Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

1

Last week

13

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

2

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

2

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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3

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

3

Last week

5

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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4

THE VERY BEST OF BREAD

Bread

13

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

The Very Best Of Bread by Bread
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Platinum record

5

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

4

Last week

36

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

6

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

5

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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7

TEASE ME

Chaka Demus & Pliers

6

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tease Me by Chaka Demus & Pliers
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Platinum record

8

INGENUE

kd lang

8

Last week

25

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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9

DEMON FLOWER

Hunters & Collectors

9

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Demon Flower by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

10

VS

Pearl Jam

7

Last week

30

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

11

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

20

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

12

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

12

Last week

33

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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13

THE VERY BEST OF PAT BENATAR

Pat Benatar

25

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of Pat Benatar by Pat Benatar
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14

FLIK Y'SELF OFF Y'SELF

HLAH (Head Like a Hole)

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Flik Y'self Off Y'self by HLAH (Head Like a Hole)
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15

DEBUT

Bjork

17

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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16

EXPERIMENTAL JET SET,TRASH AND NO STAR

Sonic Youth

1

Weeks

BMG

Experimental Jet Set,Trash And No Star by Sonic Youth
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Platinum record

17

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

10

Last week

67

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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18

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

23

Last week

22

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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Platinum record

19

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

16

Last week

18

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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20

LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS

Pretenders

1

Weeks

WARNER

Last Of The Independents by Pretenders
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21

PHILADELPHIA OST

Various

11

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

Philadelphia OST by Various
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Platinum record

22

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

47

Last week

32

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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23

LONGING IN THEIR HEARTS

Bonnie Raitt

15

Last week

7

Weeks

EMI

Longing In Their Hearts by Bonnie Raitt
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24

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

14

Last week

14

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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Platinum record

25

TEN

Pearl Jam

18

Last week

89

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

26

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

22

Last week

39

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

27

ZOOROPA

U2

21

Last week

45

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

28

SO FAR, SO GOOD

Bryan Adams

33

Last week

27

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far, So Good by Bryan Adams
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29

WEIGHT

Rollins Band

31

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Weight by Rollins Band
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30

SOFTLY WITH THESE SONGS

Roberta Flack

29

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Softly With These Songs by Roberta Flack
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Platinum record

31

TOGETHER ALONE

Crowded House

36

Last week

27

Weeks

EMI

Together Alone by Crowded House
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32

CANTO GREGORIANO

Silos Monks Chorus

24

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Canto Gregoriano by Silos Monks Chorus
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33

THE PIANO SOUNDTRACK

Michael Nyman

34

Last week

32

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Piano Soundtrack by Michael Nyman
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34

MELLOW GOLD

Beck

32

Last week

8

Weeks

BMG

Mellow Gold by Beck
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35

LET LOVE IN

Nick Cave

37

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Let Love In by Nick Cave
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Platinum record

36

MCMXC A.D.

Enigma

38

Last week

40

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mcmxc A.D. by Enigma
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37

BAD TO THE BONE

Inner Circle

30

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Bad To The Bone by Inner Circle
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38

OLD FRIENDS

John McDermott

19

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Old Friends by John McDermott
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39

GIVE OUT BUT DON'T GIVE UP

Primal Scream

26

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Give Out But Don't Give Up by Primal Scream
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Platinum record

40

BIGGER, BETTER, FASTER, MORE?

4 Non Blondes

44

Last week

38

Weeks

WARNER

Bigger, Better, Faster, More? by 4 Non Blondes
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41

TEENAGER OF THE YEAR

Frank Black

1

Weeks

FIN

Teenager Of The Year by Frank Black
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Platinum record

42

TONI BRAXTON

Toni Braxton

50

Last week

24

Weeks

BMG

Toni Braxton by Toni Braxton
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43

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

49

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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44

FIESTA FATAL

B-Tribe

34

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Fiesta Fatal by B-Tribe
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45

VERY NECESSARY

Salt N Pepa

27

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Very Necessary by Salt N Pepa
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46

SWING BATTA SWING

K7

40

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Swing Batta Swing by K7
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Platinum record

47

IN UTERO

Nirvana

42

Last week

25

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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48

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

45

Last week

19

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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Platinum record

49

BAT OUT OF HELL II: BACK INTO HELL

Meat Loaf

37

Last week

31

Weeks

VIRGIN

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

50

JAR OF FLIES

Alice In Chains

37

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

Jar Of Flies by Alice In Chains
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

KICKIN' VOLUME 3

Various

1

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 3 by Various
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2

PROUD

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Proud by Various
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3

RHYTHM COUNTRY & BLUES

Various

2

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Rhythm Country & Blues by Various
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4

BROWNSWOOD

Various

4

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brownswood by Various
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5

GOOD MORNING SAIGON VOLUME 1

Various

6

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Good Morning Saigon Volume 1 by Various
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6

GOOD MORNING SAIGON VOLUME 2

Various

1

Weeks

BMG

Good Morning Saigon 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