Diana Ross discography

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Diana Ross discography
A woman in a long white coat singing into a microphone.
Diana Ross performing at the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo
Releases
Studio albums24
Live albums5
Compilation albums11
Singles91
Soundtracks4
 
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Diana Ross discography
A woman in a long white coat singing into a microphone.
Diana Ross performing at the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo
Releases
Studio albums24
Live albums5
Compilation albums11
Singles91
Soundtracks4

The discography of American recording artist Diana Ross, the former lead singer of The Supremes, consists of 24 studio albums and 91 singles. 27 of her singles reached the Billboard Top 40 in the US, 12 of them the Billboard Top 10, and six of those reaching number-one, placing her in a tie for fifth among the top female solo performers who have reached the top spot there. In the UK, she amassed a total of 47 Top 40 singles with 20 of them reaching the Top 10 and two of those reaching number-one. In the U.S., 17 albums reached the Billboard Top 40, four of those the Top 10, and one album topping the chart. In the UK, 26 albums reached the Top 40, eight of those the Top Ten, and one album topping the chart. Ross had a Top 10 UK hit in every one of the last five decades there, and sang lead on a Top 75 hit single at least once every year from 1964 to 1996 in the UK, a period of 33 consecutive years and a record for any performer.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
GER
[4]
JPN
[5]
NLD
[6]
SWE
[7]
UK
[8]
1970Diana Ross1911314Motown
Everything Is Everything4256731
1971Surrender56104510
1973Touch Me in the Morning51205677
Diana & Marvin (with Marvin Gaye)26726556
Last Time I Saw Him521250684941
1976Diana Ross54392272264
1977Baby It's Me1878115
1978Ross4932593474
1979The Boss14107638665052
1980diana211785334112
1981Why Do Fools Fall in Love1544733283617RCA
1982Silk Electric275844433141133
1983Ross321459573527744
1984Swept Away26778372232101040
1985Eaten Alive4527114320248311
1987Red Hot Rhythm & Blues73395578531247
1989Workin' Overtime11634856498432223Motown
1991The Force Behind the Power1026621324311
1994A Very Special Season669337EMI
1995Take Me Higher11438364810Motown
1999Every Day Is a New Day108479573
  • US Sales: 87,000[13]
2006Blue14671
I Love You32169260Manhattan
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Soundtrack albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
NLD
[6]
UK
[8]
1971Diana!4634043Motown
1972Lady Sings the Blues1243550
1975Mahogany191559510
1978The Wiz40335322MCA
1981Endless Love99261726Mercury
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Live albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
NLD
[6]
UK
[8]
1974Live at Caesars Palace6415924021Motown
1977An Evening with Diana Ross29142152
1989Greatest Hits Live7234EMI
1993Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings... Jazz and Blues7345Motown
1993Christmas in Vienna (with Plácido Domingo & José Carreras)154471Sony Classical
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Compilation albums[edit]

YearAlbumPeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
NLD
[6]
UK
[8]
1972Greatest Hits34Motown
1976Diana Ross' Greatest Hits [A]13104762
197920 Golden Greats2
  • UK: Platinum[9]
1981To Love Again32163926
All the Great Hits37142421
Collection27
1982Diana's Duets43
Love Songs865
  • UK: Platinum[9]
K-tel
1983Anthology6361Motown
Portrait8Telstar
1984Love Songs10
1985Dance Songs24
1987Love Songs (with Michael Jackson)12
  • UK: Platinum[9]
1988The Diana Ross Story40K-tel
1992Motown's Greatest Hits20Motown
1993Forever Diana: Musical Memoirs88
  • US Sales: 73,000[14]
One Woman: The Ultimate Collection551
  • UK: 4× Platinum[9]
EMI
1994Diana Extended: The Remixes6858Motown
1996Voice of Love42EMI
1997Greatest Hits: The RCA YearsRCA
199840 Golden Motown Greats35Motown
2001Love & Life: The Very Best of Diana Ross10028EMI
2003Diana Ross & the Supremes: The No. 1's72631815Motown
2006Soul Legends86Universal
The Definitive CollectionHip-O
2008Playlist Your Way100Motown
2009Complete Collection5USM
2011The Greatest9724Universal
2012Icon72Motown
Upside Down: The CollectionSpectrum
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Singles[edit]

The Motown era (1970-1981)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
IRE
[16]
SPA
[17]
UK
[8]
1970"Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)"20718562333Diana Ross
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"116257146
  • US Sales: 1,245,000
"Remember Me"16102097Surrender
1971"Reach Out I'll Be There"29171635
"Surrender"38164510
"I'm Still Waiting"6340698111Everything Is Everything
1973"Good Morning Heartache"3420844Lady Sings the Blues
"Touch Me in the Morning"15156119Touch Me in the Morning
"You're a Special Part of Me" (with Marvin Gaye)1244325Diana & Marvin
1974"Last Time I Saw Him"1415118835Last Time I Saw Him
1974"My Mistake (Was to Love You)" (with Marvin Gaye)191516Diana & Marvin
"Sleepin'"705047Last Time I Saw Him
"Don't Knock My Love" (with Marvin Gaye)462553Diana & Marvin
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released
YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
AUS
[2]
BEL
[19]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[20]
IRE
[16]
ITA
[21]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[22]
UK
[8]
1975"Theme from Mahogany
(Do You Know Where You're Going To)
"
1141381442224195Mahogany
1976"I Thought It Took a Little Time
(But Today I Fell in Love)"
476145332Diana Ross
"Love Hangover"1119167930116182810
"One Love in My Lifetime"25103124
1977"Gettin' Ready for Love"27168296523Baby It's Me
1978"Your Love Is So Good for Me"49161566
"Top of the World"
"You Got It"4939967
"Ease on Down the Road"
(with Michael Jackson)
41174035223345The Wiz
1979"What You Gave Me"86Ross
"The Boss"19124114840The Boss
"No One Gets the Prize"59
"It's My House"277132
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released
YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[23]
BEL
[19]
CAN
[3]
FIN
[24]
FRA
[20]
GER
[25]
IRE
[16]
ITA
[21]
JPN
[5]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[22]
NOR
[26]
SPA
[17]
SWE
[7]
SWI
[27]
UK
[8]
1980"Upside Down"111811235323314831115112diana
"I'm Coming Out"5640216832818513
"My Old Piano"1092520415425
"It's My Turn"91499717311016To Love Again
1981"One More Chance"795449
"Cryin' My Heart
Out for You"
58
"Endless Love"
(with Lionel Richie)
11116169203310388567Endless Love
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released


Other charted songs

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
CAN
[3]
UK
[8]
1975"Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right"177523Non-album release [b]
1978"Lovin', Livin', Givin'"3554Thank God It's Friday
1979"Pops, We Love You" (with Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder & Smokey Robinson)59266066Pops, We Love You
The following singles were released after Ross left Motown.
1982"We Can Never Light That Old Flame Again"Non-album release [c]
1986"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (re-release)85Diana Ross / Surrender [d]
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released


International Singles (not released in the US)

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
BEL
[19]
IRE
[16]
JPN
[5]
NLD
[6]
UK
[8]
1972"Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoo"12Everything Is Everything
1973"All Of My Life"9Touch Me in the Morning
1974"You Are Everything" (with Marvin Gaye)2082135Diana & Marvin
"Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)" (with Marvin Gaye)25
"Love Me"38Last Time I Saw Him
1976"I'm Still Waiting" (re-release)41Everything Is Everything
1978"A Brand New Day" (as The Wiz Stars featuring Diana Ross & Michael Jackson)11The Wiz
The following singles was released after Ross left Motown.
1982"Tenderness"173773diana
"Old Funky Rolls"Non-album release
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

The RCA era (1981-1988)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[23]
BEL
[19]
CAN
[3]
FIN
[24]
FRA
[20]
GER
[25]
IRE
[16]
ITA
[21]
NLD
[6]
NZ
[22]
NOR
[26]
POL
[31]
SPA
[17]
SWE
[7]
SWI
[27]
UK
[8]
1981"Why Do Fools Fall in Love"76215117681791394Why Do Fools Fall in Love
1982"Mirror, Mirror"82142229241536
"Work That Body"4434191510157
  • NDL Sales: 19,000[18] [e]
  • UK Sales: 216,300
"Muscles"104365014181623692310182712615Silk Electric
1983"So Close"407613262543
"Pieces of Ice"31151773133981446Ross
"Up Front"60
"Let's Go Up"7752
1984"All of You"
(with Julio Iglesias)
1938219129823322357101431100 Bel Air Place
Swept Away[B]
"Swept Away"193128176336Swept Away
"Missing You"1014952976
1985"Telephone"13
"Eaten Alive"
(with Michael Jackson)
77103812479167238292117262030141771Eaten Alive
"Chain Reaction"958525111351620111403201
  • AUS sales : 300,000 Triple platinum record
  • FRA Sales: 240,000[18] [e]
  • GER Sales: 190,000[18] [e]
  • NDL Sales: 9,000[18] [e]
  • UK: Gold[9]
1986"Chain Reaction"
(Special New Mix)
66-7140Non-album release [C]
1987"Dirty Looks"1288586049Red Hot Rhythm & Blues
"Tell Me Again"
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released


International Singles (not released in the US)

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
AUS
[2]
AUT
[23]
BEL
[19]
CAN
[3]
GER
[25]
IRE
[16]
NLD
[6]
NOR
[26]
POL
[31]
SWE
[7]
UK
[8]
1982"It's Never Too Late"41Why Do Fools Fall in Love
1983"Who"44Silk Electric
"Up Front" (Jolley & Swain Remix)79Non-album release [D]
1984"Touch by Touch"57184917101147Swept Away
1986"Experience"6414452847Eaten Alive
1987"Shockwaves"76Red Hot Rhythm & Blues
1988"Mr. Lee"58
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

The Motown II era (1988-2001)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
[15]
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
AUS
[2]
BEL
[19]
IRE
[16]
NLD
[6]
POL
[31]
UK
[8]
1989"Workin' Overtime"311962832Workin' Overtime
"This House"64
"Bottom Line"
1991"When You Tell Me That You Love Me"37262344282The Force Behind the Power
"You're Gonna Love It"24
1992"Waiting in the Wings"
1994"The Best Years of My Life"28Forever Diana / One Woman
"Someday We'll Be Together" (Remix)7Diana Extended: The Remixes
1995"Take Me Higher"11477132Take Me Higher
"I'm Gone"10736
1996"If You're Not Gonna Love Me Right"67
"Voice of the Heart"28
1999"Until We Meet Again"732Every Day Is a New Day
"Every Day Is a New Day"
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

Other Charted Songs

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
R&B

[15]
US
A/C

[15]
US
Dan

[15]
1989"Love Hangover '89"3Non-album release
"If We Hold on Together" [E]23The Land Before Time
"Paradise" (Shep Pettibone's Club Mix) [F]11Non-album release
1991"No Matter What You Do" (with Al B. Sure!) [E]4Private Times...and the Whole 9!
1996"I Will Survive" [G]37Take Me Higher
1999"Sugarfree" [H]121Every Day Is a New Day
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released


International Singles (not released in the US)

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
FRA
[20]
GER
[25]
IRE
[16]
JPN
[5]
NLD
[6]
POL
[31]
UK
[8]
1988"Love Hangover" (PWL '88 Remix)75Non-album release
1989"Paradise" (Shep Pettibone's Club Mix)61Workin' Overtime
1990"If We Hold on Together" [I] [J]1The Land Before Time Soundtrack
"I'm Still Waiting" (Phil Chill 1990 Edited Remix)1521I'm Still Waiting / All the Great Hits
1991"Battlefield"33The Force Behind the Power
"The Force Behind the Power"8227
1992"One Shining Moment"1610
"If We Hold on Together" (re-release)253611
1993"Heart (Don't Change My Mind)"31
"That's Why I Call You My Friend" [I]14
  • JPN Sales: 13,020[28]
That's Why I Call You My Friend
"Chain Reaction" (Original Single Version)342620One Woman: The Ultimate Collection
"Your Love"14
1994"Why Do Fools Fall in Love" / "I'm Coming Out" (Remix)36
1996"I Will Survive"2814Take Me Higher
"In the Ones You Love"34Voice of Love
1997"Promise Me You'll Try" [I]31
  • JPN Sales: 6,350[28]
Gift of Love
1999"Not Over You Yet"67749Every Day Is a New Day
2001"Goin' Back"82Love & Life
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

The later years (2001-present)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US
A/C

[15]
IRE
[16]
NLD
[6]
UK
[8]
2005"When You Tell Me That You Love Me" (with Westlife)2452Face to Face
2006"I've Got a Crush on You" (with Rod Stewart)19The Great American Songbook
"What a Diff'rence a Day Makes"The Blue Album
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released
Dance Club Play chart entries

From the inception of the Billboard Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) until the week of February 16, 1991, several (or even all) songs on an EP or album could occupy the same position if more than one track from a release was receiving significant play in clubs. Beginning with the February 23, 1991 issue, the dance chart became "song specific," meaning only one song could occupy each position at a time. Therefore;

Notes[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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