Dutch Album Top 100

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Dutch Album Top 100


Definition

Below are all Prince albums that have charted the Dutch Mega Top 100 album chart from 1978 to present day. The list varied in length from a top 50 (until November 1985), to a top 75 (until February 1989), to a Top 100 (until present day). Top 10 hits are highlighted in light purple. Release dates are for The Netherlands. Numbers in brackets after peak number indicate the number of weeks a record remained at peak position.

Visit Mega Top 50 and Dutch Top 40 (two different charts) for a history of Prince’s single hits in The Netherlands.

Chart Records

Album Release Debut Peak Weeks Reference
Controversy 16 Oct. 1981 19 Dec. 1981 50 1 Warner Bros. 256950
Purple Rain 22 Jun. 1984 4 Aug. 1984 1 (3) 40 Warner Bros. 925110
1999 2 Nov. 1982 2 Mar. 1985 45 2 Warner Bros. 923720 [2]
Around The World In A Day 19 Apr. 1985 4 May 1985 1 (1) 40 Warner Bros. 925286
Parade 28 Mar. 1986 12 Apr. 1986 1 (2) 33 Paisley Park 925395
Sign O’ The Times 27 Mar. 1987 11 Apr. 1987 2 (1) 45 Paisley Park 925577 [2]
Lovesexy 6 May 1988 21 May 1988 1 (3) 19 Paisley Park 925720
Batman 16 Jun. 1989 1 Jul. 1989 1 (1) 23 Warner Bros. 927484
Graffiti Bridge 17 Aug. 1990 1 Sep. 1990 4 (2) 12 Paisley Park 927493
Diamonds And Pearls 27 Sep. 1991 12 Oct. 1991 6 50 Paisley Park 7599-25379
9 Oct. 1992 17 Oct. 1992 6 16 Paisley Park 9362-45037
The Hits 1 10 Sep. 1993 25 Sep. 1993 14 9 Paisley Park 9362-45431
The Hits 2 10 Sep. 1993 25 Sep. 1993 15 10 Paisley Park 9362-45435
The Hits / The B-Sides 10 Sep. 1993 25 Sep. 1993 10 22 Paisley Park 9362-45440 [3]
Come 12 Aug. 1994 27 Aug. 1994 4 9 Warner Bros. 9362-45700
The Black Album 18 Nov. 1994 3 Dec. 1994 35 2 Warner Bros. 9362-45793
The Gold Experience 22 Sep. 1995 7 Oct. 1995 3 8 Warner Bros. 9362-45999
Chaos And Disorder 5 Jul. 1996 20 Jul. 1996 8 8 Warner Bros. 9362-46317
Emancipation 15 Nov. 1996 30 Nov. 1996 13 10 NPG 854982 [3]
The Vault... Old Friends 4 Sale 20 Aug. 1999 28 Aug. 1999 15 9 Warner Bros. 9362-47522
Rave Un2 The Joy Fantastic 5 Nov. 1999 13 Nov. 1999 17 13 NPG 07822-14624
The Very Best Of Prince 30 Jul. 2001 8 Sep. 2001 3 (1) 24 Warner Bros. 8122-74272
N.E.W.S. 29 Jul. 2003 23 Aug. 2003 83 2 NPG 7 85337 70712 8
Musicology 19 Apr. 2004 24 Apr. 2004 3 (3) 37 Columbia/ NPG 517165
3121 24 Mar. 2006 25 Mar. 2006 3 (2) 18 Universal/NPG 06024 9852072
Ultimate 18 Aug. 2006 9 Sep. 2006 39 7 Warner Bros. 8122 73381 [2]
Planet Earth 20 Jul. 2007 28 Jul. 2007 3 (2) 13 Columbia/NPG 88697 129702
Lotusflow3r (w/ MPLSound & Elixer) 29 Mar. 2009 18 Apr. 2009 23 7 NPG 7 07541 09549 5 [3]
Plectrumelectrum 26 Sep. 2014 4 Oct. 2014 9 4 Warner Bros. 9362-49333-5
Art Official Age 26 Sep. 2014 4 Oct. 2014 4 4 Warner Bros. 9362-49333-0
Hitnrun Phase One 14 Sep. 2015 19 Sep. 2015 11 2 NPG / Island 9600021

Posthumous charting
Album Release Debut Peak Weeks Reference
Purple Rain 22 Jun. 1984 23 Apr. 2016 7 1 Warner Bros. 925110
Parade 28 Mar. 1986 23 Apr. 2016 25 1 Paisley Park 925395
The Hits / The B-Sides 10 Sep. 1993 23 Apr. 2016 23 2 Paisley Park 9362-45440 [3]
Art Official Age 26 Sep. 2014 23 Apr. 2016 49 2 Warner Bros. 9362-49333-0
Hitnrun Phase One 14 Sep. 2015 23 Apr. 2016 28 2 NPG / Island 9600021
Hitnrun Phase Two 12 Dec. 2015 23 Apr. 2016 5 5 Universal
4Ever 22 Nov. 2016 3 Dec. 2016 10 9 NPG/Warner Bros. 9362-49146-0
Purple Rain Deluxe Expanded Edition 23 Jun. 2017 1 Jul. 2017 3 3 NPG/Warner Bros.
9362-49304-3 [2] / 9362-49132-0 [4]

[2]   indicates a 2-album set.
[3]   indicates a 3-album set.
[4]   indicates a 4-album set.



Midprice Top 50


Posthumous Charting
Album Release Debut Peak Weeks Reference NVPI Certification
Sign O’ The Times 27 Mar. 1987 23 Apr. 2016 3 6 Paisley Park 925577 [2]
The Very Best Of Prince 30 Jul. 2001 23 Apr. 2016 1 11 Warner Bros. 8122-74272
Ultimate 18 Aug. 2006 23 Apr. 2016 1 2 Warner Bros. 8122 73381 [2]
Dirty Mind 17 Oct. 1980 30 Apr. 2016 25 3 Warner Bros. 256862
Controversy 16 Oct. 1981 30 Apr. 2016 26 2 Warner Bros. 256950
1999 2 Nov. 1982 30 Apr. 2016 6 3 Warner Bros. 923720
Purple Rain 22 Jun. 1984 30 Apr. 2016 2 (3) 12 Warner Bros. 925110
Around The World In A Day 19 Apr. 1985 30 Apr. 2016 8 2 Warner Bros. 925286
For You 24 Aug. 1984 7 May 2016 27 1 Warner Bros. K56989
Parade 28 Mar. 1986 7 May 2016 18 1 Paisley Park 925395
Lovesexy 6 May 1988 7 May 2016 13 1 Paisley Park 925720
The Hits 1 10 Sep. 1993 7 May 2016 11 2 Paisley Park 9362-45431
The Hits 2 10 Sep. 1993 7 May 2016 9 2 Paisley Park 9362-45435

[2]   indicates a 2-album set.



References



Dutch Mega Top 100  ★  French Top Album  ★  Dutch Mega Top 100 (Associated)  ★  French Top Album (Associated)
Chart History