Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THRILLER

Michael Jackson

1

Last week

23

Weeks

Get

CBS

Thriller by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

2

LET'S DANCE

David Bowie

2

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Let's Dance by David Bowie
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3

LIVE AT MAINSTREET

Dance Exponents / Legionnaires

5

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Live At Mainstreet by Dance Exponents / Legionnaires
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4

INARTICULATE SPEECH OF THE HEART

Van Morrison

4

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Inarticulate Speech Of The Heart by Van Morrison
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5

SWEET DREAMS ARE MADE OF THIS

Eurythmics

17

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This by Eurythmics
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6

POWER, CORRUPTION AND LIES

New Order

3

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Power, Corruption And Lies by New Order
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7

TOO LOW FOR ZERO

Elton John

9

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Too Low For Zero by Elton John
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8

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

6

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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9

TRUE

Spandau Ballet

10

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

TRUE by Spandau Ballet
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10

PIECE OF MIND

Iron Maiden

8

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Piece Of Mind by Iron Maiden
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11

THE KEY

Joan Armatrading

7

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Key by Joan Armatrading
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Platinum record

12

CARGO

Men at Work

14

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Cargo by Men at Work
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13

WAR

U2

11

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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14

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Sharon O'Neill

19

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Foreign Affairs by Sharon O'Neill
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15

THE WAYWARD WIND

James Galway

13

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

The Wayward Wind by James Galway
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16

IN YOUR EYES

George Benson

16

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

In Your Eyes by George Benson
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17

LIVING MY LIFE

Grace Jones

20

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Living My Life by Grace Jones
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18

LIONEL RICHIE

Lionel Richie

21

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Lionel Richie by Lionel Richie
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Platinum record

19

THE FINAL CUT

Pink Floyd

12

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

The Final Cut by Pink Floyd
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20

1999

Prince

43

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

1999 by Prince
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21

QUICK STEP AND SIDE KICK

Thompson Twins

15

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Quick Step And Side Kick by Thompson Twins
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22

THE WILD HEART

Stevie Nicks

1

Weeks

WEA

The Wild Heart by Stevie Nicks
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23

BRANIGAN 2

Laura Branigan

22

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Branigan 2 by Laura Branigan
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24

OUTSIDE INSIDE

The Tubes

23

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Outside Inside by The Tubes
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25

THE HURTING

Tears for Fears

24

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Hurting by Tears for Fears
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Platinum record

26

PRIMITIVE MAN

Icehouse

27

Last week

36

Weeks

WEA

Primitive Man by Icehouse
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27

RARE

David Bowie

18

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

Rare by David Bowie
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Platinum record

28

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

33

Last week

36

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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29

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

28

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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30

ALL THE GREATEST HITS

The Commodores

50

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

All The Greatest Hits by The Commodores
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31

WAITING

Fun Boy Three

36

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Waiting by Fun Boy Three
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32

A CHILDS ADVENTURE

Marianne Faithfull

29

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

A Childs Adventure by Marianne Faithfull
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33

HAPPY FAMILIES

Blancmange

25

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Happy Families by Blancmange
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Platinum record

34

BUSINESS AS USUAL

Men at Work

30

Last week

68

Weeks

CBS

Business As Usual by Men at Work
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35

COMPLETE MADNESS

Madness

26

Last week

9

Weeks

RTC

Complete Madness by Madness
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Platinum record

36

NIGHTCLUBBING

Grace Jones

35

Last week

67

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Nightclubbing by Grace Jones
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37

BLUE SMOKE

Eddie Low

1

Weeks

RCA

Blue Smoke by Eddie Low
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38

AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

Tompall & The Glaser Brothers

1

Weeks

WEA

After All These Years by Tompall & The Glaser Brothers
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Platinum record

39

RIO

Duran Duran

31

Last week

47

Weeks

EMI

Rio by Duran Duran
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40

CHA

Jo Jo Zep

39

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Cha by Jo Jo Zep
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Platinum record

41

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

46

Last week

122

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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42

WHAMMY

The B-52's

49

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Whammy by The B-52's
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43

BODY WISHES

Rod Stewart

38

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Body Wishes by Rod Stewart
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44

JOHN DENVER GREATEST HITS VOL 2

John Denver

32

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

John Denver Greatest Hits Vol 2 by John Denver
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45

GREATEST HITS VOL 1 & 2

Al Green

42

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits Vol 1 & 2 by Al Green
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46

WE ARE ON THE WAY-O

The Hornettes

50

Last week

3

Weeks

M.W.

We Are On The Way-O by The Hornettes
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Platinum record

47

GREATEST HITS

Little River Band

41

Last week

17

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Little River Band
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Platinum record

48

THE LEXICON OF LOVE

ABC

34

Last week

33

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Lexicon Of Love by ABC
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49

PYROMANIA

Def Leppard

44

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pyromania by Def Leppard
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50

JARREAU

Al Jarreau

34

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Jarreau by Al Jarreau
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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