Album artist 120 - Jay-Z

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Jay-Z The Blueprint 2001 Billboard 1 - Sep 2001 (35 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Sep 2001, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2002), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Nov 2001), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 2003), BEA 8 of 2001, Norway 15 - Sep 2009 (4 weeks), US BB 21 of 2001, NME 22 of 2000-09, Sweden 30 - Sep 2001 (2 weeks), Defin200 128 (2001), Acclaimed 239 (2001), Rolling Stone 464, WTMD 583, RYM 17 of 2001
2 Jay-Z The Blueprint 3 2009 Billboard 1 - Sep 2009 (55 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 2009, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2009, US (Sup) Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2009), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Dec 2009), UK 4 - Sep 2009 (38 weeks), US BB 12 of 2009, Switzerland 12 - Sep 2009 (11 weeks), Acclaim Year 41 of 2009
3 Jay-Z The Black Album 2003 Billboard 1 - Nov 2003 (59 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 2003, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2005), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Jan 2004), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 2004), Norway 18 - Dec 2003 (2 weeks), US BB 22 of 2003, Switzerland 29 - Nov 2003 (1 week), UK 34 - Nov 2003 (7 weeks), Billboard 136 of the 2000s, Defin200 161 (2003), Acclaimed 1156 (2003), RYM 158 of 2003
4 Jay-Z Kingdom Come 2006 Billboard 1 - Dec 2006 (19 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2006, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2006), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Nov 2006), Switzerland 17 - Dec 2006 (5 weeks), UK 35 - Dec 2006 (4 weeks), US BB 68 of 2006, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 2006)
5 Jay-Z American Gangster 2007 Billboard 1 - Nov 2007 (26 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2007, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2007), Switzerland 16 - Nov 2007 (4 weeks), Norway 29 - Nov 2007 (1 week), UK 30 - Nov 2007 (5 weeks), US BB 57 of 2007, Acclaim Year 59 of 2007
6 Jay-Z The Blueprint 2 : The Gift & The Curse 2002 Billboard 1 - Nov 2002 (26 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2002, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2002), Canada 2 X Platinum (certified by CRIA in Mar 2003), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 2003), US BB 89 of 2002
7 Jay-Z Hard Knock Life, Volume 2 1998 Billboard 1 - Oct 1998 (69 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1998, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2000), US BB 7 of 1998, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA)
8 Jay-Z Vol 3: Life & Times of S Carter 2000 Billboard 1 - Jan 2000 (47 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 2000, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2001), US BB 25 of 2000, Billboard 165 of the 2000s
9 Jay-Z Magna Carta Holy Grail 2013 Billboard 1 - Jul 2013 (37 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Jul 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013
10 Jay-Z The Dynasty: Roc La Familia 2000 Billboard 1 - Nov 2000 (33 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2000, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2000), US BB 46 of 2000
11 Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2002), BEA 8 of 1996, Billboard 23 - Jul 1996 (18 weeks), Rolling Stone 248, Acclaimed 1306 (1996), RYM 4 of 1996
12 Jay-Z In My Lifetime Vol 1 1997 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1999), Billboard 3 - Nov 1997 (24 weeks) (1 week in top 10), US BB 77 of 1997, Defin200 189 (1997)
13 Jay-Z The Hits Collection - Vol 1 2010 UK 20 - Nov 2010 (4 weeks), Billboard 43 - Dec 2010 (18 weeks)
14 Jay-Z The Blueprint: Collector's Edition 2009 Billboard 30 - Sep 2009 (3 weeks)
15 Jay-Z Live In Brooklyn 2012 Billboard 36 - Oct 2012 (2 weeks)
16 Jay-Z Blueprint 2.1 2003 Billboard 17 - Apr 2003 (13 weeks)
17 Jay-Z MTV Unplugged 2002 Billboard 31 - Jan 2002 (17 weeks)
18 Jay-Z The Black Album: Acappella 2004 Billboard 106 - May 2004 (2 weeks)

In addition to the above listed albums Jay-Z also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Jay-Z & Linkin Park Collision Course 2004 Billboard 1 - Dec 2004 (25 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2004, Norway 1 - Jan 2004 (12 weeks), Canada 2 X Platinum (certified by CRIA in Feb 2005), Switzerland 2 - Dec 2004 (18 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2005), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 2008), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2005), France Gold (certified by SNEP Sep 2005), Germany 5 - Dec 2004 (11 weeks), Austria 7 - Dec 2004 (5 months), Sweden 9 - Dec 2004 (13 weeks), UK 15 - Dec 2004 (16 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 42 of 2005
2 Jay-Z & Kanye West Watch the Throne 2011 Billboard 1 - Aug 2011 (66 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Aug 2011, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2011, Germany 2 - Aug 2011 (2 weeks), UK 3 - Aug 2011 (11 weeks), Acclaim Year 20 of 2011, Australia (ARIA) 48 of 2011
3 R Kelly & Jay-Z Unfinished Business 2004 Billboard 1 - Nov 2004 (11 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2004, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2004), UK 61 - Nov 2004 (1 week), US BB 71 of 2004
4 R Kelly & Jay-Z The Best Of Both Worlds 2002 Billboard 2 - Apr 2002 (17 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2002), Switzerland 18 - Apr 2002 (4 weeks), US BB 42 of 2002

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24 Oct 2016

Double Listing - Magna Carta...Holy Grail

#11 & #13 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


20 Sep 2016

Double Listing - Hits Collection: Volume One

#14 & #20 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


3 Dec 2014

(2) Double Listings

#1 & #13 are the same (The Blueprint). Also #1 & #5 (under duets w/Linkin Park - Collision Course).

Data fixed, thanks