Best-selling albums in Europe in 1997

The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 1997 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 52 — December 27, 1997). The most successful album of the 1997 was Spice by Spice Girls which sold 8.000.000 copies from November 1996 to December 1997.

Top 100 albums in Europe — 1997

Note: the top 100 is compliled from the period weeks 1-50, 1997.

Rank Artist Album
1 Spice Girls Spice
2 Andrea Bocelli Romanza
3 No Doubt Tragic Kingdom
4 U2 Pop
5 Toni Braxton Secrets
6 Soundtrack Evita
7 Andrea Bocelli Bocelli
8 Celine Dion Falling Into You
9 Backstreet Boys Backstreet’s Back
10 The Prodigy The Fat Of The Land
11 Oasis Be Here Now
12 The Verve Urban Hymns
13 Michael Jackson Blood On The Dance Floor-HIStory In The Mix
14 The Rolling Stones Bridges To Babylon
15 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys
16 Radiohead OK Computer
17 Texas White On Blonde
18 Elton John The Big Picture
19 Jamiroquai Travelling Without Moving
20 Bee Gees Still Waters
21 Depeche Mode Ultra
22 Aqua Aquarium
23 No Mercy My Promise
24 Tic Tac Toe Klappe Die 2te
25 Era Era
26 Skunk Anansie Stoosh
27 Spice Girls Spiceworld
28 Hanson Middle Of Nowhere
29 Zucchero Fornaciari The Best Of Zucchero-Greatest Hits
30 Eros Ramazzotti Eros
31 Tic Tac Toe Tic Tac The
32 Joe Cocker Across From Midnight
33 Julio Iglesias Tango
34 Aerosmith Nine Lives
35 George Michael Older
36 Jon Bon Jovi Destination Anywhere
37 Soundtrack Space Jam
38 Eros Ramazzotti Dove C’E Musica
39 The Kelly Family Almost Heaven
40 Soundtrack Romeo + Juliet
41 Puff Daddy No Way Out
42 Mariah Carey Butterfly
43 Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill
44 Pascal Obispo Superflu
45 Portishead Portishead
46 Simply Red Greatest Hits
47 Blur Blur
48 Fugees The Score
49 Janet Jackson The Velvet Rope
50 Jean Michel Jarre Oxygene 7-13
51 Celine Dion Let’s Talk About Love
52 Pino Daniele Dimmi Cosa Succede Sulla Terra
53 Rammstein Sehnsucht
54 Bjork Homogenic
55 Sarah Brightman Timeless
56 Enya Paint The Sky With Stars
57 Celine Dion Live A Paris
58 Wolfgang Petry Alles
59 Supertramp Some Things Never Change
60 Patricia Kaas Dans Ma Chair
61 Genesis Calling All Stations
62 John Fogerty Blue Moon Swamp
63 The Offspring Ixnay On The Hombre
64 Jovanotti Lorenzo 1997-L’Albero
65 2 Be 3 Partir Un Jour
66 Paul McCartney Flaming Pie
67 Enigma Le Roi Est Mort, Vive Le Roil
68 Daft Punk Homework
69 Meredith Brooks Blurring The Edges
70 Rod Stewart If We Fall In Love Tonight
71 Beautiful South Blue Is The Colour
72 Lisa Stansfield Lisa Stanfield
73 Metallica Re-Load
74 Wolfgang Petry Nie Genug
75 Jean-Jacques Goldman En Passant
76 Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever
77 The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own Hole
78 Vaya Con Dios The Best Of Vaya Con Dios
79 Ligabue Su E Giu’Da Un Palco
80 Litfiba Mondi Sommersi
81 Mylene Farmer Live A Bercy
82 Bee Gees The Very Best Of The Bee Gees
83 Lighthouse Family Ocean Drive
84 Nana Nana
85 Soundtrack The Preacher’s Wife
86 Andre Rieu Strauss & Co
87 Bob Dylan Time Out Of Mind
88 Doc Gynecol Premie re Consultation
89 Andrea Bocelli Viaggio Italian
90 Michael Jacksonn HIStory-Past Present & Future Book I
91 Eric Gadd The Right Way
92 Eternal Before The Rain
93 IAM L’Ecole Du Micro DArgent
94 Bob Dylan The Best Of Bob Dylan
95 Robert Miles Dreamland
96 Suede Coming Up
97 Khaled Sahra
98 Ludo Dalla Canzoni
99 Laura Pausini La Cose Che Vivi
100 883 La Dura Legge Del Gol

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