Rick James discography

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Rick James in 1984

This is the discography documenting albums and singles released by American R&B/soul singer/musician Rick James.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[1] US
certifications[2]
Record label
US US
R&B
UK[3]
1978 Come Get It! 13 3 2× Platinum Gordy
1979 Bustin' Out of L Seven 16 2 Platinum
Fire It Up 34 5 Gold
1980 Garden of Love 83 17 Gold
1981 Street Songs 3 1 3× Platinum
1982 Throwin' Down 13 2 93 Gold
1983 Cold Blooded 16 1 Gold
1985 Glow 50 7
1986 The Flag 95 16
1988 Wonderful 148 12 Reprise
1989 Kickin'
1997 Urban Rapsody 170 31 Private I
2007 Deeper Still 185 19 Stone City
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not certified

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[1] Record label
US US
R&B
1984 Reflections 41 10 Gordy
1994 Bustin' Out: The Very Best of Rick James Motown
1997 Ultimate Collection
2000 The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rick James
2002 Anthology
2004 Greatest Hits
2005 Gold
The Millennium Collection: The Best of Rick James, Vol. 2
2006 The Definitive Collection
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[4]
US US
R&B
US
Dance
UK[3]
1978 "You and I" 13 1 3 46
"Mary Jane" 41 3
1979 "High on You Love Suite" 72 12
"Bustin' Out" 71 8
"Fool on the Street" 35
"Love Gun" 13 32
1980 "Come into My Life (Part 1)" 26
"Big Time" 17 38 41
1981 "Give It to Me Baby" 40 1 1 47
"Super Freak (Part 1)" 16 3
"Ghetto Life" 102 38
1982 "Standing on the Top (Part 1)" (with The Temptations) 66 6 53
"Dance Wit' Me (Part 1)" 64 3 7 53
"Hard to Get" 15
"She Blew My Mind (69 Times)" 62
1983 "Cold Blooded" 40 1 17 93
"U Bring the Freak Out" 101 16
"Ebony Eyes" (with Smokey Robinson) 43 22 96
1984 "17" 36 6 76
"You Turn Me On" 31 89
1985 "Can't Stop" 50 10 9
"Glow" 106 5 1 80
"Spend the Night With Me" 41
1986 "Sweet and Sexy Thing" 6 4
1988 "Loosey's Rap" (featuring Roxanne Shanté) 1 25 80
"Wonderful" 50
1989 "This Magic Moment"/"Dance with Me" (medley) 74
2004 "On The Run " (with Bump J)
2006 "In the Ghetto" (with Busta Rhymes) 50
"—" denotes the single failed to chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rick James albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  2. ^ "Rick James US certifications history". riaa.com. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  3. ^ a b "Rick James UK chart history". chartstats.com. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Rick James singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-02-16.