Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

1

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

2

GLITTERING PRIZE 81 - 92

Simple Minds

2

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Glittering Prize 81 - 92 by Simple Minds
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Platinum record

3

ONCE IN A LIFETIME

Talking Heads

5

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Once In A Lifetime by Talking Heads
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4

THE FREDDIE MERCURY ALBUM

Freddie Mercury

7

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Freddie Mercury Album by Freddie Mercury
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5

BEST OF HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS

Huey Lewis & The News

3

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Best Of Huey Lewis & The News by Huey Lewis & The News
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Platinum record

6

LIVE: COLLECTORS EDITION

AC/DC

4

Last week

5

Weeks

FMR

Live:  Collectors Edition by AC/DC
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7

THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Joe Cocker

6

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

The Essential Collection by Joe Cocker
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8

GREATEST HITS 1965-1992

Cher

32

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits 1965-1992 by Cher
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Platinum record

9

ABBA GOLD

Abba

9

Last week

7

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Abba Gold by Abba
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Platinum record

10

THE BEST OF BELINDA

Belinda Carlisle

13

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Best Of Belinda by Belinda Carlisle
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11

COOLEYHIGHHARMONY

Boyz II Men

14

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cooleyhighharmony by Boyz II Men
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12

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

8

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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13

GREATEST HITS

Electric Light Orchestra

12

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Electric Light Orchestra
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Platinum record

14

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

11

Last week

35

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

15

USE YOUR ILLUSION II

Guns N' Roses

20

Last week

44

Weeks

BMG

Use Your Illusion Ii by Guns N' Roses
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16

WHAT HITS?

Red Hot Chili Peppers

10

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

What Hits? by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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17

THE PREMIER COLLECTION ENCORE

Andrew Lloyd Webber

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Premier Collection Encore by Andrew Lloyd Webber
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18

KEEP THE FAITH

Bon Jovi

15

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Keep The Faith by Bon Jovi
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19

CALIFORNIA GOLD

Beach Boys

19

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

California Gold by Beach Boys
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Platinum record

20

GREATEST HITS: REMASTERED

Queen

16

Last week

82

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits:  Remastered by Queen
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21

A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS 2

Various

34

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

A Very Special Christmas 2 by Various
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Platinum record

22

USE YOUR ILLUSION I

Guns N' Roses

22

Last week

45

Weeks

BMG

Use Your Illusion I by Guns N' Roses
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23

THE ONE

Elton John

35

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The One by Elton John
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24

KING OF HEARTS

Roy Orbison

18

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

King Of Hearts by Roy Orbison
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25

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Australian Cast Recording

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by Australian Cast Recording
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26

HONEYMOON IN VEGAS OST

Various

21

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Honeymoon In Vegas OST by Various
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27

LIVE-THE WAY WE WALK-VOLUME ONE THE SHORTS

Genesis

44

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Live-The Way We Walk-Volume One The Shorts by Genesis
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28

LOVE DELUXE

Sade

17

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Love Deluxe by Sade
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29

EROTICA

Madonna

24

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Erotica by Madonna
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30

US

Peter Gabriel

25

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Us by Peter Gabriel
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31

THE VERY BEST OF THE BEE GEES

Bee Gees

27

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of The Bee Gees by Bee Gees
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32

THE VERY BEST OF

Steve Miller Band

49

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Very Best Of by Steve Miller Band
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33

GREATEST HITS

Gloria Estefan

29

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Gloria Estefan
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34

DIVA

Annie Lennox

26

Last week

21

Weeks

BMG

Diva by Annie Lennox
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35

100 SONGS YOU KNOW BY HEART

John McSweeney

37

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

100 Songs You Know By Heart by John McSweeney
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36

LOVE SYMBOL

Prince

28

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Love Symbol by Prince
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37

SAND IN THE VASELINE

Talking Heads

1

Weeks

EMI

Sand In The Vaseline by Talking Heads
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38

THE BODYGUARD OST

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

The Bodyguard OST by Various
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Platinum record

39

BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAJIK

Red Hot Chili Peppers

30

Last week

59

Weeks

WARNER

Blood Sugar Sex Majik by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Platinum record

40

SOME GAVE ALL

BillyRayCyrus

45

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Some Gave All by BillyRayCyrus
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41

TIMELESS CLASSICS

Michael Bolton

39

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Timeless Classics by Michael Bolton
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42

HARVEST MOON

Neil Young

33

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Harvest Moon by Neil Young
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Platinum record

43

HEPFIDELITY

Diesel

23

Last week

28

Weeks

EMI

Hepfidelity by Diesel
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44

THE BEST OF JENNY MORRIS (THE STORY SO FAR)

Jenny Morris

47

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Best Of Jenny Morris (The Story So Far) by Jenny Morris
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Platinum record

45

VERY BEST OF

Supertramp

47

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Very Best Of by Supertramp
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Platinum record

46

GREATEST HITS 1

Queen

48

Last week

50

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 by Queen
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47

IT HAD TO BE YOU

Harry Connick Jr

43

Last week

41

Weeks

SONY

It Had To Be You by Harry Connick Jr
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48

THE MUTTON BIRDS

The Mutton Birds

42

Last week

16

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Mutton Birds by The Mutton Birds
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49

GREATEST HITS

Kylie Minogue

49

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Greatest Hits by Kylie Minogue
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50

BOOM BOOM

John Lee Hooker

40

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker
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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