Teena Marie discography

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Teena Marie discography
Releases
Studio albums 13
Compilation albums 7
Singles 30

The discography of Teena Marie, the American Grammy Award-nominated R&B singersongwriterproducer, consists of 13 studio albums, 7 compilation albums, and 30 singles since her debut album Wild and Peaceful in 1979. She has been awarded with four gold albums, two platinum albums and has had 6 top ten albums and 7 top ten singles on the United States R&B charts.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Record Label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
CAN
[2]
1979 Wild and Peaceful 94 18 Motown
1980 Lady T 45 18
Irons in the Fire 38 9
1981 It Must Be Magic 23 2
1983 Robbery 119 13 Epic
1984 Starchild 31 9 90
  • US: Platinum [3]
1986 Emerald City 81 20
1988 Naked to the World 65 15
1990 Ivory 132 27
1994 Passion Play Sarai
2004 La Doña 6 3 Cash Money
2006 Sapphire 24 3
2009 Congo Square 20 4 Columbia
2013 Beautiful 63 13 UMe
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Charting compilations
Year Album Peak chart positions Record Label
US
R&B

[1]
2011 Playlist: The Very Best of Teena Marie 56 Legacy
Complete list
  • Greatest Hits (1985, Motown)
  • Greatest Hits (1991, Epic)
  • I Need Your Lovin': The Best of Teena Marie (1994, Motown)
  • Motown Milestones: The Best of Teena Marie (1996, Motown)
  • Lovergirl: The Teena Marie Story (1997, Epic)
  • Love Songs (2000, Sony Music)
  • Ultimate Collection (2000, Hip-O)
  • 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Teena Marie (2001, Motown)
  • Super Hits (2002, Legacy)
  • Teena Marie: Greatest Movie Hits (2007, Columbia/Sony)
  • Playlist: The Very Best of Teena Marie (2011, Legacy)

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart Positions
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Dan

[1]
CAN
[2]
UK
[4]
1979 "I'm a Sucker for Your Love" [A] 102 8 43
"Don't Look Back" 91
1980 "Can It Be Love" 57
"Behind the Groove" 21 4 6
"I Need Your Lovin'" 37 9 2 28
1981 "Young Love" 41
"Square Biz" 50 3 12
"It Must Be Magic" 30
"Portuguese Love" 54
1983 "Fix It" 21 41
"Midnight Magnet" 36
1984 "Dear Lover" 77
"Lovergirl" 4 9 6 13 76
1985 "Jammin’" 81 45
"Out on a Limb" 56
"14K" 87
1986 "Lips to Find You" 28
"Love Me Down Easy" 76
"Lead Me On"
1988 "Ooo La La La" 85 1 74
"Work It" 10
"Surrealistic Pillow"
1989 "Bad Boy"
1990 "Here's Looking at You" 11
"If I Were a Bell" 8
"Since Day One" 69
1991 "Just Us Two" 42
1994 "Warm as Momma's Oven" 123
2004 "Still in Love" 70 23
"A Rose by Any Other Name" (with Gerald Levert) 97 53
2006 "Ooh Wee" 125 32
2009 "Can't Last a Day" (with Faith Evans) 41
"You Baby" 100
2012 "Luv Letter"
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Notes
  • A Rick James sang uncredited co-lead vocals on "I'm a Sucker for Your Love".

Collaborations[edit]

In 1981:

  • Marie sang a duet with Rick James in his song, "Fire and Desire", from his Street Songs album.
  • Marie sang the single "Gigolette" by Ozone, which she also co-wrote and produced.

In 1982:

  • Marie sang a duet with Rick James in his song, "Happy", from his Throwin' Down album.
  • Marie sang Carl Anderson's song, "A.W.O.L.", on his Absence With Out Love album.

In 1985:

  • Marie sang the song, "14K", on the soundtrack of the movie, The Goonies.
  • Marie sang Q.T. Hush's song, "Soul Mates", on the Q.T. Hush album. She also worked as its co-producer and she sang back-up vocals.

In 1986:

  • Marie was one of the featured vocalists in the King Dream Chorus & Crew ensemble single, "King Holiday".
  • Marie sang the song, "Lead Me On", on the soundtrack of the movie, Top Gun.

In 1989:

  • Marie sang the song, "Bad Boy", on the soundtrack album of the movie, Tap.[1]
  • Marie sang back-up on Grady Harrell's album, Come Play With Me.

In 1990:

  • Marie sang Bernadette Cooper's tracks, "Drama According to Bernadette Cooper" and "Epilogue: Movie Produce Her", from Cooper's Drama According to Bernadette Cooper album.

In 1991:

  • Marie sang Cheba's single, "Business Doin' Pleasure".
  • Marie was one of the featured vocalists in the Peace Choir ensemble single, "Give Peace A Chance".

In 1995:

In 1996:

  • Marie sang Pamela Williams' songs, "The Secret Garden" and "Latin Lullaby" on Williams' Saxtress album.
  • Marie sang Snoop Dogg's songs, "Up Jump Tha Boogie" and "Vapors", from his Tha Doggfather album.
  • Marie sang YoYo's song, "Body Work", from her Total Control album.

In 1997:

  • Marie sang Domino's song, "Come On Over".
  • Marie sang Gooch's song, "When It's Late", from his A Lot On It album.

In 1998:

In 1999:

  • Marie sang Domino's song, "Cum On Over", on his Remember Me album.

In 2000:

  • Marie sang "Jazzy Rugrat Love" (sung to her hit "Portuguese Love") as a bonus enhanced track on the soundtrack of the Nickelodeon movie, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie.

In 2001:

  • Marie sang Eve's song, "Life Is So Hard" on her Scorpion album.

In 2002:

In 2006:

In 2008:

  • Marie sang George Duke's song, "Sudan" from his Dukey Treats album.
  • Marie sang Focus' song, "8.18.01" from his Dedicated album.

In 2013:

  • Marie sang George Duke's song, "Ball & Chain" from his Dreamweaver album.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "US Charts > Teena Marie". Billboard. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  2. ^ a b "CAN Charts > Teena Marie". RPM. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "US Certifications > Teena Marie". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  4. ^ "UK Charts > Teena Marie". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2013-03-11.