Run–D.M.C. discography

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Run–D.M.C. discography
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Studio albums 7
Live albums 1
Compilation albums 6
Singles 30

The following is a comprehensive discography of Run–D.M.C., an American hip hop group.

Run-D.M.C. have sold over 15 million albums in the US alone and had hit singles across the globe from Australia and New Zealand to Belgium and Ireland. Their biggest hit outside of the US was the Jason Nevins remix of It's Like That.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details US charts International charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
R&B
[2]
AUS
[3][4]
CAN
[5]
GER
[6]
NED
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[10]
UK
[11]
Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: March 1984
  • Label: Profile
53 14
King of Rock
  • Released: January 1985
  • Label: Profile
52 12
Raising Hell
  • Released: May 1986
  • Label: Profile
3 1 32 49 28 8 41
Tougher Than Leather
  • Released: September 1988
  • Label: Profile
9 2 38 51 46 46 43 35 28 13
Back from Hell
  • Released: July 1990
  • Label: Profile
81 16
Down with the King
  • Released: May 1993
  • Label: Profile
7 1 29 60 44
Crown Royal
  • Released: April 2001
  • Label: Arista
37 22 48 39 40 102
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details US charts International charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Bill
[1]
R&B
[2]
FIN
[15]
GER
[6]
NED
[7]
SWE
[16]
UK
[11]
Together Forever:
Greatest Hits 1983–1991
  • Released: November 1991
  • Label: Arista
199 75 35 88 58
Together Forever:
Greatest Hits 1983–1998
  • Released: June 1998
  • Label: Arista
32 31
High Profile:
The Original Rhymes
  • Released: January 2002
  • Label: BMG
Greatest Hits
  • Released: September 2002
  • Label: Arista
117 33 15
Ultimate Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: October 2003
  • Label: Arista
62
The Essential Run–D.M.C.
  • Released: October 2012
  • Label: Sony, Legacy
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details
Live at Montreux 2001
  • Released: April 2007
  • Label: Eagle

Singles[edit]

As main artist[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications Album
US
[17]
US
R&B

[18]
US
Rap

[19]
AUS
[4][20]
AUT
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
IRE
[24]
NED
[25]
NZ
[26]
SWI
[27]
UK
[28]
1983 "It's Like That" 15 Run–D.M.C.
1984 "Hard Times" 11
"Rock Box"
"30 Days" 16
"Hollis Crew (Krush Groove 2)" 65
1985 "King of Rock" 14 King of Rock
"You Talk Too Much" 19
"Can You Rock It Like This" 19
"Jam-Master Jammin'" 53
1986 "My Adidas" 5 33 62 Raising Hell
"Walk This Way" 4 8 9 26 6 6 12 2 1 9 8
"You Be Illin'" 29 12 29 42
1987 "It's Tricky" 57 21 23 16
"Christmas in Hollis" 78 75 56 A Very Special Christmas
1988 "Run's House" 10 83 37 Tougher Than Leather
"Mary, Mary" 75 29 83 14
"I'm Not Going Out Like That" 40
"Papa Crazy"
1989 "Pause" 51 11 Back from Hell
"Ghostbusters" 78 34 65
1990 "What's It All About" 24 4 48
1991 "Faces" 57 13
1993 "Ooh, Whatcha Gonna Do" 78 21 Down with the King
"Down with the King"
(featuring Pete Rock & CL Smooth)
21 9 1 80 69
"Can I Get It, Yo" (featuring EPMD)
1998 "It's Like That" (Run-D.M.C. vs Jason Nevins) 90 1 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 Together Forever:
Greatest Hits 1983–1998
"It's Tricky" (Run-D.M.C. vs Jason Nevins) 15 11 25 28 34 5 22 74
2001 "Rock Show" (featuring Stephan Jenkins) Crown Royal
2003 "It's Tricky 2003" (featuring Jacknife Lee) 20 (Single releases only)
2014 "It's Tricky" (DJ Fresh Remix) 73
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Year Single US charts International charts Certifications UK album
Hot 100
[17]
R&B
[18]
AUS
[4][20]
AUT
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[35]
IRE
[24]
NED
[25]
NZ
[26]
SWI
[27]
UK
[28]
1984 "8 Million Stories"
(Kurtis Blow featuring Run-D.M.C)
45 Ego Trip
1985 "Sun City"
(as part of Artists United Against Apartheid)
38 21 4 30 4 10 17 8 4 4 7 21 Sun City
1986 "King Holiday"
(as part of King Dream Chorus & Holiday Crew)
30 (Single release only)
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

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  4. ^ a b c Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970–1992 (doc). Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  5. ^ "Canadian Albums". RPM Canada. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
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  7. ^ a b "Dutch Albums". GfK Dutch Charts Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
  8. ^ "New Zealand Albums". charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
  9. ^ "Swedish Albums". swedishcharts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
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  11. ^ a b "UK Albums". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2014-12-20. 
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  13. ^ a b c d "Canadian Certifications". RPM (magazine). Retrieved 2014-12-26. 
  14. ^ a b "[1]". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 26th December 2014. Note: User needs to enter "Run DMC" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history.
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  16. ^ . swedishcharts.com Hung Medien http://swedishcharts.com/search.asp?cat=a&search=run+dmc. Retrieved 2014-12-20.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  17. ^ a b "US Hot 100 Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014-12-19. 
  18. ^ a b "US R&B Singles Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014-12-19. 
  19. ^ "US Rap Songs Charts". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 2014-12-19. 
  20. ^ a b "Australian Chart". australian-charts.com Hung Medien. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  21. ^ a b "Austrian Chart". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  22. ^ a b "Belgian Chart". ultratop.be. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
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  24. ^ a b "Irish Charts". Irish Charts. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
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  28. ^ a b "UK Charts". The Official Charts Company UK. Retrieved 2014-12-21. 
  29. ^ a b "US Certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  30. ^ "Australian Certifications". ARIA Charts. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  31. ^ "Austrian Certifications". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  32. ^ "Belgian Certifications". International Belgian Entertainment Association. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  33. ^ "Swiss Certifications". Swiss Hitparade. Retrieved 2014-12-24. 
  34. ^ "[2]". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved on 9th November 2014. Note: User needs to enter "RUN DMC" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history.
  35. ^ "German Chart". officialcharts.de. Retrieved 2014-12-26.