Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

2

Last week

10

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

2

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

1

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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3

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

3

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

4

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

4

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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Platinum record

5

INGENUE

kd lang

5

Last week

22

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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6

OLD FRIENDS

John McDermott

15

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Old Friends by John McDermott
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7

22 ALL TIME GOSPEL FAVOURITES

John McSweeney

16

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

22 All Time Gospel Favourites by John McSweeney
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Platinum record

8

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

14

Last week

33

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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9

THE VERY BEST OF JIM REEVES

Jim Reeves

36

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

The Very Best Of Jim Reeves by Jim Reeves
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10

LONGING IN THEIR HEARTS

Bonnie Raitt

9

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Longing In Their Hearts by Bonnie Raitt
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Platinum record

11

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

19

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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12

DEBUT

Bjork

13

Last week

13

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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13

PHILADELPHIA OST

Various

7

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Philadelphia OST by Various
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14

BAD TO THE BONE

Inner Circle

6

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Bad To The Bone by Inner Circle
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15

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

8

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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16

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

12

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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17

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

11

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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Platinum record

18

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

10

Last week

12

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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19

GIVE OUT BUT DON'T GIVE UP

Primal Scream

18

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Give Out But Don't Give Up by Primal Scream
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20

CROONIN'

Anne Murray

49

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Croonin' by Anne Murray
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Platinum record

21

VS

Pearl Jam

25

Last week

27

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

22

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

17

Last week

24

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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Platinum record

23

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

32

Last week

64

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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24

SOFTLY WITH THESE SONGS

Roberta Flack

1

Weeks

WARNER

Softly With These Songs by Roberta Flack
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Platinum record

25

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

23

Last week

36

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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26

FIESTA FATAL

B-Tribe

1

Weeks

WARNER

Fiesta Fatal by B-Tribe
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Platinum record

27

ZOOROPA

U2

21

Last week

42

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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28

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

26

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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29

FAR BEYOND DRIVEN

Pantera

30

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Far Beyond Driven by Pantera
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30

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

20

Last week

30

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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31

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

24

Last week

29

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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Platinum record

32

MCMXC A.D.

Enigma

37

Last week

37

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mcmxc A.D. by Enigma
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Platinum record

33

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

29

Last week

21

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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34

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

27

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

35

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

35

Last week

35

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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36

VAUXHALL AND I

Morrissey

46

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Vauxhall And I by Morrissey
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Platinum record

37

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

42

Last week

30

Weeks

VIRGIN

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

38

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

48

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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39

MELLOW GOLD

Beck

33

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Mellow Gold by Beck
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40

IN UTERO

Nirvana

43

Last week

22

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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Platinum record

41

TEN

Pearl Jam

41

Last week

86

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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42

SYMPHONY OR DAMN

Terence Trent D'Arby

45

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

Symphony Or Damn by Terence Trent D'Arby
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43

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

38

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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44

SWING BATTA SWING

K7

28

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Swing Batta Swing by K7
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45

VORTURA

Bailterspace

22

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Vortura by Bailterspace
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46

LET LOVE IN

Nick Cave

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Let Love In by Nick Cave
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Platinum record

47

NEVERMIND

Nirvana

47

Last week

39

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Nevermind by Nirvana
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48

BY REQUEST

Foster & Allen

1

Weeks

BMG

By Request by Foster & Allen
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Platinum record

49

GREATEST HITS-THE POLICE

The Police

40

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Greatest Hits-The Police by The Police
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50

SPLENDOUR SOLIS

The Tea Party

1

Weeks

EMI

Splendour Solis by The Tea Party
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums

1

BROWNSWOOD

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brownswood by Various
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2

CELTIC HEART

Various

3

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Celtic Heart by Various
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3

PROUD

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Proud by Various
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4

TRANCED VOLUME 1

Various

4

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Tranced Volume 1 by Various
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5

THE TRIP VOLUME 2

Various

2

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

The Trip Volume 2 by Various
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6

RHYTHM VOLUME 9

Various

6

Last week

19

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 9 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