Saturday, February 6, 2016

Charting the Charts: Duran Duran's Rio


After release, Rio spent 127 consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200, 68 weeks in the Cash Box album charts, and a few months on the Rolling Stone album chart.  Here's the week-by-week comparison:

1982


DateBillboard 200Cash Box 200Rolling Stone
June 5164169
June 12154157
June 19149156
June 26142139
July 3 132 126
July 10 122 123
July 17 122 120
July 24 122131
July 31 130153
Aug 7 165179
Aug 14 162189
Aug 21 160

Aug 28160

Sept 4155

Sept 11150

Sept 18 150

Sept 25151

Oct 2151

Oct 9148

Oct 16144

Oct 23144

Oct 30140

Nov 6137

Nov 13137

Nov 20137

Nov 27137

Dec 4136

Dec 11136

Dec 18127171
Dec 25*95156

* Dec 25: "Hungry Like the Wolf" debuts on Billboard Hot 100 at #77

1983


DateBillboard 200Cash Box 200Rolling Stone
Jan 1 95156
Jan 8 80156
Jan 15 66134
Jan 22 4385
Jan 29 28 58
Feb 5 22 26
Feb 12 15 20
Feb 19*1213
Feb 26710
Mar 57724
Mar 1267
Mar 19668
Mar 2666
Apr 2**678
Apr 967
Apr 16685
Apr 23610
Apr 30994
May 7911
May 1411173
May 211221
May 2816234
June 41822
June 1123236
June 182725
June 25412811
July 25938
July 9664317
July 167462
July 238264
July 308870
Aug 6 9670
Aug 13 10168
Aug 209967
Aug 27 10371
Sept 310173
Sept 1010776
Sept 1711082
Sept 2411286
Oct 111689
Oct 8111111
Oct 15113121
Oct 22125133
Oct 29129132
Nov 5137146
Nov 12135168
Nov 19130184
Nov 26124199
Dec 3136

Dec 10***132

Dec 17135

Dec 24131

Dec 31131


* Feb 9: Re-release of Duran Duran debuts on Billboard 200 at #179
** Apr 2: "Rio" debuts on Billboard Hot 100 at #58
***Dec 10:  Seven and the Ragged Tiger debuts on Billboard 200 at #30


1984


DateBillboard 200Cash Box 200Rolling Stone
Jan 7127

Jan 14 123181
Jan 21 121177
Jan 28 118173
Feb 4 122 191
Feb 11 122 198
Feb 18 119 196
Feb 25121195
Mar 3118

Mar 10114

Mar 17108

Mar 24104

Mar 31101

Apr 7103

Apr 14104

Apr 21109

Apr 28110

May 5124

May 12122

May 19118

May 26118

June 2114

June 9126

June 16128

June 23124

June 30116

July 7115

July 14112

July 21127

July 28127

Aug 4124

Aug 11121

Aug 18116

Aug 25 114

Sept 1115

Sept 8155

Sept 15145

Sept 22147

Sept 29161

Oct 6195

Oct 13189

Oct 20191

Oct 27200

Nov 3194





1 comment :

  1. Stupid Rolling Stone! Geting in and out of the chart game like they did with their star-rated album reviews.

    Love all the data and the pretty chart. Have some similar singles chart journies on the drawing board but now I'm gonna have to step my game up.

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