Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

2

Last week

26

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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Platinum record

2

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

1

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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Platinum record

3

FRIENDS OST

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Friends OST by Various
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Platinum record

4

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

4

Last week

18

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

5

CRACKED REAR VIEW

Hootie & The Blowfish

6

Last week

39

Weeks

WARNER

Cracked Rear View by Hootie & The Blowfish
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6

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE USA

Presidents of the USA

7

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

The Presidents Of The Usa by Presidents of the USA
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Platinum record

7

THROWING COPPER

Live

5

Last week

39

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Throwing Copper by Live
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8

ROOTS

Sepultura

8

Last week

2

Weeks

BORDER

Roots by Sepultura
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9

MISS THANG

Monica

11

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Miss Thang by Monica
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10

NEW BEGINNING

Tracy Chapman

10

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

New Beginning by Tracy Chapman
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11

HITS UNLIMITED

2 Unlimited

12

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Hits Unlimited by 2 Unlimited
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12

DEFINITELY MAYBE

Oasis

30

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

Definitely Maybe by Oasis
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13

RELISH

Joan Osborne

17

Last week

2

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Relish by Joan Osborne
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Platinum record

14

DAYDREAM

Mariah Carey

14

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Daydream by Mariah Carey
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15

POST

Bjork

9

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Post by Bjork
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Platinum record

16

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

18

Last week

78

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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17

THE PAUL SIMON ANTHOLOGY

Paul Simon

34

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Paul Simon Anthology by Paul Simon
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18

FINN

The Finn Brothers

13

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Finn by The Finn Brothers
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Platinum record

19

WEEZER

Weezer

16

Last week

19

Weeks

BMG

Weezer by Weezer
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20

STR8 OFF THA STREETZ OF MUTHAPHUKKIN

Eazy-E

32

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthaphukkin by Eazy-E
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21

AMERICAN STANDARD

Seven Mary Three

27

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

American Standard by Seven Mary Three
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Platinum record

22

ONCE BITTEN, TWICE BITTEN

The Exponents

26

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Once Bitten, Twice Bitten by The Exponents
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23

DUMMY

Portishead

36

Last week

26

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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24

THE BENDS

Radiohead

24

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

The Bends by Radiohead
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25

SUNBURNT

Martin Phillipps And The Chills

1

Weeks

FMR

Sunburnt by Martin Phillipps And The Chills
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26

PASSION

Jose Carreras

15

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Passion by Jose Carreras
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Platinum record

27

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

25

Last week

66

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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28

FILTH PIG

Ministry

23

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Filth Pig by Ministry
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29

BOYS FOR PELE

Tori Amos

21

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Boys For Pele by Tori Amos
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30

D'EUX

Celine Dion

33

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

D'eux by Celine Dion
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31

TAILS

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories

40

Last week

7

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Tails by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
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Platinum record

32

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

31

Last week

67

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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33

WAITING TO EXHALE OST

Various

28

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Waiting To Exhale OST by Various
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Platinum record

34

THE VIOLIN PLAYER

Vanessa-Mae

22

Last week

23

Weeks

EMI

The Violin Player by Vanessa-Mae
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Platinum record

35

THE MEMORY OF TREES

Enya

39

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

The Memory Of Trees by Enya
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Platinum record

36

HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Michael Jackson

38

Last week

37

Weeks

SONY

History:  Past, Present And Future by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

37

LOVE SONGS

Elton John

19

Last week

14

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Love Songs by Elton John
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38

OPIUM

Ottmar Liebert

20

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Opium by Ottmar Liebert
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39

MURDER BALLADS

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

37

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Murder Ballads by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds
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40

GARBAGE

Garbage

42

Last week

25

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Garbage by Garbage
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Platinum record

41

GANGSTA'S PARADISE

Coolio

43

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Gangsta's Paradise by Coolio
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42

20 YEARS OF ROMANCE

Captain & Tennille

1

Weeks

BMG

20 Years Of Romance by Captain & Tennille
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43

THE VERY BEST OF THE COMMODORES

The Commodores

1

Weeks

MOTOWN/POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of The Commodores by The Commodores
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44

DIFFERENT CLASS

Pulp

47

Last week

2

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Different Class by Pulp
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45

DEBUT

Bjork

37

Last week

25

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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46

SATURDAY MORNING: CARTOONS' GREATEST HITS

Various

48

Last week

4

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Saturday Morning: Cartoons' Greatest Hits by Various
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47

WHALER

Sophie B Hawkins

43

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

Whaler by Sophie B Hawkins
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Platinum record

48

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

50

Last week

92

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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49

FORGIVEN NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR PACK

The Corrs

1

Weeks

WARNER

Forgiven Not Forgotten Tour Pack by The Corrs
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50

LEDBETTER HEIGHTS

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band

1

Weeks

BMG

Ledbetter Heights by Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

1996 GRAMMYS ALBUM

Various

1

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

1996 Grammys Album by Various
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2

ODDMAN OUT

Various

4

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Oddman Out by Various
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3

SUMMA FLAVA

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

Summa Flava by Various
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4

PURE SOFT METAL

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Pure Soft Metal by Various
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5

BACKBEAT

Various

7

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

Backbeat by Various
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Platinum record

6

RHYTHM VOLUME 14

Various

6

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 14 by Various
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