List of Billboard 200 number-one albums of 1961

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These are the number-one albums in the United States per Billboard magazine during the year 1961. 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 1961 Indicates best performing album of 1961
Issue Date Album (mono) Artist(s) Album (stereo) Artist(s)
January 2 G.I. Blues Elvis Presley / Soundtrack Nice 'N' Easy Frank Sinatra
January 9 The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! Bob Newhart G.I. Blues Elvis Presley / Soundtrack
January 16 Wonderland by Night Bert Kaempfert
January 23 Exodus Ernest Gold / Soundtrack
January 30
February 6 Exodus Ernest Gold / Soundtrack
February 13 Wonderland by Night Bert Kaempfert
February 20
February 27 Exodus Ernest Gold / Soundtrack
March 6
March 13 Calcutta! Lawrence Welk Calcutta! Lawrence Welk
March 20
March 27
April 3 G.I. Blues Elvis Presley / Soundtrack
April 10 Calcutta! Lawrence Welk
April 17
April 24
May 1
May 8
May 15 G.I. Blues Elvis Presley / Soundtrack
May 22 Exodus Ernest Gold / Soundtrack
May 29 Calcutta! Lawrence Welk
June 5 Camelot dagger Original Broadway Cast Exodus Ernest Gold / Soundtrack
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 3
July 10
July 17 Carnival! Stars for a Summer Night Various Artists
July 24 Stars for a Summer Night Various Artists
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21 Something for Everybody Elvis Presley
August 28
September 4
September 11 Judy at Carnegie Hall Judy Garland
September 18 Judy at Carnegie Hall Judy Garland
September 25
October 2
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30
November 6
November 13
November 20 Stereo 35/MM Enoch Light & the Light Brigade
November 27
December 4
December 11 Blue Hawaii Elvis Presley / Soundtrack
December 18
December 25

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