January 02 - Charts January 2021 - Week 1

The weekly global Elvis Presley chart updates. Elvis opened the year with Top 40 hits on the two main Billboard U.S. charts, the Canadian Singles chart and the Dutch Singles and Album charts.   

U.S. Billboard charts:

  • Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart: 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #33.
  • Billboard Top 200 Album chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' climbed from #30 to #28. 
  • Billboard Top 200 Album chart: 'The Essential Elvis Presley' re-entry #187.
  • Billboard Global 200 chart: 'Blue Christmas' climbed from #78 to #36.
  • Billboard Global 200 chart: 'Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)' dropped from #138 to #159. 
  • Billboard Top Album Sales chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' dropped from #60 to #82. 
  • Billboard Catalog Album chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' dropped from #9 to #12. 
  • Billboard Holiday 100 chart: 'Blue Christmas' dropped from #23 to #24. 
  • Billboard Holiday 100 chart: 'Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)' dropped from #35 to #58.
  • Billboard Top Holiday Albums chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' dropped from #11 to #13. 
  • Billboard Holiday Streaming Songs chart: 'Blue Christmas' dropped from #25 to #26.
  • Billboard Holiday Airplay chart: 'Blue Christmas' dropped from #27 to #34.  
  • Billboard Holiday Digital Song Sales chart: 'Blue Christmas' climbed  from #37 to #32.
  • Billboard Top Christian Album chart: 'Elvis: Ultimate Gospel' climbed from #25 to #18. 
  • Billboard Top Rock Album chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' remained steady #2. 
  • Billboard Top Rock Album chart: 'The Essential Elvis Presley' dropped from #38 to #43. 
  • Billboard Rock Digital Songs chart: 'Blue Christmas' climbed from #7 to #5.
  • Billboard Rock Streaming Songs chart: 'Blue Christmas' remained steady at #3.
  • Billboard Rock Streaming Songs chart: 'Here Comes Santa Claus' remained steady at #6.
  • Billboard Top Country Album chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' dropped from #5 top #6.
  • Billboard Top Country Album chart: 'The Essential Elvis Presley' climbed from #26 to #20.
  • Billboard Country Streaming Songs chart: 'Blue Christmas' remained steady #6. 
  • Billboard Country Streaming Songs chart: 'Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)' dropped from #8 to #11.
  • Billboard Country Digital Song Sales chart: 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #22.
  • Billboard Classical Albums chart: 'Christmas with Elvis and the RPO' climbed from #19 to #16.
  • Billboard Artist chart: 'Elvis Presley' climbed from #37 to #35.
Canadian charts

  • Canadian Hot 100 chart: 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #27.
  • Canadian Digital Song Sales chart: 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #50.
  • Canadian Album chart: 'The Classic Christmas Album' re-entry #31.

Official U.K. charts:

  • Official Singles chart: 'Blue Christmas' climbed from #79 to #77.
  • Official Album chart: 'The 50 Greatest Hits' re-entry #55.
  • Official Streaming Album chart: 'The 50 Greatest Hits' climbed from #60 to #34.
  • Official Country Compilations Top 20: 'From Elvis in Nashville' remained steady #4.
  • End of Year Album Chart Top 100 - 2020: 'The 50 Greatest Hits' re-entry #71 with 77.000 estimated sales.

The B.P.I. awarded Elvis Presley a Silver Award for the single 'If I Can Dream' (released November 15, 2004) and a Gold Award for the single 'Blue Christmas' (released November 18, 2004) for selling respectively 200,000 and 400,000 copies  since the day of release (streams plus digital downloads plus physical sales). 


Dutch charts:

  • Dutch singles chart: 'Blue Christmas' climbed from #74 to #29. 
  • Dutch Album chart: 'Elvis Christmas Album' climbed from #71 to #28.

Belgian charts:

  • Belgian Back Catalogue Singles chart (Wallonia): 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #24.
  • Belgian Back Catalogue Singles chart (Flanders): 'Blue Christmas' re-entry #36.
Swedish charts:
  • Swedish Album Top 60: 'Elvis' Christmas Album' dropped from #13 to #32.
Croatian charts:
  • Croatian Album Top 40 chart: 'Elvis' Christmas Album' climbed from #26 to #25. 

(Source: U.K. Mix / Billboard / Official Chart Company / Dutch charts / UltraTop / B.P.I. / Martin).