Best-selling albums in Europe in 1998

The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 1998 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 — December 19, 1998). The most successful album of the 1998 was Let’s Talk About Love by Celine Dion with sales more 6 million copies. This year Let’s Talk About Love was certified IFPI Europe 9x Platinum for sales 9 million copies, making it on of the best selling album of decade in Europe.

Top 100 albums in Europe – 1998

Note: the Hot 100 and the Top 100 are compliled from the period weeks 1-50, 1998.

Rank Artist Album
1 Celine Dion Let’s Talk About Love
2 Soundtrack Titanic
3 Madonna Ray Of Light
4 Eros Ramazzotti Eros
5 Aqua Aquarium
6 The Verve Urban Hymns
7 Modern Talking Back For Good
8 Spice Girls Spiceworld
9 The Corrs Talk On Corners
10 Natalie Imbruglia Left Of The Middle
11 Era Era Mercury
12 Lighthouse Family Postcards From Heaven
13 Savage Garden Savage Garden
14 All Saints All Saints
15 Backstreet Boys Backstreet’s Back
16 Andrea Bocelli Romanza Sugar
17 Phil Collins Hits
18 Simply Red Blue
19 Janet Jackson The Velvet Rope
20 Eric Clapton Pilgrim
21 Ricky Martin Vuelve Tristar
22 Massive Attack Mezzanine Circa
23 U2 The Best Of 1980 – 1990 / B Sides
24 Enya Paint The Sky With Stars
25 Boyzone Where We Belong
26 Robbie Williams Life Thru A Lens
27 Smashing Pumpkins Adore
28 Lenny Kravitz 5
29 Alanis Morissette Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie
30 Louise Attaque Louise Attaque Atmospheriques
31 Depeche Mode Singles ’86 – ’98
32 Garbage Version 2.0
33 Bee Gees Live: One Night Only
34 Beastie Boys Hello Nasty
35 Celine Dion S’Il Suffisait D’Aimer
36 R.E.M. Up
37 Florent Pagny Savoir Aimer
38 George Michael Ladies & Gentlemen, The Best Of George Michael
39 Original Cast Notre Dame De Paris Pomme
40 Pearl Jam Yield
41 Eagle-Eye Cherry Desireless Superstudio
42 Falco Out Of The Dark (Into The Light)
43 Dire Straits Sultans Of Swing – The Very Best Of
44 Herbert Gronemeyer Bleibt Alles Anders
45 Lara Fabian Pure
46 Bryan Adams Unplugged
47 Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
48 Pur M-chtig Viel Theater
49 Will Smith Big Willie Style
50 Die Arzte 13
51 Metallica Re-Load
52 Catatonia International Velvet
53 Soundtrack City Of Angels
54 Anouk Together Alone Dino
55 Manic Street Preachers This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours
56 Soundtrack Back To Titanic
57 Mina & Adrian Celentano Mina & Adrian Celentano
58 Westernhagen Radio Maria
59 Frank Sinatra My Way – The Best Of Vol 1
60 Five Five
61 Alejandro Sanz Mas
62 Andrea Bocelli Aria – The Opera Album
63 Soundtrack Grease
64 Aaron Carter Aaron Carter
65 Texas White On Blonde
66 Eternal Greatest Hits
67 Vonda Shepard Songs From Ally McBeat
68 Radiohead OK Computer
69 Brandy Never Say Never
70 Vasco Rossi Canzoni Per Me
71 Sheryl Crow The Globe Sessions
72 Soundtrack Armageddon
73 Renato Zero Amore Dopo Amore Fonopoli
74 Robbie Williams I’ve Been Expecting You
75 Des’ree Supernatural
76 John Lennon Lennon Legend
77 The Rolling Stones Bridges To Babylon
78 Guano Apes Proud Like A God
79 Sting & The Police The Best Of Sting & The Police
80 Manau Panique Celtique
81 Various Artists VH-1 Divas Live
82 Emma Shapplin Carmine Meo
83 Wolfgang Petry Alles
84 Ace Of Base Flowers Mega
85 Wham! The Best Of Wham!
86 Nek In Due
87 The Mavericks Trampoline
88 Marilyn Manson Mechanical Animals
89 Julio Iglesias My Life
90 Peter Maffay Begegnungen
91 Beautiful South Quench
92 Xarier Naidoo Nicht Von Dieser Welt
93 Soundtrack The Full Monty
94 Pino Daniele Yes! I Know My Way
95 Gloria Estefan Gloria!
96 Wes Welenga Saint George
97 Chris Rea The Blue Cafe
98 Shania Twain Come On Over
99 Propellerheads Decksandrumsandrockandroll
100 883 Gli Anni

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