Album artist 238 - The Pretenders

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Pretenders The Pretenders 1980 UK 1 - Jan 1980 (35 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016 (1980), Sweden 2 - Feb 1980 (20 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1982), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1981), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Billboard 9 - Jan 1980 (78 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), BEA 10 of 1980, Holland free40 14 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 15 of 1980 (peak 4, 72 weeks), D.Marsh 20 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 23 of 1980 (peak 6), Norway 24 - Mar 1980 (6 weeks), US BB 36 of 1980, RS100 42, US CashBox 58 of 1980, Italy 68 of 1980, German RS100 79, WXPN 110 (1980), Rolling Stone 155, Acclaimed 162 (1980), WTMD 170, RYM 13 of 1980, KEXP 257, Xgau rating A- (1979)
2 The Pretenders Learning To Crawl 1984 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1984), Sweden 3 - Feb 1984 (16 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1987), Billboard 5 - Feb 1984 (42 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), France (InfoDisc) 5 of 1984 (peak 15, 52 weeks), UK 11 - Jan 1984 (16 weeks), US CashBox 16 of 1984, Norway 18 - Feb 1984 (1 week), US BB 20 of 1984, Switzerland 30 - Feb 1984 (1 week), Holland free40 65 of 1984, WTMD 319, WXPN 419 (1984), Acclaimed 979 (1984), RYM 36 of 1984, AVrev 57, KEXP 752, Xgau rating A- (1984)
3 The Pretenders The Pretenders II 1981 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Aug 1981, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 2001), UK 7 - Aug 1981 (26 weeks), Billboard 10 - Aug 1981 (19 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Holland free40 19 of 1981, Sweden 20 - Sep 1981 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 49 of 1981 (peak 13, 32 weeks), US BB 51 of 1981, US CashBox 70 of 1981, Acclaimed 2795 (1981), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1981), RYM 104 of 1981, Xgau rating B+ (1981)
4 The Pretenders Get Close 1986 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1986), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1986), UK 6 - Nov 1986 (28 weeks), Sweden 6 - Nov 1986 (24 weeks), Australia (Kent) 17 of 1987 (peak 12), Norway 18 - Nov 1986 (2 weeks), Switzerland 22 - Nov 1986 (3 weeks), Billboard 25 - Nov 1986 (29 weeks), Xgau rating B (1986)
5 The Pretenders Last Of The Independents 1994 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1994), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1995), France Gold (certified by SNEP Feb 1995), Sweden 6 - May 1994 (12 weeks), UK 8 - May 1994 (13 weeks), Norway 16 - May 1994 (4 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Jun 1994 (7 weeks), Billboard 41 - May 1994 (22 weeks)
6 The Pretenders The Singles 1987 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1995), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1994), UK 6 - Nov 1987 (31 weeks), Billboard 69 - Dec 1987 (15 weeks), Xgau rating A (1987)
7 The Pretenders Packed! 1990 Sweden 7 - May 1990 (12 weeks), Norway 15 - Jun 1990 (4 weeks), UK 19 - May 1990 (5 weeks), Billboard 48 - Jun 1990 (17 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1990)
8 The Pretenders Viva el amor! 1999 UK 32 - May 1999 (1 week), Sweden 36 - May 1999 (2 weeks), Billboard 158 - Jul 1999 (2 weeks)
9 The Pretenders Isle Of View 1995 UK 23 - Oct 1995 (4 weeks), Billboard 100 - Nov 1995 (5 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 2005)
10 The Pretenders The Pretenders' Greatest Hits 2000 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 2002), UK 21 - Sep 2000 (4 weeks), Sweden 23 - Oct 2000 (3 weeks)
11 The Pretenders The Best Of / Break Up The Concrete 2008 Billboard 32 - Oct 2008 (4 weeks), UK 35 - Jun 2009 (2 weeks)
12 The Pretenders Extended Play 1981 Billboard 27 - Apr 1981 (29 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1981)
13 The Pretenders Loose Screw 2002 Billboard 179 - Nov 2002 (1 week)

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17 Sep 2016

(2) Double Listings

#7 & #12 are the same (Packed!). Also #13 & #15 (The Best Of/Break Up the Concrete).

Data fixed, thanks


11 Jun 2015

Another Double Listing - The Pretenders

#1 & #10 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


19 Jan 2015

Double Listing - The Pretenders

#1 & #4 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks