Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

12

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

2

GOLD-20 SUPER HITS

Boney M

10

Last week

31

Weeks

BMG

Gold-20 Super Hits by Boney M
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3

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

2

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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4

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

7

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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5

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

3

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

6

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

5

Last week

21

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

7

VS

Pearl Jam

6

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

8

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

4

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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9

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

27

Last week

17

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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10

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

13

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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11

LAST SPLASH

The Breeders

21

Last week

4

Weeks

FIN

Last Splash by The Breeders
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Platinum record

12

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

11

Last week

52

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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13

SISTER ACT 2: BACK IN THE HABIT OST

Various

17

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Sister Act 2: Back In The Habit OST by Various
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14

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

15

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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15

HERBS - 13 YEARS - THE BEST OF

Herbs

16

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Herbs - 13 Years - The Best Of by Herbs
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Platinum record

16

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

26

Last week

42

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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17

LIVE LIVE LIVE

Bryan Adams

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live Live Live by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

18

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

9

Last week

22

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

19

ZOOROPA

U2

25

Last week

30

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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20

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

David Bowie

12

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

The Singles Collection by David Bowie
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Platinum record

21

THE DAVE DOBBYN COLLECTION

Dave Dobbyn

19

Last week

13

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Dave Dobbyn Collection by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

22

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

18

Last week

19

Weeks

VIRGIN

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

23

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

8

Last week

91

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

24

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

22

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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25

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

43

Last week

13

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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26

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

14

Last week

23

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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Platinum record

27

DUETS

Frank Sinatra

29

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Duets by Frank Sinatra
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Platinum record

28

WAKING UP THE NEIGHBOURS

Bryan Adams

40

Last week

47

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Waking Up The Neighbours by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

29

JUMP BACK '71-'93

Rolling Stones

20

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Jump Back '71-'93 by Rolling Stones
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30

FLESH & WOOD

Jimmy Barnes

28

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flesh & Wood by Jimmy Barnes
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Platinum record

31

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

23

Last week

66

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

32

RECKLESS

Bryan Adams

30

Last week

54

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Reckless by Bryan Adams
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33

YES I AM

Melissa Etheridge

33

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Yes I Am by Melissa Etheridge
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34

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

44

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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Platinum record

35

TEN

Pearl Jam

30

Last week

75

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

36

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

37

Last week

16

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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37

BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY

Phil Collins

38

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Both Sides Of The Story by Phil Collins
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38

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

24

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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39

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

45

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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40

GISH

Smashing Pumpkins

46

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Gish by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

41

THE SPAGHETTI INCIDENT

Guns N' Roses

39

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

The Spaghetti Incident by Guns N' Roses
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42

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

50

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Doggystyle by Snoop Doggy Dogg
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43

MORE 20 SUPER HITS VOLUME 2

Boney M

1

Weeks

BMG

More 20 Super Hits Volume 2 by Boney M
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Platinum record

44

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

31

Last week

29

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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Platinum record

45

BREATHLESS

Kenny G

48

Last week

48

Weeks

BMG

Breathless by Kenny G
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46

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

Pavarotti & Domingo

41

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

A Night At The Opera by Pavarotti & Domingo
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Platinum record

47

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

46

Last week

72

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Platinum record

48

TOUCH OF MUSIC IN THE NIGHT

Michael Crawford

37

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Touch Of Music In The Night by Michael Crawford
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49

DUETS

Elton John

35

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Duets by Elton John
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Platinum record

50

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

32

Last week

78

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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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

4

Weeks

BMG

Jazz On A Summers Day by Various
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2

CELTIC HEART

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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3

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

2

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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4

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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5

COMMON THREAD (THE SONGS OF THE EAGLES)

Various

4

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Common Thread (The Songs Of The Eagles) by Various
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6

KICKIN' VOLUME 2

Various

5

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 2 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