Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Bruce Springsteen

1

Last week

44

Weeks

CBS

Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
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Platinum record

2

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

2

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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3

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

4

STOP MAKING SENSE

Talking Heads

4

Last week

26

Weeks

EMI

Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
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5

SONGS FROM THE BIG CHAIR

Tears for Fears

5

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Songs From The Big Chair by Tears for Fears
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Platinum record

6

THE COLLECTION

Ultravox

7

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Collection by Ultravox
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Platinum record

7

THE RIVER

Bruce Springsteen

8

Last week

25

Weeks

CBS

The River by Bruce Springsteen
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8

MEMORIES

Richard Clayderman

3

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Memories by Richard Clayderman
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9

THE RIDDLE

Nik Kershaw

19

Last week

17

Weeks

WEA

The Riddle by Nik Kershaw
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Platinum record

10

LIKE A VIRGIN

Madonna

11

Last week

19

Weeks

WEA

Like A Virgin by Madonna
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11

EXPECTATIONS

Exponents

9

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Expectations by Exponents
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12

BY REQUEST

Richard Clayderman

6

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

By Request by Richard Clayderman
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13

NIGHTSHIFT

The Commodores

17

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Nightshift by The Commodores
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14

THE SECRET OF ASSOCIATION

Paul Young

14

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

The Secret Of Association by Paul Young
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Platinum record

15

PRIVATE DANCER

Tina Turner

12

Last week

34

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Private Dancer by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

16

ALF

Alison Moyet

13

Last week

19

Weeks

CBS

Alf by Alison Moyet
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17

AMADEUS SOUNDTRACK OST

Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch

15

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Amadeus Soundtrack OST by Marriner/St Martin In The Fields Orch
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Platinum record

18

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

28

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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19

AURAL SCULPTURE

The Stranglers

21

Last week

15

Weeks

CBS

Aural Sculpture by The Stranglers
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20

FRIENDSHIP

Ray Charles

30

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Friendship by Ray Charles
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21

CRAZY FROM THE HEAT

David Lee Roth

26

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Crazy From The Heat by David Lee Roth
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22

VU

Velvet Underground

16

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Vu by Velvet Underground
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Platinum record

23

SHE'S THE BOSS

Mick Jagger

20

Last week

8

Weeks

CBS

She's The Boss by Mick Jagger
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24

HEART OVER MIND

Anne Murray

18

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Heart Over Mind by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

25

SHE'S SO UNUSUAL

Cyndi Lauper

22

Last week

51

Weeks

CBS

She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
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26

AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAY

Prince

23

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Around The World In A Day by Prince
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27

NIGHT TIME

Killing Joke

35

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Night Time by Killing Joke
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Platinum record

28

HEARTBEAT CITY

The Cars

29

Last week

54

Weeks

WEA

Heartbeat City by The Cars
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29

HOW WILL THE WOLF SURVIVE

Los Lobos

24

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

How Will The Wolf Survive by Los Lobos
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30

THE POWER STATION

The Power Station

31

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

The Power Station by The Power Station
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31

THE VERY BEST OF NANA MOUSKOURI

Nana Mouskouri

10

Last week

2

Weeks

K-TEL

The Very Best Of Nana Mouskouri by Nana Mouskouri
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32

BEVERLY HILLS COP OST

Various

40

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Beverly Hills Cop OST by Various
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33

TRULY FOR YOU

The Temptations

50

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Truly For You by The Temptations
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Platinum record

34

1100 BEL AIR PLACE

Julio Iglesias

25

Last week

30

Weeks

CBS

1100 Bel Air Place by Julio Iglesias
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Platinum record

35

THE OPTIMIST

D.D. Smash

38

Last week

23

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Optimist by D.D. Smash
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Platinum record

36

DIAMOND LIFE

Sade

39

Last week

34

Weeks

CBS

Diamond Life by Sade
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37

SOUTHERN ACCENTS

Tom Petty

33

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Southern Accents by Tom Petty
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38

NEW EDITION

New Edition

34

Last week

9

Weeks

WEA

New Edition by New Edition
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39

MAVERICK

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

41

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Maverick by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
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Platinum record

40

ELIMINATOR

ZZ Top

45

Last week

86

Weeks

WEA

Eliminator by ZZ Top
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41

WHO'S AFRAID OF THE ART OF NOISE

Art of Noise

36

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise by Art of Noise
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42

VULTURE CULTURE

The Alan Parsons Project

32

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vulture Culture by The Alan Parsons Project
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43

CHESS

Original Cast Recording

48

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Chess by Original Cast Recording
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44

PLANETARY INVASION

Midnight Star

1

Weeks

WEA

Planetary Invasion by Midnight Star
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46

THE HURTING

Tears for Fears

45

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Hurting by Tears for Fears
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47

SECRET SECRETS

Joan Armatrading

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Secret Secrets by Joan Armatrading
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48

TOUCH YOUR HEART

Jodi Vaughan

1

Weeks

EMI

Touch Your Heart by Jodi Vaughan
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Platinum record

49

SPEAKING IN TONGUES

Talking Heads

27

Last week

83

Weeks

WEA

Speaking In Tongues by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

50

MAKE IT BIG

Wham

33

Last week

21

Weeks

CBS

Make It Big by Wham
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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