Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

1

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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Platinum record

2

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

2

Last week

52

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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Platinum record

3

KICK

INXS

5

Last week

35

Weeks

WEA

Kick by INXS
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4

CASUAL GODS

Jerry Harrison

24

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Casual Gods by Jerry Harrison
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Platinum record

5

HEAVEN ON EARTH

Belinda Carlisle

3

Last week

21

Weeks

VIRGIN

Heaven On Earth by Belinda Carlisle
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Platinum record

6

THE LONESOME JUBILEE

John Mellencamp

4

Last week

31

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lonesome Jubilee by John Mellencamp
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7

NOISEWORKS

Noiseworks

19

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Noiseworks by Noiseworks
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8

BRIDGE OF SPIES

T'Pau

6

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bridge Of Spies by T'Pau
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9

TRACY CHAPMAN

Tracy Chapman

9

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
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Platinum record

10

TIFFANY

Tiffany

8

Last week

25

Weeks

WEA

Tiffany by Tiffany
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11

CONSCIOUS PARTY

Ziggy Marley

7

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Conscious Party by Ziggy Marley
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12

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

12

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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13

STRONGER THAN PRIDE

Sade

21

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Stronger Than Pride by Sade
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14

1987

Whitesnake

11

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

1987 by Whitesnake
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Platinum record

15

WHENEVER YOU NEED SOMEBODY

Rick Astley

15

Last week

26

Weeks

BMG

Whenever You Need Somebody by Rick Astley
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16

LOVESEXY

Prince

14

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Lovesexy by Prince
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17

THE LION AND THE COBRA

Sinead O'Connor

18

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Lion And The Cobra by Sinead O'Connor
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18

DISTANT THUNDER

Aswad

10

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Distant Thunder by Aswad
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19

ROLL WITH IT

Steve Winwood

27

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Roll With It by Steve Winwood
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20

PROVISION

Scritti Politti

13

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Provision by Scritti Politti
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21

THE LION AND THE COBRA

Sinead O'Connor

18

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Lion And The Cobra by Sinead O'Connor
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22

OUTRIDER

Jimmy Page

1

Weeks

WEA

Outrider by Jimmy Page
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23

THE STORY OF THE CLASH: VOLUME 1

The Clash

17

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

The Story Of The Clash: Volume 1 by The Clash
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24

FILE UNDER ROCK

Eddy Grant

38

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

File Under Rock by Eddy Grant
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Platinum record

25

BAD

Michael Jackson

26

Last week

42

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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26

SCENES FROM THE SOUTHSIDE

Bruce Hornsby & The Range

23

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Scenes From The Southside by Bruce Hornsby & The Range
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Platinum record

27

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

30

Last week

66

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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28

LOYAL

Dave Dobbyn

20

Last week

13

Weeks

CBS

Loyal by Dave Dobbyn
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29

SOLITAIRE

Terry Gray

22

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Solitaire by Terry Gray
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30

OTHER ROADS

Boz Scaggs

29

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Other Roads by Boz Scaggs
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31

EVERYTHING

Climie Fisher

50

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Everything by Climie Fisher
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32

MEMORIES - THE BEST OF ELAINE PAIGE

Elaine Paige

1

Weeks

K-TEL

Memories - The Best Of Elaine Paige by Elaine Paige
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33

NON STOP

Julio Iglesias

42

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Non Stop by Julio Iglesias
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34

BONK

Big Pig

25

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Bonk by Big Pig
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35

OPEN UP AND SAY . . . AAH!

Poison

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Open Up And Say . . . Aah! by Poison
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36

MIRACLE

Willy De Ville

47

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Miracle by Willy De Ville
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37

SURFING WITH THE ALIEN

Joe Satriani

36

Last week

5

Weeks

JAY

Surfing With The Alien by Joe Satriani
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Platinum record

38

FAITH

George Michael

31

Last week

29

Weeks

CBS

Faith by George Michael
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39

SHADOWMAN

Johnny Clegg and Savuka

28

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Shadowman by Johnny Clegg and Savuka
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Platinum record

40

FREIGHT TRAIN HEART

Jimmy Barnes

45

Last week

27

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Freight Train Heart by Jimmy Barnes
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41

STAY ON THESE ROADS

A-ha

37

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Stay On These Roads by A-ha
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Platinum record

42

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

32

Last week

62

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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43

STARFISH

The Church

37

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Starfish by The Church
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Platinum record

44

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

47

Last week

37

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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45

OU812

Van Halen

35

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Ou812 by Van Halen
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46

ROBBIE ROBERTSON

Robbie Robertson

46

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Robbie Robertson by Robbie Robertson
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47

LOVELY

The Primitives

40

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Lovely by The Primitives
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48

BIG BAD NOISE

The Choirboys

48

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Big Bad Noise by The Choirboys
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49

THE ONLY GAME IN TOWN

The Warratahs

34

Last week

21

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Only Game In Town by The Warratahs
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50

TOUGHER THAN LEATHER

Run DMC

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tougher Than Leather by Run DMC
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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