Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

INGENUE

kd lang

47

Last week

15

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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2

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

4

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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3

SUPERUNKNOWN

Soundgarden

1

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Superunknown by Soundgarden
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4

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

14

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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5

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

3

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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6

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

5

Last week

23

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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7

JAR OF FLIES

Alice In Chains

2

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Jar Of Flies by Alice In Chains
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8

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

11

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

9

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

6

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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10

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

8

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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Platinum record

11

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

7

Last week

14

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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Platinum record

12

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

16

Last week

26

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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13

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

18

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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14

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

13

Last week

22

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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15

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

9

Last week

29

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

16

ZOOROPA

U2

15

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

17

VS

Pearl Jam

10

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

18

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

21

Last week

28

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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Platinum record

19

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

12

Last week

57

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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20

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

1

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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Platinum record

21

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

19

Last week

16

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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22

STILL THE 12TH MAN

The 12th Man

31

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Still The 12Th Man by The 12th Man
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23

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

17

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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24

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

50

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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Platinum record

25

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

20

Last week

21

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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26

UNDER THE PINK

Tori Amos

25

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Under The Pink by Tori Amos
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27

THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL

Nine Inch Nails

1

Weeks

WARNER

The Downward Spiral by Nine Inch Nails
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28

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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29

THE CHOSEN ONES

The Black Sorrows

23

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

The Chosen Ones by The Black Sorrows
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Platinum record

30

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

30

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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Platinum record

31

TEN

Pearl Jam

27

Last week

80

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

32

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

24

Last week

98

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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33

10 SUMMONERS TALES

Sting

22

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

10 Summoners Tales by Sting
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34

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

41

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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35

BACKTRACKIN'

Eric Clapton

38

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Backtrackin' by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

36

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

33

Last week

47

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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Platinum record

37

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

29

Last week

27

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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38

ANTENNA

ZZ Top

26

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Antenna by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

39

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Elton John

42

Last week

100

Weeks

MERCURY UK/POLYGRAM

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
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Platinum record

40

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

37

Last week

96

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

41

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

45

Last week

70

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

42

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

32

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf
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43

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

36

Last week

14

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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44

HAND ON THE TORCH

US3

45

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Hand On The Torch by US3
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45

CURE FOR PAIN

Morphine

49

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cure For Pain by Morphine
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46

PURE PLEASURE

Shaggy

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Pure Pleasure by Shaggy
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47

LAST SPLASH

The Breeders

28

Last week

9

Weeks

FIN

Last Splash by The Breeders
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48

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

34

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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49

BADMOTORFINGER

Soundgarden

50

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
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50

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

40

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Doggystyle by Snoop Doggy Dogg
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

CELTIC HEART

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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2

TRANCED VOLUME 1

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Tranced Volume 1 by Various
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3

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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4

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

2

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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5

TECHNOCLASSIX- NEVER MIND THE BEETHOVEN

Various

2

Weeks

BMG

Technoclassix- Never Mind The Beethoven by Various
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6

THE FILM THEMES

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

The Film Themes by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums