List of Classical Artist Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s

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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.[1] In January 2013, In a Time Lapse by Ludovico Einaudi became the first classical album ever to sell more digital downloads than physical copies.[2] In September 2014, Rebecca Newman became the first independent soprano to reach the top spot.[3]

Number ones[edit]

Key
dagger Best-selling classical album of the year
Contents
← 2000s • 2010 • 2011 • 2012 • 2013 • 2014 • 2015 • 2016 •
Artist[a] Album[a] Record label[b] Reached number one[a] Weeks at
number one[a]
2010
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Forever Vienna dagger Decca 3 January 2010 27
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden Guitarist, TheThe Guitarist Classic FM 11 July 2010 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Forever Vienna dagger Decca 15 August 2010 7
Central Band of the RAF Reach for the Skies Decca 3 October 2010 6
Benedictine Nuns of Notre-Dame Voices – Chant From Avignon Decca 14 November 2010 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Moonlight Serenade Decca 21 November 2010 18
2011
Evans, WynneWynne Evans Song in My Heart, AA Song in My Heart WEA 27 March 2011 2
Band of the Coldstream Guards Pride of the Nation Decca 10 April 2011 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Moonlight Serenade Decca 15 May 2011 4
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden Summertime Classic FM 12 June 2011 3
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 3 July 2011 2
Karadaglić, MilošMiloš Karadaglić Guitar, TheThe Guitar Deutsche Grammophon 17 July 2011 2
Wright, LauraLaura Wright Last Rose, TheThe Last Rose Decca 31 July 2011 5
Westenra, HayleyHayley Westenra/Ennio Morricone Paradiso Decca 4 September 2011 5
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins One Fine Day Decca 9 October 2011 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On dagger Decca 13 November 2011 6
Bocelli, AndreaAndrea Bocelli Concerto: One Night in Central Park Decca/Sugar 25 December 2011 1
2012
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On Decca 1 January 2012 1
Sixteen, TheThe Sixteen/Harry Christophers Renaissance – Music for Inner Peace Decca 8 January 2012 4
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra And the Waltz Goes On Decca 5 February 2012 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Magic of, TheThe Magic of Motif 12 February 2012 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Waltzing in Europe Motif 4 March 2012 4
Stewart, NoahNoah Stewart Noah Decca 1 April 2012 5
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 6 May 2012 4
Watson, RussellRussell Watson Anthems Sony Classical 3 June 2012 7
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins Best of British Decca 22 July 2012 1
West-Eastern Divan/Daniel Barenboim Beethoven for All – Music of Power, Passion & Beauty Decca 29 July 2012 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 12 August 2012 2
St. Petersburg Chamber Choir Tranquillity – Voices of Deep Calm Decca 26 August 2012 1
Benedetti, NicolaNicola Benedetti Silver Violin, TheThe Silver Violin Decca 2 September 2012 6
Watson, RussellRussell Watson Anthems Sony Classical 14 October 2012 1
Friar Allesandro Voice From Assisi Decca 21 October 2012 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies dagger Decca 11 November 2012 11
2013
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 27 January 2013 2
Clayderman, RichardRichard Clayderman Romantique Decca 10 February 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 24 February 2013 1
Clayderman, RichardRichard Clayderman Romantique Decca 3 March 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 17 March 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies Decca 24 March 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 31 March 2013 1
Karadaglić, MilošMiloš Karadaglić Latino Deutsche Grammophon 7 April 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 14 April 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 28 April 2013 1
Dickson, AmyAmy Dickson Dusk & Dawn Sony Classical 5 May 2013 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 12 May 2013 3
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 2 June 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu In Love with Maastricht Decca 16 June 2013 2
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 30 June 2013 1
Martynas Martynas Decca 7 July 2013 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 21 July 2013 2
Hope, DanielDaniel Hope Spheres Deutsche Grammophon 4 August 2013 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi In a Time Lapse Decca 11 August 2013 1
BBC Concert Orchestra/Barry Wordsworth Last Night of the Proms Collection, TheThe Last Night of the Proms Collection Philips 18 August 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Rieu Royale Decca 1 September 2013 1
Pavarotti, LucianoLuciano Pavarotti 50 Greatest Tracks, TheThe 50 Greatest Tracks Decca 8 September 2013 5
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic of the Movies Decca 13 October 2013 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Rieu Royale Decca 3 November 2013 1
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins This Is Christmas Warner Bros. 10 November 2013 2
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu December Lights Decca 24 November 2013 2
Topping, JackJack Topping Wonderful World Decca 8 December 2013 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu December Lights Decca 15 December 2013 2
Kings College Choir/David Willcocks Essential Carols Decca 29 December 2013 1
2014
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 5 January 2014 4
Ji Liu Piano Reflections Classic FM 2 February 2014 1
Voces8 Eventide Decca 9 February 2014 2
Karadaglic/LPO/Nezet-Sequin Aranjuez Mercury Classics 23 February 2014 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 9 March 2014 6
Rhydian One Day Like This Futura Classics 20 April 2014 10
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 29 June 2014 1
Craig Ogden Summer Guitar Classic FM/Decca 6 July 2014 1
Nicola Benedetti Homecoming Decca 13 July 2014 5
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 17 August 2014 2
Craig Ogden Summer Guitar Classic FM/Decca 31 August 2014 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 7 September 2014 1
Balsom, AlisonAlison Balsom Paris WEA Records 14 September 2014 1
Newman, RebeccaRebecca Newman Dare to Dream Rambling Rose 21 September 2014 1
Callas, MariaMaria Callas Pure WEA Records 28 September 2014 1
Kay, LucyLucy Kay Fantasia Sony Classical 5 October 2014 2
Antoine, JonathanJonathan Antoine Tenore Sony Classical 19 October 2014 3
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Love In Venice Decca 9 November 2014 2
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins Home Sweet Home Decca 23 November 2014 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Love In Venice Decca 30 November 2014 14
2015
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 8 March 2015 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Love In Venice Decca 15 March 2015 1
Ólafur Arnalds/Alice Sara Ott The Chopin Project Mercury Classics 22 March 2015 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 29 March 2015 2
Sixteen, TheThe Sixteen/Harry Christophers Monteverdi/Vespers of 1610 CORO 12 April 2015 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 26 April 2015 1
London Philharmonic Orchestra/David Parry 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music, TheThe 50 Greatest Pieces of Classical Music X5 3 May 2015 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & Johann Strauss Orchestra Magic Of the Violin Decca 10 May 2015 7
Ogden, CraigCraig Ogden Craig Ogden and Friends Classic FM 28 June 2015 9
Joyce Didonato & Antonio Pappano Joyce & Tony Live at Wigmore Hall Erato 4 September 2015 1
Richter, MaxMax Richter Sleep Deutsche Grammophon 11 September 2015 1
Kaufmann, JonasJonas Kaufmann Nessun Dorma - The Puccini Album Sony Classical 18 September 2015 2
Richter, MaxMax Richter Sleep Deutsche Grammophon 2 October 2015 1
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia/Antonio Pappano Verdi/Aida Warner Classics 9 October 2015 1
Kennedy, NigelNigel Kennedy Vivaldi/The New Four Seasons Sony Classical 16 October 2015 1
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Elements Decca 23 October 2015 2
Bocelli, AndreaAndrea Bocelli Cinema Decca 6 November 2015 1
Armstrong, AlexanderAlexander Armstrong A Year of Songs East West 13 November 2015 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu & the Johann Strauss Orchestra Roman Holiday Decca 20 November 2015 1
Armstrong, AlexanderAlexander Armstrong A Year of Songs East West 27 November 2015 14
2016
Richard & Adam Believe - Songs of Inspiration Sony Masterworks 4 March 2016 3
Zimmer, HansHans Zimmer & Junkie XL Batman V Superman - Dawn of Justice OST Sony Classical 25 March 2016 2
Jones, AledAled Jones One Voice Decca 8 April 2016 3
Jenkins, KatherineKatherine Jenkins Celebration Decca 29 April 2016 1
Jones, AledAled Jones One Voice Decca 6 May 2016 12
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 29 July 2016 1
Wong, See SiangSee Siang Wong Cinema Classics - The Piano At The Movies Sony Classical 5 August 2016 2
Einaudi, LudovicoLudovico Einaudi Islands – Essential Decca 19 August 2016 1
Rieu, AndréAndré Rieu Viva Olympia Decca 26 August 2016 3
Morrison, TrevorTrevor Morrison/Scottish Festival Orchestra/MacMillan, JamesJames MacMillan The Lost Songs of Kilda Decca 16 September 2016 4
Jenkins, KarlKarl Jenkins Cantata Memoria - For The Children Decca 14 October 2016 3
Arnalds, OlafurOlafur Arnalds Island Songs Decca 4 November 2016 1
Armstrong, AlexanderAlexander Armstrong A Year of Songs East West 11 November 2016 1
Morricone, EnnioEnnio Morricone Morricone 60 Decca 18 November 2016 1
Armstrong, AlexanderAlexander Armstrong A Year of Songs East West 25 November 2016 1
Jones, AledAled Jones One Voice at Christmas Classic FM 2 December 2016 2
  1. ^ a b c d The artist, album, date of reaching number one and number of weeks at number one are those given by the Official Charts Company.[4][5][6][7]
  2. ^ The record labels are those given by the Official Charts Company.[8]

By artist[edit]

Ludovico Einaudi reached number one with three albums during the 2010s.
Katherine Jenkins has topped the chart for ten weeks so far this decade.
Rebecca Newman became the first independent soprano to reach the top spot, in September 2014.

As of 25 November 2016, 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
David Parry 1 7
Central Band of the RAF 1 6
The Sixteen 2 6
Harry Christophers 2 6
Morricone, EnnioEnnio Morricone 2 6

By record label[edit]

As of 13 November 2015, sixteen record labels have released chart-topping albums so far during the 2010s.

Record label Number-one albums Weeks at number one
East West 1 17
Erato 1 1
Mercury Classics 2 3
Rambling Rose 1 1
Warner Bros. 1 2
Futura Classics 1 10
Classic FM 6 19
Decca Records 43 162
Deutsche Grammophon 4 6
Motif Records 2 7
Philips Records 1 2
Sony Classical 8 21
Sugar Music 1 1
CORO 1 2
WEA Records 5 7
X5 Music Group 1 7
Sony Masterworks 1 3

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