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Sales Data + Streaming Data = 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.

YEAR END CHARTS
BILLBOARD 200 ALBUMS
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Faith
George Michael

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Dirty Dancing
Soundtrack

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Hysteria
Def Leppard

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Bad
Michael Jackson

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Appetite For Destruction
Guns N' Roses

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Out Of The Blue
Debbie Gibson

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Richard Marx
Richard Marx

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Tiffany
Tiffany

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Permanent Vacation
Aerosmith

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Whitney
Whitney Houston

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Let It Loose
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
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Whenever You Need Somebody
Rick Astley

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Tunnel Of Love
Bruce Springsteen

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Heaven On Earth
Belinda Carlisle

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More Dirty Dancing
Soundtrack

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Whitesnake
Whitesnake

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Now And Zen
Robert Plant

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Make It Last Forever
Keith Sweat

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A Momentary Lapse Of Reason
Pink Floyd

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The Joshua Tree
U2

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He's The D.J., I'm The Rapper
D.J. Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince

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OU812
Van Halen

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Pride
White Lion

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Diesel And Dust
Midnight Oil

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Cloud Nine
George Harrison

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Lap Of Luxury
Cheap Trick

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Savage Amusement
Scorpions

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Roll With It
Steve Winwood

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Jody Watley
Jody Watley

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Pebbles
Pebbles

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Stronger Than Pride
Sade

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Scenes From The Southside
Bruce Hornsby & The Range

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Exposure
Expose

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In Effect Mode
Al B. Sure!

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Tell It To My Heart
Taylor Dayne

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Skyscraper
David Lee Roth

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SURFING WITH THE ALIEN
Joe Satriani

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Actually
Pet Shop Boys

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Magic
The Jets

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Always & Forever
Randy Travis

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Inside Information
Foreigner

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In My Tribe
10,000 Maniacs

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Tango In The Night
Fleetwood Mac

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Lita
Lita Ford

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Rapture
Anita Baker

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Out Of Order
Rod Stewart

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Long Cold Winter
Cinderella

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Back For The Attack
Dokken

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Once Bitten
Great White

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Hot, Cool And Vicious
Salt-N-Pepa

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Simple Pleasures
Bobby McFerrin

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Duotones
Kenny G

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Heart Break
New Edition

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Kingdom Come
Kingdom Come

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Good Morning, Vietnam
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Tear Down These Walls
Billy Ocean

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Characters
Stevie Wonder

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Reg Strikes Back
Elton John

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Bad Animals
Heart

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Document
R.E.M.

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Heavy Nova
Robert Palmer

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Tougher Than Leather
Run-D.M.C.

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Vital Idol
Billy Idol

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Big Generator
Yes

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Don't Be Cruel
Bobby Brown

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Cocktail
Soundtrack

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Crazy Nights
KISS

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How Ya Like Me Now
Kool Moe Dee

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Everlasting
Natalie Cole

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Blow Up Your Video
AC/DC

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Up Your Alley
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

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Substance
New Order

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You Can Dance
Madonna

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Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son
Iron Maiden

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Never Die Young
James Taylor

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Man Of Colours
Icehouse

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Starfish
The Church

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Live In Australia With The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Elton John

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Small World
Huey Lewis & The News

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Look What The Cat Dragged In
Poison

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Music For The Masses
Depeche Mode

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Chronicles
Steve Winwood

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Robbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson

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Naked
Talking Heads

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The Lion And The Cobra
Sinead O'Connor

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Touch The World
Earth, Wind & Fire

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Wide Awake In Dreamland
Pat Benatar

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Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi

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Lovesexy
Prince

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