Albums from the Year 1996

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This page lists the top albums of 1996 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 1996 can be found here.

The top ten album artists of 1996 were:

1:Celine Dion2:Spice Girls3:The Fugees4:Metallica5:No Doubt
6:The Backstreet Boys7:The Beatles8:REM9:Pearl Jam10:George Michael
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 Celine Dion Falling Into You 1996 UK 1 - Mar 1996 (113 weeks), Billboard 1 - Mar 1996 (113 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (61 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Oct 1996, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1996, Europe num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1996, Austria 1 - Apr 1996 (14 months), Switzerland 1 - Mar 1996 (54 weeks), Norway 1 - Mar 1996 (48 weeks), Sweden 1 - Mar 1996 (48 weeks), Australia num 1 for 4 weeks - Mar 1996, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Dec 1996, Grammy in 1996, US 11 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2001), UK 7 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1998), France Diamond (certified by SNEP Dec 2003), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1997), Diamond in Canada (certified in Nov 1996), Europe 7 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), US BB 2 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 2 of 1996, US sales 11 M (according to RIAA), Juno Award in 1997 (Nominated), US 3 of 1996, Germany 5 - Apr 1996 (57 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 9 of 1996 (peak 1, 61 weeks), Global 10 - 26 M claimed, New Zealand 14 of all time (1996, 12 X Platinum), Internet 16 - 29 M claimed (1996), Worldwide 16 - 22 M, Italy 20 of 1996, Billboard200 21, UK 59 of all time (2.1 M claimed) (1996), NARM 97, Defin200 97 (1996)
2 Spice Girls Spice 1996 UK 1 - Nov 1996 (72 weeks), Billboard 1 - Feb 1997 (105 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (33 weeks in top 10), US 1 of 1997, US num 1 for 5 weeks - May 1997, Canada 1 for 6 weeks - 1997, Europe num 1 for 16 weeks - Dec 1996, Austria 1 - Dec 1996 (8 months), Norway 1 - Nov 1996 (48 weeks), Sweden 1 - Nov 1996 (55 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jan 1997, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1998), UK 10 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1997), France Diamond (certified by SNEP Jun 1998), Diamond in Canada (certified in Jul 1998), Europe 8 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Mercury prize 1997 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1997), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), US BB 3 of 1997, Australia (ARIA) 4 of 1997, Switzerland 5 - Nov 1996 (43 weeks), Germany 6 - Nov 1996 (28 weeks), Italy 7 of 1997, France (InfoDisc) 8 of 1996 (peak 1, 63 weeks), US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), UK 18 of all time (2.9 M claimed) (1996), UK all time album 28 (1996), Internet 34 - 23 M claimed (1997), Worldwide 37 - 18 M, Billboard200 49, UK Radio2 54, Acclaimed 2341 (1996)
3 The Fugees The Score 1996 Billboard 1 - Mar 1996 (64 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (26 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - May 1996, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1996, Germany 1 for 7 weeks - Jul 1996, Germany 1 - May 1996 (30 weeks), Europe num 1 for 5 weeks - Jul 1996, Austria 1 - Jun 1996 (6 months), Switzerland 1 - May 1996 (41 weeks), Norway 1 - Apr 1996 (30 weeks), US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1997), UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1997), France Diamond (certified by SNEP Feb 1997), Europe 6 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2004), UK 2 - Mar 1996 (66 weeks), Sweden 2 - Mar 1996 (48 weeks), Grammy in 1996 (Nominated), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), US 5 of 1996, US BB 5 of 1996, Italy 10 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 10 of 1996 (peak 1, 59 weeks), US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 38 of 1996, Internet 55 - 18 M claimed (1996), Worldwide 80 - 13 M, Defin200 163 (1996), Acclaimed 289 (1996), Rolling Stone 477, WTMD 564, RYM 114 of 1996, KEXP 263
4 Metallica Load 1996 UK 1 - Jun 1996 (18 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jun 1996 (98 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (12 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1996, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1996, Germany 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1996, Germany 1 - Jun 1996 (13 weeks), Europe num 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1996, Austria 1 - Jun 1996 (5 months), Switzerland 1 - Jun 1996 (17 weeks), Norway 1 - Jun 1996 (21 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jun 1996 (26 weeks), Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1996, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Jun 1996, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 2003), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1996), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jun 1996), US BB 13 of 1996, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 21 of 1996, Italy 28 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 60 of 1996 (peak 1, 16 weeks), Global 117 - 9 M claimed
5 No Doubt Tragic Kingdom 1996 Billboard 1 - Jan 1996 (91 weeks) (9 weeks at number 1) (36 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 9 weeks - Dec 1996, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1996, Norway 1 - Dec 1996 (22 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 3 - Jan 1997, US 10 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1999), Diamond in Canada (certified in Aug 1997), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), US 2 of 1997, US BB 2 of 1997, Germany 2 - Jan 1997 (23 weeks), Austria 2 - Feb 1997 (5 months), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1997), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1997), UK 3 - Jan 1997 (44 weeks), Switzerland 3 - Jan 1997 (24 weeks), Sweden 3 - Jul 1996 (64 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1997), Australia (ARIA) 6 of 1997, US sales 10 M (according to RIAA), France (InfoDisc) 39 of 1997 (peak 14, 29 weeks), Italy 52 of 1997, Billboard200 67, RS Reader's 77, Internet 83 - 15 M claimed (1995), Defin200 120 (1995), Rolling Stone 441, WTMD 475, Acclaimed 2379 (1995)
6 The Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys 1996 US BB 1 of 1998, Canada 1 for 1 week - 1997, Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1996, Germany 1 - May 1996 (49 weeks), Switzerland 1 - May 1996 (59 weeks), US 14 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 2001), Diamond in Canada (certified in May 1998), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Austria 2 - Jun 1996 (17 months), US sales 14 M (according to RIAA), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), Billboard 4 - Aug 1997 (133 weeks) (45 weeks in top 10), US 4 of 1998, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1996), Sweden 7 - May 1996 (40 weeks), UK 12 - Sep 1996 (19 weeks), Norway 19 - Aug 1996 (19 weeks), Internet 26 - 25 M claimed (1998), Global 41 - 19 M claimed, Billboard200 42, Australia (ARIA) 55 of 1998, Italy 76 of 1998
7 REM New Adventures In Hi-Fi 1996 UK 1 - Sep 1996 (20 weeks), Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1996, Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Oct 1996, Germany 1 - Sep 1996 (10 weeks), Europe num 1 for 5 weeks - Sep 1996, Austria 1 - Sep 1996 (3 months), Switzerland 1 - Sep 1996 (11 weeks), Norway 1 - Sep 1996 (19 weeks), Sweden 1 - Sep 1996 (9 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Sep 1996, New Zealand 1 for 4 - Sep 1996, Billboard 2 - Sep 1996 (22 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1996), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Sep 1996), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Italy 27 of 1996, US BB 45 of 1996, WXPN 738 (1996), Acclaimed 807 (1996), RYM 148 of 1996
8 Pearl Jam No Code 1996 Billboard 1 - Sep 1996 (24 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1996, Canada 1 for 2 weeks - 1996, Sweden 1 - Sep 1996 (6 weeks), Australia num 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1996, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Sep 1996, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), UK 3 - Sep 1996 (5 weeks), Norway 3 - Sep 1996 (7 weeks), Germany 6 - Sep 1996 (4 weeks), Austria 9 - Sep 1996 (2 months), BEA 10 of 1996, Switzerland 13 - Sep 1996 (6 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 26 of 1996, US BB 31 of 1996, Italy 52 of 1996, WXPN 771 (1996), Acclaimed 1453 (1996), RYM 116 of 1996, KEXP 777
9 Beck O-De-Lay 1996 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1998), Grammy in 1996 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1998), Holland free40 3 of 1996, BEA 3 of 1996, Sweden 5 - Jun 1996 (14 weeks), Melody Maker 6 of 1996, Switzerland 14 - Jun 1996 (11 weeks), Billboard 16 - Jul 1996 (88 weeks), UK 17 - Jul 1996 (51 weeks), Norway 23 - Jul 1996 (3 weeks), Austria 36 - Jul 1996 (1 month), Virgin 54, Acclaimed 55 (1996), Channel4 73, DMDB 83, PopVortex 87 (1996), RS Reader's 96, Defin200 106 (1996), WTMD 116, WXPN 118 (1996), Rolling Stone 305, RYM 25 of 1996, KEXP 43
10 The Cranberries To The Faithful Departed 1996 Europe num 1 for 2 weeks - May 1996, Sweden 1 - May 1996 (18 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - May 1996, New Zealand 1 for 1 - May 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1997), UK 2 - May 1996 (19 weeks), Germany 2 - May 1996 (10 weeks), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Apr 1996), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), Switzerland 3 - May 1996 (20 weeks), Norway 3 - May 1996 (38 weeks), Billboard 4 - May 1996 (51 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1996), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Austria 6 - Jun 1996 (4 months), France (InfoDisc) 15 of 1996 (peak 1, 49 weeks), Italy 19 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 23 of 1996, US BB 35 of 1996
11 Madonna Evita 1996 UK 1 - Nov 1996 (36 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Feb 1997, Austria 1 - Nov 1996 (7 months), Switzerland 1 - Nov 1996 (30 weeks), US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1999), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1997), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Billboard 2 - Nov 1996 (30 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Germany 2 - Nov 1996 (21 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2007), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), Norway 3 - Jan 1997 (19 weeks), Sweden 5 - Nov 1996 (20 weeks), Italy 15 of 1997, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US BB 25 of 1997, France (InfoDisc) 45 of 1996 (peak 2, 20 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 49 of 1997
12 Nirvana From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah 1996 Billboard 1 - Oct 1996 (21 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Oct 1996, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1996, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Oct 1996, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1996), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1997), Austria 3 - Oct 1996 (4 months), UK 4 - Oct 1996 (6 weeks), Sweden 6 - Oct 1996 (5 weeks), Norway 8 - Oct 1996 (4 weeks), Switzerland 9 - Oct 1996 (5 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 29 of 1996, US BB 44 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 69 of 1996 (peak 1, 15 weeks), Italy 75 of 1996, Acclaimed 2016 (1996)
13 2Pac All Eyez On Me 1996 Billboard 1 - Mar 1996 (105 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Mar 1996, US 9 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1998), Sweden 5 - Mar 1996 (10 weeks), BEA 9 of 1996, US sales 9 M (according to RIAA), Switzerland 15 - Mar 1996 (9 weeks), US BB 16 of 1996, UK 32 - Mar 1996 (5 weeks), Norway 34 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 48 of 1996 (peak 15, 25 weeks), NARM 90, Defin200 90 (1996), WTMD 818, Acclaimed 878 (1996), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1997), RYM 20 of 1996
14 George Michael Older 1996 UK 1 - May 1996 (82 weeks), Europe num 1 for 4 weeks - Jun 1996, Norway 1 - May 1996 (31 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - May 1996, New Zealand 1 for 1 - May 1996, UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1997), Europe 5 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2005), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), France Platinum (certified by SNEP May 1996), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1997), Germany 3 - May 1996 (14 weeks), Billboard 6 - Jun 1996 (24 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Australia (ARIA) 15 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1996 (peak 1, 42 weeks), US BB 53 of 1996
15 Rage Against The Machine Evil Empire 1996 Billboard 1 - May 1996 (74 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - May 1996, Sweden 1 - Apr 1996 (13 weeks), US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2000), Germany 2 - Apr 1996 (7 weeks), Norway 2 - Apr 1996 (12 weeks), Austria 3 - May 1996 (4 months), UK 4 - Apr 1996 (7 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Apr 1996 (10 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1996), US BB 23 of 1996, Italy 78 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 81 of 1996 (peak 1, 12 weeks), Acclaimed 1502 (1996), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1996), RYM 196 of 1996
16 Toni Braxton Secrets 1996 Switzerland 1 - Jul 1996 (45 weeks), Norway 1 - Aug 1996 (40 weeks), US 8 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 2000), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1997), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Billboard 2 - Jul 1996 (92 weeks) (28 weeks in top 10), Germany 2 - Dec 1996 (39 weeks), Austria 2 - Jan 1997 (6 months), Sweden 2 - Jun 1996 (49 weeks), US BB 4 of 1996, France Gold (certified by SNEP Jun 1997), UK 10 - Jun 1996 (81 weeks), US sales 8 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 36 of 1997, Italy 58 of 1997, France (InfoDisc) 73 of 1996 (peak 22, 15 weeks)
17 The Beatles Anthology 2 1996 UK 1 - Mar 1996 (12 weeks), Billboard 1 - Apr 1996 (37 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Apr 1996, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1998), Sweden 2 - Mar 1996 (5 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1997), Germany 4 - Apr 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Mar 1996 (5 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Mar 1996), Norway 5 - Apr 1996 (5 weeks), Austria 29 - Apr 1996 (2 months), US BB 37 of 1996
18 Sting Mercury Falling 1996 Europe num 1 for 2 weeks - Mar 1996, Switzerland 1 - Mar 1996 (13 weeks), Germany 2 - Mar 1996 (9 weeks), Sweden 2 - Mar 1996 (16 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Austria 3 - Apr 1996 (3 months), UK 4 - Mar 1996 (27 weeks), Norway 4 - Mar 1996 (11 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Billboard 5 - Mar 1996 (34 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Italy 14 of 1996, US BB 64 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 66 of 1996 (peak 3, 15 weeks), WXPN 559 (1996)
19 Simply Red Simply Red's Greatest Hits 1996 UK 1 - Oct 1996 (44 weeks), Europe num 1 for 3 weeks - Nov 1996, Austria 1 - Oct 1996 (5 months), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Nov 1996, UK 6 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 2004), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2002), Germany 2 - Oct 1996 (8 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2002), Sweden 3 - Oct 1996 (19 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Oct 1996 (16 weeks), Norway 8 - Oct 1996 (10 weeks), Italy 17 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 32 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1996 (peak 2, 17 weeks), Billboard 116 - Nov 1996 (5 weeks)
20 Whitney Houston Waiting To Exhale 1996 Billboard 1 - Dec 1995 (50 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Jan 1996, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1996), Grammy in 1996 (Nominated), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), US 4 of 1996, US BB 7 of 1996, US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Austria 14 - Dec 1995 (4 months), Switzerland 20 - Dec 1995 (11 weeks), Sweden 20 - Nov 1995 (17 weeks), Norway 36 - Mar 1996 (3 weeks), Italy 63 of 1996
21 Phil Collins Dance Into The Light 1996 Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 1996, Germany 1 - Oct 1996 (12 weeks), Europe num 1 for 2 weeks - Nov 1996, Switzerland 1 - Oct 1996 (18 weeks), Sweden 2 - Oct 1996 (12 weeks), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Oct 1996), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1996), Austria 3 - Nov 1996 (4 months), UK 4 - Nov 1996 (13 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1996), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1996), Norway 12 - Oct 1996 (8 weeks), Billboard 23 - Nov 1996 (20 weeks), Italy 46 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 68 of 1996 (peak 1, 15 weeks)
22 Counting Crows Recovering The Satellites 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (50 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1997), UK 4 - Oct 1996 (4 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1997), Sweden 6 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Norway 20 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 22 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), US BB 28 of 1996, WXPN 379 (1996), WTMD 689
23 Bryan Adams 18 Til I Die 1996 UK 1 - Jun 1996 (40 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1997), Switzerland 2 - Jun 1996 (22 weeks), Juno Award in 1997 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Austria 3 - Jun 1996 (4 months), Germany 4 - Jun 1996 (13 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Sweden 5 - Jun 1996 (16 weeks), Norway 7 - Jun 1996 (13 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 25 of 1996, Billboard 31 - Jun 1996 (50 weeks), Italy 41 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 84 of 1996 (peak 15, 13 weeks)
24 Van Halen Best Of - Volume 1 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (52 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (4 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2004), Germany 7 - Nov 1996 (6 weeks), Sweden 19 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 26 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), Norway 36 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), Austria 38 - Dec 1996 (1 month), US BB 39 of 1996, UK 45 - Nov 1996 (1 week)
25 Joan Osborne Relish 1996 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1996), Grammy in 1995 (Nominated), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1996), UK 5 - Mar 1996 (18 weeks), Sweden 6 - Feb 1996 (13 weeks), Billboard 9 - Sep 1995 (56 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Austria 13 - Mar 1996 (4 months), Germany 15 - Apr 1996 (6 weeks), Norway 17 - Apr 1996 (16 weeks), Switzerland 18 - Feb 1996 (17 weeks), US BB 29 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 95 of 1996 (peak 18, 11 weeks), Radio Caroline 262 (1995), WTMD 407, WXPN 420 (1995)
26 Tool Aenima 1996 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Oct 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2003), Billboard 2 - Oct 1996 (104 weeks) (1 week in top 10), BEA 2 of 1996, Holland free40 16 of 1996, RS Reader's 27, Belgium 30 of all time (1996), Norway 36 - Oct 1996 (1 week), Australia (ARIA) 54 of 1997, US BB 72 of 1996, Acclaimed 1034 (1996), RYM 1 of 1996
27 The Manic Street Preachers Everything Must Go 1996 Melody Maker 1 of 1996, Brit best album 1997, UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1997), UK 2 - Jun 1996 (80 weeks), Mercury prize 1996 (Nominated), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Holland free40 4 of 1996, BEA 7 of 1996, Sweden 21 - May 1996 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 447 (1996), RYM 71 of 1996
28 The Beatles Anthology 3 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (16 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1997), UK 4 - Nov 1996 (11 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1997), Sweden 5 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), Germany 9 - Nov 1996 (1 week), Norway 13 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), US BB 46 of 1996, Italy 86 of 1996
29 Soundgarden Down On The Upside 1996 Australia num 1 for 1 week - Jun 1996, New Zealand 1 for 1 - Jun 1996, Billboard 2 - Jun 1996 (43 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), Sweden 3 - May 1996 (13 weeks), Norway 6 - May 1996 (10 weeks), UK 7 - Jun 1996 (6 weeks), Germany 15 - Jun 1996 (3 weeks), Austria 20 - Jun 1996 (3 months), Switzerland 20 - May 1996 (9 weeks), US BB 38 of 1996, Italy 94 of 1996, RYM 172 of 1996
30 Jamiroquai Travelling Without Moving 1996 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1997), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Jun 1999), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2000), UK 2 - Sep 1996 (71 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1997), Switzerland 3 - Sep 1996 (25 weeks), Sweden 4 - Sep 1996 (27 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1997), France (InfoDisc) 6 of 1996 (peak 2, 79 weeks), Germany 9 - Sep 1996 (7 weeks), Norway 16 - Sep 1996 (8 weeks), Austria 17 - Sep 1996 (4 months), Billboard 24 - Feb 1997 (62 weeks), Italy 42 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 47 of 1997
31 NAS It Was Written 1996 Billboard 1 - Jul 1996 (34 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Jul 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1996), Sweden 3 - Jul 1996 (13 weeks), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jun 1996), Norway 10 - Jul 1996 (11 weeks), US BB 17 of 1996, Switzerland 25 - Aug 1996 (15 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1996 (peak 5, 26 weeks), UK 38 - Jul 1996 (6 weeks), RYM 115 of 1996
32 Bush Razorblade Suitcase 1996 Billboard 1 - Dec 1996 (45 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (10 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Dec 1996, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1997), UK 4 - Feb 1997 (12 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Nov 1997), Holland free40 19 of 1996, Austria 21 - Mar 1997 (1 month)
33 Tori Amos Boys For Pele 1996 UK 2 - Feb 1996 (6 weeks), Billboard 2 - Feb 1996 (29 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1996), Sweden 4 - Jan 1996 (7 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1996), Germany 9 - Feb 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Feb 1996 (7 weeks), Holland free40 15 of 1996, Austria 16 - Feb 1996 (2 months), Norway 27 - Feb 1996 (3 weeks), US BB 50 of 1996, WXPN 272 (1996), WTMD 454, RYM 107 of 1996
34 The Corrs Forgiven, Not Forgotten 1996 Australia num 1 for 3 weeks - Aug 1996, Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1999), UK 2 - Mar 1996 (93 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1999), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Jul 2001), Australia (ARIA) 3 of 1996, US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 2000), Austria 10 - Feb 2000 (3 months), Norway 12 - Feb 1996 (19 weeks), Sweden 16 - Feb 1996 (23 weeks), Switzerland 37 - Dec 1996 (4 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 37 of 1996 (peak 16, 28 weeks), Billboard 131 - Jan 1996 (4 weeks)
35 Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow 1996 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1997), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Switzerland 3 - Oct 1996 (18 weeks), UK 5 - Oct 1996 (70 weeks), Billboard 6 - Oct 1996 (63 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Austria 8 - Oct 1996 (2 months), Sweden 8 - Oct 1996 (7 weeks), Norway 20 - Oct 1996 (5 weeks), US BB 56 of 1996, WXPN 822 (1996), Acclaimed 2654 (1996), RYM 164 of 1996
36 Take That Take That's Greatest Hits 1996 UK 1 - Apr 1996 (40 weeks), Germany 1 for 6 weeks - Apr 1996, Germany 1 - Apr 1996 (11 weeks), Europe num 1 for 4 weeks - Apr 1996, Austria 1 - Apr 1996 (4 months), UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1996), Europe 3 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1999), Switzerland 2 - Apr 1996 (17 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Sweden 4 - Apr 1996 (12 weeks), Norway 6 - Apr 1996 (11 weeks), Italy 59 of 1996
37 Weezer Pinkerton 1996 BEA 1 of 1996, Sweden 4 - Oct 1996 (4 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 2001), RS Reader's 16, Norway 18 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 19 - Oct 1996 (17 weeks), UK 43 - Oct 1996 (1 week), WTMD 143, WXPN 231 (1996), Acclaimed 563 (1996), RYM 5 of 1996, KEXP 253
38 Hootie & The Blowfish Fairweather Johnson 1996 Billboard 1 - May 1996 (44 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (9 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - May 1996, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1998), UK 9 - May 1996 (16 weeks), US BB 19 of 1996, Sweden 36 - May 1996 (1 week), Switzerland 37 - May 1996 (2 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1996)
39 Tina Turner Wildest Dreams 1996 Switzerland 1 - Apr 1996 (30 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 2000), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Germany 2 - Apr 1996 (21 weeks), Austria 2 - May 1996 (10 months), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1996), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1997), UK 4 - Apr 1996 (41 weeks), Sweden 5 - Apr 1996 (23 weeks), Norway 6 - Apr 1996 (20 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 28 of 1996 (peak 5, 30 weeks), Italy 37 of 1996, Billboard 61 - Sep 1996 (27 weeks)
40 Robert Miles Dreamland 1996 Germany 2 - Jun 1996 (12 weeks), Switzerland 2 - Jun 1996 (22 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1997), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 1997), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1997), Sweden 6 - Jun 1996 (16 weeks), UK 7 - Jun 1996 (48 weeks), Austria 8 - Jun 1996 (4 months), Norway 18 - Jul 1996 (17 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 41 of 1996 (peak 4, 21 weeks), Billboard 54 - Aug 1996 (23 weeks), Italy 58 of 1996
41 Snoop Dogg Tha Doggfather 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (30 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (3 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1997), Sweden 6 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), UK 15 - Nov 1996 (11 weeks), US BB 32 of 1996, Melody Maker 49 of 1996
42 Enigma Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roi! 1996 Norway 1 - Dec 1996 (11 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1999), Germany 3 - Dec 1996 (7 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Dec 1996 (13 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1996), France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1996), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), Austria 7 - Dec 1996 (3 months), Sweden 8 - Nov 1996 (11 weeks), UK 12 - Dec 1996 (12 weeks), Billboard 25 - Dec 1996 (29 weeks)
43 Crowded House Recurring Dream, The Best Of Crowded House 1996 UK 1 - Jul 1996 (63 weeks), Australia num 1 for 10 weeks - Jul 1996, New Zealand 1 for 8 - Jul 1996, UK 4 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1997), Europe 2 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 2000), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Aug 2003), Norway 5 - Jul 1996 (14 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 6 of 1996, Switzerland 17 - Jul 1996 (5 weeks)
44 Makaveli The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory 1996 Billboard 1 - Nov 1996 (63 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (6 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Nov 1996, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1999), US BB 15 of 1996, Sweden 28 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), UK 53 - Nov 1996 (1 week), RYM 60 of 1996
45 Suede Coming Up 1996 UK 1 - Sep 1996 (44 weeks), Sweden 1 - Sep 1996 (38 weeks), Holland free40 2 of 1996, Mercury prize 1997 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1997), Norway 3 - Sep 1996 (21 weeks), Melody Maker 7 of 1996, Acclaimed 1343 (1996), RYM 111 of 1996
46 Rod Stewart If We Fall In Love Tonight 1996 Sweden 2 - Nov 1996 (17 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1997), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1997), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Norway 6 - Dec 1996 (12 weeks), UK 8 - Nov 1996 (30 weeks), Austria 8 - Dec 1996 (4 months), Billboard 19 - Nov 1996 (41 weeks), Switzerland 27 - Nov 1996 (1 week), Italy 66 of 1996
47 A Tribe Called Quest Beats Rhymes & Life 1996 Billboard 1 - Aug 1996 (16 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (2 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Aug 1996, US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1998), UK 28 - Aug 1996 (4 weeks), Sweden 30 - Aug 1996 (3 weeks), US BB 49 of 1996
48 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads 1996 Austria 1 - Mar 1996 (3 months), Norway 1 - Feb 1996 (13 weeks), Sweden 1 - Feb 1996 (11 weeks), Germany 5 - Feb 1996 (5 weeks), UK 8 - Feb 1996 (5 weeks), Switzerland 14 - Feb 1996 (10 weeks), Holland free40 14 of 1996, Melody Maker 16 of 1996, Acclaimed 1771 (1996), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1996), RYM 69 of 1996
49 Dave Matthews Band Crash 1996 US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2000), Billboard 2 - May 1996 (104 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), US BB 21 of 1996, NARM 48, Defin200 48 (1996), RS Reader's 54, WXPN 61 (1996), WTMD 233, RYM 136 of 1996
50 Sepultura Roots 1996 Austria 3 - Mar 1996 (4 months), UK 4 - Mar 1996 (5 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Nov 2005), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 2001), France Gold (certified by SNEP Feb 1997), Sweden 5 - Mar 1996 (5 weeks), Germany 7 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), Norway 8 - Mar 1996 (7 weeks), Switzerland 16 - Mar 1996 (7 weeks), Billboard 27 - Mar 1996 (10 weeks), Acclaimed 862 (1996), RYM 182 of 1996
51 Eros Ramazzotti Dove c'e musica 1996 Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1996, Germany 1 - May 1996 (37 weeks), Switzerland 1 - May 1996 (58 weeks), Sweden 1 - May 1996 (36 weeks), Italy 1 of 1996, Europe 4 x Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Austria 2 - Jun 1996 (16 months), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Sep 1997), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Norway 8 - May 1996 (17 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 26 of 1996 (peak 4, 32 weeks)
52 Julio Iglesias Tango 1996 US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2000), France Platinum (certified by SNEP May 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Sweden 13 - Nov 1996 (13 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 20 of 1996 (peak 5, 36 weeks), Switzerland 28 - Jan 1997 (7 weeks), Norway 37 - Jun 1997 (1 week), Italy 38 of 1997, UK 56 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 81 - Dec 1996 (18 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 98 of 1997, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1997)
53 New Edition Home Again 1996 Billboard 1 - Sep 1996 (32 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (5 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1997), UK 22 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), US BB 26 of 1996
54 Korn Life Is Peachy 1996 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Nov 1996, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1999), Billboard 3 - Nov 1996 (50 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Austria 21 - Nov 1996 (1 month), UK 32 - Oct 1996 (2 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 64 of 1999, US BB 73 of 1996
55 Bush Sixteen Stone 1996 US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1997), Billboard 4 - Jan 1995 (109 weeks) (12 weeks in top 10), US BB 10 of 1996, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 18 of 1996, US CashBox 41 of 1995, UK 42 - Jun 1996 (3 weeks), WTMD 894
56 The Eels Beautiful Freak 1996 Holland free40 1 of 1996, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1997), France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1997), UK 5 - Feb 1997 (27 weeks), Belgium 29 of all time (1996), Melody Maker 43 of 1997, France (InfoDisc) 82 of 1996 (peak 17, 13 weeks), Billboard 114 - Sep 1996 (11 weeks), Acclaimed 971 (1996), RYM 109 of 1996
57 Sublime Sublime 1996 US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1999), BEA 6 of 1996, Billboard 13 - Aug 1996 (140 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US BB 97 of 1997, WXPN 240 (1996), WTMD 390, Acclaimed 1241 (1996), RYM 30 of 1996
58 Mark Knopfler Golden Heart 1996 Norway 2 - Apr 1996 (29 weeks), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Switzerland 3 - Apr 1996 (24 weeks), Sweden 4 - Apr 1996 (15 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1996), Germany 5 - Apr 1996 (7 weeks), Austria 8 - May 1996 (3 months), UK 9 - Apr 1996 (17 weeks), Italy 35 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 49 of 1996 (peak 2, 19 weeks), Billboard 105 - Apr 1996 (12 weeks)
59 Original Soundtrack Trainspotting 1996 UK 3 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1997), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 2001), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1999), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1997), Germany 11 - Sep 1996 (7 weeks), Switzerland 21 - Sep 1996 (6 weeks), Austria 24 - Oct 1996 (2 months), Billboard 48 - Aug 1996 (26 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 58 of 1996 (peak 20, 18 weeks), Italy 81 of 1996
60 Bill Whelan Riverdance - Music From The Show 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2000), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Apr 1997), Norway 3 - Jan 1998 (13 weeks), Sweden 4 - Feb 1998 (18 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 16 of 1996, Austria 23 - Dec 1998 (1 month), Switzerland 23 - Jan 1999 (4 weeks), UK 31 - Mar 1995 (38 weeks), Billboard 48 - Mar 1996 (27 weeks)
61 Prince Emancipation 1996 Switzerland 1 - Dec 1996 (7 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1997), Billboard 11 - Dec 1996 (21 weeks), Austria 13 - Dec 1996 (1 month), UK 18 - Nov 1996 (6 weeks), Sweden 22 - Nov 1996 (1 week), Norway 27 - Dec 1996 (1 week), US BB 83 of 1996
62 DJ Shadow Endtroducing... 1996 Melody Maker 2 of 1996, UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1998), BEA 5 of 1996, UK 17 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), Acclaimed 103 (1996), WTMD 524, WXPN 729 (1996), RYM 3 of 1996, KEXP 59
63 BLACKstreet Another Level 1996 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1997), Billboard 3 - Sep 1996 (60 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1997), France Gold (certified by SNEP Feb 1998), US BB 12 of 1996, Switzerland 19 - Jan 1997 (4 weeks), UK 26 - Sep 1996 (26 weeks)
64 Babyface The Day 1996 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1997), Grammy in 1997 (Nominated), Billboard 6 - Nov 1996 (46 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), UK 34 - Nov 1996 (5 weeks), US BB 76 of 1996, Australia (ARIA) 83 of 1997, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1999)
65 Kenny G The Moment 1996 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1998), Billboard 2 - Oct 1996 (51 weeks) (13 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1997), US BB 14 of 1996, UK 19 - Oct 1996 (9 weeks), Norway 34 - Oct 1996 (2 weeks)
66 Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2004), Billboard 4 - May 1996 (16 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 7 - May 1996 (6 weeks), Austria 14 - Jun 1996 (2 months), Norway 14 - May 1996 (5 weeks), UK 17 - May 1996 (3 weeks), Switzerland 37 - May 1996 (1 week), US BB 65 of 1996, RYM 77 of 1996
67 The Cure Wild Mood Swings 1996 Sweden 2 - May 1996 (6 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1996), UK 9 - May 1996 (6 weeks), Switzerland 9 - May 1996 (7 weeks), Billboard 12 - May 1996 (14 weeks), Norway 13 - May 1996 (4 weeks), Austria 18 - Jun 1996 (3 months), Italy 53 of 1996, US BB 86 of 1996
68 Lionel Richie Louder Than Words 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1996), France Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1996), Switzerland 10 - Apr 1996 (8 weeks), UK 11 - Apr 1996 (5 weeks), Austria 12 - May 1996 (2 months), Sweden 21 - Apr 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 28 - May 1996 (14 weeks), Norway 29 - Apr 1996 (3 weeks), Italy 73 of 1996, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1996)
69 Def Leppard Slang 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1996), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1996), UK 5 - May 1996 (8 weeks), Sweden 5 - May 1996 (5 weeks), Billboard 14 - Jun 1996 (12 weeks), Switzerland 19 - May 1996 (8 weeks), Norway 25 - May 1996 (4 weeks), US BB 90 of 1996
70 Alice In Chains Unplugged 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1996), Billboard 3 - Aug 1996 (33 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Sweden 7 - Aug 1996 (5 weeks), Norway 9 - Aug 1996 (7 weeks), UK 20 - Aug 1996 (2 weeks), Austria 23 - Aug 1996 (2 months), US BB 42 of 1996, RYM 29 of 1996
71 Stevie Wonder Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2003), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Sweden 6 - Nov 1996 (25 weeks), Switzerland 15 - Dec 1996 (5 weeks), UK 19 - Nov 1996 (13 weeks), Norway 20 - Dec 1996 (8 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 30 of 1997, Austria 39 - Dec 1996 (1 month), France (InfoDisc) 64 of 1996 (peak 4, 16 weeks), Italy 79 of 1997
72 Amanda Marshall Amanda Marshall 1996 Norway 1 - Mar 1996 (25 weeks), Diamond in Canada (certified in Apr 2000), Juno Award in 1997 (Nominated), Sweden 25 - Jun 1996 (2 weeks), UK 47 - Aug 1996 (2 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 82 of 1997, Billboard 156 - Nov 1996 (7 weeks)
73 OutKast ATLiens 1996 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 2003), Billboard 2 - Sep 1996 (33 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Sep 2003), US BB 41 of 1996, Acclaimed 2254 (1996), RYM 21 of 1996, KEXP 510
74 Kula Shaker K 1996 UK 1 - Sep 1996 (44 weeks), UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1997), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), Holland free40 6 of 1996, Norway 19 - Sep 1996 (5 weeks), Sweden 20 - Oct 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 200 - Feb 1997 (1 week)
75 Underworld Second Toughest In The Infants 1996 Mercury prize 1996 (Nominated), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1996), Melody Maker 5 of 1996, Holland free40 7 of 1996, UK 9 - Mar 1996 (28 weeks), Sweden 17 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), Acclaimed 715 (1996), RYM 89 of 1996
76 Stone Temple Pilots Tiny Music Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop 1996 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1998), Billboard 4 - Apr 1996 (50 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Norway 27 - Apr 1996 (2 weeks), Sweden 27 - Apr 1996 (4 weeks), UK 31 - Apr 1996 (2 weeks), US BB 33 of 1996, Austria 37 - May 1996 (1 month)
77 Ash 1977 1996 UK 1 - May 1996 (27 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1996), Holland free40 20 of 1996, Norway 26 - Jun 1996 (10 weeks), Melody Maker 34 of 1996, Switzerland 40 - Jun 1996 (1 week), Acclaimed 1186 (1996)
78 LeAnn Rimes Blue 1996 US 6 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1999), Billboard 3 - Jul 1996 (97 weeks) (25 weeks in top 10), US BB 6 of 1996, US sales 6 M (according to RIAA), Australia (ARIA) 24 of 1996
79 Ghostface Killah Ironman 1996 Billboard 2 - Nov 1996 (26 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2004), Sweden 21 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), UK 38 - Nov 1996 (2 weeks), US BB 61 of 1996, RYM 33 of 1996
80 Everything But The Girl Walking Wounded 1996 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1996), UK 4 - May 1996 (27 weeks), Sweden 6 - May 1996 (14 weeks), Switzerland 33 - Jun 1996 (3 weeks), Billboard 37 - Jun 1996 (16 weeks), Norway 40 - May 1996 (1 week), Acclaimed 2259 (1996), RYM 145 of 1996
81 The Cardigans First Band On The Moon 1996 Sweden 2 - Sep 1996 (12 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), UK 18 - Oct 1996 (10 weeks), Melody Maker 30 of 1996, Billboard 35 - Jan 1997 (27 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1997)
82 Belle & Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister 1996 BEA 4 of 1996, Norway 23 - Sep 1998 (4 weeks), WTMD 296, Acclaimed 341 (1996), WXPN 542 (1997), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 2000), RYM 7 of 1996, KEXP 40
83 Fiona Apple Tidal 1996 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Apr 1999), France Gold (certified by SNEP Mar 2000), Billboard 15 - Sep 1996 (91 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 83 of 1996 (peak 20, 13 weeks), WXPN 312 (1996), WTMD 463, RYM 112 of 1996
84 Type O Negative October Rust 1996 Sweden 3 - Aug 1996 (6 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 2000), Germany 5 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), Austria 11 - Sep 1996 (2 months), Norway 15 - Sep 1996 (5 weeks), UK 26 - Sep 1996 (1 week), Billboard 42 - Sep 1996 (8 weeks), RYM 79 of 1996
85 Skunk Anansie Stoosh 1996 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1997), France Gold (certified by SNEP Dec 1997), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1997), Switzerland 8 - Oct 1996 (21 weeks), Norway 8 - Oct 1996 (40 weeks), UK 9 - Oct 1996 (55 weeks), Austria 10 - Oct 1996 (9 months), Germany 11 - Jul 1997 (39 weeks), Sweden 18 - Oct 1996 (23 weeks), Italy 30 of 1997
86 The Pet Shop Boys Bilingual 1996 UK 4 - Sep 1996 (8 weeks), Sweden 4 - Sep 1996 (4 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1996), Germany 7 - Sep 1996 (4 weeks), Switzerland 11 - Sep 1996 (8 weeks), Austria 15 - Sep 1996 (2 months), Norway 25 - Sep 1996 (1 week), Billboard 39 - Sep 1996 (6 weeks)
87 Marilyn Manson Antichrist Superstar 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1996), Billboard 3 - Oct 1996 (52 weeks) (1 week in top 10), US BB 54 of 1996, UK 73 - Oct 1996 (1 week), Acclaimed 1041 (1996), RYM 72 of 1996
88 Gloria Estefan Destiny 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1996), Norway 10 - Jun 1996 (9 weeks), UK 12 - Jun 1996 (9 weeks), Switzerland 15 - Jun 1996 (15 weeks), Billboard 23 - Jun 1996 (40 weeks), Austria 30 - Jun 1996 (2 months), Italy 98 of 1996
89 3T Brotherhood 1996 France Platinum (certified by SNEP May 1997), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1996), UK 11 - Feb 1996 (15 weeks), Norway 23 - May 1996 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 23 of 1996 (peak 2, 34 weeks), Switzerland 25 - Feb 1996 (11 weeks), Sweden 25 - Apr 1996 (2 weeks), Billboard 127 - Jan 1996 (15 weeks)
90 Fool's Garden Dish Of The Day 1996 Germany 1 for 1 week - Mar 1996, Germany 1 - Feb 1996 (20 weeks), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1996), Switzerland 3 - Feb 1996 (32 weeks), Austria 7 - Mar 1996 (5 months), Norway 19 - Jun 1996 (10 weeks), Sweden 22 - May 1996 (9 weeks), Italy 33 of 1996, France (InfoDisc) 89 of 1996 (peak 17, 12 weeks)
91 Kelly Family Almost Heaven 1996 Germany 1 for 6 weeks - Nov 1996, Germany 1 - Nov 1996 (11 weeks), Switzerland 1 - Nov 1996 (23 weeks), Austria 2 - Nov 1996 (4 months), Norway 2 - Nov 1996 (21 weeks), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1998)
92 Kiss MTV Unplugged 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1996), Sweden 5 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), Norway 9 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), Billboard 15 - Mar 1996 (10 weeks), Austria 26 - Apr 1996 (1 month), Switzerland 35 - Mar 1996 (3 weeks), UK 74 - Mar 1996 (1 week)
93 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers She's The One 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1996), Sweden 5 - Aug 1996 (9 weeks), Billboard 15 - Aug 1996 (14 weeks), Norway 22 - Aug 1996 (4 weeks), Switzerland 27 - Aug 1996 (4 weeks), Austria 28 - Sep 1996 (1 month), UK 37 - Aug 1996 (2 weeks)
94 Neil Diamond Tennessee Moon (The Nashville Collection) 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1996), UK 12 - Feb 1996 (13 weeks), Billboard 14 - Feb 1996 (18 weeks), Australia (ARIA) 20 of 1996, US BB 92 of 1996, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1996)
95 Jay-Z Reasonable Doubt 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 2002), BEA 8 of 1996, Billboard 23 - Jul 1996 (18 weeks), Rolling Stone 248, Acclaimed 1306 (1996), RYM 4 of 1996
96 Busta Rhymes The Coming 1996 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1999), Billboard 6 - Apr 1996 (21 weeks) (1 week in top 10), Sweden 39 - May 1996 (1 week), UK 48 - Mar 1996 (4 weeks), US BB 66 of 1996
97 Placebo Placebo 1996 UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1997), France Gold (certified by SNEP Jul 2002), UK 5 - Jun 1996 (13 weeks), Melody Maker 21 of 1996, Acclaimed 1715 (1996), RYM 198 of 1996
98 Wilco Being There 1996 Canada Gold (certified by CRIA in Nov 2007), Billboard 73 - Nov 1996 (3 weeks), WTMD 156, WXPN 166 (1996), Acclaimed 630 (1996), RYM 63 of 1996, KEXP 141
99 Rush Test For Echo 1996 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1996), Billboard 5 - Sep 1996 (15 weeks) (1 week in top 10), UK 25 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), Sweden 26 - Sep 1996 (3 weeks), US BB 74 of 1996
100 East 17 Around The World - The Journey So Far 1996 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1996), Europe Platinum (certified by IFIP in 1997), UK 3 - Nov 1996 (16 weeks), Switzerland 9 - Nov 1996 (17 weeks), Germany 10 - Nov 1996 (4 weeks), Austria 33 - Dec 1996 (2 months), Sweden 38 - Dec 1996 (1 week)

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