Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

THE UNFORGETTABLE FIRE

U2

1

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

The Unforgettable Fire by U2
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Platinum record

2

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

1

Last week

30

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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3

LOVE LIFE

Berlin

8

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Life by Berlin
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Platinum record

4

1100 BEL AIR PLACE

Julio Iglesias

2

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

1100 Bel Air Place by Julio Iglesias
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Platinum record

5

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

3

Last week

20

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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6

TONIGHT

David Bowie

4

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Tonight by David Bowie
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7

THE WOMAN IN RED

Stevie Wonder

6

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Woman In Red by Stevie Wonder
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8

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

5

Last week

10

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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9

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

12

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

10

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

11

Last week

62

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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11

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

9

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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12

COULDN'T STAND THE WEATHER

Stevie Ray Vaughan

14

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Couldn't Stand The Weather by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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13

PURPLE RAIN OST

Prince And The Revolution

10

Last week

14

Weeks

Get

WEA

Purple Rain OST by Prince And The Revolution
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14

LITTLE RIVER

Audrey Landers

7

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Little River by Audrey Landers
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15

PLEASURE VICTIMS

Berlin

21

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Pleasure Victims by Berlin
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16

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

17

Last week

27

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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17

LEGEND

Bob Marley

13

Last week

12

Weeks

FMR

Legend by Bob Marley
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Platinum record

18

UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY

U2

16

Last week

36

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Under A Blood Red Sky by U2
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19

TEXAS FLOOD

Stevie Ray Vaughan

46

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Texas Flood by Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Platinum record

20

REBEL YELL

Billy Idol

22

Last week

29

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Rebel Yell by Billy Idol
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Platinum record

21

THE SWING

INXS

20

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

The Swing by INXS
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22

BREAK OUT

Pointer Sisters

18

Last week

11

Weeks

RCA

Break Out by Pointer Sisters
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23

WAR

U2

30

Last week

69

Weeks

FESTIVAL

War by U2
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24

THIS ISLAND

Eurogliders

15

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

This Island by Eurogliders
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25

NEW SENSATIONS

Lou Reed

26

Last week

7

Weeks

RCA

New Sensations by Lou Reed
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Platinum record

26

AN INNOCENT MAN

Billy Joel

19

Last week

56

Weeks

CBS

An Innocent Man by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

27

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

27

Last week

68

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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28

THE MAGAZINE

Rickie Lee Jones

23

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

The Magazine by Rickie Lee Jones
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29

A WALK ACROSS THE ROOFTOPS

The Blue Nile

24

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

A Walk Across The Rooftops by The Blue Nile
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30

PARADE

Spandau Ballet

28

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Parade by Spandau Ballet
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31

IT'S MY LIFE

Talk Talk

29

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

It's My Life by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

32

CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Lionel Richie

25

Last week

42

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
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33

MIRROR MOVES

Psychedelic Furs

32

Last week

24

Weeks

CBS

Mirror Moves by Psychedelic Furs
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34

POWERSLAVE

Iron Maiden

44

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Powerslave by Iron Maiden
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Platinum record

35

INTO THE GAP

Thompson Twins

33

Last week

26

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Into The Gap by Thompson Twins
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36

SIDEWALK

Icehouse

34

Last week

18

Weeks

WEA

Sidewalk by Icehouse
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37

SPORTS

Huey Lewis & The News

37

Last week

22

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sports by Huey Lewis & The News
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38

1984

Van Halen

40

Last week

39

Weeks

WEA

1984 by Van Halen
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39

PHANTOMS

The Fixx

41

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Phantoms by The Fixx
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40

BILLY IDOL

Billy Idol

36

Last week

64

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Billy Idol by Billy Idol
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41

AUTUMNAL PARK

Pseudo Echo

35

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Autumnal Park by Pseudo Echo
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Platinum record

42

COLOUR BY NUMBERS

Culture Club

38

Last week

45

Weeks

VIRGIN

Colour By Numbers by Culture Club
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Platinum record

43

SEVEN AND THE RAGGED TIGER

Duran Duran

39

Last week

39

Weeks

EMI

Seven And The Ragged Tiger by Duran Duran
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44

GENESIS

Genesis

46

Last week

46

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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45

CAFE BLEU

Style Council

31

Last week

26

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cafe Bleu by Style Council
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46

BREAKING HEARTS

Elton John

42

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Breaking Hearts by Elton John
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47

INFIDELS

Bob Dylan

47

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Infidels by Bob Dylan
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48

GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROAD STREET

Paul McCartney

1

Weeks

EMI

Give My Regards To Broad Street by Paul McCartney
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Platinum record

49

PRAYERS BE ANSWERED

Dance Exponents

45

Last week

42

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Prayers Be Answered by Dance Exponents
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Platinum record

50

ALCHEMY

Dire Straits

50

Last week

28

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Alchemy by Dire Straits
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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