Album artist 83 - Elvis Costello

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Elvis Costello Region Profile

Elvis Costello Chart Profile

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

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Elvis Costello This Year's Model 1978 Holland free40 1 of 1978, Melody Maker 1 of 1978, D.Marsh 2 of 1978, BEA 3 of 1978, UK 4 - Apr 1978 (14 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1991), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1978), Sweden 10 - Apr 1978 (6 weeks), RS100 11, Norway 15 - Apr 1978 (6 weeks), Billboard 30 - Apr 1978 (17 weeks), German RS100 47, Guiness 67, Acclaimed 75 (1978), WXPN 97 (1978), Rolling Stone 98, WTMD 108, RYM 1 of 1978, KEXP 140, Xgau rating A (1978)
2 Elvis Costello My Aim Is True 1977 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007 (1977), D.Marsh 2 of 1977, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1991), Holland free40 8 of 1977, BEA 9 of 1977, UK 14 - Aug 1977 (12 weeks), Sweden 14 - Sep 1977 (16 weeks), WTMD 28, RS100 29, Billboard 32 - Dec 1977 (36 weeks), Guiness 46, German RS100 64, WXPN 67 (1977), Acclaimed 89 (1977), Rolling Stone 168, UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1978), RYM 8 of 1977, WFUV 46, KEXP 159, Xgau rating B+ (1977)
3 Elvis Costello Armed Forces 1979 UK 2 - Jan 1979 (28 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1979), D.Marsh 3 of 1979, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1979), Holland free40 7 of 1979, Billboard 10 - Jan 1979 (25 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), BEA 10 of 1979, Sweden 11 - Jan 1979 (12 weeks), Norway 12 - Feb 1979 (6 weeks), Melody Maker 14 of 1979, US BB 52 of 1979, US CashBox 66 of 1979, WXPN 177 (1979), WTMD 231, Acclaimed 307 (1979), Rolling Stone 482, RYM 14 of 1979, KEXP 318, Xgau rating A- (1979)
4 Elvis Costello Get Happy! 1980 UK 2 - Feb 1980 (14 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1980), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Sweden 6 - Mar 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 11 - Mar 1980 (15 weeks), Norway 11 - Mar 1980 (11 weeks), D.Marsh 12 of 1980, US BB 55 of 1980, RS100 65, US CashBox 84 of 1980, Holland free40 93 of 1980, Acclaimed 309 (1980), WTMD 443, WXPN 524 (1980), RYM 16 of 1980, KEXP 704, Xgau rating B (1980)
5 Elvis Costello Imperial Bedroom 1982 UK 6 - Jul 1982 (12 weeks), Norway 18 - Jul 1982 (8 weeks), Holland free40 27 of 1982, Billboard 30 - Jul 1982 (24 weeks), Sweden 30 - Aug 1982 (4 weeks), German RS100 30, Guiness 37, Rolling Stone 166, WXPN 238 (1982), WTMD 251, Acclaimed 253 (1982), RYM 13 of 1982, WFUV 76, Xgau rating B+ (1982)
6 Elvis Costello Trust 1981 Melody Maker 2 of 1981, Sweden 8 - Feb 1981 (6 weeks), UK 9 - Jan 1981 (7 weeks), Billboard 28 - Feb 1981 (15 weeks), Norway 28 - Feb 1981 (4 weeks), Holland free40 54 of 1981, Acclaimed 1025 (1981), RYM 40 of 1981, Xgau rating A (1981)
7 Elvis Costello Blood & Chocolate 1986 Melody Maker 3 of 1986, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), France Best 10 of 1986, UK 16 - Sep 1986 (5 weeks), Sweden 26 - Sep 1986 (6 weeks), Holland free40 31 of 1986, Billboard 84 - Oct 1986 (11 weeks), Acclaimed 716 (1986), RYM 44 of 1986, Xgau rating A- (1986)
8 Elvis Costello The Costello Show: King Of America 1986 Melody Maker 5 of 1986, UK 11 - Mar 1986 (10 weeks), Sweden 12 - Mar 1986 (8 weeks), Holland free40 25 of 1986, Billboard 39 - Mar 1986 (18 weeks), WXPN 398 (1986), Acclaimed 787 (1986), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1986), RYM 37 of 1986, Xgau rating A- (1986)
9 Elvis Costello Spike 1989 Holland free40 3 of 1989, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1989), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1989), UK 5 - Feb 1989 (16 weeks), Sweden 13 - Feb 1989 (6 weeks), Melody Maker 20 of 1989, Billboard 32 - Feb 1989 (25 weeks), Xgau rating B (1989)
10 Elvis Costello Punch The Clock 1983 UK 3 - Aug 1983 (13 weeks), Sweden 9 - Sep 1983 (8 weeks), Norway 18 - Sep 1983 (1 week), Billboard 24 - Aug 1983 (24 weeks), Holland free40 43 of 1983, US CashBox 90 of 1983, Acclaimed 1756 (1983), RYM 139 of 1983, Xgau rating B+ (1983)
11 Elvis Costello Almost Blue 1981 Melody Maker 3 of 1981, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), UK 7 - Oct 1981 (18 weeks), Sweden 17 - Nov 1981 (5 weeks), Holland free40 35 of 1981, Billboard 50 - Nov 1981 (12 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1981)
12 Elvis Costello Mighty Like A Rose 1991 UK 5 - May 1991 (6 weeks), Norway 11 - Jun 1991 (4 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1991, Sweden 23 - Jun 1991 (4 weeks), Switzerland 35 - Jun 1991 (2 weeks), Billboard 55 - Jun 1991 (7 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1991)
13 Elvis Costello Brutal Youth 1994 UK 2 - Mar 1994 (5 weeks), Sweden 14 - Mar 1994 (4 weeks), Billboard 34 - Mar 1994 (10 weeks), Switzerland 40 - Apr 1994 (1 week), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1995)
14 Elvis Costello Goodbye Cruel World 1984 UK 10 - Jul 1984 (10 weeks), Sweden 20 - Aug 1984 (4 weeks), Billboard 35 - Jul 1984 (21 weeks), Holland free40 44 of 1984, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1984), Xgau rating B+ (1984)
15 Elvis Costello When I Was Cruel 2002 UK 17 - Apr 2002 (1 week), Norway 17 - Apr 2002 (2 weeks), Billboard 20 - May 2002 (9 weeks), Holland free40 34 of 2002, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 2002), KEXP 447
16 Elvis Costello The Delivery Man 2004 Norway 34 - Oct 2004 (1 week), Billboard 40 - Oct 2004 (4 weeks), UK 73 - Oct 2004 (1 week), Acclaimed 1782 (2004)
17 Elvis Costello All This Useless Beauty 1996 Sweden 24 - May 1996 (4 weeks), UK 28 - May 1996 (3 weeks), Norway 38 - Jun 1996 (1 week), Billboard 53 - Jun 1996 (5 weeks)
18 Elvis Costello Best Of Elvis Costello And The Attractions 1985 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2001), Billboard 116 - Dec 1985 (13 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1985)
19 Elvis Costello North 2003 Norway 25 - Oct 2003 (1 week), Sweden 25 - Sep 2003 (1 week), UK 44 - Sep 2003 (1 week), Billboard 57 - Oct 2003 (3 weeks)
20 Elvis Costello Kojak Variety 1995 UK 21 - May 1995 (2 weeks), Sweden 23 - May 1995 (2 weeks), Billboard 102 - May 1995 (3 weeks)
21 Elvis Costello Secret Profane & Sugarcane 2009 Billboard 13 - Jun 2009 (6 weeks), UK 71 - Jun 2009 (1 week)
22 Elvis Costello National Ransom 2010 Billboard 39 - Nov 2010 (2 weeks), UK 71 - Nov 2010 (1 week)
23 Elvis Costello Taking Liberties 1980 Billboard 28 - Oct 1980 (14 weeks), D.Marsh 31 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
24 Elvis Costello The Very Best Of Elvis Costello 1999 UK 4 - Aug 1999 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1999)
25 Elvis Costello The Juliet Letters 1993 UK 18 - Jan 1993 (3 weeks), Billboard 125 - Feb 1993 (8 weeks)
26 Elvis Costello The Best Of - The First 10 Years 2007 Billboard 110 - May 2007 (1 week)
27 Elvis Costello My Flame Burns Blue 2006 Billboard 188 - Mar 2006 (1 week)
28 Elvis Costello Out Of Our Idiot 1987 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), Xgau rating B- (1987)
29 Elvis Costello Cruel Smile 2002 Billboard 180 - Oct 2002 (1 week)
30 Elvis Costello The Best Of Elvis Costello - The Man 1985 UK 8 - Apr 1985 (17 weeks)
31 Elvis Costello The Very Best Of 1994 UK 57 - Nov 1994 (2 weeks)
32 Elvis Costello Girls, Girls, Girls 1989 UK 67 - Oct 1989 (1 week)
33 Elvis Costello Momofuku 2008 Norway 34 - May 2008 (1 week)
34 Elvis Costello Ten Bloody Mary's And Ten How's Your Father 1984 UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1988)

In addition to the above listed albums Elvis Costello also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Elvis Costello & Burt Bacharach Painted From Memory 1998 Sweden 18 - Oct 1998 (3 weeks), Norway 29 - Oct 1998 (3 weeks), UK 32 - Oct 1998 (2 weeks), Billboard 78 - Oct 1998 (6 weeks), Acclaimed 898 (1998), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1999)
2 Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint The River in Reverse 2006 Norway 31 - Jun 2006 (1 week), Sweden 40 - Jun 2006 (1 week), Billboard 103 - Jun 2006 (3 weeks), RYM 111 of 2006
3 Anne Sofie Von Otter & Elvis Costello For The Stars 2001 Sweden 25 - Apr 2001 (2 weeks), Norway 33 - Apr 2001 (2 weeks), UK 67 - Mar 2001 (2 weeks)
4 Elvis Costello & The Roots Wise Up Ghost And Other Songs 2013 2013 Billboard 16 - Oct 2013 (4 weeks)
5 Elvis Costello & The Imposters Momofuku 2008 Billboard 59 - May 2008 (3 weeks)

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22 Sep 2016

Double Listing - The Costello Show: King Of America

#10 & #26 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


23 Jan 2015

Double Listing - Get Happy!

#4 & #22 are the same.

Data fixed, thanks


7 Nov 2014

Double Listing - King Of America

Looks like #9 and #27 are the same album.

That looks correct, data fixed, thanks