Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

1

Last week

11

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

2

EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE - SINGLES

The Police

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Every Breath You Take - Singles by The Police
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Platinum record

3

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

3

Last week

23

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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Platinum record

4

FORE

Huey Lewis & The News

2

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fore by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

5

TRUE STORIES

Talking Heads

5

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

True Stories by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

6

BREAK EVERY RULE

Tina Turner

4

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Break Every Rule by Tina Turner
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7

ON THE BEACH

Chris Rea

6

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

On The Beach by Chris Rea
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8

RAISING HELL

Run DMC

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Raising Hell by Run DMC
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Platinum record

9

REVENGE

Eurythmics

10

Last week

19

Weeks

RCA

Revenge by Eurythmics
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Platinum record

10

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

8

Last week

23

Weeks

WEA

True Blue by Madonna
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11

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN LIVE 1975-86

Bruce Springsteen

14

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Bruce Springsteen Live 1975-86 by Bruce Springsteen
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12

INSIDE STORY

Grace Jones

13

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Inside Story by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

13

GENESIS

Genesis

7

Last week

95

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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14

INFECTED

The The

12

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Infected by The The
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15

SCOUNDREL DAYS

A-ha

9

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Scoundrel Days by A-ha
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16

INTO THE LIGHT

Chris De Burgh

11

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Light by Chris De Burgh
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17

THE PACIFIC AGE

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

15

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Pacific Age by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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18

CONTROL

Janet Jackson

16

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Control by Janet Jackson
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Platinum record

19

THE FINAL

Wham

17

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

The Final by Wham
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20

TRUE COLOURS

Cyndi Lauper

20

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

True Colours by Cyndi Lauper
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Platinum record

21

DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

18

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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22

GET CLOSE

The Pretenders

19

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Get Close by The Pretenders
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23

NO 10 UPPING ST

Big Audio Dynamite

29

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

No 10 Upping St by Big Audio Dynamite
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24

BROTHERHOOD

New Order

22

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Brotherhood by New Order
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Platinum record

25

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

21

Last week

77

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

26

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

26

Last week

72

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

27

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

33

Last week

51

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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28

HIGHLIGHTS OF A DANGEROUS LIFE

Johnnys

23

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Highlights Of A Dangerous Life by Johnnys
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29

GEORGE THOROGOOD LIVE

George Thorogood

25

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

George Thorogood Live by George Thorogood
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30

THE WHOLE STORY

Kate Bush

1

Weeks

EMI

The Whole Story by Kate Bush
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Platinum record

31

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

24

Last week

34

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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32

LONDON O HULL 4

The Housemartins

35

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

London O Hull 4 by The Housemartins
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33

SO

Peter Gabriel

27

Last week

25

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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34

BACK IN THE HIGH LIFE

Steve Winwood

31

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Back In The High Life by Steve Winwood
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35

SOUTH PACIFIC

Te Kanawa/Carreras/Vaughan/Patinkin

47

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

South Pacific by Te Kanawa/Carreras/Vaughan/Patinkin
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Platinum record

36

THE BLUES BROTHERS OST

Various

32

Last week

20

Weeks

WEA

The Blues Brothers OST by Various
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37

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

41

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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Platinum record

38

ONCE UPON A TIME

Simple Minds

30

Last week

27

Weeks

VIRGIN

Once Upon A Time by Simple Minds
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39

TOP GUN OST

Various

48

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

Top Gun OST by Various
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Platinum record

40

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

36

Last week

82

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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41

RAT IN THE KITCHEN

UB40

37

Last week

15

Weeks

VIRGIN

Rat In The Kitchen by UB40
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42

SHIPSHAPE AND BRISTOL FASHION

Hello Sailor

28

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Shipshape And Bristol Fashion by Hello Sailor
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43

STANDING ON A BEACH

The Cure

50

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Standing On A Beach by The Cure
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Platinum record

44

LABOUR OF LOVE

UB40

49

Last week

50

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love by UB40
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Platinum record

45

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

46

Last week

69

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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46

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

46

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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47

PRIMITIVE LOVE

Miami Sound Machine

40

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Primitive Love by Miami Sound Machine
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48

COMMUNARDS

The Communards

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communards by The Communards
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49

REBEL MUSIC

Bob Marley

39

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Music by Bob Marley
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50

RUDE RIDES AGAIN

Rodney Rude

44

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Rude Rides Again by Rodney Rude
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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