Special Report

Most Popular Beyoncé Albums

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5. B’Day
> Release year: 2006
> Billboard 200 peak position: 1
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 74

The singer’s second studio album as a solo artist hit No. 1 in September 2006 — three months before the release of the film “Dreamgirls,” in which she starred.

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4. 4
> Release year: 2011
> Billboard 200 peak position: 1
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 78

“I really focused on songs being classics, songs that would last, songs that I could sing when I’m 40 and when I’m 60,” Beyoncé said during the roll out of her album “4.” The album includes the hit “Run the World (Girls).”

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3. Dangerously In Love
> Release year: 2003
> Billboard 200 peak position: 1
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 102

Beyoncé’s debut solo album marked a successful transition from Destiny’s Child to solo artist. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and included the No. 1 single “Crazy in Love.”

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2. Beyoncé
> Release year: 2013
> Billboard 200 peak position: 1
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 183

Like “Homecoming,” Beyoncé’s self-titled 2013 album was released without prior promotion. Every song on the album had an accompanying music video, making it a visual album.

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1. I Am…Sasha Fierce
> Release year: 2008
> Billboard 200 peak position: 1
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 188

Beyoncé’s most popular album, “I Am…Sasha Fierce,” spent a total of 188 weeks on the Billboard 200. It won best contemporary R&B album at the Grammy Awards and included numerous hit singles, including “Halo” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It).”

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