List of Billboard 200 number-one albums of 1963

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These are the number-one albums in the United States per Billboard magazine during the year 1963. Prior to August 1963, separate charts existed for albums in mono and stereo formats. The chart is now known as the 'Billboard 200'.

Chart history[edit]

Key
Best performing album of 1963 Indicates best performing album of 1963

Through August 10[edit]

Issue date Album (mono) Artist(s) Label Album (stereo) Artist(s) Label
January 5 The First Family Vaughn Meader Cadence West Side Story dagger Soundtrack Columbia
January 12
January 19
January 26
February 2
February 9
February 16
February 23
March 2
March 9 My Son, the Celebrity Allan Sherman Warner Bros. Jazz Samba Stan Getz / Charlie Byrd Verve
March 16 Songs I Sing on the Jackie Gleason Show Frank Fontaine ABC/Paramount West Side Story dagger Soundtrack Columbia
March 23
March 30
April 6
April 13
April 20 West Side Story dagger Soundtrack Columbia
April 27
May 4 Days of Wine and Roses Andy Williams Columbia
May 11
May 18
May 25
June 1 Days of Wine and Roses Andy Williams Columbia
June 8
June 15
June 22
June 29
July 6
July 13
July 20
July 27
August 3
August 10

August 17-end of year[edit]

Issue Date Album Artist(s) Label
August 17 Days of Wine and Roses Andy Williams Columbia
August 24 Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius Little Stevie Wonder Tamla
August 31 My Son, the Nut Allan Sherman Warner Bros.
September 7
September 14
September 21
September 28
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26 Peter, Paul and Mary Peter, Paul and Mary Warner Bros.
November 2 In the Wind
November 9
November 16
November 23
November 30
December 7 The Singing Nun Soeur Sourire, the Singing Nun Philips
December 14
December 21
December 28

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