Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

ROMEO & JULIET SOUNDTRACK

Various

1

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Romeo & Juliet Soundtrack by Various
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Platinum record

2

POP

U2

2

Last week

3

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Pop by U2
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3

DISCIPLINED BREAKDOWN

Collective Soul

1

Weeks

WARNER

Disciplined Breakdown by Collective Soul
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Platinum record

4

SPICE

Spice Girls

5

Last week

14

Weeks

VIRGIN

Spice by Spice Girls
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5

ANTICHRIST SUPERSTAR

Marilyn Manson

10

Last week

11

Weeks

NOTHING/INTERSCOPE

Antichrist Superstar by Marilyn Manson
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6

EVITA SOUNDTRACK

Madonna

7

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Evita Soundtrack by Madonna
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7

SECRET SAMADHI

Live

3

Last week

5

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Secret Samadhi by Live
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Platinum record

8

AENIMA

Tool

15

Last week

20

Weeks

BMG

Aenima by Tool
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9

THE HEALING GAME

Van Morrison

1

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

The Healing Game by Van Morrison
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Platinum record

10

FORGIVEN NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR PACK

The Corrs

8

Last week

20

Weeks

WARNER

Forgiven Not Forgotten Tour Pack by The Corrs
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11

THE BOATMAN'S CALL

Nick Cave

4

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Boatman's Call by Nick Cave
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12

TRAGIC KINGDOM

No Doubt

6

Last week

32

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Tragic Kingdom by No Doubt
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13

MUSIC FOR THE JILTED GENERATION

The Prodigy

12

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Music For The Jilted Generation by The Prodigy
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14

NINE LIVES

Aerosmith

1

Weeks

SONY

Nine Lives by Aerosmith
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Platinum record

15

FALLING INTO YOU

Celine Dion

16

Last week

50

Weeks

SONY

Falling Into You by Celine Dion
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16

BLUE

Leann Rimes

11

Last week

8

Weeks

TRISTAR/SONY

Blue by Leann Rimes
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17

THE BEST OF . . .

The Pogues

19

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Best Of . . . by The Pogues
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18

SECRETS

Toni Braxton

17

Last week

16

Weeks

BMG

Secrets by Toni Braxton
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19

IXNAY ON THE HOMBRE

The Offspring

13

Last week

8

Weeks

COLUMBIA/SONY

Ixnay On The Hombre by The Offspring
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20

FIRST BAND ON THE MOON

The Cardigans

14

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYDOR/POLYGRAM

First Band On The Moon by The Cardigans
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21

TRAVELLING WITHOUT MOVING

Jamiroquai

25

Last week

16

Weeks

COLUMBIA/SONY

Travelling Without Moving by Jamiroquai
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22

RAZORBLADE SUITCASE

Bush

20

Last week

13

Weeks

INTERSCOPE/MCA

Razorblade Suitcase by Bush
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Platinum record

23

GREATEST HITS

Simply Red

22

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

Greatest Hits by Simply Red
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24

SUBLIME

Sublime

23

Last week

9

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Sublime by Sublime
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25

BRINGING DOWN THE HORSE

The Wallflowers

37

Last week

2

Weeks

INTERSCOPE/UNIVERSAL

Bringing Down The Horse by The Wallflowers
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26

EARTHLING

David Bowie

28

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Earthling by David Bowie
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27

BLUR

Blur

41

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Blur by Blur
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28

LIVE IN PARIS

Celine Dion

29

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Live In Paris by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

29

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

24

Last week

77

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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30

WILDEST DREAMS

Tina Turner

36

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wildest Dreams by Tina Turner
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31

FREAK SHOW

Silverchair

27

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

Freak Show by Silverchair
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32

30 YEARS OF PRIDE

Charley Pride

9

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

30 Years Of Pride by Charley Pride
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Platinum record

33

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

30

Last week

69

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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34

SHERYL CROW

Sheryl Crow

26

Last week

16

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Sheryl Crow by Sheryl Crow
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35

THE BEST OF

Everything But The Girl

30

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

The Best Of by Everything But The Girl
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Platinum record

36

HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

Michael Jackson

21

Last week

64

Weeks

SONY

History:  Past, Present And Future by Michael Jackson
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37

UGLY BEAUTIFUL

Babybird

18

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ugly Beautiful by Babybird
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38

FIGHT FOR YOUR MIND

Ben Harper

43

Last week

30

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Fight For Your Mind by Ben Harper
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Platinum record

39

TO THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED

The Cranberries

49

Last week

38

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

To The Faithful Departed by The Cranberries
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40

BRESSA CREETING CAKE

Bressa Creeting Cake

1

Weeks

Get

FESTIVAL

Bressa Creeting Cake by Bressa Creeting Cake
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41

BROADWAY & 52ND

US3

39

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Broadway & 52Nd by US3
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42

WALKING WOUNDED

Everything But The Girl

49

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Walking Wounded by Everything But The Girl
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43

SHINE OST

Various

35

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Shine OST by Various
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Platinum record

44

DOWN ON THE UPSIDE

Soundgarden

31

Last week

37

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Down On The Upside by Soundgarden
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45

SIMPLY THE BEST

Tina Turner

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Simply The Best by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

46

RECURRING DREAM: THE VERY BEST

Crowded House

34

Last week

35

Weeks

EMI

Recurring Dream:  The Very Best by Crowded House
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Platinum record

47

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

41

Last week

69

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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48

ALL EYEZ ON ME

2Pac

47

Last week

16

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

All Eyez On Me by 2Pac
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49

BADUIZM

Erykah Badu

1

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Baduizm by Erykah Badu
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50

THE LAST GREAT ROMANTIC

David Helfgott

38

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

The Last Great Romantic by David Helfgott
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

PLATINUM RHYTHM

Various

1

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Platinum Rhythm by Various
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2

PURE DISCO

Various

3

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pure Disco by Various
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Platinum record

3

PARTY ON

Various

4

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Party On by Various
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4

1997 GRAMMY NOMINEES

Various

2

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

1997 Grammy Nominees by Various
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5

THE VERY BEST OF COUNTRY ROCK

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

The Very Best Of Country Rock by Various
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6

ABSOLUTE FUNK

Various

5

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Absolute Funk 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