Official Top 40 Albums

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed albums

Platinum record

1

JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Alanis Morissette

1

Last week

32

Weeks

WARNER

Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette
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Platinum record

2

ENZSO

ENZSO

2

Last week

3

Weeks

SONY

Enzso by ENZSO
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3

EVIL EMPIRE

Rage Against The Machine

1

Weeks

SONY

Evil Empire by Rage Against The Machine
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4

TINY MUSIC . . . SONGS FROM . . .

Stone Temple Pilots

27

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

Tiny Music . . . Songs From . . . by Stone Temple Pilots
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5

NATURAL

Peter Andre

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Natural by Peter Andre
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Platinum record

6

WHATS THE STORY MORNING GLORY?

Oasis

3

Last week

25

Weeks

SONY

Whats The Story Morning Glory? by Oasis
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Platinum record

7

THE PRESIDENTS OF THE USA

Presidents of the USA

4

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

The Presidents Of The Usa by Presidents of the USA
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8

FALLING INTO YOU

Celine Dion

5

Last week

5

Weeks

SONY

Falling Into You by Celine Dion
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9

MORTAL KOMBAT OST

Various

6

Last week

4

Weeks

LONDON/POLYGRAM

Mortal Kombat OST by Various
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Platinum record

10

THE BENDS

Radiohead

8

Last week

29

Weeks

EMI

The Bends by Radiohead
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11

ROUGH N' SMOOTH

C.J. Lewis

11

Last week

3

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Rough N' Smooth by C.J. Lewis
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12

THE CHOIR-MUSIC FROM THE BBC TV SERIES

Various

26

Last week

2

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

The Choir-Music From The BBC TV Series by Various
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Platinum record

13

DEFINITELY MAYBE

Oasis

9

Last week

24

Weeks

SONY

Definitely Maybe by Oasis
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Platinum record

14

MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS

Smashing Pumpkins

17

Last week

24

Weeks

VIRGIN

Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by Smashing Pumpkins
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15

COLLECTIVE SOUL

Collective Soul

15

Last week

6

Weeks

WARNER

Collective Soul by Collective Soul
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16

GOING BACK THE VERY BEST OF

Dusty Springfield

30

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Going Back The Very Best Of by Dusty Springfield
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Platinum record

17

NEW BEGINNING

Tracy Chapman

14

Last week

11

Weeks

WARNER

New Beginning by Tracy Chapman
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18

25 YEARS OF GOLD

Chicago

13

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

25 Years Of Gold by Chicago
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19

MERCURY FALLING

Sting

7

Last week

5

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Mercury Falling by Sting
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20

SPARKLE AND FADE

Everclear

33

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Sparkle And Fade by Everclear
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Platinum record

21

CRACKED REAR VIEW

Hootie & The Blowfish

10

Last week

45

Weeks

WARNER

Cracked Rear View by Hootie & The Blowfish
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22

TAILS

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories

16

Last week

13

Weeks

MCA/BMG

Tails by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories
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23

RELISH

Joan Osborne

24

Last week

8

Weeks

MERCURY/POLYGRAM

Relish by Joan Osborne
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24

BOOMBASTIC / PURE PLEASURE

Shaggy

18

Last week

6

Weeks

VIRGIN

Boombastic / Pure Pleasure by Shaggy
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25

YOUR LITTLE SECRET

Melissa Etheridge

22

Last week

7

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

Your Little Secret by Melissa Etheridge
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Platinum record

26

THROWING COPPER

Live

21

Last week

45

Weeks

UNIVERSAL

Throwing Copper by Live
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Platinum record

27

NO NEED TO ARGUE

The Cranberries

23

Last week

72

Weeks

POLYGRAM

No Need To Argue by The Cranberries
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28

ENIGMA I & II

Enigma

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Enigma I & Ii by Enigma
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Platinum record

29

DAYDREAM

Mariah Carey

19

Last week

26

Weeks

SONY

Daydream by Mariah Carey
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30

FIGHT FOR YOUR MIND

Ben Harper

40

Last week

2

Weeks

VIRGIN/EMI

Fight For Your Mind by Ben Harper
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Platinum record

31

FRIENDS OST

Various

20

Last week

13

Weeks

WARNER

Friends OST by Various
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32

GLIDE WITH ME

CDB

12

Last week

4

Weeks

TRISTAR/SONY

Glide With Me by CDB
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33

FORGIVEN NOT FORGOTTEN TOUR PACK

The Corrs

34

Last week

7

Weeks

WARNER

Forgiven Not Forgotten Tour Pack by The Corrs
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34

TENNESSEE MOON

Neil Diamond

29

Last week

6

Weeks

SONY

Tennessee Moon by Neil Diamond
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Platinum record

35

LIFE

Simply Red

48

Last week

22

Weeks

WARNER

Life by Simply Red
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Platinum record

36

ONE HOT MINUTE

Red Hot Chili Peppers

35

Last week

14

Weeks

WARNER

One Hot Minute by Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Platinum record

37

THE PAUL SIMON ANTHOLOGY

Paul Simon

25

Last week

8

Weeks

WARNER

The Paul Simon Anthology by Paul Simon
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38

GARBAGE

Garbage

32

Last week

31

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Garbage by Garbage
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39

RIVERDANCE

Bill Whelan

39

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

Riverdance by Bill Whelan
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Platinum record

40

THE VIOLIN PLAYER

Vanessa-Mae

49

Last week

25

Weeks

EMI

The Violin Player by Vanessa-Mae
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41

CONGRATULATIONS I'M SORRY

Gin Blossoms

1

Weeks

A&M/POLYGRAM

Congratulations I'm Sorry by Gin Blossoms
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42

TOGETHER FOR THE CHILDREN OF BOSNIA

Pavarotti & Friends

28

Last week

5

Weeks

DECCA/POLYGRAM

Together For The Children Of Bosnia by Pavarotti & Friends
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43

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION

Neil Diamond

41

Last week

6

Weeks

MCA/BMG

The Ultimate Collection by Neil Diamond
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Platinum record

44

GREATEST HITS 1966 - 92

Neil Diamond

36

Last week

16

Weeks

SONY

Greatest Hits 1966 - 92 by Neil Diamond
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45

ALL EYEZ ON ME

2Pac

44

Last week

6

Weeks

ISLAND/POLYGRAM

All Eyez On Me by 2Pac
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Platinum record

46

THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE

Celine Dion

45

Last week

73

Weeks

SONY

The Colour Of My Love by Celine Dion
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47

ANTHOLOGY II

The Beatles

31

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Anthology II by The Beatles
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48

AMERICAN STANDARD

Seven Mary Three

37

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

American Standard by Seven Mary Three
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49

DEBORAH COX

Deborah Cox

1

Weeks

BMG

Deborah Cox by Deborah Cox
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Platinum record

50

SIAMESE DREAM

Smashing Pumpkins

46

Last week

84

Weeks

VIRGIN

Siamese Dream by Smashing Pumpkins
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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

10

Weeks

SONY

1996 Grammys Album by Various
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2

IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Various

5

Last week

2

Weeks

WARNER

In The Neighbourhood by Various
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3

THE BEST CLASSICAL ALBUM IN THE WORLD EVER

Various

2

Last week

4

Weeks

EMI

The Best Classical Album In The World Ever by Various
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4

ODDMAN OUT

Various

3

Last week

9

Weeks

SONY

Oddman Out by Various
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5

THE BLUES HAD A BABY

Various

1

Weeks

SONY

The Blues Had A Baby by Various
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6

1996 MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

Various

4

Last week

3

Weeks

WARNER

1996 Music & Entertainment Awards by Various
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