List of Canadian number-one albums of 1976

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This page lists the Canadian number-one albums of 1976.[1] The chart was compiled and published by RPM every Saturday.

The top position [December 27, 1975, Vol. 24, No. 14] preceding January 10 [Vol. 24, No. 15] was Elton John's Rock of the Westies.[2] Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life entered the chart at #1.[3] Three acts held the top position in the albums and singles charts simultaneously: The Bay City Rollers on March 13, Wings on June 5 - 12 and Rod Stewart on December 18.)[4]

(Entries with dates marked thus* are not presently on record at Library and Archives Canada and were inferred from the following week's listing.)

Canada identifies Canadian musical acts.

Issue Date Album Artist
January 3 (no publication)
January 10 Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits Chicago
January 17 Chicago IX – Chicago's Greatest Hits Chicago
January 24 History: America's Greatest Hits America
January 31* Main Course Bee Gees
February 7 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
February 14 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
February 21 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
February 28 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
March 6 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
March 13 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
March 20 Bay City Rollers Bay City Rollers
March 27 Rock n' Roll Love Letter Bay City Rollers
April 3 Greatest Hits Nazareth
April 10 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
April 17 Rock n' Roll Love Letter Bay City Rollers
April 24 Rock n' Roll Love Letter Bay City Rollers
May 1 Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) The Eagles
May 8 The Whole World's Goin' Crazy April Wine Canada
May 15 The Whole World's Goin' Crazy April Wine
May 24 Rock n' Roll Love Letter Bay City Rollers
May 29 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
June 5 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
June 12 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
June 19 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
June 26 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
July 3 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
July 10 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
July 17 Wings at the Speed of Sound Wings
July 24 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
July 31* Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
August 7 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
August 14 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
August 21 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
August 28 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
September 4 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
September 11 Summertime Dream Gordon Lightfoot Canada
September 18 Summertime Dream Gordon Lightfoot
September 25 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
October 2 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
October 9 Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) The Eagles
October 16 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
October 23* Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
October 30 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
November 6 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
November 13 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
November 20 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder
November 27 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
December 4 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
December 11 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
December 18 A Night on the Town Rod Stewart
December 25 Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder

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