Albums from the Year 1988

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This page lists the top albums of 1988 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 1988 can be found here.

The top ten album artists of 1988 were:

1:U22:Tracy Chapman3:Rick Astley4:Bon Jovi5:INXS
6:Traveling Wilburys7:Prince8:Tiffany9:Metallica10:Dire Straits
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 U2 Rattle & Hum 1988 UK 1 - Oct 1988 (56 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1988 (38 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (13 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Nov 1988, Canada 1 for 13 weeks - 1988, Germany 1 for 6 weeks - Nov 1988, Germany 1 - Oct 1988 (15 weeks), Europe num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1988, Austria 1 - Nov 1988 (13 months), Switzerland 1 - Oct 1988 (27 weeks), Norway 1 - Oct 1988 (24 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1988, New Zealand 1 for 8 - Nov 1988, France Best 1 of 1988, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1995), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1995), Sweden 2 - Oct 1988 (23 weeks), Holland free40 2 of 1988, Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1995), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Italy 7 of 1988, US BB 14 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 18 of 1989, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), France (InfoDisc) 31 of 1988 (peak 8, 18 weeks), US CashBox 39 of 1988, UK Radio2 61, Global 75 - 13 M claimed, WTMD 227, WXPN 340 (1988), Acclaimed 1280 (1988), RYM 184 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
2 Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman 1988 UK 1 - May 1988 (153 weeks), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 1988, Canada 1 for 9 weeks - 1988, Germany 1 for 3 weeks - Sep 1988, Germany 1 - Jul 1988 (44 weeks), Europe num 1 for 6 weeks - Sep 1988, Austria 1 - Sep 1988 (21 months), Switzerland 1 - Jul 1988 (45 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 4 - Mar 1989, Italy 1 of 1988, US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2001), UK 8 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), France Diamond (certified by SNEP Jun 2000), Germany 4 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2001), Billboard 2 - Apr 1988 (59 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), Norway 2 - Jun 1988 (36 weeks), Sweden 2 - Jul 1988 (40 weeks), Grammy in 1988 (Nominated), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), France (InfoDisc) 3 of 1988 (peak 2, 90 weeks), France Best 5 of 1988, US CashBox 7 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 7 of 1988, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), BEA 10 of 1988, US BB 11 of 1988, UK 42 of all time (2.3 M claimed) (1988), Worldwide 74 - 13 M, WXPN 191 (1988), WTMD 219, Rolling Stone 261, Acclaimed 386 (1988), RYM 40 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
3 Bon Jovi New Jersey 1988 UK 1 - Oct 1988 (47 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1988 (76 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Oct 1988, Switzerland 1 - Oct 1988 (25 weeks), Sweden 1 - Oct 1988 (18 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 1988, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Oct 1988, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1996), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1993), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1994), US 4 of 1989, Germany 4 - Oct 1988 (7 weeks), Norway 4 - Sep 1988 (19 weeks), US BB 5 of 1988, US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Austria 14 - Nov 1988 (2 months), US CashBox 25 of 1988, Italy 47 of 1988, Global 75 - 13 M claimed, RYM 95 of 1988, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
4 INXS Kick 1988 Canada 1 for 1 week - 1988, Australia (ARIA) 1 of 1988, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Aug 1988, US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1997), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1989), Diamond in Canada (certified in Nov 1991), Billboard 3 - Nov 1987 (79 weeks) (22 weeks in top 10), US 4 of 1988, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), US CashBox 5 of 1988, US BB 7 of 1988, France Best 7 of 1988, UK 9 - Nov 1987 (103 weeks), US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Germany 11 - Mar 1988 (10 weeks), Austria 15 - Apr 1988 (3 months), Sweden 21 - Feb 1988 (16 weeks), Switzerland 25 - Dec 1987 (3 weeks), Italy 67 of 1988, WTMD 636, WXPN 751 (1987), Acclaimed 1387 (1987), RYM 78 of 1987, Xgau rating B (1988)
5 Traveling Wilburys The Traveling Wilburys Volume I 1988 Canada 1 for 9 weeks - 1989, Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1989, Australia (ARIA) 1 of 1989, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Canada 6 X Platinum (certified by CRIA in May 2003), Norway 2 - Nov 1988 (25 weeks), Sweden 2 - Nov 1988 (32 weeks), Grammy in 1989 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), Billboard 3 - Nov 1988 (53 weeks) (22 weeks in top 10), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Switzerland 6 - Dec 1988 (21 weeks), US CashBox 9 of 1989, US BB 9 of 1989, Germany 10 - Mar 1989 (16 weeks), UK 16 - Nov 1988 (35 weeks), Holland free40 17 of 1988, WXPN 343 (1988), WTMD 538, Acclaimed 1607 (1988), RYM 32 of 1988, Xgau rating A- (1988)
6 Prince Lovesexy 1988 UK 1 - May 1988 (32 weeks), Europe num 1 for 1 week - May 1988, Switzerland 1 - May 1988 (12 weeks), Sweden 1 - May 1988 (19 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Jun 1988, Norway 2 - May 1988 (18 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1989), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Austria 3 - Jun 1988 (8 months), France Best 3 of 1988, Germany 4 - May 1988 (9 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Holland free40 5 of 1988, Italy 9 of 1988, Billboard 11 - May 1988 (20 weeks), Melody Maker 12 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1988 (peak 9, 20 weeks), US CashBox 35 of 1988, US BB 43 of 1988, Acclaimed 2019 (1988), RYM 100 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
7 Rick Astley Whenever You Need Somebody 1988 UK 1 - Nov 1987 (34 weeks), Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Feb 1988, Germany 1 - Dec 1987 (24 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Jan 1988, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1988, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1991), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1988), Switzerland 2 - Nov 1987 (14 weeks), Sweden 2 - Nov 1987 (20 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Austria 3 - Jan 1988 (6 months), Norway 4 - Dec 1987 (11 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 4 of 1988, Billboard 10 - Jan 1988 (58 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Italy 10 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 21 of 1988 (peak 5, 30 weeks), US CashBox 30 of 1988, US BB 38 of 1988, Xgau rating D+ (1987)
8 Metallica ...and Justice For All 1988 US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 2003), UK 4 - Sep 1988 (6 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1992), BEA 4 of 1988, Germany 5 - Sep 1988 (5 weeks), Sweden 5 - Sep 1988 (8 weeks), Billboard 6 - Sep 1988 (118 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Switzerland 7 - Sep 1988 (7 weeks), Norway 8 - Sep 1988 (5 weeks), US sales 8 M (according to RIAA), US BB 30 of 1988, US CashBox 31 of 1988, Belgium 39 of all time (1988), Italy 88 of 1988, Defin200 114 (1988), Global 117 - 9 M claimed, Acclaimed 1086 (1988), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), RYM 16 of 1988, AVrev 55, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
9 Dire Straits Money For Nothing 1988 UK 1 - Oct 1988 (64 weeks), Europe num 1 for 13 weeks - Nov 1988, Switzerland 1 - Oct 1988 (26 weeks), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), Germany 2 - Nov 1988 (18 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1989), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Austria 3 - Dec 1988 (4 months), Norway 3 - Oct 1988 (15 weeks), Italy 4 of 1989, Sweden 8 - Nov 1988 (20 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 22 of 1988 (peak 1, 22 weeks), Billboard 62 - Nov 1988 (17 weeks), Global 103 - 10 M claimed, Internet 119 - 13 M claimed (1988), Xgau rating B- (1988)
10 Tiffany Tiffany 1988 Billboard 1 - Sep 1987 (67 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (22 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Jan 1988, New Zealand 1 for 3 - May 1988, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), UK 5 - Feb 1988 (21 weeks), US BB 8 of 1988, US CashBox 11 of 1988, Norway 13 - Mar 1988 (5 weeks), Switzerland 17 - Feb 1988 (6 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 28 of 1988, Sweden 35 - Mar 1988 (4 weeks), Xgau rating B (1987)
11 Steve Winwood Roll With It 1988 Billboard 1 - Jul 1988 (43 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (13 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 1988, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1988), Grammy in 1988 (Nominated), Sweden 3 - Jul 1988 (13 weeks), UK 4 - Jul 1988 (16 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Jul 1988 (13 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1988), Germany 7 - Jul 1988 (9 weeks), Norway 11 - Jul 1988 (9 weeks), US CashBox 13 of 1988, US BB 17 of 1988, Holland free40 20 of 1988, Italy 76 of 1988, Xgau rating B- (1988)
12 Midnight Oil Diesel & Dust 1988 Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1988, Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Aug 1987, New Zealand 1 for 9 - Oct 1987, France Best 2 of 1988, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1989), Sweden 5 - Mar 1988 (29 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 5 of 1988 (peak 5, 65 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Mar 1988 (34 weeks), Australia (Kent) 11 of 1987 (peak 1), Germany 13 - Aug 1988 (5 weeks), UK 19 - Jun 1988 (16 weeks), Billboard 21 - Feb 1988 (53 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 27 of 1988, Acclaimed 744 (1987), RYM 36 of 1987, KEXP 491, Xgau rating B+ (1987)
13 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac's Greatest Hits 1988 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jan 1989, US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2000), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1991), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1993), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Germany 9 - Dec 1988 (11 weeks), US sales 8 M (according to RIAA), Norway 11 - Jan 1989 (7 weeks), Billboard 14 - Dec 1988 (131 weeks), Sweden 15 - Nov 1988 (12 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Dec 1988 (12 weeks), UK 24 - Apr 1994 (29 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 31 of 1989, US BB 47 of 1989, Italy 93 of 1989, Global 131 - 8 M claimed, Xgau rating B (1988)
14 Sade Stronger Than Pride 1988 Europe num 1 for 7 weeks - May 1988, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1994), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), Switzerland 2 - May 1988 (14 weeks), Sweden 2 - May 1988 (19 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1988), UK 3 - May 1988 (17 weeks), Germany 4 - May 1988 (18 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Austria 6 - Jun 1988 (4 months), Billboard 7 - Jun 1988 (43 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), Norway 7 - May 1988 (10 weeks), Italy 12 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 14 of 1988 (peak 4, 38 weeks), US CashBox 15 of 1988, US BB 28 of 1988, RYM 125 of 1988, Xgau rating B- (1988)
15 Enya Watermark 1988 Switzerland 1 - Dec 1988 (18 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Apr 1989, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1996), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1993), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1995), UK 5 - Oct 1988 (92 weeks), Norway 5 - Nov 1988 (16 weeks), Sweden 5 - Nov 1988 (18 weeks), Germany 6 - Dec 1988 (10 weeks), Austria 15 - Feb 1989 (2 months), Billboard 25 - Feb 1989 (39 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 29 of 1989, Italy 80 of 1989, Acclaimed 2003 (1988), RYM 52 of 1988, Xgau rating D+ (1988)
16 Van Halen OU 812 1988 Billboard 1 - Jun 1988 (46 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (15 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1988, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Norway 5 - Jun 1988 (6 weeks), US CashBox 9 of 1988, Switzerland 9 - Jun 1988 (8 weeks), Sweden 9 - Jun 1988 (9 weeks), Germany 12 - Jun 1988 (5 weeks), US BB 13 of 1988, UK 16 - Jun 1988 (12 weeks), Austria 21 - Jul 1988 (1 month), Australia (ARIA) 46 of 1988, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1988), Xgau rating C (1988)
17 REM Green 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Canada 2 X Platinum (certified by CRIA in Sep 2003), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1994), Holland free40 3 of 1988, Melody Maker 4 of 1988, Billboard 12 - Nov 1988 (41 weeks), US CashBox 26 of 1989, UK 27 - Nov 1988 (22 weeks), US BB 29 of 1989, Belgium 93 of all time (1988), WTMD 337, WXPN 353 (1988), Acclaimed 509 (1988), RYM 83 of 1988, KEXP 302, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
18 Original Soundtrack More Dirty Dancing 1988 Germany 1 for 1 week - Apr 1988, Germany 1 - Mar 1988 (26 weeks), Austria 1 - Apr 1988 (8 months), Switzerland 1 - Mar 1988 (17 weeks), US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1994), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), UK 3 - May 1988 (27 weeks), Billboard 3 - Mar 1988 (50 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), US BB 12 of 1988, US CashBox 14 of 1988, Sweden 28 - Apr 1988 (6 weeks)
19 Public Enemy It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1989), BEA 3 of 1988, UK 8 - Jul 1988 (9 weeks), Acclaimed 18 (1988), Melody Maker 28 of 1988, Billboard 42 - Jul 1988 (49 weeks), PopVortex 44 (1988), Rolling Stone 48, DMDB 50, Virgin 92, Channel4 93, WTMD 134, Defin200 156 (1988), WXPN 209 (1988), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Aug 1988), RYM 6 of 1988, KEXP 55, Xgau rating A+ (1988)
20 Andrew Lloyd Webber Phantom Of The Opera 1988 Austria 1 - Feb 1989 (12 months), New Zealand 1 for 5 - May 1988, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1996), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1988), Germany 3 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2001), Sweden 5 - Mar 1987 (16 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Jan 1996 (10 weeks), Norway 18 - Jan 2005 (5 weeks), US Longest Running Album 19 1986 (255 weeks), Billboard 33 - May 1987 (253 weeks), UK 40 - Dec 2004 (7 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 93 of 2005, Defin200 168 (1988), RYM 17 of 1987
21 Kylie Minogue Kylie 1988 UK 1 - Jul 1988 (67 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 6 - Sep 1988, UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Switzerland 7 - Jul 1988 (14 weeks), Germany 8 - Aug 1988 (10 weeks), Norway 10 - Aug 1988 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 10 of 1988 (peak 19, 42 weeks), Austria 15 - Oct 1988 (5 months), Australia (ARIA) 17 of 1988, Sweden 22 - Aug 1988 (6 weeks), Billboard 53 - Sep 1988 (27 weeks), UK 58 of all time (2.1 M claimed) (1988)
22 Guns n' Roses G N' R The Lies, The Sex, The Drugs, The Violence, The Shocking Truth 1988 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1995), Billboard 2 - Dec 1988 (53 weeks) (18 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Norway 6 - Dec 1988 (12 weeks), Sweden 7 - Dec 1988 (50 weeks), US CashBox 8 of 1989, US BB 10 of 1989, Austria 10 - Aug 1992 (4 months), Switzerland 15 - Feb 1989 (10 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), UK 22 - Dec 1988 (41 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 36 of 1989, Italy 48 of 1989, RYM 173 of 1988, Xgau rating E (1988)
23 Iron Maiden Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son 1988 UK 1 - Apr 1988 (18 weeks), Europe num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1988, Switzerland 2 - Apr 1988 (10 weeks), Norway 3 - Apr 1988 (9 weeks), Sweden 3 - Apr 1988 (10 weeks), Germany 4 - Apr 1988 (8 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1993), Austria 6 - May 1988 (4 months), Billboard 12 - Apr 1988 (22 weeks), US BB 42 of 1988, Italy 58 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 65 of 1988 (peak 16, 4 weeks), RYM 8 of 1988
24 Anita Baker Giving You The Best That I Got 1988 Billboard 1 - Nov 1988 (41 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Dec 1988, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1989), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), UK 9 - Oct 1988 (20 weeks), US BB 10 of 1988, Sweden 21 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), US CashBox 23 of 1989, Italy 34 of 1988, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
25 Poison Open Up & Say...Aah! 1988 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Apr 1989, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1991), Billboard 2 - May 1988 (68 weeks) (25 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1989), US BB 6 of 1988, US CashBox 10 of 1988, Australia (ARIA) 16 of 1988, UK 18 - May 1988 (21 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Switzerland 30 - Jun 1988 (1 week), Sweden 37 - Jun 1988 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1988)
26 The Pixies Surfer Rosa 1988 Melody Maker 1 of 1988, BEA 2 of 1988, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 2005), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Jul 2005), Belgium 32 of all time (1988), Acclaimed 77 (1988), WTMD 153, WXPN 263 (1988), Rolling Stone 315, RYM 4 of 1988, KEXP 10, Xgau rating B (1988)
27 Pink Floyd Delicate Sound Of Thunder 1988 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1997), Norway 2 - Dec 1988 (13 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Dec 1988 (17 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Germany 9 - Dec 1988 (9 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1988 (peak 10, 42 weeks), UK 11 - Dec 1988 (12 weeks), Billboard 11 - Dec 1988 (21 weeks), Sweden 14 - Dec 1988 (10 weeks), Austria 15 - Jan 1989 (1 month), Italy 22 of 1988, US BB 38 of 1989, RYM 148 of 1988, Xgau rating C (1988)
28 Morrissey Viva Hate 1988 UK 1 - Mar 1988 (20 weeks), Holland free40 1 of 1988, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 1993), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), France Best 10 of 1988, Norway 20 - Apr 1988 (2 weeks), Sweden 27 - Mar 1988 (2 weeks), Billboard 48 - Apr 1988 (20 weeks), Italy 66 of 1988, WTMD 761, Acclaimed 1202 (1988), RYM 44 of 1988, KEXP 319, Xgau rating B (1988)
29 Sonic Youth Daydream Nation 1988 Library of Congress artifact added 2005 (1988), BEA 1 of 1988, Melody Maker 24 of 1988, Acclaimed 70 (1988), UK 99 - Oct 1988 (1 week), WTMD 146, Rolling Stone 329, WXPN 383 (1988), RYM 1 of 1988, KEXP 51, Xgau rating A (1988)
30 The Pet Shop Boys Introspective 1988 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), UK 2 - Oct 1988 (39 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Oct 1988 (16 weeks), Germany 3 - Oct 1988 (9 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Sweden 5 - Oct 1988 (14 weeks), Norway 14 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), Austria 19 - Nov 1988 (2 months), Italy 28 of 1988, Billboard 34 - Nov 1988 (21 weeks), Acclaimed 1714 (1988), RYM 58 of 1988, Xgau rating A- (1988)
31 AC/DC Blow Up Your Video 1988 UK 2 - Feb 1988 (14 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Norway 3 - Feb 1988 (11 weeks), Germany 4 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Feb 1988 (16 weeks), Sweden 4 - Feb 1988 (12 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Billboard 12 - Mar 1988 (24 weeks), Austria 25 - Mar 1988 (1 month), Australia (ARIA) 42 of 1988, US BB 44 of 1988, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
32 Bros Push 1988 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Oct 1988, UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), UK 2 - Apr 1988 (54 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Apr 1988 (11 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Germany 6 - Apr 1988 (9 weeks), Norway 6 - Apr 1988 (11 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 9 of 1988, Austria 14 - May 1988 (6 months), Sweden 29 - Apr 1988 (12 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 30 of 1988 (peak 22, 20 weeks), Italy 51 of 1988, Billboard 171 - Jul 1988 (5 weeks)
33 The Scorpions Savage Amusement 1988 Sweden 2 - May 1988 (17 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1988), Germany 4 - May 1988 (14 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Billboard 5 - May 1988 (41 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Switzerland 5 - May 1988 (14 weeks), Norway 5 - May 1988 (7 weeks), UK 18 - May 1988 (6 weeks), Austria 19 - Jul 1988 (2 months), US BB 27 of 1988, US CashBox 33 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 54 of 1988 (peak 16, 8 weeks), Italy 89 of 1988
34 Belinda Carlisle Heaven On Earth 1988 Norway 1 - Jan 1988 (14 weeks), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1993), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1988), Sweden 3 - Jan 1988 (14 weeks), UK 4 - Jan 1988 (54 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Jan 1988 (15 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Billboard 13 - Oct 1987 (50 weeks), US BB 37 of 1988, Italy 83 of 1988
35 Bruce Hornsby & The Range Scenes From The Southside 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1988), Billboard 5 - May 1988 (25 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Germany 12 - May 1988 (9 weeks), Norway 15 - May 1988 (4 weeks), Sweden 15 - May 1988 (6 weeks), UK 18 - May 1988 (18 weeks), Switzerland 19 - May 1988 (4 weeks), US BB 26 of 1988, US CashBox 28 of 1988, Austria 30 - Jul 1988 (1 month), Radio Caroline 163 (1988), Xgau rating C (1988)
36 Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Anything For You 1988 UK 1 - Nov 1988 (54 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1989), Billboard 6 - Jun 1987 (95 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), Norway 10 - Feb 1989 (9 weeks), US BB 16 of 1988, US CashBox 17 of 1988, Sweden 29 - Nov 1988 (6 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1987)
37 Bobby McFerrin Simple Pleasure 1988 Grammy in 1988 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1988), Billboard 5 - Apr 1988 (53 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), Austria 8 - Dec 1988 (3 months), Germany 13 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Dec 1988 (9 weeks), US CashBox 23 of 1988, US BB 25 of 1988, Sweden 35 - Nov 1988 (2 weeks), UK 92 - Oct 1988 (1 week), Xgau rating B- (1988)
38 Johnny Hates Jazz Turn Back The Clock 1988 UK 1 - Jan 1988 (39 weeks), Norway 1 - Jan 1988 (13 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jan 1988 (14 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1989), Switzerland 4 - Jan 1988 (13 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1988), Germany 5 - Feb 1988 (15 weeks), Austria 20 - Feb 1988 (2 months), Billboard 56 - Apr 1988 (24 weeks)
39 Talking Heads Naked 1988 UK 3 - Mar 1988 (15 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Switzerland 6 - Mar 1988 (11 weeks), Norway 7 - Mar 1988 (7 weeks), Austria 8 - May 1988 (2 months), Sweden 9 - Mar 1988 (6 weeks), Germany 12 - Apr 1988 (3 weeks), Holland free40 18 of 1988, Billboard 19 - Apr 1988 (21 weeks), Italy 32 of 1988, US CashBox 36 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
40 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark The Best Of OMD 1988 New Zealand 1 for 5 - Apr 1988, UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 2001), UK 2 - Mar 1988 (33 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1991), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Germany 8 - Mar 1988 (9 weeks), Switzerland 16 - Mar 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 46 - Mar 1988 (28 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 70 of 1988 (peak 25, 2 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1988)
41 The Waterboys Fisherman's Blues 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1988), Norway 7 - Nov 1988 (6 weeks), Melody Maker 9 of 1988, UK 13 - Oct 1988 (19 weeks), France Best 14 of 1988, Sweden 18 - Nov 1988 (6 weeks), Billboard 76 - Dec 1988 (26 weeks), Radio Caroline 284 (1988), WTMD 320, WXPN 816 (1988), Acclaimed 964 (1988), RYM 48 of 1988
42 A-Ha Stay On These Roads 1988 Norway 1 - May 1988 (11 weeks), UK 2 - May 1988 (19 weeks), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany 4 - May 1988 (10 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Switzerland 6 - May 1988 (11 weeks), Austria 9 - May 1988 (3 months), Sweden 10 - May 1988 (8 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 11 of 1988 (peak 3, 42 weeks), Italy 30 of 1988, Billboard 148 - Jun 1988 (6 weeks)
43 Paul McCartney All The Best 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2001), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1988), UK 2 - Nov 1987 (26 weeks), Sweden 7 - Sep 1995 (4 weeks), Germany 9 - Jan 1988 (11 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Jan 1988 (9 weeks), Italy 18 of 1988, Austria 23 - Feb 1988 (2 months), Norway 39 - May 2008 (1 week), Billboard 62 - Dec 1987 (17 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1987)
44 Rod Stewart Out Of Order 1988 Sweden 1 - Jun 1988 (19 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1991), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1989), Germany 6 - Jun 1988 (9 weeks), Switzerland 7 - Jun 1988 (10 weeks), UK 11 - Jun 1988 (8 weeks), Norway 11 - Jun 1988 (4 weeks), Austria 18 - Jul 1988 (2 months), Billboard 20 - Jun 1988 (70 weeks), Italy 71 of 1988, Xgau rating C (1988)
45 Rick Astley Hold Me In Your Arms 1988 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Germany 3 - Dec 1988 (15 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1990), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Sweden 7 - Dec 1988 (10 weeks), UK 8 - Dec 1988 (19 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Dec 1988 (12 weeks), Billboard 19 - Jan 1989 (23 weeks), Austria 30 - Jan 1989 (1 month), Italy 37 of 1989
46 Europe Out Of This World 1988 Norway 1 - Aug 1988 (11 weeks), Sweden 1 - Aug 1988 (24 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1989), Switzerland 3 - Aug 1988 (14 weeks), Germany 10 - Sep 1988 (8 weeks), UK 12 - Sep 1988 (5 weeks), Austria 16 - Oct 1988 (1 month), Billboard 19 - Sep 1988 (23 weeks), Italy 46 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 49 of 1988 (peak 19, 10 weeks)
47 Robert Plant Now & Zen 1988 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2001), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1992), Billboard 6 - Mar 1988 (46 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), UK 10 - Mar 1988 (7 weeks), US CashBox 12 of 1988, Norway 12 - Mar 1988 (6 weeks), US BB 18 of 1988, Sweden 18 - Mar 1988 (6 weeks), Xgau rating B (1988)
48 Erasure The Innocents 1988 UK 1 - Apr 1988 (78 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1989), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1991), Germany 8 - May 1988 (9 weeks), Sweden 13 - Apr 1988 (8 weeks), Switzerland 15 - May 1988 (8 weeks), Norway 18 - May 1988 (1 week), Billboard 49 - Jun 1988 (48 weeks), RYM 76 of 1988
49 The Pogues If I Should Fall From Grace With God 1988 UK 3 - Jan 1988 (16 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Switzerland 9 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks), Sweden 9 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks), France Best 9 of 1988, Norway 15 - Feb 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 88 - Feb 1988 (16 weeks), Radio Caroline 268 (1988), WTMD 435, Acclaimed 794 (1988), RYM 14 of 1988, KEXP 509, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
50 Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1998), BEA 7 of 1988, Billboard 103 - Sep 1988 (34 weeks), WTMD 274, Rolling Stone 309, Acclaimed 328 (1988), WXPN 485 (1988), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 2004), RYM 37 of 1988, KEXP 83, Xgau rating B- (1988)
51 Original Soundtrack Good Morning Vietnam 1988 Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1988, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1989), Billboard 10 - Feb 1988 (34 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 15 of 1988, US BB 29 of 1988, US CashBox 45 of 1988, UK 50 - Oct 1988 (9 weeks)
52 David Lee Roth Skyscraper 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1988), Billboard 6 - Feb 1988 (27 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Norway 9 - Feb 1988 (10 weeks), UK 11 - Feb 1988 (12 weeks), Switzerland 13 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks), Sweden 13 - Feb 1988 (8 weeks), US CashBox 18 of 1988, US BB 24 of 1988, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Xgau rating C+ (1988)
53 Gipsy Kings Gipsy Kings 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1995), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1989), Switzerland 10 - Aug 1988 (10 weeks), Norway 14 - Jul 1989 (9 weeks), UK 16 - Apr 1989 (29 weeks), Austria 20 - Oct 1988 (2 months), Australia (ARIA) 21 of 1989, Sweden 23 - May 1989 (14 weeks), Italy 54 of 1988, Billboard 57 - Dec 1988 (42 weeks), RYM 110 of 1987, Xgau rating B- (1988)
54 Cinderella Long Cold Winter 1988 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), Switzerland 7 - Jul 1988 (10 weeks), Billboard 10 - Jul 1988 (64 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Norway 13 - Jul 1988 (6 weeks), US BB 19 of 1988, US CashBox 22 of 1988, UK 30 - Jul 1988 (6 weeks), Sweden 38 - Aug 1988 (2 weeks), RYM 151 of 1988
55 Queensryche Operation: Mindcrime 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1991), BEA 8 of 1988, Switzerland 21 - May 1988 (4 weeks), Sweden 25 - Jun 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 50 - May 1988 (51 weeks), UK 58 - Jun 1988 (3 weeks), US BB 205 of 2006, Acclaimed 1180 (1988), RYM 2 of 1988
56 Huey Lewis & The News Small World 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1988), Germany 8 - Aug 1988 (7 weeks), Switzerland 10 - Aug 1988 (13 weeks), Billboard 11 - Aug 1988 (28 weeks), UK 12 - Aug 1988 (8 weeks), Norway 12 - Aug 1988 (5 weeks), Sweden 14 - Aug 1988 (8 weeks), US BB 35 of 1988, Xgau rating C- (1988)
57 Robert Palmer Heavy Nova 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1988), Billboard 13 - Jul 1988 (42 weeks), Holland free40 15 of 1988, UK 17 - Jul 1988 (25 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 23 of 1988, US BB 34 of 1988, US CashBox 41 of 1988
58 Tina Turner Tina Live In Europe 1988 Switzerland 3 - Apr 1988 (12 weeks), Germany 4 - Apr 1988 (9 weeks), Austria 4 - Apr 1988 (5 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1988), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), UK 8 - Apr 1988 (13 weeks), Sweden 8 - Mar 1988 (10 weeks), Norway 16 - Apr 1988 (7 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 69 of 1988 (peak 21, 2 weeks), Italy 82 of 1988, Billboard 86 - Apr 1988 (9 weeks), Xgau rating B (1988)
59 Phil Collins Buster 1988 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1992), Germany 4 - Oct 1988 (18 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), UK 6 - Sep 1988 (16 weeks), Switzerland 6 - Oct 1988 (22 weeks), Austria 11 - Dec 1988 (4 months), Italy 29 of 1988, Billboard 54 - Oct 1988 (22 weeks)
60 Fairground Attraction The First Of A Million Kisses 1988 Brit best album 1989, UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1989), UK 2 - May 1988 (52 weeks), Sweden 6 - May 1988 (13 weeks), Austria 17 - Oct 1988 (2 months), Switzerland 18 - Jul 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 137 - Jan 1989 (11 weeks), RYM 141 of 1988
61 Barbra Streisand Till I Loved You 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1988), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), Billboard 10 - Nov 1988 (26 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Switzerland 16 - Nov 1988 (13 weeks), Norway 16 - Nov 1988 (3 weeks), UK 29 - Dec 1988 (13 weeks), US BB 31 of 1988, Sweden 34 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 95 of 1989 (peak 35, 10 weeks)
62 Run DMC Tougher Than Leather 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1988), Billboard 9 - Jun 1988 (26 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), UK 13 - Jun 1988 (5 weeks), Switzerland 28 - Jun 1988 (3 weeks), US CashBox 32 of 1988, Sweden 35 - Jun 1988 (2 weeks), US BB 41 of 1988, RYM 169 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
63 Billy Ocean Tear Down These Walls 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1988), UK 3 - Mar 1988 (13 weeks), Norway 3 - Mar 1988 (10 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1988), Switzerland 10 - Apr 1988 (10 weeks), Sweden 14 - Mar 1988 (8 weeks), Billboard 18 - Mar 1988 (30 weeks), Austria 28 - May 1988 (2 months)
64 Toni Childs Union 1988 New Zealand 1 for 2 - Apr 1989, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1995), Switzerland 27 - Oct 1988 (1 week), Australia (ARIA) 35 of 1989, Sweden 40 - Sep 1988 (2 weeks), Billboard 63 - Jun 1988 (43 weeks), UK 73 - Apr 1989 (1 week), Italy 80 of 1988
65 Elton John Reg Strikes Back 1988 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1988), Switzerland 5 - Jul 1988 (11 weeks), Norway 8 - Jul 1988 (6 weeks), Austria 13 - Aug 1988 (5 months), Billboard 16 - Jul 1988 (27 weeks), UK 18 - Jul 1988 (6 weeks), Sweden 18 - Jul 1988 (9 weeks), Italy 18 of 1989, France (InfoDisc) 93 of 1989 (peak 30, 10 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1988)
66 Living Colour Vivid 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1994), Billboard 6 - Sep 1988 (74 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 15 of 1989, Norway 15 - Jul 1989 (5 weeks), US BB 21 of 1989, Acclaimed 1145 (1988), RYM 107 of 1988, Xgau rating B (1988)
67 Melissa Etheridge Melissa Etheridge 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1995), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1991), Australia (ARIA) 16 of 1989, Billboard 22 - Jun 1988 (63 weeks), WXPN 394 (1988), WTMD 396, RYM 162 of 1988
68 Kim Wilde Close 1988 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Norway 6 - Jun 1988 (15 weeks), UK 8 - Jun 1988 (38 weeks), Austria 8 - Oct 1988 (9 months), Switzerland 8 - Jul 1988 (37 weeks), Germany 10 - Jul 1988 (15 weeks), Sweden 11 - Jun 1988 (35 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 19 of 1988 (peak 17, 32 weeks), Billboard 114 - Oct 1988 (5 weeks)
69 Ozzy Osbourne No Rest For The Wicked 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), Norway 12 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 13 - Oct 1988 (26 weeks), Sweden 18 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), UK 23 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Oct 1988 (2 weeks), US BB 45 of 1988, RYM 157 of 1988
70 Chris Rea The Best Of - New Light Through Old Windows 1988 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1992), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1991), France Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 1988), UK 5 - Oct 1988 (51 weeks), Germany 9 - Nov 1988 (9 weeks), Norway 15 - Dec 1988 (6 weeks), Switzerland 24 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), Sweden 29 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 92 - Mar 1989 (13 weeks)
71 Keith Richards Talk Is Cheap 1988 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1989), Holland free40 11 of 1988, Sweden 12 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), Norway 16 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 24 - Oct 1988 (22 weeks), Switzerland 30 - Oct 1988 (1 week), UK 37 - Oct 1988 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 1741 (1988), RYM 113 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
72 Toto The Seventh One 1988 Sweden 2 - Feb 1988 (25 weeks), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), Switzerland 4 - Feb 1988 (11 weeks), Norway 4 - Feb 1988 (18 weeks), Germany 10 - Mar 1988 (7 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1988, France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1988 (peak 19, 8 weeks), Italy 62 of 1988, Billboard 64 - Mar 1988 (18 weeks), UK 73 - Apr 1988 (1 week)
73 Taylor Dayne Tell It To My Heart 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1992), Switzerland 4 - Apr 1988 (12 weeks), Germany 11 - Mar 1988 (6 weeks), Sweden 15 - Mar 1988 (16 weeks), Norway 17 - Apr 1988 (3 weeks), Austria 19 - May 1988 (3 months), Billboard 21 - Jan 1988 (67 weeks), UK 24 - Mar 1988 (17 weeks)
74 The Proclaimers Sunshine On Leith 1988 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1989), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1993), UK 6 - Sep 1988 (27 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 12 of 1989, Sweden 18 - Oct 1988 (14 weeks), Billboard 31 - Apr 1989 (37 weeks), Austria 37 - Nov 1993 (1 month), RYM 132 of 1988
75 Luther Vandross Any Love 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1988), UK 3 - Oct 1988 (22 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1988), Billboard 9 - Oct 1988 (32 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US BB 32 of 1988, US CashBox 48 of 1988, Xgau rating B- (1988)
76 Level 42 Staring At The Sun 1988 UK 2 - Oct 1988 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), Norway 5 - Sep 1988 (4 weeks), Switzerland 6 - Oct 1988 (8 weeks), Germany 8 - Oct 1988 (6 weeks), Sweden 10 - Oct 1988 (6 weeks), Austria 30 - Nov 1988 (1 month), Italy 72 of 1988, Billboard 128 - Oct 1988 (6 weeks)
77 Womack & Womack Conscience 1988 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), UK 4 - Aug 1988 (37 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1988), Germany 5 - Nov 1988 (7 weeks), Switzerland 5 - Nov 1988 (13 weeks), Austria 8 - Nov 1988 (3 months), France Best 12 of 1988, Sweden 17 - Nov 1988 (20 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 52 of 1989 (peak 16, 24 weeks), Xgau rating A- (1988)
78 Anthrax State Of Euphoria 1988 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1989), UK 12 - Sep 1988 (4 weeks), Germany 15 - Oct 1988 (2 weeks), Norway 17 - Oct 1988 (1 week), Switzerland 20 - Oct 1988 (1 week), Sweden 21 - Oct 1988 (2 weeks), Billboard 30 - Oct 1988 (35 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1990), RYM 152 of 1988
79 Richard Marx Richard Marx 1988 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1993), Billboard 8 - Jun 1987 (84 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US BB 33 of 1988, Sweden 34 - Sep 1987 (8 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 34 of 1988, UK 68 - Apr 1988 (2 weeks)
80 Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Sessions 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1996), Melody Maker 11 of 1989, Billboard 26 - Jan 1989 (29 weeks), WXPN 264 (1988), WTMD 498, Acclaimed 893 (1988), RYM 24 of 1988, Xgau rating C+ (1988)
81 Sam Brown Stop! 1988 Austria 2 - Nov 1988 (5 months), UK 4 - Mar 1989 (18 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1989), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), Switzerland 6 - Sep 1988 (14 weeks), Norway 12 - Nov 1988 (9 weeks), Germany 13 - Jan 1989 (10 weeks), Sweden 18 - Sep 1988 (12 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 45 of 1989, France (InfoDisc) 73 of 1989 (peak 18, 14 weeks)
82 Megadeth So Far, So Good... So What! 1988 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1998), Melody Maker 15 of 1988, UK 18 - Mar 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 28 - Feb 1988 (23 weeks), Switzerland 28 - Mar 1988 (2 weeks), Sweden 37 - Feb 1988 (4 weeks), RYM 127 of 1988, Xgau rating B- (1987)
83 Chris de Burgh Flying Colours 1988 UK 1 - Oct 1988 (30 weeks), Germany 2 - Oct 1988 (23 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Oct 1988 (25 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1988), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1988), Norway 10 - Oct 1988 (10 weeks), Sweden 34 - Oct 1988 (4 weeks)
84 Judas Priest Ram It Down 1988 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1988), Norway 5 - May 1988 (7 weeks), Sweden 5 - May 1988 (13 weeks), Switzerland 8 - May 1988 (7 weeks), Germany 9 - Jun 1988 (6 weeks), Austria 15 - Jul 1988 (2 months), UK 24 - May 1988 (5 weeks), Billboard 31 - Jun 1988 (18 weeks)
85 John Hiatt Slow Turning 1988 France Best 6 of 1988, Holland free40 10 of 1988, Sweden 13 - Sep 1988 (6 weeks), Norway 17 - Sep 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 98 - Sep 1988 (30 weeks), WTMD 258, WXPN 513 (1988), Acclaimed 2299 (1988), RYM 70 of 1988, Xgau rating B+ (1988)
86 Kingdom Come Kingdom Come 1988 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1988), Billboard 12 - Mar 1988 (28 weeks), Norway 13 - Apr 1988 (6 weeks), US BB 36 of 1988, UK 43 - Mar 1988 (6 weeks), US CashBox 43 of 1988, Xgau rating B (1988)
87 DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince He's The DJ, I'm The Rapper 1988 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1995), Billboard 4 - Apr 1988 (53 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 16 of 1988, US BB 22 of 1988, UK 68 - May 1988 (2 weeks), Xgau rating B- (1988)
88 The Sugarcubes Life's Too Good 1988 Melody Maker 2 of 1988, UK 14 - May 1988 (6 weeks), France Best 18 of 1988, Billboard 54 - Jun 1988 (27 weeks), Acclaimed 1163 (1988), RYM 74 of 1988, KEXP 320, Xgau rating B- (1987)
89 Talk Talk Spirit Of Eden 1988 BEA 5 of 1988, Switzerland 12 - Oct 1988 (6 weeks), Melody Maker 14 of 1988, UK 19 - Sep 1988 (5 weeks), Acclaimed 372 (1988), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Oct 1988), RYM 3 of 1988, KEXP 528
90 Yello Flag 1988 Switzerland 3 - Nov 1988 (15 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1994), Holland free40 7 of 1988, Germany 11 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), Austria 12 - Dec 1988 (2 months), Sweden 24 - Nov 1988 (4 weeks), UK 56 - Dec 1988 (7 weeks), Billboard 152 - Apr 1989 (9 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1989)
91 Leonard Cohen I'm Your Man 1988 Norway 1 - Feb 1988 (31 weeks), Sweden 6 - Feb 1988 (33 weeks), Switzerland 9 - Mar 1988 (14 weeks), UK 48 - Feb 1988 (13 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 72 of 1988 (peak 30, 2 weeks), Acclaimed 553 (1988), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1988), RYM 64 of 1988, Xgau rating A- (1988)
92 Kenny G Silhouette 1988 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1995), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), Billboard 8 - Oct 1988 (56 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US BB 20 of 1988, US CashBox 39 of 1989
93 Bananarama Greatest Hits Collection 1988 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1989), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1990), UK 3 - Oct 1988 (37 weeks), Italy 49 of 1989, France (InfoDisc) 78 of 1989 (peak 2, 12 weeks), Billboard 151 - Dec 1988 (9 weeks), Xgau rating B+ (1988)
94 Michelle Shocked Short Sharp Shocked 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1989), France Best 16 of 1988, Switzerland 24 - Nov 1988 (1 week), UK 33 - Sep 1988 (18 weeks), Sweden 37 - Sep 1988 (4 weeks), Billboard 73 - Sep 1988 (34 weeks), Acclaimed 1802 (1988), RYM 62 of 1988, Xgau rating A- (1988)
95 Various Artists Now, That's What I Call Music 12 1988 UK 1 - Jul 1988 (17 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1988), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2003), Norway 7 - Jul 1988 (8 weeks)
96 Crowded House Temple of Low Men 1988 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jul 1988, Australia (ARIA) 14 of 1988, Billboard 40 - Jul 1988 (17 weeks), WTMD 668, Acclaimed 2791 (1988), RYM 66 of 1988, Xgau rating C (1988)
97 White Lion Pride 1988 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1990), Billboard 11 - Sep 1987 (84 weeks), Sweden 30 - May 1989 (4 weeks), US BB 39 of 1988, US CashBox 46 of 1988, RYM 166 of 1987
98 Various Artists Now, That's What I Call Music 13 1988 UK 1 - Dec 1988 (6 weeks), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1988), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2003), Norway 11 - Aug 1985 (15 weeks)
99 Scritti Politti Provision 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1988), UK 8 - Jun 1988 (11 weeks), Norway 9 - Jun 1988 (7 weeks), Sweden 9 - Jun 1988 (11 weeks), Melody Maker 23 of 1988, Italy 91 of 1988, Billboard 113 - Jul 1988 (7 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1988)
100 Prefab Sprout From Langley Park To Memphis 1988 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1988), France Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), UK 5 - Mar 1988 (24 weeks), France Best 17 of 1988, Sweden 18 - Mar 1988 (10 weeks), Italy 52 of 1988, Acclaimed 2167 (1988), RYM 149 of 1988

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21 Oct 2016

#48 - Bobby McFerrin - Simple Pleasure

This also made the Billboard charts - 5 - 55 weeks. Listed as 'Simple Pleasures'.

Data fixed, thanks