Album artist 31 - Whitney Houston

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Whitney Houston The Bodyguard 1993 Billboard 1 - Dec 1992 (155 weeks) (20 weeks at number 1) (42 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1993, US 1 of 1993, US num 1 for 20 weeks - Dec 1992, US BB 1 of 1993, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1993, Germany 1 for 11 weeks - Feb 1993, Germany 1 - Jan 1993 (37 weeks), Europe num 1 for 15 weeks - Jan 1993, Austria 1 - Dec 1992 (8 months), Switzerland 1 - Dec 1992 (30 weeks), Norway 1 - Jan 1993 (22 weeks), Sweden 1 - Dec 1992 (24 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Jan 1993, Australia (ARIA) 1 of 1993, New Zealand 1 for 8 - Jan 1993, Japan 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1993, France (InfoDisc) 1 of 1992 (peak 1, 108 weeks), Grammy in 1993, US 17 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1999), UK 7 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1994), Germany 3 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), Diamond in Canada (certified in Sep 1993), US sales 17 M (according to RIAA), Worldwide 2 - 32 M, Global 3 - 30 M claimed, Internet 5 - 37 M claimed (1992), Japan 6 of all time (international albums) (sales 1.88), Italy 8 of 1993, Billboard200 23, UK 55 of all time (2.1 M claimed) (1992)
2 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston 1985 Billboard 1 - Mar 1985 (162 weeks) (14 weeks at number 1) (37 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1986, US 1 of 1986, US num 1 for 14 weeks - Mar 1986, US BB 1 of 1986, Canada 1 for 17 weeks - 1986, Norway 1 - Jan 1986 (28 weeks), Sweden 1 - Feb 1986 (33 weeks), Australia num 1 for 11 weeks - Jun 1986, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1986 (peak 1), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013 (1985), US 13 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1999), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), Diamond in Canada (certified in Mar 1987), UK 2 - Dec 1985 (119 weeks), Germany 2 - Jan 1986 (50 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Dec 1985 (33 weeks), US sales 13 M (according to RIAA), Grammy in 1985 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1986), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), Austria 9 - Feb 1986 (9 months), Billboard200 11, Global 34 - 20 M claimed, Internet 34 - 23 M claimed (1985), Italy 43 of 1987, NARM 46, Defin200 46 (1985), Worldwide 47 - 16 M, France (InfoDisc) 51 of 1986 (peak 13, 5 weeks), US Longest Running Album 81 1985 (163 weeks), Rolling Stone 254, Acclaimed 1591 (1985), RYM 194 of 1985, Xgau rating C (1984)
3 Whitney Houston Whitney 1987 UK 1 - Jun 1987 (101 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jun 1987 (86 weeks) (11 weeks at number 1) (31 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 11 weeks - Jun 1987, Canada 1 for 6 weeks - 1987, Germany 1 for 11 weeks - Jul 1987, Germany 1 - Jun 1987 (19 weeks), Europe num 1 for 8 weeks - Aug 1987, Austria 1 - Jul 1987 (13 months), Switzerland 1 - Jun 1987 (20 weeks), Norway 1 - Jun 1987 (16 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jun 1987 (30 weeks), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jun 1987, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Jul 1987, US 9 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1995), UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), Italy 2 of 1987, Grammy in 1987 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1987), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), US BB 4 of 1987, US CashBox 6 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 9 of 1987 (peak 1), US sales 9 M (according to RIAA), France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1987 (peak 6, 34 weeks), Global 47 - 18 M claimed, UK 48 of all time (2.2 M claimed) (1987), Internet 52 - 19 M claimed (1987), Worldwide 78 - 13 M, Billboard200 159, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
4 Whitney Houston I Look To You 2009 Billboard 1 - Sep 2009 (39 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 2009, Canada 1 for 1 week - 2009, Germany 1 - Sep 2009 (7 weeks), Switzerland 1 - Sep 2009 (13 weeks), Norway 2 - Sep 2009 (7 weeks), Sweden 2 - Sep 2009 (10 weeks), US (Sup) Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2009), UK 3 - Oct 2009 (14 weeks), Austria 10 - Oct 2009 (2 months), US BB 29 of 2009
5 Whitney Houston Waiting To Exhale 1996 Billboard 1 - Dec 1995 (50 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Jan 1996, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1996), Grammy in 1996 (Nominated), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), US 4 of 1996, US BB 7 of 1996, US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Austria 14 - Dec 1995 (4 months), Switzerland 20 - Dec 1995 (11 weeks), Sweden 20 - Nov 1995 (17 weeks), Norway 36 - Mar 1996 (3 weeks), Italy 63 of 1996
6 Whitney Houston I'm Your Baby Tonight 1990 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1995), Switzerland 2 - Nov 1990 (23 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1990), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1991), Billboard 3 - Nov 1990 (57 weeks) (22 weeks in top 10), Germany 3 - Dec 1990 (12 weeks), Austria 3 - Nov 1990 (5 months), Sweden 3 - Nov 1990 (16 weeks), UK 4 - Nov 1990 (28 weeks), Norway 5 - Nov 1990 (14 weeks), US BB 8 of 1990, US CashBox 9 of 1991, France (InfoDisc) 13 of 1990 (peak 9, 50 weeks), Italy 24 of 1990, Australia (ARIA) 41 of 1990
7 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston's Greatest Hits 2000 UK 1 - May 2000 (64 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2002), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 2000), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2000), Billboard 2 - Jun 2000 (63 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), Germany 2 - May 2000 (8 weeks), Switzerland 2 - May 2000 (21 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2000), Austria 3 - May 2000 (5 months), Sweden 4 - May 2000 (27 weeks), Norway 6 - May 2000 (16 weeks), Italy 20 of 2000, France (InfoDisc) 37 of 2000 (peak 1, 37 weeks), US BB 43 of 2000, Australia (ARIA) 63 of 2000
8 Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love 1998 Europe num 1 for 1 week - Aug 1999, Austria 1 - Dec 1998 (12 months), Switzerland 1 - Nov 1998 (61 weeks), US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2000), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 2000), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Dec 1999), Europe 4 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2002), Germany 2 - Nov 1998 (46 weeks), Norway 3 - Jan 1998 (21 weeks), UK 4 - Nov 1998 (50 weeks), Sweden 7 - Nov 1998 (43 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 11 of 1998 (peak 2, 68 weeks), Billboard 13 - Dec 1998 (87 weeks), Italy 56 of 1998, US BB 123 of 1998
9 Whitney Houston The Preacher's Wife 1997 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1998), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Billboard 3 - Dec 1996 (42 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Germany 9 - Jan 1997 (9 weeks), Austria 11 - Jan 1997 (4 months), Switzerland 11 - Dec 1996 (18 weeks), Sweden 16 - Dec 1996 (10 weeks), US BB 24 of 1997, UK 35 - Jan 1997 (7 weeks), Norway 39 - Jan 1997 (1 week), Italy 90 of 1997
10 Whitney Houston The Ultimate Collection 2007 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 2007), UK 3 - Nov 2007 (75 weeks), Germany 3 - Feb 2012 (11 weeks), Norway 4 - Jan 2008 (14 weeks), Sweden 10 - Dec 2007 (7 weeks), Austria 32 - Oct 2009 (1 month), Australia (ARIA) 66 of 2013, Switzerland 70 - Nov 2007 (2 weeks)
11 Whitney Houston Just Whitney 2002 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 2003), France Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 2002), Billboard 9 - Dec 2002 (30 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Switzerland 10 - Dec 2002 (6 weeks), Austria 33 - Dec 2002 (1 month), US BB 114 of 2002
12 Whitney Houston Love, Whitney 2001 Sweden 12 - Mar 2002 (5 weeks), Switzerland 37 - Dec 2001 (5 weeks), Italy 84 of 2001
13 Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston 2012 Billboard 14 - Dec 2012 (20 weeks)
14 Whitney Houston Live: Her Greatest Performances 2014 Billboard 19 - Nov 2014 (8 weeks)
15 Whitney Houston Triple Feature: I'm Your Baby Tonight/My Love Is Your Love/Just Whitney 2012 Billboard 21 - Mar 2012 (6 weeks)
16 Whitney Houston One Wish: The Holiday Album 2003 Billboard 49 - Dec 2003 (13 weeks)

In addition to the above listed albums Whitney Houston also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Whitney Houston, Cher, Tina Turner & Brandy Vh1 Divas Live 1999 1999 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 2000), Switzerland 14 - Nov 1999 (5 weeks), Billboard 90 - Nov 1999 (5 weeks)

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24 Sep 2016

Missing Data

#8 - 'Waiting To Exhale' made Billboard charts (#1 - 49 weeks). Also #9 - 'The Preacher's Wife' made Billboard Charts (#3 - 38 weeks). Both probably listed under 'Movie Soundtracks'.

Data fixed, thanks


19 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Greatest Hits

#8 & #12 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks