List of Top 25 albums for 1998 in Australia

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The following lists the Top 25 albums of 1998 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. Yourself Or Someone Like You Matchbox 20 1 6 [3]
2. Aquarium Aqua 1 2 [4]
3. Titanic Soundtrack 1 11 [5]
4. Backstreet's Back Backstreet Boys 2
5. Left of the Middle Natalie Imbruglia 1 3 [6]
6. The Best of 1980–1990 U2 1 5 [nb 1]
7. Come On Over Shania Twain 1 20 [nb 2]
8. In Deep Tina Arena 1 3 [nb 3]
9. Highlights from The Main Event John Farnham, Olivia Newton-John, Anthony Warlow 1 2 [10]
10. Ray of Light Madonna 1 1 [11]
11. Let's Talk About Love Celine Dion 1 5 [nb 4]
12. Romanza Andrea Bocelli 2
13. Chef Aid: The South Park Album Soundtrack 1 1 [13]
14. All Saints All Saints 4
15. Hits Phil Collins 2
16. Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Best of George Michael 2
17. The Wedding Singer Soundtrack 1 1 [14]
18. Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie Alanis Morissette 2
19. Songs from Ally McBeal Vonda Shepard 1 1 [15]
20. Unit Regurgitator 4
21. The Last Wave of Summer Cold Chisel 1 1 [16]
22. Americana The Offspring 1 5 [nb 5]
23. Eternal Nightcap The Whitlams 14
24. 5ive Five 8
25. Grease Soundtrack 1 4 [nb 6]

Peak chart positions from 1998 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 1998.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Best of 1980–1990 debuted at #1 in November, 1998 and reached #1 again in January, 1999[7]
  2. ^ Come On Over debuted on the charts in November, 1997 reaching #1 in February-March, 1999, in May, 1999 and again in August-September, 1999. It remained in the charts until September, 2000.[8]
  3. ^ In Deep debuted at #1 in August, 1997 and reached #1 again in September, 1997. It remained in the charts until March, 1998 re-entering in May, 1998 and remaining until August, 1998.[9]
  4. ^ Let's Talk About Love debuted at #1 in November, 1997 and reached #1 again in January, 1998. It remained in the charts until November, 1998.[12]
  5. ^ Americana debuted on the charts in November, 1998 reaching #1 in January-February, 1999. It remained in the charts until October, 1999.[17]
  6. ^ Grease entered the charts in May, 1991 reaching #1 in July, 1991. It remained in the charts until December, 1991. It re-entered the charts in May, 1998 and peaked at #1 in August, 1998 where it remained in the charts until November, 1998[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Albums 1998". 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. ^ "ARIA Charts - Yourself Or Someone Like You". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  4. ^ "ARIA Charts - Aquarium". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  5. ^ "ARIA Charts - Titanic Soundtrack". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts - Left of Middle". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - The Best of 1980–1990". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts - Come On Over". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  9. ^ "ARIA Charts - In Deep". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts - Highlights from The Main Event". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts - Ray of Light". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts - Let's Talk About Love". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts - Chef Aid: The South Park Album". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts - The Wedding Singer Soundtrack". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts - Songs from Ally McBeal". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts - The Last Wave of Summer". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  17. ^ "ARIA Charts - Americana". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 
  18. ^ "ARIA Charts - Grease soundtrack". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-17.