Yolanda Adams discography

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Yolanda Adams discography

Yolanda Adams performing at the White House, February 2007
Releases
Studio albums 11
Live albums 2
Compilation albums 4

This is the discography of gospel artist Yolanda Adams, an American multi-platinum selling Gospel music singer and radio show host. She has sold 4.5 million albums since 1991 according to Soundscan. [1]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions Certifications
US US Gospel US Christ US R&B US HEAT
1987 Just as I Am 8
1991 Through the Storm
  • Second studio album
  • Released: December 26, 1991
  • Label: Tribute
8
1993 Save the World
  • Third studio album
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Tribute
6
1995 More Than A Melody
  • Fourth studio album
  • Released: October 1995
  • Label: Tribute
4 4
1996 Yolanda... Live in Washington
  • First live album
  • Released: June 1, 1996
  • Label: Verity
5 25
1998 Songs from the Heart
  • Fifth studio album
  • Released: September 15, 1998
  • Label: Verity
3 9 15
1999 Mountain High...Valley Low
  • Sixth studio album
  • Released: September 21, 1999
  • Label: Elektra
24 1 1 5 1
  • US: Platinum[1]
  • US Sales: 1,374,000[2]
2000 Christmas With Yolanda Adams
  • Seventh studio album
  • Released: October 24, 2000
  • Label: Elektra
86 1 2 31
2001 The Experience
  • Second live album
  • Released: March 20, 2001
  • Label: Elektra
63 2 1 24
Believe
  • Eighth studio album
  • Released: December 4, 2001
  • Label: Elektra
42 1 2 7
2005 Day By Day
  • Ninth studio album
  • Released: May 3, 2005
  • Label: Atlantic
23 1 4
2007 What a Wonderful Time
  • Tenth studio album
  • Released: October 9, 2007
  • Label: Columbia
179 2 28
2011 Becoming
  • Eleventh studio album
  • Released: May 3, 2011
  • Label: N-House Music Group
99 3 22

Compilations[edit]

Year Album Chart positions Notes
US Top Gospel Albums Top Contemporary Christian US R&B HS
1999 The Best of Yolanda Adams
  • Released: October 26, 1999
  • Label: Verity
23 US: Gold[1]
2001 Yolanda Adams and Albertina Walker "The Divas of Gospel"
  • Released: February 27, 2001
  • Label: Fuel 2000
2003 The Praise and Worship Songs of Yolanda Adams
  • Released: May 6, 2003
  • Label: Verity
6 26 65
2006 The Essential Yolanda Adams
  • Released: October 24, 2006
  • Label: Verity / Legacy
39
2007 The Best of Me
  • Released: May 8, 2007
  • Label: Atlantic
60 1 9
2008 Playlist: The Very Best of Yolanda Adams
  • Released: September 2, 2008
  • Label: Legacy
15

Notable singles[edit]

Year Song U.S. Gospel U.S. Hot 100 U.S. R&B Album
1995 "Gotta Have Love" 97 More Than a Melody
1996 "The Battle Is the Lord's (live)" 75 Yolanda... Live in Washington
1998 "Only Believe" Songs from the Heart
"Is Your All on the Altar"
"Still I Rise"
1999 "Open My Heart" 1 57 10 Mountain High...Valley Low
"Yeah" 113
2000 "Fragile Heart" 125
"The Things We Do"
2001 "Never Give Up" 79 Believe
"I'm Gonna Be Ready" 74
"I Gotta Believe"
2005 "Someone Watching Over You" 31 57 Day by Day
"Victory" 3 108
"This Too Shall Pass" 15
"Be Blessed" 1
2007 "Step Aside" 10 Daddy's Little Girls (OST)
"Hold On" 15 104 What a Wonderful Time
2011 "Be Still" 4 93 Becoming

Videography[edit]

DVD/video releases[edit]

  • Yolanda Adams Live in Concert - An Unforgettable Evening (DVD, 2002 reissue)
  • Yolanda Live: The Unforgettable Evening: Volume One (VHS)
  • Yolanda Adams Live in Washington D.C.: Volume Two (VHS)
  • Shakin' The House... Live In L.A. (VHS) (1998) ("Even Me," "You Know that I Know," "I'll Always Remember," and "The Lord is With Us in This Place")
  • Come Together - A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music (2001) ("Imagine")
  • The Concert for World Children's Day (2002) ("I Believe I Can Fly")
  • A Clay Aiken Christmas (2004) ("Oh Holy Night," "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (w/Clay Aiken and Barry Manilow) and "Because It's Christmas" (w/Aiken and Manilow))
  • Hopeville (2008) - (w/Donnie McClurkin and Kirk Franklin) (DVD)

Music videos[edit]

  • "Gotta Have Love" (Tribute, 1996)
  • "Yeah" (Elektra, 1999)
  • "Open My Heart" (Elektra, 1999)
  • "I Believe I Can Fly" (Elektra, 2000)
  • "Never Give Up" (Elektra, 2001)
  • "Victory" (Atlantic, 2005)
  • "This Too Shall Pass" (Atlantic, 2005)
  • "Be Still" (N-House Music Group, 2012)

Filmography[edit]

  • The Gospel (2005)
  • Sweating in the Spirit (2005)
  • "The Parkers" (2004)
  • "A Clay Aiken Christmas" (TV) (2004)
  • "Soul Food" (2004)

Collaborations and guest appearances[edit]

Year Track Artist(s) Album Label Notes
1995 "This Too Shall Pass" Crystal Lewis & Yolanda Adams Sisters: The Story Goes On (Various artists) Warner Alliance
1997 "Wholly Holy" Everette Harp featuring Yolanda Adams What's Going On Blue Note
2000 "Shining Star" Yolanda Adams Music From & Inspired By Jesus: The Epic Mini-Series Sparrow/Capitol Cover of an Earth Wind & Fire song.
2002 "If We Could Remember" Sum of All Fears (Soundtrack) Elektra
"Higher Ground" Karen Clark Sheard featuring Yolanda Adams, Kim Burrell, Dorinda Clark Cole, Mary Mary, and Missy Elliott 2nd Chance Also featured as a bonus track on Missy Elliott's Miss E... So Addictive
"Brand New Day" Karen Clark Sheard featuring Yolanda Adams 2nd Chance
2003 "The Prayer" Donnie McClurkin featuring Yolanda Adams Again Verity Records Cover of Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli song
2004 "I Believe" Yolanda Adams Honey (Soundtrack) Elektra Produced by Rodney Jerkins
"I Believe I Can Fly" Kenny G. featuring Yolanda Adams At Last... The Duets Album Arista
2005 "Afterwhile" Kirk Franklin featuring Yolanda Adams Hero Fo Yo Soul/Verity
2006 "Everyday (Family Reunion)" Yolanda Adams, Chaka Khan, Gerald Levert, Carl Thomas Madea's Family Reunion (soundtrack) Motown Nominated for a Grammy Award
"The Me Dance" Yolanda Adams Jack's Big Music Show (Season One) (soundtrack) Nick Records
"Where Love Begins" Patti LaBelle featuring Yolanda Adams The Gospel According To Patti LaBelle Umbrella Records
"I Wish" Yolanda Adams, Patti LaBelle, & Fantasia Happy Feet: Music from the Motion Picture (Soundtrack) Atlantic Records Cover of a Stevie Wonder song
2007 "Order My Steps(Dear Lord)" Bone Thugs-n-Harmony featuring Yolanda Adams Strength & Loyalty Interscope Records Cover of a GMWA Women of Worship song
2008 "You Make Me Feel Brand New" Johnny Mathis featuring Yolanda Adams A Night to Remember Columbia Records
2009 "You" Yolanda Adams Madea Goes To Jail (soundtrack) Atlantic Records

Other releases[edit]

  • Yolanda Adams at Her Very Best With the Southeast Inspirational Choir
    • Artist: Yolanda Adams & The Southeast Inspirational Choir
    • Release Date: 1993
    • Label: Paula

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Recording Industry Association of America". RIAA. Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Ask Billboard: Madonna, Yoko Ono, Gospel". Billboard. 2009-09-18. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
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