Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

JAZZERCISE

Carol O'Halloran

1

Weeks

M.W.

Jazzercise by Carol O'Halloran
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2

TATTOO YOU

Rolling Stones

1

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Tattoo You by Rolling Stones
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Platinum record

3

LES MUSIQUES DE L'AMOUR

Richard Clayderman

8

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Les Musiques De L'amour by Richard Clayderman
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4

PRECIOUS TIME

Pat Benatar

2

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Precious Time by Pat Benatar
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5

BAD HABITS

Billy Field

4

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Bad Habits by Billy Field
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6

NEW TRADITIONALISTS

Devo

1

Weeks

WEA

New Traditionalists by Devo
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Platinum record

7

STRAY CATS

Stray Cats

3

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

Stray Cats by Stray Cats
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8

LONG DISTANCE VOYAGER

The Moody Blues

22

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Long Distance Voyager by The Moody Blues
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Platinum record

9

REVERIES

Richard Clayderman

11

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

Reveries by Richard Clayderman
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10

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

15

Last week

4

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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11

TIME

Electric Light Orchestra

24

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Time by Electric Light Orchestra
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12

BELLA DONNA

Stevie Nicks

7

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Bella Donna by Stevie Nicks
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Platinum record

13

FLOWERS

Icehouse

6

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flowers by Icehouse
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14

LOVERBOY

Loverboy

19

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

Loverboy by Loverboy
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15

SHOT OF LOVE

Bob Dylan

28

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Shot Of Love by Bob Dylan
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16

MISTAKEN IDENTITY

Kim Carnes

13

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Mistaken Identity by Kim Carnes
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Platinum record

17

CLIFF RICHARD 1958 - 1981

Cliff Richard

5

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Cliff Richard 1958 - 1981 by Cliff Richard
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18

PIRATES

Rickie Lee Jones

16

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

Pirates by Rickie Lee Jones
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Platinum record

19

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

9

Last week

39

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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20

CELEBRATE

Kool & The Gang

21

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Celebrate by Kool & The Gang
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21

PRESENT ARMS

UB40

18

Last week

4

Weeks

RTC

Present Arms by UB40
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22

PRETENDERS II

Pretenders

20

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

Pretenders Ii by Pretenders
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23

VIENNA

Ultravox

17

Last week

34

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vienna by Ultravox
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24

CLOSER

Joy Division

10

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

Closer by Joy Division
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25

COMPLETION BACKWARD PRINCIPLE

The Tubes

14

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Completion Backward Principle by The Tubes
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26

HARD PROMISES

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

30

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Hard Promises by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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Platinum record

27

MUSIC BY CANDLELIGHT

Gheorghe Zamfir

26

Last week

73

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Music By Candlelight by Gheorghe Zamfir
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28

THIS OLE HOUSE

Shakin' Stevens

27

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens
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29

JU JU

Siouxsie & The Banshees

39

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ju Ju by Siouxsie & The Banshees
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30

TALK TALK TALK

Psychedelic Furs

29

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Talk Talk Talk by Psychedelic Furs
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31

MECCA FOR MODERNS

The Manhattan Transfer

25

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Mecca For Moderns by The Manhattan Transfer
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32

STARS ON LONG PLAY

Stars on 45

23

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Stars On Long Play by Stars on 45
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33

BAD FOR GOOD

Jim Steinman

1

Weeks

CBS

Bad For Good by Jim Steinman
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Platinum record

34

FLESH AND BLOOD

Roxy Music

33

Last week

54

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Flesh And Blood by Roxy Music
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35

FEELINGS

Roger Whittaker

46

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

Feelings by Roger Whittaker
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36

STARS ON GOLD

Stars on Gold

12

Last week

3

Weeks

M.W.

Stars On Gold by Stars on Gold
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37

ARC OF A DIVER

Steve Winwood

34

Last week

24

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Arc Of A Diver by Steve Winwood
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38

DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP

AC/DC

32

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC
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39

JOURNEYS TO GLORY

Spandau Ballet

35

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Journeys To Glory by Spandau Ballet
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40

JUICE

Juice Newton

1

Weeks

EMI

Juice by Juice Newton
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41

UNKNOWN PLEASURES

Joy Division

42

Last week

13

Weeks

RTC

Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
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42

CHANGESONEBOWIE

David Bowie

48

Last week

27

Weeks

RCA

Changesonebowie by David Bowie
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Platinum record

43

WAIATA

Split Enz

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Waiata by Split Enz
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44

FAITH

The Cure

36

Last week

18

Weeks

CBS

Faith by The Cure
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45

THE FOX

Elton John

46

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Fox by Elton John
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46

THE MAN WITH THE HORN

Miles Davis

1

Weeks

CBS

The Man With The Horn by Miles Davis
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47

COCKER HAPPY

Joe Cocker

1

Weeks

EMI

Cocker Happy by Joe Cocker
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48

FRIDAY NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO

Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin

1

Weeks

CBS

Friday Night In San Francisco by Al Di Meola & John McLaughlin
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49

DELEGATION

Delegation

31

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Delegation by Delegation
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50

THE TURN OF A FRIENDLY CARD

The Alan Parsons Project

44

Last week

20

Weeks

EMI

The Turn Of A Friendly Card by The Alan Parsons Project
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

SOLID GOLD VOL 30

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Solid Gold Vol 30 by Various
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2

PLATINUM PLUS VOL 4

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Platinum Plus Vol 4 by Various
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3

EASY RIDIN

Various

3

Last week

4

Weeks

M.W.

Easy Ridin by Various
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4

BAD GIRLS & GOOD OLD BOYS

Various

4

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Bad Girls & Good Old Boys by Various
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5

DANCE CRAZE

Various

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Dance Craze 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