List of Classical Artist Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s

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Classical Artist Albums Chart number ones
Classical Artist Albums Chart
Official Charts Company

This is the list of the number-one albums of the Classical Artist Albums Chart during the 2010s.

In April 2012, Noah Stewart became the first black artist ever to top the Classical Artist Albums Chart.[1] In January 2013, In a Time Lapse by Ludovico Einaudi became the first classical album ever to sell more digital downloads than physical copies.[2]

Number ones[edit]

Key
dagger Best-selling classical album of the year
Contents
← 2000s • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013
Artist[a] Album[a] Record label[b] Reached number one[a] Weeks at
number one[a]
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Forever Vienna dagger Decca 3 January 2010 27
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden Guitarist, TheThe Guitarist Classic FM 11 July 2010 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Forever Vienna dagger Decca 15 August 2010 7
Central Band of the RAF Reach for the Skies Decca 3 October 2010 6
Benedictine Nuns of Notre-Dame Voices – Chant From Avignon Decca 14 November 2010 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Moonlight Serenade Decca 21 November 2010 18
Evans, WynneWynne Evans Song in My Heart, AA Song in My Heart WEA 27 March 2011 2
Band of the Coldstream Guards Pride of the Nation Decca 10 April 2011 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Moonlight Serenade Decca 15 May 2011 4
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden Summertime Classic FM 12 June 2011 3
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 3 July 2011 2
Karadaglić, MilošMiloš Karadaglić Guitar, TheThe Guitar Deutsche Grammophon 17 July 2011 2
Wright, LauraLaura Wright Last Rose, TheThe Last Rose Decca 31 July 2011 5
Westenra, HayleyHayley Westenra/Ennio Morricone Paradiso Decca 4 September 2011 5
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins One Fine Day Decca 9 October 2011 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On dagger Decca 13 November 2011 6
Bocelli, AndreaAndrea Bocelli Concerto: One Night in Central Park Decca/Sugar 25 December 2011 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On Decca 1 January 2012 1
Sixteen, TheThe Sixteen/Harry Christophers Renaissance – Music for Inner Peace Decca 8 January 2012 4
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On Decca 5 February 2012 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Magic of, TheThe Magic of Motif 12 February 2012 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Waltzing in Europe Motif 4 March 2012 4
Stewart, NoahNoah Stewart Noah Decca 1 April 2012 5
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 6 May 2012 4
Watson, RussellRussell Watson Anthems Sony Classical 3 June 2012 7
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins Best of British Decca 22 July 2012 1
West-Eastern Divan/Daniel Barenboim Beethoven for All – Music of Power, Passion & Beauty Decca 29 July 2012 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 12 August 2012 2
St. Petersburg Chamber Choir Tranquillity – Voices of Deep Calm Decca 26 August 2012 1
Benedetti, NicolaNicola Benedetti Silver Violin, TheThe Silver Violin Decca 2 September 2012 6
Watson, RussellRussell Watson Anthems Sony Classical 14 October 2012 1
Friar Allesandro Voice From Assisi Decca 21 October 2012 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies dagger Decca 11 November 2012 11
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 27 January 2013 2
Clayderman, RichardRichard Clayderman Romantique Decca 10 February 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 24 February 2013 1
Clayderman, RichardRichard Clayderman Romantique Decca 3 March 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 17 March 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies Decca 24 March 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 31 March 2013 1
Karadaglić, MilošMiloš Karadaglić Latino Deutsche Grammophon 7 April 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 14 April 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 28 April 2013 1
Dickson, AmyAmy Dickson Dusk & Dawn Sony Classical 5 May 2013 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 12 May 2013 3
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 2 June 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 16 June 2013 2
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 30 June 2013 1
Martynas Martynas Decca 7 July 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 21 July 2013 2
Hope, DanielDaniel Hope Spheres Deutsche Grammophon 4 August 2013 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 11 August 2013 1
BBC Concert Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth Last Night of the Proms Collection, TheThe Last Night of the Proms Collection Philips 18 August 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Rieu Royale Decca 1 September 2013 1
Pavarotti, LucianoLuciano Pavarotti 50 Greatest Tracks, TheThe 50 Greatest Tracks Decca 8 September 2013 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies Decca 13 October 2013 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Rieu Royale Decca 3 November 2013 1
  1. ^ a b c d The artist, album, date of reaching number one and number of weeks at number one are those given by the Official Charts Company.[3][4][5][6]
  2. ^ The record labels are those given by the Official Charts Company.[7]

By artist[edit]

Ludovico Einaudi reached number one with two albums during the 2010s.
Katherine Jenkins has topped the chart for six weeks so far this decade.

As of 9 November 2013, eight artists have spent six or more weeks at the top of the Classical Artist Albums Chart so far during the 2010s. The totals below include only credited performances.

Artist Number-one albums Weeks at number one
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu 7 93
Johann Strauss Orchestra, TheThe Johann Strauss Orchestra 3 43
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi 2 18
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden 2 8
Watson, RussellRussell Watson 1 8
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins 2 6
Benedetti, NicolaNicola Benedetti 1 6
Central Band of the RAF 1 6

By record label[edit]

As of 9 November 2013, ten record labels have released chart-topping albums so far during the 2010s.

Record label Number-one albums Weeks at number one
Classic FM 2 5
Decca Records 24 163
Deutsche Grammophon 3 4
Motif Records 2 7
Philips Records 1 2
Sony Classical 2 9
Sugar Music 1 1
WEA Records 1 2
X5 Music Group 1 3

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