Best-selling albums in Europe in 1990

The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 1990 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 Music & Media magazine (NO 51 — December 2, 1990). The most successful album of the 1990 in Europe was But Seriously by Phil Collins which sold 8.000.000 copies. In Ogni Senso by Eros Ramazzotti became best-selling album of 1990 from mainland Europe with sales 2.500.000 copies and set a recors as best selling italian album at that time.

Top 100 albums in Europe – 1990

Note: the year-end chart is based on statistics from the Top 100 Albums from November 25 1989 to November 24 1990.

Rank Artist Album
1 Phil Collins But Seriously
2 Sinead O’Connor I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
3 Eros Ramazzotti In Ogni Senso
4 Lisa Stansfield Affection
5 Depeche Mode Violator
6 Tina Turner Foreign Affair
7 Madonna I’m Breathless
8 Gary Moore Still Got The Blues
9 New Kids On The Block Step By Step
10 Elton John Sleeping With The Past
11 Technotronic Pump Up The Jam
12 Alannah Myles Alannah Myles
13 Chris Rea The Road To Hell
14 The Three Tenors In Concert
15 Soundtrack Pretty Woman
16 UB40 Labour Of Love II
17 Rod Stewart The Best Of Rod Stewart
18 New Kids On The Block Hangin’ Tough
19 The Notting Hillbillies Missing… Presumed Having A Good Time
20 Matthias Reim Matthias Reim
21 Midnight Oil Blue Sky Mining
22 David Bowie Changesbowie
23 Billy Joel Storm Front
24 The Carpenters Only Yesterday – Greatest Hits
25 George Michael Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1
26 Vaya Con Dios Night Owls
27 Roxette Look Sharp
28 Michael Bolton Soul Provider
29 Joe Cocker Live
30 Eric Clapton Journeyman
31 Fleetwood Mac Behind The Mask
32 The Christians Colour
33 Snap World Power
34 Luciano Pavarotti The Essential Pavarotti
35 Tanita Tikaram The Sweet Keeper
36 Tracy Chapman Crossroads
37 Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung Neppomuk’s Rache
38 Roch Voisine Helene
39 Jon Bon Jovi Blaze Of Glory/Young Guns II
40 Soul II Soul Volume II (1990 A New Decade)
41 Jive Bunny Jive Bunny – The Album
42 Toten Hosen Auf Dem Kreuzzug Ins Glueck
43 Gipsy Kings Mosaique
44 Heart Brigade
45 Tears For Fears The Seeds Of Love
46 Westernhagen Halleluja
47 Patricia Kaas Scene De Vie
48 Patrick Bruel Alors Regarde
49 Prince Graffiti Bridge
50 Gloria Estefan Cuts Both Ways
51 Nigel Kennedy Vivaldi Four Seasons
52 Francois Feldman Une Presence
53 Talk Talk Natural History
54 Wilson Phillips Wilson Phillips
55 Cat Stevens The Very Best Of Cat Stevens
56 Toto Past To Present 1977 – 1990
57 Jean Michel Jarre Waiting For Cousteau
58 Cher Heart Of Stone
59 Sandra Paintings In Yellow
60 MC Hammer Please Hammer Don’t Hurt’Em
61 Billy Idol Charmed Life
62 Quincy Jones Back On The Block
63 Jason Donovan Between The Lines
64 Herbert Groenemeyer Luxus
65 Wildecker Herzbuben Herzilein
66 Johnny Clegg & Savuka Cruel Crazy Beautiful World
67 Patricia Kaas Mademoiselle Chante
68 Bangles Greatest Hits
69 The В-52’s Cosmic Thing
70 Milli Vanilli U.S. Remix Album
71 John Lee Hooker The Healer
72 AC/DC The Razor’s Edge
73 Zouk Machine Maldon
74 Beach Boys Summer Dreams
75 Kaoma World Beat
76 Sydney Youngblood Feeling Free
78 Fine Young Cannibals The Raw And The Coocked
79 Mariah Carey Mariah Carey
80 Radio Future Veneno En La Piel
81 Milli Vanilli All Or Nothing
82 Julien Clerc Fais Moi Une Place
83 Chris De Burgh Spark To A Flame
84 Francis Cabrel Sarbacane
85 Jimmy Somerville Read My Lips
86 Iron Maiden No Prayer For The Dying
87 Suzanne Vega Days Of Open Hand
88 Belinda Carlisle Runaway Horses
89 Ultimo De La Fila Nuevo Pequeno Catalogo De
90 Kylie Minogue Enjoy Yourself
91 Fish Vigil In A Wilderness Of Mirror
92 Paula Abdul Forever Your Girl
93 Paul Simon The Rhythm Of The Saints
94 Wet Wet Wet Holding Back The River
95 Richard Marx Repeat Offender
96 Kastelruther Spatzen Feuer Im Ewigen Eis
97 Supertramp The Very Best Of
98 Poison Flesh & Blood
99 Alice Cooper Trash
100 Roger Waters The Wall Live In Berlin

See also. Best-selling albums in Europe by year: