Album artist 172 - Nat King Cole

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Nat King Cole Chart Profile

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Nat King Cole Love Is The Thing 1957 UK 1 - May 1957 (14 weeks), US num 1 for 8 weeks - May 1957, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1992), US CashBox 3 of 1957, US BB 5 of 1957, Billboard 73 - Mar 1965 (11 weeks), Acclaimed 2136 (1957), RYM 24 of 1957
2 Nat King Cole Ramblin' Rose 1962 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), Billboard 7 - Aug 1963 (115 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), US BB 13 of 1962, US CashBox 37 of 1965, US Longest Running Album 84 1962 (162 weeks), RYM 192 of 1962
3 Nat King Cole The Christmas Song 1963 US (Sup) 6 x Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2009), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1969), Billboard 93 - Dec 2009 (23 weeks), RYM 108 of 1962
4 Nat King Cole Unforgettable 1965 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1992), UK 11 - Mar 1965 (8 weeks), Billboard 30 - Mar 1965 (39 weeks), RYM 7 of 1952
5 Nat King Cole Wild Is Love 1960 Grammy in 1960 (Nominated), US BB 34 of 1960, US CashBox 40 of 1961
6 Nat King Cole (Capitol Presents) The King Cole Trio 1944 US num 1 for 11 weeks - Mar 1945, RYM 1 of 1944
7 Nat King Cole Love 1965 Billboard 4 - Feb 1965 (38 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US BB 28 of 1965, US CashBox 38 of 1965, RYM 167 of 1964
8 Nat King Cole The Best Of Nat King Cole 1968 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), UK 5 - Dec 1968 (18 weeks), Billboard 187 - Sep 1968 (5 weeks)
9 Nat King Cole King Cole Trio, Volume 2 1946 US num 1 for 4 weeks - Aug 1946
10 Nat King Cole Those Lazy-hazy-crazy Days Of Summer 1963 Billboard 21 - Aug 1963 (30 weeks), US BB 59 of 1963, US CashBox 67 of 1963
11 Nat King Cole After Midnight 1957 US BB 43 of 1957, Acclaimed 2156 (1957), RYM 30 of 1956
12 Nat King Cole Cole Espanol 1958 US BB 34 of 1958, US CashBox 36 of 1958, RYM 147 of 1958
13 Nat King Cole Unforgettable Nat King Cole 1991 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 2001), UK 23 - Nov 1991 (9 weeks), Defin200 133 (1991)
14 Nat King Cole The Ultimate Collection 1999 Sweden 4 - Jan 2000 (10 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1999), Norway 13 - Mar 2000 (5 weeks), UK 26 - Nov 1999 (7 weeks)
15 Nat King Cole 20 Golden Greats - Nat King Cole 1978 UK 1 - Apr 1978 (37 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1978)
16 Nat King Cole The World Of Nat King Cole 2005 Norway 24 - Feb 2005 (2 weeks), Billboard 41 - Feb 2005 (6 weeks), UK 51 - Feb 2005 (3 weeks)
17 Nat King Cole The Nat King Cole Story 1961 Grammy in 1961 (Nominated)
18 Nat King Cole Capitol Collectors Series 1991 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1992), Billboard 86 - Jul 1991 (28 weeks)
19 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole Sings & The George Shearing Quintet Plays 1961 UK 8 - Oct 1962 (7 weeks), RYM 57 of 1961
20 Nat King Cole Just One Of Those Things 1957 US CashBox 30 of 1958, RYM 58 of 1957
21 Nat King Cole Christmas With Nat King Cole 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), UK 25 - Nov 1988 (9 weeks)
22 Nat King Cole 20 Greatest Love Songs 1982 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1983), UK 7 - Nov 1982 (26 weeks)
23 Nat King Cole This Is Nat King Cole 1957 US CashBox 34 of 1957
24 Nat King Cole I Don't Want To Be Hurt Anymore 1964 Billboard 18 - Aug 1964 (45 weeks)
25 Nat King Cole Tenderly 1961 UK EP 9 - Apr 1961
26 Nat King Cole String Along With Nat King Cole 1961 UK 12 - Aug 1961 (9 weeks)
27 Nat King Cole My Fair Lady 1964 Billboard 74 - Sep 1964 (23 weeks)
28 Nat King Cole Looking Back 1965 Billboard 60 - Sep 1965 (14 weeks)
29 Nat King Cole Songs From 'Cat Ballou' And Other Motion Pictures 1965 Billboard 77 - Jul 1965 (9 weeks)
30 Nat King Cole Dear Lonely Hearts 1965 Billboard 85 - Mar 1965 (8 weeks)
31 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole At The Sands 1966 Billboard 74 - Feb 1966 (11 weeks)
32 Nat King Cole The Great Songs! 1966 Billboard 145 - Nov 1966 (3 weeks)
33 Nat King Cole Love Songs 2003 UK 20 - Feb 2003 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 2003)
34 Nat King Cole The One And Only 1990 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 2005)
35 Nat King Cole NBC Sounds Of The Season: The Nat King Cole Holiday Collection (EP) 2008 Billboard 44 - Dec 2008 (7 weeks)
36 Nat King Cole The Very Best Of Nat King Cole 2006 Billboard 131 - May 2006 (2 weeks)
37 Nat King Cole Close-up 1969 Billboard 197 - Aug 1969 (3 weeks)
38 Nat King Cole Story Vol. 3 1969 France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1969 (peak 9, 37 weeks)
39 Nat King Cole The Best Of Nat King Cole Volume II 1970 UK 39 - Dec 1970 (2 weeks)
40 Nat King Cole King Cole Trio, Volume 4 1949 RYM 12 of 1949
41 Nat King Cole Penthouse Serenade: Nat 'King' Cole at the Piano 1952 RYM 9 of 1952
42 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole Sings for Two in Love 1953 RYM 14 of 1953
43 Nat King Cole Ballads of the Day 1953 RYM 16 of 1953
44 Nat King Cole The Piano Style of Nat King Cole 1955 RYM 26 of 1955
45 Nat King Cole The Magic Of Christmas 1960 RYM 58 of 1960
46 Nat King Cole The Touch of Your Lips 1961 RYM 127 of 1961
47 Nat King Cole Nat King Cole's Greatest Hits unknown US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2000), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Aug 2003)
48 Nat King Cole The Very Thought of You 1958 RYM 101 of 1958

In addition to the above listed albums Nat King Cole also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Nat King Cole, Buddy Rich & Les Paul Jazz at the Philharmonic 1944 Library of Congress artifact added 2010 (1944)
2 Nat King Cole & Dean Martin Christmas With Nat & Dean 1998 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2005)
3 Nat King Cole & Dean Martin White Christmas 1971 UK 45 - Nov 1971 (1 week)

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18 Sep 2016

(2) Double Listings

#14 & #22 are the same (L-O-V-E). Also #38 & #50 (Collectors Series).

Data fixed, thanks


1 Apr 2015

Double Listing - 20 Greatest Love Songs

#24 & #25 are the same.

That looks right, data fixed, thanks