A&M RECORDS MUSIC AWARDS

THE FIRST 50 R.I.A.A. GOLD SINGLES

NO.TITLEARTIST
  1 This Guy's In Love With You Herb Alpert
  2 Close to You (They Long to Be) Carpenters
  3 We've Only Just Begun Carpenters
  4 For All We Know Carpenters
  5 Rainy Days and Mondays Carpenters
  6 Superstar Carpenters
  7 Hurting Each Other Carpenters
  8 Outa-Space Billy Preston
  9 Sing Carpenters
10 Will It Go Round In Circles Billy Preston
11 Yesterday Once More Carpenters
12 Top of the World Carpenters
13 Space Race Billy Preston
14 Lord's Prayer (the) Sister Janet Mead
15 Nothing from Nothing Billy Preston
16 Please Mr. Postman Carpenters
17 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
18 Way I Want to Touch You (the) Captain & Tennille
19 Lonely Night Captain & Tennille
20 Love Hurts Nazareth
21 Shop Around Captain & Tennille
22 Muscrat Love Captain & Tennille
23 I'll Be Good to You Brothers Johnson
24 Nadia's Theme Barry DeVorzon & Perry Botkin, Jr.
25 Higher and Higher (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Rita Coolidge
26 Strawberry Letter 23 Brothers Johnson
27 Back In Love Again L.T.D.
28 We're All Alone Rita Coolidge
29 Love Me Again Rita Coolidge
30 Livin' It Up (Friday Night) Bell & James
31 Rise Herb Alpert
32 Babe Styx
33 Don't You Want Me Human League
34 Mr. Roboto Styx
35 Every Breath You Take Police
36 Red Red Wine UB40
37 Rock On Michael Damian
38 Miss You Much Janet Jackson
39 Rhythm Nation Janet Jackson
40 Escapade Janet Jackson
41 Alright Janet Jackson
42 Control Janet Jackson
43 What Have You Done For Me Lately Janet Jackson
44 When I Think Of You Janet Jackson
45 Black Cat Janet Jackson
46 Nasty Janet Jackson
47 Tom's Diner Suzanne Vega/D.N.A.
48 Love Will Never Do (Without You) Janet Jackson
49 More Than Words Extreme
50 I Do It For You (Everything I Do) Bryan Adams

SOURCE: Recording Industry Association of America.

THE FIRST 50 R.I.A.A. GOLD ALBUMS

NO.TITLEARTIST
  1 Whipped Cream and Other Delights Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  2 Going Places Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  3 Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass Volume 2 Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  4 Lonely Bull (the) Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  5 South of the Border Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  6 What Now My Love Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  7 S.R.O. Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  8 Sounds Like... Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
  9 Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
10 Herb Alpert's Ninth Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
11 Guantanamera Sandpipers
12 Beat of the Brass (the) Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
13 Look Around Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
14 Christmas Album Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
15 Equinox Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
16 Fool On the Hill (the) Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
17 Day in the Life (a) Wes Montgomery
18 Warm Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
19 Claudine Claudine Longet
20 Joe Cocker Joe Cocker
21 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Burt Bacharach
22 Mad Dogs and Englishmen Joe Cocker
23 Make It Easy On Yourself Burt Bacharach
24 Reach Out for Me Burt Bacharach
25 Close to You Carpenters
26 With a Little Help From My Friends Joe Cocker
27 Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass Greatest Hits Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
28 Tea For the Tillerman Cat Stevens
29 Carpenters Carpenters
30 Burt Bacharach Burt Bacharach
31 Teaser and the Firecat Cat Stevens
32 Rockin' the Fillmore Humble Pie
33 Song for You (a) Carpenters
34 Procol Harum Live with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra Procol Harum
35 Smokin' Humble Pie
36 Catch Bull At Four Cat Stevens
37 Now and Then Carpenters
38 Foreigner Cat Stevens
39 Singles 1969-1973 (the) Carpenters
40 Buddha and the Chocolate Box Cat Stevens
41 Journey to the Centre of the Earth Rick Wakeman
42 Body Heat Quincy Jones
43 Horizon Carpenters
44 Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tennille
45 Cat Stevens Greatest Hits Cat Stevens
46 Full Moon Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge
47 Six Wives of Henry VIII (the) Rick Wakeman
48 Diamonds and Rust Joan Baez
49 Mona Bone Jakon Cat Stevens
50 Numbers Cat Stevens

SOURCE: Recording Industry Association of America.

THE FIRST 50 R.I.A.A. PLATINUM ALBUMS

NO.TITLEARTIST
  1 Frampton Comes Alive Peter Frampton
  2 Look Out For #1 Brothers Johnson
  3 Song of Joy Captain & Tennille
  4 I'm In You Peter Frampton
  5 Right on Time Brothers Johnson
  6 Anytime...Anywhere Rita Coolidge
  7 Grand Illusion (the) Styx
  8 Feels So Good Chuck Mangione
  9 Blam Brothers Johnson
10 Togetherness L.T.D.
11 Worlds Away Pablo Cruise
12 Pieces of Eight Styx
13 Sounds...and Stuff Like That Quincy Jones
14 Brother to Brother Gino Vannelli
15 Breakfast in America Supertramp
16 Rise Herb Alpert
17 Cornerstone Styx
18 Place In the Sun (a) Pablo Cruise
19 Light Up the Night Brothers Johnson
20 Zenyatta Mondatta Police
21 Paradise Theatre Styx
22 Ghost In the Machine Police
23 Wild-Eyed Southern Boys 38 Special
24 Dude (the) Quincy Jones
25 Special Forces 38 Special
26 Kilroy Was Here Styx
27 Cuts Like a Knife Bryan Adams
28 Synchronicity Police
29 Tour De Force 38 Special
30 Outlandos d'Amour Police
31 Dream of the Blue Turtles (the) Sting
32 Age to Age Amy Grant
33 Control Janet Jackson
34 Unguarded Amy Grant
35 Every Breath You Take: the Singles Police
36 Into the Fire Bryan Adams
37 ...Nothing Like the Sun Sting
38 Very Special Christmas (a) Various Artists
39 Good Morning Vietnam Soundtrack
40 Labour of Love UB40
41 Rhythm Nation 1814 Janet Jackson
42 Soul Cages (the) Sting
43 Heart in Motion Amy Grant
44 Pornograffitti Extreme
45 Singles 1969-1973 (the) Carpenters
46 Waking Up the Neighbours Bryan Adams
47 Singles 45's and Under Squeeze
48 Cat Stevens Greatest Hits Cat Stevens
49 Hair Of the Dog Nazareth
50 Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog

SOURCE: Recording Industry Association of America.