Elton 's  Chart Story

USA  ALBUMS

 

GOLD = 500.000  copies        

PLATINUM : 1 Million  copies

DIAMOND : 10 Million  copies

 

   

Album Year         peak #        weeks Certific.
Elton  John 1970             4           51 GOLD
Tumbleweed connection 1971             5           37 PLATINUM
Madman across the water 1971             8           51 PLATINUM X 2
17.11.70 1971             11              23  
Friends (O.Soundtrack) 1971            36           19 GOLD
Honky Chateau 1972      1  ( 5 weeks)           61 PLATINUM
Don't shoot me I'm only.. 1972      1  ( 2 weeks)           89 PLATINUM X 3
Goodbye yellow brick road 1973      1  ( 8 weeks)          103 PLATINUM X 7
Caribou 1974      1  ( 4 weeks)            54 PLATINUM X 2
Greatest Hits 1974      1  ( 10 weeks)          104 PLATINUM X 16
Captain Fantastic &.. 1975      1  ( 7 weeks)           43 PLATINUM X 3
Rock of the westies 1975      1  ( 3 weeks)           26 PLATINUM
Empty sky (first album) 1976             6           18  
Here and There  (live) 1976             4                  20 PLATINUM
Blue  moves 1976             3           22 PLATINUM
Greatest Hits 2 1977            21           20 PLATINUM X 5
A single man 1978            15           18 PLATINUM
The Thom Bell Session 1979            51            18  
Victim of  love 1979            35           10  
21 at 33 1980            13            21 GOLD
The Fox 1981            21            19  
Jump Up ! 1982            17           33 GOLD
Too low for zero 1983            25           54 PLATINUM
Breaking hearts 1984            20           34 PLATINUM
Ice on fire 1985            48           28 GOLD
Leather Jackets 1986            91            9  
Live in Australia 1987            24           41 PLATINUM
Greatest Hits 3 1987            84           23 PLATINUM X 2
Reg strikes back 1988            16           29 GOLD
Sleeping with the past 1989            23           53 PLATINUM
To be continue... 1990            84           13 GOLD
The One 1992             8           53 PLATINUM X 2
Greatest Hits 76 - 86 1992              -             - PLATINUM
Duets 1993            25           22 PLATINUM
The Lion King  (O.S.Track) 1994      1  ( 2 weeks)           92 DIAMOND
Made in England 1995            13           46 PLATINUM
Love songs 1995            24           76 PLATINUM x 3
The Big Picture 1997             9           23 PLATINUM
Aida 1999            41             7 GOLD
The road to El Dorado 2000            63             8  
One night Only  (live) 2000            65            18 GOLD
Songs from the west coast 2001            15            24 GOLD
Greatest Hits 1970-2002 2002            12            68 PLATINUM x 3
Peachtree road 2004             17             10 GOLD

 

8 ALBUMS AT   # 1

8 TOP-TEN  ALBUM

41 weeks at # 1

1528 WEEKS ON CHART

 

END - YEAR CHART

Elton John                           - 1971 #  30
Honky Chateau                   - 1972     13
Madman across the water    - 1972     34
Don't shoot me I'm only...    - 1973     23
Goodbye yellow b.road       - 1973     61
Goodbye yellow b.road       - 1974      3
Caribou                               - 1974     12
Greatest Hits                        - 1975      1
Captain fantastic..                 - 1975      2
Rock of the westies              - 1975      5
Caribou                                - 1975     64
Blue moves                           - 1976     44
Here and there                      - 1976     47
Blue moves                           - 1977     69
A single man                         - 1978     83
21 at 33                                - 1980     81
The Fox                                - 1981     85
Jump up !                              - 1982     78
Breaking  Hearts                   - 1984     58
Too low for zero                   - 1984     93
Greatest Hits 70-02               - 2003     62