Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

4

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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Platinum record

2

ONCE BITTEN, TWICE BITTEN

The Exponents

1

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Once Bitten, Twice Bitten by The Exponents
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Platinum record

3

DAYDREAM

Mariah Carey

5

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

Daydream by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

4

CRACKED REAR VIEW

Hootie & The Blowfish

2

Last week

31

Weeks

WARNER

Cracked Rear View by Hootie & The Blowfish
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Platinum record

5

LOVE SONGS

Elton John

3

Last week

6

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Love Songs by Elton John
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Platinum record

6

THE VIOLIN PLAYER

Vanessa-Mae

14

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

The Violin Player by Vanessa-Mae
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Platinum record

7

DANGEROUS MINDS OST

Various

10

Last week

10

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Dangerous Minds OST by Various
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8

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

18

Last week

18

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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Platinum record

9

THE MEMORY OF TREES

Enya

7

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

The Memory Of Trees by Enya
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Platinum record

10

MADE IN HEAVEN

Queen

6

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Made In Heaven by Queen
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11

SOMETHING TO REMEMBER

Madonna

12

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Something To Remember by Madonna
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Platinum record

12

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

9

Last week

59

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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13

WHALER

Sophie B Hawkins

20

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

Whaler by Sophie B Hawkins
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Platinum record

14

DON'T BORE US, GET TO THE CHORUS

Roxette

8

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Don't Bore Us, Get To The Chorus by Roxette
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15

FOO FIGHTERS

Foo Fighters

22

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Foo Fighters by Foo Fighters
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Platinum record

16

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

19

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

17

THROWING COPPER

Live

29

Last week

31

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Throwing Copper by Live
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Platinum record

18

LIFE

Simply Red

15

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Life by Simply Red
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Platinum record

19

DESIGN OF A DECADE - BEST OF

Janet Jackson

16

Last week

11

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Design Of A Decade - Best Of by Janet Jackson
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20

WAITING TO EXHALE OST

Various

39

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Waiting To Exhale OST by Various
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Platinum record

21

BEST OF VOLUME TWO

UB40

17

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Best Of Volume Two by UB40
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Platinum record

22

HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Michael Jackson

11

Last week

29

Weeks

SONY

History:  Past, Present And Future by Michael Jackson
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23

DON'T ASK

Tina Arena

24

Last week

12

Weeks

TRISTAR/SONY

Don't Ask by Tina Arena
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24

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

28

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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25

GANGSTA'S PARADISE

Coolio

23

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
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26

STRIPPED

The Rolling Stones

27

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Stripped by The Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

27

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

26

Last week

58

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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Platinum record

28

ANTHOLOGY 1

The Beatles

13

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Anthology 1 by The Beatles
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Platinum record

29

GREATEST HITS 1985 - 95

Michael Bolton

21

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits 1985 - 95 by Michael Bolton
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Platinum record

30

BOOMBASTIC

Shaggy

38

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

Boombastic by Shaggy
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31

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE USA

Presidents of the USA

34

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

The Presidents Of The Usa by Presidents of the USA
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32

ACTUAL MILES - HENLEY'S GREATEST HITS

Don Henley

30

Last week

5

Weeks

MCA/UNIVERSAL

Actual Miles - Henley's Greatest Hits by Don Henley
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33

KEEP ON CHOOGLIN'

Creedence Clearwater Revival

25

Last week

8

Weeks

FMR

Keep On Chooglin' by Creedence Clearwater Revival
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34

WEEZER

Weezer

45

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Weezer by Weezer
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35

111 (TEMPLES OF BOOM)

Cypress Hill

33

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

111 (Temples Of Boom) by Cypress Hill
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Platinum record

36

VAULT

Def Leppard

31

Last week

9

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Vault by Def Leppard
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37

GARBAGE

Garbage

45

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Garbage by Garbage
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38

LIVE 1995

Billy Connolly

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live 1995 by Billy Connolly
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39

ALL YOU CAN EAT

kd lang

41

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

All You Can Eat by kd lang
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40

MORE THAN THIS - THE BEST OF

Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music

32

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

More Than This - The Best Of by Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music
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41

WASHING MACHINE

Sonic Youth

43

Last week

2

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Washing Machine by Sonic Youth
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Platinum record

42

PULSE

Pink Floyd

35

Last week

27

Weeks

SONY

Pulse by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

43

CRAZY SEXY COOL

TLC

47

Last week

27

Weeks

BMG

Crazy Sexy Cool by TLC
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44

FINN

The Finn Brothers

39

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Finn by The Finn Brothers
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Platinum record

45

PULP FICTION OST

Various

48

Last week

34

Weeks

BMG

Pulp Fiction OST by Various
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46

LIVE AT THE ACROPOLIS

Yanni

36

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Live At The Acropolis by Yanni
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47

SEAL I/II

Seal

44

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Seal I/Ii by Seal
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48

THE BRIDGE

Ace of Base

43

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

The Bridge by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

49

HELL FREEZES OVER

The Eagles

37

Last week

20

Weeks

Get

BMG

Hell Freezes Over by The Eagles
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50

GREATEST HITS

Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble

42

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits by Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

RHYTHM VOLUME 14

Various

1

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 14 by Various
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2

POWERJAM! VOLUME 1

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Powerjam! Volume 1 by Various
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3

BACKBEAT

Various

3

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Backbeat by Various
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4

BLISS: 20 ESSENTIAL NEW ZEALAND CLASSICS

Various

2

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Bliss: 20 Essential New Zealand Classics by Various
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5

KICKIN' VOLUME 7

Various

4

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 7 by Various
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6

CHILLED

Various

1

Weeks

HUH!/POLYGRAM

Chilled 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