Albums from the Year 2013

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This page lists the top albums of 2013 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described in the site generation page. A list of biggest hit songs of 2013 can be found here.

The companion site chart2000.com provides an alternative (and better) set of charts of the top songs and albums of 2013. The data gathered at this site focuses on music from 2000 and before. The coverage for 2000-2009 is OK but after 2009 the number of charts included drops dramatically. The data on this site from 2013 should not be trusted.

The top ten album artists of 2013 were:

1:Justin Timberlake2:Luke Bryan3:Daft Punk4:Bruno Mars5:Michael Buble
6:Katy Perry7:Arctic Monkeys8:Eminem9:Kanye West10:Arcade Fire
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Daft Punk Random Access Memories 2013 Billboard 1 - Jun 2013 (53 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (9 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - May 2013, New Zealand 1 for 2 - May 2013, Grammy in 2013, Australia (ARIA) 5 of 2013
2 Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox 2013 Billboard 1 - Dec 2012 (145 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (25 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jan 2013, Australia (ARIA) 3 of 2013, Germany 4 - Dec 2012 (1 week), Billboard200 55
3 Michael Buble To Be Loved 2013 Billboard 1 - May 2013 (45 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2013, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Apr 2013, New Zealand 1 for 5 - Apr 2013, Juno Award in 2014 (Nominated), Australia (ARIA) 4 of 2013
4 Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience 2013 Billboard 1 - Apr 2013 (55 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Apr 2013, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Mar 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Mar 2013, Australia (ARIA) 36 of 2013, Billboard200 200
5 Katy Perry Prism 2013 Billboard 1 - Nov 2013 (102 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (17 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Nov 2013, Australia (ARIA) 2 of 2013
6 Eminem The Marshall Mathers Lp 2 2013 Billboard 1 - Nov 2013 (137 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 2013, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Nov 2013, Australia (ARIA) 8 of 2013
7 Kanye West Yeezus 2013 Billboard 1 - Jul 2013 (36 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 2013, Australia (ARIA) 65 of 2013
8 Arcade Fire Reflektor 2013 Billboard 1 - Nov 2013 (20 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Juno Award in 2014, Holland free40 31 of 2013
9 One Direction Midnight Memories 2013 Billboard 1 - Dec 2013 (88 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2013, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2013, Australia (ARIA) 6 of 2013
10 Beyonce Beyonce 2013 Billboard 1 - Dec 2013 (131 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Dec 2013, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jan 2014, Australia (ARIA) 23 of 2013
11 Keith Urban Fuse 2013 Billboard 1 - Sep 2013 (61 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, Australia (ARIA) 43 of 2013
12 Paramore Paramore 2013 Billboard 1 - Apr 2013 (76 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (1 week in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Apr 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Apr 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Apr 2013, Australia (ARIA) 51 of 2013
13 Bon Jovi What About Now 2013 Billboard 1 - Mar 2013 (10 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Australia (ARIA) 58 of 2013
14 Miley Cyrus Bangerz 2013 Billboard 1 - Oct 2013 (55 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Australia (ARIA) 64 of 2013
15 Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt 2013 Billboard 1 - Nov 2013 (16 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Australia (ARIA) 75 of 2013
16 Black Sabbath 13 2013 Billboard 1 - Jun 2013 (15 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 2013
17 Arctic Monkeys Am 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 2013, Brit best album 2014, Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 6 - Sep 2013 (121 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 20 of 2014
18 Original Soundtrack Les Miserables: Highlights From The Motion Picture 2013 Billboard 1 - Jan 2013 (12 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 2013, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Jan 2013, Australia (ARIA) 49 of 2013, UK 94 - May 2009 (1 week)
19 Drake Nothing Was the Same 2013 Billboard 1 - Oct 2013 (144 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Juno Award in 2014 (Nominated)
20 Luke Bryan Crash My Party 2013 Billboard 1 - Aug 2013 (153 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Aug 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Billboard200 109
21 Queens of The Stone Age ...like Clockwork 2013 Billboard 1 - Jun 2013 (21 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (1 week in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013, Australia (ARIA) 59 of 2013
22 Jack Johnson From Here To Now To You 2013 Billboard 1 - Oct 2013 (25 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia (ARIA) 98 of 2013
23 Robin Thicke Blurred Lines 2013 Billboard 1 - Aug 2013 (36 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
24 Josh Groban All That Echoes 2013 Billboard 1 - Feb 2013 (29 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
25 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
26 Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2 2013 Billboard 1 - Oct 2013 (66 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
27 Justin Bieber Believe Acoustic 2013 Billboard 1 - Feb 2013 (13 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
28 Selena Gomez Stars Dance 2013 Billboard 1 - Aug 2013 (25 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
29 Civil Wars The Civil Wars 2013 Billboard 1 - Aug 2013 (20 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
30 Fall Out Boy Save rock and roll 2013 Billboard 1 - May 2013 (149 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
31 Luke Bryan Spring Break... Here to Party 2013 Billboard 1 - Mar 2013 (30 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
32 ASAP Rocky Long. Live. ASAP 2013 Billboard 1 - Feb 2013 (77 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
33 Avenged Sevenfold Hail to the King 2013 Billboard 1 - Sep 2013 (60 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
34 Lorde Pure Heroine 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, New Zealand 1 for 4 - Oct 2013, Billboard 3 - Oct 2013 (100 weeks) (23 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 9 of 2013, Billboard200 189
35 Kings of Leon Mechanical Bull 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 2013, Billboard 2 - Oct 2013 (29 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 80 of 2013
36 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Mar 2013, Billboard 2 - Oct 2012 (102 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Grammy in 2013 (Nominated), Australia (ARIA) 13 of 2013
37 Lady GaGa ARTPOP 2013 Billboard 1 - Nov 2013 (28 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, Australia (ARIA) 72 of 2013
38 Lady Antebellum Golden 2013 Billboard 1 - May 2013 (50 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2013, Australia (ARIA) 92 of 2013
39 John Mayer Paradise Valley 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013, Billboard 2 - Sep 2013 (22 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
40 David Bowie The Next Day 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Mar 2013, Billboard 2 - Mar 2013 (13 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Australia (ARIA) 100 of 2013
41 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Feb 2013, Billboard 29 - Mar 2013 (2 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 83 of 2013
42 Ariana Grande Yours Truly 2013 Billboard 1 - Sep 2013 (53 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2013
43 Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City 2013 Billboard 1 - Jun 2013 (55 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013
44 Chris Tomlin Burning Lights 2013 Billboard 1 - Jan 2013 (42 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (1 week in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jan 2013
45 Wale The Gifted 2013 Billboard 1 - Jul 2013 (15 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013
46 Kenny Chesney Life on a Rock 2013 Billboard 1 - May 2013 (22 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2013
47 J Cole Born Sinner 2013 Billboard 1 - Jul 2013 (72 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013
48 Gary Allan Set You Free 2013 Billboard 1 - Feb 2013 (27 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013
49 Garth Brooks Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences 2013 Billboard 1 - Dec 2013 (18 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2013
50 Celine Dion Loved Me Back to Life 2013 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2013, Billboard 2 - Nov 2013 (15 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Juno Award in 2014 (Nominated)
51 Harrison Craig More Than A Dream 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 2013, Australia (ARIA) 22 of 2013
52 Foals Holy Fire 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 86 - Mar 2013 (1 week)
53 Hollywood Undead Notes From The Underground 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Billboard 2 - Jan 2013 (8 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
54 Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Apr 2013, Billboard 11 - Apr 2013 (36 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 69 of 2013
55 Emeli Sande Our Version Of Events 2013 Brit best album 2013, Billboard 28 - Jun 2012 (42 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 93 of 2013
56 Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Billboard 3 - Sep 2013 (11 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
57 Demi Lovato Demi 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Billboard 3 - Jun 2013 (51 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
58 Hillsong United Zion 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Billboard 5 - Mar 2013 (39 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
59 Sara Bareilles The Blessed Unrest 2013 Billboard 2 - Aug 2013 (50 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Grammy in 2013 (Nominated)
60 Volbeat Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013, Billboard 9 - Apr 2013 (43 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
61 James Blake Overgrown 2013 Mercury prize 2013, Billboard 32 - Apr 2013 (3 weeks)
62 BRITISH INDIA Summer forgive me 2013 Holland free40 1 of 2013
63 Flume Flume 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2013, Australia (ARIA) 11 of 2013
64 Fleetwood Mac 25 Years - The Chain 2013 New Zealand 1 for 2 - Sep 2013, Australia (ARIA) 14 of 2013
65 Dami Im Dami Im 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2013, Australia (ARIA) 17 of 2013
66 Taylor Henderson Taylor Henderson 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2013, Australia (ARIA) 20 of 2013
67 Bliss N Eso Circus In The Sky 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013, Australia (ARIA) 34 of 2013
68 Birds Of Tokyo March Fires 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2013, Australia (ARIA) 37 of 2013
69 Various Artists Triple J's Like A Version 9 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2013, Australia (ARIA) 40 of 2013
70 Bernard Fanning Departures 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2013, Australia (ARIA) 54 of 2013
71 Boy & Bear Harlequin Dream 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2013, Australia (ARIA) 57 of 2013
72 Rufus Atlas 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2013, Australia (ARIA) 58 of 2014
73 Karnivool Asymmetry 2013 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2013, Australia (ARIA) 91 of 2013
74 Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito 2013 Billboard 5 - May 2013 (7 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Holland free40 49 of 2013
75 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)
76 Disclosure Settle 2013 Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 36 - Jun 2013 (20 weeks)
77 Laura Marling Once I Was an Eagle 2013 Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 49 - Jun 2013 (2 weeks)
78 George Jones 16 Biggest Hits 2013 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 2002), Billboard 42 - May 2013 (8 weeks)
79 Savages Silence Yourself 2013 Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 70 - May 2013 (3 weeks)
80 Jake Bugg Jake Bugg 2013 Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 75 - Apr 2013 (4 weeks)
81 Laura Mvula Sing to the Moon 2013 Mercury prize 2013 (Nominated), Billboard 173 - Jun 2013 (1 week)
82 Elvis Presley Heart 'N' Soul 2013 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 2002), Billboard 110 - Apr 2013 (24 weeks)
83 The Commodores 20th Century Masters - The Best Of The Commodores 2013 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 2004), Billboard 155 - Jul 2013 (20 weeks)
84 OneRepublic Native 2013 Billboard 4 - Apr 2013 (142 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 38 of 2013
85 John Legend Love In The Future 2013 Billboard 4 - Sep 2013 (91 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 63 of 2014
86 VIRGINMARYS Just a ride 2013 Holland free40 2 of 2013
87 Haim Days Are Gone 2013 Billboard 6 - Oct 2013 (32 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 86 of 2013
88 Classified Classified 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
89 Shapeshifter Delta 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 2013
90 Various Artists Mt Zion 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Feb 2013
91 Charley Pride 40 Years of Pride 2013 New Zealand 1 for 2 - Jul 2013
92 Fat Freddys Drop Blackbird 2013 New Zealand 1 for 4 - Jul 2013
93 Dennis Marsh Country Songbook 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 2013
94 SOL3 MIO SOL3 MIO 2013 New Zealand 1 for 6 - Nov 2013
95 Jackie Thomas Jackie Thomas 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 2013
96 Pierre La Pointe Punkt 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
97 Blacklistt Blacklistt' 2013 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 2013
98 City & Colour The Hurry & the Harm 2013 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2013
99 Passenger All The Little Lights 2013 Australia (ARIA) 10 of 2013, Billboard 26 - Aug 2013 (49 weeks)
100 Bastille Bad Blood 2013 Billboard 11 - Sep 2013 (86 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 84 of 2013

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13 Sep 2015

Double Listing-Les Miserables Highlights Soundtrack

#48 & #74 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


8 Aug 2015

Double Listing - The Sapphires - Orig. ST

#89 here should be combined with #67 in 2012 (The Sapphires - Various Artists).

Data fixed, thanks


6 Jul 2015

#65 - The Great Gatsby - Orig. Soundtrack

The Chart Entry US Gold (cert. July 1974) needs to be removed from here andtransferred to 1974. It pertains to a different movie soundtrack performed by Nelson Riddle & Orch.

Data fixed, thanks