List of Top 25 albums for 1996 in Australia

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The following lists the Top 25 albums of 1996 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. Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette 1 10 [nb 1]
2. Falling Into You Celine Dion 1 4
3. Forgiven, Not Forgotten The Corrs 1 3
4. (What's the Story) Morning Glory" Oasis 1 5 [nb 2]
5. The Very Best of Toni Childs 1 6
6. Recurring Dream Crowded House 1 8 [nb 3]
7. Presidents of the United States of America Presidents of the United States of America 3 [nb 4]
8. Throwing Copper Live 1 7 [nb 5]
9. Daydream Mariah Carey 1 1 [nb 6]
10. Romeo's Heart John Farnham 2
11. The Memory of Trees Enya 1 2 [nb 7]
12. Hits Jimmy Barnes 1 1
13. HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I Michael Jackson 1 3 [nb 8])
14. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness The Smashing Pumpkins 1 2 [nb 9]
15. Older George Michael 1 1
16. Riverdance Bill Whelan 4
17. New Beginning Tracy Chapman 6
18. Sixteen Stone Bush 5
19. Don't Ask Tina Arena 1 1 [nb 10]
20. Tennessee Moon Neil Diamond 2
21. Load Metallica 1 2
22. The Colour of My Love Celine Dion 1 8 [nb 11]
23. To the Faithful Departed The Cranberries 1 1
24. Blue LeAnn Rimes 5
25. 18 til I Die Bryan Adams 2

Peak chart positions from 1996 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 1996.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jagged Little Pill entered the chart in August, 1995 but didn't peak at #1 until March, 1996.[2]
  2. ^ Morning Glory entered the chart in October, 1995 but didn't peak at #1 until February, 1996.[2]
  3. ^ Recurring Dream debuted at #1 in July, 1995 and peaked again at #1 in December, 1996 - January, 1997.[2]
  4. ^ Presidents of the United States of America entered the chart in November, 1995 but didn't peak until February, 1996.[2]
  5. ^ Throwing Copper entered the chart in September, 1994, peaking at #1 in August, 1995 and again in January, 1996.[2]
  6. ^ Daydream debuted at #1 in October, 1995 and remained in the charts until August, 1996.[2]
  7. ^ The Memory of Trees peaked at #1 in December, 1995 and remained in the charts until September, 1996.[2]
  8. ^ HIStory debuted at #1 in July, 1995 and peaked again at #1 in December, 1996.[2]
  9. ^ Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness debuted at #1 in November, 1995 and remained in the charts until April, 1997.[2]
  10. ^ Don't Ask entered the charts in November, 1994, peaked at #1 in November, 1995 and remained in the charts until July, 1996.[2]
  11. ^ The Colour of My Love entered the charts in March, 1994, peaked at #1 in 1995 and remained in the charts until April, 1996.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Albums 1996". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-15.