Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

TIFFANY

Tiffany

1

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

Tiffany by Tiffany
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2

1987

Whitesnake

2

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

1987 by Whitesnake
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Platinum record

3

THE LONESOME JUBILEE

John Mellencamp

3

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lonesome Jubilee by John Mellencamp
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Platinum record

4

DIRTY DANCING OST

Various

5

Last week

18

Weeks

BMG

Dirty Dancing OST by Various
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5

THE BEST OF OMD

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

6

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Best Of OMD by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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Platinum record

6

WHENEVER YOU NEED SOMEBODY

Rick Astley

4

Last week

18

Weeks

BMG

Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley
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7

ROBBIE ROBERTSON

Robbie Robertson

9

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

Robbie Robertson by Robbie Robertson
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8

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM OST

Various

14

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Good Morning Vietnam OST by Various
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Platinum record

9

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

7

Last week

44

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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10

SEVENTH SON OF A SEVENTH SON

Iron Maiden

8

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son by Iron Maiden
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11

THE STORY OF THE CLASH: VOLUME 1

The Clash

1

Weeks

CBS

The Story Of The Clash: Volume 1 by The Clash
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Platinum record

12

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

10

Last week

58

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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13

TRACY CHAPMAN

Tracy Chapman

1

Weeks

WEA

Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
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Platinum record

14

FREIGHT TRAIN HEART

Jimmy Barnes

16

Last week

21

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Freight Train Heart by Jimmy Barnes
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15

ACTUALLY

Pet Shop Boys

12

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Actually by Pet Shop Boys
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Platinum record

16

BAD

Michael Jackson

15

Last week

34

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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17

STARFISH

The Church

36

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Starfish by The Church
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18

BRIDGE OF SPIES

T'Pau

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bridge Of Spies by T'Pau
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19

BONK

Big Pig

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Bonk by Big Pig
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20

BIG BAD NOISE

The Choirboys

18

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Bad Noise by The Choirboys
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21

NAKED

Talking Heads

20

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Naked by Talking Heads
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22

TURN BACK THE CLOCK

Johnny Hates Jazz

13

Last week

11

Weeks

VIRGIN

Turn Back The Clock by Johnny Hates Jazz
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23

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

17

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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24

TEAR DOWN THESE WALLS

Billy Ocean

11

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tear Down These Walls by Billy Ocean
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25

THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN

The Warratahs

19

Last week

13

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Only Game In Town by The Warratahs
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26

BLOW UP YOUR VIDEO

AC/DC

21

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Blow Up Your Video by AC/DC
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27

CONSCIOUS PARTY

Ziggy Marley

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Conscious Party by Ziggy Marley
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Platinum record

28

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

27

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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29

BORN TO BE BAD

George Thorogood

26

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Born To Be Bad by George Thorogood
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Platinum record

30

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

29

Last week

33

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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31

RICH AND FAMOUS

Blue Mercedes

1

Weeks

WEA

Rich And Famous by Blue Mercedes
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Platinum record

32

KICK

INXS

22

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

Kick by INXS
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Platinum record

33

MAN OF COLOURS

Icehouse

31

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Man Of Colours by Icehouse
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34

FROM LANGLEY PARK TO MEMPHIS

Prefab Sprout

37

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

From Langley Park To Memphis by Prefab Sprout
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35

WONDERFUL LIFE

Black

24

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wonderful Life by Black
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36

THIS NOTE'S FOR YOU

Neil Young

49

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

This Note's For You by Neil Young
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37

NOW AND ZEN

Robert Plant

28

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Now And Zen by Robert Plant
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38

HEAVEN ON EARTH

Belinda Carlisle

30

Last week

14

Weeks

VIRGIN

Heaven On Earth by Belinda Carlisle
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39

THE CHRISTIANS

The Christians

23

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Christians by The Christians
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40

KINGDOM COME

Kingdom Come

45

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kingdom Come by Kingdom Come
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41

MIRACLE

Willy De Ville

44

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Miracle by Willy De Ville
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42

EVERLASTING

Natalie Cole

40

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Everlasting by Natalie Cole
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43

ALIENS ATE MY BUICK

Thomas Dolby

1

Weeks

EMI

Aliens Ate My Buick by Thomas Dolby
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Platinum record

44

WHITNEY

Whitney Houston

43

Last week

40

Weeks

BMG

Whitney by Whitney Houston
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45

RICHARD MARX

Richard Marx

1

Weeks

EMI

Richard Marx by Richard Marx
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46

SAVAGE

Eurythmics

33

Last week

21

Weeks

BMG

Savage by Eurythmics
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47

TELL IT TO MY HEART

Taylor Dayne

42

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Tell It To My Heart by Taylor Dayne
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48

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

39

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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Platinum record

49

THE BLUES BROTHERS OST

Various

36

Last week

21

Weeks

WEA

The Blues Brothers OST by Various
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Platinum record

50

DIESEL & DUST

Midnight Oil

25

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

Diesel & Dust by Midnight Oil
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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