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
Singles90
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
Singles90
Soundtracks4

The discography of American recording artist Diana Ross, the former lead singer of The Supremes, consists of 24 studio albums and 90 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 46 Top 40 singles with 19 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]
JPN
[4]
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
1970Diana Ross1911314Motown
Everything Is Everything4256731
1971Surrender56104510
1973Touch Me in the Morning51205677
Diana & Marvin (with Marvin Gaye)26726556
Last Time I Saw Him521250684941
1976Diana Ross543922724
1977Baby It's Me1878115
1978Ross49325974
1979The Boss141076386652
1980diana2117833412
1981Why Do Fools Fall in Love154473328317RCA
1982Silk Electric2758444331433
1983Ross32145957352744
1984Swept Away2677837321040
1985Eaten Alive4527114324811
1987Red Hot Rhythm & Blues7339785347
1989Workin' Overtime1163485984323Motown
1991The Force Behind the Power10266213211
1994A Very Special Season669337EMI
1995Take Me Higher11438364810Motown
1999Every Day Is a New Day108479573
  • US Sales: 87,000[11]
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
[5]
UK
[6]
1971Diana!4634043Motown
1972Lady Sings the Blues1243550
1975Mahogany191559510
1978The Wiz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack40335322MCA
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
[5]
UK
[6]
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
[5]
UK
[6]
1972Greatest Hits34Motown
1976Diana Ross' Greatest Hits [A]13104762
197920 Golden Greats2
  • UK: Platinum[7]
1981To Love Again32163926
All the Great Hits37142421
Collection27
1982Diana's Duets43
Love Songs86105
  • UK: Platinum[7]
K-tel
1983Anthology6344Motown
Portrait8Telstar
1985Dance Songs24
1987Love Songs (with Michael Jackson)12
  • UK: Platinum[7]
Telstar
1988The Diana Ross Story40K-tel
1992Motown's Greatest Hits20Motown
1993Forever Diana: Musical Memoirs88
One Woman: The Ultimate Collection551
  • UK: 4× Platinum[7]
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 positions
US
[12]
US
R&B

[12]
US
A/C

[12]
US
Dan

[12]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[13]
CAN
[3]
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
1970"Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)"20718562333
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"1162576
"Remember Me"16102097
1971"Reach Out I'll Be There"29171635
"Surrender"38164510
"I'm Still Waiting"634069811
1972"Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoobe, Doobedood'ndoo"12
1973"Good Morning Heartache"3420844
"Touch Me in the Morning"151569
"You're a Special Part of Me" (with Marvin Gaye)1244325
"All of My Life"9
"Last Time I Saw Him"1415118835
1974"My Mistake (Was to Love You)" (with Marvin Gaye)191516
"You Are Everything" (with Marvin Gaye)135
"Sleepin'"705047
"Don't Knock My Love" (with Marvin Gaye)462553
"Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)" (with Marvin Gaye)25
"Love Me"38
1975"Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right"177523
"Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)"114138445
1976"I Thought It Took a Little Time (But Today I Fell in Love)"476145332
"Love Hangover"111916791810
"One Love in My Lifetime"25103124
"I'm Still Waiting" (re-release)41
1977"Gettin' Ready for Love"271682923
1978"Your Love Is So Good for Me"49161566
"Top of the World"
"You Got It"4939967
"Lovin', Livin', Givin'"3554
"Ease on Down the Road" (with Michael Jackson)411740353345
"A Brand New Day" (as The Wiz Stars featuring Diana Ross & Michael Jackson)1
1979"Pops, We Love You" (with Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder & Smokey Robinson)59266066
"What You Gave Me"86
"The Boss"19124114840
"No One Gets the Prize"59
"It's My House"277132
1980"Upside Down"1118112532
"I'm Coming Out"5640681813
"My Old Piano"109252025
"It's My Turn"9149973116
1981"One More Chance"795449
"Cryin' My Heart Out for You"58
"Endless Love" (with Lionel Richie)11111107
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released
YearSinglePeak chart positions
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
1982"Tenderness"3773
"We Can Never Light That Old Flame Again"
1986"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (re-release)
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

The RCA era (1981-1988)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positions
US
[12]
US
R&B

[12]
US
A/C

[12]
US
Dan

[12]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[13]
CAN
[3]
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
1981"Why Do Fools Fall in Love"762151714
1982"Mirror, Mirror"8214292436
"Work That Body"4434157
"It's Never Too Late"41
"Muscles"1043650181015
1983"So Close"40761343
"Who"44
"Pieces of Ice"3115177346
"Up Front"60
"Let's Go Up"7752
1984"All of You" (with Julio Iglesias)1938219128743
"Swept Away"19311736
"Touch by Touch"5181747
"Missing You"1014952976
1985"Telephone"13
"Eaten Alive"7710381791771
"Chain Reaction"958525401
1986"Chain Reaction" (Special New Mix)667140
"Experience"644547
1987"Dirty Looks"12886049
"Tell Me Again"
"Shockwaves"76
1988"Mr. Lee"58
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

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

YearSinglePeak chart positions
US
[12]
US
R&B

[12]
US
A/C

[12]
US
Dan

[12]
AUS
[2]
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
1988"Love Hangover" (PWL '88 Remix)75
1989"Love Hangover '89"3
"Workin' Overtime"3119632
"Paradise"1161
"This House"64
"Bottom Line"
1990"I'm Still Waiting" (Phil Chill 1990 Edited Remix)21
1991"No Matter What You Do" (with Al B. Sure!)4
"When You Tell Me That You Love Me"372642
"You're Gonna Love It"24
1992"The Force Behind the Power"27
"Waiting in the Wings"
"One Shining Moment"10
"If We Hold on Together"233611
1993"Heart (Don't Change My Mind)"31
"Chain Reaction" (Original Single Version)20
"Your Love"14
1994"The Best Years of My Life"28
"Someday We'll Be Together" (Remix)7
"Why Do Fools Fall in Love" / "I'm Coming Out" (Remix)36
1995"Take Me Higher"11477132
"I'm Gone"10736
1996"I Will Survive"3714
"If You're Not Gonna Love Me Right"67
"Voice of the Heart"28
"In the Ones You Love"34
1997"Promise Me You'll Try"
1999"Until We Meet Again"732
"Sugarfree"121
"Not Over You Yet"749
2001"Goin' Back"82
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

The later years (2001-present)[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positions
US
A/C

[12]
NLD
[5]
UK
[6]
2005"When You Tell Me That You Love Me" (with Westlife)452
2006"I've Got a Crush on You" (with Rod Stewart)19
"—" 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;

Note[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources and external links[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g David Kent (1993). Australian Charts Book 1970—1992. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "CAN Charts > Diana Ross". RPM. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
  4. ^ Okamoto, Satoshi (2006). Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. ISBN 978-4-87131-077-2. 
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  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "UK Charts > Diana Ross". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
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  9. ^ a b c d e "CAN Certifications > Diana Ross". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
  10. ^ "Japanese album certifications – ダイアナ・ロス – 永遠のイフ・ウィ・ホールド・オン・トゥゲザー" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. 
  11. ^ "Ask Billboard". Billboard. 2006-09-07. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "US Singles Charts > Diana Ross". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
  13. ^ a b "AUT Charts > Diana Ross". Ö3 Austria Top 40. Retrieved 2012-02-29.