Albums from the Year 1987

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This page lists the top albums of 1987 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described in the site generation page. A list of biggest hit songs of 1987 can be found here.

The top ten album artists of 1987 were:

1:U22:Michael Jackson3:Guns n' Roses4:George Michael5:Def Leppard
6:Whitney Houston7:Sting8:Prince9:Madonna10:Bruce Springsteen
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 U2 The Joshua Tree 1987 UK 1 - Mar 1987 (160 weeks), Billboard 1 - Apr 1987 (106 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (35 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Apr 1987, Library of Congress artifact added 2013 (1987), Canada 1 for 17 weeks - 1987, Germany 1 for 6 weeks - May 1987, Germany 1 - Mar 1987 (32 weeks), Europe num 1 for 17 weeks - Apr 1987, Austria 1 - Apr 1987 (15 months), Switzerland 1 - Mar 1987 (37 weeks), Sweden 1 - Mar 1987 (37 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 8 - Mar 1987, Holland free40 1 of 1987, Grammy in 1987, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014 (1987), BEA 1 of 1987, US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1995), UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1992), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1994), Diamond in Canada (certified in Oct 1987), US CashBox 2 of 1987, France Best 2 of 1987, Channel4 2, France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1995), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), UK Radio2 3, Norway 4 - Mar 1987 (40 weeks), Italy 4 of 1987, RS Reader's 4, US BB 5 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 5 of 1987 (peak 3), NARM 5, Defin200 5 (1987), France (InfoDisc) 6 of 1987 (peak 1, 58 weeks), WTMD 7, WXPN 7 (1987), PopVortex 9 (1987), New Zealand 10 of all time (1987, 14 X Platinum), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), Vinyl Surrender 12 of all time, Belgium 15 of all time (1987), DMDB 15, Global 19 - 24 M claimed, Radio Caroline 20 (1987), Virgin 25, UK 26 of all time (2.7 M claimed) (1987), Rolling Stone 26, UK all time album 35 (1987), Acclaimed 36 (1987), Fox101 37, Worldwide 46 - 16 M, Guiness 48, Internet 55 - 18 M claimed (1987), Billboard200 127, RYM 11 of 1987, KEXP 8, AVrev 9, WFUV 30, Xgau rating B (1987)
2 Michael Jackson Bad 1987 UK 1 - Sep 1987 (148 weeks), Billboard 1 - Sep 1987 (150 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (39 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Sep 1987, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1987, Germany 1 for 11 weeks - Sep 1987, Germany 1 - Sep 1987 (127 weeks), Europe num 1 for 18 weeks - Oct 1987, Austria 1 - Oct 1987 (22 months), Switzerland 1 - Sep 1987 (54 weeks), Norway 1 - Sep 1987 (24 weeks), Sweden 1 - Sep 1987 (40 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 1987, Japan 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1987, France (InfoDisc) 1 of 1987 (peak 1, 102 weeks), US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1994), UK 13 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1992), Germany 4 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1995), Grammy in 1987 (Nominated), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2009), US BB 3 of 1987, US 5 of 1988, US CashBox 6 of 1988, BEA 6 of 1987, Italy 7 of 1987, UK all time album 9 (1987), UK 9 of all time (3.6 M claimed) (1987), Global 10 - 26 M claimed, US sales 8 M (according to RIAA), Australia (Kent) 16 of 1987 (peak 2), Internet 20 - 27 M claimed (1987), Guiness 23, Worldwide 24 - 20 M, UK Radio2 40, Australia (ARIA) 43 of 1988, Billboard200 138, Rolling Stone 202, Acclaimed 1616 (1987), RYM 84 of 1987, AVrev 94, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
3 Guns n' Roses Appetite For Destruction 1987 Billboard 1 - Aug 1987 (167 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (50 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Aug 1988, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 1989, US 18 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2008), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1989), Diamond in Canada (certified in Jul 1992), Argentina 6 X Platinum (1991), US sales 18 M (according to RIAA), BEA 2 of 1987, France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1997), Austria 3 - May 1989 (10 months), US CashBox 4 of 1988, US BB 4 of 1988, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1990), UK 5 - Aug 1987 (174 weeks), US 5 of 1989, Switzerland 7 - Feb 1989 (36 weeks), RS Reader's 7, Norway 9 - Feb 1989 (27 weeks), Channel4 9, Germany 11 - Apr 1989 (23 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 11 of 1989, Worldwide 17 - 22 M, Internet 26 - 25 M claimed (1987), DMDB 28, Sweden 32 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), NARM 32, Defin200 32 (1987), Global 34 - 20 M claimed, PopVortex 39 (1987), Belgium 48 of all time (1987), Italy 52 of 1989, Fox101 60, Rolling Stone 61, Acclaimed 62 (1987), Billboard200 65, Radio Caroline 70 (1987), WTMD 70, WXPN 84 (1987), RYM 6 of 1987, AVrev 28, Xgau rating B- (1987)
4 George Michael Faith 1987 UK 1 - Nov 1987 (79 weeks), Billboard 1 - Nov 1987 (86 weeks) (12 weeks at number 1) (49 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 1 of 1988, US 1 of 1988, US num 1 for 12 weeks - Jan 1988, Canada 1 for 5 weeks - 1987, Europe num 1 for 4 weeks - Dec 1987, Grammy in 1988, US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1996), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1993), Diamond in Canada (certified in Oct 1991), US BB 2 of 1988, Germany 3 - Nov 1987 (20 weeks), Norway 3 - Nov 1987 (14 weeks), Austria 4 - Dec 1987 (10 months), Switzerland 4 - Nov 1987 (32 weeks), Sweden 4 - Nov 1987 (27 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), France (InfoDisc) 7 of 1987 (peak 5, 60 weeks), US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 11 of 1988, Italy 20 of 1987, Global 41 - 19 M claimed, UK Radio2 43, Internet 73 - 16 M claimed (1987), Worldwide 73 - 13 M, Channel4 79, Billboard200 81, Defin200 158 (1987), Rolling Stone 480, Acclaimed 641 (1987), RYM 119 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
5 Def Leppard Hysteria 1987 UK 1 - Aug 1987 (101 weeks), Billboard 1 - Aug 1987 (130 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (76 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jul 1988, US BB 1 of 1988, Canada 1 for 5 weeks - 1988, Norway 1 - Aug 1987 (25 weeks), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jul 1989, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Jul 1988, US 12 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1998), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1989), Diamond in Canada (certified in Nov 1988), Switzerland 2 - Aug 1987 (16 weeks), Sweden 2 - Aug 1987 (27 weeks), US sales 12 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 3 of 1988, US 3 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 3 of 1989, BEA 7 of 1987, Germany 10 - Aug 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard200 25, Global 28 - 21 M claimed, NARM 36, Defin200 36 (1987), Internet 65 - 17 M claimed (1987), Worldwide 66 - 14 M, France (InfoDisc) 83 of 1987 (peak 22, 2 weeks), RS Reader's 93, Rolling Stone 472, Acclaimed 589 (1987), RYM 45 of 1987, Xgau rating C (1987)
6 Whitney Houston Whitney 1987 UK 1 - Jun 1987 (101 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jun 1987 (86 weeks) (11 weeks at number 1) (31 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 11 weeks - Jun 1987, Canada 1 for 6 weeks - 1987, Germany 1 for 11 weeks - Jul 1987, Germany 1 - Jun 1987 (19 weeks), Europe num 1 for 8 weeks - Aug 1987, Austria 1 - Jul 1987 (13 months), Switzerland 1 - Jun 1987 (20 weeks), Norway 1 - Jun 1987 (16 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jun 1987 (30 weeks), Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Jun 1987, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Jul 1987, US 9 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1995), UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), Italy 2 of 1987, Grammy in 1987 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1987), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), US BB 4 of 1987, US CashBox 6 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 9 of 1987 (peak 1), US sales 9 M (according to RIAA), France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1987 (peak 6, 34 weeks), Global 47 - 18 M claimed, UK 48 of all time (2.2 M claimed) (1987), Internet 52 - 19 M claimed (1987), Worldwide 78 - 13 M, Billboard200 159, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
7 Original Soundtrack Dirty Dancing 1987 Billboard 1 - Sep 1987 (94 weeks) (18 weeks at number 1) (47 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 18 weeks - Nov 1987, Canada 1 for 14 weeks - 1988, Germany 1 for 7 weeks - Feb 1988, Germany 1 - Dec 1987 (48 weeks), Europe num 1 for 7 weeks - Mar 1988, Austria 1 - Dec 1987 (15 months), Switzerland 1 - Nov 1987 (38 weeks), Australia num 1 for 8 weeks - Feb 1988, New Zealand 1 for 6 - Feb 1988, France (InfoDisc) 1 of 1990 (peak 1, 97 weeks), US 11 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1994), UK 5 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1991), Germany 4 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1990), Diamond in Canada (certified in Aug 1988), US CashBox 2 of 1988, US 2 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 2 of 1988, US sales 11 M (according to RIAA), US BB 3 of 1988, UK 4 - Oct 1987 (63 weeks), Sweden 4 - Nov 1987 (46 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Norway 6 - Nov 1987 (25 weeks), Internet 9 - 32 M claimed (1987), UK all time album 22 (1987), Worldwide 23 - 20 M, Italy 37 of 1988, UK 37 of all time (2.4 M claimed) (1987), Billboard200 60, NARM 99, Defin200 99 (1987), Xgau rating D (1987)
8 Sting ...Nothing Like The Sun 1987 UK 1 - Oct 1987 (47 weeks), Japan 1 for 1 week - Oct 1987, Brit best album 1988, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1991), Norway 2 - Oct 1987 (14 weeks), Grammy in 1988 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Austria 3 - Dec 1987 (13 months), Switzerland 3 - Oct 1987 (46 weeks), Italy 3 of 1988, Germany 4 - Nov 1987 (43 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 4 of 1987 (peak 3, 70 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Sweden 7 - Oct 1987 (10 weeks), Billboard 9 - Oct 1987 (51 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Holland free40 9 of 1987, France Best 16 of 1987, US BB 18 of 1987, US CashBox 20 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 45 of 1988, Global 164 - 6 M claimed, WXPN 432 (1987), WTMD 592, Acclaimed 1889 (1987), RYM 67 of 1987, AVrev 58, Xgau rating B (1987)
9 Prince Sign 'O' The Times 1987 Switzerland 1 - Apr 1987 (21 weeks), France Best 1 of 1987, Holland free40 2 of 1987, Melody Maker 2 of 1987, Grammy in 1987 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1990), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Austria 3 - May 1987 (6 months), Norway 3 - Apr 1987 (13 weeks), BEA 3 of 1987, UK 4 - Apr 1987 (32 weeks), Billboard 6 - Apr 1987 (57 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Sweden 6 - Apr 1987 (21 weeks), Italy 9 of 1987, Germany 11 - Apr 1987 (11 weeks), Virgin 19, US CashBox 23 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 24 of 1987 (peak 4, 24 weeks), Acclaimed 26 (1987), US BB 33 of 1987, PopVortex 40 (1987), DMDB 41, Channel4 56, Belgium 65 of all time (1987), Guiness 84, Rolling Stone 93, Defin200 155 (1987), WXPN 266 (1987), WTMD 398, RYM 1 of 1987, KEXP 619, Xgau rating A+ (1987)
10 Bruce Springsteen Tunnel Of Love 1987 UK 1 - Oct 1987 (33 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1987 (44 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1987, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1987, Norway 1 - Oct 1987 (22 weeks), Sweden 1 - Oct 1987 (20 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Switzerland 2 - Oct 1987 (30 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1987), Germany 3 - Oct 1987 (26 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Austria 6 - Nov 1987 (3 months), Holland free40 7 of 1987, France Best 12 of 1987, US BB 15 of 1987, Italy 18 of 1987, US CashBox 26 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 35 of 1987 (peak 5, 18 weeks), WXPN 225 (1987), Rolling Stone 475, WTMD 479, Acclaimed 618 (1987), RYM 77 of 1987, Xgau rating A (1987)
11 Fleetwood Mac Tango In The Night 1987 UK 1 - Apr 1987 (114 weeks), Sweden 1 - Apr 1987 (43 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2000), UK 8 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1995), Germany 2 - May 1987 (41 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Australia (Kent) 6 of 1987 (peak 5), Billboard 7 - May 1987 (57 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 7 of 1987, Switzerland 7 - May 1987 (22 weeks), Norway 10 - May 1987 (9 weeks), US BB 16 of 1987, Holland free40 18 of 1987, Australia (ARIA) 36 of 1988, UK 44 of all time (2.3 M claimed) (1987), Italy 53 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 67 of 1987 (peak 25, 6 weeks), Radio Caroline 81 (1987), Global 103 - 10 M claimed, RYM 109 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
12 Terence Trent D'Arby Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby 1987 UK 1 - Jul 1987 (67 weeks), Europe num 1 for 8 weeks - Jan 1988, Switzerland 1 - Aug 1987 (52 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - May 1988, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1988), UK 5 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Billboard 4 - Oct 1987 (58 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Germany 4 - Aug 1987 (40 weeks), Austria 4 - Sep 1987 (12 months), Norway 4 - Aug 1987 (10 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jul 1987 (31 weeks), Italy 5 of 1988, US CashBox 8 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 8 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 10 of 1987 (peak 8, 54 weeks), Holland free40 12 of 1988, US BB 15 of 1988, France Best 17 of 1987, Acclaimed 1213 (1987), RYM 126 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
13 Madonna Who's That Girl 1987 Germany 1 for 1 week - Sep 1987, Germany 1 - Aug 1987 (11 weeks), Europe num 1 for 1 week - Sep 1987, France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Norway 2 - Aug 1987 (10 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1987), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1987), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), UK 4 - Aug 1987 (25 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Aug 1987 (12 weeks), Sweden 4 - Jul 1987 (15 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Austria 5 - Sep 1987 (4 months), Billboard 7 - Aug 1987 (28 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Italy 11 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 15 of 1987 (peak 2, 32 weeks), US BB 29 of 1987, US CashBox 30 of 1987, Xgau rating C- (1987)
14 Los Lobos La Bamba 1987 Billboard 1 - Jul 1987 (44 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (11 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1987, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1987, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1987), Switzerland 3 - Aug 1987 (31 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1987), Austria 7 - Oct 1987 (5 months), Norway 10 - Sep 1987 (8 weeks), US CashBox 11 of 1987, Sweden 13 - Aug 1987 (13 weeks), Australia (Kent) 14 of 1987 (peak 2), US BB 21 of 1987, UK 24 - Aug 1987 (15 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 31 of 1987 (peak 1, 20 weeks), Italy 59 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
15 Suzanne Vega Solitude Standing 1987 Sweden 1 - May 1987 (31 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Aug 1987, UK 2 - May 1987 (39 weeks), Norway 2 - May 1987 (23 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1997), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1987), Austria 3 - Jun 1987 (9 months), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), Germany 6 - Jun 1987 (20 weeks), France Best 7 of 1987, Switzerland 8 - May 1987 (18 weeks), Billboard 11 - May 1987 (32 weeks), US CashBox 19 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 22 of 1987 (peak 7), France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1987 (peak 18, 22 weeks), Italy 36 of 1987, US BB 37 of 1987, RYM 79 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
16 Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse Of Reason 1987 New Zealand 1 for 6 - Nov 1987, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2001), Germany 2 - Sep 1987 (11 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Sep 1987 (32 weeks), Norway 2 - Sep 1987 (12 weeks), UK 3 - Sep 1987 (34 weeks), Billboard 3 - Sep 1987 (55 weeks) (15 weeks in top 10), Austria 3 - Nov 1987 (6 months), Sweden 3 - Sep 1987 (14 weeks), Holland free40 3 of 1987, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1987), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1987 (peak 4, 58 weeks), US BB 12 of 1987, US CashBox 18 of 1987, Australia (ARIA) 18 of 1988, Italy 19 of 1987, Xgau rating C (1987)
17 Whitesnake Whitesnake 1987 1987 US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1995), Billboard 2 - Apr 1987 (75 weeks) (41 weeks in top 10), US BB 2 of 1987, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), US CashBox 3 of 1987, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), UK 8 - Apr 1987 (57 weeks), Sweden 8 - Apr 1987 (14 weeks), Switzerland 10 - Apr 1987 (10 weeks), Norway 10 - Apr 1987 (8 weeks), US sales 8 M (according to RIAA), Germany 13 - Apr 1987 (3 weeks), Austria 25 - May 1987 (1 month), Billboard200 133, Acclaimed 2085 (1987), RYM 61 of 1987, Xgau rating D+ (1987)
18 The Cure Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1990), Switzerland 3 - Jun 1987 (17 weeks), Germany 4 - Jun 1987 (9 weeks), Austria 4 - Jul 1987 (4 months), France Best 4 of 1987, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1987), UK 6 - Jun 1987 (15 weeks), Melody Maker 8 of 1987, Holland free40 11 of 1987, Sweden 13 - Jun 1987 (13 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 25 of 1987 (peak 2, 24 weeks), Billboard 35 - Jun 1987 (52 weeks), US CashBox 44 of 1987, Italy 54 of 1987, WTMD 215, WXPN 440 (1987), Acclaimed 1508 (1987), RYM 56 of 1987, KEXP 110, Xgau rating B (1987)
19 REM Document 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), Holland free40 8 of 1987, BEA 8 of 1987, Billboard 10 - Sep 1987 (33 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Melody Maker 13 of 1987, UK 28 - Sep 1987 (5 weeks), US CashBox 29 of 1987, US BB 38 of 1987, Vinyl Surrender 67 of all time, WXPN 174 (1987), Acclaimed 302 (1987), WTMD 404, Rolling Stone 470, RYM 31 of 1987, KEXP 176, Xgau rating A (1987)
20 The Pet Shop Boys Pet Shop Boys, Actually 1987 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1988), UK 2 - Sep 1987 (60 weeks), Germany 2 - Sep 1987 (33 weeks), Sweden 2 - Sep 1987 (24 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), Switzerland 3 - Sep 1987 (32 weeks), Norway 3 - Sep 1987 (9 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1987), Austria 5 - Nov 1987 (9 months), Billboard 25 - Oct 1987 (45 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 63 of 1987 (peak 19, 6 weeks), Italy 67 of 1987, Acclaimed 813 (1987), RYM 50 of 1987, Xgau rating A- (1987)
21 Bryan Adams Into The Fire 1987 Canada 1 for 1 week - 1987, Juno Award in 1987 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1987), Sweden 3 - Apr 1987 (16 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Apr 1987 (13 weeks), Norway 4 - Apr 1987 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1987), Billboard 7 - Apr 1987 (33 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Germany 7 - Apr 1987 (7 weeks), UK 10 - Apr 1987 (21 weeks), Austria 13 - May 1987 (2 months), US BB 30 of 1987, US CashBox 33 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
22 John Cougar Mellencamp The Lonesome Jubilee 1987 Canada 1 for 9 weeks - 1987, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1995), Australia (ARIA) 5 of 1988, Billboard 6 - Sep 1987 (52 weeks) (27 weeks in top 10), Sweden 6 - Sep 1987 (14 weeks), US BB 7 of 1987, Switzerland 10 - Sep 1987 (8 weeks), France Best 11 of 1987, Norway 16 - Sep 1987 (2 weeks), US CashBox 21 of 1988, UK 31 - Oct 1987 (12 weeks), Acclaimed 1613 (1987), RYM 102 of 1987, Xgau rating A- (1987)
23 Depeche Mode Music For The Masses 1987 Germany 2 - Oct 1987 (7 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1991), Switzerland 4 - Oct 1987 (8 weeks), Sweden 4 - Oct 1987 (6 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), France Best 6 of 1987, UK 10 - Oct 1987 (4 weeks), Austria 16 - Nov 1987 (3 months), France (InfoDisc) 18 of 1987 (peak 7, 32 weeks), Billboard 35 - Oct 1987 (57 weeks), Italy 47 of 1987, WTMD 704, Acclaimed 986 (1987), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1987), RYM 28 of 1987, KEXP 279, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
24 Heart Bad Animals 1987 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1992), Billboard 2 - Jun 1987 (50 weeks) (18 weeks in top 10), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Norway 4 - Jun 1987 (23 weeks), Holland free40 4 of 1987, Switzerland 5 - Jun 1987 (18 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jun 1987 (17 weeks), UK 7 - Jun 1987 (56 weeks), US CashBox 8 of 1987, US BB 10 of 1987, Austria 30 - Oct 1987 (1 month), Xgau rating C (1987)
25 Madonna You Can Dance 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), UK 5 - Nov 1987 (17 weeks), Norway 7 - Dec 1987 (9 weeks), Sweden 10 - Nov 1987 (14 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), Germany 13 - Dec 1987 (3 weeks), Austria 13 - Jan 1988 (1 month), Italy 13 of 1987, Billboard 14 - Dec 1987 (22 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 26 of 1987 (peak 2, 22 weeks), US BB 47 of 1988, Xgau rating A- (1987)
26 Bee Gees ESP 1987 Germany 1 for 8 weeks - Nov 1987, Germany 1 - Oct 1987 (18 weeks), Switzerland 1 - Oct 1987 (23 weeks), Norway 2 - Oct 1987 (19 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1987), Austria 3 - Nov 1987 (7 months), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), UK 5 - Oct 1987 (24 weeks), Sweden 25 - Oct 1987 (10 weeks), Italy 77 of 1987, Billboard 96 - Oct 1987 (9 weeks)
27 Simply Red Men & Women 1987 Switzerland 1 - Mar 1987 (17 weeks), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1995), UK 2 - Mar 1987 (63 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Germany 3 - Mar 1987 (14 weeks), Austria 3 - Apr 1987 (7 months), Sweden 4 - Mar 1987 (21 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Norway 6 - Mar 1987 (7 weeks), Italy 6 of 1987, Australia (Kent) 8 of 1987 (peak 5), Billboard 31 - Mar 1987 (26 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 36 of 1987 (peak 10, 18 weeks), Xgau rating B (1987)
28 George Harrison Cloud Nine 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Sweden 5 - Nov 1987 (16 weeks), Billboard 8 - Nov 1987 (31 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), Norway 8 - Jan 1988 (11 weeks), UK 10 - Nov 1987 (23 weeks), Germany 15 - Feb 1988 (10 weeks), US BB 23 of 1988, Switzerland 23 - Dec 1987 (8 weeks), US CashBox 24 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 24 of 1988, Austria 26 - Feb 1988 (2 months), Italy 86 of 1988, RYM 59 of 1987, Xgau rating B- (1987)
29 New Order Substance 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1991), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1989), UK 3 - Aug 1987 (39 weeks), Melody Maker 7 of 1987, Switzerland 10 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), France Best 10 of 1987, BEA 10 of 1987, Billboard 36 - Sep 1987 (59 weeks), WTMD 166, Rolling Stone 361, KEXP 610, Xgau rating A (1987)
30 The Smiths Strangeways, Here We Come 1987 UK 2 - Oct 1987 (21 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1990), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1987), BEA 4 of 1987, Melody Maker 12 of 1987, Sweden 13 - Oct 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 55 - Oct 1987 (27 weeks), Italy 68 of 1987, Acclaimed 562 (1987), WTMD 572, RYM 25 of 1987, Xgau rating B (1987)
31 Robbie Robertson Robbie Robertson 1987 Juno Award in ~1989, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1988), Norway 5 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), Sweden 13 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), Holland free40 19 of 1987, UK 23 - Nov 1987 (14 weeks), Billboard 38 - Nov 1987 (34 weeks), Italy 100 of 1987, WXPN 884 (1987), Acclaimed 1238 (1987), RYM 96 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
32 Alison Moyet Raindancing 1987 Norway 1 - Apr 1987 (17 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - May 1987, UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1987), UK 2 - Apr 1987 (52 weeks), Germany 3 - Apr 1987 (11 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Apr 1987 (13 weeks), Sweden 4 - Apr 1987 (14 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Austria 23 - May 1987 (1 month), Italy 70 of 1987, Billboard 94 - Jun 1987 (17 weeks)
33 Aerosmith Permanent Vacation 1987 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1995), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1990), Billboard 11 - Sep 1987 (65 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US BB 24 of 1987, UK 37 - Sep 1987 (14 weeks), US CashBox 42 of 1988, Fox101 48, Acclaimed 2226 (1987), RYM 136 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
34 David Bowie Never Let Me Down 1987 Sweden 2 - May 1987 (14 weeks), Norway 3 - May 1987 (8 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1987), Austria 5 - May 1987 (5 months), UK 6 - May 1987 (16 weeks), Germany 11 - May 1987 (3 weeks), Switzerland 18 - May 1987 (3 weeks), Italy 24 of 1987, Billboard 34 - May 1987 (26 weeks), US CashBox 40 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 41 of 1987 (peak 6, 14 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1987)
35 Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris Trio 1987 Grammy in 1987 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), Billboard 6 - Mar 1987 (48 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 28 of 1987, Sweden 29 - Apr 1987 (4 weeks), US BB 31 of 1987, UK 60 - Mar 1987 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 1969 (1987), RYM 118 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
36 Motley Crue Girls, Girls, Girls 1987 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1995), Billboard 2 - Jun 1987 (46 weeks) (12 weeks in top 10), Sweden 7 - Jun 1987 (10 weeks), Norway 8 - Jun 1987 (7 weeks), US CashBox 13 of 1987, Switzerland 13 - Jun 1987 (6 weeks), UK 14 - May 1987 (11 weeks), US BB 17 of 1987, UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1988)
37 Debbie Gibson Out Of The Blue 1987 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1988), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Billboard 7 - Sep 1987 (87 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), US BB 21 of 1988, UK 26 - Jan 1988 (35 weeks), Sweden 34 - Oct 1988 (2 weeks), US CashBox 40 of 1988, RYM 164 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
38 Deep Purple The House Of Blue Light 1987 Germany 1 for 3 weeks - Feb 1987, Germany 1 - Jan 1987 (9 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jan 1987 (16 weeks), Norway 2 - Jan 1987 (10 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Jan 1987 (13 weeks), UK 10 - Jan 1987 (9 weeks), Austria 17 - Mar 1987 (2 months), Billboard 34 - Jan 1987 (22 weeks), Italy 69 of 1987, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1987)
39 Simple Minds Live - In the city of light 1987 UK 1 - Jun 1987 (26 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1991), Germany 3 - Jun 1987 (10 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Switzerland 5 - Jun 1987 (14 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jun 1987 (15 weeks), Norway 6 - Jun 1987 (9 weeks), Austria 10 - Jul 1987 (3 months), Italy 17 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 37 of 1987 (peak 4, 16 weeks), Billboard 96 - Jul 1987 (10 weeks)
40 Kenny G Duotones 1987 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1995), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Billboard 6 - Sep 1986 (102 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 10 of 1987, Austria 11 - Sep 1987 (3 months), US BB 19 of 1987, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), UK 28 - Aug 1987 (5 weeks)
41 Marillion Clutching At Straws 1987 UK 2 - Jul 1987 (15 weeks), Germany 3 - Jul 1987 (12 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Jul 1987 (12 weeks), Norway 4 - Jul 1987 (10 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1987), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1990), Sweden 9 - Jul 1987 (11 weeks), France Best 15 of 1987, Austria 16 - Sep 1987 (1 month), France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1987 (peak 20, 8 weeks), Italy 89 of 1987, Billboard 103 - Jul 1987 (11 weeks), RYM 20 of 1987
42 LL Cool J Bigger & Deffer 1987 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1987), Billboard 3 - Jun 1987 (53 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 9 of 1987, Melody Maker 9 of 1987, US BB 14 of 1987, UK 54 - Jun 1987 (19 weeks), Acclaimed 2090 (1987), RYM 152 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
43 Level 42 Running In The Family 1987 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), UK 2 - Mar 1987 (54 weeks), Germany 4 - Mar 1987 (13 weeks), Austria 4 - May 1987 (4 months), Switzerland 4 - Mar 1987 (16 weeks), Norway 4 - Apr 1987 (12 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Sweden 6 - Mar 1987 (12 weeks), Billboard 23 - Apr 1987 (34 weeks), Italy 23 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 85 of 1987 (peak 26, 2 weeks)
44 Jennifer Rush Heart Over Mind 1987 Germany 1 for 9 weeks - Mar 1987, Germany 1 - Mar 1987 (32 weeks), Switzerland 1 - Mar 1987 (34 weeks), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1989), Sweden 4 - Mar 1987 (20 weeks), Norway 6 - Mar 1987 (6 weeks), Austria 9 - Apr 1987 (7 months), UK 48 - Apr 1987 (3 weeks), Billboard 118 - Jun 1987 (10 weeks)
45 John Farnham Whispering Jack 1987 Sweden 1 - Mar 1987 (25 weeks), Australia num 1 for 25 weeks - Nov 1986, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1987 (peak 1), Switzerland 3 - Apr 1987 (17 weeks), Germany 4 - Mar 1987 (15 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1998), Australia (ARIA) 10 of 1988, Norway 12 - Apr 1987 (20 weeks), UK 35 - Jul 1987 (9 weeks)
46 Sinead O'Connor The Lion & The Cobra 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1989), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1990), Holland free40 9 of 1988, Switzerland 12 - May 1988 (6 weeks), UK 27 - Jan 1988 (20 weeks), Billboard 36 - Feb 1988 (38 weeks), Sweden 37 - Mar 1988 (2 weeks), WXPN 532 (1987), Acclaimed 926 (1987), RYM 39 of 1987, Xgau rating A- (1987)
47 Swing Out Sister It's Better To Travel 1987 UK 1 - May 1987 (21 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1987), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Germany 15 - Jun 1987 (2 weeks), Switzerland 17 - Jun 1987 (5 weeks), Italy 25 of 1987, Sweden 39 - Jun 1987 (2 weeks), Billboard 40 - Aug 1987 (43 weeks), RYM 127 of 1987
48 10,000 Maniacs In My Tribe 1987 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1998), Melody Maker 16 of 1987, Billboard 37 - Sep 1987 (75 weeks), WXPN 201 (1987), WTMD 207, Acclaimed 1788 (1987), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1990), RYM 85 of 1987, Xgau rating B- (1987)
49 Jesus & Mary Chain Darklands 1987 France Best 3 of 1987, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1989), UK 5 - Sep 1987 (7 weeks), Melody Maker 6 of 1987, Switzerland 23 - Oct 1987 (1 week), Sweden 38 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Billboard 161 - Oct 1987 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 933 (1987), RYM 26 of 1987, KEXP 505, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
50 Chris Rea Dancing With Strangers 1987 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Oct 1987, UK 2 - Sep 1987 (46 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Germany 5 - Sep 1987 (11 weeks), Norway 6 - Oct 1987 (8 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Sep 1987 (9 weeks), Sweden 7 - Sep 1987 (10 weeks), Austria 13 - Nov 1987 (4 months), France (InfoDisc) 60 of 1987 (peak 14, 6 weeks)
51 Van Morrison Poetic Champions Compose 1987 France Best 9 of 1987, Melody Maker 18 of 1987, Sweden 19 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), UK 26 - Sep 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 90 - Oct 1987 (22 weeks), WTMD 528, WXPN 536 (1987), Acclaimed 1981 (1987), RYM 120 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
52 Ozzy Osbourne Tribute 1987 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), Billboard 6 - May 1987 (23 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), UK 13 - May 1987 (6 weeks), Sweden 17 - May 1987 (6 weeks), US CashBox 22 of 1987, US BB 27 of 1987, RYM 10 of 1987
53 Tom Waits Franks Wild Years 1987 France Best 8 of 1987, Norway 13 - Sep 1987 (3 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Sweden 17 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Melody Maker 17 of 1987, UK 20 - Sep 1987 (5 weeks), Austria 25 - Oct 1987 (2 months), Billboard 115 - Sep 1987 (10 weeks), Acclaimed 1464 (1987), RYM 23 of 1987, KEXP 893, Xgau rating B (1987)
54 Foreigner Inside Information 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Norway 5 - Jan 1988 (13 weeks), Germany 7 - Jan 1988 (10 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Dec 1987 (14 weeks), Sweden 11 - Dec 1987 (12 weeks), Billboard 15 - Dec 1987 (36 weeks), UK 64 - Dec 1987 (7 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1992)
55 Bananarama Wow! 1987 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 1988, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1988), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Switzerland 22 - Oct 1987 (3 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 22 of 1988, UK 26 - Sep 1987 (26 weeks), Sweden 31 - Sep 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 44 - Sep 1987 (26 weeks)
56 Jefferson Starship No Protection 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1987), Norway 6 - Jul 1987 (6 weeks), Sweden 7 - Jul 1987 (7 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Jul 1987 (3 weeks), Billboard 12 - Jul 1987 (25 weeks), UK 26 - Jul 1987 (5 weeks), US CashBox 37 of 1987, US BB 44 of 1987
57 Sisters of Mercy Floodland 1987 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), UK 9 - Nov 1987 (20 weeks), Melody Maker 15 of 1987, Switzerland 24 - Dec 1987 (4 weeks), Sweden 28 - Dec 1987 (4 weeks), Billboard 101 - Feb 1988 (16 weeks), Acclaimed 1860 (1987), RYM 48 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
58 The Smiths Louder Than Bombs 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1990), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 2004), BEA 9 of 1987, UK 38 - May 1987 (7 weeks), Billboard 62 - Apr 1987 (25 weeks), WTMD 277, Rolling Stone 365, KEXP 96, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
59 Rush Hold Your Fire 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1987), UK 10 - Nov 1987 (4 weeks), Billboard 13 - Sep 1987 (30 weeks), Sweden 21 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), US CashBox 36 of 1987, US BB 43 of 1987, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), RYM 163 of 1987
60 Alexander O'Neal Hearsay 1987 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), UK 4 - Aug 1987 (103 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1987), Sweden 13 - Sep 1987 (16 weeks), Norway 18 - Sep 1987 (1 week), Austria 22 - Oct 1987 (1 month), Billboard 29 - Aug 1987 (40 weeks), RYM 149 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
61 The Eurythmics Savage 1987 Sweden 2 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), UK 7 - Nov 1987 (33 weeks), Switzerland 10 - Nov 1987 (6 weeks), Norway 10 - Nov 1987 (5 weeks), Austria 17 - Dec 1987 (2 months), Billboard 41 - Dec 1987 (19 weeks), Italy 48 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 76 of 1987 (peak 26, 4 weeks), RYM 194 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
62 T'Pau Bridge Of Spies 1987 UK 1 - Sep 1987 (59 weeks), Norway 1 - Dec 1987 (14 weeks), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1988), Switzerland 3 - Dec 1987 (23 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Germany 7 - Jan 1988 (10 weeks), Sweden 11 - Dec 1987 (16 weeks), Austria 18 - Feb 1988 (4 months)
63 Barbra Streisand One Voice 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1988), Billboard 9 - May 1987 (28 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), UK 27 - May 1987 (7 weeks), Sweden 33 - Jun 1987 (4 weeks), US BB 34 of 1987, US CashBox 41 of 1987, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1987)
64 Original Soundtrack Beverly Hills Cop II 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1987), Billboard 8 - Jun 1987 (26 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), Switzerland 17 - Aug 1987 (6 weeks), Sweden 19 - Jul 1987 (19 weeks), US BB 23 of 1987, US CashBox 32 of 1987, UK 71 - Jul 1987 (5 weeks)
65 Stevie Wonder Characters 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Sweden 16 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), Billboard 17 - Dec 1987 (31 weeks), Austria 21 - Dec 1987 (1 month), Switzerland 23 - Dec 1987 (3 weeks), UK 33 - Nov 1987 (4 weeks), Italy 37 of 1987, Xgau rating A- (1987)
66 Samantha Fox Samantha Fox 1987 Switzerland 3 - Jul 1987 (12 weeks), Norway 3 - Jul 1987 (12 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1988), Austria 14 - Sep 1987 (2 months), Sweden 14 - Jul 1987 (7 weeks), UK 22 - Aug 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 51 - Oct 1987 (24 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 54 of 1987 (peak 21, 8 weeks), Italy 66 of 1987
67 Jethro Tull Crest of a Knave 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1989), Switzerland 7 - Oct 1987 (9 weeks), Germany 10 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), UK 19 - Sep 1987 (10 weeks), Austria 22 - Nov 1987 (1 month), Billboard 32 - Oct 1987 (28 weeks), Sweden 40 - Oct 1987 (2 weeks), RYM 144 of 1987
68 Joe Cocker Unchain My Heart 1987 Germany 2 - Oct 1987 (13 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1989), Austria 5 - Nov 1987 (13 months), Switzerland 6 - Nov 1987 (16 weeks), Sweden 15 - Oct 1987 (10 weeks), Norway 17 - Nov 1987 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 43 of 1988 (peak 21, 14 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 48 of 1988, Italy 74 of 1987, Billboard 89 - Nov 1987 (27 weeks)
69 Mike Oldfield Islands 1987 Switzerland 4 - Oct 1987 (15 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1996), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Germany 9 - Oct 1987 (12 weeks), Norway 9 - Oct 1987 (7 weeks), Sweden 12 - Oct 1987 (8 weeks), UK 29 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 74 of 1987 (peak 21, 4 weeks), Italy 85 of 1987, Billboard 138 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks)
70 Kiss Crazy Nights 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1988), UK 4 - Nov 1987 (14 weeks), Norway 8 - Oct 1987 (19 weeks), Sweden 11 - Oct 1987 (6 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Oct 1987 (7 weeks), Billboard 18 - Oct 1987 (34 weeks), US CashBox 49 of 1987
71 The Cult Electric 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), UK 4 - Apr 1987 (27 weeks), Switzerland 22 - May 1987 (2 weeks), Sweden 24 - Apr 1987 (4 weeks), Billboard 38 - Apr 1987 (32 weeks), Acclaimed 1408 (1987), RYM 64 of 1987, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
72 Icehouse Man of Colours 1987 Australia num 1 for 11 weeks - Oct 1987, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Feb 1988, Australia (ARIA) 6 of 1988, Australia (Kent) 18 of 1987 (peak 1), Billboard 43 - Oct 1987 (44 weeks), UK 93 - Apr 1988 (1 week)
73 Grateful Dead In The Dark 1987 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1995), Billboard 6 - Jul 1987 (34 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 16 of 1987, US BB 22 of 1987, UK 57 - Sep 1987 (3 weeks), RYM 195 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
74 Gary Moore Wild Frontier 1987 Norway 1 - Mar 1987 (13 weeks), Sweden 2 - Mar 1987 (20 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Mar 1987 (14 weeks), UK 8 - Mar 1987 (14 weeks), Germany 9 - Mar 1987 (7 weeks), Austria 19 - Apr 1987 (3 months), Billboard 139 - May 1987 (15 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1987)
75 Curiosity Killed The Cat Keep Your Distance 1987 UK 1 - May 1987 (24 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1987), Switzerland 7 - May 1987 (11 weeks), Austria 21 - Jul 1987 (1 month), Italy 26 of 1987, Sweden 32 - Jun 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 55 - Aug 1987 (29 weeks)
76 Bruce Willis The Return Of Bruno 1987 UK 4 - Apr 1987 (28 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1987), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1987), Billboard 14 - Feb 1987 (29 weeks), Sweden 36 - Mar 1988 (2 weeks), US BB 42 of 1987
77 Dokken Back for the Attack 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), Billboard 13 - Dec 1987 (33 weeks), Sweden 19 - Nov 1987 (6 weeks), Switzerland 25 - Dec 1987 (3 weeks), US BB 45 of 1987, UK 96 - Nov 1987 (1 week), RYM 121 of 1987
78 Various Artists A Very Special Christmas 1987 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1998), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Sweden 17 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), Billboard 20 - Nov 1987 (34 weeks), US BB 35 of 1992, Xgau rating A- (1987)
79 Various Artists Now, That's What I Call Music 9 1987 UK 1 - Apr 1987 (26 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2002), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1987), Norway 15 - Apr 1987 (6 weeks)
80 Husker Du Warehouse: Songs & stories 1987 Melody Maker 21 of 1987, UK 72 - Feb 1987 (1 week), Billboard 117 - Feb 1987 (10 weeks), WTMD 500, Acclaimed 511 (1987), WXPN 853 (1987), RYM 53 of 1987, KEXP 877, Xgau rating A- (1987)
81 Don Johnson Heartbeat 1987 Germany 3 - Feb 1987 (11 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1986), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1987), Austria 6 - Feb 1987 (6 months), Switzerland 7 - Jan 1987 (17 weeks), Norway 7 - Oct 1986 (9 weeks), Billboard 17 - Sep 1986 (27 weeks), Sweden 34 - Feb 1987 (2 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1986)
82 The Cars Door To Door 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1987), Norway 9 - Sep 1987 (6 weeks), Switzerland 20 - Sep 1987 (3 weeks), Billboard 26 - Sep 1987 (23 weeks), Sweden 29 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), US CashBox 50 of 1987, UK 72 - Sep 1987 (2 weeks)
83 Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show 1987 Melody Maker 3 of 1987, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1994), Billboard 125 - Jan 1988 (12 weeks), Acclaimed 471 (1987), Rolling Stone 497, RYM 75 of 1987, KEXP 884, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
84 Eric B & Rakim Paid in Full 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1995), Billboard 58 - Sep 1987 (38 weeks), UK 85 - Sep 1987 (4 weeks), Rolling Stone 227, Acclaimed 334 (1987), RYM 2 of 1987, KEXP 807, Xgau rating B (1987)
85 Sammy Hagar Sammy Hagar (AKA I Never Said Goodbye) 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1987), US CashBox 34 of 1987, Sweden 37 - Jul 1987 (5 weeks), US BB 46 of 1987, UK 86 - Jul 1987 (2 weeks), Billboard 167 - Feb 1977 (9 weeks)
86 Yes Big Generator 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Sweden 14 - Oct 1987 (6 weeks), Billboard 15 - Oct 1987 (30 weeks), UK 17 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), Switzerland 22 - Oct 1987 (3 weeks), US CashBox 35 of 1987
87 Georgia Satellites Georgia Satellites 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1987), Billboard 5 - Nov 1986 (42 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Switzerland 26 - Apr 1987 (1 week), US BB 32 of 1987, UK 52 - Feb 1987 (7 weeks), Xgau rating B (1986)
88 Various Artists Now, That's What I Call Music 10 1987 UK 1 - Dec 1987 (21 weeks), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2002), Norway 15 - Dec 1987 (4 weeks)
89 Black Wonderful Life 1987 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1991), UK 3 - Sep 1987 (23 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Switzerland 5 - Oct 1987 (14 weeks), Austria 6 - Feb 1988 (4 months), Germany 9 - Nov 1987 (21 weeks), Sweden 30 - Oct 1987 (10 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 33 of 1988 (peak 4, 18 weeks), Italy 85 of 1988
90 Fat Boys Crushin' 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1987), Billboard 8 - Jun 1987 (49 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US BB 28 of 1987, US CashBox 31 of 1987, UK 49 - Oct 1987 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B (1987)
91 Mick Jagger Primitive Cool 1987 Germany 8 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), Norway 13 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Oct 1987 (5 weeks), Austria 15 - Nov 1987 (1 month), Sweden 18 - Sep 1987 (6 weeks), UK 26 - Sep 1987 (5 weeks), Billboard 41 - Oct 1987 (20 weeks), Italy 53 of 1987, France (InfoDisc) 80 of 1987 (peak 19, 2 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1987)
92 Bryan Ferry Bete Noire 1987 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1987), Sweden 6 - Nov 1987 (10 weeks), UK 9 - Nov 1987 (16 weeks), Norway 10 - Nov 1987 (6 weeks), Switzerland 21 - Nov 1987 (5 weeks), Billboard 63 - Nov 1987 (31 weeks), Italy 63 of 1987, RYM 178 of 1987, Xgau rating C+ (1987)
93 Jody Watley Jody Watley 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1987), Billboard 10 - Mar 1987 (74 weeks) (1 week in top 10), US BB 35 of 1987, US CashBox 43 of 1987, UK 62 - Sep 1987 (2 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1987)
94 Carly Simon Coming Around Again 1987 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1988), Switzerland 21 - May 1987 (2 weeks), UK 25 - May 1987 (20 weeks), Billboard 25 - Apr 1987 (60 weeks), Sweden 29 - May 1987 (4 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1987)
95 Judas Priest Priest...Live! 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 2001), Norway 16 - Jun 1987 (2 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Jul 1987 (2 weeks), Sweden 19 - Jun 1987 (11 weeks), Billboard 38 - Jun 1987 (15 weeks), UK 47 - Jun 1987 (2 weeks), RYM 134 of 1987
96 The Communards Red 1987 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1988), UK 4 - Oct 1987 (29 weeks), Austria 15 - Dec 1987 (3 months), Switzerland 20 - Nov 1987 (3 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 21 of 1987 (peak 3, 30 weeks), Billboard 93 - Feb 1988 (9 weeks), Italy 96 of 1987
97 Dio Dream Evil 1987 Sweden 4 - Jul 1987 (11 weeks), Norway 7 - Aug 1987 (8 weeks), UK 8 - Aug 1987 (5 weeks), Germany 12 - Aug 1987 (2 weeks), Switzerland 13 - Aug 1987 (5 weeks), Austria 15 - Sep 1987 (2 months), Billboard 43 - Aug 1987 (11 weeks), RYM 104 of 1987
98 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) 1987 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), Sweden 15 - May 1987 (8 weeks), Billboard 20 - May 1987 (20 weeks), US CashBox 38 of 1987, UK 59 - May 1987 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1987)
99 The Replacements Pleased to Meet Me 1987 Melody Maker 14 of 1987, Billboard 131 - May 1987 (19 weeks), WTMD 150, WXPN 327 (1987), Acclaimed 840 (1987), RYM 19 of 1987, KEXP 173, Xgau rating A- (1987)
100 Jennifer Warnes Famous Blue Raincoat 1987 Switzerland 18 - Jul 1987 (8 weeks), UK 33 - Jul 1987 (12 weeks), Sweden 39 - Jan 1987 (2 weeks), Billboard 72 - Feb 1987 (21 weeks), Acclaimed 2276 (1986), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1989), RYM 113 of 1986, Xgau rating B- (1986)

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