Stevie Wonder discography

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Stevie Wonder discography
Stevie Wonder.jpg
Stevie Wonder, pictured in 2007
Studio albums 23
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 11
Music videos 20
Singles 98
Soundtrack albums 3
Other albums 1

American R&B/soul musician Stevie Wonder has released 23 studio albums, three soundtrack albums, four live albums, 11 compilations, one box set, and 98 singles. His first album, The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie, was released in 1962, and his most recent, A Time to Love, was released in 2005.

He has had ten US number-one hits on the pop charts as well as 20 R&B number one hits, and has sold over 100 million records, 19.5 million of which are albums;[1] he is one of the top 60 best-selling music artists with combined sales of singles and albums.[2]

He has 30 main album releases, all of which are single albums, apart from Songs in the Key of Life which was released as a double album with a bonus four track EP.

There are 11 official compilation albums; in addition, a box set, The Complete Stevie Wonder, was released in 2005.

Albums[edit]

Studio, live and soundtrack albums[edit]

Title Album details US charts International charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[3]
R&B
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[6]
GER
[7]
NED
[8]
NZ
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie
  • Released: September 1962
  • Label: Tamla
Tribute to Uncle Ray
  • Released: October 1962
  • Label: Tamla
Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius
  • Released: May 1963
  • Label: Tamla
1
With a Song in My Heart
  • Released: December 1963
  • Label: Tamla
Stevie at the Beach
  • Released: July 1964
  • Label: Tamla
Up-Tight
  • Released: May 1966
  • Label: Tamla
33 2 14
Down to Earth
  • Released: November 1966
  • Label: Tamla
92 8
I Was Made to Love Her
  • Released: August 1967
  • Label: Tamla
45 7
Someday at Christmas
  • Released: November 1967
  • Label: Tamla
81
Eivets Rednow
  • Released: November 1968
  • Label: Gordy
37
For Once in My Life
  • Released: December 1968
  • Label: Tamla
50 4
My Cherie Amour
  • Released: August 1969
  • Label: Tamla
34 3 37 17
Stevie Wonder Live
  • Released: January 1970
  • Label: Tamla
81 16 83
Live at the Talk of the Town
  • Released: March 1970
  • Label: Tamla
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
  • Released: August 1970
  • Label: Tamla
25 7
Where I'm Coming From
  • Released: April 1971
  • Label: Tamla
62 7
Music of My Mind
  • Released: March 1972
  • Label: Tamla
21 6
Talking Book
  • Released: October 1972
  • Label: Tamla
3 1 12 24 16
Innervisions
  • Released: August 1973
  • Label: Tamla
4 1 11 8
Fulfillingness' First Finale
  • Released: July 1974
  • Label: Tamla
1 1 1 32 5
Songs in the Key of Life
  • Released: September 1976
  • Label: Tamla
1 1 15 1 23 1 5 6 9 2
Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants" (soundtrack)
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: Tamla
4 4 25 33 12 16 8 13 8
Hotter than July
  • Released: September 1980
  • Label: Tamla
3 1 2 18 12 4 2 5 3 2
The Woman in Red (soundtrack)
  • Released: August 1984
  • Label: Motown
4 1 2 4 3 2 4 1 1 2 2
In Square Circle
  • Released: September 1985
  • Label: Tamla
5 1 12 7 8 16 7 3 2 4 5
Characters
  • Released: November 1987
  • Label: Motown
17 1 21 31 55 53 16 23 33
Jungle Fever (soundtrack)
  • Released: May 1991
  • Label: Motown
24 1 58 52 33 56
Conversation Peace
  • Released: March 1995
  • Label: Motown
16 2 17 48 34 19 15 23 28 8
Natural Wonder (live)
  • Released: November 1995
  • Label: Motown
88 32
A Time to Love
  • Released: October 2005
  • Label: Motown
5 2 43 51 9 9 24 24
Fantastic Music for Christmas (All the Greatest Tracks)
  • Released: November 2016
  • Label: Classic Mood Experience
--- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
The Best of Christmas (Fantastic Relaxing Songs)
  • Released: December 2016
  • Label: Classic Mood Experience
--- --- ---- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- ---

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details US charts International charts Certifications
(sales thresholds)
200
[3]
R&B
[4]
AUT
[5]
CAN
[6]
GER
[7]
NED
[8]
NZ
[9]
NOR
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
Greatest Hits
  • Released: March 25, 1968
  • Label: Tamla
37 6 25
Greatest Hits Volume 2
  • Released: October 21, 1971
  • Label: Tamla
69 10 30
Looking Back
  • Released: November 30, 1977
  • Label: Tamla
34 15 31
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I
  • Released: May 4, 1982
  • Label: Tamla
4 1 15 18 33 15 5 19 8
Love Songs: 16 Classic Hits
  • Released: November 1984
  • Label: Telstar
20
Love Songs: 20 Classic Hits
  • Released: February 1985
  • Label: Tamla
32
Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
  • Released: November 1996
  • Label: Motown
100 32 53 25 12 19 6 15 19
The Ballad Collection
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Motown
At the Close of a Century
  • Released: November 1999
  • Label: Motown
100
The Definitive Collection
  • Released: October 2002
  • Label: Motown
35 28 71 3 2 11
Conception
  • Released: March 18. 2003
  • Label: Motown
The Best of Stevie Wonder:
20th Century Masters The Christmas Collection
  • Released: December 2004
  • Label: Motown
90
20th Century Masters –
The Millennium Collection:
The Best of Stevie Wonder
  • Released: March 2005
  • Label: Motown
The Complete Stevie Wonder
  • Released: October 2005
  • Label: Motown
Number Ones
  • Released: October 2007
  • Label: Motown
171 40 63 18 33 23

Singles[edit]

1962–1969[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both tracks from same album except where indicated
US charts International charts Album
Hot 100[19] R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1962 "I Call It Pretty Music but the Old People Call It the Blues" (Part 1)
b/w Part 2
Non-album tracks
"Little Water Boy"
b/w "La La La La La" (from The 12 Year Old Genius)
"Contract on Love"
b/w "Sunset" (from Tribute to Uncle Ray)
Up-Tight
1963 "Fingertips – Part 1 & 2" 1 1 The 12 Year Old Genius - Recorded Live
"Workout Stevie, Workout"
b/w "Monkey Talk" (Workout Stevie Workout(shelved))
33 Greatest Hits
1964 "Pretty Little Angel"
b/w "Tears in Vain" (Non-album track)
Unreleased
Up-Tight
"Castles in the Sand"
b/w "Thank You (For Loving Me All the Way)" (from Looking Back)
52 Stevie at the Beach
"Hey Harmonica Man"
b/w "This Little Girl" (Non-album track)
29
"Happy Street"
b/w "Sad Boy"
1965 "Kiss Me Baby"
b/w "Tears in Vain"
Non-album tracks
"Hi-Heel Sneakers"
b/w "Funny How Time Slips Away"(non album-collaboration) (first pressings)
"Music Talk" (later pressings, from Up-Tight)
59 30
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)"
b/w "Purple Rain Drops" (Non-album track)
3 1 14 Up-Tight
1966 "Nothing's Too Good for My Baby" /"With a Child's Heart" 20 4
"With a Child's Heart" 8
"Blowin' in the Wind"
b/w "Ain't That Asking for Trouble"
9 1 12 8 36
"A Place in the Sun"
b/w "Sylvia"
9 3 29 6 20 Down to Earth
"Someday at Christmas"
b/w "The Miracle of Christmas" (expanded edition)
24 Someday At Christmas
1967 "Travelin' Man" (alternate B-side of I Was Made to Love Her) 32 31 Stevie Wonder's Greatest Hits Vol. 2
"Hey Love"(B-side only) 90 9 Down to Earth
"I Was Made to Love Her"
b/w "Hold Me" (from Up-Tight)
2 1 5 16 5 I Was Made to Love Her
"I'm Wondering"
b/w "Every Time I See You I Go Wild" (from I Was Made to Love Her)
12 4 22 Greatest Hits
1968 "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day"
b/w "Why Don't You Lead Me to Love" (Non-album track; Ray Stevens cover)
9 1 46 For Once in My Life
"You Met Your Match"
b/w "My Girl" (from I Was Made to Love Her)
35 2 28
"Alfie"
b/w "More Than a Dream"
66 11 86 Eivets Rednow
"For Once in My Life"
b/w "Angie Girl" (from My Cherie Amour)
2 2 5 11 3 For Once in My Life
1969 "I Don't Know Why" / 39 16 41 20 14
"My Cherie Amour"/"I Don't Know Why" 4 4 3 14 9 4 My Cherie Amour
"Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday"
b/w "I'd Be a Fool Right Now" (from For Once in My Life)
7 5 10 7 10 15 3 2 10 10 2

1970–1979[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
US charts International charts Certifications Album
Hot 100[19] R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1970 "Never Had a Dream Come True"
b/w "Somebody Knows, Somebody Cares" (from
My Cherie Amour)
26 11 31 22 14 15 6 Signed, Sealed & Delivered
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"
b/w "I'm More Than Happy (I'm Satisfied)" (from
For Once in My Life)
3 1 19 15
"Heaven Help Us All"
b/w "I Gotta Have a Song"
9 2 14 29
1971 "We Can Work It Out" / 13 3 49 27
"Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer" 78 Where I'm Coming From
"If You Really Love Me"
b/w "Think of Me as Your Soldier"
8 4 10 60 20
"What Christmas Means to Me"
b/w "Bedtime for Toys"
Someday At Christmas
1972 "Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)"
b/w "I Love Every Little Thing About You"
33 13 53 Music of My Mind
"Keep On Running"
b/w "Evil"
90 36
"Superstition"
b/w "You Got It Bad Girl"
1 1 38 16 6 21 10 11 Talking Book
1973 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life"
b/w "Tuesday Heartbreak"
1 3 1 5 42 23 8 7
"Higher Ground"
b/w "Too High"
4 1 9 28 29 Innervisions
"Living for the City"
b/w "Visions"
8 1 17 20 18 15
1974 "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing"
b/w "All in Love Is Fair" or "Blame It on the Sun" (from Talking Book)
16 2 13 19
"He's Misstra Know It All"
b/w "You Can't Judge a Book By Its Cover" (from
Signed Sealed & Delivered)
18 10
"You Haven't Done Nothin'"
b/w "Big Brother" (from Talking Book)
1 1 1 49 28 30 Fulfillingness' First Finale
"Boogie On Reggae Woman"
b/w "Seems So Long" (from Music of My Mind)
3 1 8 12
1976 "I Wish"
b/w "You and I" (from Talking Book)
1 1 10 1 30 5 4 19 5 Songs in the Key of Life
"Isn't She Lovely?" 23 94
  • Mistakenly reported as US: Gold[30]
1977 "Sir Duke"
b/w "He's Misstra Know-It-All" (from Innervisions)
1 1 3 22 2 10 19 24 4 2
"Another Star"
b/w "Creepin'" (from Fulfillingness' First Finale)
32 18 29 34 13 29
"As"
b/w "Contusion"
36 36 24
1978 "Pops, We Love You (A Tribute to Father)"
(with Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson & Marvin Gaye)
b/w Instrumental version of A-side
59 26 60 66 Pops We Love You
(Various Motown artists)
1979 "Send One Your Love"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side
4 5 1 7 45 29 52 Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants"

1980–1989[edit]

Year Single (A-side, B-side)
Both sides from same album except where indicated
US charts International charts Certifications Album
Hot 100
[19]
R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1980 "Black Orchid"
b/w "Blame It on the Sun" (from Talking Book)
63 Stevie Wonder's Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants
"Outside My Window"
b/w "Same Old Story"
52 56 43 77 52
"Master Blaster (Jammin')"
b/w "Master Blaster" (Dub) (Non-album track)
5 1 3 22 9 3 2 1 1 2 Hotter than July
"I Ain't Gonna Stand for It"
b/w "Knocks Me Off My Feet" (from Songs in the
Key of Life
)
11 4 20 9 50 6 29 2 10
1981 "Lately"
b/w "If It's Magic" (from Songs in the Key of Life)
64 29 33 64 6 36 15 3
"Happy Birthday"
b/w Sing-along version of A-side (Non-album track)
70 13 18 5 12 23 8 2
"Did I Hear You Say You Love Me"
b/w "As If You Read My Mind"
74
1982 "That Girl"
b/w "All I Do" (from Hotter Than July)
4 1 10 20 42 20 39 The Original Musiquarium I
"Ebony and Ivory"
(Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder)
B-side "Rainclouds" by Paul McCartney
1 8 1 2 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 Tug of War
(Paul McCartney) album
"Do I Do"
b/w "Rocket Love" (from Hotter Than July)
13 2 25 32 8 25 9 10 The Original Musiquarium I
"Ribbon in the Sky"
b/w The Secret Life of Plants, "Black Orchid" (from Journey Through the
Secret Life of Plants
)
54 10 21 45
"Used to Be"
(with Charlene)
b/w I Want To Come Back As A Song*
46 35 31 13 Used to Be
(Charlene) album
1983 "Front Line"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
94 The Original Musiquarium I
1984 "I Just Called to Say I Love You"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 The Woman in Red soundtrack
"Love Light in Flight"
b/w "It's More Than You" (Instrumental)
17 4 10 27 39 54 43 44
"Don't Drive Drunk"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
20 62
1985 "Part-Time Lover"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
1 1 1 1 1 12 1 17 1 5 3 In Square Circle
"That's What Friends Are For"
(Dionne Warwick and Friends)
B-side by Dionne Warwick
1 1 10 1 36 7 13 3 11 16 Friends
"Go Home"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
10 2 1 25 31 67 In Square Circle
1986 "Overjoyed"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
24 8 1 33 55 10 17
"Land of La La"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
86 19
"Stranger on the Shore of Love"
b/w "Did I Hear You Say You Love Me" (from
Hotter Than July)
55
1987 "Skeletons"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
19 1 36 43 72 39 59 Characters
"You Will Know"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
77 1 16 77
1988 "Get It"
(with Michael Jackson)
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
80 4 15 16 24 37
"My Love"
(with Julio Iglesias)
B-side by Julio Iglesias
80 14 8 2 16 5 Non Stop
(Julio Iglesias) album
"My Eyes Don't Cry"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
6 Characters
1989 "With Each Beat of My Heart"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
28
"Free"
b/w "Happy Birthday" (from Hotter Than July)
26 20 49

Source: Google Images

1990–present[edit]

Year Single US charts International charts Album
Hot 100
[19]
R&B
[20]
Adult
[21]
BEL
[22]
CAN
[23]
GER
[24]
IRE
[25]
NED
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
1990 "Keep Our Love Alive"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side
24 31 77 Non-album tracks
1991 "Gotta Have You"
b/w "Feeding Off the Love of the Land" (Nobody's Child)
92 3 Jungle Fever soundtrack
"Fun Day"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
6 63
"These Three Words"
b/w instrumental
7
"We Didn't Know"
(with Whitney Houston)
CD single with three versions
20 I'm Your Baby Tonight
(Whitney Houston)
1995 "For Your Love"
b/w Instrumental version of A-side (Non-album track)
53 11 30 12 63 43 10 23 Conversation Peace
"Tomorrow Robins Will Sing"
b/w "For Your Love"
60 71
"Treat Myself"
CD single with three versions
92
1996 "Kiss Lonely Goodbye"
CD single with five versions
The Adventures of Pinocchio soundtrack
1997 "How Come, How Long"
(with Babyface)
CD single with three versions
15 17 28 2 9 10 10 The Day
(Babyface album)
1998 "Gone Too Soon"
(with Babyface)
CD single, also includes two tracks by Babyface
98
"True to Your Heart"
(with 98 Degrees)
CD single, also includes two tracks by 98 Degrees
31 52 16 25 51 Mulan soundtrack
2003 "Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)"
(with Blue & Angie Stone)
CD single, also includes two tracks by Blue
38 29 17 16 22 53 11 Guilty
(Blue) album
2004 "What a Wonderful World"
(with Rod Stewart)
B-side by Rod Stewart
85 Stardust
(Rod Stewart) album
2005 "So What the Fuss"
(with Prince and En Vogue)
CD single with four versions
96 34 40 37 82 46 19 A Time to Love
"Positivity" (with Aisha Morris)
CD single, also includes 12" versions of
"Master Blaster (Jammin')" and "Happy Birthday"
97 54
2006 "From the Bottom of My Heart"
CD single with two versions
52 25
"Shelter in the Rain"
CD single
93
2009 "All About the Love Again"
CD single
Change Is Now: Renewing America's Promise
2016 "Faith"
with Ariana Grande[34]
89 Sing: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Note: Faith topped the Israel chart.

Collaborations and guest appearances[edit]

References[edit]

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