Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

1

Last week

36

Weeks

CBS

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

2

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

4

Last week

46

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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Platinum record

3

ALF

Alison Moyet

2

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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4

AGENT PROVOCATEUR

Foreigner

5

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Agent Provocateur by Foreigner
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Platinum record

5

NEIL YOUNG - GREATEST HITS

Neil Young

3

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Neil Young - Greatest Hits by Neil Young
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Platinum record

6

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

7

Last week

43

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

7

MAKE IT BIG

Wham

6

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Make It Big by Wham
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Platinum record

8

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

8

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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9

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

9

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

10

THE OPTIMIST

D.D. Smash

11

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Optimist by D.D. Smash
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11

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

10

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

12

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

12

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

13

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

15

Last week

58

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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14

CENTREFIELD

John Fogerty

13

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Centrefield by John Fogerty
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15

NEW EDITION

New Edition

1

Weeks

WEA

New Edition by New Edition
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Platinum record

16

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

14

Last week

78

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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17

THE RIDDLE

Nik Kershaw

19

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
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18

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

24

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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19

A SENSE OF WONDER

Van Morrison

22

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

A Sense Of Wonder by Van Morrison
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Platinum record

20

AGE OF CONSENT

Bronski Beat

20

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Age Of Consent by Bronski Beat
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21

THE WAY TO GO OUT

Hunters & Collectors

21

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Way To Go Out by Hunters & Collectors
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22

AURAL SCULPTURE

The Stranglers

27

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Aural Sculpture by The Stranglers
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Platinum record

23

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

16

Last week

26

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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24

1984 (FOR THE LOVE OF BIG BROTHER)

Eurythmics

28

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

1984 (For The Love Of Big Brother) by Eurythmics
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25

BUILDING THE PERFECT BEAST

Don Henley

36

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Building The Perfect Beast by Don Henley
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Platinum record

26

1100 BEL AIR PLACE

Julio Iglesias

23

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

1100 Bel Air Place by Julio Iglesias
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27

RATTLESNAKE

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

25

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Rattlesnake by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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Platinum record

28

STAY HUNGRY

Twisted Sister

18

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Stay Hungry by Twisted Sister
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29

AMADEUS SOUNDTRACK OST

Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amadeus Soundtrack OST by Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch
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Platinum record

30

TROPICO

Pat Benatar

30

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tropico by Pat Benatar
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31

TWO MINUTE WARNING

The Angels

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Two Minute Warning by The Angels
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Platinum record

32

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

35

Last week

17

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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33

MAVERICK

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

45

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Maverick by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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34

TRANQUILITY

Phil Coulter

46

Last week

2

Weeks

K-TEL

Tranquility by Phil Coulter
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35

SUDDENLY

Billy Ocean

40

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suddenly by Billy Ocean
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36

TOM JONES SINGS THE FAVOURITES

Tom Jones

17

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Tom Jones Sings The Favourites by Tom Jones
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37

VALOTTE

Julian Lennon

29

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Valotte by Julian Lennon
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38

HATFUL OF HOLLOW

The Smiths

1

Weeks

CBS

Hatful Of Hollow by The Smiths
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39

CHINESE WALL

Philip Bailey

1

Weeks

CBS

Chinese Wall by Philip Bailey
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40

TRUE COLOURS

Level 42

33

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

True Colours by Level 42
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41

TREASURE

Cocteau Twins

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Treasure by Cocteau Twins
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Platinum record

42

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

37

Last week

52

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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43

THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

Sheila E

43

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

The Glamorous Life by Sheila E
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Platinum record

44

PURPLE RAIN OST

Prince And The Revolution

42

Last week

30

Weeks

Get

WEA

Purple Rain OST by Prince And The Revolution
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Platinum record

45

BREAKING HEARTS

Elton John

44

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Breaking Hearts by Elton John
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Platinum record

46

ARENA

Duran Duran

50

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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48

STEELTOWN

Big Country

34

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Steeltown by Big Country
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Platinum record

49

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

49

Last week

71

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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50

A PRIVATE HEAVEN

Sheena Easton

32

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

A Private Heaven by Sheena Easton
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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