TLC discography

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TLC discography
Releases
Studio albums 4
Compilation albums 5
Singles 25
Video albums 6
Music videos 18
Soundtracks 5

The discography of American R&B girl group TLC contains four studio albums, five compilation albums and twenty-one singles.

They have had four number one hit singles in the United States: "Creep", "Waterfalls", "No Scrubs", and "Unpretty". The group have certified shipping of 23 million albums[1] and 6.5 million singles[2] in the United States. In 2008, the group was inducted into the All Time Hot 100 Artist Hall of Fame by Billboard magazine at 56th place.[3]

They have sold over 65 million records worldwide,[4] and is considered as the second best-selling girl group of all time (behind Spice Girls).[5]

Their second studio album CrazySexyCool has sold over 23 million copies worldwide,[6] and is recognized as the second best-selling album of all time by a girl group (behind the Spice Girls' album Spice).

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
US
[7]
AUS
[8]
AUT
[9]
CAN
[10]
GER
[11]
NLD
[12]
NZ
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[16]
Ooooooohhh... On the TLC Tip 14 99 43
CrazySexyCool
  • Released: November 15, 1994
  • Label: LaFace
  • Formats: CD, cassette
3 5 1 14 4 4 1 11 1 4
FanMail
  • Released: February 23, 1999
  • Labels: LaFace / Arista
  • Formats: CD, cassette, digital download
1 1 1 3 7 1 6 16 11 7
3D
  • Released: October 10, 2002
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: CD, cassette, digital download
6 73 31 46 62 45 47 45
  • RIAA: Platinum[2]
"—" denotes album that failed to chart or was not released

Notes:

  • ^ According to Nielsen SoundScan, CrazySexyCool sold over 7.4 million copies in the United States[25] and 1.27 in BMG Music Clubs. Nielsen SoundScan and RIAA doesn't count the sales of the BMG Music Clubs in their certifications.[26]
  • ^ According to Nielsen SoundScan, Fanmail sold over 4.7 million copies in the United States[25] and 877,000 in BMG Music Clubs. Nielsen SoundScan and RIAA do not count the sales of the BMG Music Clubs in their certifications.[26]

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US
[7]
CAN
[10]
NZ
[13]
UK
[16]
Now and Forever: The Hits
  • Released: September 30, 2003
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: CD, cassette
53 25 33 86
Crazy Sexy Hits: The Very Best of TLC
  • Released: August 20, 2007 (UK only release)
  • Label: Arista
  • Formats: CD, digital download
57
We Love TLC
  • Released: March 25, 2009 (Japan only release)
  • Label: Arista
  • Format: CD
TLC 20: 20th Anniversary Hits
  • Released: June 19, 2013 (Japan only release)
  • Label: Warner Music Japan
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20
  • Released: October 15, 2013
  • Label: LaFace/Epic
  • Formats: CD, digital download
12
"—" denotes album that failed to chart or was not released

Other albums[edit]

  • Artist Collection[27] (2004)
  • Collections[28] (2006)
  • The Greatest Hits of TLC[29] (2008)
  • Playlist: The Very Best of TLC[30] (2009)
  • Steel Box Collection: Greatest Hits[31] (2009)
  • Super Hits[32] (2010)
  • 12″ Masters Essential Mixes[33][34][35] (2010)
  • S.O.U.L.[36] (2013)

Singles[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
US
[37]
US R&B
[37]
AUS
[8]
FRA
[38]
GER
[39]
IRE
[40]
NLD
[41]
NZ
[13]
SWE
[14]
SWI
[15]
UK
[16]
1992 "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" 6 2 28 86 24 35 5 13
  • US: Platinum[2]
Ooooooohhh.... On the TLC Tip
"Baby-Baby-Baby" 2 1 95 61 4 5 7 55
  • US: Platinum[2]
"What About Your Friends" 7 2 79 58 19 59
1993 "Hat 2 da Back" 30 14 22
"Get It Up" 40 15 25 Poetic Justice
"Sleigh Ride" 46 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
1994 "Creep" 1 1 20 18 3 9 1 4 5 2 6
  • US: Platinum[2]
CrazySexyCool
1995 "Red Light Special" 2 3 53 5 9 9 18
"Waterfalls" 1 2 2 6 5 4 5 1 1 1 4
"Diggin' on You" 5 2 6 46 21 32 8 29 18
1999 "No Scrubs" 1 1 1 5 4 1 1 1 1 1 3 FanMail
"Unpretty" 1 2 2 9 6 4 8 3 1 1 6
"Dear Lie" 51 70 35 40 37 12 26 10 24 29 31
2002 "Girl Talk" 28 23 46 8 79 54 18 96 30 3D
"Hands Up" 35 109
2003 "Damaged" 53 12 21
"Come Get Some"
(featuring Lil Jon & Sean Paul)
51 Now and Forever: The Hits
2005 "I Bet"
(featuring O'so Krispie)
2014 "Gift Wrapped Kiss" TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Promotional singles[edit]

  • 1994: "Kick Your Game" (SoSoDef Remix) (from CrazySexyCool)
  • 1998: "Silly Ho" (from FanMail)
  • 1999: "My Life" (from FanMail)
  • 1999: "I'm Good at Being Bad" (from FanMail)
  • 1999: "I Need That" (MP3.com exclusive download)
  • 2002: "3D"/"Dirty, Dirty" (from 3D)
  • 2002: "Turntable" (from 3D)

As featured artist[edit]

List of songs as a featured artist, with selected chart positions, showing album name and the year the album was released
Year Single Peak chart positions Album
U.S.
[47]
US R&B
[48]
UK
R&B

[49]
1995 "Freedom (Theme from Panther)"
(Various Artists featuring TLC)
45 18 Panther soundtrack
2000 "What it Ain't"
(Goodie Mob featuring TLC)
103 World Party
2002 "What's Going On? Dupri R&B Mix"
(Various Artists featuring TLC)
"What's Going On: All-Star Tribute (re-release)"
2004 "VOICE OF LOVE"
(Various Artists featuring TLC)
VOICE OF LOVE POSSE
2013 "Crooked Smile"
(J. Cole featuring TLC)
27 7 27 Born Sinner
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Album appearances[edit]

List of songs, showing year released, artist and album name
Year Song Album
1992 "Reversal of a Dog" (Damian Dame, Highland Place Mobsters, Toni Braxton & TLC) Boomerang soundtrack
1993 "All I Want for Christmas" A LaFace Family Christmas
1996 "This Is How It Works" Waiting to Exhale soundtrack
"All That Theme Song" All That soundtrack
"All That – Outro Theme Song"
2002 "Can You Hear Me" (Missy Elliott featuring TLC) Under Construction
2013 "Crooked Smile" (J. Cole featuring TLC) Born Sinner

Video albums[edit]

Year Details Certifications Notes
1992 Ooooooohhh... On the Video Tip
  • Features interviews and behind the scenes footage.
  • Also includes the music videos for "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg", "Baby-Baby-Baby", and "What About Your Friends".
1995 CrazyVideoCool
  • Released: November 7, 1995
  • Formats: LaserDisc, VHS, VCD, DVD
  • Features interviews, behind the scenes footage at video shoots.
  • Also includes the music videos for "Creep", "Red Light Special", "Waterfalls", and "Diggin' on You"
2003 Hands Up/Girl Talk
  • Released: April 15, 2003
  • Format: DVD
  • Includes the music videos for "Hands Up" and "Girl Talk".
2004 Now and Forever: The Video Hits
  • Released: March 24, 2004
  • Format: DVD
  • Released to coincide with Now and Forever: The Hits.
  • Contains all the music videos that reached the top 10 of the Billboard charts.
2009 We Love TLC
  • Released: March 25, 2009
  • Format: DVD
  • Packaged with We Love TLC.
  • Includes the music videos for "Diggin' on You", "No Scrubs", "Girl Talk", "Waterfalls", "Creep" "Baby-Baby-Baby", and "Turntable".
2013 TLC 20: 20th Anniversary Hits
  • Released: June 19, 2013
  • Format: DVD
  • Packaged with TLC 20: 20th Anniversary Hits.
  • Contains previously unseen performances from the FanMail Tour at Madison Square Garden.
  • Features the live versions of "Baby-Baby-Baby", "Creep", "Unpretty", "Waterfalls", and "No Scrubs".

Music videos[edit]

Year Song Album Directors
1992 "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" Ooooooohhh.... On the TLC Tip Lionel C. Martin
"Baby-Baby-Baby" Keith Ward & Pebbles
"What About Your Friends" Lionel C. Martin
"Hat 2 da Back"
1993 "Get It Up" Poetic Justice soundtrack
"Sleigh Ride" Home Alone 2: Lost in New York soundtrack
1994 "Creep" CrazySexyCool Matthew Rolston
1995 "Red Light Special"
"Waterfalls" F. Gary Gray
"Diggin' on You"
"Freedom"
(Various Artists featuring TLC)
Panther soundtrack
1999 "No Scrubs" FanMail Hype Williams
"Unpretty" Paul Hunter
"Dear Lie" Bille Woodruff
2000 "What It Ain't"
(Goodie Mob featuring TLC)
World Party Dave Meyers
2002 "Girl Talk" 3D
"Turntable" (compilation of clips) Tommy Martin
2003 "Hands Up" Matthew Rolston
"Damaged" Joseph Kahn
2004 "Voice of Love"
(Various Artists featuring TLC)
VOICE OF LOVE POSSE
2013 "Meant to Be" (Appears at the end of CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story) 20

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