Top R&B Albums


DEBUT PEAK WKS   ARTIST/TITLE
07/22/78 21 23    1 For You
11/17/79 3 31    2 Prince
11/08/80 7 32    3 Dirty Mind
11/07/81 3 35    4 Controversy
11/20/82 4 93    5 1999
07/14/84 1(19) 48    6 Music From 'Purple Rain'
05/11/85 4 43    7 Around The World In A Day
04/26/86
 
2(3)
 
26
 
   8 Parade: Music From 'Under the Cherry Moon'
          PRINCE and the REVOLUTION (above 3)
05/02/87 4 48    9 Sign 'O' The Times
05/28/88 5 17   10 Lovesexy
07/15/89
 
5
 
29
 
  11 Batman
          music from the movie starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson
09/15/90 6 21   12 Music From 'Graffiti Bridge'
10/19/91 1(1) 42   13 Diamonds And Pearls
10/31/92
 
8
 
35
 
  14 0{+^
          PRINCE AND THE NEW POWER GENERATION (above 2)
10/02/93 14 21   15 The Hits 1
10/02/93 23 21   16 The Hits 2
10/02/93 6 20   17 The Hits/The B-Sides
06/04/94 29 12   18 The Beautiful Experience
09/03/94
 
2(1)
 
13
 
  19 Come
          PRINCE 1958-1993
12/10/94 18 13   20 The Black Album
10/14/95 2(1) 17   21 The Gold Experience
04/06/96
 
15
 
9
 
  22 Girl 6
          music from the movie directed by Spike Lee
1996 - -   23 Chaos And Disorder
12/07/96 6 26   24 Emancipation
03/14/98 59 4   25 Crystal Ball
07/18/98
 
9
 
11
 
  26 Newpower Soul
          NEW POWER GENERATION
02/20/99
 
58
 
2
 
  27 1999 The New Master
          PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
09/11/99 27 8   28 The Vault ... Old Friends 4 Sale
11/27/99
 
8
 
16
 
  29 Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic
          0{+> (#18, 21, 23-25, 29)
08/18/01 72 8   30 The Very Best of Prince
12/08/01 33 7   31 The Rainbow Children
2002 - -

  32 One Nite Alone ... Live!

2003 - -

  33 N.E.W.S.

05/08/04 3 38

  34 Musicology

04/08/06 1(1) 24

  35 3121

09/09/06 31 7

  36 Ultimate Prince

08/11/07 1(1) 18

  37 Planet Earth

04/18/09

 

1(1)

 

4+

 

  38 LOtUSFLOW3r / MPLSoUND / Elixer
          PRINCE / BRIA VALENTE
          three albums sold in one package ("Elixer" is credited to Prince protege Bria Valente)