Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

ALF

Alison Moyet

5

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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Platinum record

2

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

1

Last week

32

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

3

MAKE IT BIG

Wham

2

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Make It Big by Wham
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Platinum record

4

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

3

Last week

39

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

5

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

4

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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Platinum record

6

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

7

Last week

42

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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7

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

8

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

8

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

9

Last week

74

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

9

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

10

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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Platinum record

10

AGE OF CONSENT

Bronski Beat

11

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Age Of Consent by Bronski Beat
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11

AGENT PROVOCATEUR

Foreigner

18

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Agent Provocateur by Foreigner
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Platinum record

12

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

13

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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13

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

17

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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14

GUARDIAN ANGEL

The Shadows

6

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Guardian Angel by The Shadows
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15

RATTLESNAKE

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

32

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Rattlesnake by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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Platinum record

16

STAY HUNGRY

Twisted Sister

15

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Stay Hungry by Twisted Sister
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Platinum record

17

1100 BEL AIR PLACE

Julio Iglesias

14

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

1100 Bel Air Place by Julio Iglesias
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Platinum record

18

THE OPTIMIST

D.D. Smash

23

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Optimist by D.D. Smash
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Platinum record

19

TROPICO

Pat Benatar

12

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropico by Pat Benatar
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20

THE RIDDLE

Nik Kershaw

30

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
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21

AURAL SCULPTURE

The Stranglers

25

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Aural Sculpture by The Stranglers
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Platinum record

22

ARENA

Duran Duran

16

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

23

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

35

Last week

67

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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24

VALOTTE

Julian Lennon

24

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Valotte by Julian Lennon
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25

BIG BAM BOOM

Daryl Hall & John Oates

19

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Big Bam Boom by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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Platinum record

26

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

20

Last week

13

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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Platinum record

27

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

22

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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28

I FEEL FOR YOU

Chaka Khan

33

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

I Feel For You by Chaka Khan
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29

20 GOLDEN GREATS VOLUME 2

The Shadows

21

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

20 Golden Greats Volume 2 by The Shadows
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30

20 GOLDEN GREATS

The Shadows

26

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

20 Golden Greats by The Shadows
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Platinum record

31

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

27

Last week

48

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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32

CAFE BLEU

Style Council

38

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cafe Bleu by Style Council
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33

WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON

Matt Bianco

47

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Whose Side Are You On by Matt Bianco
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Platinum record

34

BREAKING HEARTS

Elton John

34

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Breaking Hearts by Elton John
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35

ZOOLOOK

Jean-Michel Jarre

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zoolook by Jean-Michel Jarre
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Platinum record

36

PURPLE RAIN OST

Prince And The Revolution

31

Last week

26

Weeks

Get

WEA

Purple Rain OST by Prince And The Revolution
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37

REAL LIVE

Bob Dylan

1

Weeks

CBS

Real Live by Bob Dylan
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38

A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS

The Blue Nile

39

Last week

14

Weeks

VIRGIN

A Walk Across The Rooftops by The Blue Nile
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Platinum record

39

REBEL YELL

Billy Idol

40

Last week

41

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Yell by Billy Idol
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40

CHICAGO 17

Chicago

47

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Chicago 17 by Chicago
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41

PLAYING TO WIN

Little River Band

1

Weeks

EMI

Playing To Win by Little River Band
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Platinum record

42

COULDN'T STAND THE WEATHER

Stevie Ray Vaughan

37

Last week

26

Weeks

CBS

Couldn't Stand The Weather by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Platinum record

43

LEGEND

Bob Marley

49

Last week

23

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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44

SPORTS

Huey Lewis & The News

45

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sports by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

45

LOVE LIFE

Berlin

29

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Life by Berlin
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46

INTO THE HOT

Floy Joy

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Into The Hot by Floy Joy
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47

THE HONEYDRIPPERS VOLUME ONE

The Honeydrippers

44

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

The Honeydrippers Volume One by The Honeydrippers
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Platinum record

48

1984

Van Halen

44

Last week

44

Weeks

WEA

1984 by Van Halen
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49

GENESIS

Genesis

49

Last week

51

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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50

A PRIVATE HEAVEN

Sheena Easton

1

Weeks

EMI

A Private Heaven by Sheena Easton
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums