Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

5

Last week

49

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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2

SO

Peter Gabriel

8

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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3

PATSY RIGGIR COUNTRY

Patsy Riggir

4

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Patsy Riggir Country by Patsy Riggir
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Platinum record

4

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

1

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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Platinum record

5

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

6

Last week

20

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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Platinum record

6

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

3

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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7

A KIND OF MAGIC

Queen

10

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

A Kind Of Magic by Queen
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8

PEKING MAN

Peking Man

1

Weeks

CBS

Peking Man by Peking Man
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9

FALCO 3

Falco

2

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Falco 3 by Falco
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10

PRINCESS

Princess

7

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Princess by Princess
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11

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

15

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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12

WINNER IN YOU

Patti Labelle

14

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Winner In You by Patti Labelle
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13

BIG CANOE

Tim Finn

12

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Big Canoe by Tim Finn
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14

RIPTIDE

Robert Palmer

13

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Riptide by Robert Palmer
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15

PRETTY IN PINK OST

Various

11

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Pretty In Pink OST by Various
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16

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Icehouse

16

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Measure For Measure by Icehouse
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17

MATT BIANCO

Matt Bianco

9

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Matt Bianco by Matt Bianco
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Platinum record

18

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

19

Last week

59

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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19

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

17

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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20

ROCK A LITTLE

Stevie Nicks

25

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Rock A Little by Stevie Nicks
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Platinum record

21

DIRTY WORK

Rolling Stones

20

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Dirty Work by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

22

ISLAND LIFE

Grace Jones

26

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Island Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

23

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

24

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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24

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS

Fine Young Cannibals

18

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Fine Young Cannibals by Fine Young Cannibals
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Platinum record

25

GENESIS

Genesis

45

Last week

72

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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Platinum record

26

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

23

Last week

146

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

27

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

22

Last week

74

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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28

THIS IS THE SEA

The Waterboys

36

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
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29

HUMAN FRAILTY

Hunters & Collectors

21

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Human Frailty by Hunters & Collectors
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30

JIMI PLAYS MONTEREY

Jimi Hendrix

30

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jimi Plays Monterey by Jimi Hendrix
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31

EASY PIECES

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

31

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Easy Pieces by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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32

WORLD MACHINE

Level 42

41

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

World Machine by Level 42
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33

PARADE

Prince

28

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Parade by Prince
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34

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

45

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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Platinum record

35

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

27

Last week

81

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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36

GREATEST HITS

Mental As Anything

1

Weeks

CBS

Greatest Hits by Mental As Anything
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37

ALL FOOLS DAY

The Saints

37

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All Fools Day by The Saints
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38

AS THE BAND TURNS

Atlantic Starr

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

As The Band Turns by Atlantic Starr
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39

THE COLOUR OF SPRING

Talk Talk

33

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

40

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

35

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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Platinum record

41

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

34

Last week

49

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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42

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

32

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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43

COMMUNIQUE

Dire Straits

29

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communique by Dire Straits
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44

HIGH PRIORITY

Cherrelle

42

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

High Priority by Cherrelle
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45

5150

Van Halen

47

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

5150 by Van Halen
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Platinum record

46

DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES

Sting

40

Last week

41

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting
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Platinum record

47

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

49

Last week

18

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

48

CARS GREATEST HITS

The Cars

40

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Cars Greatest Hits by The Cars
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49

LUXURY OF LIFE

Five Star

38

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

Luxury Of Life by Five Star
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50

THIS IS BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite

40

Last week

17

Weeks

CBS

This Is Big Audio Dynamite by Big Audio Dynamite
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums