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This week's top-selling world music albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

WORLD ALBUMS

The week of
21
WEEKS AT NO. 1
25
WEEKS ON CHART
The Book of Secrets
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road

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1
Loreena McKennitt The Book of Secrets Billboard World Albums
The Book of Secrets
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road
2
Andrea Bocelli Romanza Billboard World Albums
Romanza
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Philips
3
Deep Forest Deep Forest III -- Comparsa Billboard World Albums
Deep Forest III -- Comparsa
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
4
Bill Whelan Riverdance Billboard World Albums
Riverdance
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Celtic Heartbeat
5
Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club Billboard World Albums
Buena Vista Social Club
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | World Circuit/Nonesuch
6
Soundtrack Long Journey Home Billboard World Albums
Long Journey Home
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Victor | Wicklow
7
Various Artists Celtic Moods Billboard World Albums
Celtic Moods
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
8
Clannad Landmarks Billboard World Albums
Landmarks
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
9
Leahy Leahy Billboard World Albums
Leahy
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Narada
10
Ronan Hardiman Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance Billboard World Albums
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance
10  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philips
11
Column MacOireachtaigh & The Irish Ceili Band Celtic Pride Billboard World Albums
Celtic Pride
Column MacOireachtaigh & The Irish Ceili Band
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Retro
12
Various Artists The Celtic Heartbeat Collection 2 Billboard World Albums
The Celtic Heartbeat Collection 2
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Celtic Heartbeat
13
B-Tribe Sensual Sensual Billboard World Albums
Sensual Sensual
14  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
14
Irish Ceili Band & Singers The Magic of Ireland featuring Lord of the Dance Billboard World Albums
The Magic of Ireland featuring Lord of the Dance
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
15
Various Artists Irish Beer Drinking Favorites Billboard World Albums
Irish Beer Drinking Favorites
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Passport
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