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

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

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

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

2

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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3

IN UTERO

Nirvana

4

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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4

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

3

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

5

ZOOROPA

U2

8

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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6

HOT ROCKS 1964 - 1971

Rolling Stones

20

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hot Rocks 1964 - 1971 by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

7

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

5

Last week

13

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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8

PRINCE THE HITS 2

Prince

14

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Prince The Hits 2 by Prince
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9

TOO LONG IN EXILE

Van Morrison

12

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Long In Exile by Van Morrison
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Platinum record

10

SIMPLY THE BEST

Tina Turner

16

Last week

63

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Simply The Best by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

11

THE CLASSIC COLLECTION

Little River Band

6

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

The Classic Collection by Little River Band
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12

PRINCE THE HITS 1

Prince

17

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Prince The Hits 1 by Prince
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13

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

15

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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14

SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE OST

Various

10

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Sleepless In Seattle OST by Various
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Platinum record

15

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

9

Last week

62

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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Platinum record

16

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

13

Last week

50

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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17

GRAVE DANCERS UNION

Soul Asylum

11

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Grave Dancers Union by Soul Asylum
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Platinum record

18

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

7

Last week

75

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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19

PERFECTLY GOOD GUITAR

John Hiatt

46

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Perfectly Good Guitar by John Hiatt
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20

STRONG

Andrew Strong

18

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Strong by Andrew Strong
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Platinum record

21

ACHTUNG BABY

U2

26

Last week

42

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Achtung Baby by U2
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22

WHATS LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT

Tina Turner

23

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

Whats Love Got To Do With It by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

23

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

31

Last week

26

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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24

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

30

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

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

25

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

22

Last week

56

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

26

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

Jimi Hendrix

33

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Ultimate Experience by Jimi Hendrix
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27

KEEP THE FAITH

Bon Jovi

49

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Keep The Faith by Bon Jovi
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28

THE PIANO BY CANDLELIGHT COLLECTION

Carl Doy

39

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

The Piano By Candlelight Collection by Carl Doy
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29

LISTEN TO THE MUSIC . . .

Doobie Brothers

25

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Listen To The Music . . . by Doobie Brothers
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30

ADD IT UP

Violent Femmes

1

Weeks

FMR

Add It Up by Violent Femmes
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31

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

34

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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32

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

44

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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33

THE GRAND TOUR

Aaron Neville

28

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Grand Tour by Aaron Neville
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34

EXPERIENCE THE DIVINE

Bette Midler

27

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Experience The Divine by Bette Midler
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35

DEBUT

Bjork

38

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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36

SHOW

The Cure

45

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Show by The Cure
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37

MOONLIGHT SAX COLLECTION

Brian Smith

42

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Moonlight Sax Collection by Brian Smith
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38

TAHI

Moana & The Moahunters

21

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Tahi by Moana & The Moahunters
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Platinum record

39

BREATHLESS

Kenny G

48

Last week

38

Weeks

BMG

Breathless by Kenny G
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Platinum record

40

TEN

Pearl Jam

32

Last week

59

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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41

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

45

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

42

GOLD-20 SUPER HITS

Boney M

19

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Gold-20 Super Hits by Boney M
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43

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

24

Last week

36

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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44

HEARTBEAT OST

Various

29

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Heartbeat OST by Various
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45

BLOOD

The Holy Toledos

37

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Blood by The Holy Toledos
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46

LIVE IN EUROPE

Tina Turner

1

Weeks

FMR

Live In Europe by Tina Turner
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47

THE BEST OF

Van Morrison

46

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

The Best Of by Van Morrison
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48

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

37

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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49

THE ESSENTIAL FLUTE OF JAMES GALWAY

James Galway

1

Weeks

BMG

The Essential Flute Of James Galway by James Galway
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50

WORLDSERVICE

Strawpeople

41

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Worldservice by Strawpeople
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

RHYTHM AND BLACK VOL 3

Various

2

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Rhythm And Black Vol 3 by Various
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2

RHYTHM VOLUME 8

Various

1

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 8 by Various
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3

ABSOLUTE DISCO VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Absolute Disco Volume 2 by Various
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4

ABSOLUTE DISCO ONE

Various

4

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Absolute Disco One by Various
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5

THE TRIP

Various

5

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip by Various
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