Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

1

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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2

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT OST

Various

3

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert OST by Various
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Platinum record

3

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

2

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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Platinum record

4

MONSTER

R.E.M.

5

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

5

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

4

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

6

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

6

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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7

WIRED WORLD OF SPORT 2

The 12th Man

37

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Wired World Of Sport 2 by The 12th Man
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8

LABOUR OF LOVE I & II

UB40

10

Last week

5

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love I & Ii by UB40
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9

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

11

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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10

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

18

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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11

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

25

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

12

TRACTION

Supergroove

7

Last week

28

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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Platinum record

13

LEGEND

Bob Marley

9

Last week

50

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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Platinum record

14

THE BEST OF

Sade

8

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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Platinum record

15

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

14

Last week

9

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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Platinum record

16

LION KING OST

Various

15

Last week

24

Weeks

SONY

Lion King OST by Various
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17

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

17

Last week

10

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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Platinum record

18

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

34

Last week

72

Weeks

WARNER

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

19

HIT LIST

Cliff Richard

12

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Hit List by Cliff Richard
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Platinum record

20

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

16

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

21

II

Boyz II Men

22

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ii by Boyz II Men
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Platinum record

22

GREATEST HITS 1 & 2

Queen

13

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 & 2 by Queen
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Platinum record

23

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

19

Last week

69

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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24

SMASH

The Offspring

24

Last week

2

Weeks

SHOCK/BMG

Smash by The Offspring
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Platinum record

25

GREATEST HITS

Bob Seger

20

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Bob Seger
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Platinum record

26

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

41

Last week

29

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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27

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

46

Last week

19

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

28

INXS GREATEST HITS

INXS

32

Last week

8

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Inxs Greatest Hits by INXS
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29

MIGHTY JOE MOON

Grant Lee Buffalo

42

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Mighty Joe Moon by Grant Lee Buffalo
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Platinum record

30

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

29

Last week

32

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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Platinum record

31

TEN

Pearl Jam

44

Last week

115

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

32

SEAL II

Seal

21

Last week

30

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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33

DOOKIE

Green Day

28

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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34

HEAVENLY POP HITS

The Chills

50

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Heavenly Pop Hits by The Chills
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Platinum record

35

VS

Pearl Jam

36

Last week

61

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

36

BIG ONES

Aerosmith

33

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Big Ones by Aerosmith
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Platinum record

37

NEVERMIND

Nirvana

47

Last week

41

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Nevermind by Nirvana
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38

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

40

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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Platinum record

39

THE GLORY OF GERSHWIN

Larry Adler

23

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Glory Of Gershwin by Larry Adler
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Platinum record

40

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

30

Last week

40

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

41

FROM THE CRADLE

Eric Clapton

38

Last week

17

Weeks

WARNER

From The Cradle by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

42

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

26

Last week

44

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

43

END OF PART ONE . . . BEST OF

Wet Wet Wet

35

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

End Of Part One . . . Best Of by Wet Wet Wet
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44

DUMMY

Portishead

46

Last week

2

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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Platinum record

45

THE VERY BEST OF CAT STEVENS

Cat Stevens

41

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of Cat Stevens by Cat Stevens
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Platinum record

46

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

37

Last week

71

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

47

SUPERUNKNOWN

Soundgarden

43

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Superunknown by Soundgarden
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48

PROTECTION

Massive Attack

49

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

Protection by Massive Attack
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Platinum record

49

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

42

Last week

38

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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50

WILDFLOWERS

Tom Petty

45

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Wildflowers by Tom Petty
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Boys Are Back In Town by Various
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2

THE TRIP VOLUME 4

Various

2

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 4 by Various
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Platinum record

3

RHYTHM VOLUME 11

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 11 by Various
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4

TURN DOWN THE LIGHTS - 100% PURE SLOW JAMS

Various

4

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Turn Down The Lights - 100% Pure Slow Jams by Various
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Platinum record

5

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

5

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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6

TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100

Various

20

Weeks

VIRGIN

Triple J Hottest 100 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