Most weeks on album chart for a number two hit

There have been 25 albums that have spent 100 or more weeks on the UK album chart, but have ‘only’ peaked at number two. Here is the list….

Rank Artist Title Weeks Year first charted
25 David Guetta Nothing But The Beat 101 2011
24 Justin Bieber Purpose 101 2015
23 Christina Aguilera Stripped 102 2002
22 Beyoncé I Am Sasha Fierce 103 2008
21 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash At San Quentin 107 1969
20 Imagine Dragons Night Visions 108 2013
19 Duran Duran Rio 110 1982
18 The Corrs Forgiven, Not Forgotten 113 1996
17 Eagles Their Greatest Hits 1971 – 1975 118 1976
16 Whitney Houston Whitney Houston 119 1985
15 One Direction Up All Night 119 2011
14 Bon Jovi Greatest Hits 130 2010
13 Simply Red Picture Book 135 1985
12 Tina Turner Simply The Best 141 1991
11 The Beach Boys Best Of The Beach Boys 142 1966
10 The Beatles The Beatles 1967 – 1970 143 1973
9 Tina Turner Private Dancer 147 1984
8 Buddy Holly & The Crickets The Buddy Holly Story 155 1959
7 Take That Never Forget – The Ultimate Collection 161 2005
6 Phil Collins Hello, I Must Be Going! 164 1982
5 Mumford & Sons Sigh No More 192 2009
4 U2 U2 Live Under A Blood Red Sky 203 1983
3 Queen The Platinum Collection – Greatest Hits I Ii & Iii 248 2000
2 Simon And Garfunkel Simon And Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits 287 1972
1 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon 383 1973

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