Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

RAY OF LIGHT

Madonna

1

Weeks

WARNER

Ray Of Light by Madonna
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Platinum record

2

TITANIC SOUNDTRACK

Various

1

Last week

9

Weeks

COLUMBIA/SONY

Titanic Soundtrack by Various
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3

LET'S TALK ABOUT LOVE

Celine Dion

2

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

Let's Talk About Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

4

SAVAGE GARDEN

Savage Garden

11

Last week

33

Weeks

ROADSHOW/SONY

Savage Garden by Savage Garden
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Platinum record

5

YIELD

Pearl Jam

3

Last week

5

Weeks

EPIC/SONY

Yield by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

6

YOURSELF OR SOMEONE LIKE YOU

Matchbox 20

7

Last week

31

Weeks

WARNER

Yourself Or Someone Like You by Matchbox 20
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Platinum record

7

ALL SAINTS

All Saints

5

Last week

4

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

All Saints by All Saints
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Platinum record

8

OK COMPUTER

Radiohead

6

Last week

35

Weeks

CAPITOL/EMI

Ok Computer by Radiohead
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Platinum record

9

BACKSTREET'S BACK

Backstreet Boys

8

Last week

18

Weeks

MUSHROOM/BMG

Backstreet's Back by Backstreet Boys
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Platinum record

10

TALK ON CORNERS

The Corrs

4

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Talk On Corners by The Corrs
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Platinum record

11

AQUARIUM

Aqua

9

Last week

23

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Aquarium by Aqua
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12

WHEN I WAS BORN FOR THE 7TH TIME

Cornershop

29

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

When I Was Born For The 7Th Time by Cornershop
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Platinum record

13

THE BIG PICTURE

Elton John

10

Last week

14

Weeks

ROCKET/POLYGRAM

The Big Picture by Elton John
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Platinum record

14

URBAN HYMNS

The Verve

12

Last week

20

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Urban Hymns by The Verve
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15

LEFT OF THE MIDDLE

Natalie Imbruglia

13

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Left Of The Middle by Natalie Imbruglia
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16

BOOGIE NIGHTS OST

Various

35

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Boogie Nights OST by Various
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17

DECKSANDRUMSANDROCKANDROLL

Propellerheads

14

Last week

5

Weeks

WALL OF SOUND

Decksandrumsandrockandroll by Propellerheads
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Platinum record

18

PORTISHEAD

Portishead

17

Last week

19

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Portishead by Portishead
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19

BACKSTREET BOYS

Backstreet Boys

18

Last week

5

Weeks

MUSHROOM/BMG

Backstreet Boys by Backstreet Boys
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20

TIME OUT OF MIND

Bob Dylan

22

Last week

14

Weeks

SONY

Time Out Of Mind by Bob Dylan
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Platinum record

21

THE BEST

Eternal

16

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Best by Eternal
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22

THE VELVET ROPE

Janet Jackson

23

Last week

16

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

The Velvet Rope by Janet Jackson
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23

MAVERICK A STRIKE

Finlay Quaye

24

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Maverick A Strike by Finlay Quaye
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Platinum record

24

THE FAT OF THE LAND

The Prodigy

19

Last week

33

Weeks

BMG

The Fat Of The Land by The Prodigy
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Platinum record

25

SPICEWORLD

Spice Girls

15

Last week

14

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Spiceworld by Spice Girls
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26

IT'S MY LIFE

Sash!

25

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

It's My Life by Sash!
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27

RUA

Moana & The Moahunters

44

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Rua by Moana & The Moahunters
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28

GREATEST HITS - THE BAD BOYS OF REGGAE

Inner Circle

21

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Greatest Hits - The Bad Boys Of Reggae by Inner Circle
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29

DAYS OF THE NEW

Days Of The New

28

Last week

7

Weeks

GEFFEN/UNIVERSAL

Days Of The New by Days Of The New
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30

TIDAL

Fiona Apple

26

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Tidal by Fiona Apple
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31

THE COLOUR & THE SHAPE

Foo Fighters

30

Last week

34

Weeks

EMI

The Colour & The Shape by Foo Fighters
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Platinum record

32

THE WILL TO LIVE

Ben Harper

33

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

The Will To Live by Ben Harper
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33

MY MELODY

Queen Pen

38

Last week

3

Weeks

INTERSCOPE/UNIVERSAL

My Melody by Queen Pen
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Platinum record

34

BLUR

Blur

20

Last week

38

Weeks

EMI

Blur by Blur
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Platinum record

35

BE HERE NOW

Oasis

50

Last week

22

Weeks

CREATION/SONY

Be Here Now by Oasis
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Platinum record

36

SUBLIME

Sublime

31

Last week

35

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Sublime by Sublime
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37

REPRAZENT / NEW FORMS

Roni Size

1

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Reprazent / New Forms by Roni Size
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38

POSTCARDS FROM HEAVEN

Lighthouse Family

47

Last week

6

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Postcards From Heaven by Lighthouse Family
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39

LIFE THRU A LENS

Robbie Williams

1

Weeks

CAPITOL/EMI

Life Thru A Lens by Robbie Williams
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40

THE VERY BEST OF JJ CALE

JJ Cale

1

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of Jj Cale by JJ Cale
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Platinum record

41

PIECES OF YOU

Jewel

37

Last week

51

Weeks

WARNER

Pieces Of You by Jewel
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Platinum record

42

LOVE SONGS

Elton John

47

Last week

17

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Love Songs by Elton John
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Platinum record

43

VERY BEST OF ELTON JOHN

Elton John

50

Last week

40

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Very Best Of Elton John by Elton John
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44

ACROSS FROM MIDNIGHT

Joe Cocker

1

Weeks

MUSHROOM/BMG

Across From Midnight by Joe Cocker
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Platinum record

45

LEGEND

Bob Marley

45

Last week

62

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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46

THE BEST OF PETER POSA

Peter Posa

1

Weeks

BMG

The Best Of Peter Posa by Peter Posa
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47

THE BEST OF

Wham

34

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Wham
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48

OZZMAN COMETH - GREATEST HITS

Ozzy Osbourne

36

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Ozzman Cometh - Greatest Hits by Ozzy Osbourne
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49

DEUCES WILD

BB King

41

Last week

12

Weeks

MCA/UNIVERSAL

Deuces Wild by BB King
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Platinum record

50

RE-LOAD

Metallica

41

Last week

9

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Re-Load by Metallica
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

KICKIN' VOLUME 10

Various

1

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 10 by Various
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2

THE GREATEST OPERA SHOW ON EARTH

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

The Greatest Opera Show On Earth by Various
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3

SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY

Various

4

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Something For Everybody by Various
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4

DIES IRAE-THE#1 CHORAL ALBUM

Various

7

Last week

16

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Dies Irae-The#1 Choral Album by Various
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Platinum record

5

TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100 VOL 4

Various

3

Last week

19

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Triple J Hottest 100 Vol 4 by Various
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6

1998 GRAMMY NOMINEES

Various

6

Last week

2

Weeks

MCA/UNIVERSAL

1998 Grammy Nominees by Various
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Platinum record

7

NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC

Various

5

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Now That's What I Call Music by Various
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Platinum record

8

RHYTHM VOLUME 18

Various

9

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 18 by Various
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9

2 LAGERED

Various

8

Last week

9

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

2 Lagered by Various
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10

PURE DISCO VOL 2

Various

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM TV

Pure Disco Vol 2 by Various
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