Albums from the Year 2014

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This page lists the top albums of 2014 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 2014 can be found here.

The companion site chart2000.com provides an alternative (and clearly better) set of charts of the top songs and albums of 2014. 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. Chart data for 2014 on this site is not very accurate at all (but getting better).

The top ten album artists of 2014 were:

1:Ed Sheeran2:5 Seconds of Summer3:The Black Keys4:Taylor Swift5:Coldplay
6:Jack White7:Bruce Springsteen8:One Direction9:Barbra Streisand10:Lana Del Rey
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Ed Sheeran X 2014 Billboard 1 - Jul 2014 (108 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (44 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014, Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 2014, Australia (ARIA) 1 of 2014, Brit best album 2015, Billboard200 113
2 Taylor Swift 1989 2014 Billboard 1 - Nov 2014 (90 weeks) (11 weeks at number 1) (59 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 11 weeks - Nov 2014, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 2014, Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Nov 2014, Australia (ARIA) 2 of 2014, Billboard200 64
3 Original Soundtrack Frozen 2014 Billboard 1 - Dec 2013 (116 weeks) (13 weeks at number 1) (41 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 13 weeks - Jan 2014, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 2014, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - May 2014, Australia (ARIA) 3 of 2014, Billboard200 17
4 Coldplay Ghost Stories 2014 Billboard 1 - Jun 2014 (43 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - May 2014, Australia (ARIA) 5 of 2014
5 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer 2014 Billboard 1 - Aug 2014 (66 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Australia (ARIA) 11 of 2014
6 One Direction Four 2014 Billboard 1 - Dec 2014 (62 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2014, Australia (ARIA) 14 of 2014
7 Jack White LAZARETTO 2014 Billboard 1 - Jun 2014 (21 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Holland free40 41 of 2014, Australia (ARIA) 68 of 2014
8 Barbra Streisand Partners 2014 Billboard 1 - Oct 2014 (24 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (7 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Australia (ARIA) 17 of 2014
9 Lana Del Rey The Ultra-Violence 2014 Billboard 1 - Jul 2014 (53 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2014, Australia (ARIA) 31 of 2014
10 Sia 1000 Forms of Fear 2014 Billboard 1 - Jul 2014 (101 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (1 week in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Australia (ARIA) 34 of 2014
11 Ariana Grande My Everything 2014 Billboard 1 - Sep 2014 (86 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Australia (ARIA) 37 of 2014
12 Bruce Springsteen High Hopes 2014 Billboard 1 - Feb 2014 (14 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jan 2014, Australia (ARIA) 39 of 2014
13 Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter 2014 Billboard 1 - Nov 2014 (22 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (1 week in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014, Australia (ARIA) 55 of 2014
14 The Black Keys Turn Blue 2014 Billboard 1 - May 2014 (31 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - May 2014, Australia (ARIA) 72 of 2014
15 Maroon 5 V 2014 Billboard 1 - Sep 2014 (98 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (23 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014
16 Wiz Khalifa Blacc Hollywood 2014 Billboard 1 - Sep 2014 (66 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
17 Eric Church The Outsiders 2014 Billboard 1 - Mar 2014 (102 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
18 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Hypnotic Eye 2014 Billboard 1 - Aug 2014 (12 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
19 Miranda Lambert Platinum 2014 Billboard 1 - Jun 2014 (69 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
20 Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt 2014 Billboard 1 - Oct 2014 (71 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
21 Schoolboy Q Oxymoron 2014 Billboard 1 - Mar 2014 (51 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2014, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
22 Original Soundtrack Guardians of the Galaxy 2014 US num 1 for 2 weeks - Aug 2014, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014, Australia (ARIA) 22 of 2014, Billboard 112 - Aug 2014 (2 weeks)
23 AC/DC Rock or Bust 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2014, Billboard 3 - Dec 2014 (16 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 13 of 2014
24 Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Cheek To Cheek 2014 Billboard 1 - Oct 2014 (30 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014, Australia (ARIA) 62 of 2014
25 INXS The Best Of INXS 2014 Australia num 1 for 7 weeks - Feb 2014, Australia (ARIA) 4 of 2014, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 2006), Billboard 144 - Nov 2002 (1 week)
26 Rick Ross Mastermind 2014 Billboard 1 - Mar 2014 (22 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2014
27 Various Artists Now 49 2014 Billboard 1 - Feb 2014 (30 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2014
28 Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes 2014 Billboard 1 - Nov 2014 (92 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2014
29 'Weird Al' Yankovic Mandatory Fun 2014 Billboard 1 - Aug 2014 (12 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2014
30 J Cole 2014 Forest Hills Drive 2014 Billboard 1 - Dec 2014 (84 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Dec 2014
31 Trey Songz Trigga 2014 Billboard 1 - Jul 2014 (72 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014
32 Various Artists Now 50 2014 Billboard 1 - May 2014 (33 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 2014
33 Blake Shelton Bringing Back the Sunshine 2014 Billboard 1 - Oct 2014 (56 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014
34 Lecrae Anomaly 2014 Billboard 1 - Sep 2014 (27 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014
35 The Foo Fighters Sonic Highways 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Nov 2014, Billboard 2 - Nov 2014 (14 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 16 of 2014
36 Pharrell Williams G I R L 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2014, Billboard 2 - Mar 2014 (60 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 18 of 2014
37 Pink Floyd The Endless River 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 3 - Nov 2014 (11 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 25 of 2014
38 Rise Against THE BLACK MARKET 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 3 - Aug 2014 (11 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 99 of 2014
39 Avicii True 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2014, Billboard 5 - Oct 2013 (40 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 26 of 2014
40 5 Seconds of Summer She Looks So Perfect 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 2 - Apr 2014 (24 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10)
41 Various Artists Grammy Nominees 2014 2014 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014, Billboard 2 - Feb 2014 (17 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10)
42 Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Billboard 17 - Sep 2014 (62 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 44 of 2014
43 Chet Faker Built on Glass 2014 Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Apr 2014, Australia (ARIA) 12 of 2014, Billboard 158 - May 2014 (1 week)
44 The Amity Affliction Let the Ocean Take Me 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 2014, Australia (ARIA) 24 of 2014, Billboard 31 - Jun 2014 (2 weeks)
45 Sam Smith IN THE LONELY HOUR 2014 Billboard 2 - Jul 2014 (109 weeks) (41 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 6 of 2014, Billboard200 99
46 MKTO MKTO 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Feb 2014, Billboard 31 - Apr 2014 (1 week), Australia (ARIA) 97 of 2014
47 The Madden Brothers Greetings from California 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Billboard 57 - Oct 2014 (1 week), Australia (ARIA) 65 of 2014
48 Sarah McLachlan Shine On 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 4 - May 2014 (16 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
49 Leonard Cohen Popular Problems 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 15 - Oct 2014 (5 weeks)
50 Kylie Minogue Kiss Me Once 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 2014, Billboard 31 - Apr 2014 (2 weeks)
51 Bryan Adams Tracks of My Years 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Billboard 89 - Oct 2014 (1 week)
52 CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN Cocoon 2014 Holland free40 1 of 2014
53 Hilltop Hoods Walking Under Stars 2014 Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Aug 2014, Australia (ARIA) 9 of 2014
54 Michael Jackson XSCAPE 2014 Billboard 2 - May 2014 (23 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 66 of 2014
55 Original Soundtrack Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1 2014 Billboard 1 - Aug 2014 (82 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (11 weeks in top 10)
56 Jimmy Barnes 30:30 Hindsight 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2014, Australia (ARIA) 19 of 2014
57 Various Artists Triple J's Like a Version Volume 10 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2014, Australia (ARIA) 21 of 2014
58 Angus & Julia Stone Angus & Julia Stone 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Aug 2014, Australia (ARIA) 28 of 2014
59 Taylor Henderson Burnt Letters 2014 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 2014, Australia (ARIA) 36 of 2014
60 You & Me ROSE AVE 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014, Australia (ARIA) 49 of 2014
61 James Brown 20 All-Time Greatest Hits! 2014 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1996), Billboard 133 - Aug 2014 (2 weeks)
62 Iggy Azalea THE NEW CLASSIC 2014 Billboard 3 - May 2014 (43 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 43 of 2014
63 Royal Blood Royal Blood 2014 Mercury prize 2014 (Nominated), Billboard 17 - Sep 2014 (7 weeks)
64 Linkin Park THE HUNTING PARTY 2014 Billboard 3 - Jul 2014 (19 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 77 of 2014
65 Neil Diamond MELODY ROAD 2014 Billboard 3 - Nov 2014 (10 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 80 of 2014
66 FKA twigs LP1 2014 Mercury prize 2014 (Nominated), Billboard 30 - Aug 2014 (5 weeks)
67 Damon Albarn Everyday Robots 2014 Mercury prize 2014 (Nominated), Billboard 32 - May 2014 (1 week)
68 Jungle Jungle 2014 Mercury prize 2014 (Nominated), Billboard 84 - Aug 2014 (1 week)
69 Bombay Bicycle Club So Long, See You Tomorrow 2014 Mercury prize 2014 (Nominated), Billboard 101 - Feb 2014 (1 week)
70 David Allan Coe 17 Greatest Hits 2014 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 2002), Billboard 197 - Oct 2014 (1 week)
71 Nickelback NO FIXED ADDRESS 2014 Billboard 4 - Dec 2014 (19 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 30 of 2014
72 Alt-J THIS IS ALL YOURS 2014 Billboard 4 - Oct 2014 (28 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 56 of 2014
73 Calvin Harris Motion 2014 Billboard 5 - Nov 2014 (43 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 74 of 2014
74 The Dead Weather Open up (that's enough) 2014 Holland free40 2 of 2014
75 Various Artists Shady XV 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
76 Serge Fiori Serge Fiori 2014 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 2014
77 Bobby Bazini Where I Belong 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
78 Young Fathers Dead 2014 Mercury prize 2014
79 Johnny Reid Christmas Gift to You 2014 Canada 1 for 1 week - 2014
80 The Script NO SOUND WITHOUT SILENCE 2014 Billboard 10 - Oct 2014 (4 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 82 of 2014
81 Passenger The Whispers 2014 Billboard 12 - Jun 2014 (5 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 71 of 2014
82 Hillsong NO OTHER NAME 2014 Billboard 13 - Jul 2014 (11 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 50 of 2014
83 George Ezra WANTED ON VOYAGE 2014 Billboard 19 - Feb 2015 (38 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 48 of 2014
84 Luke Bryan Spring Break 6 ...Like We Ain't Ever (EP) 2014 Billboard 2 - Mar 2014 (7 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
85 Various Artists NOW 52 2014 Billboard 2 - Nov 2014 (23 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10)
86 Brantley Gilbert Just as I Am 2014 Billboard 2 - Jun 2014 (101 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10)
87 Chris Brown X 2014 Billboard 2 - Oct 2014 (59 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10)
88 August Alsina Testimony 2014 Billboard 2 - May 2014 (42 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
89 T.I. Paperwork 2014 Billboard 2 - Nov 2014 (20 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
90 Future Honest 2014 Billboard 2 - May 2014 (13 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
91 Brad Paisley Moonshine In The Trunk 2014 Billboard 2 - Sep 2014 (17 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
92 Various Artists NOW 51 2014 Billboard 2 - Aug 2014 (22 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10)
93 Eric Clapton & Friends The Breeze - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale 2014 Billboard 2 - Aug 2014 (13 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
94 Jeezy Seen It All: The Autobiography 2014 Billboard 2 - Sep 2014 (16 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
95 Pentatonix That's Christmas To Me 2014 Billboard 2 - Nov 2014 (23 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10)
96 Shakira Shakira. 2014 Billboard 2 - Apr 2014 (18 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10)
97 Lady Antebellum 747 2014 Billboard 2 - Oct 2014 (33 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
98 Kenny Chesney The Big Revival 2014 Billboard 2 - Oct 2014 (58 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
99 Jason Mraz Yes! 2014 Billboard 2 - Aug 2014 (12 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10)
100 Hozier Hozier 2014 Billboard 2 - Oct 2014 (93 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10)

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Previous Comments (newest first)

25 Oct 2016

(2) +Double Listings

#78 & #91 are the same (Pharrell Williams - Girl). Also #76 & #90 - 5 Seconds Of Summer - She Looks So Perfect.

Data fixed, thanks


24 Oct 2016

Double Listing - Lana Del Rey

Disregard my last e-mail. #21 & #53 (Ultraviolence) are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


24 Oct 2016

#21 - Lana Del Rey - The Ultra-Violence

This also made the Billboard charts - #1. Probably listed as just 'Ultraviolence'.

It was listed as 'Ultraviolence'


16 Sep 2016

(2) Double Listings

#77 & #96 are the same (2014 Grammy Nominees). Also #24 & #53 (Guardians Of the Galaxy - Original Soundtrack).

Data fixed, thanks


3 May 2016

Double Listing - Guardians Of the Galaxy Soundtrack

Looks like #29 & #42 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks. BTW: on the chart2000.com site (which is better than this site for recent music) that album is listed as #29 in 2014 (and the #2 album in Sep 2014)


5 Nov 2015

Double Listing - Frozen Original Soundtrack

#30 & #46 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks