Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

FORREST GUMP OST

Various

2

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Forrest Gump OST by Various
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Platinum record

2

VITALOGY

Pearl Jam

1

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Vitalogy by Pearl Jam
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Platinum record

3

GREATEST HITS 1 & 2

Queen

5

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits 1 & 2 by Queen
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Platinum record

4

GREATEST HITS

Bob Seger

6

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Greatest Hits by Bob Seger
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Platinum record

5

FAVOURITE LOVE SONGS

Michael Crawford

9

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Favourite Love Songs by Michael Crawford
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Platinum record

6

LION KING OST

Various

10

Last week

20

Weeks

SONY

Lion King OST by Various
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Platinum record

7

INXS GREATEST HITS

INXS

3

Last week

4

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Inxs Greatest Hits by INXS
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Platinum record

8

THE GLORY OF GERSHWIN

Larry Adler

11

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Glory Of Gershwin by Larry Adler
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Platinum record

9

UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK

Nirvana

7

Last week

6

Weeks

BMG

Unplugged In New York by Nirvana
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10

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Mariah Carey

18

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Merry Christmas by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

11

HIT LIST

Cliff Richard

17

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Hit List by Cliff Richard
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Platinum record

12

FIELDS OF GOLD

Sting

8

Last week

5

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Fields Of Gold by Sting
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13

CHRISTMAS COLLECTION

Sir Howard Morrison

1

Weeks

BMG

Christmas Collection by Sir Howard Morrison
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14

LIVE AT THE BBC

The Beatles

4

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

Live At The Bbc by The Beatles
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Platinum record

15

CROSS ROAD - THE BEST OF

Bon Jovi

14

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Cross Road - The Best Of by Bon Jovi
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16

MIRACLES - THE HOLIDAY ALBUM

Kenny G

32

Last week

2

Weeks

BMG

Miracles - The Holiday Album by Kenny G
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Platinum record

17

II

Boyz II Men

20

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ii by Boyz II Men
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Platinum record

18

THE BEST OF

Sade

13

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

The Best Of by Sade
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19

TWIST

Dave Dobbyn

15

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Twist by Dave Dobbyn
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Platinum record

20

MUSIC BOX

Mariah Carey

16

Last week

65

Weeks

SONY

Music Box by Mariah Carey
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21

DUETS II

Frank Sinatra

29

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Duets Ii by Frank Sinatra
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Platinum record

22

MONSTER

R.E.M.

12

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

Monster by R.E.M.
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Platinum record

23

FROM THE CRADLE

Eric Clapton

19

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

From The Cradle by Eric Clapton
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24

BIZARRE FRUIT / ELEGANT SLUMMING

M People

26

Last week

3

Weeks

BMG

Bizarre Fruit / Elegant Slumming by M People
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Platinum record

25

TRACTION

Supergroove

23

Last week

24

Weeks

Get

BMG

Traction by Supergroove
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26

BALLADS & BLUES 1982 - 1994

Gary Moore

31

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Ballads & Blues 1982 - 1994 by Gary Moore
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27

LABOUR OF LOVE I & II

UB40

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Labour Of Love I & Ii by UB40
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Platinum record

28

WORLD MIX

Deep Forest

33

Last week

28

Weeks

SONY

World Mix by Deep Forest
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Platinum record

29

BIG ONES

Aerosmith

21

Last week

7

Weeks

BMG

Big Ones by Aerosmith
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30

HEAVENLY POP HITS

The Chills

36

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Heavenly Pop Hits by The Chills
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Platinum record

31

THE THREE TENORS IN CONCERT 94

The Three Tenors

22

Last week

16

Weeks

WARNER

The Three Tenors In Concert 94 by The Three Tenors
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32

TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC CLUB

Sheryl Crow

24

Last week

6

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Tuesday Night Music Club by Sheryl Crow
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33

NO QUARTER

Page & Plant

25

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Quarter by Page & Plant
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Platinum record

34

END OF PART ONE . . . BEST OF

Wet Wet Wet

30

Last week

21

Weeks

POLYGRAM

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

35

THE DIVISION BELL

Pink Floyd

37

Last week

36

Weeks

SONY

The Division Bell by Pink Floyd
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36

BEST OF NEW ORDER

New Order

27

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Best Of New Order by New Order
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Platinum record

37

THE VERY BEST OF

The Eagles

17

Weeks

Get

WARNER

The Very Best Of by The Eagles
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38

SECOND COMING

Stone Roses

1

Weeks

BMG

Second Coming by Stone Roses
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39

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

28

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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40

HELL FREEZES OVER

The Eagles

39

Last week

5

Weeks

Get

BMG

Hell Freezes Over by The Eagles
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Platinum record

41

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

38

Last week

68

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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42

BEDTIME STORIES

Madonna

35

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Bedtime Stories by Madonna
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43

GIFT OF LOVE

Bill Tarmey

20

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Gift Of Love by Bill Tarmey
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Platinum record

44

THE CROSS OF CHANGES

Enigma

44

Last week

36

Weeks

VIRGIN

The Cross Of Changes by Enigma
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45

HAVE A LITTLE FAITH

Joe Cocker

40

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Have A Little Faith by Joe Cocker
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46

PISCES ISCARIOT

Smashing Pumpkins

34

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Pisces Iscariot by Smashing Pumpkins
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47

SEAL II

Seal

42

Last week

26

Weeks

WARNER

Seal Ii by Seal
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48

PROTECTION

Massive Attack

45

Last week

10

Weeks

VIRGIN

Protection by Massive Attack
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Platinum record

49

THE VERY BEST OF CAT STEVENS

Cat Stevens

45

Last week

23

Weeks

POLYGRAM

The Very Best Of Cat Stevens by Cat Stevens
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50

BROADCAST

Strawpeople

13

Weeks

SONY

Broadcast by Strawpeople
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

RHYTHM VOLUME 11

Various

2

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Rhythm Volume 11 by Various
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Platinum record

2

JAMMIN' - REGGAE'S GREATEST HITS VOLUME 1

Various

1

Last week

8

Weeks

EMI

Jammin' - Reggae's Greatest Hits Volume 1 by Various
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3

IN THE AIR TONIGHT

Various

6

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

In The Air Tonight by Various
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4

UNFORGETTABLE - 24 MAGIC MOMENTS

Various

4

Last week

5

Weeks

HLG

Unforgettable - 24 Magic Moments by Various
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5

TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100

Various

5

Last week

18

Weeks

VIRGIN

Triple J Hottest 100 by Various
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6

CLASSIC HITS VOLUME 2

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

Classic Hits 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