K'naan discography

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K'naan discography
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K'naan in 2010
Releases
Studio albums 4
Live albums 1
EPs 1
Singles 21
Mixtapes 4
Other appearances 1

The discography of K'naan, a Somali Canadian rapper and singer, consists of four studio albums, one live album, one extended play and 21 singles (including eight as a featured performer and seven promotional releases).

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Album title Album details Peak chart positions
CAN
[1]
AUT
[2]
FRA
[3]
MEX
[4]
SWI
[5]
UK
[6]
US
[7]
US
R&B

[8]
US
Rap

[9]
My Life Is a Movie
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: Self-Released
The Dusty Foot Philosopher
  • Released: June 7, 2005
  • Label: BMG
Troubadour 7 15 163 67 9 147 32 33 12
Country, God or the Girl 129 19
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

EPs[edit]

Album title Album details Peak chart positions
CAN
[10]
US
R&B

[11]
US
Rap

[12]
More Beautiful Than Silence
  • Released: January 24, 2012
  • Label: A&M/Octone
37 32 19

Live albums[edit]

Album title Album details
The Dusty Foot on the Road

Mixtapes[edit]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications Album
CAN
[13]
AUT
[14]
GER
[15]
IRL
[15]
ITA
[16]
NLD
[17]
NZ
[18]
SWE
[19]
SWI
[20]
UK
[21]
US
[22]
2008 "ABCs"
(featuring Chubb Rock)
75 Troubadour
"Bang Bang"
(featuring Adam Levine)
71 105
[6]
2009 "Wavin' Flag" 2 99
2010 "Wavin' Flag (Celebration Mix)" 1 1 1 2 2 2 7 1 2 82
2012 "Is Anybody Out There?"
(featuring Nelly Furtado)
14 7 11 15 1 20 92 More Beautiful Than Silence
"Hurt Me Tomorrow" 12 16 Country, God or the Girl
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

As featured artist[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
CAN AUS NLD UK
2006 "Til We Get There"
(M-1 featuring K'naan)
Confidential
2009 "L'Arme de Paix"
(Oxmo Puccino featuring K'naan)
L'Arme de Paix
"Think of All the Things"
(KRS-One & Buckshot featuring K'naan)
Survival_Skills
2010 "In Jamaica"
(Beatnick & K-Salaam featuring K'naan and Buckshot)
Beatnick & K-Salaam Present - Where The Streets Have No Name
"Wavin' Flag"
(with Young Artists for Haiti)
1 104 Non-album single
"Stop for a Minute"
(Keane featuring K'naan)
35 40 Night Train
"Looking Back"
(Keane featuring K'naan)
2011 "Summer Paradise"
(Simple Plan featuring K'naan)
9 4 7 12 Get Your Heart On!
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Promotional singles[edit]

Year Song Peak chart positions Album
CAN
2005 "Soobax" The Dusty Foot Philosopher
"Strugglin'"
2008 "Dreamer" Troubadour
"Somalia"
2009 "I Come Prepared"
(featuring Damian Marley)
"If Rap Gets Jealous"
(featuring Kirk Hammett)
"Take a Minute" 11
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Soundtracks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Steffen Hung. "K'naan - Troubadour". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  3. ^ Steffen Hung. "Les charts français". lescharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  4. ^ Steffen Hung. "Mexican charts portal". mexicancharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  5. ^ Steffen Hung. "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  6. ^ a b "Chart Log UK – Weekly Updates Sales 2010". Zobbel.de. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  7. ^ [2][dead link]
  8. ^ [3][dead link]
  9. ^ [4][dead link]
  10. ^ "CANOE - JAM! Music SoundScan Charts". Jam.canoe.ca. 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  11. ^ "Top Hip-Hop and R&B Albums & Charts". Billboard.com. 2012-02-11. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  12. ^ "Rap Albums". Billboard.com. 2012-02-11. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  13. ^ "Canadian Hot 100". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  14. ^ Steffen Hung. "Austria Top 40 - Hitparade Österreich". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  15. ^ a b "K'Naan - Wavin' Flag - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  16. ^ Steffen Hung. "Italian charts portal". italiancharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  17. ^ Steffen Hung (2010-04-24). "Dutch charts portal". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  18. ^ "K'Naan and Nelly Furtado - Is Anybody Out There? - Music Charts". Acharts.us. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  19. ^ Steffen Hung (2010-05-28). "Swedish Charts Portal". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  20. ^ Steffen Hung. "Die Offizielle Schweizer Hitparade und Music Community". Hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  21. ^ "K'naan". Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  22. ^ [5][dead link]
  23. ^ "Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA): Gold & Platinum - January 2005". Cria.ca. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  24. ^ "Bundesverband Musikindustrie: Gold-/Platin-Datenban1k". Musikindustrie.de. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  25. ^ "Certificazioni Download Fimi" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  26. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – K'naan – Is Anybody Out There?". Music Canada. 
  27. ^ "NZ Top 40 Singles Chart | The Official New Zealand Music Chart". Nztop40.co.nz. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2012-08-13. 
  28. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – K'naan – Hurt Me Tomorrow". Music Canada. 
  29. ^ "Top 50 Singles Chart - Australian Record Industry Association". Ariacharts.com.au. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  30. ^ "Canadian digital download certifications – Simple Plan – Summer Paradise". Music Canada.