James Taylor :: Charts & Sales History

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Postby thebigham » Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:33 pm

8/6 HITS chart:

-- 28 JAMES TAYLOR WARNER BROS. 12,091 -- GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1
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Postby thebigham » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:48 pm

8/18 Billboard 200:

RE 15 * TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 18,176 999 1463 7,066,309
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Postby thebigham » Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:50 pm

10/27 Billboard charts:

Top 200 SoundScan Albums 1991-2012

64 WAR TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 7,079,495
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Postby thebigham » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:27 pm

12/15 BB200:

-- James Taylor: First released in 2006 on Columbia, his "James Taylor at Christmas" album was recently rereleased by UMe this year with a handful of additional cuts. This week, with a 26% sales gain, it reenters the chart at No. 103.
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Postby borderwolf » Sun Dec 23, 2012 9:19 pm

BB 29/12


3 UME 103 97 103 TAYLOR*JAMES JAMES TAYLOR AT CHRISTMAS 9,627 9 8,817 38,232
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Postby borderwolf » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:56 pm

One of my favourite singer-songwriters, when I was young....
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Postby borderwolf » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:28 pm

SoundScan Updates : 1/12/13 Billboard charts



TAYLOR*JAMES JAMES TAYLOR AT CHRISTMAS 3.719 -65 10.514 52.465
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Postby borderwolf » Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:38 am

Soundscan updates: charts 26/1


TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 1,542 41 1,097 7,096,612
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Postby borderwolf » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:20 am

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Canada:
WEEK OF / SEMAINE DU: 12/16/2012 TOP CATALOGUE
Weeks Label 2W LW TW Artist Title TW % LW RTD
On Rank Rank Rank Sales CHG Sales Sales

19 2 COL 21 13 TAYLOR*JAMES CHRISTMAS ALBUM 691 79 386 43.668
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Postby borderwolf » Thu Feb 07, 2013 5:19 pm

SoundScan updates 16 february
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TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 1 856 -6 1 984 7 102 199
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Postby borderwolf » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:09 am

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Soundscan Top 200 1991/2013

64 WAR TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 7,102,199
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Postby borderwolf » Thu Feb 21, 2013 12:09 pm

SoundScan updates: charts of 2 march 2013

TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 2,073 69 1,224 7,105,496
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Postby thebigham » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:46 am

3/30 Billboard charts:

Top 200 SS Albums 1991-2013

64 TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 7,112,295
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Postby borderwolf » Sun Apr 21, 2013 1:38 pm

JAMES TAYLOR - USA ALBUM SALES
http://www.greasylake.org/the-circuit/i ... r-revival/

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only releases UNLESS they have been released by James Taylor's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 James Taylor tracks or at least 30 minutes of James Taylor music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title..........................................RIAA Award....Album Sales......Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1968....062....none....James Taylor.......................................................................350,000.....
1970....003....1986....Sweet Baby James...................................PLAT x 3.........3,700,000.....409k-SScanAug11
1971....002....1994....Mud Slide Slim..........................................PLAT x 2.........2,300,000.....
1972....004....1972....One Man Dog............................................Gold...................875,000.....
1974....013....none....Walking Man........................................................................425,000.....
1975....006....1975....Gorilla........................................................Gold...................785,000.....
1976....016....1976....In The Pocket............................................Gold...................675,000.....
1976....015....1996....Greatest Hits.............................................PLAT x 11.....12,500,000.....7.11m-SScanMar13 (5.53m-Oct03)
1977....004....1997....JT..............................................................PLAT x 3.........3,200,000.....
1979....010....1994....Flag...........................................................Platinum..........1,450,000.....
1980....-----....none....The Best Of J.T......................................................................25,000.....Miller Music AG-5333, deleted early 80's
1981....010....2000....Dad Loves His Work.................................Platinum..........1,150,000.....
1985....034....1994....That's Why I'm Here..................................Platinum.........1,200,000.....
1988....025....1994....Never Die Young.......................................Platinum.........1,200,000.....
1991....037....1994....New Moon Shine.......................................Platinum.........1,100,000.....
1993....020....1997....Live............................................................PLAT x 2........1,050,000.....2-disc multiplier for cert
1994....-----....none....Best Live..............................................................................160,000.....1-disc
1997....009....1998....Hourglass..................................................Platinum..........1,100,000.....72k-SScanw-1
2000....097....2003....Greatest Hits, Vol. 2..................................Gold...................800,000.....747k-SScanSep11
2002....004....2002....October Road............................................Platinum.........1,050,000.....154k-SScanAug02w-1
2003....011....2005....The Best Of James Taylor........................Platinum..........1,300,000.....1.19m-SScanMay09
2004....****....2005....James Taylor: A Christmas Album............Platinum..........1,200,000.....Hallmark PR-3129, 1m (retail) thru Dec04
2006....017....2007....James Taylor At Christmas.......................Gold...................930,000.....897k-SScanDec11, Columbia-00323 (Oct 06)
2007....017....2008....One Man Band..........................................Gold...................550,000.....380k-SScanFeb08
2008....004....none....Covers..................................................................................400,000.....346k-SScanJan09
2009....121....none....Other Covers..........................................................................70,000.....9k-SScanApr09w-2
+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums....................................................230,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES...............................................................................39,775,000
Total Soundscan-registered Album sales (1991 - Dec 2007) = 15,990,000
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Postby thebigham » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:25 pm

thebigham wrote:3/30 Billboard charts:

Top 200 SS Albums 1991-2013

64 TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 7,112,295
6/15 Billboard charts:

Top 200 SS Albums 1991-2013

64 WAR TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 7,125,224 11xp

This was last certified w/ the RIAA in August 1996. Probably eligible for 12-13xp.
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Postby thebigham » Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:46 pm

7/20 Catalog 200

re-entry 76 TAYLOR*JAMES GREATEST HITS 2,003 70 1,178 7,131,918 11xp
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Postby AndiIversen » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:43 pm

UK

BPI

JAMES TAYLOR - CLASSIC SONGS
Silver Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
WARNER MUSIC (WEA)
Released

JAMES TAYLOR - COVERS
Silver Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
UNIVERSAL MUSIC ()
Released

JAMES TAYLOR - GREATEST HITS
Gold Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
WARNER MUSIC (WARNER BROS)
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Postby thebigham » Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:41 am

12/14 BB200

190 Re-Entry 30 James Taylor At Christmas James Taylor
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Postby thebigham » Sat Dec 21, 2013 11:37 pm

12/21

12/28 BB200

166 151 190 32 James Taylor At Christmas, James Taylor (Peak #16)
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Postby thebigham » Tue Dec 31, 2013 3:28 pm

1/4 Billboard 200

192 166 33 James Taylor At Christmas James Taylor
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Postby borderwolf » Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:55 pm

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Canadian soundscan updates (5 january)

TAYLOR*JAMES CHRISTMAS ALBUM 195 -75 787 59,445
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Postby thebigham » Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:56 am

1/18 Billboard 200

158 Re-Entry 55 Greatest Hits, James Taylor
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Postby thebigham » Sat Feb 22, 2014 5:35 am

3/1 Billboard 200

181 Re-Entry 57 Greatest Hits, James Taylor 11xp
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Postby borderwolf » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:56 pm

figures before Soundscan from the book Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, James Taylor, CSNY, and the lost story of 1970
by David Browne:

U.K. 1969: "... in the U.K. the album James Taylor it sold only 8,000 copies..."

U.S.A. 1970: "...by year's end the album Sweet baby James had sold 400,071 copies (71,647 eight-track tapes)..."
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Postby borderwolf » Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:47 pm

AndiIversen wrote:UK

BPI

JAMES TAYLOR - CLASSIC SONGS
Silver Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
WARNER MUSIC (WEA)
Released

JAMES TAYLOR - COVERS
Silver Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
UNIVERSAL MUSIC ()
Released

JAMES TAYLOR - GREATEST HITS
Gold Certification (Album) 22 July 2013
WARNER MUSIC (WARNER BROS)
Released
JAMES TAYLOR - THE BEST OF JAMES TAYLOR - YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND
Gold Certification (Album) 10 October 2003
WARNER (WSM)
Released 01 September 2003
Certification History:
Silver Certification 19 September 2003

JAMES TAYLOR - THE BEST OF
Silver Certification (Album) 01 January 1978
WEA (Unknown)
Released
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