List of Billboard 200 number-one albums of 1997

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These are the Billboard magazine number-one albums of 1997, per the Billboard 200.

Chart history[edit]

Key
Best performing album of 1997 Indicates best performing album of 1997
Issue date Album Artist(s) Label Reference
January 4 Tragic Kingdom No Doubt Trauma
January 11
January 18 [1]
January 25 [2]
February 1 [3]
February 8
February 15 Gridlock'd Soundtrack Death Row [4]
February 22 Tragic Kingdom No Doubt Trauma [5]
March 1 Unchained Melody: The Early Years LeAnn Rimes Curb [6]
March 8 Secret Samadhi Live Radioactive [7]
March 15 Howard Stern Private Parts – The Album Soundtrack Warner Bros. [8]
March 22 Pop U2 Island [9]
March 29 The Untouchable Scarface Rap-A-Lot [10]
April 5 Nine Lives Aerosmith Columbia [11]
April 12 Life After Death The Notorious B.I.G. Bad Boy [12]
April 19 [13]
April 26 [14]
May 3 [15]
May 10 Share My World Mary J. Blige MCA [16]
May 17 Carrying Your Love with Me George Strait MCA [17]
May 24 Spice dagger Spice Girls Virgin [18]
May 31 [19]
June 7 [20]
June 14
June 21 Wu-Tang Forever Wu-Tang Clan Loud [21]
June 28 Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace) Bob Carlisle Jive [22]
July 5 [23]
July 12 Spice dagger Spice Girls Virgin [24]
July 19 The Fat of the Land The Prodigy Maverick [25]
July 26 Men in Black: The Album Soundtrack Columbia [26]
August 2
August 9 No Way Out Puff Daddy and the Family Bad Boy [27]
August 16 The Art of War Bone Thugs N Harmony Ruthless [28]
August 23 No Way Out Puff Daddy and the Family Bad Boy [29]
August 30 [30]
September 6 The Dance Fleetwood Mac Reprise [31]
September 13 No Way Out Puff Daddy and the Family Bad Boy
September 20 Ghetto D Master P No Limit [32]
September 27 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes Curb [33]
October 4 Butterfly Mariah Carey Columbia [34]
October 11 Evolution Boyz II Men Motown [35]
October 18 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes Curb [36]
October 25 The Velvet Rope Janet Jackson Virgin [37]
November 1 You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs LeAnn Rimes Curb [38]
November 8 The Firm – The Album The Firm Aftermath [39]
November 15 Harlem World Mase Bad Boy [40]
November 22
November 29 Higher Ground Barbra Streisand Columbia [41]
December 6 ReLoad Metallica Elektra [42]
December 13 Sevens Garth Brooks Capitol [43]
December 20 [44]
December 27 [45]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "No Doubt". MTV. 1997-01-17. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  2. ^ "It's No Doubt, Not The Gwen Stefani Experience". MTV. 1997-01-17. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  3. ^ "No Doubt To Perform At Grammy Awards". MTV. 1997-01-28. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  4. ^ "Tupac's "Gridlock'd" Tops No Doubt". MTV. 1997-02-06. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  5. ^ "Spice Girls Top Singles Charts". MTV. 1997-02-13. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  6. ^ John Farley, Christopher (1997-03-10). "Blue-Chip Kid". Time. Retrieved 2008-08-01.
  7. ^ "Live Crashes Girls' Night Out". Rolling Stone. 1997-02-26. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  8. ^ "Stern Talks About Chart-Topping Soundtrack". MTV. 1997-03-07. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  9. ^ "'Pop' Crackles". Rolling Stone. 1997-03-12. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  10. ^ "Pop goes 'Pop'". Rolling Stone. 1997-03-19. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  11. ^ "Ninth Life". Rolling Stone. 1997-03-26. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  12. ^ "B.I.G. Lives Large". Rolling Stone. 1997-04-02. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  13. ^ "Still B-I-G". Rolling Stone. 1997-04-10. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  14. ^ "Chemical Brothers Strong Debut Livens Up a Slow Sales Week". Rolling Stone. 1997-04-17. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  15. ^ "Music for the Masses". Rolling Stone. 1997-04-23. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  16. ^ "Proud Mary". Rolling Stone. 1997-04-30. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  17. ^ "Country Comfort". Rolling Stone. 1997-05-07. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  18. ^ "Pure Pop for More People". Rolling Stone. 1997-05-14. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  19. ^ "Sugar and Spice". Rolling Stone. 1997-05-21. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  20. ^ "Not-So-Super Tuesday". Rolling Stone. 1997-05-28. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  21. ^ "Wu-Tang Clan Take New Outlook To Top Of Charts". MTV. 1997-06-13. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  22. ^ "Divine Intervention". Rolling Stone. 1997-06-18. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  23. ^ "En Vogue, Lost Boyz, Megadeth Arrive On Charts". MTV. 1997-06-26. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  24. ^ "Mötley Crüe Arrives Big Time On The Charts". MTV. 1997-07-02. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  25. ^ Steve Baltin (July 15, 2011). "Public Enemy". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
  26. ^ "In The Black". Rolling Stone. 1997-07-16. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  27. ^ "Puffy's All Over The Charts". MTV. 1997-07-31. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  28. ^ "The Art of Sales". Rolling Stone. 1997-08-06. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  29. ^ Steve Baltin (July 15, 201). "311 Emerges 'Unscathed From the Craziness' for New Album". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2012-03-04. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  30. ^ "POP ALBUMS; 'No Way Out' at the Top; Sean Combs' debut album holds on to No. 1 spot while 'Men in Black' pulls up a distant second". Los Angeles Times. 1997-08-21. Retrieved 2009-01-13.
  31. ^ "Return of The Mac". Rolling Stone. 1997-08-27. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  32. ^ "Hip-Hop Hooray". Rolling Stone. 1997-09-10. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  33. ^ "She Lights Up The Charts". Rolling Stone. 1997-09-17. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  34. ^ "Legends of The Fall". Rolling Stone. 1997-09-24. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  35. ^ "Boyz II Men's "Evolution" Leads To Familiar Result". MTV. 1997-10-07. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  36. ^ "Stones, Dylan in Top Ten". Rolling Stone. 1997-10-10. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  37. ^ "Rhythm Nation 1997". Rolling Stone. 1997-10-15. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  38. ^ "She Lights Up The Chart". Rolling Stone. 1997-10-22. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  39. ^ "Firming Things Up". Rolling Stone. 1997-10-29. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  40. ^ "Mase Owning The Charts with Debut Album". Rolling Stone. 1997-11-11. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  41. ^ "The Way We Are". Rolling Stone. 1997-11-19. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  42. ^ "Seek and Destroy". Rolling Stone. 1997-11-26. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  43. ^ ""Sevens" Hits One". Rolling Stone. 1997-12-03. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  44. ^ "'N Sync Gets Early Christmas Gift On Charts". MTV. 1997-12-09. Retrieved 2009-01-12.
  45. ^ "A Very Diva Christmas". Rolling Stone. 1997-12-17. Retrieved 2009-01-12.