2015 MTV Video Music Awards

Billboard 200

Billboard 200

Sales Data1
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This week's most popular albums across all genres, ranked by album sales, audio on-demand streaming activity and digital sales of tracks from albums as compiled by Nielsen Music.

3 Last Week: 3

Whitesnake

Whitesnake

Last Week 3
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 76
4 Last Week: 4

A Momentary Lapse Of Reason

Pink Floyd

Last Week 4
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 56
5 Last Week: 8
Last Week 8
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 87
  • Gains in performance
9 Last Week: 9

. . .Nothing Like The Sun

Sting

Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 52
11 Last Week: 11

Permanent Vacation

Aerosmith

Last Week 11
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 68
12 Last Week: 12

The Joshua Tree

U2

Last Week 12
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 103
13 Last Week: 14

Tiffany

Tiffany

Last Week 14
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 69
  • Gains in performance
14 Last Week: 17

Kick

INXS

Last Week 17
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 81
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 18
Last Week 18
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 13

Vital Idol

Billy Idol

Last Week 13
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 29
17 Last Week: 23

Back For The Attack

Dokken

Last Week 23
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 33
  • Gains in performance
18 Last Week: 16

Document

R.E.M.

Last Week 16
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 33
21 Last Week: 74

Characters

Stevie Wonder

Last Week 74
Peak Position 17
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
23 Last Week: 20

Big Generator

Yes

Last Week 20
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 30
24 Last Week: 22

Bad Animals

Heart

Last Week 22
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 50
25 Last Week: 24

Duotones

Kenny G

Last Week 24
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 102
26 Last Week: 33

A Very Special Christmas

Various Artists

Last Week 33
Peak Position 20
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
27 Last Week: 25

Crazy Nights

Kiss

Last Week 25
Peak Position 18
Wks on Chart 34
28 Last Week: 31

Chronicles

Steve Winwood

Last Week 31
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 26
  • Gains in performance
29 Last Week: 27

Exposure

Expose

Last Week 27
Peak Position 16
Wks on Chart 74
30 Last Week: 28

Look What The Cat Dragged In

Poison

Last Week 28
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 101
32 Last Week: 37

Crest Of A Knave

Jethro Tull

Last Week 37
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
33 Last Week: 29

Hold Your Fire

Rush

Last Week 29
Peak Position 13
Wks on Chart 30
34 Last Week: 87

You Can Dance

Madonna

Last Week 87
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 22
  • Gains in performance
36 Last Week: 36

Babylon And On

Squeeze

Last Week 36
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 29
38 Last Week: 30

La Bamba

Soundtrack

Last Week 30
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 44
39 Last Week: 35

Once Bitten

Great White

Last Week 35
Peak Position 23
Wks on Chart 53
40 Last Week: 39

Jody Watley

Jody Watley

Last Week 39
Peak Position 10
Wks on Chart 74
41 Last Week: 41

Girls, Girls, Girls

Motley Crue

Last Week 41
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 46
42 Last Week: 44

Out Of The Blue

Debbie Gibson

Last Week 44
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 89
  • Gains in performance
43 Last Week: 34

Open Sesame

Whodini

Last Week 34
Peak Position 30
Wks on Chart 22
44 Last Week: 38

Kohuept (Live In Leningrad)

Billy Joel

Last Week 38
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 18
45 Last Week: 47

Robbie Robertson

Robbie Robertson

Last Week 47
Peak Position 38
Wks on Chart 34
  • Gains in performance
47 Last Week: 42

Crushin'

Fat Boys

Last Week 42
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 49
48 Last Week: 45

Music For The Masses

Depeche Mode

Last Week 45
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 59
50 Last Week: 48

The Final Countdown

Europe

Last Week 48
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 78
51 Last Week: 49

Bigger And Deffer

LL Cool J

Last Week 49
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 53
52 Last Week: 53
Last Week 53
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 50
  • Gains in performance
53 Last Week: 50

Slippery When Wet

Bon Jovi

Last Week 50
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 94
54 Last Week: 51

Substance

New Order

Last Week 51
Peak Position 36
Wks on Chart 60
55 Last Week: 56

Appetite For Destruction

Guns N' Roses

Last Week 56
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 147
57 Last Week: 52

Dana Dane With Fame

Dana Dane

Last Week 52
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 32
58 Last Week: 72

Unlimited

Roger

Last Week 72
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
59 Last Week: 54

Coming Around Again

Carly Simon

Last Week 54
Peak Position 25
Wks on Chart 60
60 Last Week: 60

Just Us

Alabama

Last Week 60
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 28
62 Last Week: 61

Always & Forever

Randy Travis

Last Week 61
Peak Position 19
Wks on Chart 103
63 Last Week: 64

Live In Australia With The Melbourne Symphony Orch.

Elton John

Last Week 64
Peak Position 24
Wks on Chart 41
  • Gains in performance
64 Last Week: 65

Sign 'O' The Times

The Artist

Last Week 65
Peak Position 6
Wks on Chart 54
65 Last Week: 59

Door To Door

The Cars

Last Week 59
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 23
66 Last Week: 70

Hot August Night II

Neil Diamond

Last Week 70
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
67 Last Week: 67

Bete Noire

Bryan Ferry

Last Week 67
Peak Position 63
Wks on Chart 31
69 Last Week: 63

The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby

Terence Trent D'Arby

Last Week 63
Peak Position 4
Wks on Chart 61
70 Last Week: 68

Primitive Cool

Mick Jagger

Last Week 68
Peak Position 41
Wks on Chart 20
71 Last Week: 58

The Big Throwdown

Levert

Last Week 58
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 24
72 Last Week: 71

The $5.98 EP-Garage Days Re-Revisited

Metallica

Last Week 71
Peak Position 28
Wks on Chart 30
73 Last Week: 66

Let Me Touch You

The O'Jays

Last Week 66
Peak Position 66
Wks on Chart 25
75 Last Week: 69

Who's That Girl

Soundtrack-Madonna

Last Week 69
Peak Position 7
Wks on Chart 28
76 Last Week: 73

Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me

The Cure

Last Week 73
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 52
77 Last Week: 84

To Hell With The Devil

Stryper

Last Week 84
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 74
  • Gains in performance
78 Last Week: 94

The Singles

Pretenders

Last Week 94
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 15
  • Gains in performance
79 Last Week: 142

Less Than Zero

Soundtrack

Last Week 142
Peak Position 31
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
80 Last Week: 90

Earth - Sun - Moon

Love & Rockets

Last Week 90
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
82 Last Week: 85

Surveillance

Triumph

Last Week 85
Peak Position 82
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
84 Last Week: 80

Strangeways, Here We Come

The Smiths

Last Week 80
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 27
85 Last Week: 137

How Ya Like Me Now

Kool Moe Dee

Last Week 137
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 50
  • Gains in performance
87 Last Week: 89

Hot, Cool And Vicious

Salt-N-Pepa

Last Week 89
Peak Position 26
Wks on Chart 53
  • Gains in performance
88 Last Week: 88
Last Week 88
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 21
89 Last Week: 77

Eye Of The Hurricane

The Alarm

Last Week 77
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 30
90 Last Week: 78

Lethal

UTFO

Last Week 78
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 20
91 Last Week: 82

Wildside

Loverboy

Last Week 82
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 21
93 Last Week: 100

Man Of Colours

Icehouse

Last Week 100
Peak Position 43
Wks on Chart 44
  • Gains in performance
95 Last Week: 86

Greatest Hits, Vol. II

George Strait

Last Week 86
Peak Position 68
Wks on Chart 31
96 Last Week: 97

Unchain My Heart

Joe Cocker

Last Week 97
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 27
99 Last Week: 106

The Hunger

Michael Bolton

Last Week 106
Peak Position 46
Wks on Chart 41
  • Gains in performance
102 Last Week: 104
Last Week 104
Peak Position 87
Wks on Chart 28
  • Gains in performance
New
103 Last Week: --

Canciones De Mi Padre

Linda Ronstadt

Last Week --
Peak Position 42
Wks on Chart 35
  • Gains in performance
104 Last Week: 105

Graceland

Paul Simon

Last Week 105
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 97
105 Last Week: 99

Glenn Jones

Glenn Jones

Last Week 99
Peak Position 94
Wks on Chart 17
106 Last Week: 149

Pleasures Of The Flesh

Exodus

Last Week 149
Peak Position 82
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
107 Last Week: 102

Outside Looking In

Bodeans

Last Week 102
Peak Position 86
Wks on Chart 20
109 Last Week: 109

Raise Your Fist And Yell

Alice Cooper

Last Week 109
Peak Position 73
Wks on Chart 15
111 Last Week: 107

Perfect Timing

MSG

Last Week 107
Peak Position 95
Wks on Chart 24
New
112 Last Week: --

Swing Street

Barry Manilow

Last Week --
Peak Position 70
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
113 Last Week: 108
Last Week 108
Peak Position 75
Wks on Chart 32
114 Last Week: 131

Cher

Cher

Last Week 131
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 41
  • Gains in performance
115 Last Week: 116

One Good Reason

Paul Carrack

Last Week 116
Peak Position 67
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
116 Last Week: 114

Reservations For Two

Dionne Warwick

Last Week 114
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 27
117 Last Week: 136
Last Week 136
Peak Position 116
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
119 Last Week: 129
Last Week 129
Peak Position 59
Wks on Chart 31
  • Gains in performance
120 Last Week: 101

Echo And The Bunnymen

Echo And The Bunnymen

Last Week 101
Peak Position 51
Wks on Chart 37
122 Last Week: 110

Contagious

Barkays

Last Week 110
Peak Position 110
Wks on Chart 14
New
125 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 39
Wks on Chart 27
  • Gains in performance
126 Last Week: 135

Wa Wa Nee

Wa Wa Nee

Last Week 135
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 17
  • Gains in performance
127 Last Week: 111

Back In The Highlife

Steve Winwood

Last Week 111
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 86
128 Last Week: 121

Alphabet City

ABC

Last Week 121
Peak Position 48
Wks on Chart 25
129 Last Week: 113

Just Gets Better With Time

The Whispers

Last Week 113
Peak Position 22
Wks on Chart 37
130 Last Week: 115

Free As A Bird

Supertramp

Last Week 115
Peak Position 101
Wks on Chart 11
131 Last Week: 125

Poetic Champions Compose

Van Morrison

Last Week 125
Peak Position 90
Wks on Chart 22
132 Last Week: 148
Last Week 148
Peak Position 115
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
133 Last Week: 133

Sexappeal

Georgio

Last Week 133
Peak Position 117
Wks on Chart 52
134 Last Week: 119

The Last One To Know

Reba McEntire

Last Week 119
Peak Position 102
Wks on Chart 20
135 Last Week: 140

Surfing With The Alien

Joe Satriani

Last Week 140
Peak Position 29
Wks on Chart 75
  • Gains in performance
136 Last Week: 127
Last Week 127
Peak Position 127
Wks on Chart 13
139 Last Week: 124

Greatest Hits, Vol. III 1979-1987

Elton John

Last Week 124
Peak Position 84
Wks on Chart 23
140 Last Week: 145

Love Changes

Kashif

Last Week 145
Peak Position 118
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
141 Last Week: 128

Rhyme Pays

Ice-T

Last Week 128
Peak Position 93
Wks on Chart 27
142 Last Week: 123

Abbey Road

The Beatles

Last Week 123
Peak Position 69
Wks on Chart 266
143 Last Week: 118

Lost Boys

Soundtrack

Last Week 118
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 39
144 Last Week: 147

Honor Among Thieves

The Brandos

Last Week 147
Peak Position 108
Wks on Chart 19
  • Gains in performance
New
145 Last Week: --

80's Ladies

K.T. Oslin

Last Week --
Peak Position 68
Wks on Chart 32
  • Gains in performance
146 Last Week: 162

The California Raisins

The California Raisins

Last Week 162
Peak Position 60
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
147 Last Week: 173
Last Week 173
Peak Position 64
Wks on Chart 61
  • Gains in performance
149 Last Week: 150

Storms Of Life

Randy Travis

Last Week 150
Peak Position 85
Wks on Chart 100
150 Last Week: 157

Mechanical Resonance

Tesla

Last Week 157
Peak Position 32
Wks on Chart 61
152 Last Week: 143

Slide It In

Whitesnake

Last Week 143
Peak Position 40
Wks on Chart 85
153 Last Week: 139

Go On. . .

Mr. Mister

Last Week 139
Peak Position 55
Wks on Chart 17
155 Last Week: 141

Rock You To Hell

Grim Reaper

Last Week 141
Peak Position 93
Wks on Chart 21
156 Last Week: 160

Uplift Mofo Party Plan

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Last Week 160
Peak Position 148
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
157 Last Week: 172

Guess Who's Comin' To The Crib

Full Force

Last Week 172
Peak Position 126
Wks on Chart 11
  • Gains in performance
159 Last Week: 159

The Right Night And Barry White

Barry White

Last Week 159
Peak Position 159
Wks on Chart 17
160 Last Week: 165

Dark Side Of The Moon

Pink Floyd

Last Week 165
Peak Position 110
Wks on Chart 741
161 Last Week: 179
Last Week 179
Peak Position 149
Wks on Chart 18
  • Gains in performance
163 Last Week: 151

No Protection

Starship

Last Week 151
Peak Position 12
Wks on Chart 25
164 Last Week: 188

Piledriver -- The Wrestling Album II

Various Artists

Last Week 188
Peak Position 123
Wks on Chart 20
  • Gains in performance
165 Last Week: 161

One Way Home

Hooters

Last Week 161
Peak Position 27
Wks on Chart 26
167 Last Week: 154

Wendy And Lisa

Wendy And Lisa

Last Week 154
Peak Position 88
Wks on Chart 13
168 Last Week: 184

Hiding Out

Soundtrack

Last Week 184
Peak Position 146
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
169 Last Week: 170

Hall Of The Mountain King

Savatage

Last Week 170
Peak Position 116
Wks on Chart 23
170 Last Week: 168

Top Gun

Soundtrack

Last Week 168
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 93
171 Last Week: 171

The Sound Of Music

The dB's

Last Week 171
Peak Position 171
Wks on Chart 8
172 Last Week: 146

True Blue

Madonna

Last Week 146
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 82
173 Last Week: 166

Najee's Theme

Najee

Last Week 166
Peak Position 56
Wks on Chart 45
174 Last Week: 186

2 Live Crew Is What We Are

The 2 Live Crew

Last Week 186
Peak Position 128
Wks on Chart 33
  • Gains in performance
175 Last Week: 175

Baby Tonight

Marlon Jackson

Last Week 175
Peak Position 175
Wks on Chart 7
176 Last Week: 177

Invisible Touch

Genesis

Last Week 177
Peak Position 3
Wks on Chart 85
177 Last Week: 156

Live At Carnegie Hall

Liza Minnelli

Last Week 156
Peak Position 156
Wks on Chart 8
178 Last Week: 200

Among The Living

Anthrax

Last Week 200
Peak Position 62
Wks on Chart 36
  • Gains in performance
180 Last Week: 158

The Big Easy

Soundtrack

Last Week 158
Peak Position 107
Wks on Chart 9
181 Last Week: 134

Live In The Raw

W.A.S.P.

Last Week 134
Peak Position 77
Wks on Chart 14
182 Last Week: 183

Get Rhythm

Ry Cooder

Last Week 183
Peak Position 177
Wks on Chart 12
184 Last Week: 174
Last Week 174
Peak Position 96
Wks on Chart 9
185 Last Week: 164

After Dark

Cruzados

Last Week 164
Peak Position 106
Wks on Chart 21
186 Last Week: --

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Elton John

Last Week --
Peak Position 114
Wks on Chart 103
  • Gains in performance
187 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 54
Wks on Chart 164
  • Gains in performance
188 Last Week: 178
Last Week 178
Peak Position 106
Wks on Chart 11
189 Last Week: 167

Solitude Standing

Suzanne Vega

Last Week 167
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 32
190 Last Week: 180

I Never Said Goodbye

Sammy Hagar

Last Week 180
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 23
New
191 Last Week: --

Long Live The New Flesh

Flesh For Lulu

Last Week --
Peak Position 89
Wks on Chart 24
  • Gains in performance
193 Last Week: 193

Serious

Deja

Last Week 193
Peak Position 186
Wks on Chart 6
New
195 Last Week: --

Christmas Rap

Various Artists

Last Week --
Peak Position 130
Wks on Chart 8
  • Gains in performance
196 Last Week: 182

Romeo's Escape

Dave Alvin

Last Week 182
Peak Position 116
Wks on Chart 13
New
197 Last Week: --
Last Week --
Peak Position 125
Wks on Chart 12
  • Gains in performance
198 Last Week: 192

Best Of 38 Special--"Flashback"

Thirty Eight Special

Last Week 192
Peak Position 35
Wks on Chart 17
199 Last Week: 196

In No Sense? Nonsense?

The Art Of Noise

Last Week 196
Peak Position 134
Wks on Chart 9