Album artist 128 - Electric Light Orchestra

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

Formed by Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne and Bev Bevan. Known as ELO and E.L.O..

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Electric Light Orchestra Discovery 1979 UK 1 - Jun 1979 (45 weeks), Norway 1 - Jun 1979 (34 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Jul 1979, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), Sweden 2 - Jun 1979 (20 weeks), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1979 (peak 1), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Austria 3 - Jul 1979 (17 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1979), Billboard 5 - Jun 1979 (35 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), US 70s 5 - Jul 1979 (2 months), Germany 7 - Jul 1979 (45 weeks), Italy 15 of 1979, France (InfoDisc) 16 of 1979 (peak 2, 56 weeks), US CashBox 19 of 1979, US BB 22 of 1979, Holland free40 54 of 1979, Radio Caroline 168 (1979), RYM 153 of 1979
2 Electric Light Orchestra Time 1981 UK 1 - Aug 1981 (32 weeks), Germany 1 for 5 weeks - Sep 1981, Germany 1 - Aug 1981 (25 weeks), Sweden 1 - Aug 1981 (38 weeks), Norway 2 - Aug 1981 (17 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1982), Austria 3 - Sep 1981 (4 months), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1981), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), BEA 6 of 1981, Billboard 16 - Aug 1981 (20 weeks), Australia (Kent) 18 of 1981 (peak 3), Holland free40 30 of 1981, Italy 66 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 100 of 1982 (peak 28, 16 weeks), RYM 38 of 1981
3 Electric Light Orchestra A New World Record 1976 Canada 1 for 1 week - 1977, Sweden 1 - Nov 1976 (54 weeks), Australia num 1 for 9 weeks - Apr 1977, Australia (Kent) 2 of 1977 (peak 1), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1976), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1979), Billboard 5 - Oct 1976 (69 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), UK 6 - Dec 1976 (99 weeks), US 70s 6 - Dec 1976 (2 months), Austria 9 - Mar 1977 (4 months), Norway 9 - Dec 1976 (12 weeks), US BB 18 of 1977, US CashBox 21 of 1977, Radio Caroline 80 (1976), Acclaimed 2230 (1976), RYM 32 of 1976, Xgau rating B+ (1976)
4 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue 1977 Sweden 2 - Nov 1977 (24 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1977), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1978), Norway 3 - Nov 1977 (29 weeks), UK 4 - Nov 1977 (111 weeks), Billboard 4 - Nov 1977 (58 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US 70s 4 - Dec 1977 (3 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1979), Germany 6 - Sep 1978 (18 weeks), Holland free40 6 of 1977, Australia (Kent) 11 of 1978 (peak 3), US BB 17 of 1978, US CashBox 30 of 1978, Italy 80 of 1978, WXPN 689 (1977), WTMD 766, Acclaimed 902 (1977), RYM 40 of 1977
5 Electric Light Orchestra ELO's Greatest Hits 1979 Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Jan 1980, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2000), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1979), UK 7 - Dec 1979 (18 weeks), Norway 13 - Dec 1979 (11 weeks), Austria 17 - Mar 1980 (2 months), Billboard 30 - Dec 1979 (15 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1979)
6 Electric Light Orchestra Secret Messages 1983 UK 4 - Jul 1983 (15 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1983), Norway 5 - Jul 1983 (12 weeks), Germany 6 - Jul 1983 (6 weeks), Sweden 11 - Aug 1983 (12 weeks), Austria 16 - Jul 1983 (3 months), Billboard 36 - Jul 1983 (16 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 52 of 1983 (peak 15, 40 weeks)
7 Electric Light Orchestra Balance Of Power 1986 Sweden 3 - Feb 1986 (16 weeks), Norway 4 - Feb 1986 (11 weeks), UK 9 - Mar 1986 (12 weeks), Switzerland 10 - Mar 1986 (10 weeks), Austria 29 - Mar 1986 (1 month), Billboard 49 - Mar 1986 (15 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1986)
8 Electric Light Orchestra Eldorado 1974 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1975), Billboard 16 - Oct 1974 (32 weeks), US CashBox 88 of 1975, WXPN 803 (1974), WTMD 833, Acclaimed 2557 (1974), RYM 68 of 1974
9 Electric Light Orchestra Face the Music 1975 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1976), Billboard 8 - Oct 1975 (47 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US BB 51 of 1976, Italy 86 of 1976, RYM 94 of 1975
10 Electric Light Orchestra Zoom 2001 Norway 18 - Jun 2001 (4 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Jun 2001 (2 weeks), UK 34 - Jun 2001 (1 week), Sweden 35 - Jun 2001 (1 week), Billboard 94 - Jun 2001 (2 weeks)
11 Electric Light Orchestra The Very Best Of The Electric Light Orchestra 1990 UK 4 - Jul 1994 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1989), Sweden 22 - Aug 1990 (4 weeks)
12 Electric Light Orchestra Ole Elo 1976 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1976), Billboard 32 - Jul 1976 (42 weeks), US CashBox 70 of 1976
13 Electric Light Orchestra All Over The World - The Very Best Of ELO 2005 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 2007), UK 6 - Jun 2005 (49 weeks), Norway 29 - Jul 2005 (2 weeks)
14 Electric Light Orchestra Electric Light Orchestra's Greatest Hits 1989 Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1983), UK 23 - Dec 1989 (21 weeks)
15 Electric Light Orchestra Electric Light Orchestra II 1973 UK 35 - Mar 1973 (1 week), Billboard 62 - Apr 1973 (22 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1973)
16 Electric Light Orchestra Three Light Years 1978 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1979), UK 38 - Jan 1979 (9 weeks)
17 Electric Light Orchestra The Ultimate Collection 2001 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2001), UK 18 - Nov 2001 (1 week)
18 Electric Light Orchestra Light Years - The Very Best Of 1997 Norway 10 - May 1998 (9 weeks), UK 60 - Nov 1997 (2 weeks)
19 Electric Light Orchestra Electric Light Orchestra Part II 1991 Switzerland 22 - Jun 1991 (5 weeks), UK 34 - Jun 1991 (4 weeks)
20 Electric Light Orchestra Electric Light Orchestra 1972 UK 32 - Aug 1972 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1972)
21 Electric Light Orchestra Mr. Blue Sky: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra 2012 Billboard 118 - Oct 2012 (1 week)
22 Electric Light Orchestra All Over The World: The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra 2012 Billboard 128 - Sep 2012 (3 weeks)
23 Electric Light Orchestra On the Third Day 1973 Billboard 52 - Dec 1973 (24 weeks), RYM 131 of 1973
24 Electric Light Orchestra Out Of The Blue: Live At Wembley 2006 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 2007)
25 Electric Light Orchestra No Answer 1972 Billboard 196 - Jun 1972 (2 weeks)
26 Electric Light Orchestra The Light Shines On 1977 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1979)
27 Electric Light Orchestra The Swedish Collection - The Very Best Of 2001 Sweden 7 - Jan 2001 (7 weeks)

In addition to the above listed albums Electric Light Orchestra also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra Xanadu 1980 Germany 1 for 1 week - Sep 1980, Germany 1 - Aug 1980 (21 weeks), Austria 1 - Aug 1980 (6 months), Norway 1 - Jul 1980 (31 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jul 1980 (27 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Aug 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), UK 2 - Jul 1980 (17 weeks), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Billboard 4 - Jul 1980 (36 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Australia (Kent) 12 of 1980 (peak 1), US CashBox 20 of 1980, US BB 28 of 1980, Italy 29 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 84 of 1980 (peak 18, 27 weeks)

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22 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Greatest Hits

#5 & #24 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks