Billboard 200 Albums

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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.

1992
1

Ropin' The Wind

Garth Brooks

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3

Nevermind

Nirvana

5

Achtung Baby

U2

7

Metallica

Metallica

9

Too Legit To Quit

Hammer

10

Totally Krossed Out

Kris Kross

12

Cooleyhighharmony

Boyz II Men

13

We Can't Dance

Genesis

15

Adrenalize

Def Leppard

16

Luck Of The Draw

Bonnie Raitt

17

Use Your Illusion I

Guns N' Roses

18

Unforgettable

Natalie Cole

19

C.M.B.

Color Me Bad

20

Use Your Illusion II

Guns N' Roses

21

The Chase

Garth Brooks

23

Waking Up The Neighbours

Bryan Adams

24

Heart In Motion

Amy Grant

25

Funky Divas

En Vogue

26

Forever My Lady

Jodeci

27

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

28

Shepherd Moons

Enya

29

Wynonna

Wynonna

30

No More Tears

Ozzy Osbourne

31

Diamonds & Pearls

Prince/The N.P.G.

33

Wayne's World

Soundtrack

34

Classic Queen

Queen

35

MTV Unplugged EP

Mariah Carey

36

Unplugged

Eric Clapton

37

Beauty & The Beast

Soundtrack

38

Mack Daddy

Sir Mix-A-Lot

39

Boomerang

Soundtrack

40

Spellbound

Paula Abdul

41

The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion

The Black Crowes

42

Brand New Man

Brooks/Dunn

43

Ooooooohhh...On The TLC Tip

TLC

44

Blue Light, Red Light

Harry Connick, Jr.

46

It's All About To Change

Travis Tritt

47

Naughty By Nature

Naughty By Nature

49

Two Rooms: Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin

Various Artists

50

Out Of Time

R.E.M.

51

Don't Rock The Jukebox

Alan Jackson

52

As Ugly As They Wanna Be

Ugly Kid Joe

53

Sky Is Crying

Stevie Ray Vaughan/Double Trouble

54

3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days In The Life Of...

Arrested Development

56

Greatest Hits

ZZ Top

57

Rush Street

Richard Marx

58

Decade Of Decadence

Motley Crue

60

Keep It Comin'

Keith Sweat

61

Beyond The Season

Garth Brooks

63

Death Certificate

Ice Cube

64

Countdown To Extinction

Megadeth

65

Temple Of The Dog

Temple Of The Dog

66

Lean Into It

Mr. Big

67

Empire

Queensryche

68

Timeless (The Classics)

Michael Bolton

70

Cypress Hill

Cypress Hill

72

What's The 411?

Mary J. Blige

73

Pocket Full Of Gold

Vince Gill

74

Phantom Of The Opera Highlights

Original London Cast

75

For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge

Van Halen

76

Shadows And Light

Wilson Phillips

77

Check Your Head

Beastie Boys

78

Dead Serious

Das EFX

80

The Commitments

Soundtrack

81

Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood

83

Automatic For The People

R.E.M.

84

Apocalypse 91...Enemy Strikes Black

Public Enemy

86

Badmotorfinger

Soundgarden

87

Shake Your Money Maker

The Black Crowes

88

The Immaculate Collection

Madonna

90

Something In Red

Lorrie Morgan

91

Whenever We Wanted

John Mellencamp

92

Celine Dion

Celine Dion

94

T.E.V.I.N.

Tevin Campbell

95

Mo' Money

Soundtrack

96

Born Into The '90's

R. Kelly/Public Announcement

98

A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Black Sheep

99

Seminole Wind

John Anderson

100

Back To Front

Lionel Richie