‘Live at the Hollywood Bowl’ is The Beatles’ 32nd Top 10 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

Sep 24, 2016

The Beatles’ “Live at the Hollywood Bowl” debuts at No. 7 on the Billboard chart 200 (dated Oct. 1). It is also the group’s 32nd top 10 album.

With a 36,000 equivalent album units launched in the week ending Sept. 15, 35,000 were in traditional album sales, according to Nielsen Music. Most popular albums in the U.S. are being ranked based on multi-metric consumption that includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

“Live at the Hollywood Bowl” features songs from the band’s three Hollywood Bowl performances in 1964 and 1965 like the preceding album, The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, where 13 songs are included, along with four bonus tracks remastered from the original three-track tapes of the concert.

Here’s a look at all the 32 Beatles albums that landed on Billboard 200 Chart’s Top 10:

Peak Year, Title, Peak Position
1964, Meet the Beatles!, No. 1 (11 weeks)
1964, Introducing… The Beatles, No. 2
1964, The Beatles’ Second Album, No. 1 (five weeks)
1964, A Hard Day’s Night (Soundtrack), No. 1 (14 weeks)
1964, Something New, No. 2
1965, The Beatles’ Story, No. 7
1965, The Beatles ’65, No. 1 (nine weeks)
1965, Beatles VI, No. 1 (six weeks)
1965, Help! (Soundtrack), No. 1 (nine weeks)
1966, Rubber Soul, No. 1 (six weeks)
1966, Yesterday and Today, No. 1 (five weeks)
1966, Revolver, No. 1 (six weeks)
1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, No. 1 (15 weeks)
1968, Magical Mystery Tour (Soundtrack), No. 1 (eight weeks)
1968, The Beatles (White Album), No. 1 (nine weeks)
1969, Yellow Submarine (Soundtrack), No. 2
1969, Abbey Road, No. 1 (11 weeks)
1970, Hey Jude, No. 2
1970, Let It Be (Soundtrack), No. 1 (four weeks)
1973, The Beatles 1962-1966, No. 3
1973, The Beatles 1967-1970, No. 1 (one week)
1976, Rock ‘N’ Roll Music, No. 2
1977, The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, No. 2
1994, Live at the BBC, No. 3
1995, Anthology 1, No. 1 (three weeks)
1996, Anthology 2, No. 1 (one week)
1996, Anthology 3, No. 1 (one week)
2000, 1, No. 1 (eight weeks)
2003, Let It Be… Naked, No. 5
2003, Love, No. 4
2013, On Air: Live at the BBC Volume 2, No. 7
2016, Live at the Hollywood Bowl, No.

The Beatlemania continues as auteur Ron Howard also recently released the documentary, “Eight Days a Week: The Touring Years.” The film features the Fab Four’s celebrated touring life, the challenges they encountered as well as never-before-seen, long-lost footages gloriously remastered and put in technicolor.

(Image by United Press International [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons)

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