Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

UPRISING

Bob Marley and the Wailers

5

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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Platinum record

2

STARDUST

Willie Nelson

7

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Stardust by Willie Nelson
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3

WILD PLANET

The B-52's

23

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Wild Planet by The B-52's
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4

CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC

Village People

4

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Can't Stop The Music by Village People
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5

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

2

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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6

BLACK SEA

XTC

1

Weeks

RTC

Black Sea by XTC
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Platinum record

7

TRUE COLOURS

Split Enz

6

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Split Enz
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Platinum record

8

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

12

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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Platinum record

9

UNMASKED

Kiss

1

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Unmasked by Kiss
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10

GIVE ME THE NIGHT

George Benson

9

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Give Me The Night by George Benson
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11

ME MYSELF I

Joan Armatrading

8

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Me Myself I by Joan Armatrading
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Platinum record

12

LIVE RUST

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

3

Last week

37

Weeks

WEA

Live Rust by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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13

XANADU OST

Various

11

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Xanadu OST by Various
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14

ONE FOR THE ROAD

Willie Nelson and Leon Russell

17

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

One For The Road by Willie Nelson and Leon Russell
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15

21 AT 33

Elton John

22

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

21 At 33 by Elton John
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16

EMOTIONAL RESCUE

Rolling Stones

10

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Emotional Rescue by Rolling Stones
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17

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Pat Benatar

13

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

In The Heat Of The Night by Pat Benatar
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18

BROKEN ENGLISH

Marianne Faithful

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Broken English by Marianne Faithful
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19

ONE TRICK PONY

Paul Simon

21

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

One Trick Pony by Paul Simon
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20

THE B-52'S

The B-52's

16

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

The B-52's by The B-52's
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21

PANORAMA

The Cars

14

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Panorama by The Cars
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22

RUST NEVER SLEEPS

Neil Young And Crazy Horse

18

Last week

55

Weeks

WEA

Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
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23

SKY II

Sky

28

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Sky Ii by Sky
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Platinum record

24

THE MAGIC OF BONEY M

Boney M

29

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

The Magic Of Boney M by Boney M
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25

SEVENTEEN SECONDS

The Cure

24

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Seventeen Seconds by The Cure
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26

NEW CLEAR DAYS

The Vapors

25

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

New Clear Days by The Vapors
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27

THE MOTELS

The Motels

20

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

The Motels by The Motels
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28

TOY LOVE

Toy Love

19

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Toy Love by Toy Love
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29

HOLD OUT

Jackson Browne

15

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Hold Out by Jackson Browne
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Platinum record

30

OFF THE WALL

Michael Jackson

34

Last week

43

Weeks

CBS

Off The Wall by Michael Jackson
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31

TRUE COUNTRY MUSIC

Patsy Riggir

1

Weeks

EMI

True Country Music by Patsy Riggir
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32

THE ROSE SOUNDTRACK

Bette Midler

36

Last week

26

Weeks

WEA

The Rose Soundtrack by Bette Midler
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33

20 GOLDEN GREATS

Roy Orbison

26

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

20 Golden Greats by Roy Orbison
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34

JUST ONE NIGHT

Eric Clapton

30

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Just One Night by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

35

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

27

Last week

35

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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36

HEARD THE NEWZ

The Newz

45

Last week

10

Weeks

M.W.

Heard The Newz by The Newz
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37

NIGHT RAINS

Janis Ian

41

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Night Rains by Janis Ian
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Platinum record

38

THE LONG RUN

The Eagles

35

Last week

45

Weeks

WEA

The Long Run by The Eagles
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Platinum record

39

DAMN THE TORPEDOS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

39

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Damn The Torpedos by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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40

CALM BEFORE THE STORM

Jon English

32

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Calm Before The Storm by Jon English
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41

MAJOR MATCHBOX (ROCKABILLY REBEL)

Major Matchbox

37

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Major Matchbox (Rockabilly Rebel) by Major Matchbox
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42

EMPTY GLASS

Pete Townshend

40

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Empty Glass by Pete Townshend
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43

SAVED

Bob Dylan

38

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Saved by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

44

SPACE RACE

Mi Sex

31

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Space Race by Mi Sex
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45

DRUMS AND WIRES

XTC

42

Last week

34

Weeks

RTC

Drums And Wires by XTC
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46

A LIFETIME OF MUSIC 1905 - 1980

Mantovani

45

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

A Lifetime Of Music 1905 - 1980 by Mantovani
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47

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Devo

49

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Freedom Of Choice by Devo
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48

BACK IN BLACK

AC/DC

48

Last week

3

Weeks

FMR

Back In Black by AC/DC
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49

CHRISTOPHER CROSS

Christopher Cross

1

Weeks

WEA

Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
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50

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT

Brothers Johnson

44

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Light Up The Night by Brothers Johnson
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

PLATINUM PLUS VOL II

Various

2

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Platinum Plus Vol II by Various
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2

SOLID GOLD VOL 27

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 27 by Various
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3

COUNTRY MEMORIES

Various

3

Last week

3

Weeks

M.W.

Country Memories by Various
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4

AK-79

Various

1

Weeks

CBS

Ak-79 by Various
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5

EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL

Various

1

Weeks

RCA

Everything Is Beautiful by Various
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