Album artist 88 - Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin Chart Profile

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Aretha Franklin I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You 1967 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009 (1967), Billboard 2 - Apr 1967 (79 weeks) (17 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1967), D.Marsh 5 of 1967, US BB 8 of 1967, US CashBox 13 of 1967, UK 36 - Aug 1967 (2 weeks), Channel4 49, PopVortex 68 (1967), Vinyl Surrender 70 of all time, Rolling Stone 83, Acclaimed 84 (1967), RS100 91, WXPN 579 (1967), WTMD 666, RYM 7 of 1967
2 Aretha Franklin Lady Soul 1968 Billboard 2 - Feb 1968 (52 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1968), US CashBox 7 of 1968, D.Marsh 7 of 1968, US BB 12 of 1968, Italy 15 of 1968, UK 25 - Apr 1968 (18 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 27 of all time, France (InfoDisc) 43 of 1968 (peak 1, 68 weeks), RS100 48, PopVortex 71 (1968), Rolling Stone 84, Guiness 85, German RS100 97, Acclaimed 111 (1968), RYM 8 of 1968
3 Aretha Franklin Aretha Now 1968 Billboard 3 - Jul 1968 (35 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Norway 4 - Oct 1968 (25 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1968), UK 6 - Sep 1968 (11 weeks), D.Marsh 12 of 1968, US CashBox 17 of 1968, US BB 29 of 1968, Vinyl Surrender 36 of all time, Italy 50 of 1969, Acclaimed 2561 (1968), RYM 78 of 1968
4 Aretha Franklin Who's Zoomin' Who? 1985 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1985), Sweden 8 - Aug 1985 (12 weeks), Norway 15 - Aug 1985 (9 weeks), Billboard 16 - Aug 1985 (38 weeks), Switzerland 21 - Aug 1985 (8 weeks), US BB 42 of 1985, UK 49 - Jan 1986 (12 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1986), Xgau rating A (1985)
5 Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace 1972 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1972), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1992), Billboard 7 - Jun 1972 (23 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 25 of 1972, US CashBox 59 of 1972, US BB 72 of 1972, Acclaimed 788 (1972), RYM 43 of 1972, Xgau rating B+ (1972)
6 Aretha Franklin Soul '69 1969 Billboard 15 - Feb 1969 (32 weeks), D.Marsh 17 of 1969, Italy 48 of 1969, US BB 61 of 1969, US CashBox 90 of 1969, Acclaimed 2826 (1969), RYM 173 of 1969
7 Aretha Franklin Aretha 1986 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1986), Norway 12 - Nov 1986 (4 weeks), Sweden 12 - Nov 1986 (14 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Nov 1986 (3 weeks), Billboard 32 - Oct 1980 (69 weeks), UK 51 - Nov 1986 (13 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1986)
8 Aretha Franklin Aretha Arrives 1967 Billboard 5 - Aug 1967 (41 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 12 of 1967, US BB 16 of 1967, US CashBox 35 of 1967, RYM 135 of 1967
9 Aretha Franklin Greatest Hits 1980 - 1994 1994 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1995), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1999), UK 27 - Mar 1994 (3 weeks), Switzerland 34 - Mar 1994 (3 weeks), Billboard 85 - Mar 1994 (29 weeks)
10 Aretha Franklin Spirit In The Dark 1970 D.Marsh 12 of 1970, Australia Goset 17 - Jan 1971 (1 week), Billboard 25 - Sep 1970 (22 weeks), US CashBox 94 of 1970, Acclaimed 1172 (1970), RYM 73 of 1970, Xgau rating A (1970)
11 Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted & Black 1972 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1972), Billboard 11 - Feb 1972 (31 weeks), D.Marsh 12 of 1972, US CashBox 60 of 1972, US BB 65 of 1972, Acclaimed 1353 (1972), RYM 96 of 1972, Xgau rating A (1972)
12 Aretha Franklin Through The Storm 1989 Norway 11 - May 1989 (7 weeks), Sweden 17 - May 1989 (10 weeks), Switzerland 19 - Jun 1989 (5 weeks), UK 46 - Jun 1989 (1 week), Billboard 55 - May 1989 (18 weeks), Italy 57 of 1989, Xgau rating B+ (1989)
13 Aretha Franklin Respect, The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin 2003 Sweden 1 - Jan 2003 (18 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 2004), Norway 5 - Mar 2003 (6 weeks), UK 15 - Jun 2002 (1 week)
14 Aretha Franklin Aretha Live At Fillmore West 1971 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1971), Billboard 7 - Jun 1971 (34 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US 70s 9 - Jun 1971 (2 months), D.Marsh 23 of 1971, US CashBox 31 of 1971, US BB 31 of 1971, Xgau rating B (1971)
15 Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose 1998 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1998), Sweden 29 - Apr 1998 (3 weeks), Billboard 30 - Apr 1998 (15 weeks), Norway 32 - Apr 1998 (3 weeks), Switzerland 36 - Apr 1998 (3 weeks)
16 Aretha Franklin Aretha in Paris 1969 Billboard 13 - Nov 1968 (20 weeks), US BB 50 of 1969, Italy 51 of 1969, France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1969 (peak 7, 37 weeks)
17 Aretha Franklin This Girl's In Love With You 1970 Australia Goset 15 - Jun 1970 (5 weeks), Billboard 17 - Feb 1970 (30 weeks), D.Marsh 31 of 1970, US CashBox 90 of 1970, Xgau rating B+ (1970)
18 Aretha Franklin Sparkle 1976 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1976), Billboard 18 - Jun 1976 (23 weeks), US CashBox 45 of 1976, Defin200 193 (1976), Xgau rating B (1976)
19 Aretha Franklin Jump To It 1982 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1983), Billboard 23 - Aug 1982 (30 weeks), US CashBox 53 of 1982, Xgau rating B+ (1982)
20 Aretha Franklin Let Me In Your Life 1974 Billboard 14 - Mar 1974 (25 weeks), D.Marsh 29 of 1974, US CashBox 91 of 1974, US BB 91 of 1974, Xgau rating B+ (1974)
21 Aretha Franklin The Very Best Of Aretha Franklin, Vol I (the 60's) 2013 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2001), Billboard 189 - Apr 2013 (1 week)
22 Aretha Franklin What You See Is What You Sweat 1991 Norway 14 - Aug 1991 (6 weeks), Sweden 19 - Jul 1991 (8 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Aug 1991 (6 weeks), Billboard 153 - Aug 1991 (7 weeks)
23 Aretha Franklin Get It Right 1983 Billboard 36 - Jul 1983 (18 weeks), Sweden 37 - Aug 1983 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1983)
24 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin's Greatest Hits 1971 Billboard 19 - Jun 1967 (48 weeks), UK 38 - Nov 1998 (6 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1971)
25 Aretha Franklin The Best of Aretha Franklin 1994 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 2002), France Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 2008)
26 Aretha Franklin Runnin' Out Of Fools 1964 Billboard 84 - Dec 1964 (13 weeks), RYM 192 of 1964
27 Aretha Franklin Queen Of Soul, Very Best Of 1994 UK 20 - Oct 1994 (5 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1994), KEXP 864
28 Aretha Franklin Hey Now Hey (The Other Side Of The Sky) 1973 D.Marsh 27 of 1973, Billboard 30 - Jul 1973 (20 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1973)
29 Aretha Franklin Love All the Hurt Away 1981 Billboard 36 - Aug 1981 (17 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1981)
30 Aretha Franklin One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism 1987 Billboard 106 - Dec 1987 (16 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1988)
31 Aretha Franklin Yeah! 1965 Billboard 101 - Jul 1965 (8 weeks)
32 Aretha Franklin The First Lady Of Soul 1985 UK 89 - May 1986 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 1985)
33 Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics 2014 Billboard 13 - Nov 2014 (6 weeks)
34 Aretha Franklin Soul Sister 1966 Billboard 132 - Aug 1966 (4 weeks)
35 Aretha Franklin A Woman Falling Out Of Love 2011 Billboard 54 - May 2011 (2 weeks)
36 Aretha Franklin Almighty Fire 1978 Billboard 63 - May 1978 (11 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1978)
37 Aretha Franklin Take A Look 1967 Billboard 173 - Oct 1967 (8 weeks)
38 Aretha Franklin Aretha's Gold 1969 Billboard 18 - Jul 1969 (33 weeks)
39 Aretha Franklin Jewels In The Crown: Duets With The Queen 2007 Billboard 54 - Dec 2007 (7 weeks)
40 Aretha Franklin This Christmas 2008 Billboard 102 - Nov 2008 (8 weeks)
41 Aretha Franklin 30 Greatest Hits 2012 Billboard 117 - Aug 2012 (2 weeks)
42 Aretha Franklin So Damn Happy 2003 Billboard 33 - Oct 2003 (11 weeks)
43 Aretha Franklin Sweet Passion 1977 Billboard 49 - Jun 1977 (19 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1977)
44 Aretha Franklin You 1975 Billboard 83 - Nov 1975 (11 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1975)
45 Aretha Franklin La Diva 1979 Billboard 146 - Oct 1979 (6 weeks), Xgau rating B (1979)
46 Aretha Franklin With Everything I Feel in Me 1974 Billboard 57 - Dec 1974 (13 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1974)
47 Aretha Franklin A Bag Full Of Soul 1969 Norway 20 - Oct 1969 (1 week)
48 Aretha Franklin Ten Years Of Gold 1976 Billboard 135 - Dec 1976 (8 weeks)
49 Aretha Franklin The Very Best Of 2010 UK 59 - Mar 2010 (1 week)
50 Aretha Franklin In The Beginning/The World Of Aretha Franklin 1960-1967 1972 Billboard 160 - Jun 1972 (9 weeks)
51 Aretha Franklin Best Of... 1984 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1989)
52 Aretha Franklin The Gospel Soul of Aretha Franklin 1956 RYM 143 of 1956
53 Aretha Franklin TBC 1998 Norway 37 - May 1998 (1 week)

In addition to the above listed albums Aretha Franklin also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Celine Dion, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Shania Twain & Mariah Carey Vh1 Divas Live 1998 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1998), Norway 9 - Oct 1998 (7 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Oct 1998 (14 weeks), Austria 15 - Nov 1998 (3 months), Billboard 21 - Oct 1998 (20 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 42 of 1998, Italy 45 of 1998

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17 Oct 2016

#24 - The First Lady Of Soul

Based on time frame of 1968, the following Chart Entry should be removed from this 1985 album & transferred to 1968 album #2 (Lady Soul). France InfoDisc 43 of 1968 (peak 1, 68 weeks).

Data fixed, thanks


4 Oct 2016

#10 - The First Lady Of Soul

When you recently made a correction a Chart Entry was posted to the wrongalbum. The following entry should be removed from #10 & posted to #2 (Lady Soul) - Billboard 2 - 52 weeks - Feb. 1968).

That looks correct, fixed thanks


21 Sep 2016

(4) Double Listings

#2 & #23 are the same (Aretha: Lady Soul). #5 & #2 (under Duets w/James Cleveland - Amazing Grace) are the same. Also #7 & #38 (Aretha Franklin: Soul '69). And finally #14 & #50 (Greatest Hits (1980-1994).

Data fixed, thanks


18 Jan 2015

(2) Double Listings

#2 & #27 are the same (Aretha: Lady Soul). Also #7 & #29 (Aretha Franklin: Soul '69).

Data fixed, thanks