Album artist 126 - The Temptations

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The Temptations Chart Profile

This page lists the album chart runs of The Temptations. A list of songs by The Temptations can be found here. The albums are listed with the most widely successful first.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Temptations All Directions 1972 Billboard 2 - Aug 1972 (44 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), US 70s 3 - Oct 1972 (3 months), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), D.Marsh 15 of 1972, UK 19 - Jan 1973 (7 weeks), US BB 20 of 1972, France (InfoDisc) 28 of 1972 (peak 8, 8 weeks), US CashBox 37 of 1973, Italy 42 of 1973, Acclaimed 2366 (1972), Xgau rating B+ (1972)
2 The Temptations Temptations Greatest Hits 1967 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 5 - Dec 1966 (120 weeks) (14 weeks in top 10), US 5 of 1967, US BB 9 of 1967, UK 17 - Feb 1967 (40 weeks), US CashBox 57 of 1967
3 The Temptations Masterpiece 1973 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 7 - Mar 1973 (28 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - Apr 1973 (2 months), D.Marsh 9 of 1973, UK 28 - Jul 1973 (3 weeks), Italy 37 of 1973, US CashBox 46 of 1973, US BB 49 of 1973, France (InfoDisc) 51 of 1973 (peak 6, 16 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1973)
4 The Temptations Cloud Nine 1969 Billboard 4 - Mar 1969 (40 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), US BB 25 of 1969, UK 32 - Sep 1969 (1 week), US CashBox 37 of 1969, Acclaimed 2014 (1969), RYM 157 of 1969
5 The Temptations Puzzle People 1969 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 5 - Oct 1969 (41 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), UK 20 - Feb 1970 (4 weeks), US BB 24 of 1969, D.Marsh 37 of 1969, US CashBox 85 of 1970
6 The Temptations With A Lot O' Soul 1967 Billboard 7 - Aug 1967 (36 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), UK 19 - Nov 1967 (18 weeks), D.Marsh 32 of 1967, US BB 38 of 1967, US CashBox 55 of 1967
7 The Temptations Psychedelic Shack 1970 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 9 - Apr 1970 (30 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US BB 45 of 1970, US CashBox 49 of 1970, UK 56 - Jul 1970 (1 week), Acclaimed 2216 (1970), Xgau rating B (1970)
8 The Temptations Temptin' Temptations 1965 Billboard 11 - Nov 1965 (37 weeks), D.Marsh 25 of 1965, US BB 55 of 1966, US CashBox 64 of 1966, RYM 117 of 1965
9 The Temptations Getting Ready 1966 Billboard 12 - Jul 1966 (35 weeks), UK 40 - Dec 1966 (2 weeks), US BB 53 of 1966, US CashBox 56 of 1966
10 The Temptations A Song For You 1975 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 13 - Feb 1975 (36 weeks), US CashBox 32 of 1975, Italy 82 of 1975, US BB 95 of 1975, Xgau rating C (1975)
11 The Temptations The Temptations Live! 1967 Billboard 10 - Apr 1967 (51 weeks) (1 week in top 10), UK 20 - Jul 1967 (4 weeks), US CashBox 42 of 1967, US BB 52 of 1967
12 The Temptations Meet the Temptations 1964 D.Marsh 6 of 1964, Billboard 95 - May 1964 (11 weeks), Acclaimed 2847 (1964), RYM 119 of 1964
13 The Temptations In A Mellow Mood 1967 Billboard 13 - Dec 1967 (44 weeks), D.Marsh 24 of 1967, US BB 53 of 1968, US CashBox 71 of 1968
14 The Temptations I Wish It Would Rain 1968 Billboard 13 - May 1968 (41 weeks), D.Marsh 17 of 1968, US CashBox 30 of 1968, US BB 62 of 1968
15 The Temptations The Temptations Sing Smokey 1965 D.Marsh 8 of 1965, Billboard 35 - Apr 1965 (26 weeks), Acclaimed 1113 (1965), RYM 96 of 1965
16 The Temptations Greatest Hits Vol. 2 1970 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 15 - Sep 1970 (70 weeks), UK 25 - Dec 1970 (5 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1970)
17 The Temptations 20th Century Masters - The Best Of The Temptations 2011 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2005), Billboard 73 - Oct 2011 (51 weeks)
18 The Temptations Phoenix Rising 1998 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 44 - Sep 1998 (44 weeks)
19 The Temptations Temptations Anthology 1973 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 65 - Sep 1973 (26 weeks), Rolling Stone 398
20 The Temptations The Temptations 1965 UK EP 18 - Apr 1965, Billboard 119 - Aug 1981 (9 weeks)
21 The Temptations The Ultimate Collection 1998 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 2005), Billboard 137 - Nov 1998 (2 weeks)
22 The Temptations Sky's The Limit 1971 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), Billboard 16 - May 1971 (35 weeks), US CashBox 55 of 1971, Xgau rating B (1971)
23 The Temptations 1990 1973 Billboard 19 - Dec 1973 (22 weeks), Italy 53 of 1974, Xgau rating C- (1973)
24 The Temptations Solid Rock 1972 Billboard 24 - Jan 1972 (22 weeks), UK 34 - Apr 1972 (2 weeks), Xgau rating C (1972)
25 The Temptations Truly For You 1984 Billboard 55 - Nov 1984 (33 weeks), UK 75 - Dec 1984 (5 weeks)
26 The Temptations Wings Of Love 1976 Billboard 29 - Apr 1976 (19 weeks), Sweden 32 - Apr 1976 (2 weeks)
27 The Temptations Reunion 1982 Billboard 37 - May 1982 (18 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1982)
28 The Temptations It's The Temptations 1967 UK EP 8 - Feb 1967
29 The Temptations The Best Of The Temptations- Volume 1-The '60s: 20th Century The Millennium 2011 Billboard 132 - Aug 2011 (10 weeks)
30 The Temptations Live At The Copa 1969 Billboard 15 - Jan 1969 (24 weeks)
31 The Temptations Together Again 1987 Billboard 112 - Oct 1987 (21 weeks)
32 The Temptations Back To Basics 1984 Billboard 152 - Apr 1984 (9 weeks)
33 The Temptations Reflections 2006 Billboard 80 - Feb 2006 (2 weeks)
34 The Temptations To Be Continued 1986 Billboard 74 - Aug 1986 (33 weeks)
35 The Temptations Back To Front 2007 Billboard 108 - Nov 2007 (1 week)
36 The Temptations The Temptations Show 1969 Billboard 24 - Aug 1969 (16 weeks)
37 The Temptations Surface Thrills 1983 Billboard 159 - Mar 1983 (9 weeks)
38 The Temptations 25th Anniversary 1986 Billboard 140 - May 1986 (15 weeks)
39 The Temptations Touch Me 1986 Billboard 146 - Jan 1986 (10 weeks)
40 The Temptations The Best Of The Temptations Christmas 2012 Billboard 102 - Dec 2012 (16 weeks)
41 The Temptations Icon: The Temptations 2012 Billboard 200 - Feb 2012 (1 week)
42 The Temptations Ear-Resistible 2000 Billboard 54 - Jun 2000 (12 weeks)
43 The Temptations Motown's Greatest Hits 1992 UK 8 - Apr 1992 (9 weeks)
44 The Temptations Legacy 2004 Billboard 163 - Jun 2004 (1 week)
45 The Temptations Power 1980 Billboard 45 - May 1980 (14 weeks)
46 The Temptations My Girl: The Very Best Of The Temptations 2002 Billboard 167 - May 2002 (1 week)
47 The Temptations Awesome 2001 Billboard 140 - Dec 2001 (2 weeks)
48 The Temptations Live At The Talk Of The Town 1970 Billboard 21 - Aug 1970 (18 weeks)
49 The Temptations The Temptations Do The Temptations 1976 Billboard 53 - Sep 1976 (14 weeks)
50 The Temptations House Party 1975 Billboard 40 - Nov 1975 (20 weeks)
51 The Temptations Hear To Tempt You 1977 Billboard 113 - Dec 1977 (13 weeks)
52 The Temptations Classic Soul Hits 2008 UK 8 - Mar 2008 (5 weeks)
53 The Temptations At Their Very Best 2001 UK 28 - Jan 2001 (5 weeks)
54 The Temptations Give Love At Christmas unknown US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999)
55 The Temptations All The Million-sellers unknown US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999)
56 The Temptations Christmas Card unknown US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999)
57 The Temptations Great Songs That Inspired Motown unknown US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999)
58 The Temptations Bare Back 1978 Xgau rating C (1978)

In addition to the above listed albums The Temptations also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations The Original Soundtrack From TCB 1969 Billboard 1 - Dec 1968 (34 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (11 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 1969, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), UK 11 - Jun 1969 (12 weeks), Australia (Kent) 17 of 1969 (peak 3), US CashBox 24 of 1969, US BB 26 of 1969
2 Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations 1969 UK 1 - Jan 1969 (15 weeks), Billboard 2 - Nov 1968 (32 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1999), US BB 30 of 1969, US CashBox 51 of 1969
3 Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations Together 1969 UK 28 - Feb 1970 (4 weeks), Billboard 28 - Oct 1969 (18 weeks)

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20 Sep 2016

(4) Double Listings

#56 & #58 are the same (Anthology). Also #20 & #50 (Greatest Hits II). Also #29 & #30 (The Best Of: 20th Century Masters). Finally #15 & #26 (In A Mellow Mood).

Data fixed, thanks


18 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Greatest Hits - Vol. 2

#18 & #37 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


1 Dec 2014

Double Listing - Anthology

#28 & #35 are the same. 1973 is the year it hit the Billboard charts.

The data has been fixed, but we can't change the deduced year