Ashanti discography

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Ashanti discography

Ashanti modeling at The Heart Truth Fashion Show in February 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 3
Singles 22
Video albums 2
Music videos 23
Soundtracks 6

This is a comprehensive listing of official releases by Ashanti, an American pop, and R&B singer. As of March 2014, she has released five studio albums, twenty-four singles, and twenty-one music videos on her record labels Murder Inc., Def Jam, and Motown.

Ashanti's self-titled debut studio album was released in April 2002, and sold over three million copies in the United States.[1] It produced the number-one hit "Foolish" (spending 10 weeks atop on Billboard Hot 100) and two more top forty hits, "Happy" and "Baby".[2] Her second album Chapter II (2003), another platinum-seller, was released a year after and enjoyed international chart success, spawning her international hit "Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)".[3] The singer's third studio album Concrete Rose was released in December 2004 stateside and certified platinum by the RIAA one month after release.[3] A minor success in international music markets, however it produced two singles only, including the top twenty hit single "Only U". Following a hiatus and a label switch from Murda Inc to Motown, Ashanti's The Declaration (2008) was released in June 2008 in the United States.[4]

Albums[edit]

Studio[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
U.S.
[5]
AUS
[6]
AUT
[7]
CAN
[8]
FRA
[9]
GER
[10]
NDL
[11]
NZ
[12]
SWI
[13]
UK
[14]
Ashanti 1 10 36 5 29 10 12 15 15 3
Chapter II
  • Released: July 1, 2003
  • Label: Murder Inc./Island Def Jam
  • Formats: CD
1 19 65 5 62 12 26 22 9 5
Concrete Rose
  • Released: December 14, 2004
  • Label: Murder Inc./Def Jam
  • Formats: CD
7 98 36 73 66 25
The Declaration 6
BraveHeart 10
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Compilations and specialty albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
U.S.
[5]
U.S. R&B
[19]
7 Series Sampler 142
Ashanti's Christmas
  • Holiday album
  • Released: November 18, 2003
  • Label: Murder Inc.
  • Formats: CD
160 43
Collectables by Ashanti
  • Remix album
  • Released: December 6, 2005
  • Label: Murder Inc./Def Jam
  • Formats: CD
59 10
Can't Stop
  • Unreleased Album
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: Stomp, Black Claw, Simply Music, Big
  • Formats: CD
The Vault
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
U.S.
[20]
AUS
[21]
AUT
[22]
CAN
[20]
FRA
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NDL
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[14]
"Foolish" 2002 1 6 49 62 26 14 12 8 15 4 Ashanti
"Happy" 8 29 40 41 22 10 19 24 13
"Baby" 15 89 48
"Rock wit U (Awww Baby)"
2003 2 19 4 41 21 28 24 33 7 Chapter II
"Rain on Me" 7 27 70 85 19
"Breakup 2 Makeup (Remix)"
(featuring Black Child)
2004 Collectables by Ashanti
"Only U" 13 24 30 33 12 4 18 14 12 2 Concrete Rose
"Don't Let Them" 2005 38
"Still on It"
(featuring Paul Wall and Method Man)
Collectables by Ashanti
"The Way That I Love You" 2008 37 96 The Declaration
"Good Good"
"The Woman You Love"
(featuring Busta Rhymes)
2011 Non-album single
"Never Should Have" 2013 BraveHeart
"I Got It"
(featuring Rick Ross)
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
U.S.
[30]
AUS
[31]
AUT
[32]
CAN
[33]
FRA
[34]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NDL
[35]
NZ
[36]
SWI
[37]
UK
[38]
"How We Roll"
(Big Pun featuring Ashanti)
2001 Endangered Species
"Always on Time"
(Ja Rule featuring Ashanti)
1 3 16 45 22 22 12 2 4 6 Pain Is Love
"What's Luv?"
(Fat Joe featuring Ashanti and Ja Rule)
2002 2 4 33 12 27 10 17 7 5 2 4 Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.)
"Down 4 U"
(Irv Gotti presents The Inc. featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, Charli Baltimore and Vita)
6 54 39 23 43 4 Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
"Mesmerize"
(Ja Rule featuring Ashanti)
2003 2 5 19 66 71 19 39 3 79 12 The Last Temptation
"Into You"
(Fabolous featuring Ashanti)
4 4 44 87 Street Dreams
"Wonderful"
(Ja Rule featuring R. Kelly and Ashanti)
2004 5 6 47 20 12 13 6 12 1 R.U.L.E.
"Southside"
(Lloyd featuring Ashanti)
24 Southside
"Jimmy Choo"
(Shyne featuring Ashanti)
Godfather Buried Alive
"Wake Up Everybody"
(featuring Various Artists)
Wake Up Everybody
"Pac's Life"
(2Pac featuring Ashanti and T.I.)
2006 34 31 9 38 21 Pac's Life
"Put a Little Umph in It"
(Jagged Edge featuring Ashanti)
2007 Baby Makin' Project
"Body on Me"
(Nelly featuring Ashanti and Akon)
2008 42 32 57 12 19 17 Brass Knuckles
"Just Stand Up!"[39]
(with Artists Stand Up to Cancer)
39 73 19 26 Charity Single
"Want It, Need It"
(Plies featuring Ashanti)
2009 96 Da Realist
"—" denotes items which were not released in that country or failed to chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
U.S.
[20]
"Dreams" 2003 Ashanti
"Turn It Up"
(featuring Ja Rule)
2004 Concrete Rose
"Don't Leave Me Alone"
(featuring 7 Aurelius)
2005
"Switch"
(featuring Nelly)
2007 Non-album single
"Hey Baby (After the Club)" The Declaration
"No One Greater"
(featuring French Montana and Meek Mill)
2012 BraveHeart
"That’s What We Do"
(featuring R. Kelly)
"Pride N Joy (Remix)"
(Fat Joe featuring Trey Songz, Pusha T, Ashanti and Miguel)
Non-album single

Certifications[edit]

Guest appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
2001 "POV City Anthem" (Caddillac Tah featuring Ashanti) POV City Anthem (Album Sample)
"Just Like A Thug" (Caddillac Tah featuring Ashanti)
"How We Roll" (Big Pun featuring Ashanti) Endangered Species
"The INC." (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti, Caddillac Tah and Black Child) Pain Is Love
"Always on Time" (Ja Rule introducing Ashanti)
2002 "What's Luv?" (Fat Joe featuring Ashanti and Ja Rule) Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.)
"Unfoolish (Remix)" (Ashanti featuring The Notorious B.I.G.) We Invented the Remix
"Down 4 U" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, Charli Baltimore and Vita) Irv Gotti Presents: The Inc.
"No One Does It Better" (Irv Gotti featuring Charli Baltimore and Ashanti)
"The Pledge" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti and Caddillac Tah)
"The Pledge (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti and Nas) Irv Gotti Presents: The Remixes
"Come-N-Go" (Irv Gotti featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti and Cadillac Tah)
"Baby (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti)
"Happy (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti and Charli Baltimore)
"No One Does It Better (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti and Charli Baltimore)
"Baby (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti and Scarface)
"No One Does It Better (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, Caddillac Tah and Black Child)
"Baby (Remix)" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti and Crooked I)
2003 "Into You" (Fabolous featuring Ashanti) Street Dreams
"Mesmerize" (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti) The Last Temptation
"The Pledge (Remix)" (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti and Nas)
2004 "Wonderful" (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti and R. Kelly) R.U.L.E.
"Southside" (Lloyd featuring Ashanti) Southside
"Southside (Remix)" (Lloyd featuring Ashanti and Scarface)
"Jimmy Choo" (Shyne featuring Ashanti) Godfather Buried Alive
"Wake Up Everybody" (featuring various artists) Wake Up Everybody
2005 "1st Time Again" (Z-Ro feat. Ashanti) Let the Truth Be Told
2006 "Pac's Life" (2Pac featuring Ashanti and T.I.) Pac's Life
2007 "Put a Little Umph in It" (Jagged Edge featuring Ashanti) Baby Makin' Project
2008 "Body on Me" (Nelly featuring Ashanti and Akon) Brass Knuckles
"Just Stand Up!" (with Artists Stand Up to Cancer) Charity single
2011 "Changing the Locks" (Jim Jones featuring Ashanti) Capo
"Soft Rhodes" (Game featuring Ashanti) Purp & Patron
2012 "Woman to Woman" (Keyshia Cole featuring Ashanti) Woman to Woman

Soundtracks[edit]

Year Song Film
2001 "POV City Anthem" (Caddillac Tah featuring Ashanti) The Fast and the Furious
"When a Man Does Wrong"
"Justify My Love" (Vita featuring Ashanti)
2002 "What's Luv?" (Fat Joe featuring Ashanti) Juwanna Mann
2005 "(Gotta Get Outta) Kansas" The Muppets' Wizard of Oz
"When I'm With You" (Ashanti and The Muppets)
"Good Life"
2011 "Never Too Far Away" Dream House

DVDs[edit]

Year DVD
2004 Ashanti: The Making of a Star

Music videos[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Song title Director
2002 "Foolish" Irv Gotti
"Happy"
"Baby" Irv Gotti and Nia Long
"Baby (Remix)" (featuring Crooked I) Irv Gotti
2003 "Rock wit U (Awww Baby)" Paul Hunter
"Rain on Me" Hype Williams
"Rain on Me (Remix)" (featuring Charli Baltimore, Hussein Fatal and Ja Rule) Irv Gotti
2004 "Breakup 2 Makeup (Remix)" (featuring Black Child) Juan Carlos
"Only U" Hype Williams
2005 "Don't Let Them" Irv Gotti and Ashanti
"Still on It" (featuring Pitbull and Method Man) Fat Cats
2008 "The Way That I Love You" Kevin Bray
"Good Good" Melina

As featured artist[edit]

Year Tile Director
2001 "POV City Anthem" (Caddillac Tah featuring Ashanti)
"Just Like a Thug" (Caddillac Tah featuring Ashanti)
"How We Roll" (Big Pun featuring Ashanti)
"Justify My Love" (Vita featuring Ashanti)
"Always on Time" (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti) Dave Meyers
2002 "What's Luv?" (Fat Joe featuring Ashanti and Ja Rule) Irv Gotti
"Down 4 U" (Irv Gotti featuring Ashanti, Ja Rule, Charli Baltimore and Vita)
2003 "Mesmerize" (Ja Rule featuring Ashanti)
2004 "Southside" (Lloyd featuring Ashanti)
"Southside (Remix)" (Lloyd featuring Ashanti and Scarface)
"Jimmy Choo" (Shyne featuring Ashanti) Benny Boom
2006 "Pac's Life" (2Pac featuring Ashanti and T.I.)
2008 "Body on Me" (Nelly featuring Ashanti and Akon) Benny Boom

Footnotes[edit]

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  16. ^ "Australian Certifications on self-titled album Ashanti". ARIA. Retrieved 2009-07-07. 
  17. ^ "Gold & Platinum Certifications". Music Canada. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
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  29. ^ "ARIA Charts - Accreditations - 2002 Singles". ARIA. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  30. ^ Peak positions for US Billboard 100:
  31. ^ Peak positions for Australia:
  32. ^ Peak positions for Austria:
  33. ^ Peak positions for Canada:
  34. ^ Peak positions for France:
  35. ^ Peak positions for the Netherlands:
  36. ^ Peak positions for New Zealand:
  37. ^ Peak positions for Switzerland:
  38. ^ Peak positions for UK:
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  41. ^ "ARIA certification for "Foolish"". ARIA. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-18. 
  42. ^ "RIAA certification for "Only U"". RIAA. Retrieved 2008-07-18.