Enya discography

The discography of Enya, an Irish singer-songwriter, consists of eight studio albums, three compilation albums, twenty-one singles and a number of other appearances. Enya achieved a breakthrough in her career in 1988 with the album Watermark, containing the hit song "Orinoco Flow" which topped the charts in the United Kingdom and reached number 2 in Germany. Three years later, the similarly successful Shepherd Moons followed, which featured singles "Caribbean Blue" and "Book of Days". In 1992, a re-mastered version of the 1987 Enya album was released as The Celts. Four years after Shepherd Moons, she released The Memory of Trees (1995), another top five success in both the UK and Germany, as well as her first top 10 album in the United States. Singles released from the album were "Anywhere Is" and "On My Way Home". In 1997, Enya released her greatest hits collection, Paint the Sky with Stars: The Best of Enya, again a top five album in the UK and Germany, which featured two new songs: "Paint the Sky with Stars" and "Only If...". Following a five-year break, Enya released the album A Day Without Rain in 2000. The album is Enya's most successful to date, peaking at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 albums chart. The first single, "Only Time", was used in the film Sweet November and peaked at No. 10 on the US Hot 100 and number 1 in Germany.

Enya discography
Studio albums8
Compilation albums3
Singles21

In 2001, Enya recorded "May It Be", which featured in the first installment of The Lord of the Rings film series, The Fellowship of the Ring, and was her second consecutive single to enter the German charts at number 1. In November 2005, a new album, entitled Amarantine, was released. It reached the Top 10 in both the UK and the US, and peaked at number 3 in Germany. In 2006, Enya released several Christmas-themed CDs with newly recorded material. On 10 October 2006, Sounds of the Season with Enya, containing six songs, was released only in the United States. In November 2008, And Winter Came... was released - the Christmas- and Winter-themed album was another sizable hit, reaching the top 10 in many countries, an unusual accomplishment for a seasonal album. The following year, Enya released her second compilation, The Very Best of Enya in November 2009 and took an extended break from writing and recording. In 2012, she returned to the studio to record Dark Sky Island, and it was released in November 2015. The album received a mostly positive reception from critics and was a commercial success upon release, within the top ten in sixteen countries worldwide. She has sold over 26.5 million albums in the United States alone according to Nielsen Soundscan, making her one of the best-selling artists in the country.[1] She has won four Grammy Awards and placed five consecutive albums at top ten on the US Billboard 200.

Ever since 1994 according to Official Charts Company Enya has sold 3 million units in UK, and according to Nielsen Enya has 25,2 million US sales since 1991.[2]

Enya has achieved worldwide record sales of more than 80 million, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time.[3]

AlbumsEdit

Studio albumsEdit

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
IRE
[4]
AUS
[5]
AUT
[6]
CAN
[7]
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
US
[14]
Enya 8 26 10 15 69
  • World: 6,000,000[15]
  • US: 1,110,641[2]
1 7 10 70 28 7 39 10
  • US: 1,070,973[2]
Watermark
  • Released: 19 September 1988
  • Label: WEA (1988, Europe)
    Geffen (1989, US)
    Reprise (1991, US)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, LP, DCC, MD, digital download, streaming
1 8 15 8 6 13 1 5 1 5 25
  • US: 3,877,571[2]
  • WW: 11,000,000[21]
Shepherd Moons
  • Released: 4 November 1991
  • Label: WEA (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, LP, DCC, digital download, streaming
1 8 31 7 21 7 3 5 13 1 17
  • World: 13,000,000[26]
  • US: 4,674,997[2]
The Memory of Trees
  • Released: 5 December 1995
  • Label: WEA (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, digital download, streaming, LP
1 1 3 4 4 1 3 1 3 5 9
  • US: 2,397,724[2]
A Day Without Rain
  • Released: 21 November 2000
  • Label: WEA (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, MD, digital download, streaming, LP
7 4 1 4 1 2 5 4 2 6 2
  • World: 15,000,000 [32]
  • UK: 566,844[33]
  • US: 6,904,028[2]
  • ARIA: 3× Platinum[34]
  • BPI: 2× Platinum[35]
  • BVMI: 3× Platinum[19]
  • GLF: Platinum[36]
  • IFPI AUT: Platinum[30]
  • IFPI SWI: 2× Platinum[22]
  • MC: 8× Platinum[23]
  • NVPI: 3× Platinum[24]
  • RIAA: 7× Platinum[17]
  • RMNZ: Platinum[37]
Amarantine
  • Released: 22 November 2005
  • Label: Warner Bros. (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, LP
15 13 4 4 3 5 10 4 3 8 6
  • US: 1,344,593[2]
And Winter Came...
  • Released: 10 November 2008
  • Label: Warner Bros. (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, LP
13 7 6 4 3 2 9 4 3 6 8
Dark Sky Island
  • Released: 20 November 2015
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, LP
7 8 6 6 3 5 8 22 2 4 8
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albumsEdit

List of compilation albums, with selected chart positions, sales figures and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
IRE
[4]
AUS
[5]
AUT
[6]
CAN
[7]
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
NZ
[10]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
US
[14]
Paint the Sky with Stars
  • Released: 11 November 1997
  • Label: WEA (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, cassette, digital download, streaming
48 10 3 33 5 10 6 1 7 4 30
  • US: 3,456,664[2]
  • ARIA: 3× Platinum[52]
  • BPI: 2× Platinum[18]
  • BVMI: Platinum[19]
  • GLF: 2× Platinum[53]
  • IFPI AUT: Platinum[54]
  • IFPI SWI: Platinum[55]
  • NVPI: Gold[24]
  • RIAA: 4× Platinum[17]
  • RMNZ: Platinum[56]
The Very Best of Enya
  • Release: 23 November 2009
  • Label: Warner Bros. (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming, LP
22 19 18 23 19 11 6 20 8 32 55

Soundtrack albumsEdit

List of soundtrack albums, with selected chart positions and certifications
Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
JPN
The Frog Prince[60]
Themes from Calmi Cuori Appassionati[61]
  • Released: 30 October 2001 (JPN)
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming
2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Box setsEdit

List of box sets with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
GER
[8]
NLD
[9]
The Enya Collection
  • Released: 30 November 1996 (JPN)
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD
A Box of Dreams
  • Released: 1 December 1997
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming
Only Time: The Collection
  • Released: 11 November 2002
  • Label: WEA (Europe)
    Reprise (US)
  • Formats: CD
93 37
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Video albumsEdit

List of video albums
Title Album details
Moonshadows
  • Released: 1991
  • Label: Warner Music Vision (Europe)
    Warner Reprise Video (US)
  • Formats: VHS, VCD, Laserdisc
The Video Collection
  • Released: 2001
  • Label: Warner Music Vision, WEA
  • Formats: DVD, VHS
The Very Best of Enya
  • Released: 23 November 2009
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD + DVD

Extended playsEdit

StudioEdit

List of studio extended plays with sales figures
Title EP details Sales
Sounds of the Season: The Enya Collection
  • Released: 10 October 2006 (US)
  • Label: NBCUniversal
  • Formats: CD, digital download
  • Re-released in Canada as Christmas Secrets: 28 November 2006
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Formats: CD, digital download

CompilationEdit

List of compilation extended plays
Title EP details
6 Tracks
  • Released: 25 May 1989 (JPN)
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD
The Christmas EP
  • Released: 4 November 1994 (CAN)
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD, cassette
Book of Days
  • Released: 30 May 1997 (JPN)
  • Label: WEA
  • Formats: CD

SinglesEdit

As lead artistEdit

List of singles as lead artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
IRE
[63]
AUS
[5]
AUT
[6]
FRA
[64]
GER
[8]
ITA
[65]
NLD
[9]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13][66]
US
[67]
"I Want Tomorrow" 1987 1 100 Enya
"Orinoco Flow" 1988 1 6 8 16 2 20 1 2 1 1 24 Watermark
"Evening Falls..." 3 104 32 20
"Storms in Africa" 1989 12 41
"Oíche Chiúin (Silent Night)" 12 48 117 6 Tracks / The Christmas EP
"Exile" 1991 Watermark
"Caribbean Blue" 8 74 50 37 28 32 13 79 Shepherd Moons
"How Can I Keep from Singing?" 19 47 29 32
"Book of Days" 1992 12 111 34 10
"The Celts" 97 29 The Celts
"Marble Halls" 1994 Shepherd Moons
"Anywhere Is" 1995 8 34 8 44 19 33 7 The Memory of Trees
"On My Way Home" 1996 151 26
"Only If..." 1997 94 68 78 43 88 Paint the Sky with Stars
"Only Time" 2000 58 69 2 51 1 17 44 30 1 32 10 A Day Without Rain
"Wild Child" 2001 72
"May It Be" 2002 30 12 43 1 12 60 16 24 50 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
"Amarantine" 2005 50 31 15 47 39 53 Amarantine
"It's in the Rain" 2006 7 195
"Trains and Winter Rains" 2008 15 And Winter Came...
"Echoes in Rain" 2015 189 Dark Sky Island
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artistEdit

List of singles as featured artist, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
IRE
[63]
AUS
[5]
AUT
[6]
FRA
[64]
GER
[8]
ITA
[65]
NLD
[9]
SWE
[11]
SWI
[12]
UK
[13]
US
[67]
"I Don't Wanna Know"
(Mario Winans featuring Enya and P. Diddy)
2004 2 2 6 3 1 5 2 11 2 1 2 Hurt No More
"You Should Really Know"
(The Pirates featuring Shola Ama, Naila Boss, Ishani and Enya)
25 41 45 8 Non-album singles
"Dive"
(Salvatore featuring Enya and Alex Aris)
2016
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singlesEdit

List of promotional singles showing year released and album name
Title Year Album
"China Roses" 1995 The Memory of Trees
"If I Could Be Where You Are" 2005 Amarantine
"Someone Said Goodbye" 2006
"The Magic of the Night" Amarantine: Special Christmas Edition
"White Is in the Winter Night" 2008 And Winter Came...
"My! My! Time Flies!" 2009
"Dreams Are More Precious"
"So I Could Find My Way" 2015 Dark Sky Island
"The Humming"
"Even in the Shadows" 2016

Other charted songsEdit

List of songs, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SWI
[12]
US
[67]
"O Come, O Come, Emmanuel" 2008 109 And Winter Came...
"And Winter Came..." 51
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Music videosEdit

Official videosEdit

List of videos, showing year released and director
Title Year Director
"I Want Tomorrow" 1987 David Richardson
"Aldebaran"
"Orinoco Flow" 1988 Michael Geoghegan
"Evening Falls..."
"Storms in Africa" 1989
"Exile" 1991
"Caribbean Blue"
"How Can I Keep From Singing?" Entertainment Production
"Book of Days" 1992 Michael Geoghegan
"The Celts"
"Anywhere Is" 1995 David Scheinmann
"On My Way Home" 1996 Rob Dickins
"Only If..." 1997 Dan Nathan
"Only Time" 2000 Graham Fink
"Wild Child" 2001
"May It Be" 2002 Peter Nydrle
"Amarantine" 2005 Tim Royes
"It's In The Rain" 2006
"Trains and Winter Rains" 2008 Rob O'Connor
"So I Could Find My Way" 2015 K. Nakagawa
"Echoes in Rain"
"Watermark" 2021 none

Lyric videosEdit

List of lyric videos showing year released
Title Year
"Echoes in Rain" 2015
"So I Could Find My Way"
"The Humming"
"Even in the Shadows" 2016
"May It Be" 2020
"O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"
"Oíche Chiúin (Chorale)"
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
"Journey of the Angels"
"White Is In The Winter Night"
"Dreams Are More Precious"

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