October 19, 2012

Babs Becomes Only Artist in History to Have a Top 10 Album in Six Decades


Ok -- that's pretty damn impressive as her 32nd album "Release Me" debuts at #7 on the Billboard Album Charts!

Acts With the Most Top 10 Albums on the Billboard 200 Chart:

The Rolling Stones - 36
Frank Sinatra - 33
Barbra Streisand - 32
The Beatles - 30
Elvis Presley - 27
Bob Dylan - 20
Madonna - 20

Barbra Streisand's 32 Top 10-Charting Albums on the Billboard 200:

Debut Year, Title, Peak
1963, "The Barbra Streisand Album," No. 8
1963, "The Second Barbra Streisand Album," No. 2
1964, "The Third Album," No. 5
1964, "Funny Girl" (Original Cast), No. 2
1964, "People," No. 1
1965, "My Name Is Barbra," No. 2
1965, "My Name Is Barbra, Two. . .," No. 2
1966, "Color Me Barbra," No. 3
1966, "Je m'appelle Barbra," No. 5

1971, "Stoney End," No. 10
1974, "The Way We Were" (Soundtrack), No. 1
1975, "Funny Lady" (Soundtrack), No. 6
1976, "A Star Is Born" (Soundtrack), No. 1
1977, "Streisand Superman," No. 3
1978, "Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits, Volume 2," No. 1
1979, "Wet," No. 7

1980, "Guilty," No. 1
1981, "Memories," No. 10
1983, "Yentl" (Soundtrack), No. 9
1985, "The Broadway Album," No. 1
1987, "One Voice," No. 9
1988, "Till I Loved You," No. 10

1993, "Back to Broadway," No. 1
1994, "The Concert," No. 10
1997, "Higher Ground," No. 1
1999, "A Love Like Ours," No. 6

2003, "The Movie Album," No. 5
2005, "Guilty Pleasures," No. 5
2007, "Live In Concert," No. 7
2009, "Love Is The Answer," No. 1

2011, "What Matters Most," No. 4
2012, "Release Me," No. 7