Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

6

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

2

AFTERBURNER

ZZ Top

1

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Afterburner by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

3

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

8

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

4

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

4

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

5

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

2

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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Platinum record

6

PROMISE

Sade

3

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Promise by Sade
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Platinum record

7

ALF

Alison Moyet

10

Last week

37

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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Platinum record

8

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

7

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

9

MIAMI VICE OST

Various

5

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Miami Vice OST by Various
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Platinum record

10

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

11

Last week

35

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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11

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

9

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

12

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

18

Last week

72

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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13

OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT

Models

14

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Out Of Mind Out Of Sight by Models
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14

JENNIFER RUSH

Jennifer Rush

20

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Jennifer Rush by Jennifer Rush
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15

SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM

Grace Jones

12

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Slave To The Rhythm by Grace Jones
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16

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

13

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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Platinum record

17

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

17

Last week

54

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

18

GREATEST HITS VOLS 1 & 2

Billy Joel

23

Last week

20

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

19

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

24

Last week

59

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

20

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

22

Last week

47

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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21

IN SQUARE CIRCLE

Stevie Wonder

15

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

In Square Circle by Stevie Wonder
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Platinum record

22

EMPIRE BURLESQUE

Bob Dylan

26

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Empire Burlesque by Bob Dylan
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23

SOUL TO SOUL

Stevie Ray Vaughan

19

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Soul To Soul by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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24

WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO?

Aretha Franklin

21

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Who's Zoomin' Who? by Aretha Franklin
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25

LIVE AFTER DEATH

Iron Maiden

16

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Live After Death by Iron Maiden
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Platinum record

26

BE YOURSELF TONIGHT

Eurythmics

28

Last week

23

Weeks

RCA

Be Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics
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27

THE GIFT

Midge Ure

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Gift by Midge Ure
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28

HERE'S TO FUTURE DAYS

Thompson Twins

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Here's To Future Days by Thompson Twins
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Platinum record

29

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

29

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

30

GO WEST

Go West

25

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Go West by Go West
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Platinum record

31

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

45

Last week

37

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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32

SONGS TO LEARN & SING

Echo & The Bunnymen

1

Weeks

WEA

Songs To Learn & Sing by Echo & The Bunnymen
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33

THE SINGLES 81 - 85

Depeche Mode

1

Weeks

WEA

The Singles 81 - 85 by Depeche Mode
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Platinum record

34

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

35

Last week

96

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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35

SCARECROW

John Mellancamp

27

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Scarecrow by John Mellancamp
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36

GEORGE THOROGOOD AND THE DESTROYERS

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

39

Last week

15

Weeks

RCA

George Thorogood And The Destroyers by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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37

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

33

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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38

BAGGARIDDEM

UB40

40

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Baggariddem by UB40
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39

SUN CITY

Artists United Against Apartheid

1

Weeks

EMI

Sun City by Artists United Against Apartheid
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40

MAVERICK

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

36

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Maverick by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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Platinum record

41

GENESIS

Genesis

46

Last week

70

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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42

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

38

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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43

BEST OF THE EAGLES

The Eagles

34

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Best Of The Eagles by The Eagles
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Platinum record

44

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

37

Last week

49

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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45

HEAD ON THE DOOR

The Cure

32

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Head On The Door by The Cure
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46

HOUNDS OF LOVE

Kate Bush

30

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

47

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

47

Last week

32

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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48

NEIL'S HEAVY CONCEPT ALBUM

Neil

1

Weeks

WEA

Neil's Heavy Concept Album by Neil
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Platinum record

49

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

47

Last week

34

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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50

AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Foster & Allen

1

Weeks

RCA

After All These Years by Foster & Allen
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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