Album artist 56 - Paul Simon

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Paul Simon Chart Profile

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

He was also a member of Simon & Garfunkel.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Paul Simon Graceland 1986 UK 1 - Sep 1986 (108 weeks), Library of Congress artifact added 2006 (1986), Canada 1 for 4 weeks - 1987, Europe num 1 for 1 week - Mar 1987, Switzerland 1 - Oct 1986 (40 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1986, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Nov 1986, Grammy in 1986, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012 (1986), US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1995), UK 5 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1988), US 2 of 1987, Germany 2 - Jan 1987 (38 weeks), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Billboard 3 - Sep 1986 (105 weeks) (24 weeks in top 10), Austria 3 - Mar 1987 (8 months), BEA 3 of 1986, US CashBox 4 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 4 of 1987 (peak 1), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), US BB 6 of 1987, Vatican 7 of all time, Norway 13 - Sep 1986 (4 weeks), Sweden 13 - Sep 1986 (26 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1986, WTMD 13, Italy 15 of 1987, France Best 15 of 1986, WXPN 18 (1986), France (InfoDisc) 19 of 1987 (peak 1, 28 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), UK Radio2 23, DMDB 39, Vinyl Surrender 41 of all time, Virgin 43, UK 51 of all time (2.2 M claimed) (1986), RS100 56, PopVortex 57 (1986), Acclaimed 67 (1986), Rolling Stone 81, NARM 83, Defin200 83 (1986), Channel4 84, Guiness 93, RYM 4 of 1986, WFUV 13, AVrev 37, Xgau rating A (1986)
2 Paul Simon Paul Simon 1972 UK 1 - Feb 1972 (24 weeks), Norway 1 - Mar 1972 (28 weeks), Japan 1 for 5 weeks - May 1972, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Billboard 4 - Feb 1972 (36 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), Dutch 70s 4 - Feb 1972 (13 weeks), US 70s 6 - Mar 1972 (2 months), Australia Goset 7 - Apr 1972 (14 weeks), D.Marsh 10 of 1972, US CashBox 14 of 1972, Australia (Kent) 22 of 1972 (peak 5), US BB 28 of 1972, Italy 73 of 1972, Acclaimed 658 (1972), RYM 53 of 1972, Xgau rating A+ (1972)
3 Paul Simon The Rhythm Of The Saints 1990 UK 1 - Oct 1990 (28 weeks), Europe num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1990, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1991), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1990), Grammy in 1991 (Nominated), Switzerland 3 - Oct 1990 (17 weeks), Billboard 4 - Nov 1990 (53 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Norway 6 - Oct 1990 (5 weeks), Austria 7 - Nov 1990 (3 months), Sweden 8 - Oct 1990 (12 weeks), Germany 11 - Nov 1990 (7 weeks), US BB 17 of 1990, Australia (ARIA) 36 of 1990, US CashBox 42 of 1991, Italy 76 of 1990, France (InfoDisc) 83 of 1990 (peak 22, 10 weeks), WXPN 249 (1990), WTMD 571, RYM 115 of 1990
4 Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years 1975 Billboard 1 - Oct 1975 (39 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (22 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 1975, Grammy in 1975, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003 (1975), US 70s 2 - Nov 1975 (5 months), US BB 4 of 1975, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1975), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1976), D.Marsh 5 of 1975, UK 6 - Nov 1975 (31 weeks), Norway 8 - Nov 1975 (13 weeks), Sweden 9 - Nov 1975 (8 weeks), US CashBox 33 of 1975, Acclaimed 884 (1975), RYM 91 of 1975, Xgau rating B (1975)
5 Paul Simon There Goes Rhymin' Simon 1973 Billboard 2 - May 1973 (48 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Grammy in 1973 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), US 70s 3 - Jun 1973 (2 months), UK 4 - Jun 1973 (22 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1973), Norway 6 - Jun 1973 (19 weeks), Australia Goset 6 - Jul 1973 (20 weeks), D.Marsh 11 of 1973, US CashBox 21 of 1973, US BB 31 of 1973, France (InfoDisc) 38 of 1973 (peak 5, 24 weeks), Rolling Stone 267, Acclaimed 821 (1973), RYM 78 of 1973, Xgau rating B+ (1973)
6 Paul Simon One-Trick Pony 1980 Norway 2 - Sep 1980 (27 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1980), Sweden 9 - Sep 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 12 - Sep 1980 (26 weeks), UK 17 - Aug 1980 (12 weeks), D.Marsh 33 of 1980, US BB 61 of 1980, US CashBox 66 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 89 of 1980 (peak 11, 24 weeks), Holland free40 100 of 1980, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), Xgau rating B- (1980)
7 Paul Simon You're The One 2000 Grammy in 2000 (Nominated), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 2001), Norway 9 - Oct 2000 (6 weeks), Billboard 19 - Oct 2000 (21 weeks), UK 20 - Oct 2000 (4 weeks), Sweden 24 - Oct 2000 (4 weeks), Austria 30 - Oct 2000 (1 month), Switzerland 40 - Oct 2000 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 2000)
8 Paul Simon Greatest Hits, Etc 1977 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1978), UK 3 - Dec 1977 (16 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1977), France Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Billboard 18 - Dec 1977 (23 weeks), US CashBox 96 of 1978, Xgau rating A (1977)
9 Paul Simon Hearts & Bones 1983 Norway 3 - Nov 1983 (9 weeks), Sweden 11 - Nov 1983 (12 weeks), Switzerland 25 - Nov 1983 (1 week), UK 34 - Nov 1983 (8 weeks), Billboard 35 - Nov 1983 (18 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 84 of 1983 (peak 19, 25 weeks), RYM 41 of 1983, Xgau rating B+ (1983)
10 Paul Simon Negotiations & Love Songs 1971-1986 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), UK 17 - Nov 1988 (15 weeks), Billboard 110 - Nov 1988 (14 weeks), Xgau rating B (1988)
11 Paul Simon Surprise 2006 UK 4 - Jun 2006 (5 weeks), Sweden 10 - May 2006 (5 weeks), Billboard 14 - May 2006 (13 weeks), Norway 20 - May 2006 (2 weeks), Switzerland 55 - May 2006 (3 weeks), US BB 204 of 2006
12 Paul Simon Live Rhymin' 1974 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1974), Norway 19 - May 1974 (2 weeks), Australia Goset 20 - Jun 1974 (2 weeks), Billboard 33 - Mar 1974 (17 weeks), RYM 178 of 1974, Xgau rating C+ (1974)
13 Paul Simon Shining Like A National Guitar, Greatest Hits 2000 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 2000), Norway 5 - Jun 2000 (12 weeks), UK 6 - May 2000 (12 weeks), Sweden 14 - Jun 2000 (10 weeks), Austria 23 - Jun 2000 (2 months), Switzerland 23 - May 2000 (7 weeks)
14 Paul Simon So Beautiful Or So What 2011 Billboard 4 - Apr 2011 (16 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), UK 6 - Jun 2011 (6 weeks), Acclaim Year 68 of 2011
15 Paul Simon 1964 - 1993 1993 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1993), Billboard 173 - Oct 1993 (2 weeks)
16 Paul Simon Tales From New York - The Very Best Of 2000 Sweden 1 - Feb 2000 (12 weeks), UK 9 - Feb 2000 (9 weeks)
17 Paul Simon Songs From The Capeman 1997 Norway 32 - Dec 1997 (2 weeks), Sweden 36 - Nov 1997 (3 weeks), Billboard 42 - Dec 1997 (11 weeks)
18 Paul Simon Paul Simon's Concert in the Park, August 15th, 1991 1991 UK 60 - Nov 1991 (1 week), Billboard 74 - Nov 1991 (11 weeks), RYM 131 of 1991
19 Paul Simon The Essential Paul Simon 2007 UK 12 - Jun 2008 (4 weeks), Billboard 42 - Jul 2007 (5 weeks)
20 Paul Simon Stranger to stranger 2016 Billboard 3 - Jun 2016 (6 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
21 Paul Simon The Paul Simon Collection: On My Way, Don't Know Where I'm Goin' 2002 Sweden 22 - Mar 2003 (4 weeks), Billboard 57 - Nov 2002 (7 weeks)
22 Paul Simon This Better Be Good 2009 Billboard 60 - Jul 2009 (5 weeks)
23 Paul Simon Songwriter 2011 Billboard 141 - Nov 2011 (1 week)
24 Paul Simon Live In New York City 2012 Billboard 95 - Oct 2012 (1 week)
25 Paul Simon The Paul Simon Anthology Album 1993 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 2003)
26 Paul Simon The Paul Simon Songbook 1965 RYM 28 of 1965

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23 Sep 2016

(4) Double Listings

#9 & #26 are the same (Greatest Hits, Etc.). Also #14 & #27 (Paul Simon In Concert/Live Rhymin'). Also #23 & #29 (The Essential Paul Simon). And finally #25 & #30 (The Paul Simon Collection...).

Data fixed, thanks


4 Nov 2012

Sales

What is the total sales including simon and garfunkel

We don't know and we suspect no one does