Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

2

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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Platinum record

2

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

1

Last week

14

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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3

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

3

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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4

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

7

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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5

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

4

Last week

19

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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Platinum record

6

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

9

Last week

23

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

7

VS

Pearl Jam

8

Last week

17

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

8

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

6

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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9

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

22

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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10

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

5

Last week

26

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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11

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

10

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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Platinum record

12

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

25

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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Platinum record

13

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

28

Last week

18

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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Platinum record

14

ZOOROPA

U2

23

Last week

32

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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15

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

38

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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16

ANTENNA

ZZ Top

13

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Antenna by ZZ Top
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Platinum record

17

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

14

Last week

54

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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18

LAST SPLASH

The Breeders

15

Last week

6

Weeks

FIN

Last Splash by The Breeders
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19

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

1

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

20

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

19

Last week

24

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

21

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

20

Last week

21

Weeks

VIRGIN

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

22

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

31

Last week

44

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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Platinum record

23

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

24

Last week

25

Weeks

WARNER

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

24

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

32

Last week

95

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

25

GOLD-20 SUPER HITS

Boney M

12

Last week

33

Weeks

BMG

Gold-20 Super Hits by Boney M
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26

UNDER THE PINK

Tori Amos

1

Weeks

WARNER

Under The Pink by Tori Amos
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27

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

37

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Doggystyle by Snoop Doggy Dogg
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28

HERBS - 13 YEARS - THE BEST OF

Herbs

21

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Herbs - 13 Years - The Best Of by Herbs
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29

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

David Bowie

17

Last week

12

Weeks

EMI

The Singles Collection by David Bowie
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30

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

33

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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Platinum record

31

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

30

Last week

93

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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32

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

26

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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33

THE BEST OF JOHNNY CASH

Johnny Cash

11

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of Johnny Cash by Johnny Cash
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34

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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Platinum record

35

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

41

Last week

80

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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Platinum record

36

TEN

Pearl Jam

35

Last week

77

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

37

THE DAVE DOBBYN COLLECTION

Dave Dobbyn

18

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Dave Dobbyn Collection by Dave Dobbyn
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38

CORE

Stone Temple Pilots

40

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Core by Stone Temple Pilots
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39

BLIND MELON

Blind Melon

27

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Blind Melon by Blind Melon
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Platinum record

40

THE SPAGHETTI INCIDENT

Guns N' Roses

41

Last week

11

Weeks

BMG

The Spaghetti Incident by Guns N' Roses
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41

LIVE LIVE LIVE

Bryan Adams

46

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Live Live Live by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

42

AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE

R.E.M.

44

Last week

68

Weeks

WARNER

Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
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43

GISH

Smashing Pumpkins

43

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Gish by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

44

JUMP BACK '71-'93

Rolling Stones

16

Last week

12

Weeks

VIRGIN

Jump Back '71-'93 by Rolling Stones
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45

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

Pavarotti & Domingo

39

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

A Night At The Opera by Pavarotti & Domingo
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46

SISTER ACT 2: BACK IN THE HABIT OST

Various

34

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

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

47

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

44

Last week

30

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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48

10 SUMMONERS TALES

Sting

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

10 Summoners Tales by Sting
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49

YES I AM

Melissa Etheridge

42

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Yes I Am by Melissa Etheridge
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Platinum record

50

UNPLUGGED

Eric Clapton

45

Last week

74

Weeks

WARNER

Unplugged by Eric Clapton
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

CELTIC HEART

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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2

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

5

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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3

JAZZ ON A SUMMERS DAY

Various

2

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Jazz On A Summers Day by Various
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4

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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5

COLLISION 2

Various

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Collision 2 by Various
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6

THE BEAVIS & BUTTHEAD EXPERIENCE

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

The Beavis & Butthead Experience by Various
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