Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf
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2

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

1

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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3

IN UTERO

Nirvana

3

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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4

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

4

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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5

THE CLASSIC COLLECTION

Little River Band

2

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

The Classic Collection by Little River Band
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Platinum record

6

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

5

Last week

11

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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7

TOO LONG IN EXILE

Van Morrison

6

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Long In Exile by Van Morrison
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8

ZOOROPA

U2

8

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

9

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

7

Last week

73

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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10

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

12

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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11

PRINCE THE HITS 2

Prince

31

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Prince The Hits 2 by Prince
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12

SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE OST

Various

13

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Sleepless In Seattle OST by Various
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Platinum record

13

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

10

Last week

60

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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Platinum record

14

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

9

Last week

48

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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15

PRINCE THE HITS 1

Prince

26

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Prince The Hits 1 by Prince
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16

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

18

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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17

TAHI

Moana & The Moahunters

17

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tahi by Moana & The Moahunters
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Platinum record

18

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

19

Last week

54

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

19

GOLD-20 SUPER HITS

Boney M

11

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Gold-20 Super Hits by Boney M
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20

LISTEN TO THE MUSIC . . .

Doobie Brothers

30

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Listen To The Music . . . by Doobie Brothers
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21

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

22

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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22

THE GRAND TOUR

Aaron Neville

14

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Grand Tour by Aaron Neville
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23

EXPERIENCE THE DIVINE

Bette Midler

20

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Experience The Divine by Bette Midler
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24

GRAVE DANCERS UNION

Soul Asylum

1

Weeks

SONY

Grave Dancers Union by Soul Asylum
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25

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

Jimi Hendrix

24

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Ultimate Experience by Jimi Hendrix
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26

LAST ACTION HERO OST

Various

16

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Last Action Hero OST by Various
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27

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

28

Last week

34

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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Platinum record

28

TEN

Pearl Jam

25

Last week

57

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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29

ALL TIME GREATEST HITS

The Mamas & the Papas

15

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

All Time Greatest Hits by The Mamas & the Papas
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30

WORLDSERVICE

Strawpeople

38

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Worldservice by Strawpeople
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31

WHATS LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT

Tina Turner

36

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Whats Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner
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32

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

29

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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33

HEARTBEAT OST

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Heartbeat OST by Various
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34

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

39

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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Platinum record

35

SIMPLY THE BEST

Tina Turner

40

Last week

61

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Simply The Best by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

36

BREATHLESS

Kenny G

17

Last week

36

Weeks

BMG

Breathless by Kenny G
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37

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

50

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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38

DEBUT

Bjork

21

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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39

THE MUTTON BIRDS

The Mutton Birds

33

Last week

52

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Mutton Birds by The Mutton Birds
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40

BACK TO BROADWAY

Barbra Streisand

23

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Back To Broadway by Barbra Streisand
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41

CUT

Hunters & Collectors

32

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cut by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

42

THE BODYGUARD OST

Various

45

Last week

37

Weeks

BMG

The Bodyguard OST by Various
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43

IT WON'T BE THE LAST

Billy Ray Cyrus

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

It Won't Be The Last by Billy Ray Cyrus
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44

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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45

SHOW

The Cure

1

Weeks

WARNER

Show by The Cure
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46

BLOOD

The Holy Toledos

34

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Blood by The Holy Toledos
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47

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

41

Last week

5

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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48

10 SUMMONERS TALES

Sting

43

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

10 Summoners Tales by Sting
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49

COMPANY OF STRANGERS

Various

27

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Company Of Strangers by Various
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50

CEREAL KILLER SOUNDTRACK

Green Jelly

49

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Cereal Killer Soundtrack by Green Jelly
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

RHYTHM VOLUME 8

Various

1

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 8 by Various
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2

RHYTHM AND BLACK VOL 3

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Rhythm And Black Vol 3 by Various
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3

ABSOLUTE DISCO VOLUME 2

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Absolute Disco Volume 2 by Various
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4

PAN FLUTES OF LOVE

Various

3

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Pan Flutes Of Love by Various
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5

ABSOLUTE DISCO ONE

Various

5

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Absolute Disco One by Various
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