Kenny G discography

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Discography of Kenny G.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions [1][2][3] Certifications[4][5]
(sales thresholds)
US US
R&B
US
Jazz
UK
1982 Kenny G
  • Released: August 1, 1982
  • Label: Arista
10
  • US: Gold
1984 G Force
  • Released: January 16, 1984
  • Label: Arista
62 17 6 56
  • US: Platinum
1985 Gravity
  • Released: April 29, 1985
  • Label: Arista
97 37 13
  • US: Platinum
1986 Duotones
  • Released: July 24, 1986
  • Label: Arista
6 8 5 28
  • US: 5× Platinum
1988 Silhouette
  • Released: October 4, 1988
  • Label: Arista
8 10 1 [A]
  • US: 4× Platinum
1992 Breathless
  • Released: November 17, 1992
  • Label: Arista
2 2 1 [A] 4
  • US: 12× Platinum
  • UK: Gold
1996 The Moment
  • Released: October 1, 1996
  • Label: Arista
2 9 1 [A] 19
  • US: 4× Platinum
  • UK: Gold
1999 Classics in the Key of G
  • Released: June 28, 1999
  • Label: Arista
17 27 1 [A]
  • US: Platinum
2002 Paradise
  • Released: September 17, 2002
  • Label: Arista
9 15 2 [A]
  • US: Gold
2004 At Last...The Duets Album
  • Released: November 23, 2004
  • Label: Arista
40 21
  • US: Gold
2006 I'm in the Mood for Love...The Most Romantic Melodies of All Time
  • Released: November 14, 2006
  • Label: Arista
37 22
2008 Rhythm & Romance 14 15
2010 Heart & Soul
  • Released: June 29, 2010
  • Label: Concord
33 1
2012 Namaste (with Rahul Sharma)
  • Released: June 26, 2012
  • Label: Concord
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Holiday albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions [1][2] Certifications[4][5]
(sales thresholds)
US US
R&B
US
Jazz
[A]
US
Holiday
1994 Miracles: The Holiday Album
  • Released: November 1, 1994
  • Label: Arista
1 1 1 1
  • US: 8× Platinum
1999 Faith: A Holiday Album
  • Released: November 16, 1999
  • Label: Arista
6 15 1 1
  • US: 3× Platinum
2002 Wishes: A Holiday Album
  • Released: October 22, 2002
  • Label: Arista
29 34 2 2
  • US: Gold
2005 The Greatest Holiday Classics
  • Released: October 18, 2005
  • Label: Arista
39 26 1 3
2006 The Holiday Collection
  • Released: June 13, 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
85 40 1 18
2012 The Christmas Classic Album
  • Released: October 2012
  • Label: Sony BMG
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions [1][2] Certifications[4][5]
(sales thresholds)
US US
R&B
US
Jazz
[A]
1989 Kenny G Live
  • Released: November 16, 1989
  • Label: Arista
16 2
  • US: 3× Platinum
2006 Best
  • Released: February 16, 2006
  • Label: Sony BMG
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Greatest hits/Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details Chart positions [1][2][3] Certifications[4][5]
(sales thresholds)
US US
R&B
US
Jazz
UK
1990 The Collection
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Arista / BMG
1990 Montage
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Arista / BMG
32
1994 The Very Best of Kenny G
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: Arista / BMG
1997 Greatest Hits
  • Released: November 18, 1997
  • Label: Arista
19 15 1 38
  • US: 3× Platinum
  • UK: Silver
2001 In America
2003 Ultimate Kenny G 42 2
2004 Songbird: The Ultimate Collection
  • Released: August 2, 2004
  • Label: Arista / BMG
24
The Romance of Kenny G
  • Released: September 1, 2004
  • Label: Green Hill / BMG
Artist Collection: Kenny G
  • Released: Oct 12, 2004
  • Label: Arista / BMG
2006 The Essential Kenny G
  • Released: January 18, 2006
  • Label: Arista / Legacy
3
2008 Playlist: The Very Best of Kenny G
  • Released: August 19, 2008
  • Label: Arista / Legacy
24[B]
Love Ballads
  • Released: September 19, 2008
  • Label: Sony BMG
2009 Forever in Love: The Best Of Kenny G
  • Released: March 9, 2009
  • Label: Camden / Sony
Super Hits
  • Released: May 26, 2009
  • Label: Sony
9
"—" denotes releases that did not chart
Notes

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart positions
US US R&B US AC US T40 Main US Rhythmic US AT40 US Country US T40 Tracks
1984 "Hi, How Ya Doin'?"[6] 23
1985 "Love on the Rise"[7] 24
1986 "Don't Make Me Wait for Love"[8] (featuring Lenny Williams) 15 17 2
"What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)"[8] 15
1987 "Songbird"[8] 4 23 3
1988 "Silhouette"[9] 13 35 2
1989 "Against Doctor's Orders"[9] 65
"We've Saved the Best for Last"[9] (featuring Smokey Robinson) 47 18 4
"Going Home"[10] 56 46 5
1991 "Voices That Care"(with Mark Knopfler)(featuring Various Artists) 11 6
1992 "Forever in Love"[11] 18 73 1 18 33
1993 "By the Time This Night Is Over"[11] (featuring Peabo Bryson) 25 37 1 29
"Sentimental"[11] 72 27
1994 "Even if My Heart Would Break"[11] (featuring Aaron Neville) 28
1995 "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas"[12] 26
1996 "The Moment"[13] 63 62 16
1997 "Havana"[13] 66 10
1999 "What a Wonderful World"[14] (featuring Louis Armstrong) 22
"Auld Lang Syne"[15] 7 57 3 40 15 49 30
2002 "One More Time"[16] (featuring Chante Moore) 19
"Deck the Halls/The Twelve Days of Christmas"[17] 26
2003 "Auld Lang Syne" (Freedom Mix)[17] 98
2005 "I Believe I Can Fly"[18] 28
"The Way You Move"[18] 12
"My Favorite Things"[19] 22
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"[19] 15
2006 "Jingle Bell Rock"[19] 35
2010 "Fall Again"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1987 "Songbird"
1988 "Silhoutte" Jim Yukich
1991 "Voices That Care" (Various) David S. Jackson
1992 "Forever in Love" Ken Nahoum
1993 "By the Time This Night is Over" (with Peabo Bryson)[20] Bud Schaetzle
1997 "Havana" Wayne Isham

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1994 "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" (live version with Michael Bolton) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume II[21]
"The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)" (duet with Alvin and the Chipmunks) A Very Merry Chipmunk[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "US Charts > Kenny G". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d "US Charts > Kenny G". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  3. ^ a b "UK Charts > Kenny G". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  4. ^ a b c d "US Certifications > Kenny G". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Certified Awards Search: Kenny G" (To access, user must enter the search parameter "Kenny G" and select "Search by: Keyword", with the other two set to "All"). British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-05-28. 
  6. ^ "G Force - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  7. ^ "Gravity - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  8. ^ a b c "Duotones - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  9. ^ a b c "Silhouette - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  10. ^ "Kenny G Live - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Breathless - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  12. ^ "Miracles: The Holiday Album - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  13. ^ a b "The Moment - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  14. ^ "Classics in the Key of G - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  15. ^ "Faith: A Holiday Album - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  16. ^ "Paradise - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  17. ^ a b "Wishes: A Holiday Album - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  18. ^ a b "At Last...The Duets Album - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  19. ^ a b c "The Greatest Holiday Classics - Billboard Singles". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2007-03-25. 
  20. ^ "CMT : Videos : Kenny G : By The Time This Night Is Over". Country Music Television. Retrieved September 30, 2011. 
  21. ^ "Grammy's Greatest Moments Vol. 2: Various Artists". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2011-11-25. 
  22. ^ "A Very Merry Chipmunk". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-08-06.