List of Top 25 albums for 2008 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 albums of 2008 in Australia from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) End of Year Albums Chart.[1][2]

Top 25[edit]

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. Only by the Night Kings of Leon 1 14[nb 1]
2. Funhouse Pink 1 9[4]
3. Black Ice AC/DC 1 1[5]
4. Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Coldplay 1 4[6]
5. Apocalypso The Presets 1 1[7]
6. Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack Soundtrack 1 5[8]
7. Exclusive Chris Brown 5
8. Death Magnetic Metallica 1 1[9]
9. Good Girl Gone Bad Rihanna 2
10. We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. Jason Mraz 3
11. Sleep Through the Static Jack Johnson 1 6[10]
12. The Fame Lady Gaga 4
13. Lessons to Be Learned Gabriella Cilmi 2
14. Spirit Leona Lewis 1 1[11]
15. Dark Horse Nickelback 3
16. Oracular Spectacular MGMT 6
17. Hook Me Up The Veronicas 2
18. High School Musical 3: Senior Year Soundtrack 4
19. Breakout Miley Cyrus 1 1[12]
20. Waltzing Matilda André Rieu and Mirusia 1 2[13]
21. Gurrumul Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu 3
22. Unessential Listening Hamish & Andy 4
23. The Promise Il Divo 5
24. Back to Black Amy Winehouse 4
25. Circus Britney Spears 3

Peak chart positions for 2008 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 100 albums for each week during 2008.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Only by the Night debuted at #4 on the ARIA Top 50 in September 2008 and peaked at #1 in October for four weeks, it peaked at #1 in January–February 2009 for six weeks and again in March–April for four weeks.[3] As of November 2009, it has continuously remained in the Top 50 for a total of 59 weeks.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 100 Albums 2008". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "ARIA Albums Charts". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Kings of Leon - Only by the Night". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 7 November 2009. 
  4. ^ "Pink - Funhouse". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  5. ^ "AC/DC - Black Ice". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  6. ^ "Coldplay - Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "The Presets - Apocalypso". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  8. ^ "Soundtrack - Mamma Mia!". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  9. ^ "Metallica - Death Magnetic". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  10. ^ "Jack Johnson - Sleep Through The Static". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  11. ^ "Leona Lewis - Spirit". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  12. ^ "Miley Cyrus - Breakout". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009. 
  13. ^ "André Rieu & Mirusia - Waltzing Matilda". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 27 September 2009.