The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 1985 based on sales in 16 countries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Portugal, Greece. It was first published in EUROTIPSHEET magazine (NO 51/52 – December 23, 1985). The most successful album of the 1985 was Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits which sold 3.700.000 copies (300.000 CD + 3.4 million LP&MC). Beverley Hills Cop won Pan-European Award for Soundtrack of The Year with sales 550.000 copies. The Dream Of The Blue Turtles by Sting won Pan-European Award for Debut Album Of The Year with sales close to 1 million.
Top 10 albums in Europe – 1985
Note: Yourself Tonight by Eurythmics (#10) sold 1.3 million copies in 1985.
|1||Dire Straits||Brothers In Arms|
|2||Bruce Springsteen||Born In The USA|
|3||Madonna||Like A Virgin|
|5||Phil Collins||No Jacket Required|
|6||Tina Turner||Private Dancer|
|7||Tears For Fears||Songs From The Big Chair|
|8||Wham!||Make It Big|
|10||Eurythmics||Be Yourself Tonight|