List of Top 25 albums for 1990 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 albums of 1990 in Australia from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) End of Year Albums Chart.[1][2]

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. Chain Reaction John Farnham 1 5[3]
2. In Concert The Three Tenors 1 2[4]
3. Blue Sky Mining Midnight Oil 1 2[5]
4. Two Fires Jimmy Barnes 1 5[6]
5. The Immaculate Collection Madonna 1 5[nb 1]
6. Pretty Woman Soundtrack 1 4[8]
7. All or Nothing Milli Vanilli 1 5[9]
8. Sleeping with the Past Elton John 2
9. Alannah Myles Alannah Myles 2
10. Soul Provider Michael Bolton 1 3[10]
11. Cuts Both Ways Gloria Estefan 1 2[11]
12. 21st Anniversary - Ultimate Collection Creedence Clearwater Revival 3
13. Safety in Numbers Margaret Urlich 5
14. ...But Seriously Phil Collins 1 3[nb 2]
15. The Very Best of Elton John Elton John 1 1[nb 3]
16. Can't Fight Fate Taylor Dayne 7
17. The Razors Edge AC/DC 3
18. Come in Spinner TV Soundtrack Grace Knight & Vince Jones 4
19. Pump Aerosmith 1 3[14]
20. Forever Your Girl Paula Abdul 1 1[15]
21. Harry's Cafe de Wheels Peter Blakeley 3
22. The Best of Van Morrison Van Morrison 1 3[16]
23. Beyond Salvation The Angels 1 2[17]
24. Runaway Horses Belinda Carlisle 6
25. Cosmic Thing The B-52's 1 3[3]

Peak chart positions from 1990 are from the ARIA Charts, overall position on the End of Year Chart is calculated by ARIA based on the number of weeks and position that the records reach within the Top 50 albums for each week during 1990.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Immaculate Collection peaked at #1 in December 1990 on the ARIA chart for three weeks, it returned to #1 for two weeks in mid-January 1991 and was still in the Top 50 until November.[7] It returned the Top 50 late in 1992 and again in 1993, 1994 and 1995.[7]
  2. ^ ...But Seriously peaked at #1 in December on the ARIA chart for three weeks and was still in the Top 50 for 40 weeks in 1990, it returned to the Top 50 for one week in 1993.[12]
  3. ^ The Very Best of Elton John first entered the ARIA charts in November 1990 and peaked at #1 in January 1991 for one week.[13] It was continuously in the Top 50 until May 1991, it returned later in 1991 and again in 1992, 1993, 1997, 1998 and 2002.[13] Its total time in the Top 50 was 51 weeks.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1990". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  3. ^ a b "John Farnham - Chain Reaction". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  4. ^ "Carreras / Domingo / Pavarotti / Mehta - In Concert". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Midnight Oil - Blue Sky Mining". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Jimmy Barnes - Two Fires". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  7. ^ a b "Madonna - The Immaculate Collection". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  8. ^ "Soundtrack - Pretty Woman". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Milli Vanilli - All Or Nothing - The U.S. Remix Album". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  10. ^ "Michael Bolton - Soul Provider". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  11. ^ "Gloria Estefan - Cuts Both Ways". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  12. ^ "Phil Collins - ...But Seriously". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  13. ^ a b c "Elton John - The Very Best of Elton John". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  14. ^ "Aerosmith - Pump". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  15. ^ "Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  16. ^ "Van Morrison - The Best Of". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  17. ^ "The Angels - Beyond Salvation". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23.