Stevie Wonder discography

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Stevie Wonder discography

Stevie Wonder, pictured in 2007
Releases
Studio albums 23
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 11
Singles 98
Soundtracks 3
Other albums 1

American R&B/soul musician Stevie Wonder has released 23 studio albums, three soundtrack albums, four live albums, 11 compilations, one box set, and 98 singles. His first album, The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie, was released in 1962, and his most recent, A Time to Love, was released in 2005.

He has had ten U.S. number-one hits on the pop charts as well as 20 R&B number one hits, and has sold over 100 million records, 19.5 million of which are albums;[1] he is one of the top 60 best-selling music artists with combined sales of singles and albums.[2]

He has 30 main album releases,AS all of which are single albums, apart from Songs in the Key of Life which was released as a double album with a bonus four track EP.

There are 11 official compilation albums; in addition, a box set, The Complete Stevie Wonder, was released in 2005.

Albums[edit]

Studio and live albums[edit]

Title Album details US Charts International Charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[3]
R&B
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[6]
GER
[7]
NED
[8]
NZ
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie
  • Released: September 1962
  • Label: Tamla
Tribute to Uncle Ray
  • Released: October 1962
  • Label: Tamla
Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius
  • Released: May 1963
  • Label: Tamla
1
With a Song in My Heart
  • Released: December 1963
  • Label: Tamla
Stevie at the Beach
  • Released: July 1964
  • Label: Tamla
Up-Tight
  • Released: May 1966
  • Label: Tamla
33 2 14
Down to the Earth
  • Released: November 1966
  • Label: Tamla
92 8
I Was Made to Love Her
  • Released: August 1967
  • Label: Tamla
45 7
Someday at Christmas
  • Released: November 1967
  • Label: Tamla
81
Eivets Rednow
  • Released: November 1968
  • Label: Gordy
37
For Once in My Life
  • Released: December 1968
  • Label: Tamla
50 4
My Cherie Amour
  • Released: August 1969
  • Label: Tamla
34 3 37 17
Stevie Wonder Live
  • Released: January 1970
  • Label: Tamla
81 16 83
Live at the Talk of the Town
  • Released: March 1970
  • Label: Tamla
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
  • Released: August 1970
  • Label: Tamla
25 7
Where I'm Coming From
  • Released: April 1971
  • Label: Tamla
62 7
Music of My Mind
  • Released: March 1972
  • Label: Tamla
21 6
Talking Book
  • Released: October 1972
  • Label: Tamla
3 1 12 24 16
Innervisions
  • Released: August 1973
  • Label: Tamla
4 1 11 8
Fulfillingness' First Finale
  • Released: July 1974
  • Label: Tamla
1 1 1 32 5
Songs in the Key of Life
  • Released: September 1976
  • Label: Tamla
1 1 15 1 23 1 5 6 9 2
  • US: 10x Platinum[16]
  • CAN: 2x Platinum[14]
  • UK: Platinum[15]
Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants" (soundtrack)
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: Tamla
4 4 25 33 12 16 8 13 8
Hotter than July
  • Released: September 1980
  • Label: Tamla
3 1 2 18 12 4 2 5 3 2
The Woman in Red (soundtrack)
  • Released: August 1984
  • Label: Tamla
4 1 2 4 3 2 4 1 1 2 2
In Square Circle
  • Released: September 1985
  • Label: Tamla
5 1 12 7 8 16 7 3 2 4 5
Characters
  • Released: November 1987
  • Label: Tamla
17 1 21 31 55 53 16 23 33
Jungle Fever (soundtrack)
  • Released: May 1991
  • Label: Tamla
24 1 58 52 33 56
Conversation Peace
  • Released: March 1995
  • Label: Tamla
16 2 17 48 34 19 15 23 28 8
Natural Wonder (live)
  • Released: November 1995
  • Label: Tamla
88 32
A Time to Love
  • Released: October 2005
  • Label: Tamla
5 2 43 51 9 9 24 24

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details US Charts International Charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[3]
R&B
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[6]
GER
[7]
NED
[8]
NZ
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
Greatest Hits
  • Released: September 1968
  • Label: Tamla
37 6 25
Greatest Hits Volume 2
  • Released: February 1972
  • Label: Tamla
69 10 30
Looking Back
  • Released: November 1977
  • Label: Tamla
34 15 31
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I
  • Released: May 1982
  • Label: Tamla
4 1 15 18 33 15 16 19 8
Love Songs: 16 Classic Hits
  • Released: November 1984
  • Label: Telstar
20
Love Songs: 20 Classic Hits
  • Released: February 1985
  • Label: Tamla
32
Song Review:
A Greatest Hits Collection
  • Released: November 1996
  • Label: Tamla
100 32 53 25 12 19 6 15 19
The Ballad Collection
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Tamla
At the Close of a Century
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Tamla
100
The Definitive Collection
  • Released: October 2002
  • Label: Tamla
35 28 71 3 2 11
Conception
  • Released: March 18. 2003
  • Label: Tamla
The Best Of Stevie Wonder:
20th Century Masters The Christmas Collection
  • Released: December 2004
  • Label: Tamla
90
20th Century Masters –
The Millennium Collection:
The Best of Stevie Wonder
  • Released: March 2005
  • Label: Tamla
The Complete Stevie Wonder
  • Released: October 2005
  • Label: Tamla
Number Ones
  • Released: October 2007
  • Label: Tamla
171 40 63 18 33 23

Singles[edit]

1960-1979[edit]

Year Single US Charts International Charts Certifications Album
Hot100
[19]
R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1962 "I Call It Pretty Music,
But the Old People Call It the Blues"
(non-album singles)
"Little Water Boy"
"Contract on Love"
1963 "Fingertips - Part 1 & 2" 1 1 The 12 Year Old Genius - Recorded Live
"Workout Stevie, Workout" 33 33 (non-album singles)
1964 "Pretty Little Angel"
"Castles in the Sand" 52 52 Stevie at the Beach
"Hey Harmonica Man" 29 29
"Happy Street"
1965 "Kiss Me Baby" (non-album singles)
"Hi-Heel Sneakers" 59 30
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)" 3 1 14 Up-Tight
1966 "Nothing's Too Good for My Baby" 20 4
"With a Child's Heart" 8
"Blowin' in the Wind" 9 1 12 8 36
"A Place in the Sun" 9 3 29 6 20 Down to Earth
"Someday at Christmas b side (The Miracle of Christmas : writer Ron Miller & Bryan Wells)" 24 Someday at Christmas
1967 "Travelin' Man" 32 31 (non-album single)
"Hey Love" 90 9 Down to Earth
"I Was Made to Love Her" 2 1 5 I Was Made to Love Her
"I'm Wondering" 12 4 22 Greatest Hits
1968 "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" 9 1 46 For Once in My Life
"You Met Your Match" 35 2 28
"Alfie" 66 11 86 Eivets Rednow
"For Once in My Life" 2 2 5 11 3 For Once in My Life
1969 "I Don't Know Why" 39 16 41 20 14
"My Cherie Amour" 4 4 3 14 9 4 My Cherie Amour
"Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" 7 5 10 7 10 15 3 2 10 2
1970 "Never Had a Dream Come True" 26 11 31 22 14 15 6 Signed Sealed Delivered
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" 3 1 19 15
"Heaven Help Us All" 9 2 14 29
1971 "We Can Work It Out" 13 3 49 27
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" 78 Where I'm Coming From
"If You Really Love Me" 8 4 10 60 20
"What Christmas Means to Me" Someday at Christmas
1972 "Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)" 33 13 53 Music of My Mind
"Keep On Running" 90 36
"Superstition" 1 1 38 16 6 21 10 11 Talking Book
1973 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" 1 3 1 5 42 23 7
"Higher Ground" 4 1 9 28 29 Innervisions
"Living for the City" 8 1 17 20 15
1974 "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" 16 2 13 19
"He's Misstra Know It All" 10
"You Haven't Done Nothin'" 1 1 1 49 28 30 Fulfillingness' First Finale
"Boogie On Reggae Woman" 3 1 8 12
1976 "I Wish" 1 1 10 1 30 5 4 19 5 Songs in the Key of Life
"Isn't She Lovely?" 23
1977 "Sir Duke" 1 1 3 22 2 10 19 24 4 2
"Another Star" 32 18 29 34 13 29
"As" 36 36 24
1978 "Pops, We Love You (A Tribute to Father)"
(with Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson & Marvin Gaye)
59 26 60 66 Pops We Love You
(various artists)
1979 "Send One Your Love" 4 5 1 7 45 29 52 Stevie Wonder's Journey through the Secret Life of Plants

1980-Present[edit]

Year Single US Charts International Charts Certifications Album
Hot100
[19]
R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1980 "Black Orchid" 63 Stevie Wonder's Journey through the Secret Life of Plants
"Outside My Window" 52 56 43 77 52
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" 5 1 3 22 9 3 2 1 1 2 Hotter than July
"I Ain't Gonna Stand for It" 11 4 20 9 50 6 29 2 10
1981 "Lately" 64 29 33 64 6 36 15 3
"Happy Birthday" 13 18 5 12 23 8 2
"Did I Hear You Say You Love Me" 74
1982 "That Girl" 4 1 10 20 42 20 39 Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium
"Ebony and Ivory"
(Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder)
1 8 1 2 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 Tug of War
(Paul McCartney) album
"Do I Do" 13 2 25 32 8 25 9 10 Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium
"Ribbon in the Sky" 54 10 21 45
"Used to Be"
(with Charlene Marilynn D'Angelo Oliver)
46 35 31 Used to Be
(Charlene) album
1983 "Front Line Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium
1984 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 The Woman in Red soundtrack
"Love Light in Flight" 17 4 10 27 39 54 43 44
"Don't Drive Drunk" 20 62
1985 "Part-Time Lover" 1 1 1 1 1 12 1 17 1 5 3 In Square Circle
"That's What Friends Are For"
(Dionne Warwick and Friends")
1 1 10 1 36 7 13 3 11 16 Friends
"Go Home" 10 2 1 25 31 67 In Square Circle
1986 "Overjoyed" 24 8 1 33 55 10 17
"Land of La La" 86 19
"Stranger on the Shore of Love" 55
1987 "Skeletons" 19 1 36 43 72 39 59 Characters
"You Will Know" 77 1 16
1988 "Get It"
(with Michael Jackson)
80 4 15 16 24 37
"My Love"
(with Julio Iglesias)
80 14 8 2 16 5 Non Stop
(Julio Iglesias) album
"My Eyes Don't Cry" 6 Characters
1989 "With Each Beat of My Heart" 28
"Free" 26 20 49
1990 "Keep Our Love Alive" 24 31 (non-album single)
1991 "Gotta Have You b side (Feeding Off The Love Of The Land)" 92 3 Jungle Fever soundtrack
"Fun Day" 6 63
"These Three Words" 7
"We Didn't Know"
(with Whitney Houston)
20 I'm Your Baby Tonight
(Whitney Houston)
1995 "For Your Love" 53 11 30 12 63 43 10 23 Conversation Peace
"Tomorrow Robins Will Sing" 60 71
"Treat Myself" 92
1996 "Kiss Lonely Goodbye" The Adventures of Pinocchio soundtrack
1997 "How Come, How Long"
(with Babyface)
15 17 28 2 9 10 10 The Day
(Babyface) album
1998 "Gone too Soon"
(with Babyface)
98
"True to Your Heart"
(with 98 Degrees)
31 52 16 25 51 Mulan soundtrack
2003 "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)"
(with Blue & Angie Stone)
38 29 17 16 22 53 11 Guilty
(Blue) album
2004 "What a Wonderful World
(with Rod Stewart)
85 Stardust
(Rod Stewart) album
2005 "So What the Fuss"
(with Prince & En Vogue)
96 34 40 82 46 19 A Time to Love
"Positivity" (with Aisha Morris) 97 54
2006 "From the Bottom of My Heart" 52 25
"Shelter in the Rain" 93
2008 "Superstition (digital re-entry) 65 (digital re-entry single)
2009 "Never Give You Up" (with Raphael Saadiq & CJ Hilton) 26 The Way I See It
"All About the Love Again" Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise
"Superstition (digital re-entry) 69 (digital re-entry singles)
2010 "Superstition (digital re-entry) 64
2012 "Superstition (digital re-entry) 52

Collaborations and guest appearances[edit]

(more complete list on Stevie Wonder's UK site)

References[edit]

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