Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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2

GREATEST HITS 1 & 2

Queen

5

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 & 2 by Queen
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Platinum record

3

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

4

Last week

4

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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Platinum record

4

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

3

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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Platinum record

5

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

6

Last week

3

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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Platinum record

6

INXS GREATEST HITS

INXS

2

Last week

2

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Inxs Greatest Hits by INXS
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7

GREATEST HITS

Bob Seger

19

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Bob Seger
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Platinum record

8

LION KING OST

Various

12

Last week

18

Weeks

SONY

Lion King OST by Various
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9

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

11

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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10

THE BEST OF

Sade

8

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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Platinum record

11

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

10

Last week

63

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

12

MONSTER

R.E.M.

9

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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13

BIG ONES

Aerosmith

7

Last week

5

Weeks

BMG

Big Ones by Aerosmith
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14

HIT LIST

Cliff Richard

14

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Hit List by Cliff Richard
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15

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

1

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

16

II

Boyz II Men

16

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ii by Boyz II Men
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17

HAVE A LITTLE FAITH

Joe Cocker

35

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Have A Little Faith by Joe Cocker
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18

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

23

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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19

THE GLORY OF GERSHWIN

Larry Adler

32

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Glory Of Gershwin by Larry Adler
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Platinum record

20

TRACTION

Supergroove

20

Last week

22

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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21

NO QUARTER

Page & Plant

13

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Quarter by Page & Plant
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Platinum record

22

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

29

Last week

26

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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23

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Mariah Carey

1

Weeks

SONY

Merry Christmas by Mariah Carey
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24

HEAVENLY POP HITS

The Chills

27

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Heavenly Pop Hits by The Chills
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25

PISCES ISCARIOT

Smashing Pumpkins

15

Last week

7

Weeks

VIRGIN

Pisces Iscariot by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

26

END OF PART ONE . . . BEST OF

Wet Wet Wet

26

Last week

19

Weeks

POLYGRAM

End Of Part One . . . Best Of by Wet Wet Wet
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Platinum record

27

FROM THE CRADLE

Eric Clapton

21

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

From The Cradle by Eric Clapton
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28

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

33

Last week

4

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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Platinum record

29

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

25

Last week

66

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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Platinum record

30

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

24

Last week

34

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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31

DUETS II

Frank Sinatra

1

Weeks

EMI

Duets Ii by Frank Sinatra
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32

FAVOURITE LOVE SONGS

Michael Crawford

34

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Favourite Love Songs by Michael Crawford
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33

HELL FREEZES OVER

The Eagles

31

Last week

3

Weeks

Get

BMG

Hell Freezes Over by The Eagles
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34

BALLADS & BLUES 1982 - 1994

Gary Moore

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Ballads & Blues 1982 - 1994 by Gary Moore
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35

BEDTIME STORIES

Madonna

17

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Bedtime Stories by Madonna
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36

SHE

Harry Connick Jr

49

Last week

7

Weeks

SONY

She by Harry Connick Jr
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37

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

37

Last week

12

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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38

YOUTHANASIA

Megadeth

18

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Youthanasia by Megadeth
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39

AMORICA

The Black Crowes

43

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Amorica by The Black Crowes
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Platinum record

40

THE THREE TENORS IN CONCERT 94

The Three Tenors

36

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

The Three Tenors In Concert 94 by The Three Tenors
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41

SEAL II

Seal

44

Last week

24

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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Platinum record

42

VS

Pearl Jam

39

Last week

57

Weeks

SONY

Vs by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

43

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

34

Last week

34

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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44

EVIDENCE

The Angels

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Evidence by The Angels
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45

WILDFLOWERS

Tom Petty

42

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Wildflowers by Tom Petty
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46

THE CROW OST

Various

28

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

The Crow OST by Various
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47

PROTECTION

Massive Attack

41

Last week

8

Weeks

VIRGIN

Protection by Massive Attack
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48

NATURAL BORN KILLERS OST

Various

48

Last week

9

Weeks

WARNER

Natural Born Killers OST by Various
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49

SONGS

Luther Vandross

38

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Songs by Luther Vandross
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50

DOOKIE

Green Day

46

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Dookie by Green Day
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

1

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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2

RHYTHM VOLUME 11

Various

1

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 11 by Various
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3

THE REBIRTH OF COOL 4

Various

2

Last week

9

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Rebirth Of Cool 4 by Various
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4

UNFORGETTABLE - 24 MAGIC MOMENTS

Various

5

Last week

3

Weeks

HLG

Unforgettable - 24 Magic Moments by Various
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5

TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100

Various

4

Last week

16

Weeks

VIRGIN

Triple J Hottest 100 by Various
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6

IN THE AIR TONIGHT

Various

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

In The Air Tonight by Various
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15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
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