List of Top 25 albums for 1992 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 albums of 1992 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. Jesus Christ Superstar (92 Australian Cast) Musical 1 10[nb 1]
2. Baby Animals Baby Animals 1 6[4]
3. Soul Deep Jimmy Barnes 1 5[nb 2]
4. Hepfidelity Diesel 1 4[6]
5. Blood Sugar Sex Magik Red Hot Chili Peppers 1 2[7]
6. Back to Front Lionel Richie 1 6[8]
7. Greatest Hits: 1966–1992 Neil Diamond 1 3[nb 3]
8. Performs Andrew Lloyd Webber Michael Crawford 1 1[10]
9. Some Gave All Billy Ray Cyrus 3
10. The Commitments Soundtrack 2
11. Greatest Hits II Queen 4
12. ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA 1 2[nb 4]
13. Greatest Hits ZZ Top 2
14. Diamonds and Pearls Prince & the N.P.G. 1 1[12]
15. Tribal Voice Yothu Yindi 4
16. Greatest Hits Queen 2 [nb 5]
17. Nevermind Nirvana 2
18. Use Your Illusion II Guns N' Roses 1 3[nb 6]
19. Dangerous Michael Jackson 1 4[nb 7]
20. Stars Simply Red 6
21. Form 1 Planet Rockmelons 3
22. Shepherd Moons Enya 9
23. The Greatest Hits Salt-N-Pepa 2
24. Adrenalize Def Leppard 1 2[17]
25. Unplugged Mariah Carey 7

Peak chart positions from 1992 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 1992.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jesus Christ Superstar was first performed as a musical in Australia from May 1972 to February 1974, and provided Jesus Christ Superstar (Original Australian Cast Recording) in 1972. The musical returned to the Australian stage in 1992, and provided Jesus Christ Superstar (92 Australian Cast), which peaked at #1 on debut in August 1992 on the ARIA chart for ten weeks and was still in the Top 50 until February 1993.[3]
  2. ^ Soul Deep debuted at #1 in November 1991 for two weeks.[5] It returned to #1 in January 1992, and was still in the Top 50 until August.[5]
  3. ^ Greatest Hits: 1966–1992 peaked at #1 in May 1992 for two weeks.[9] It left the Top 50 album chart in September 1992, returned in April 1996 and spent a total of 33 weeks in the Top 50.[9]
  4. ^ ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits peaked at #1 in December 1992 for two weeks.[11] It left the Top 50 album chart in April 1993.[11] It returned to the Top 50 in October 1994 peaking at #3 in December.[11] Returned in May 1999 and peaked at #2 in June.[11] Returned in July 2008 and peaked at #4.[11] As of February 2009, it was still in the Top 50 and has spent a total of 109 weeks there.[11]
  5. ^ Greatest Hits by Queen peaked at #2 in 1981 on the Kent Music Report.[13] It entered the ARIA albums Top 50 in December 1991 peaking at #8 in April 1992.[14]
  6. ^ Use Your Illusion II debuted on the ARIA charts at #1 in September 1991 and remained at the top spot for three weeks.[15] It left the Top 50 in May 1992, but returned in September and remained until May 1993.[15] Its total time in the Top 50 was 62 weeks.[15]
  7. ^ Dangerous peaked on the ARIA charts at #1 in December 1991 for four weeks to January 1992.[16] It left the Top 50 in October 1992, but returned in 1993 and 1994, its total time in the Top 50 was 50 weeks.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1992". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Musical - Jesus Christ Superstar (92 Australian Cast)". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  4. ^ "Baby Animals - Baby Animals". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  5. ^ a b "Jimmy Barnes - Soul Deep". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  6. ^ "Diesel - Hepfidelity". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  7. ^ "Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  8. ^ "Lionel Richie - Back to Front". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  9. ^ a b "Neil Diamond - The Greatest Hits 1966–1992". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  10. ^ "Michael Crawford - Performs Andrew Lloyd Webber". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f "ABBA - Gold - Greatest Hits". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  12. ^ "Prince & The New Power Generation - Diamonds And Pearls". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  13. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  14. ^ "Queen - Greatest Hits". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  15. ^ a b c "Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion II". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  16. ^ a b "Michael Jackson - Dangerous". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  17. ^ "Def Leppard - Adrenalize". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18.