Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

1

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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Platinum record

2

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

2

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

3

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

4

Last week

35

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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4

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

8

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

5

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

Paul Young

3

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

The Secret Of Association by Paul Young
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Platinum record

6

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

7

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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7

OUR FAVOURITE SHOP

Style Council

16

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Our Favourite Shop by Style Council
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8

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

5

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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9

MADONNA

Madonna

6

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Madonna by Madonna
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Platinum record

10

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

11

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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11

LEGEND (ROBIN OF SHERWOOD)

Clannad

9

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

Legend (Robin Of Sherwood) by Clannad
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12

GO WEST

Go West

14

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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13

BOYS AND GIRLS

Bryan Ferry

10

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Boys And Girls by Bryan Ferry
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Platinum record

14

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

13

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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15

CUPID & PSYCHE 85

Scritti Politti

12

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Cupid & Psyche 85 by Scritti Politti
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Platinum record

16

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

15

Last week

53

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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17

BROTHER WHERE YOU BOUND

Supertramp

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Brother Where You Bound by Supertramp
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18

FLAUNT THE IMPERFECTION

China Crisis

18

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Flaunt The Imperfection by China Crisis
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19

PAINTED YEARS

Netherworld Dancing Toys

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Painted Years by Netherworld Dancing Toys
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20

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

21

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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21

LOW LIFE

New Order

17

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Low Life by New Order
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Platinum record

22

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

19

Last week

28

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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Platinum record

23

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

23

Last week

30

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

24

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

31

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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25

REQUIEM

Domingo/Brightman/Maazel

20

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Requiem by Domingo/Brightman/Maazel
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Platinum record

26

ALF

Alison Moyet

22

Last week

28

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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27

AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY

Prince

24

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Around The World In A Day by Prince
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Platinum record

28

THE RIDDLE

Nik Kershaw

28

Last week

26

Weeks

WEA

The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
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Platinum record

29

ARENA

Duran Duran

27

Last week

21

Weeks

EMI

Arena by Duran Duran
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30

CHINESE WALL

Philip Bailey

39

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Chinese Wall by Philip Bailey
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31

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

1

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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32

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

33

Last week

16

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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33

LIVE 1

Dragon

36

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live 1 by Dragon
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34

BEHIND THE SUN

Eric Clapton

40

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Behind The Sun by Eric Clapton
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35

THE NIGHT I FELL IN LOVE

Luther Vandross

25

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

The Night I Fell In Love by Luther Vandross
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36

CHICAGO 17

Chicago

39

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Chicago 17 by Chicago
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Platinum record

37

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

35

Last week

91

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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38

LOVE NOT MONEY

Everything But The Girl

1

Weeks

WEA

Love Not Money by Everything But The Girl
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39

THE POWER STATION

The Power Station

37

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

The Power Station by The Power Station
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40

AMADEUS SOUNDTRACK OST

Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch

26

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amadeus Soundtrack OST by Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch
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41

NIGHT TIME

Killing Joke

32

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Night Time by Killing Joke
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Platinum record

42

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

43

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

43

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

42

Last week

62

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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Platinum record

44

WE ARE THE WORLD

USA for Africa

42

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

We Are The World by USA for Africa
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45

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

34

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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46

BEVERLY HILLS COP OST

Various

29

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Beverly Hills Cop OST by Various
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47

TAKE YOU HIGHER

Dynamic Hepnotics

30

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Take You Higher by Dynamic Hepnotics
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48

THE BAD AND LOWDOWN WORLD OF THE KANE GANG

The Kane Gang

38

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Bad And Lowdown World Of The Kane Gang by The Kane Gang
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49

CRAZY FROM THE HEAT

David Lee Roth

45

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Crazy From The Heat by David Lee Roth
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50

ANTHOLOGY

Deep Purple

1

Weeks

EMI

Anthology by Deep Purple
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