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Finnish Singles Chart

The Official Finnish Charts (Finnish: Suomen virallinen lista, Swedish: Finlands officiella lista) are national record charts in Finland composed by Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland.[1] The name Suomen virallinen lista (lit. "the Official Finnish Chart"), which is singular in both Finnish and Swedish, is used generically to refer to both the albums and the singles chart, and the context (albums or songs) reveals which chart is meant.

History

The first charts were published in 1951. In January 1991, the radio station Radiomafia (now YleX) of the Finnish Broadcasting Company, started to compile the first weekly chart in Finland called Radiomafian lista, which was broadcast on the radio every Sunday. Prior to that, all singles and album charts in Finland had been either monthly or biweekly published sales charts.[2] Radiomafian lista became the official Finnish charts in January 1994 when they began a partnership with Suomen Ääni- ja kuvatallennetuottajat (ÄKT) (now-known as Musiikkituottajat), the umbrella organization of recording producers active in Finland. Simultaneously, they began to publish the first weekly published singles chart based on sales in Finland, as well as a chart for studio and compilation albums.[3] This move effectively killed the competition from the other chart compilers and by 1995 the Official Finnish Charts were the only sales charts published in Finland.

Presently the following weekly charts are composed and published by Musiikkituottajat, according to sales and streaming:[4][5]

  • Albums (Top 50) (Suomen virallinen albumilista, the Official Finnish Albums Chart)[5]
  • Singles (Top 20) (Suomen virallinen singlelista, the Official Finnish Singles Chart)[5]
  • Mid-priced albums (Top 10)[5]
  • Music DVDs (Top 10)[5]

In addition, Musiikkituottajat owns and publishes a digital chart which tracks digital sales of songs and is compiled by the The Official UK Chart Company.[6]

Milestones

Albums Chart

Most weeks at number one

Number
 of weeks
Album Artist(s)
16 Nummela Anssi Kela[7]
15 Seili Jenni Vartiainen[8]
13 Strike! The Baseballs[9]
12 (tie) Fuel for the Fire Ari Koivunen[10]
Anna Puu Anna Puu[11]
11 (tie) 21 Adele[12]
Repullinen hittejä Eppu Normaali[13]
The Arockalypse Lordi[14]
10 (tie) Back for Good Modern Talking[15]
Once Nightwish[16]

Most total weeks on the chart

Number
 of weeks
Album Artist(s)
134 Keskiviikko... 40 ensimmäistä hittiä Leevi and the Leavings (1997–2010)[17][18]
123 21 Adele (2011–2013)[12][18]
110 Repullinen hittejä Eppu Normaali (1996–2007)[13][18]
90 Kroketti Ultra Bra (1997–1999)[19][18]
72 Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette (1995–1997)[20][18]
70 The Fame Monster Lady Gaga (2009–2011)[21][18]
69 (tie) In Stereo Bomfunk MC's (1999–2000)[22]
Vapaa ja yksin Chisu (2009–2011)[23][18]
63 Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA (1997–2010)[24][18]
62 (tie) Seili Jenni Vartiainen (2010–2011)[8]
Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers (1999–2011)[25][18]

Singles Chart

Most weeks at number one

Number
 of weeks
Single Artist(s)
19 "Teit meistä kauniin" Apulanta[26]
13 "Join Me in Death" HIM[27]
12 "Kran Turismo" JVG featuring Raappana[28]
11 (tie) "Missä muruseni on" Jenni Vartiainen[29]
"Poker Face" Lady Gaga[30]
"Rusketusraidat" PMMP[31]
10 "Vitun suomirokki" Petri Nygård[32]
9 (tie) "Amaranth" Nightwish[33]
"Gangsta's Paradise" Coolio[34]
"Insomnia" Faithless[35]
"On the Floor" Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull[36]
"Pudota" Apulanta[37]
"Timantit on ikuisia" Cheek[38]

Most total weeks on the chart

Number
 of weeks
Single Artist(s)
50 "Rolling in the Deep" Adele[39][40]
49 "Over the Hills and Far Away" Nightwish[41][40]
42 "Sandstorm" Darude[42][40]
40 "Lasten liikennelaulu" various artists[43][40]
38 "Ei hassumpaa" Risto Räppääjä[44][40]
37 (tie) "Firestarter" The Prodigy[45][40]
"Join Me in Death" HIM[27][40]
35 (tie) "Teit meistä kauniin" Apulanta[26][40]
"Poker Face" Lady Gaga[30][40]
34 (tie) "Pauhaava sydän" Lauri Tähkä & Elonkerjuu[46][40]
"Pop-musiikkia" Neljä baritonia[47][40]
"Silkkii" Jukka Poika[48][40]

Lists of number-one albums

  • List of number-one albums (Finland)

Lists of number-one singles

See also

  • List of best-selling albums in Finland
  • List of best-selling singles in Finland
  • List of best-selling music artists in Finland

References

External links

  • Official charts on IFPI.fi website
  • Archives of Finnish Charts including singles and albums mid-1995 to present
  • Finnish Charts on FinnishCharts.com
    • Archives of Finnish Singles Chart
    • Archives of Finnish Albums Chart

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