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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
20
WEEKS AT NO. 1
48
WEEKS ON CHART
Romanza
Imprint/Promotion Label
Universal Music Classics | Philips
Gains in performance

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1
Andrea Bocelli Romanza Billboard World Albums
Romanza
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Music Classics | Philips
2
Loreena McKennitt The Book of Secrets Billboard World Albums
The Book of Secrets
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road
3
Gipsy Kings Cantos De Amor Billboard World Albums
Cantos De Amor
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Nonesuch/Atlantic
4
Buena Vista Social Club Buena Vista Social Club Billboard World Albums
Buena Vista Social Club
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | World Circuit/Nonesuch
5
Mickey Hart/Planet Drum Supralingua Billboard World Albums
Supralingua
Mickey Hart/Planet Drum
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rykodisc
6
Leahy Leahy Billboard World Albums
Leahy
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Narada
7
Nana Mouskouri Concert For Peace Billboard World Albums
Concert For Peace
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philips
8
Mandy Patinkin Mamaloshen Billboard World Albums
Mamaloshen
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Nonesuch
9
Gaelic Storm Gaelic Storm Billboard World Albums
Gaelic Storm
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OmTown/Higher Octave
10
Jesse Cook Vertigo Billboard World Albums
Vertigo
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Narada
11
Various Artists Gypsy Soul-New Flamenco Billboard World Albums
Gypsy Soul-New Flamenco
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Narada
12
Various Artists Soca Gold 1998 Billboard World Albums
Soca Gold 1998
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
13
Deep Forest Deep Forest III -- Comparsa Billboard World Albums
Deep Forest III -- Comparsa
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | 550 Music
14
Ronan Hardiman Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance Billboard World Albums
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Philips
15
Ka'au Crater Boys The Best Of Ka'au Crater Boys Billboard World Albums
The Best Of Ka'au Crater Boys
15  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roy Sakuma Productions
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