Comedy Albums

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Comedy Albums is a Billboard chart that lists the "top-selling spoken word and musical comedy albums" each week, as ranked by sales data compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The chart debuted as Top Comedy Albums in October 2004 (simultaneously with Top Rap Albums chart) when it was published for the first time exclusively in Billboard's websites.[1] The first number-one album on the Top Comedy Albums chart was Lord, I Apologize by Larry the Cable Guy.[1][2] Its Billboard Year-End chart is active since 2006.[3]

On May 16, 2014 Billboard published "Top 20 Best Selling Comedy Albums".[4]


  1. ^ a b Mayfield, Geoff (November 20, 2004). "Over the Counter: 'Now' Leads New List". Billboard. VNU Business Media. 116 (47): 81. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  2. ^ "Comedy Albums: Top Stand Up Comedy Chart". Billboard. October 2, 2004. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  3. ^ "Top Comedy Albums - Year-End". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
  4. ^ Caulfield, Keith (May 16, 2014). "Top 20 Best Selling Comedy Albums (Nielsen SoundScan Era)". Billboard. Retrieved October 3, 2018.

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