All Charts
How This Chart Works
Sales Data = WORLD ALBUMS
This week's top-selling world music albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

WORLD ALBUMS

The week of
8
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
The Lion King: Rhythm Of The Pride Lands
Various Artists Featuring Lebo M
Imprint/Promotion Label
Walt Disney

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Various Artists Featuring Lebo M The Lion King: Rhythm Of The Pride Lands Billboard World Albums
The Lion King: Rhythm Of The Pride Lands
Various Artists Featuring Lebo M
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney
2
The Chieftains The Long Black Veil Billboard World Albums
The Long Black Veil
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor
3
Gipsy Kings The Best Of The Gipsy Kings Billboard World Albums
The Best Of The Gipsy Kings
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Nonesuch
4
Various Artists Celtic Legacy: A Global Celtic Journey Billboard World Albums
Celtic Legacy: A Global Celtic Journey
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Narada
5
Clannad Clannad Themes Billboard World Albums
Clannad Themes
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
6
Cirque Du Soleil Alegria Billboard World Albums
Alegria
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor | RCA
7
Loreena McKennitt The Mask And Mirror Billboard World Albums
The Mask And Mirror
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
8
Mary Black Looking Back Billboard World Albums
Looking Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Curb
9
Various Artists Celtic Heartbeat Collection Billboard World Albums
Celtic Heartbeat Collection
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Celtic Heartbeat/Atlantic
10
Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers Git It, Beau Jocque! Billboard World Albums
Git It, Beau Jocque!
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rounder
11
Gipsy Kings Gipsy Kings Billboard World Albums
Gipsy Kings
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
12
Gipsy Kings Love & Liberte Billboard World Albums
Love & Liberte
12  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra Musician
13
Los Lobos with Lalo Guerrero Papa's Dream Billboard World Albums
Papa's Dream
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Music For Little People
14
Clannad Banba Billboard World Albums
Banba
10  Last
Peak
50  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
15
Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder Talking Timbuktu Billboard World Albums
Talking Timbuktu
Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder
13  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rykodisc | Hannibal
WORLD ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.