Billboard 200 Albums

Year-End Charts

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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.

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1

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Time Machine

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3

Shake Your Money Maker

The Black Crowes

4

Gonna Make You Sweat

C&C Music Factory

5

Wilson Phillips

Wilson Phillips

6

To The Extreme

Vanilla Ice

7

Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em

MC Hammer

8

The Immaculate Collection

Madonna

9

Empire

Queensryche

11

Out Of Time

R.E.M.

12

The Razors Edge

AC/DC

13

Mama Said Knock You Out

L.L. Cool J

15

Heart In Motion

Amy Grant

16

Some People's Lives

Bette Midler

17

Crazy World

Scorpions

18

Spellbound

Paula Abdul

19

Put Yourself In My Shoes

Clint Black

20

Coolin' At The Playground Ya' Know!

Another Bad Creation

21

Cherry Pie

Warrant

22

Rhythm Of The Saints

Paul Simon

23

Extreme II Pornograffitti

Extreme

24

Unforgettable

Natalie Cole

25

Five Man Acoustical Jam

Tesla

26

Heart Shaped World

Chris Issak

27

Cooleyhighharmony

Boyz II Men

28

The Simpsons Sing The Blues

The Simpsons

29

After The Rain

Nelson

30

Flesh And Blood

Poison

31

Serious Hits ... Live!

Phil Collins

32

New Jack City

Soundtrack

34

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

35

The Future

Guy

36

Luck Of The Draw

Bonnie Raitt

37

For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Van Halen

38

Vagabond Heart

Rod Stewart

40

Into The Light

Gloria Estefan

41

McMxc A.D.

Enigma

42

Power Of Love

Luther Vandross

43

Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

Janet Jackson

44

Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

George Michael

46

The Soul Cages

Sting

47

Damn Yankees

Damn Yankees

48

Firehouse

Firehouse

50

EFIL4ZAGGIN

N.W.A

51

Recycler

ZZ Top

52

Joyride

Roxette

54

Slave To The Grind

Skid Row

55

In Concert

Carreras/Domingo/Pavarotti

56

Pretty Woman

Soundtrack

57

Schubert Dip

EMF

59

Labour Of Love II

UB40

60

Trixter

Trixter

61

Reflections Of Passion

Yanni

62

Metallica

Metallica

64

Quik Is The Name

DJ Quik

65

Don't Rock The Jukebox

Alan Jackson

66

Ralph Tresvant

Ralph Tresvant

67

It's All About To Change

Travis Tritt

68

Stick It To Ya

Slaughter

69

Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves

Soundtrack

70

Heartbreak Station

Cinderella

72

Steelheart

Steelheart

73

Homebase

D.J. Jazzy Jeff/The Fresh Prince

75

Hi-Five

Hi-Five

76

Vol. 3

Traveling Wilburys

77

World Clique

Deee-Lite

78

Mixed Up

The Cure

79

Ropin' The Wind

Garth Brooks

80

Ritual De Lo Habitual

Jane's Addiction

82

Eagle When She Flies

Dolly Parton

83

Family Style

Vaughan Brothers

85

O.G. Original Gangster

Ice-T

86

I'll Give All My Love To You

Keith Sweat

87

We Can't Be Stopped

Geto Boys

88

Peaceful Journey

Heavy D./The Boyz

89

Circle Of One

Oleta Adams

91

Ain't No Shame In My Game

Candyman

92

Blaze Of Glory/Young Guns II

Jon Bon Jovi

93

Boyz N The Hood

Soundtrack

94

Use Your Illusion II

Guns N' Roses

95

Saxuality

Candy Dulfer

96

Mo' Ritmo

Gerardo

98

Divinyls

Divinyls

99

Phantom Of The Opera Highlights

Original London Cast

100

The Doors

Soundtrack