Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

HUNTING HIGH AND LOW

A-ha

1

Last week

27

Weeks

WEA

Hunting High And Low by A-ha
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2

FALCO 3

Falco

22

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Falco 3 by Falco
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Platinum record

3

BROTHERS IN ARMS

Dire Straits

2

Last week

53

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
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4

PATSY RIGGIR COUNTRY

Patsy Riggir

3

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Patsy Riggir Country by Patsy Riggir
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Platinum record

5

WHITNEY HOUSTON

Whitney Houston

4

Last week

48

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Whitney Houston by Whitney Houston
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Platinum record

6

FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN

Jimmy Barnes

6

Last week

19

Weeks

FESTIVAL

For The Working Class Man by Jimmy Barnes
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7

PRINCESS

Princess

11

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Princess by Princess
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8

SO

Peter Gabriel

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

So by Peter Gabriel
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9

MATT BIANCO

Matt Bianco

14

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

Matt Bianco by Matt Bianco
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10

A KIND OF MAGIC

Queen

1

Weeks

EMI

A Kind Of Magic by Queen
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11

PRETTY IN PINK OST

Various

5

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Pretty In Pink OST by Various
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12

BIG CANOE

Tim Finn

8

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Big Canoe by Tim Finn
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13

RIPTIDE

Robert Palmer

19

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Riptide by Robert Palmer
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14

WINNER IN YOU

Patti Labelle

1

Weeks

WEA

Winner In You by Patti Labelle
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15

PLEASE

Pet Shop Boys

12

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Please by Pet Shop Boys
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16

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

Icehouse

7

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Measure For Measure by Icehouse
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17

PICTURE BOOK

Simply Red

9

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Picture Book by Simply Red
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18

FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS

Fine Young Cannibals

16

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Fine Young Cannibals by Fine Young Cannibals
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Platinum record

19

NO JACKET REQUIRED

Phil Collins

21

Last week

58

Weeks

WEA

No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

20

DIRTY WORK

Rolling Stones

10

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Dirty Work by Rolling Stones
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21

HUMAN FRAILTY

Hunters & Collectors

15

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Human Frailty by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

22

LOVE OVER GOLD

Dire Straits

18

Last week

73

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Love Over Gold by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

23

MAKING MOVIES

Dire Straits

13

Last week

145

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Making Movies by Dire Straits
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Platinum record

24

LISTEN LIKE THIEVES

INXS

30

Last week

29

Weeks

WEA

Listen Like Thieves by INXS
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25

ROCK A LITTLE

Stevie Nicks

39

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Rock A Little by Stevie Nicks
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Platinum record

26

ISLAND LIFE

Grace Jones

17

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Island Life by Grace Jones
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Platinum record

27

DIRE STRAITS

Dire Straits

24

Last week

80

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dire Straits by Dire Straits
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28

PARADE

Prince

31

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Parade by Prince
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29

COMMUNIQUE

Dire Straits

28

Last week

35

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Communique by Dire Straits
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30

JIMI PLAYS MONTEREY

Jimi Hendrix

32

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jimi Plays Monterey by Jimi Hendrix
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31

EASY PIECES

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

38

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Easy Pieces by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
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32

DIFFERENT LIGHT

The Bangles

23

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Different Light by The Bangles
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33

THE COLOUR OF SPRING

Talk Talk

37

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

The Colour Of Spring by Talk Talk
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Platinum record

34

LITTLE CREATURES

Talking Heads

33

Last week

48

Weeks

EMI

Little Creatures by Talking Heads
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Platinum record

35

THE BROADWAY ALBUM

Barbra Streisand

26

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

The Broadway Album by Barbra Streisand
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36

THIS IS THE SEA

The Waterboys

20

Last week

17

Weeks

FESTIVAL

This Is The Sea by The Waterboys
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37

ALL FOOLS DAY

The Saints

49

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All Fools Day by The Saints
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38

LUXURY OF LIFE

Five Star

45

Last week

15

Weeks

RCA

Luxury Of Life by Five Star
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39

HEADLINES

Midnight Star

1

Weeks

WEA

Headlines by Midnight Star
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40

THIS IS BIG AUDIO DYNAMITE

Big Audio Dynamite

43

Last week

16

Weeks

CBS

This Is Big Audio Dynamite by Big Audio Dynamite
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41

WORLD MACHINE

Level 42

27

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

World Machine by Level 42
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42

HIGH PRIORITY

Cherrelle

35

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

High Priority by Cherrelle
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43

THE JETS

The Jets

33

Last week

2

Weeks

WEA

The Jets by The Jets
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44

KING OF AMERICA

Elvis Costello

41

Last week

9

Weeks

RCA

King Of America by Elvis Costello
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Platinum record

45

GENESIS

Genesis

41

Last week

71

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Genesis by Genesis
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46

SUZANNE VEGA

Suzanne Vega

29

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Suzanne Vega by Suzanne Vega
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47

5150

Van Halen

25

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

5150 by Van Halen
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Platinum record

48

ALCHEMY

Dire Straits

42

Last week

42

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Alchemy by Dire Straits
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49

NERVOUS NIGHT

The Hooters

46

Last week

23

Weeks

CBS

Nervous Night by The Hooters
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50

MARS NEEDS GUITARS

Hoodoo Gurus

48

Last week

28

Weeks

WEA

Mars Needs Guitars by Hoodoo Gurus
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The 10 best-selling compilations albums

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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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