Album artist 46 - John Lennon

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John Lennon Chart Profile

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

A member of The Beatles his untimely death ensured his place in the music pantheon. The music listed here was released under names such as John Lennon & Yoko Ono, The Plastic Ono Band, John & Yoko, Lennon, Plastic Ono Band & The Flux Fiddlers,

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 John Lennon Imagine 1971 UK 1 - Oct 1971 (99 weeks), Billboard 1 - Sep 1971 (46 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 1971, Norway 1 - Oct 1971 (46 weeks), Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Jan 1972, Japan 1 for 1 week - Feb 1972, Dutch 70s 1 - Oct 1971 (18 weeks), Australia Goset 1 - Dec 1971 (18 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1991), US 70s 3 - Oct 1971 (3 months), D.Marsh 5 of 1971, Italy 6 of 1972, BEA 8 of 1971, Australia (Kent) 13 of 1972 (peak 1), Germany 15 - Feb 1981 (13 weeks), US BB 19 of 1971, Channel4 21, France (InfoDisc) 30 of 1971 (peak 5, 6 weeks), Sweden 34 - Feb 1981 (4 weeks), Vinyl Surrender 38 of all time, US CashBox 49 of 1972, UK Radio2 49, RS100 61, Guiness 66, Rolling Stone 76, DMDB 90, Acclaimed 95 (1971), WTMD 135, Defin200 144 (1971), Radio Caroline 266 (1971), WXPN 309 (1971), RYM 27 of 1971, KEXP 439, Xgau rating A (1971)
2 John Lennon Double Fantasy 1980 UK 1 - Nov 1980 (36 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1980 (76 weeks) (8 weeks at number 1) (22 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 8 weeks - Dec 1980, Canada 1 for 10 weeks - 1981, Austria 1 - Feb 1981 (8 months), Norway 1 - Dec 1980 (33 weeks), Sweden 1 - Nov 1980 (27 weeks), Australia num 1 for 10 weeks - Dec 1980, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1981 (peak 1), New Zealand 1 for 4 - Mar 1981, Grammy in 1981, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), US 2 of 1981, Germany 2 - Dec 1980 (31 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), US CashBox 5 of 1981, US BB 9 of 1981, Italy 9 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 16 of 1980 (peak 2, 63 weeks), D.Marsh 17 of 1980, Holland free40 56 of 1980, WXPN 873 (1980), Acclaimed 963 (1980), RYM 164 of 1980, Xgau rating A (1980)
3 John Lennon John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band 1971 Dutch 70s 1 - Feb 1971 (25 weeks), Australia Goset 3 - May 1971 (13 weeks), D.Marsh 3 of 1970, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1971), RS100 4, BEA 4 of 1970, Billboard 6 - Dec 1970 (33 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), UK 8 - Jan 1971 (11 weeks), US 70s 9 - Jan 1971 (1 month), Norway 13 - Apr 1971 (4 weeks), Australia (Kent) 22 of 1971 (peak 3), Rolling Stone 22, US BB 34 of 1971, Italy 36 of 1971, US CashBox 40 of 1971, Acclaimed 57 (1970), PopVortex 66 (1970), German RS100 70, DMDB 78, WTMD 141, WXPN 369 (1970), RYM 5 of 1970, Xgau rating A (1970)
4 John Lennon Walls & Bridges 1974 Billboard 1 - Oct 1974 (35 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1974, US 70s 1 - Nov 1974 (2 months), Canada 1 for 1 week - 1974, Norway 3 - Oct 1974 (12 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1974), UK 6 - Oct 1974 (10 weeks), D.Marsh 13 of 1974, US BB 32 of 1974, Italy 40 of 1975, US CashBox 70 of 1975, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1974), RYM 163 of 1974, Xgau rating B- (1974)
5 John Lennon The John Lennon Collection 1982 UK 1 - Nov 1982 (43 weeks), Norway 1 - Jul 1995 (14 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Jan 1983, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2001), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1985), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Aug 1995), Sweden 4 - Dec 1982 (20 weeks), Italy 7 of 1983, Australia (Kent) 23 of 1983 (peak 1), Billboard 33 - Dec 1982 (16 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1982)
6 John Lennon Rock 'n' Roll 1975 France (InfoDisc) 3 of 1975 (peak 3, 83 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1991), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1976), UK 6 - Mar 1975 (28 weeks), Billboard 6 - Mar 1975 (15 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US 70s 8 - Apr 1975 (1 month), Norway 9 - Mar 1975 (8 weeks), D.Marsh 17 of 1975, Sweden 20 - Feb 1981 (6 weeks), US BB 44 of 1975, Italy 48 of 1975, US CashBox 100 of 1975, Acclaimed 2615 (1975), Xgau rating B- (1975)
7 John Lennon Lennon Legend: The Very Best Of John Lennon 1998 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1998), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2003), US (Sup) Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2008), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Jan 1995), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Jul 2003), UK 4 - Nov 1997 (32 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 2001), Austria 6 - Nov 1997 (4 months), Germany 11 - Feb 1998 (7 weeks), Switzerland 13 - Jan 1998 (8 weeks), Sweden 28 - Nov 2003 (1 week), Norway 39 - Oct 2008 (1 week), Billboard 65 - Mar 1998 (9 weeks)
8 John Lennon Milk & Honey 1984 France (InfoDisc) 2 of 1984 (peak 10, 52 weeks), UK 3 - Feb 1984 (13 weeks), Sweden 3 - Feb 1984 (8 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1984), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1984), Norway 7 - Feb 1984 (4 weeks), Billboard 11 - Feb 1984 (19 weeks), Austria 12 - Mar 1984 (1 month), Switzerland 15 - Feb 1984 (4 weeks), US BB 37 of 1984, US CashBox 38 of 1984, Holland free40 61 of 1984, Italy 64 of 1984, Xgau rating A (1984)
9 John Lennon Mind Games 1973 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1973), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1974), Australia Goset 6 - Feb 1974 (7 weeks), Norway 7 - Dec 1973 (14 weeks), Billboard 9 - Nov 1973 (31 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US 70s 10 - Dec 1973 (1 month), UK 13 - Dec 1973 (12 weeks), D.Marsh 18 of 1973, Italy 30 of 1974, US BB 59 of 1973, US CashBox 84 of 1974, Xgau rating C+ (1973)
10 John Lennon Shaved Fish 1975 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1991), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1976), Austria 6 - Feb 1981 (6 months), UK 8 - Nov 1975 (29 weeks), Norway 9 - Nov 1975 (12 weeks), Billboard 12 - Nov 1975 (32 weeks), Sweden 28 - Jan 1981 (4 weeks), Italy 82 of 1976, US BB 91 of 1975, Xgau rating B+ (1975)
11 John Lennon Sometime In New York City 1972 Norway 2 - Feb 1971 (19 weeks), UK 11 - Oct 1972 (6 weeks), Australia Goset 11 - Jan 1973 (7 weeks), Italy 28 of 1972, D.Marsh 39 of 1972, Billboard 48 - Jul 1972 (17 weeks), Xgau rating C (1972)
12 John Lennon Live Peace In Toronto 1969 1970 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1970), Billboard 10 - Jan 1970 (32 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Norway 19 - Mar 1970 (1 week), D.Marsh 21 of 1970, US CashBox 56 of 1970, US BB 58 of 1970, Italy 76 of 1970
13 John Lennon Working Class Hero, The Definitive Lennon 2005 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 2005), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Apr 2006), UK 11 - Oct 2005 (10 weeks), Norway 13 - Oct 2005 (8 weeks), Sweden 17 - Oct 2005 (5 weeks), Switzerland 83 - Jan 2006 (3 weeks), Billboard 135 - Oct 2005 (3 weeks)
14 John Lennon John Lennon Live In New York City 1986 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 2001), Sweden 12 - Mar 1986 (6 weeks), Billboard 41 - Mar 1986 (11 weeks), UK 55 - Mar 1986 (3 weeks), Xgau rating B (1986)
15 John Lennon Imagine - Music From The Motion Picture 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1989), Billboard 31 - Oct 1988 (17 weeks), UK 64 - Oct 1988 (6 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1988)
16 John Lennon John Lennon Anthology 1998 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1998), UK 62 - Nov 1998 (1 week), Billboard 99 - Nov 1998 (2 weeks)
17 John Lennon Power To The People - The Hits 2010 UK 15 - Oct 2010 (5 weeks), Billboard 24 - Oct 2010 (7 weeks)
18 John Lennon Menlove Ave. 1986 Billboard 127 - Nov 1986 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1986)
19 John Lennon Opus Collection: Remember 2010 Billboard 44 - Oct 2010 (5 weeks)
20 John Lennon Signature Box 2010 Billboard 148 - Oct 2010 (1 week)
21 John Lennon Gimme Some Truth 2010 Billboard 196 - Oct 2010 (1 week)
22 John Lennon Heartplay 1984 Billboard 94 - Jan 1984 (12 weeks)
23 John Lennon Acoustic 2004 Billboard 31 - Nov 2004 (8 weeks)
24 John Lennon Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins 1969 Billboard 124 - Feb 1969 (8 weeks)
25 John Lennon Unfinished Music No. 2: Life With The Lions 1969 Billboard 174 - Jun 1969 (8 weeks)
26 John Lennon Wedding Album 1969 Billboard 178 - Dec 1969 (3 weeks)
27 John Lennon Double Fantasy / Stripped Down 2010 UK 80 - Oct 2010 (1 week)

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24 Sep 2016

(4) Double Listings...Plus

#12 & #31 are the same (Sometime In New York City). Also #14 & #23 (Live In New York City). Also #13 & #25 (Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon). Also #17 & #29 (Power To the People: The Hits). And finally #16 (Imagine - Music From the Motion Picture) also made the Billboard Charts (#31 - 18 weeks). Probably listed under 'Original Soundtrack'.

Data fixed, thanks


22 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Live In New York City

#14 & #20 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks