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

14

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

2

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

2

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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3

THE VERY BEST OF BREAD

Bread

4

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

The Very Best Of Bread by Bread
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Platinum record

4

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

5

Last week

37

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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5

THE VERY BEST OF PAT BENATAR

Pat Benatar

13

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of Pat Benatar by Pat Benatar
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6

TEASE ME

Chaka Demus & Pliers

7

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tease Me by Chaka Demus & Pliers
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Platinum record

7

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

12

Last week

34

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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Platinum record

8

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

6

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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Platinum record

9

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

11

Last week

16

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

10

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

19

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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11

GOD SHUFFLED HIS FEET

Crash Test Dummies

1

Weeks

BMG

God Shuffled His Feet by Crash Test Dummies
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Platinum record

12

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

22

Last week

33

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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13

FLIK Y'SELF OFF Y'SELF

HLAH (Head Like a Hole)

14

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flik Y'self Off Y'self by HLAH (Head Like a Hole)
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Platinum record

14

VS

Pearl Jam

10

Last week

31

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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15

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

3

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

16

INGENUE

kd lang

8

Last week

26

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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17

LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS

Pretenders

20

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Last Of The Independents by Pretenders
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18

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

48

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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19

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

18

Last week

23

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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20

DEMON FLOWER

Hunters & Collectors

9

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Demon Flower by Hunters & Collectors
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21

LONGING IN THEIR HEARTS

Bonnie Raitt

23

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Longing In Their Hearts by Bonnie Raitt
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22

PHILADELPHIA OST

Various

21

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

Philadelphia OST by Various
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Platinum record

23

ZOOROPA

U2

27

Last week

46

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

24

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

42

Last week

25

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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25

DEBUT

Bjork

15

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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26

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

32

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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27

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

43

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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28

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

24

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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Platinum record

29

TEN

Pearl Jam

25

Last week

90

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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30

VERY NECESSARY

Salt N Pepa

45

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Very Necessary by Salt N Pepa
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31

SOFTLY WITH THESE SONGS

Roberta Flack

30

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Softly With These Songs by Roberta Flack
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Platinum record

32

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

17

Last week

68

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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33

THE MASK AND MIRROR

Lorena McKennitt

1

Weeks

WARNER

The Mask and Mirror by Lorena McKennitt
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Platinum record

34

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

40

Last week

39

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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35

EXPERIMENTAL JET SET,TRASH AND NO STAR

Sonic Youth

16

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Experimental Jet Set,Trash And No Star by Sonic Youth
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Platinum record

36

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

26

Last week

40

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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37

FIESTA FATAL

B-Tribe

44

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Fiesta Fatal by B-Tribe
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Platinum record

38

MCMXC A.D.

Enigma

36

Last week

41

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mcmxc A.D. by Enigma
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39

KIRI! - A 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF HER GREATEST HITS LIVE

Kiri Te Kanawa

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kiri! - A 50th Birthday Celebration Of Her Greatest Hits Live by Kiri Te Kanawa
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40

BAD TO THE BONE

Inner Circle

37

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Bad To The Bone by Inner Circle
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Platinum record

41

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

31

Last week

28

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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42

OLD FRIENDS

John McDermott

38

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Old Friends by John McDermott
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43

ONCE WERE WARRIORS OST

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Once Were Warriors OST by Various
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44

TOP OF THE WORLD

Suzanne Prentice

1

Weeks

WARNER

Top Of The World by Suzanne Prentice
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45

CURE FOR PAIN

Morphine

45

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cure For Pain by Morphine
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46

SWING BATTA SWING

K7 And The Swing Kids

46

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Swing Batta Swing by K7 And The Swing Kids
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47

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

43

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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48

MARTINIS & BIKINIS

Sam Phillips

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Martinis & Bikinis by Sam Phillips
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49

BLOOD BROTHERS

Original NZ Cast

1

Weeks

BMG

Blood Brothers by Original NZ Cast
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50

BROTHER SISTER

Brand New Heavies

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brother Sister by Brand New Heavies
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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