Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

1

Last week

31

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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2

ENZSO

ENZSO

2

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

Enzso by ENZSO
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Platinum record

3

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

4

Last week

24

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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Platinum record

4

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE USA

Presidents of the USA

3

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

The Presidents Of The Usa by Presidents of the USA
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5

FALLING INTO YOU

Celine Dion

5

Last week

4

Weeks

SONY

Falling Into You by Celine Dion
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6

MORTAL KOMBAT OST

Various

7

Last week

3

Weeks

LONDON/POLYGRAM

Mortal Kombat OST by Various
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7

MERCURY FALLING

Sting

13

Last week

4

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Mercury Falling by Sting
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Platinum record

8

THE BENDS

Radiohead

15

Last week

28

Weeks

EMI

The Bends by Radiohead
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Platinum record

9

DEFINITELY MAYBE

Oasis

6

Last week

23

Weeks

SONY

Definitely Maybe by Oasis
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Platinum record

10

CRACKED REAR VIEW

Hootie & The Blowfish

8

Last week

44

Weeks

WARNER

Cracked Rear View by Hootie & The Blowfish
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11

ROUGH N' SMOOTH

C.J. Lewis

24

Last week

2

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Rough N' Smooth by C.J. Lewis
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12

GLIDE WITH ME

CDB

44

Last week

3

Weeks

TRISTAR/SONY

Glide With Me by CDB
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13

25 YEARS OF GOLD

Chicago

14

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

25 Years Of Gold by Chicago
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14

NEW BEGINNING

Tracy Chapman

11

Last week

10

Weeks

WARNER

New Beginning by Tracy Chapman
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15

COLLECTIVE SOUL

Collective Soul

26

Last week

5

Weeks

WARNER

Collective Soul by Collective Soul
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16

TAILS

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories

9

Last week

12

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Tails by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
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Platinum record

17

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

12

Last week

23

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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18

BOOMBASTIC / PURE PLEASURE

Shaggy

19

Last week

5

Weeks

VIRGIN

Boombastic / Pure Pleasure by Shaggy
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Platinum record

19

DAYDREAM

Mariah Carey

20

Last week

25

Weeks

SONY

Daydream by Mariah Carey
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Platinum record

20

FRIENDS OST

Various

10

Last week

12

Weeks

WARNER

Friends OST by Various
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Platinum record

21

THROWING COPPER

Live

18

Last week

44

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Throwing Copper by Live
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22

YOUR LITTLE SECRET

Melissa Etheridge

36

Last week

6

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Your Little Secret by Melissa Etheridge
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Platinum record

23

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

16

Last week

71

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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24

RELISH

Joan Osborne

17

Last week

7

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Relish by Joan Osborne
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Platinum record

25

THE PAUL SIMON ANTHOLOGY

Paul Simon

23

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

The Paul Simon Anthology by Paul Simon
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26

THE CHOIR-MUSIC FROM THE BBC TV SERIES

Various

1

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

The Choir-Music From The BBC TV Series by Various
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27

TINY MUSIC . . . SONGS FROM . . .

Stone Temple Pilots

1

Weeks

WARNER

Tiny Music . . . Songs From . . . by Stone Temple Pilots
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28

TOGETHER FOR THE CHILDREN OF BOSNIA

Pavarotti & Friends

22

Last week

4

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

Together For The Children Of Bosnia by Pavarotti & Friends
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29

TENNESSEE MOON

Neil Diamond

21

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Tennessee Moon by Neil Diamond
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30

GOING BACK THE VERY BEST OF

Dusty Springfield

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Going Back The Very Best Of by Dusty Springfield
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31

ANTHOLOGY II

The Beatles

25

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Anthology II by The Beatles
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32

GARBAGE

Garbage

42

Last week

30

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Garbage by Garbage
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33

SPARKLE AND FADE

Everclear

27

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

Sparkle And Fade by Everclear
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34

FORGIVEN NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR PACK

The Corrs

32

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Forgiven Not Forgotten Tour Pack by The Corrs
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Platinum record

35

ONE HOT MINUTE

Red Hot Chili Peppers

50

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

One Hot Minute by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Platinum record

36

GREATEST HITS 1966 - 92

Neil Diamond

29

Last week

15

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits 1966 - 92 by Neil Diamond
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37

AMERICAN STANDARD

Seven Mary Three

40

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

American Standard by Seven Mary Three
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Platinum record

38

THE MEMORY OF TREES

Enya

28

Last week

18

Weeks

WARNER

The Memory Of Trees by Enya
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39

RIVERDANCE

Bill Whelan

38

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Riverdance by Bill Whelan
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40

FIGHT FOR YOUR MIND

Ben Harper

1

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Fight For Your Mind by Ben Harper
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41

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION

Neil Diamond

30

Last week

5

Weeks

MCA/BMG

The Ultimate Collection by Neil Diamond
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Platinum record

42

ONCE BITTEN, TWICE BITTEN

The Exponents

49

Last week

18

Weeks

WARNER

Once Bitten, Twice Bitten by The Exponents
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43

MISS THANG

Monica

33

Last week

9

Weeks

BMG

Miss Thang by Monica
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44

ALL EYEZ ON ME

2Pac

31

Last week

5

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

All Eyez On Me by 2Pac
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Platinum record

45

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

37

Last week

72

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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Platinum record

46

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

34

Last week

83

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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47

BLACK LOVE

Afghan Whigs

39

Last week

4

Weeks

WARNER

Black Love by Afghan Whigs
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Platinum record

48

LIFE

Simply Red

46

Last week

21

Weeks

WARNER

Life by Simply Red
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49

ROOTS

Sepultura

41

Last week

7

Weeks

BORDER

Roots by Sepultura
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50

DUMMY

Portishead

47

Last week

31

Weeks

GO BEAT/POLYGRAM

Dummy by Portishead
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Official Top 10 Compilation Albums
The 10 best-selling compilations albums
Platinum record

1

1996 GRAMMYS ALBUM

Various

1

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

1996 Grammys Album by Various
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2

THE BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM IN THE WORLD EVER

Various

3

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

The Best Classical Album In The World Ever by Various
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3

ODDMAN OUT

Various

2

Last week

8

Weeks

SONY

Oddman Out by Various
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4

1996 MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

Various

6

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

1996 Music & Entertainment Awards by Various
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5

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Various

1

Weeks

WARNER

In The Neighbourhood by Various
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6

ONE PLUS ONE

Various

4

Last week

2

Weeks

SONY

One Plus One by Various
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