Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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2

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

1

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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3

INGENUE

kd lang

2

Last week

17

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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4

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

4

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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5

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

6

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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6

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

3

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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7

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

8

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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Platinum record

8

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

13

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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9

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

10

Last week

25

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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10

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

12

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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11

SUPERUNKNOWN

Soundgarden

5

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Superunknown by Soundgarden
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Platinum record

12

ZOOROPA

U2

11

Last week

37

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

13

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

17

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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14

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

14

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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15

JAR OF FLIES

Alice In Chains

9

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Jar Of Flies by Alice In Chains
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16

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

7

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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Platinum record

17

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

15

Last week

30

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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18

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

24

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

19

VS

Pearl Jam

19

Last week

22

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

20

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

16

Last week

16

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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21

STILL THE 12TH MAN

The 12th Man

25

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Still The 12Th Man by The 12th Man
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22

25TH ANNIVERSARY REUNION

Judith Durham & The Seekers

30

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

25th Anniversary Reunion by Judith Durham & The Seekers
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23

FAR BEYOND DRIVEN

Pantera

1

Weeks

WARNER

Far Beyond Driven by Pantera
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Platinum record

24

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

18

Last week

59

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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25

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

21

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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26

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

35

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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27

THE CHOSEN ONES

The Black Sorrows

26

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

The Chosen Ones by The Black Sorrows
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Platinum record

28

GREATEST HITS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

22

Last week

18

Weeks

BMG

Greatest Hits by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
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29

PHILADELPHIA OST

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Philadelphia OST by Various
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30

THE SINGLES COLLECTION

David Bowie

42

Last week

16

Weeks

EMI

The Singles Collection by David Bowie
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Platinum record

31

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

40

Last week

19

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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32

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

20

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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Platinum record

33

NOUVEAU FLAMENCO

Ottmar Liebert

29

Last week

23

Weeks

SLM

Nouveau Flamenco by Ottmar Liebert
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Platinum record

34

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

46

Last week

26

Weeks

VIRGIN

Bat Out Of Hell II: Back Into Hell by Meat Loaf
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35

THE HOURS BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAY

Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra

27

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

The Hours Between Night And Day by Ottmar Liebert And Luna Negra
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36

MOTLEY CRUE

Motley Crue

28

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Motley Crue by Motley Crue
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Platinum record

37

RIVER OF DREAMS

Billy Joel

37

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

River Of Dreams by Billy Joel
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Platinum record

38

GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD

Elton John

36

Last week

102

Weeks

MERCURY UK/POLYGRAM

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
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Platinum record

39

ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY

Lenny Kravitz

33

Last week

49

Weeks

VIRGIN

Are You Gonna Go My Way by Lenny Kravitz
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40

BACKTRACKIN'

Eric Clapton

39

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Backtrackin' by Eric Clapton
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41

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

45

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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Platinum record

42

TEN

Pearl Jam

32

Last week

82

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

43

THE WALL

Pink Floyd

34

Last week

100

Weeks

CBS

The Wall by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

44

DANGEROUS

Michael Jackson

38

Last week

98

Weeks

SONY

Dangerous by Michael Jackson
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Platinum record

45

BAT OUT OF HELL

Meat Loaf

43

Last week

82

Weeks

CBS

Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
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46

ANTENNA

ZZ Top

44

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Antenna by ZZ Top
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47

10 SUMMONERS TALES

Sting

37

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

10 Summoners Tales by Sting
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48

PURE PLEASURE

Shaggy

48

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Pure Pleasure by Shaggy
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49

UNDER THE PINK

Tori Amos

31

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Under The Pink by Tori Amos
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50

DOGGYSTYLE

Snoop Doggy Dogg

43

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

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

1

CELTIC HEART

Various

1

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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2

TRANCED VOLUME 1

Various

2

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Tranced Volume 1 by Various
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3

PROUD

Various

1

Weeks

EMI

Proud by Various
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4

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

4

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 by Various
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5

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

3

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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6

THE FILM THEMES

Various

2

Weeks

BMG

The Film Themes 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