Album artist 16 - David Bowie

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David Bowie Chart Profile

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

Recorded for groups such as "The King Bees", "The Mannish Boys", "The Lower Third", "The Spiders" and "Tin Machine". His original name was Davy Jones but he changed it because of the artist of that name in The Monkees.

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 David Bowie Let's Dance 1983 UK 1 - Apr 1983 (56 weeks), Norway 1 - Apr 1983 (24 weeks), Sweden 1 - May 1983 (22 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1983, Germany 2 - May 1983 (21 weeks), Austria 2 - May 1983 (7 months), Grammy in 1983 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1983), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1983), Australia (Kent) 4 of 1983 (peak 1), France (InfoDisc) 8 of 1983 (peak 1, 70 weeks), US CashBox 9 of 1983, US BB 12 of 1983, Switzerland 17 - Nov 1983 (4 weeks), Italy 36 of 1983, Holland free40 46 of 1983, UK Radio2 56, Acclaimed 1029 (1983), RYM 158 of 1983, Xgau rating B (1983)
2 David Bowie The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars 1972 Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 (1972), BEA 1 of 1972, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1974), UK 5 - Jul 1972 (167 weeks), RS100 6, DMDB 8, Australia Goset 10 - Oct 1972 (15 weeks), Acclaimed 16 (1972), Guiness 19, Vinyl Surrender 21 of all time, Radio Caroline 24 (1972), WXPN 24 (1972), PopVortex 26 (1972), Norway 27 - Mar 2001 (4 weeks), Virgin 27, D.Marsh 28 of 1972, Channel4 32, Rolling Stone 35, WTMD 38, Belgium 49 of all time (1972), German RS100 55, RS Reader's 56, Italy 68 of 1973, Defin200 171 (1972), RYM 1 of 1972, KEXP 18, WFUV 54, AVrev 64, Xgau rating B+ (1972)
3 David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 UK 1 - Jun 1974 (33 weeks), Australia Goset 1 - Jun 1974 (9 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1974), Holland free40 6 of 1974, US 70s 7 - Jul 1974 (1 month), Norway 8 - Jun 1974 (12 weeks), BEA 9 of 1974, France (InfoDisc) 11 of 1974 (peak 4, 48 weeks), Australia (Kent) 20 of 1974 (peak 3), US BB 47 of 1974, Italy 52 of 1974, UK Radio2 58, US CashBox 74 of 1974, WXPN 462 (1974), WTMD 759, Acclaimed 1243 (1974), RYM 81 of 1974, KEXP 526, Xgau rating C+ (1974)
4 David Bowie Scary Monsters & Super Creeps 1980 UK 1 - Sep 1980 (32 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1980, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1981), Norway 3 - Sep 1980 (22 weeks), Sweden 4 - Sep 1980 (26 weeks), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, BEA 6 of 1980, Germany 8 - Oct 1980 (4 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1980, D.Marsh 16 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 18 of 1980 (peak 1), France (InfoDisc) 30 of 1978 (peak 1, 61 weeks), US BB 63 of 1980, UK Radio2 88, Acclaimed 484 (1980), WXPN 575 (1980), WTMD 750, RYM 28 of 1980, KEXP 431, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
5 David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), UK 3 - Sep 1972 (124 weeks), BEA 4 of 1971, Virgin 23, German RS100 25, Norway 33 - Jul 2002 (1 week), Guiness 34, Radio Caroline 35 (1971), PopVortex 46 (1971), Vinyl Surrender 49 of all time, Acclaimed 59 (1971), DMDB 88, WTMD 104, Rolling Stone 107, WXPN 162 (1971), RYM 5 of 1971, KEXP 58, Xgau rating A- (1971)
6 David Bowie Station To Station 1976 US 70s 4 - Feb 1976 (2 months), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1976), UK 5 - Feb 1976 (17 weeks), BEA 6 of 1976, Norway 8 - Feb 1976 (10 weeks), Sweden 11 - Feb 1976 (14 weeks), D.Marsh 24 of 1976, US BB 27 of 1976, France (InfoDisc) 53 of 1976 (peak 3, 21 weeks), Italy 64 of 1976, US CashBox 79 of 1976, Acclaimed 269 (1976), Rolling Stone 323, WXPN 403 (1976), WTMD 690, RYM 13 of 1976, Xgau rating A (1976)
7 David Bowie Low 1977 UK 2 - Jan 1977 (23 weeks), BEA 5 of 1977, D.Marsh 7 of 1977, Norway 10 - Jan 1977 (12 weeks), Sweden 12 - Jan 1977 (14 weeks), Holland free40 16 of 1977, Austria 17 - Mar 1977 (2 months), Virgin 47, US BB 62 of 1977, PopVortex 86 (1977), Acclaimed 91 (1977), US CashBox 96 of 1977, Rolling Stone 249, WXPN 497 (1977), WTMD 615, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1975), RYM 5 of 1977, KEXP 199, Xgau rating B+ (1977)
8 David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 UK 1 - May 1973 (72 weeks), Australia Goset 4 - Jun 1973 (13 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1983), BEA 8 of 1973, Norway 11 - May 1973 (20 weeks), UK Radio2 29, Italy 32 of 1973, France (InfoDisc) 39 of 1973 (peak 3, 22 weeks), Radio Caroline 182 (1973), Rolling Stone 277, WXPN 447 (1973), Acclaimed 452 (1973), WTMD 587, RYM 47 of 1973, KEXP 641, Xgau rating B+ (1973)
9 David Bowie Tonight 1984 UK 1 - Oct 1984 (19 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1984), Norway 3 - Oct 1984 (6 weeks), Sweden 4 - Oct 1984 (6 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1984), Germany 8 - Oct 1984 (5 weeks), Austria 8 - Nov 1984 (4 months), Switzerland 8 - Oct 1984 (6 weeks), US CashBox 39 of 1984, US BB 41 of 1984, Italy 59 of 1984, Xgau rating C (1984)
10 David Bowie Pin-Ups 1973 UK 1 - Nov 1973 (36 weeks), Australia Goset 2 - Dec 1973 (24 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1973), Norway 8 - Nov 1973 (7 weeks), Australia (Kent) 12 of 1974 (peak 4), France (InfoDisc) 34 of 1973 (peak 6, 26 weeks), Italy 35 of 1973, Xgau rating B- (1973)
11 David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 Sweden 2 - May 1987 (14 weeks), Norway 3 - May 1987 (8 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1987), Austria 5 - May 1987 (5 months), UK 6 - May 1987 (16 weeks), Germany 11 - May 1987 (3 weeks), Switzerland 18 - May 1987 (3 weeks), Italy 24 of 1987, US CashBox 40 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 41 of 1987 (peak 6, 14 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1987)
12 David Bowie Young Americans 1975 UK 2 - Apr 1975 (12 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1975), Norway 13 - Mar 1975 (9 weeks), D.Marsh 21 of 1975, US CashBox 40 of 1975, US BB 54 of 1975, Fox101 70, WXPN 509 (1975), Acclaimed 765 (1975), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1975), RYM 159 of 1975, Xgau rating B- (1975)
13 David Bowie Heroes 1977 UK 3 - Oct 1977 (26 weeks), Holland free40 5 of 1977, Norway 13 - Nov 1977 (2 weeks), Sweden 13 - Nov 1977 (4 weeks), D.Marsh 21 of 1977, Austria 22 - Dec 1977 (2 months), Italy 42 of 1977, France (InfoDisc) 94 of 1977 (peak 19, 16 weeks), Acclaimed 236 (1977), WXPN 783 (1977), RYM 30 of 1977, KEXP 317, Xgau rating B+ (1977)
14 David Bowie ChangesBowie 1990 UK 1 - Mar 1990 (29 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1991), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Austria 6 - Apr 1990 (4 months), Germany 7 - Apr 1990 (9 weeks), Norway 16 - Jul 1997 (8 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Apr 1990 (9 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 33 of 1990, Italy 41 of 1990, France (InfoDisc) 96 of 1990 (peak 6, 8 weeks)
15 David Bowie ChangesOneBowie 1976 UK 2 - Jun 1976 (28 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1981), Sweden 14 - Jun 1976 (19 weeks), Australia (Kent) 19 of 1976 (peak 8), US BB 57 of 1976, US CashBox 58 of 1976, RS100 96, Rolling Stone 425, Xgau rating A (1976)
16 David Bowie Lodger 1979 UK 4 - Jun 1979 (17 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), Holland free40 6 of 1979, Sweden 9 - Jun 1979 (8 weeks), Norway 11 - Jun 1979 (3 weeks), Austria 13 - Jul 1979 (1 month), D.Marsh 38 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 58 of 1979 (peak 11, 32 weeks), Acclaimed 1707 (1979), RYM 91 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
17 David Bowie Heathen 2002 Norway 2 - Jun 2002 (10 weeks), Mercury prize 2002 (Nominated), Germany 4 - Jun 2002 (6 weeks), Austria 4 - Jun 2002 (3 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 2002), France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 2002), UK 5 - Jun 2002 (6 weeks), Sweden 6 - Jun 2002 (8 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Jun 2002 (9 weeks), Holland free40 59 of 2002, US BB 162 of 2002, RYM 180 of 2002
18 David Bowie Reality 2003 Europe num 1 for 1 week - Oct 2003, Norway 2 - Oct 2003 (4 weeks), UK 3 - Sep 2003 (4 weeks), Germany 3 - Sep 2003 (2 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 2003), France Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 2003), Switzerland 5 - Sep 2003 (4 weeks), Sweden 5 - Sep 2003 (4 weeks), Austria 17 - Oct 2003 (2 months), Holland free40 77 of 2003
19 David Bowie Black Tie, White Noise 1993 UK 1 - Apr 1993 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1993), Norway 8 - Apr 1993 (5 weeks), Germany 15 - May 1993 (3 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Apr 1993 (8 weeks), Sweden 18 - Apr 1993 (6 weeks), Holland free40 21 of 1993, Austria 22 - May 1993 (2 months), Italy 45 of 1993
20 David Bowie Best Of Bowie 2002 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2006), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 2002), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2003), Sweden 9 - Oct 2002 (11 weeks), Norway 10 - Mar 1981 (15 weeks), UK 11 - Nov 2002 (55 weeks), Austria 12 - Aug 1981 (4 months), Switzerland 15 - Nov 2002 (4 weeks), Italy 94 of 2002
21 David Bowie Stage 1978 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1978), UK 5 - Oct 1978 (10 weeks), Norway 18 - Nov 1978 (2 weeks), Sweden 29 - Oct 1978 (2 weeks), Italy 83 of 1978, Holland free40 98 of 1978, RYM 142 of 1978, Xgau rating B+ (1978)
22 David Bowie Rare 1983 Sweden 5 - Jan 1983 (18 weeks), Norway 11 - Feb 1983 (7 weeks), Germany 13 - May 1983 (12 weeks), UK 34 - Jan 1983 (11 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 99 of 1983 (peak 18, 20 weeks), Italy 100 of 1983
23 David Bowie Hours 1999 Sweden 2 - Oct 1999 (5 weeks), Germany 4 - Oct 1999 (4 weeks), Austria 4 - Oct 1999 (2 months), Norway 4 - Oct 1999 (6 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jun 2000), UK 5 - Oct 1999 (3 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Oct 1999 (5 weeks), Italy 60 of 1999, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1999)
24 David Bowie David Bowie At The Tower Philadelphia 1974 Norway 12 - Nov 1974 (5 weeks), US BB 57 of 1974, Italy 75 of 1975, WXPN 572 (1974)
25 David Bowie 1. Outside 1995 UK 8 - Oct 1995 (4 weeks), Sweden 13 - Sep 1995 (6 weeks), Norway 15 - Oct 1995 (2 weeks), Switzerland 22 - Oct 1995 (3 weeks), Austria 28 - Oct 1995 (2 months), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 1995), RYM 123 of 1995
26 David Bowie Eart hl i ng 1997 Sweden 5 - Feb 1997 (5 weeks), UK 6 - Feb 1997 (4 weeks), Germany 11 - Feb 1997 (2 weeks), Norway 13 - Feb 1997 (3 weeks), Austria 16 - Mar 1997 (2 months), Switzerland 20 - Feb 1997 (6 weeks)
27 David Bowie The Man Who Sold The World 1971 UK 24 - Nov 1972 (30 weeks), WTMD 711, Acclaimed 1517 (1970), RYM 98 of 1971, KEXP 854
28 David Bowie Space Oddity 1973 UK 17 - Nov 1972 (37 weeks), Australia Goset 17 - Jun 1973 (2 weeks), US CashBox 86 of 1973, WTMD 531
29 David Bowie David Live 1974 UK 2 - Nov 1974 (12 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1974), Xgau rating C- (1975)
30 David Bowie ChangesTwoBowie 1981 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), UK 22 - Nov 1981 (17 weeks), Sweden 35 - Feb 1982 (2 weeks)
31 David Bowie Sound & Vision 1990 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1990), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1995)
32 David Bowie Bowie At The Beeb - Best Of The BBC Recordings 68-72 2000 UK 7 - Oct 2000 (4 weeks), Norway 22 - Oct 2000 (5 weeks), Sweden 37 - Oct 2000 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 2000), RYM 25 of 2000
33 David Bowie The Very Best Of David Bowie 1980 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1981), UK 3 - Jan 1981 (20 weeks)
34 David Bowie Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1981 Austria 3 - Jun 1981 (5 months), Germany 5 - May 1981 (18 weeks)
35 David Bowie Golden Years 1983 UK 33 - Aug 1983 (5 weeks), Sweden 33 - Sep 1983 (4 weeks)
36 David Bowie The Best of David Bowie 1969/1974 1997 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1997), UK 13 - Nov 1997 (10 weeks)
37 David Bowie The Platinum Collection 2005 Sweden 26 - Jul 2006 (4 weeks), UK 55 - Nov 2005 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2005)
38 David Bowie Fame & Fashion (Bowie's All Time Greatest Hits) 1984 Italy 30 of 1984, UK 40 - Apr 1984 (6 weeks)
39 David Bowie Ziggy Stardust - The Motion Picture 1983 UK 17 - Nov 1983 (6 weeks), RYM 42 of 1983
40 David Bowie The Singles Collection 1993 UK 9 - Nov 1993 (16 weeks), Sweden 38 - Dec 1993 (2 weeks)
41 David Bowie The Best Of David Bowie 1974/1979 1998 UK 39 - May 1998 (2 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1998)
42 David Bowie Live Santa Monica '72 2008 Sweden 40 - Jul 2008 (1 week), UK 61 - Jul 2008 (1 week)
43 David Bowie Ultimate Singles Collection 1993 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1994)
44 David Bowie Santa Monica '72 1994 UK 74 - May 1994 (1 week), RYM 87 of 1994
45 David Bowie The Collection 1985 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1990)
46 David Bowie Singles 1993 France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 1994)
47 David Bowie The Best Of 1981 Sweden 25 - Jan 1981 (10 weeks)
48 David Bowie Love You Till Tuesday 1984 UK 53 - May 1984 (4 weeks)
49 David Bowie The Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (1990) 1990 UK 17 - Jun 1990 (7 weeks)
50 David Bowie Hunky Dory (1990) 1990 UK 39 - Apr 1990 (2 weeks)
51 David Bowie Aladdin Sane (1990) 1990 UK 43 - Jul 1990 (1 week)
52 David Bowie Pin-Ups (1990) 1990 UK 52 - Jul 1990 (1 week)
53 David Bowie Space Oddity (1990) 1990 UK 64 - Apr 1990 (1 week)
54 David Bowie The Man Who Sold The World (1990) 1990 UK 66 - Apr 1990 (1 week)
55 David Bowie Diamond Dogs (1990) 1990 UK 67 - Oct 1990 (1 week)
56 David Bowie Young Americans (1991) 1991 UK 54 - May 1991 (1 week)
57 David Bowie Station To Station (1991) 1991 UK 57 - May 1991 (1 week)
58 David Bowie Low (1990) 1991 UK 64 - Sep 1991 (1 week)
59 David Bowie A Reality Tour 2010 UK 53 - Feb 2010 (1 week)
60 David Bowie The Best Of - 1980/1987 2007 UK 34 - Mar 2007 (1 week)
61 David Bowie Best Of (Deutsche Edition) 2002 Austria 13 - Nov 2002 (1 month)
62 David Bowie BBC Radio Theatre, London, June 27, 2000 2000 RYM 37 of 2000
63 David Bowie David Bowie 1969 RYM 165 of 1969

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