List of Top 25 albums for 1993 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 albums of 1993 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. The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album Soundtrack / Whitney Houston 1 5[3]
2. Unplugged Eric Clapton 1 8[4]
3. Bat out of Hell II: Back into Hell Meat Loaf 1 5[5]
4. Breathless Kenny G 1 1[6]
5. A Touch of Music in the Night Michael Crawford 1 2[7]
6. So Far So Good Bryan Adams 1 12[nb 1]
7. River of Dreams Billy Joel 1 4[9]
8. Then Again... John Farnham 1 1[10]
9. Zooropa U2 3
10. Keep the Faith Bon Jovi 2
11. Are You Gonna Go My Way Lenny Kravitz 4
12. Bat out of Hell Meat Loaf 1 8[nb 2]
13. Sonia Dada Sonia Dada 2
14. America's Least Wanted Ugly Kid Joe 7
15. Heat Jimmy Barnes 2
16. Duets Frank Sinatra 2
17. Pocket Full of Kryptonite Spin Doctors 1 2[13]
18. Deep Forest Deep Forest 4
19. 3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of... Arrested Development 4
20. The Immaculate Collection Madonna 1 5[nb 3]
21. The Silver Jubilee Album The Seekers 3
22. Automatic for the People R.E.M. 2
23. Still the 12th Man The Twelfth Man 1 3[15]
24. Cooleyhighharmony Boyz II Men 4
25. janet. Janet Jackson 1 4[nb 4]

Peak chart positions from 1993 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 1993.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ So Far So Good debuted at #1 on the ARIA album charts in November 1993 and spent four weeks at the top in 1993.[8] It remained at #1 in early 1994 for a further eight weeks, achieving a total of twelve weeks at the top.[8] It left the Top 50 album chart in May 1994, returned in November 1994 and spent a total of 31 weeks in the Top 50.[8]
  2. ^ Bat out of Hell peaked at #1 on the Kent Music Report for Australian albums in June 1978 for eight weeks.[11] It entered the ARIA Top 50 album chart in February 1991 and peaked at #4.[12] It re-entered the Top 50 in August 1993 and again peaked at #4.[12] It charted again in 2004, 2006 and 2007; it has spent a total of 64 weeks in the Top 50.[12]
  3. ^ 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.[14] It returned to the Top 50 in 1992, 1993 (peaking at #6), 1994 and 1995.[14] It has spent a total of 93 weeks in the Top 50.[14]
  4. ^ janet. debuted at #1 in June 1993 on the ARIA chart for three weeks.[16] It returned to the Top 50 during 1994, and again in 1995 when it peaked at #1 for one week.[16] It has spent a total of four weeks at #1 and 50 weeks in the Top 50.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1993". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  3. ^ "Soundtrack / Whitney Houston - The Bodyguard". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Eric Clapton - Unplugged". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  5. ^ "Meat Loaf - Bat out of Hell II: Back into Hell". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  6. ^ "Kenny G - Breathless". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  7. ^ "Michael Crawford - A Touch Of Music In The Night". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  8. ^ a b c "Bryan Adams - So Far So Good". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-18. 
  9. ^ "Billy Joel - River Of Dreams". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  10. ^ "John Farnham - Then Again...". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ a b c "Meat Loaf - Bat out of Hell". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  13. ^ "Spin Doctors - Pocket Full Of Kryptonite". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 
  14. ^ a b c "Madonna - The Immaculate Collection". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  15. ^ "The Twelfth Man - Still The 12th Man". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  16. ^ a b c "Janet Jackson - Janet.". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-19.