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New Kids on the Block discography

New Kids on the Block performing in November 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 6
Compilation albums 4
Singles 23
Music videos 15
DVDs 4

This article contains the discography of American pop act New Kids on the Block.

Contents

Albums

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Studio albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
U.S. U.S. R&B UK CAN GER AUS
1986 New Kids on the Block
  • 1st studio album
  • April 1, 1986
25 6 17 131
1988 Hangin' Tough
  • 2nd studio album
  • September 6, 1988
1 46 1 2 4 7
  • US: 8× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 10× Platinum[2]
  • UK: 2× Platinum[3]
  • AUT: Gold
1990 Step by Step
  • 3rd studio album
  • June 5, 1990
1 62 1 1 1 4
  • US: 3× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 7× Platinum[2]
  • UK: Platinum[3]
  • GER: Platinum[4]
  • AUT: Platinum
  • NZ: Gold
1994 Face the Music
  • 4th studio album
  • January 24, 1994
37 24 36 34 44 18
2008 The Block
  • 5th studio album
  • September 2, 2008
2 16 1 21
  • WW: 500,000+[5]
  • US: 252,458+
  • CAN: Gold[2]

Notes

  • Note 1: Tour Souvenir Collection

Compilation albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
U.S. U.S. R&B UK CAN GER AUS
1989 Merry, Merry Christmas
  • 1st Christmas album
  • September 19, 1989
9 67 13 15 30 34
  • US: 2× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
  • UK: Gold[3]
1991 No More Games/The Remix Album
  • 1st Remix Album
  • February 12, 1991
19 15 44 34
  • US: Gold[1]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
  • AUT: Gold
1991 H.I.T.S.
  • 1st Hits compilation
  • December 9, 1991
50 26
1999 Greatest Hits
  • 2nd Hits compilation
  • February 16, 1999
2001 Super Hits
  • 3rd Hits compilation
  • April 17, 2001
2008 New Kids on the Block: Greatest Hits
  • 4th Hits compilation
  • August 12, 2008
22 17
  • WW: 120,000+
  • US: 110,606+

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions[6][7][8] Album
U.S. U.S. R&B UK GER AUS IRE CAN
1986 "Be My Girl" 90 New Kids on the Block
"Stop It Girl"
1988 "Please Don't Go Girl" 10 55 Hangin' Tough
"You Got It (The Right Stuff)" 3 28 1 12 1 2 16[A]
1989 "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" 1 12 5 31 4 2 21
"Hangin' Tough" 1 1 29 8 5 7
"Cover Girl" 2 4 22 6 7
"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)" 8 34 8[B] 6[B] 36 New Kids on the Block
"This One's for the Children" 7 55 9 40 7 6 Merry, Merry Christmas
"My Favorite Girl" Hangin' Tough
1990 "Step by Step" [C] 1 48 2 8 8 5 1 Step by Step
"Valentine Girl" [D]
"Tonight" 7 3 19 16 8 5
"Let's Try It Again" 53 8[B] 68 6[B] 10
1991 "Games" 14 33 9 27 No More Games: The Remix Album
"Call It What You Want" 12 8
1992 "If You Go Away" 16 9 34 26 26 6 Face the Music
1994 "Dirty Dawg" 66 73 27 20 3
"Never Let You Go" 42 18
2008 "Summertime" 35 34[9] 55 90 9 The Block
"Single" 81 42
"Dirty Dancing" 23 31
2009 "2 in the Morning" 76
Number 1 hits 3 - 2 - 1 1
Top 10 hits 9 - 10 1 4 11 9
Top 20 hits 10 1 12 3 6 11 11
Top 40 hits 11 3 14 7 10 12 15
Top 100 hits 14 8 16 9 11 12 17
Notes
  • A^ "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" re-charted in Canada at #20 in 1990.
  • B^ Charted as "Let's Try Again / Didn't I Blow Your Mind" in the UK and Ireland in October, 1990.
  • C^ Officially "Step by Step" is New Kids on the Block's biggest selling single in their discography, with over 6.5 million copies sold worldwide.
  • D^ "Valentine Girl" charted in Japan's Oricon Singles Chart at #15 in 1991[10].

References


New Kids on the Block discography
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New Kids on the Block performing in November 2008.
Releases
Studio albums 5
Compilation albums 4
Singles 23
Music videos 15
DVDs 4

This article contains the discography of American pop act New Kids on the Block.

Contents

Albums

Studio albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
U.S. U.S. R&B UK CAN GER AUS
1986 New Kids on the Block
  • 1st studio album
  • April 1, 1986
25 6 17 131
1988 Hangin' Tough
  • 2nd studio album
  • September 6, 1988
1 46 1 2 4 7
  • US: 8× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 10× Platinum[2]
  • UK: 2× Platinum[3]
  • GER: Gold[4]
  • AUT: Gold
  • FIN: Gold
1990 Step by Step
  • 3rd studio album
  • June 5, 1990
1 62 1 1 1 4
  • US: 3× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 7× Platinum[2]
  • UK: Platinum[3]
  • GER: Platinum[5]
  • AUT: Platinum
  • BRA: Gold
  • NL: Gold
  • SWI: Platinum
  • SWE: Gold
  • FIN: Platinum
1994 Face the Music
  • 4th studio album
  • January 24, 1994
37 24 36 34 44 18
  • US: 138,000+
2008 The Block
  • 5th studio album
  • September 2, 2008
2 16 1 21
  • WW: 500,000+[6]
  • US: 252,458+
  • CAN: Gold[2]

Notes

  • ^1 Tour Souvenir Collection

Compilation albums

Year Album Peak positions Certifications
U.S. U.S. R&B UK CAN GER AUS
1989 Merry, Merry Christmas
  • 1st Christmas album
  • September 19, 1989
9 67 13 15 30 34
  • US: 2× Platinum[1]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
  • UK: Gold[3]
  • FIN: Gold
1991 No More Games/The Remix Album
  • 1st Remix Album
  • February 12, 1991
19 15 44 34
  • US: Gold[1]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[2]
  • BRA: Gold
  • AUT: Gold
  • FIN: Gold
1991 H.I.T.S.
  • 1st Hits compilation
  • December 9, 1991
50 26
1999 Greatest Hits
  • 2nd Hits compilation
  • February 16, 1999
2001 Super Hits
  • 3rd Hits compilation
  • April 17, 2001
2008 New Kids on the Block: Greatest Hits
  • 4th Hits compilation
  • August 12, 2008
22 17
  • WW: 250,000+
  • US: 110,610+

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions[7][8][9] Album
U.S. U.S. R&B UK GER AUS IRE CAN
1986 "Be My Girl" 90 New Kids on the Block
"Stop It Girl"
1988 "Please Don't Go Girl" 10 55 Hangin' Tough
"You Got It (The Right Stuff)" 3 28 1 12 1 2 16[A]
1989 "I'll Be Loving You (Forever)" 1 12 5 31 4 2 21
"Hangin' Tough" 1 1 29 8 5 7
"Cover Girl" 2 4 22 6 7
"Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)" 8 34 8[B] 6[B] 36 New Kids on the Block
"This One's for the Children" 7 55 9 40 7 6 Merry, Merry Christmas
"My Favorite Girl" Hangin' Tough
1990 "Step by Step" [C] 1 48 2 8 8 5 1 Step by Step
"Valentine Girl" [D]
"Tonight" 7 3 19 16 8 5
"Let's Try It Again" 53 8[B] 68 6[B] 10
1991 "Games" 14 33 9 27 No More Games: The Remix Album
"Call It What You Want" 12 8
1992 "If You Go Away" 16 9 34 26 26 6 Face the Music
1994 "Dirty Dawg" 66 73 27 20 3
"Never Let You Go" 42 18
2008 "Summertime" 35 34[10] 55 90 9 The Block
"Single" (featuring Ne-Yo) 107 81 42
"Dirty Dancing" 23 31
2009 "2 in the Morning" 76
Number 1 hits 3 - 2 - 1 1
Top 10 hits 9 - 10 1 4 11 9
Top 20 hits 10 1 12 3 6 11 11
Top 40 hits 11 3 14 7 10 12 15
Top 100 hits 14 8 16 9 11 12 17
Notes
  • A^ "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" re-charted in Canada at #20 in 1990.
  • B^ Charted as "Let's Try Again / Didn't I Blow Your Mind" in the UK and Ireland in October, 1990.
  • C^ Officially "Step by Step" is New Kids on the Block's biggest selling single in their discography, with over 6.5 million copies sold worldwide.
  • D^ "Valentine Girl" charted in Japan's Oricon Singles Chart at #15 in 1991[11].

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "RIAA Certified Awards Search". Recording Industry Association of America. http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?table=SEARCH_RESULTS. Retrieved 04-09-2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "CRIA Certified Awards Search". Canadian Recording Industry Association. http://www.cria.ca/cert_db_search.php?page=2&wclause=WHERE+artist_name+like+%27%25NEW+KIDS+ON+THE+BLOCK%25%27+AND+%28+cert_search+%3D+1+OR+cert_search+%3D+2+OR+cert_search+%3D+5+OR+cert_search+%3D+6+OR+cert_search+%3D+7+OR+cert_search+%3D+8+%29+ORDER+BY+cert_date%2C+cert_award+&rcnt=33&csearch=0&nextprev=1. Retrieved 04-09-2009. 
  3. ^ a b c d "BPI Certified Awards Search". British Phonographic Industry. http://www.bpi.co.uk/certifiedawards/search.aspx. Retrieved 04-09-2009. 
  4. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank Suche". Bundesverband Musikindustrie. http://www.musikindustrie.de/gold_platin_datenbank/. Retrieved 03-04-2010. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank Suche". Bundesverband Musikindustrie. http://www.musikindustrie.de/gold_platin_datenbank/. Retrieved 10-10-2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ Musique Radio
  7. ^ Billboard.com - Artist Chart History - New Kids on the Block
  8. ^ australian-charts.com - Australian charts portal
  9. ^ http://www.irishcharts.ie/search/placement?page=1
  10. ^ [Expression error: Unexpected < operator "The Official Singles Chart for the week ending 13 September 2008"]. ChartsPlus (Milton Keynes: IQ Ware Ltd) (368): 1–4. 
  11. ^ http://ranking.oricon.co.jp/free_contents/search/ranking_list.asp?itemcd=89733&samecd=1&chart_kbn=111&linkcd=10015647

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