Anita Baker discography

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Anita Baker discography
Releases
Studio albums 6
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 1
Singles 24
Other albums 1

This discography documents the releases of albums and singles by Anita Baker.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
US R&B
[1]
US Jazz
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
GER
[4]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
SWE
[7]
UK
[8]
1983 The Songstress [A]
  • Released: May 31, 1983
  • Label: Beverly Glen
139 12
1986 Rapture
  • Released: May 14, 1986
  • Label: Elektra
11 1 24 33 25 50 12 32 13
  • US: 5× Platinum [9]
  • CAN: Gold [10]
  • UK: Platinum [11]
1988 Giving You the Best That I Got
  • Released: October 4, 1988
  • Label: Elektra
1 1 42 15 21 9
1990 Compositions
  • Released: June 3, 1990
  • Label: Elektra
5 3 4 54 13 36 17 20 22 7
1994 Rhythm of Love
  • Released: September 13, 1994
  • Label: Elektra
3 1 35 42 26 33 14
  • US: 2× Platinum[9]
2004 My Everything
  • Released: September 7, 2004
  • Label: Blue Note
4 1 89 142
TBA Only Forever
  • Released: TBA
  • Label: Blue Note
  • A The Songstress was re-released by Elektra Records on November 12, 1991, and peaked at #90 on the Hot R&B Albums chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
R&B

[1]
2004 A Night of Rapture Live 35

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
UK
[8]
2002 The Best of Anita Baker
  • Released: June 18, 2002
  • Label: Rhino
118 29 49
  • US: Platinum[9]

Holiday albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
2005 Christmas Fantasy
  • Released: October 4, 2005
  • Label: Blue Note
120 31

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
US
[12]
US
R&B

[12][13]
US
A/C

[12]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
IRE
[14]
NL
[5]
NZ
[6]
UK
[8]
1983 "No More Tears" (A-side) 49 The Songstress
"Will You Be Mine" (B-side) 87
"Angel" 5
"You're the Best Thing Yet" 28
1984 "Feel the Need" 67
1986 "Watch Your Step" 23 Rapture
"Sweet Love" 8 2 3 97 21 10 47 13
"Caught Up in the Rapture" 37 6 9 44 51
1987 "Same Ole Love (365 Days a Year)" 44 8 6 100
"No One in the World" 44 5 9
"Ain't No Need to Worry" (with The Winans) 15 Decisions
1988 "Giving You the Best That I Got" 3 1 1 83 25 55 Giving You the Best That I Got
"Just Because" 14 1 4 93
1989 "Lead Me Into Love" 4 32 92
1990 "Talk to Me" 44 3 4 50 68 Compositions
"Soul Inspiration" 72 16 11 62
"Fairy Tales" 8 27
1994 "Body and Soul" 36 4 25 47 48 Rhythm of Love
"I Apologize" 74 8 86
1995 "It's Been You" 32
"When You Love Someone" (with James Ingram) 111 71 39 Forget Paris
2004 "You're My Everything" 74 25 40 104 My Everything
"How Does It Feel" 121 41
2005 "Serious" 83
2012 "Lately" 107 15 Only Forever

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1994 "God Bless the Child" (live version with George Duke) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume IV[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "US Albums Charts > Anita Baker". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  2. ^ a b 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 "CAN Charts > Anita Baker". RPM. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  4. ^ "GER Charts > Anita Baker". Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  5. ^ a b "NL Charts > Anita Baker". MegaCharts. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  6. ^ a b "NZ Charts > Anita Baker". Recording Industry Association of New Zealand. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  7. ^ "SWE Charts > Anita Baker". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  8. ^ a b c "UK Charts > Anita Baker". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "US Certifications > Anita Baker". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  10. ^ "CAN Certifications > Anita Baker". Music Canada. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  11. ^ a b c "UK Certified Awards Search > Anita Baker". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  12. ^ a b c "US Singles Charts > Anita Baker". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  13. ^ http://www.billboard.com/artist/279362/anita+baker/chart
  14. ^ "IRE Charts Search > Anita Baker". Irish Recorded Music Association. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  15. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments, Volume IV". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-23.