Album artist 64 - Van Halen

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Van Halen Chart Profile

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Van Halen 5150 1986 Billboard 1 - Apr 1986 (63 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Apr 1986, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1986, US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Sweden 2 - Apr 1986 (17 weeks), US CashBox 4 of 1986, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Norway 5 - Apr 1986 (10 weeks), US BB 9 of 1986, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Germany 11 - Jun 1986 (15 weeks), Austria 13 - May 1986 (1 month), UK 16 - Apr 1986 (18 weeks), Switzerland 16 - Apr 1986 (8 weeks), Australia (Kent) 21 of 1986 (peak 5), Fox101 72, Acclaimed 2435 (1986), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1986), RYM 105 of 1986, Xgau rating C+ (1986)
2 Van Halen 1984 (mcmlxxxiv) 1984 Canada 1 for 4 weeks - 1984, US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1999), Billboard 2 - Jan 1984 (79 weeks) (27 weeks in top 10), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2009), Sweden 4 - Jan 1984 (18 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1987), US BB 7 of 1984, Switzerland 7 - Feb 1984 (20 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1984 (peak 5, 43 weeks), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 11 of 1984, Germany 11 - Mar 1984 (19 weeks), Norway 12 - Jan 1984 (5 weeks), UK 15 - Feb 1984 (25 weeks), Austria 15 - Apr 1984 (1 month), Fox101 35, Holland free40 47 of 1984, Italy 78 of 1984, Defin200 102 (1984), WXPN 660 (1984), Acclaimed 775 (1984), RYM 37 of 1984, AVrev 13, Xgau rating B+ (1984)
3 Van Halen Van Halen 1978 US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), BEA 2 of 1978, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1984), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), Billboard 19 - Mar 1978 (171 weeks), Fox101 19, France (InfoDisc) 20 of 1978 (peak 7, 69 weeks), Holland free40 30 of 1978, UK 34 - May 1978 (11 weeks), NARM 60, Defin200 60 (1978), US Longest Running Album 68 1978 (169 weeks), DMDB 86, US CashBox 95 of 1978, Acclaimed 272 (1978), WTMD 280, WXPN 409 (1978), Rolling Stone 415, RYM 5 of 1978, AVrev 29, Xgau rating C (1978)
4 Van Halen OU 812 1988 Billboard 1 - Jun 1988 (46 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1988, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Norway 5 - Jun 1988 (6 weeks), US CashBox 9 of 1988, Switzerland 9 - Jun 1988 (8 weeks), Sweden 9 - Jun 1988 (9 weeks), Germany 12 - Jun 1988 (5 weeks), US BB 13 of 1988, UK 16 - Jun 1988 (12 weeks), Austria 21 - Jul 1988 (1 month), Australia (ARIA) 46 of 1988, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1988), Xgau rating C (1988)
5 Van Halen Best Of - Volume 1 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (52 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Germany 7 - Nov 1996 (6 weeks), Sweden 19 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), Norway 36 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), Austria 38 - Dec 1996 (1 month), US BB 39 of 1996, UK 45 - Nov 1996 (1 week)
6 Van Halen Balance 1995 Billboard 1 - Feb 1995 (41 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 1995, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Sweden 5 - Jan 1995 (5 weeks), Switzerland 6 - Jan 1995 (17 weeks), UK 8 - Feb 1995 (3 weeks), Germany 8 - Feb 1995 (5 weeks), Norway 17 - Feb 1995 (2 weeks), US BB 26 of 1995, Austria 26 - Mar 1995 (2 months), US CashBox 28 of 1995, Italy 90 of 1995
7 Van Halen Fair Warning 1981 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Billboard 5 - May 1981 (23 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), BEA 10 of 1981, Sweden 18 - May 1981 (12 weeks), Norway 27 - Jun 1981 (4 weeks), US BB 41 of 1981, US CashBox 45 of 1981, UK 49 - May 1981 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 52 of 1981 (peak 13, 32 weeks), Holland free40 56 of 1981, Italy 78 of 1981, RYM 53 of 1981, Xgau rating B- (1981)
8 Van Halen For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge 1991 Billboard 1 - Jul 1991 (74 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Jul 1991, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Germany 6 - Jul 1991 (9 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Jun 1991 (13 weeks), UK 12 - Jun 1991 (5 weeks), US CashBox 12 of 1991, Sweden 17 - Jul 1991 (8 weeks), US BB 21 of 1991, Austria 28 - Aug 1991 (2 months)
9 Van Halen Van Halen II 1979 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Billboard 6 - Apr 1979 (47 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 6 - May 1979 (2 months), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), D.Marsh 20 of 1979, Sweden 22 - Apr 1979 (8 weeks), Holland free40 22 of 1979, UK 23 - Apr 1979 (7 weeks), US CashBox 28 of 1979, US BB 29 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 39 of 1979 (peak 14, 40 weeks), Acclaimed 2757 (1979), RYM 130 of 1979, AVrev 63, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
10 Van Halen Women & Children First 1980 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Billboard 6 - Apr 1980 (31 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), UK 15 - Apr 1980 (7 weeks), Sweden 19 - Apr 1980 (8 weeks), Norway 23 - May 1980 (7 weeks), US CashBox 25 of 1980, US BB 27 of 1980, D.Marsh 34 of 1980, Holland free40 41 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 45 of 1980 (peak 7, 48 weeks), RYM 91 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
11 Van Halen Diver Down 1982 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1998), Billboard 3 - May 1982 (65 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), Norway 19 - May 1982 (9 weeks), US CashBox 20 of 1982, US BB 23 of 1982, Sweden 28 - May 1982 (4 weeks), UK 36 - May 1982 (5 weeks), Holland free40 70 of 1982, Italy 88 of 1982, France (InfoDisc) 93 of 1982 (peak 17, 16 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1982)
12 Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now 1993 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1993), Billboard 5 - Mar 1993 (23 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Switzerland 18 - Mar 1993 (10 weeks), Sweden 21 - Mar 1993 (4 weeks), UK 24 - Mar 1993 (4 weeks), Austria 31 - Apr 1993 (1 month), US BB 64 of 1993
13 Van Halen Van Halen 3 1998 Billboard 4 - Apr 1998 (12 weeks) (1 week in top 10), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1998), Germany 13 - Mar 1998 (1 week), Norway 29 - Apr 1998 (1 week), Switzerland 38 - Mar 1998 (1 week), Sweden 39 - Mar 1998 (1 week), UK 43 - Mar 1998 (1 week), US BB 71 of 1998
14 Van Halen Best Of Both Worlds - The Very Best Of Van Halen 2004 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2004), Billboard 3 - Aug 2004 (16 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 12 - Jul 2004 (6 weeks), UK 15 - Jul 2004 (8 weeks), Norway 17 - Aug 2004 (6 weeks), US BB 86 of 2004
15 Van Halen A Different Kind Of Truth 2012 Billboard 2 - Feb 2012 (17 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Germany 8 - Feb 2012 (1 week)
16 Van Halen Tokyo Dome Live In Concert 2015 Billboard 20 - Apr 2015 (3 weeks)

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23 Sep 2016

(3) Double Listings

#2 & #17 are the same (1984 (MCMLXXXIV). Also #6 & #16 (OU812). Finally #14 & #18 (Best Of Both Worlds).

Data fixed, thanks


22 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Best Of Both Worlds

#14 & #15 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


10 Jan 2012

Van Halen

2 # 18 is the same album, and album Best Of - Volume 1 (6) is probably album 17 - http://charts.de/album.asp?artist=Van+Halen&title=Best+Of+-+Volume+1&cat=a&country=de

Thanks for the corrections