New Kids on the Block discography

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New Kids on the Block discography

New Kids on the Block performing in November 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 7
Compilation albums 7
Singles 26
Music videos 15
DVDs 4

Below is the discography of 1980's US boyband New Kids on the Block.

Still active today, NKOTB have had number 1 albums across Europe, The US and Canada and number 1 singles from as far and wide as Australia to The UK.

Album "Step by Step" shifted just under 20 million copies worldwide as the follow up to album "Hanging Tough" which shipped 8 million copies in The US alone.

Title single from the album "Step by Step" remains the bands biggest selling single to date. [1]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details US Charts International Charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[2]
R&B
[3]
AUS
[4][5]
AUT
[6]
CAN
[7]
GER
[8]
NED
[9]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
New Kids on the Block 25 17 6
Hangin' Tough
  • Released: September 1988
  • Label: Columbia Records
1 46 7 8 2 4 33 3 19 2
Merry, Merry Christmas
  • Released: September 1989
  • Label: Columbia Records
9 67 34 13 15 30 76 43 13
Step by Step
  • Released: June 1990
  • Label: Columbia Records
1 62 4 6 1 1 11 1 12 8 1
Face the Music
  • Released: January 1994
  • Label: Columbia Records
37 24 38 34 44 72 46 38 36
The Block 2 81 69 1 21 73 16
10
  • Released: April 2013
  • Label: The Block/Boston Five
6 8 45 39 47

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details US Charts International Charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[2]
R&B
[3]
AUS
[4][5]
AUT
[6]
CAN
[7]
GER
[8]
NED
[9]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
No More Games/The Remix Album
  • Released: February 1991
  • Label: Columbia Records
19 34 16 44 40 27 28 41 15
H.I.T.S.
  • Released: December 1991
  • Label: Columbia Records/Sony
16 16 26 23 34 37 50
Tour Souvenir Collection
  • Released: December 1991
  • Label: Columbia Records
13 14
Greatest Hits
  • Released: February 1999
  • Label: Columbia Records/Sony
Super Hits
  • Released: April 2001
  • Label: Columbia Records
New Kids on the Block: Greatest Hits
  • Released: August 2008
  • Label: Columbia Records/Sony
22 75 17
NKOTBSB
(with the Backstreet Boys as NKOTBSB)
  • Released: May 2011
  • Label: Columbia Records/Sony/Jive
7 38 6

Singles[edit]

Year Single US Charts International Charts Certifications Album
Hot100
[21]
Adult
[22]
Dance
[22]
R&B
[23]
AUS
[24][25]
BEL
[26]
CAN
[27]
GER
[28]
IRE
[29]
NED
[30]
NZ
[31]
UK
[32]
1986 "Be My Girl" 90 New Kids on the Block
"Stop It Girl"
1988 "Please Don't Go Girl" 10 55 Hangin' Tough
"You Got It (The Right Stuff)" 3 16 28 1 16 12 2 32 2 1
1989 "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" 1 12 4 19 21 31 2 8 28 5
"Hangin' Tough" 1 8 32 7 29 1 31 7 1
"Cover Girl" 2 22 7 6 17 4
"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)" [A] 8 12 34 36 6 8 New Kids on the Block
"This One's for the Children" 7 27 55 40 40 6 7 71 9 Merry, Merry Christmas
"My Favorite Girl" Hangin' Tough
1990 "Step by Step" 1 35 48 8 6 1 8 5 13 3 2 Step by Step
"Valentine Girl"
"Tonight" 7 16 4 5 19 8 3 16 3
"Let's Try It Again" [A] 53 32 10 68 6 17 31 8
1991 "Games" [B] 33 39 27 9 30 27 14 No More Games: The Remix Album
"Call It What You Want" [B] 22 8 17 45 12
"If You Go Away" [B] 16 26 25 6 34 26 10 9 Face the Music
1994 "Dirty Dawg" [B] 66 20 3 41 13 27
"Never Let You Go" [B] 18 42
2008 "Summertime" 36 90 9 55 34 The Block
"Single" (featuring Ne-Yo) 42
"Dirty Dancing" 31 23
2009 "2 in the Morning" 76
2011 "Don't Turn Out the Lights"
(as 'NKOTBSB' with Backstreet Boys)
46 NKOTBSB
2013 "Remix (I Like The)" 81 10
"The Whisper"
Notes
  • A^ Charted as "Let's Try Again"/"Didn't I Blow Your Mind" in the UK and Ireland in October, 1990.
  • B^ Credited to NKOTB

References[edit]

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  23. ^ "US: Hot R&B Singles Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 
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  35. ^ a b c "Canada Singles Certifications". RPM Magazine Canada.