Official Top 40 Albums

KŌPAKI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums.

Platinum record

1

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

1

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

2

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

2

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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3

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

3

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

4

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

6

Last week

35

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

5

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

4

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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6

TEASE ME

Chaka Demus & Pliers

9

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tease Me by Chaka Demus & Pliers
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Platinum record

7

VS

Pearl Jam

8

Last week

29

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

8

INGENUE

kd lang

5

Last week

24

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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9

DEMON FLOWER

Hunters & Collectors

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Demon Flower by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

10

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

13

Last week

66

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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11

PHILADELPHIA OST

Various

7

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Philadelphia OST by Various
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Platinum record

12

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

14

Last week

32

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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13

THE VERY BEST OF BREAD

Bread

1

Weeks

WARNER

The Very Best Of Bread by Bread
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14

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

16

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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15

LONGING IN THEIR HEARTS

Bonnie Raitt

11

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Longing In Their Hearts by Bonnie Raitt
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Platinum record

16

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

21

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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17

DEBUT

Bjork

12

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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Platinum record

18

TEN

Pearl Jam

22

Last week

88

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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19

OLD FRIENDS

John McDermott

10

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Old Friends by John McDermott
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Platinum record

20

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

15

Last week

14

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

21

ZOOROPA

U2

20

Last week

44

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

22

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

24

Last week

38

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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23

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

17

Last week

21

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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24

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

23

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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25

THE VERY BEST OF PAT BENATAR

Pat Benatar

1

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of Pat Benatar by Pat Benatar
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26

GIVE OUT BUT DON'T GIVE UP

Primal Scream

18

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

Give Out But Don't Give Up by Primal Scream
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27

VERY NECESSARY

Salt N Pepa

48

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Very Necessary by Salt N Pepa
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28

SUPERUNKNOWN

Soundgarden

36

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Superunknown by Soundgarden
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29

SOFTLY WITH THESE SONGS

Roberta Flack

27

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Softly With These Songs by Roberta Flack
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30

BAD TO THE BONE

Inner Circle

19

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Bad To The Bone by Inner Circle
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31

WEIGHT

Rollins Band

26

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Weight by Rollins Band
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32

MELLOW GOLD

Beck

31

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Mellow Gold by Beck
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Platinum record

33

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

25

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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34

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

39

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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35

22 ALL TIME GOSPEL FAVOURITES

John McSweeney

28

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

22 All Time Gospel Favourites by John McSweeney
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Platinum record

36

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

29

Last week

26

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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37

LET LOVE IN

Nick Cave

35

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Let Love In by Nick Cave
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Platinum record

38

MCMXC A.D.

Enigma

45

Last week

39

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mcmxc A.D. by Enigma
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39

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

40

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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40

SWING BATTA SWING

K7 And The Swing Kids

32

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Swing Batta Swing by K7 And The Swing Kids
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41

THE VERY BEST OF JIM REEVES

Jim Reeves

33

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

The Very Best Of Jim Reeves by Jim Reeves
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42

IN UTERO

Nirvana

50

Last week

24

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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43

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

41

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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Platinum record

44

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

43

Last week

37

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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45

SYMPHONY OR DAMN

Terence Trent D'Arby

42

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

Symphony Or Damn by Terence Trent D'Arby
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46

SUGAR MOUTH

David Kilgour

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sugar Mouth by David Kilgour
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Platinum record

47

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

47

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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48

CROONIN'

Anne Murray

30

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Croonin' by Anne Murray
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49

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

38

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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Platinum record

50

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

49

Last week

23

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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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