Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

GREATEST HITS

Bruce Springsteen

1

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

2

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

1

Last week

17

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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3

PULP FICTION OST

Various

3

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Pulp Fiction OST by Various
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Platinum record

4

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT OST

Various

2

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert OST by Various
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Platinum record

5

SEAL II

Seal

4

Last week

37

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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Platinum record

6

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

8

Last week

14

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

7

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

5

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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8

DOOKIE

Green Day

9

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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Platinum record

9

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

6

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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10

EVERYBODY ELSE IS DOING IT SO WHY CAN'T WE?

The Cranberries

10

Last week

14

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Everybody Else Is Doing It So Why Can't We? by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

11

THE BEST OF THE DOORS

The Doors

12

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

The Best Of The Doors by The Doors
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Platinum record

12

JANET

Janet Jackson

7

Last week

22

Weeks

VIRGIN

Janet by Janet Jackson
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13

PERMANENT SHADE OF BLUE

Roachford

13

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Permanent Shade Of Blue by Roachford
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14

THE LONG BLACK VEIL

The Chieftains

19

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

The Long Black Veil by The Chieftains
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Platinum record

15

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

14

Last week

17

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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Platinum record

16

MONSTER

R.E.M.

15

Last week

21

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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17

SMASH

The Offspring

17

Last week

9

Weeks

SHOCK/BMG

Smash by The Offspring
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Platinum record

18

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

11

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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Platinum record

19

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

20

Last week

51

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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20

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

27

Last week

17

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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21

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

18

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

22

VS

Pearl Jam

28

Last week

68

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

23

TEN

Pearl Jam

31

Last week

122

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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24

THE VERY BEST OF

Cream

24

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of by Cream
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25

PAINTED DESERT SERENADE

Joshua Kadison

25

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Painted Desert Serenade by Joshua Kadison
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26

I AIN'T MOVIN

Des'ree

16

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

I Ain't Movin by Des'ree
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27

WIRED WORLD OF SPORT 2

The 12th Man

22

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Wired World Of Sport 2 by The 12th Man
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28

NORTH COUNTRY

The Rankin Family

1

Weeks

EMI

North Country by The Rankin Family
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29

DUMMY

Portishead

30

Last week

9

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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Platinum record

30

TRACTION

Supergroove

32

Last week

35

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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Platinum record

31

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

32

Last week

75

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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32

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

23

Last week

24

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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33

NO PROTECTION

Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor

29

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

No Protection by Massive Attack vs. Mad Professor
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Platinum record

34

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

38

Last week

46

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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35

LAST CHANCE TO DANCE / SO YOU WANNA BE A ROCK N ROLL STAR

Th' Dudes / Hello Sailor

47

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Last Chance To Dance / So You Wanna Be A Rock N Roll Star by Th' Dudes / Hello Sailor
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36

CRAZY SEXY COOL

TLC

40

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Crazy Sexy Cool by TLC
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37

SEAL

Seal

26

Last week

37

Weeks

WARNER

Seal by Seal
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38

THE MIND'S EYE

Stiltskin

36

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

The Mind's Eye by Stiltskin
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Platinum record

39

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

42

Last week

16

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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40

GREEN / OUT OF TIME

R.E.M.

21

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Green / Out Of Time by R.E.M.
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41

ROCK !!!

Violent Femmes

1

Weeks

FMR

Rock !!! by Violent Femmes
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Platinum record

42

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

45

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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43

A LOW DOWN DIRTY SHAME OST

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

A Low Down Dirty Shame OST by Various
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44

CHILL OUT

John Lee Hooker

38

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Chill Out by John Lee Hooker
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Platinum record

45

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

33

Last week

79

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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46

BEDTIME STORIES

Madonna

44

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Bedtime Stories by Madonna
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47

BALANCE

Van Halen

34

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Balance by Van Halen
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48

BLACK SAND SHORE

Grace

1

Weeks

FMR

Black Sand Shore by Grace
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Platinum record

49

LEGEND

Bob Marley

49

Last week

57

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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Platinum record

50

THE BEST OF

Sade

39

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

JAMMIN'2

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jammin'2 by Various
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2

LOUDER

Various

1

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Louder by Various
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Platinum record

3

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

6

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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4

STOLEN MOMENTS - RED HOT & COOL

Various

3

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Stolen Moments - Red Hot & Cool by Various
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5

THE TRIP VOLUME 4

Various

4

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 4 by Various
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6

BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN

Various

5

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Boys Are Back In Town 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