Thursday, 3 November 2016

Diana Ross & The Supremes Pt.2


             “Record-breaking Success in the Guinness Book of Records”

The group's final UK Pop number one album
and certified recording project.

The vocal group’s final compilation number one was the greatest hits album “Diana Ross
and the Supremes 20 Golden Greats”, at the top week-ending 17th September 1977 (7 weeks). The label received a gold disc from the BPI for over 100,000 copies sold in the UK.

They are also the recording act with the most number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in America (with 12) and on the Cash Box Pop Singles Chart (with 14)! The Supremes only managed to have 8 singles at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B and Soul Singles Chart from 1964 to 1970, with “Stoned Love” the last of these, week-ending 26th December 1970 (1 week).



Gold certified greatest hits compilation
in the UK
They are also the recording act with the most number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in America (with 12) and on the Cash Box Pop Singles Chart (with 14)! The Supremes only managed to have 8 singles at number one on the Billboard Hot R&B and Soul Singles Chart from 1964 to 1970, with “Stoned Love” the last of these, week-ending 26th December 1970 (1 week).
“Diana Ross’ Greatest Hits”, consisting of ten of Ross' greatest hits as a solo artist, became her second album in 1976 to hit the Top Five in the UK. It was certified gold in the UK for sales in excess of 100,000 copies on 1st January 1976.                  


Platinum certified album
 for over 300,000 copies in the UK
according BPI.










Miss Ross has managed to achieve the number one position on the Official UK Pop Albums and Singles Charts from the 1960s into the 1990s for a duration of 18 weeks in total!          














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