Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Bon Jovi

2

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Slippery When Wet by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

2

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

1

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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3

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

Europe

13

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

The Final Countdown by Europe
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4

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

7

Last week

25

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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Platinum record

5

CROWDED HOUSE

Crowded House

3

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Crowded House by Crowded House
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Platinum record

6

GRACELAND

Paul Simon

4

Last week

38

Weeks

Get

WEA

Graceland by Paul Simon
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Platinum record

7

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

5

Last week

16

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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8

RUNNING IN THE FAMILY

Level 42

6

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Running In The Family by Level 42
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Platinum record

9

RAINDANCING

Alison Moyet

9

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Raindancing by Alison Moyet
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10

HOWLING

The Angels

11

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Howling by The Angels
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Platinum record

11

INVISIBLE TOUCH

Genesis

15

Last week

50

Weeks

VIRGIN

Invisible Touch by Genesis
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Platinum record

12

WHISPERING JACK

John Farnham

10

Last week

22

Weeks

BMG

Whispering Jack by John Farnham
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Platinum record

13

SO

Peter Gabriel

8

Last week

47

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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14

ONE VOICE

Barbra Streisand

19

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

One Voice by Barbra Streisand
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15

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

20

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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16

SENSITIVE TO A SMILE

Herbs

25

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Sensitive To A Smile by Herbs
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17

THE WAY IT IS

Bruce Hornsby

12

Last week

17

Weeks

RCA

The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby
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18

BON JOVI

Bon Jovi

23

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Bon Jovi by Bon Jovi
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19

KISS ME KISS ME KISS ME

The Cure

14

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me by The Cure
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20

MEN AND WOMEN

Simply Red

18

Last week

15

Weeks

WEA

Men And Women by Simply Red
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Platinum record

21

WHIPLASH SMILE

Billy Idol

27

Last week

18

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whiplash Smile by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

22

FUNKYTOWN

Pseudo Echo

16

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Funkytown by Pseudo Echo
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23

JODY WATLEY

Jody Watley

35

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Jody Watley by Jody Watley
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24

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

22

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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Platinum record

25

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

31

Last week

93

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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26

INTO THE FIRE

Bryan Adams

24

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Fire by Bryan Adams
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27

LIVE: IN THE CITY OF LIGHT

Simple Minds

26

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Live: In The City Of Light by Simple Minds
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28

ARDIJAH

Ardijah

17

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Ardijah by Ardijah
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29

PRIVATE REVOLUTION

World Party

37

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Revolution by World Party
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30

BLAH BLAH BLAH

Iggy Pop

30

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Blah Blah Blah by Iggy Pop
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31

TRIO

Parton/Harris/Ronstadt

34

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Trio by Parton/Harris/Ronstadt
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32

LABYRINTH OST

David Bowie

32

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Labyrinth OST by David Bowie
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33

LONDON O HULL 4

The Housemartins

21

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

London O Hull 4 by The Housemartins
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34

TANGO IN THE NIGHT

Fleetwood Mac

38

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA/WARNER

Tango In The Night by Fleetwood Mac
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Platinum record

35

GENESIS

Genesis

39

Last week

122

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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36

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

41

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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37

STAN CAMPBELL

Stan Campbell

29

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Stan Campbell by Stan Campbell
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38

WOMEN HOLD UP HALF THE SKY

Ruby Turner

28

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Women Hold Up Half The Sky by Ruby Turner
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39

ONE SECOND

Yello

36

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

One Second by Yello
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40

THE NEW MIX IN ONE GO: 80-85

Yello

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The New Mix In One Go: 80-85 by Yello
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41

KEV'S BACK

Kevin Bloody Wilson

35

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

Kev's Back by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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42

HILLBILLY DELUXE

Dwight Yoakam

42

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Hillbilly Deluxe by Dwight Yoakam
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43

GIRLS GIRLS GIRLS

Motley Crue

46

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Girls Girls Girls by Motley Crue
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44

THE VERY BEST OF HOT CHOCOLATE

Hot Chocolate

45

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of Hot Chocolate by Hot Chocolate
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45

SIGN O THE TIMES

Prince

33

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Sign O The Times by Prince
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46

YOUR AVERAGE AUSTRALIAN YOBBO

Kevin Bloody Wilson

43

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Your Average Australian Yobbo by Kevin Bloody Wilson
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47

SGT. PEPPER'S LONLEY HEARTS CLUB BAND

The Beatles

40

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Sgt. Pepper's Lonley Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
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48

THE BREAKFAST CLUB OST

Various

1

Weeks

WEA

The Breakfast Club OST by Various
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49

ALL IN THE NAME OF LOVE

Atlantic Starr

1

Weeks

WEA

All In The Name Of Love by Atlantic Starr
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50

GREATEST HITS

Queen

45

Last week

8

Weeks

Get

EMI

Greatest Hits by Queen
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

OUTRAGEOUS HITS

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Outrageous Hits by Various
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2

DEVASTATING DANCE

Various

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Devastating Dance by Various
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3

SOUNDS OF SOWETO

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Sounds Of Soweto by Various
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4

SHAKE IT DOWN

Various

1

Weeks

CBS

Shake It Down by Various
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5

COUNTRY DUETS

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Country Duets by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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