Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

1

KYLIE COLLECTION

Kylie Minogue

4

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Kylie Collection by Kylie Minogue
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Platinum record

2

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

1

Last week

57

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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Platinum record

3

KICK

INXS

2

Last week

40

Weeks

WEA

Kick by INXS
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Platinum record

4

HYSTERIA

Def Leppard

7

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hysteria by Def Leppard
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5

TRACY CHAPMAN

Tracy Chapman

6

Last week

14

Weeks

WEA

Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
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Platinum record

6

TEMPLE OF LOW MEN

Crowded House

3

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Temple Of Low Men by Crowded House
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7

POPPED IN SOULED OUT

Wet Wet Wet

10

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Popped In Souled Out by Wet Wet Wet
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8

AGE OF REASON

John Farnham

1

Weeks

BMG

Age Of Reason by John Farnham
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Platinum record

9

THE LONESOME JUBILEE

John Mellencamp

5

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lonesome Jubilee by John Mellencamp
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Platinum record

10

BAD

Michael Jackson

11

Last week

47

Weeks

Get

CBS

Bad by Michael Jackson
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11

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Original London Cast

8

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Highlights From The Phantom Of The Opera by Original London Cast
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12

PEOPLE

Hothouse Flowers

8

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

People by Hothouse Flowers
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13

ACTUALLY

Pet Shop Boys

13

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Actually by Pet Shop Boys
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14

EVERLASTING

Natalie Cole

19

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Everlasting by Natalie Cole
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15

SENSATION

The Fan Club

24

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Sensation by The Fan Club
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16

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM OST

Various

17

Last week

16

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Good Morning Vietnam OST by Various
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17

PUSH

Bros

18

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Push by Bros
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18

SUBSTANCE

Joy Division

15

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Substance by Joy Division
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19

TAKE A CHANCE

Ardijah

1

Weeks

WEA

Take A Chance by Ardijah
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Platinum record

20

TIFFANY

Tiffany

12

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Tiffany by Tiffany
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21

CASUAL GODS

Jerry Harrison

14

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Casual Gods by Jerry Harrison
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Platinum record

22

THE BIG CHILL OST

Various

36

Last week

67

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Big Chill OST by Various
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23

HEAVY NOVA

Robert Palmer

16

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Heavy Nova by Robert Palmer
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24

MEMORIES - THE BEST OF ELAINE PAIGE

Elaine Paige

20

Last week

6

Weeks

K-TEL

Memories - The Best Of Elaine Paige by Elaine Paige
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25

LOVESEXY

Prince

26

Last week

13

Weeks

WEA

Lovesexy by Prince
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26

REG STRIKES BACK

Elton John

48

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Reg Strikes Back by Elton John
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Platinum record

27

THE JOSHUA TREE

U2

45

Last week

71

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

The Joshua Tree by U2
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28

THE FIRST OF A MILLION KISSES

Fairground Attraction

22

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

The First Of A Million Kisses by Fairground Attraction
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29

THE LION AND THE COBRA

Sinead O'Connor

31

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Lion And The Cobra by Sinead O'Connor
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30

SOLITAIRE

Terry Gray

21

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Solitaire by Terry Gray
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31

LIVE AT RONNIE SCOTTS

Beaver

50

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Live At Ronnie Scotts by Beaver
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Platinum record

32

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

49

Last week

99

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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33

LIVE 1980-86

Joe Jackson

44

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Live 1980-86 by Joe Jackson
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Platinum record

34

FAITH

George Michael

49

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

Faith by George Michael
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35

EVERYTHING

Climie Fisher

32

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Everything by Climie Fisher
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36

OPEN UP AND SAY . . . AAH!

Poison

35

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Open Up And Say . . . Aah! by Poison
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37

NOISEWORKS

Noiseworks

42

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

Noiseworks by Noiseworks
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38

INSTINCT

Iggy Pop

39

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Instinct by Iggy Pop
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39

X 2

Times Two

1

Weeks

WEA

X 2 by Times Two
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40

IRISH HEARTBEAT

Van Morrison

29

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Irish Heartbeat by Van Morrison
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41

OUTRIDER

Jimmy Page

23

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Outrider by Jimmy Page
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42

STRONGER THAN PRIDE

Sade

28

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Stronger Than Pride by Sade
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43

TOUR OF DUTY OST

Various

38

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Tour Of Duty OST by Various
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44

MAXI

Maxi Priest

25

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Maxi by Maxi Priest
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Platinum record

45

INTRODUCING THE HARDLINE

Terence Trent D'Arby

43

Last week

40

Weeks

CBS

Introducing The Hardline by Terence Trent D'Arby
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46

STRONG PERSUADER

Robert Cray

42

Last week

42

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strong Persuader by Robert Cray
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Platinum record

47

HEAVEN ON EARTH

Belinda Carlisle

34

Last week

26

Weeks

VIRGIN

Heaven On Earth by Belinda Carlisle
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48

PROVISION

Scritti Politti

31

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Provision by Scritti Politti
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49

GET HERE

Brenda Russell

38

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Get Here by Brenda Russell
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50

DISTANT THUNDER

Aswad

30

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Distant Thunder by Aswad
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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