Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

1

GOD SHUFFLED HIS FEET

Crash Test Dummies

1

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

God Shuffled His Feet by Crash Test Dummies
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Platinum record

2

THE VERY BEST OF PAT BENATAR

Pat Benatar

2

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

The Very Best Of Pat Benatar by Pat Benatar
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Platinum record

3

HAPPY NATION

Ace of Base

3

Last week

17

Weeks

BMG

Happy Nation by Ace of Base
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Platinum record

4

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

6

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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5

BLUES

Jimi Hendrix

4

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Blues by Jimi Hendrix
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6

SEAL II

Seal

1

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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Platinum record

7

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

5

Last week

11

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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Platinum record

8

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

8

Last week

13

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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9

A NIGHT IN SAN FRANCISCO

Van Morrison

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

A Night In San Francisco by Van Morrison
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10

DEMON FLOWER

Hunters & Collectors

9

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Demon Flower by Hunters & Collectors
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Platinum record

11

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

11

Last week

40

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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12

THE VERY BEST OF BREAD

Bread

7

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

The Very Best Of Bread by Bread
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Platinum record

13

PROMISES & LIES

UB40

10

Last week

36

Weeks

VIRGIN

Promises & Lies by UB40
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14

CRAZY

Julio Iglesias

1

Weeks

SONY

Crazy by Julio Iglesias
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15

ONCE WERE WARRIORS OST

Various

20

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Once Were Warriors OST by Various
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Platinum record

16

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

NZ Cast Recording

13

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Jesus Christ Superstar by NZ Cast Recording
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Platinum record

17

ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

14

Last week

19

Weeks

BMG

Elegant Slumming by M People
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18

III COMMUNICATION

Beastie Boys

12

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Iii Communication by Beastie Boys
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19

THE PLASMA SHAFT

Red Hot Chili Peppers

1

Weeks

WARNER

The Plasma Shaft by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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20

FOUR WEDDINGS & A FUNERAL OST

Various

32

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Four Weddings & A Funeral OST by Various
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21

LAST OF THE INDEPENDENTS

Pretenders

18

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Last Of The Independents by Pretenders
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Platinum record

22

BLACK SUNDAY

Cypress Hill

22

Last week

37

Weeks

SONY

Black Sunday by Cypress Hill
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Platinum record

23

INGENUE

kd lang

21

Last week

29

Weeks

WARNER

Ingenue by kd lang
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24

FLIK Y'SELF OFF Y'SELF

HLAH (Head Like a Hole)

17

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

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

25

VS

Pearl Jam

16

Last week

34

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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26

AUGUST AND EVERYTHING AFTER

Counting Crows

28

Last week

15

Weeks

BMG

August and Everything After by Counting Crows
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27

SALTY

The Mutton Birds

15

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Salty by The Mutton Birds
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Platinum record

28

THE ONE THING

Michael Bolton

19

Last week

23

Weeks

SONY

The One Thing by Michael Bolton
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29

THE BEST OF THE WARRATAHS

The Warratahs

39

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

The Best Of The Warratahs by The Warratahs
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30

TEASE ME

Chaka Demus & Pliers

24

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tease Me by Chaka Demus & Pliers
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31

KIRI! - A 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF HER GREATEST HITS LIVE

Kiri Te Kanawa

26

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Kiri! - A 50th Birthday Celebration Of Her Greatest Hits Live by Kiri Te Kanawa
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Platinum record

32

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

29

Last week

43

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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33

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW

Bitty McLean

36

Last week

15

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Just To Let You Know by Bitty McLean
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Platinum record

34

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE

Rage Against The Machine

25

Last week

71

Weeks

SONY

Rage Against The Machine by Rage Against The Machine
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35

DEBUT

Bjork

23

Last week

20

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Debut by Bjork
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36

ALL 4 ONE

All 4 One

44

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

All 4 One by All 4 One
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Platinum record

37

THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

Jimi Hendrix

42

Last week

22

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Ultimate Experience by Jimi Hendrix
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Platinum record

38

BEST OF UB40

UB40

31

Last week

61

Weeks

VIRGIN

Best Of Ub40 by UB40
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39

MARTINIS & BIKINIS

Sam Phillips

30

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Martinis & Bikinis by Sam Phillips
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Platinum record

40

ZOOROPA

U2

37

Last week

49

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Zooropa by U2
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Platinum record

41

TEN

Pearl Jam

27

Last week

93

Weeks

SONY

Ten by Pearl Jam
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42

EVEN COWGIRLS GET THE BLUES

kd lang

33

Last week

26

Weeks

WARNER

Even Cowgirls Get The Blues by kd lang
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43

BROTHER SISTER

Brand New Heavies

40

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Brother Sister by Brand New Heavies
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44

PABLO HONEY

Radiohead

1

Weeks

EMI

Pablo Honey by Radiohead
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Platinum record

45

MCMXC A.D.

Enigma

49

Last week

44

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mcmxc A.D. by Enigma
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46

HIPS AND MAKERS

Kristin Hersh

42

Last week

2

Weeks

FIN

Hips And Makers by Kristin Hersh
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47

NOW I'M A COWBOY

The Auteurs

46

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN

Now I'm A Cowboy by The Auteurs
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48

COOL RUNNINGS OST

Various

47

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

Cool Runnings OST by Various
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49

LONGING IN THEIR HEARTS

Bonnie Raitt

43

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Longing In Their Hearts by Bonnie Raitt
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Platinum record

50

IN UTERO

Nirvana

47

Last week

26

Weeks

BMG

In Utero by Nirvana
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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

7

Weeks

BMG

Kickin' Volume 3 by Various
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2

INSANITY

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Insanity by Various
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3

PROUD

Various

2

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Proud by Various
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4

GOOD THINGS - NZ MUSIC COMPILATION

Various

1

Weeks

FSR

Good Things - Nz Music Compilation by Various
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5

A LIFE IN THE YEAR OF DECONSTRUCTION PART II

Various

3

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

A Life In The Year Of Deconstruction Part Ii by Various
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6

RHYTHM COUNTRY & BLUES

Various

4

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Rhythm Country & Blues by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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