List of Classical Artist Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s
|Classical Artist Albums Chart number ones|
|Classical Artist Albums Chart
Official Charts Company
This is the list of the number-one albums of the Classical Artist Albums Chart during the 2010s.
In April 2012, Noah Stewart became the first black artist ever to top the Classical Artist Albums Chart. In January 2013, In a Time Lapse by Ludovico Einaudi became the first classical album ever to sell more digital downloads than physical copies. In September 2014, Rebecca Newman became the first independent soprano to reach the top spot.
|Best-selling classical album of the year|
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As of 25 November 2016[update], fifteen artists have spent six or more weeks at the top of the Classical Artist Albums Chart so far during the 2010s. The totals below include only credited performances.
|Artist||Number-one albums||Weeks at number one|
|Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu||13||125|
|Johann Strauss Orchestra, TheThe Johann Strauss Orchestra||6||54|
|Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi||3||37|
|Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden||4||19|
|Armstrong, AlexanderAlexander Armstrong||1||17|
|Jones, AledAled Jones||2||17|
|Roberts, RhydianRhydian Roberts||1||10|
|Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins||5||10|
|Benedetti, NicolaNicola Benedetti||2||11|
|Watson, RussellRussell Watson||1||8|
|London Philharmonic Orchestra||1||7|
|Central Band of the RAF||1||6|
|Morricone, EnnioEnnio Morricone||2||6|
By record label
As of 13 November 2015[update], sixteen record labels have released chart-topping albums so far during the 2010s.
|Record label||Number-one albums||Weeks at number one|
|X5 Music Group||1||7|
- "Noah Stewart becomes first black artist to top Official Classical Chart". London: Official Charts Company. 1 April 2012. Archived from the original on 2 April 2012. Retrieved 2 April 2012.
- "Ludovico Einaudi sets new chart record for a classical artist". London: Official Charts Company. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
- Official Classical Singles Chart
- "Top 40 Classical Artist Albums Archive". Official Charts Company. 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
- "Top 40 Classical Artist Albums Archive". Official Charts Company. 2011. Retrieved 1 August 2011.
- "Top 40 Classical Artist Albums Archive". Official Charts Company. 2012. Retrieved 8 January 2012.
- "Top 40 Classical Artist Albums Archive". Official Charts Company. 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2012.
- "Artist Chart History". London: Official Charts Company. 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2013.