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, 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]

Main releases[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[3][4][5] Certifications
US US
R&B
UK
1962 The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie
Tribute to Uncle Ray
1963 Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius (live) 1 1
With a Song in My Heart 74
1964 Stevie at the Beach 68
1966 Up-Tight 33 2
Down to the Earth 72 8
1967 I Was Made to Love Her 45 7
Someday at Christmas
1968 Eivets Rednow 64 37
For Once in My Life 50 4
1969 My Cherie Amour 34 3 17
1970 Stevie Wonder Live (live) 81 16
Live at the Talk of the Town (live) 94
Signed, Sealed & Delivered 25 7
1971 Where I'm Coming From 62 7
1972 Music of My Mind 21 6
Talking Book 3 1 16
1973 Innervisions 4 1 8
  • CAN: Gold[6]
  • UK: Gold
1974 Fulfillingness' First Finale 1 1 5
  • CAN: Platinum[6]
  • UK: Gold
1976 Songs in the Key of Life 1 1 2
  • CAN: 2x Platinum[6]
  • UK: Platinum
  • US: Diamond (10x Platinum)[7]
1979 Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants" (soundtrack) 4 4 8
1980 Hotter than July 3 1 2
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[6]
  • UK: Platinum
  • US: Platinum[7]
1984 The Woman in Red (soundtrack) 4 1 2
  • US Platinum[7]
  • CAN 2× Platinum
1985 In Square Circle 5 1 5
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[6]
  • UK: Gold
  • US: 2× Platinum[7]
1987 Characters 17 1 33
  • UK: Gold
  • US: Platinum[7]
1991 Jungle Fever (soundtrack) 24 1 56
  • US Gold
1995 Natural Wonder (live) 88
1995 Conversation Peace 16 2 8
2005 A Time to Love 5 2 24
  • US: Gold[7]
  • UK: Silver
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[3][4][5] Certifications
US 200 US R&B UK Albums US[7] CAN[6]
1968 Greatest Hits 37 6 25
1971 Greatest Hits Volume 2 69 10 30
1977 Looking Back 34 15
1982 Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I 4 1 8 Gold
1984 Love Songs: 16 Classic Hits 20
1996 Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection 100 19 Platinum
1999 The Ballad Collection
At the Close of a Century (4-disc boxed set) 100 Gold
2002 The Definitive Collection 35 28 11 Platinum
2004 Stevie Wonder: The Christmas Collection 90
2005 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Stevie Wonder
2007 Number Ones 171 40 23
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released

Other albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions[3][4][5] Certifications
US 200 US R&B UK Albums US[7] CAN[6]
2005 The Complete Stevie Wonder
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not released

Singles[edit]

All singles
Year Single Album Chart positions[3][4][5]
US Singles US R&B US AC UK Singles
1962 "I Call It Pretty Music, But the Old People Call It the Blues" non-album single 101
"Little Water Boy" non-album single
"Contract on Love" non-album single until the release of Up-Tight
1963 "Fingertips - Part 1 & 2" The 12 Year Old Genius - Recorded Live 1 1
"Workout Stevie, Workout" non-album single 33 33
1964 "Pretty Little Angel" non-album single
"Castles in the Sand" Stevie at the Beach 52 52
"Hey Harmonica Man" 29
"Happy Street"
1965 "Kiss Me Baby" non-album single
"Hi-Heel Sneakers" non-album single 59 30
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)" Up-Tight 3 1 14
1966 "Nothing's Too Good for My Baby" 20 4
"With a Child's Heart" 131 8
"Blowin' in the Wind" 9 1 36
"A Place in the Sun" Down to Earth 9 3 29 20
"Someday at Christmas" Someday at Christmas 24
1967 "Travelin' Man" non-album single 32 31
"Hey Love" Down to Earth 90 9
"I Was Made to Love Her" I Was Made to Love Her 2 1 5
"I'm Wondering" Greatest Hits 12 4 22
1968 "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" For Once in My Life 9 1 46
"You Met Your Match" 35 2
"Alfie" Eivets Rednow 66 11
"For Once in My Life" For Once in My Life 2 2 3
1969 "I Don't Know Why" 39 16 14
"My Cherie Amour" My Cherie Amour 4 4 3 4
"Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" 7 5 10 2
1970 "Never Had a Dream Come True" Signed Sealed Delivered 26 11 31 6
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" 3 1 15
"Heaven Help Us All" 9 2 29
1971 "We Can Work It Out" 13 3 27
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" Where I'm Coming From 78
"If You Really Love Me" 8 4 10 20
"What Christmas Means to Me" Someday at Christmas
1972 "Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)" Music of My Mind 33 13
"Keep On Running" 90 36
"Superstition" Talking Book 1 1 38 11
1973 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" 1 3 1 7
"Higher Ground" Innervisions 4 1 41 29
"Living for the City" 8 1 15
1974 "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" 16 2 9
"He's Misstra Know It All" 10
"You Haven't Done Nothin'" Fulfillingness' First Finale 1 1 30
"Boogie On Reggae Woman" 3 1 12
1976 "I Wish" Songs in the Key of Life 1 1 23 5
"Isn't She Lovely?" 23
1977 "Sir Duke" 1 1 3 2
"Another Star" 32 18 29 29
"As" 36 36 24
1978 "Pops, We Love You (A Tribute to Father)"
(Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson & Marvin Gaye)
Pops We Love You (various artists) 59 26 66
1979 "Send One Your Love" Stevie Wonder's Journey through the Secret Life of Plants 4 5 1 52
1980 "Black Orchid" 63
"Outside My Window" 52 56 43 52
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" Hotter than July 5 1 2
"I Ain't Gonna Stand for It" 11 4 20 10
1981 "Lately" 64 29 33 3
"Happy Birthday" 17 2
"Did I Hear You Say You Love Me" 72
1982 "That Girl" Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium 4 1 19 39
"Ebony and Ivory"
(Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder)
Tug of War (Paul McCartney) 1 8 1 1
"Do I Do" Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium 13 2 25 10
"Ribbon in the Sky" 54 10 21 45
"Used to Be" (with Charlene) Used to Be (Charlene) 46 35 31
1983 "Frontline" Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium 94
1984 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" The Woman in Red soundtrack 1 1 1 1
"Love Light in Flight" 17 4 10 44
"Don't Drive Drunk" 62
1985 "Part-Time Lover" In Square Circle 1 1 1 3
"That's What Friends Are For"
(Dionne Warwick feat. Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder & Elton John, credited as "Dionne Warwick and Friends")
Friends 1 1 1 16
"Go Home" In Square Circle 10 2 1 67
1986 "Overjoyed" 24 8 1 17
"Land of La La" 86 19
"Stranger on the Shore of Love" 55
1987 "Skeletons" Characters 19 1 59
"You Will Know" 77 1 16 77
1988 "Get It"
(Stevie Wonder & Michael Jackson)
80 4 37
"My Love"
(Julio Iglesias & Stevie Wonder)
Non Stop (Julio Iglesias) 80 14 5
"My Eyes Don't Cry" Characters 6 92
1989 "With Each Beat of My Heart" 28
"Free" 49
1990 "Keep Our Love Alive" non-album single 24 44 77
1991 "Gotta Have You" Jungle Fever soundtrack 92 3
"Fun Day" 6 63
"These Three Words" 7
"We Didn't Know"
(Whitney Houston & Stevie Wonder)
I'm Your Baby Tonight (Whitney Houston) 20
1995 "For Your Love" Conversation Peace 50 11 23 30
"Tomorrow Robins Will Sing" 60 71
"Treat Myself" 36 92
1996 "Kiss Lonely Goodbye" The Adventures of Pinocchio soundtrack
1997 "How Come, How Long"
(Babyface featuring Stevie Wonder)
The Day (Babyface) 10
1998 "True to Your Heart"
(98 Degrees featuring Stevie Wonder)
Mulan soundtrack 51
2003 "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)"
(Blue featuring Angie Stone & Stevie Wonder)
Guilty (Blue) 11
2005 "So What the Fuss" A Time to Love 96 34 19
"Positivity" (featuring Aisha Morris) 54
2006 "From the Bottom of My Heart" 25 7 101
"Shelter in the Rain" 93
2009 "Never Give You Up" (Raphael Saadiq featuring Stevie Wonder & CJ Hilton) The Way I See It 26
2009 "All About the Love Again" Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not released

Note: The singles "Ebony and Ivory" and "I Just Called to say I Love You" have been certified Gold by the RIAA.[8]

Top 20 singles
Year Title Chart positions
US
[9]
UK
1963 "Fingertips – Pt. 2" 1
1966 "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" 3 14
"Nothing's Too Good for My Baby" 20
"Blowin' in the Wind" 9 36
"A Place in the Sun" 9 20
1967 "I Was Made to Love Her" 2 5
"I'm Wondering" 12 22
1968 "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" 9
"For Once in My Life" 2 3
1969 "My Cherie Amour" 4 4
"Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" 7 2
1970 "Never Had a Dream Come True" 26 5
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" 3 15
"Heaven Help Us All" 8 29
1971 "We Can Work It Out" 13 27
"If You Really Love Me" 8 20
1972 "Superstition" 1 11
1973 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" 1 3
"Higher Ground" 4 29
"Living for the City" 8 15
"Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" 16
1974 "He's Misstra Know It All" 10
"You Haven't Done Nothin'"
(with The Jackson 5)
1 30
"Boogie On Reggae Woman" 3 12
1977 "I Wish" 1 5
"Sir Duke" 1 2
1979 "Send One Your Love" 4
1980 "Master Blaster (Jammin')" 3 2
"I Ain't Gonna Stand for It" 10 11
1981 "Lately" 3
"Happy Birthday" 2
"That Girl" 3 39
1982 "Do I Do" 7 10
"Ebony and Ivory" (with Paul McCartney) 1 1
1984 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" 1 1
1985 "Part-Time Lover" 1 3
"That's What Friends Are For"
(with Dionne Warwick, Elton John and Gladys Knight)
1 16
"Love Light in Flight" 17
1986 "Go Home" 10
"Overjoyed" 24 17
1987 "Skeletons" 19

Collaborations and guest appearances[edit]

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

References[edit]