Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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2

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

9

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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3

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

7

Last week

23

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

4

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

3

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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Platinum record

5

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

2

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

6

VS

Pearl Jam

5

Last week

14

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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7

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

28

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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Platinum record

8

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

8

Last week

90

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

9

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

6

Last week

21

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

10

GOLD-20 SUPER HITS

Boney M

29

Last week

30

Weeks

BMG

Gold-20 Super Hits by Boney M
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Platinum record

11

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

12

Last week

51

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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12

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

David Bowie

13

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

The Singles Collection by David Bowie
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13

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

11

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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14

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

24

Last week

22

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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15

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

4

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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16

HERBS - 13 YEARS - THE BEST OF

Herbs

21

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Herbs - 13 Years - The Best Of by Herbs
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17

SISTER ACT 2: BACK IN THE HABIT OST

Various

16

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit OST by Various
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Platinum record

18

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

10

Last week

18

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf
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Platinum record

19

THE DAVE DOBBYN COLLECTION

Dave Dobbyn

14

Last week

12

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Dave Dobbyn Collection by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

20

JUMP BACK '71-'93

Rolling Stones

27

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Jump Back '71-'93 by Rolling Stones
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21

LAST SPLASH

The Breeders

35

Last week

3

Weeks

FIN

Last Splash by The Breeders
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Platinum record

22

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

18

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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Platinum record

23

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

34

Last week

65

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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24

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

42

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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Platinum record

25

ZOOROPA

U2

15

Last week

29

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

26

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

25

Last week

41

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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27

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

39

Last week

16

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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28

FLESH & WOOD

Jimmy Barnes

17

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flesh & Wood by Jimmy Barnes
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Platinum record

29

DUETS

Frank Sinatra

22

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Duets by Frank Sinatra
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Platinum record

30

TEN

Pearl Jam

19

Last week

74

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

31

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

33

Last week

28

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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Platinum record

32

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

23

Last week

77

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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33

YES I AM

Melissa Etheridge

20

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Yes I Am by Melissa Etheridge
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34

JUDGEMENT NIGHT OST

Various

31

Last week

10

Weeks

SONY

Judgement Night OST by Various
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35

DUETS

Elton John

30

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Duets by Elton John
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36

SCREENPLAYING

Mark Knopfler

26

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Screenplaying by Mark Knopfler
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37

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

38

Last week

15

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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38

BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY

Phil Collins

43

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

Both Sides Of The Story by Phil Collins
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Platinum record

39

THE SPAGHETTI INCIDENT

Guns N' Roses

32

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

The Spaghetti Incident by Guns N' Roses
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40

BLIND MELON

Blind Melon

1

Weeks

EMI

Blind Melon by Blind Melon
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41

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

Pavarotti & Domingo

50

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

A Night At The Opera by Pavarotti & Domingo
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42

IN UTERO

Nirvana

40

Last week

18

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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43

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

36

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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44

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

49

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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45

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

47

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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Platinum record

46

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

48

Last week

71

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

47

SIMPLY THE BEST

Tina Turner

45

Last week

78

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Simply The Best by Tina Turner
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Platinum record

48

BREATHLESS

Kenny G

49

Last week

47

Weeks

BMG

Breathless by Kenny G
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49

COME ON FEEL THE LEMONHEADS

The Lemonheads

41

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Come On Feel The Lemonheads by The Lemonheads
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50

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

49

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Doggystyle by Snoop Doggy Dogg
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

JAZZ ON A SUMMERS DAY

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Jazz On A Summers Day by Various
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2

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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3

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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4

COMMON THREAD (THE SONGS OF THE EAGLES)

Various

5

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Common Thread (The Songs Of The Eagles) by Various
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5

KICKIN' VOLUME 2

Various

4

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 2 by Various
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6

TECHNOCLASSIX- NEVER MIND THE BEETHOVEN

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Technoclassix- Never Mind The Beethoven 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