Album artist 121 - ZZ Top

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 ZZ Top Eliminator 1983 US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Diamond in Canada (certified in Jun 1992), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), UK 3 - Apr 1983 (137 weeks), Billboard 9 - Apr 1983 (170 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), Switzerland 11 - Nov 1983 (20 weeks), Holland free40 12 of 1983, Norway 13 - Apr 1983 (7 weeks), Sweden 13 - Apr 1983 (26 weeks), US CashBox 17 of 1984, US BB 17 of 1983, Australia (Kent) 20 of 1984 (peak 2), France (InfoDisc) 25 of 1983 (peak 4, 57 weeks), Fox101 33, US Longest Running Album 47 1983 (183 weeks), Worldwide 69 - 13 M, Defin200 142 (1983), Rolling Stone 396, Acclaimed 735 (1983), RYM 71 of 1983, Xgau rating B+ (1983)
2 ZZ Top Afterburner 1985 Canada 1 for 6 weeks - 1985, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Nov 1985, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1999), UK 2 - Nov 1985 (40 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Nov 1985 (19 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1990), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1989), Germany 3 - Nov 1985 (14 weeks), Sweden 3 - Nov 1985 (22 weeks), Billboard 4 - Nov 1985 (66 weeks) (12 weeks in top 10), US 4 of 1986, Norway 8 - Oct 1985 (20 weeks), US BB 13 of 1985, US CashBox 18 of 1986, Austria 18 - Dec 1985 (2 months), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Xgau rating B (1985)
3 ZZ Top ZZ Top's Greatest Hits 1992 Switzerland 1 - Apr 1992 (22 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2000), France Diamond (certified by SNEP Feb 2008), Sweden 2 - Apr 1992 (32 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1994), Germany 4 - May 1992 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1992), UK 5 - Apr 1992 (17 weeks), Austria 5 - May 1992 (5 months), Norway 7 - May 1992 (22 weeks), Billboard 9 - May 1992 (73 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 13 of 1992, US BB 28 of 1992, US CashBox 40 of 1992, France (InfoDisc) 52 of 1992 (peak 7, 15 weeks)
4 ZZ Top Recycler 1990 Switzerland 1 - Oct 1990 (27 weeks), Norway 2 - Oct 1990 (8 weeks), Sweden 2 - Oct 1990 (20 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1991), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany 4 - Oct 1990 (6 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1990), Billboard 6 - Nov 1990 (37 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), UK 8 - Oct 1990 (7 weeks), Austria 24 - Nov 1990 (2 months), US BB 27 of 1990, France (InfoDisc) 62 of 1990 (peak 9, 14 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1990)
5 ZZ Top Antenna 1994 Sweden 1 - Jan 1994 (11 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1994), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), UK 3 - Feb 1994 (5 weeks), Germany 3 - Jan 1994 (9 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Jan 1994 (17 weeks), Austria 4 - Feb 1994 (4 months), Norway 4 - Jan 1994 (8 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jul 1994), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1994), Billboard 14 - Feb 1994 (23 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 68 of 1994 (peak 7, 12 weeks), US BB 91 of 1994
6 ZZ Top Fandango 1975 Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1975, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1975), Billboard 10 - May 1975 (47 weeks) (1 week in top 10), US CashBox 23 of 1975, US BB 37 of 1975, UK 60 - Jul 1975 (1 week), Fox101 88, RYM 105 of 1975
7 ZZ Top El Loco 1981 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1981), Billboard 17 - Aug 1981 (22 weeks), Sweden 26 - Aug 1981 (4 weeks), US CashBox 72 of 1981, UK 88 - Aug 1981 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1981)
8 ZZ Top Tres Hombres 1973 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1974), Billboard 8 - Aug 1973 (81 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 39 of 1974, US BB 52 of 1974, Fox101 71, Rolling Stone 498, Acclaimed 1189 (1973), RYM 54 of 1973
9 ZZ Top Rhythmeen 1996 Sweden 6 - Sep 1996 (6 weeks), Switzerland 8 - Sep 1996 (8 weeks), Germany 9 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), Norway 15 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 29 - Oct 1996 (11 weeks), UK 32 - Sep 1996 (2 weeks), Austria 36 - Oct 1996 (1 month)
10 ZZ Top Deguello 1979 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1984), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1995), Billboard 24 - Nov 1979 (43 weeks), D.Marsh 32 of 1979, Acclaimed 2667 (1979), RYM 76 of 1979, Xgau rating A- (1979)
11 ZZ Top Tejas 1977 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1977), Billboard 17 - Jan 1977 (24 weeks), Sweden 21 - Feb 1977 (6 weeks), US CashBox 67 of 1977, RYM 166 of 1976, Xgau rating C+ (1976)
12 ZZ Top Mescalero 2003 Germany 9 - Sep 2003 (1 week), Norway 21 - Sep 2003 (1 week), Switzerland 22 - Sep 2003 (2 weeks), Sweden 22 - Sep 2003 (2 weeks), Billboard 57 - Sep 2003 (3 weeks)
13 ZZ Top La futura 2012 Germany 5 - Sep 2012 (2 weeks), Billboard 6 - Sep 2012 (8 weeks) (1 week in top 10)
14 ZZ Top Best Of ZZ Top 1977 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Billboard 94 - Dec 1977 (8 weeks), Xgau rating B (1977)
15 ZZ Top xXx 1999 Germany 11 - Oct 1999 (2 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Oct 1999 (3 weeks), Sweden 26 - Oct 1999 (2 weeks), Billboard 100 - Oct 1999 (4 weeks)
16 ZZ Top Rio Grande Mud 1972 Billboard 104 - May 1972 (10 weeks), RYM 145 of 1972, Xgau rating C (1972)
17 ZZ Top The Best Of ZZ Top: 10 Legendary Texas Tales 1983 Billboard 182 - Dec 1983 (11 weeks)
18 ZZ Top The Baddest 2014 Billboard 95 - Aug 2014 (2 weeks)
19 ZZ Top Texicali (EP) 2012 Billboard 106 - Jun 2012 (1 week)
20 ZZ Top The Very Best Of ZZ Top: Rancho Texicano 2004 Billboard 30 - Jul 2004 (4 weeks)
21 ZZ Top One Foot In The Blues 1994 Switzerland 23 - Dec 1994 (7 weeks), Sweden 25 - Dec 1994 (1 week)
22 ZZ Top ZZ Top's First Album 1970 RYM 191 of 1970

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20 Sep 2016

Double Listing - Greatest Hits

#3 & #16 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


16 Sep 2011

ZZ Top

Album 3 & 16 is the same

Thanks for pointing that out, the data has been corrected