Best-selling albums in Europe in 1996

The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 1996 based on sales in 18 countries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Grecce, Czech Republic. It was first published in Music & Media magazine (NO 51/52 — December 21, 1996). The most successful album of the 1996 was Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morissette which sold 5.000.000 copies.

Top 100 albums in Europe – 1996

Note: Year-end charts are compiled from week 1 — 49 of 1996.

Rank Artist Album
1 Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill
2 Celine Dion Falling Into You
3 Oasis (What’s The Story) Morning Glory?
4 Fugees The Score
5 George Michael Older
6 Eros Ramazzotti Dove C’E Musica
7 Michael Jackson History – Past Present & Future Book 1
8 Queen Made In Heaven
9 Enya The Memory Of Trees
10 Metallica Load
11 Take That Greatest Hits 1
12 Tina Turner Wildest Dreams
13 Celine Dion D’Eux
14 Madonna Something To Remember
15 Sting Mercury Falling
16 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys
17 Elton John Love Songs
18 Cranberries To The Faithful Departed
19 R.E.M. New Adventures In Hi-Fi
20 Mariah Carey Daydream
21 Mark Knopfler Golden Heart
22 Simply Red Greatest Hits
23 Bryan Adams 18 Til I Die
24 Fool’s Garden Dish Of The Day
25 Robert Miles Dreamland
26 Jamiroquai Travelling Without Moving
27 Ace Of Base The Bridge
28 Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
29 Phil Collins Dance Into The Light
30 Die Toten Rosen Opium Furs Volk
31 Rage Against The Machine Evil Empire
32 Simply Red Life
33 Coolio Gangsta’s Paradise
34 Zucchero Fornaciari Spirito DiVino
35 Soundtrack Trainspotting
36 Joan Osborne Relish
37 Nirvana From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah
38 Crowded House Recurring Dream – The Very Best Of
39 Kelly Family Over The Hump
40 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Murder Ballads
41 Mylene Farmer Anamorphosee
42 Andrea Bocelli Bocelli
43 Pur Abenteuerland
44 The Beatles Anthology 2
45 Sepultura Roots
46 Toni Braxton Secrets
47 Schliimpfe Alles Banane Vol.3
48 Mike & The Mechanics Hits
49 Pulp Different Class
50 M-People Bizarre Fruit
51 Ocean Colour Scene Moseley Shoals
52 Roxette Don’t Bore Us – Get To The Chorus!
53 Oasis Definitely Maybe
54 Bruce Springsteen The Ghost Of Tom Joad
55 Michael Bolton Greatest Hits 1985-1995
56 Bon Jovi These Days
57 Rolling Stones Stripped
58 Laura Pausini La Cose Che Vivi
59 Spice Girls Spice
60 The Beatles Anthology 1
61 Kelly Family Almost Heaven
62 Pearl Jam No Code
63 Worlds Apart Everybody
64 Vangelis Portraits
65 Captain Jack The Mission
66 Wolfgang Petry Alles
67 D.J. BoBo World In Motion
68 Garbage Garbage
69 NAS It Was Written
70 Sheryl Crow Sheryl Crow
71 Articolo 31 Così com’è
72 Skunk Anansie Paranoid And Sunburnt
73 Soundtrack Waiting To Exhale
74 Scooter Our Happy Hardcore
75 Peter Maffay Maffay 96
76 Corrs Forgiven Not Forgotten
77 Tori Amos Boys For Pele
78 Ligabue Buon Compleanno Elvis
79 Schliimpfe Megaparty Vol.2
80 Suede Coming Up
81 Neneh Cherry Man
82 Pur Live – Die Zweite
83 Lucio Dalla Canzoni
84 Luciano Pavarotti Pavarotti & Friends Together For The The Children Of Bosnia
85 Vasco Rossi Nessun Pericolo… Per Te
86 Mr. President We See The Same Sun
87 Celine Dion The Colour Of My Love
88 Tic Tac Toe Tic Tac Toe
89 Jovanotti Lorenzo 1990-1995
90 Boyzone Said And Done
91 The Cure Wild Mood Swings
92 Lighthouse Family Ocean Drive
93 Soundgarden Down On The Upside
94 Helmut Lotti Goes Classic
95 Mike Oldfield The Voyager
96 Joe Cocker Organic
97 Radiohead The Bends
98 Cranberries No Need To Argue
99 Rosanna Arbelo Lunas Rotas
100 Kula Shaker K

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

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