Billboard 200 Albums

Year End Chart

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BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS

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

1989
3

Forever Your Girl

Paula Abdul

4

New Jersey

Bon Jovi

5

Appetite For Destruction

Guns N' Roses

7

G N' R Lies

Guns N' Roses

8

Traveling Wilburys

Traveling Wilburys

10

Girl You Know It's True

Milli Vanilli

11

Skid Row

Skid Row

12

Like A Prayer

Madonna

15

Winger

Winger

17

Giving You The Best That I Got

Anita Baker

19

Full Moon Fever

Tom Petty

20

Open Up And Say . . . Ahh!

Poison

21

Silhouette

Kenny G

22

Green

R.E.M.

23

Loc-Ed After Dark

Tone Loc

24

Out Of Order

Rod Stewart

25

. . . And Justice For All

Metallica

26

Repeat Offender

Richard Marx

27

Long Cold Winter

Cinderella

28

Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich

Warrant

29

Rattle And Hum

U2

30

Karyn White

Karyn White

31

Twice Shy

Great White

32

Cocktail

Soundtrack

33

Everything

Bangles

34

Guy

Guy

35

Disintegration

The Cure

36

It Takes Two

Rob Base/D.J. E-Z Rock

37

Let's Get It Started

M.C. Hammer

38

Sonic Temple

The Cult

39

Journey's Greatest Hits

Journey

40

Soundtrack: Batman

Prince/Soundtrack

41

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

42

Mystery Girl

Roy Orbison

44

A New Flame

Simply Red

45

Eazy-Duz-It

Eazy-E

46

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

47

Blind Man's Zoo

10,000 Maniacs

48

Hold An Old Friend's Hand

Tiffany

49

Straight Outta Compton

N.W.A.

50

Heart Break

New Edition

51

Larger Than Life

Jody Watley

53

Life Is . . . Too Short

Too Short

54

Living Years

Mike/The Mechanics

56

Love And Rockets

Love/Rockets

57

The End Of The Innocence

Don Henley

59

Till I Loved You

Barbra Streisand

60

Watermark

Enya

61

Walking With A Panther

LL Cool J

63

Martika

Martika

64

Tell It To My Heart

Taylor Dayne

65

Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls

66

Reach For The Sky

Ratt

68

Kick

INXS

69

Cups Both Ways

Gloria Estefan

70

The Great Adventures Of Slick Rick

Slick Rick

72

Greatest Hits

Fleetwood Mac

73

The Great Radio Controversy

Tesla

74

Big Game

White Lion

75

Delicate Sound Of Thunder

Pink Floyd

78

BulletBoys

BulletBoys

79

Smashes, Thrashes & Hits

Kiss

80

Heart Of Stone

Cher

81

Look Sharp!

Roxette

83

Big Thing

Duran Duran

84

The Trinity Session

Cowboy Junkies

85

The Other Side Of The Mirror

Stevie Nicks

86

3 Feet High And Rising

De La Soul

87

Roll With It

Steve Winwood

88

All That Jazz

Breathe

89

Messages From The Boys

Boys

91

Vixen

Vixen

92

Time And Tide

Basia

93

No Rest For The Wicked

Ozzy Osbourne

94

Hold Me In Your Arms

Rick Astley

96

I Wanna Have Some Fun

Samantha Fox

97

Wild, Wild West

The Escape Club

98

Ghostbusters II

Soundtrack

100

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