Wham! discography

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Wham! discography
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Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael
Studio albums 3
Compilation albums 2
Video albums 4
Music videos 13
Singles 12

English musical duo Wham! released three studio albums, two compilation albums, four video albums, thirteen music videos, and twelve singles.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[3]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
JPN
[6]
NLD
[7]
NOR
[8]
NZ
[9]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[11]
US
[12]
Fantastic
  • Released: 9 July 1983
  • Label: Inner Vision (#IVL 25328)
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
1 5 7 17 8 8 1 15 25 83
Make It Big
  • Released: 23 October 1984
  • Label: Epic (#EPC 86311)
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
1 1 1 5 5 1 1 1 1 3 1 1
Music from the Edge of Heaven
  • Released: 1 July 1986
  • Label: Columbia
  • Formats: LP, CD, cassette
9 9 10
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Compilation albums[edit]

List of albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[17]
FRA
[4]
GER
[5]
JPN
[6]
NLD
[7]
NOR
[8]
NZ
[9]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[18]
The Final
  • Released: 31 May 1986
  • Label: Epic (#EPC 88681)
  • Formats: 2xLP, CD, cassette
2 5 3 13 2 11 1 7 1 16 2
12" Mixes
  • Released: 1988
  • Label: Epic
  • Formats: CD, cassette
72
The Best of Wham!: If You Were There...
  • Released: 29 November 1997
  • Label: Epic (#4890202)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, MD
4 29 23 40 30 18 29 28
"—" denotes album that did not chart or was not released

Singles[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[20]
AUS
[21][22]
AUT
[23]
BEL
[24]
FRA
[25]
GER
[26]
IRE
[27]
NLD
[28]
NZ
[29]
NOR
[30]
SWE
[31]
SWI
[32]
US
[33][34]
"Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)" [A] 1982 Fantastic
"Young Guns (Go for It!)" 3 4 8 20 3 9 4 10 1
"Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)" (reissue) 1983 8 9 12 17 13 9 18
"Bad Boys" 2 9 8 12 3 26 10 8 11 6 60
"Club Tropicana" 4 60 23 13 4 14 25 10
"Club Fantastic Megamix" 15 56 16 44 Single release only
"Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" 1984 1 1 6 1 17 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 Make It Big
"Careless Whisper" [B] 1 1 2 2 3 3 1 1 3 2 2 1 1
"Freedom" 1 3 23 2 16 14 1 3 8 1 9 5 3
"Everything She Wants" [C] 2 7 5 9 21 8 2 2 6 4 2 1
"Last Christmas" [C] 3 4 2 65 4 2 5 17 2 3 4 41
  • UK: Platinum[35]
  • AUS: 2× Platinum[43]
Music from the Edge of Heaven / The Final
"I'm Your Man" 1985 1 3 14 3 34 7 1 3 1 4 15 7 3
"The Edge of Heaven" [D] 1986 1 2 11 1 22 4 1 1 3 2 10 4 10
"Where Did Your Heart Go?" [D] 54 23 42 37 50
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

Single Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
UK
[20]
AUS
[21]
AUT
[23]
FRA
[25]
GER
[26]
IRE
[27]
NLD
[28]
NZ
[29]
NOR
[30]
SWE
[31]
SWI
[32]
US
[34]
"Last Christmas" (re-entry) 1985 6 17 2 7 6 Music from the Edge
of Heaven
/ The Final
1986 45 34
2007 14 4 4 22 6 8 14 10
2008 26 6 16 34 5 6 10 15
2009 34 9 14 36 19 10 16 12
2010 57 11 23 32 11 14
2011 26 17 25 33 51 10 4 34
2012 34 16 161 26 42 47 16 4 24
2013 36 25 175 30 35 22 10 3 31
2014 28 61 19 131 19 37 17 13 6 12
2015 18 15 65 15 18 11 14 8 19
2016 7 23 10 8
[46]
14 16 4 14 10 3 4 41
  • ARIA: 2× Platinum[43]
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.

Notes[edit]

Notes

Video albums[edit]

  • 1984: Wham The Video (US: Gold[14])
  • 1985: Wham! 85
  • 1986: Wham! The Final
  • 1986: Wham in China: Foreign Skies (US: Gold[14])

Music videos[edit]

  • 1982 – "Young Guns (Go for It!)"
  • 1982 – "Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)"
  • 1983 – "Bad Boys"
  • 1983 – "Club Tropicana"
  • 1984 – "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
  • 1984 – "Everything She Wants"
  • 1984 – "Freedom"
  • 1984 – "Careless Whisper"
  • 1984 – "Last Christmas"
  • 1985 – "I'm Your Man"
  • 1986 – "The Edge of Heaven"
  • 1986 – "A Different Corner"
  • 1986 – "Where Did Your Heart Go?"

References[edit]

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