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LIONEL RICHIE CAN'T SLOW DOWN MOTOWN December 19, 1985 ALBUM 10

LIONEL RICHIE

Title: CAN'T SLOW DOWN

Label: MOTOWN

Certification Date: December 19, 1985

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

HAMMER PLEASE HAMMER DON'T HURT 'EM CAPITOL April 15, 1991 ALBUM 10

HAMMER

Title: PLEASE HAMMER DON'T HURT 'EM

Label: CAPITOL

Certification Date: April 15, 1991

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

SOUNDTRACK DIRTY DANCING RCA January 24, 1994 ALBUM 11

SOUNDTRACK

Title: DIRTY DANCING

Label: RCA

Certification Date: January 24, 1994

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 11

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN BORN IN THE U.S.A. COLUMBIA April 19, 1995 ALBUM 15

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

Title: BORN IN THE U.S.A.

Label: COLUMBIA

Certification Date: April 19, 1995

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 15

U2 THE JOSHUA TREE ISLAND September 11, 1995 ALBUM 10

U2

Title: THE JOSHUA TREE

Label: ISLAND

Certification Date: September 11, 1995

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

SOUNDTRACK THE LION KING DISNEYLAND September 13, 1995 ALBUM 10

SOUNDTRACK

Title: THE LION KING

Label: DISNEYLAND

Certification Date: September 13, 1995

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

BON JOVI SLIPPERY WHEN WET MERCURY October 10, 1995 ALBUM 12

BON JOVI

Title: SLIPPERY WHEN WET

Label: MERCURY

Certification Date: October 10, 1995

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 12

ERIC CLAPTON UNPLUGGED REPRISE May 16, 1996 ALBUM 10

ERIC CLAPTON

Title: UNPLUGGED

Label: REPRISE

Certification Date: May 16, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION PURPLE RAIN (SOUNDTRACK) WARNER BROS. May 16, 1996 ALBUM 13

PRINCE & THE REVOLUTION

Title: PURPLE RAIN (SOUNDTRACK)

Label: WARNER BROS.

Certification Date: May 16, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 13

BOYZ II MEN II MOTOWN June 13, 1996 ALBUM 12

BOYZ II MEN

Title: II

Label: MOTOWN

Certification Date: June 13, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 12

DOOBIE BROTHERS BEST OF THE DOOBIES WARNER BROS. August 7, 1996 ALBUM 10

DOOBIE BROTHERS

Title: BEST OF THE DOOBIES

Label: WARNER BROS.

Certification Date: August 7, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

JAMES TAYLOR JAMES TAYLOR'S GREATEST HITS WARNER BROS. August 7, 1996 ALBUM 11

JAMES TAYLOR

Title: JAMES TAYLOR'S GREATEST HITS

Label: WARNER BROS.

Certification Date: August 7, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 11

VAN HALEN VAN HALEN WARNER BROS. August 7, 1996 ALBUM 10

VAN HALEN

Title: VAN HALEN

Label: WARNER BROS.

Certification Date: August 7, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

ZZ TOP ELIMINATOR WARNER BROS. August 7, 1996 ALBUM 10

ZZ TOP

Title: ELIMINATOR

Label: WARNER BROS.

Certification Date: August 7, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

GEORGE MICHAEL FAITH COLUMBIA December 20, 1996 ALBUM 10

GEORGE MICHAEL

Title: FAITH

Label: COLUMBIA

Certification Date: December 20, 1996

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

THE BEATLES SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND CAPITOL January 10, 1997 ALBUM 11

THE BEATLES

Title: SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND

Label: CAPITOL

Certification Date: January 10, 1997

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 11

KENNY ROGERS KENNY ROGERS' GREATEST HITS LIBERTY August 27, 1997 ALBUM 12

KENNY ROGERS

Title: KENNY ROGERS' GREATEST HITS

Label: LIBERTY

Certification Date: August 27, 1997

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 12

ELTON JOHN CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997 / SOMETHING.YOU LOOK TONIGHT ROCKET October 9, 1997 SINGLE 11

ELTON JOHN

Title: CANDLE IN THE WIND 1997/SOMETHING.YOU LOOK TONIGHT

Label: ROCKET

Certification Date: October 9, 1997

Format: SINGLE

Certified Units: 11

MARIAH CAREY MUSIC BOX COLUMBIA November 5, 1997 ALBUM 10

MARIAH CAREY

Title: MUSIC BOX

Label: COLUMBIA

Certification Date: November 5, 1997

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

MADONNA LIKE A VIRGIN SIRE May 21, 1998 ALBUM 10

MADONNA

Title: LIKE A VIRGIN

Label: SIRE

Certification Date: May 21, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

PINK FLOYD DARK SIDE OF THE MOON HARVEST June 4, 1998 ALBUM 15

PINK FLOYD

Title: DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

Label: HARVEST

Certification Date: June 4, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 15

KENNY G BREATHLESS ARISTA June 18, 1998 ALBUM 12

KENNY G

Title: BREATHLESS

Label: ARISTA

Certification Date: June 18, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 12

ALANIS MORISSETTE JAGGED LITTLE PILL MAVERICK July 29, 1998 ALBUM 16

ALANIS MORISSETTE

Title: JAGGED LITTLE PILL

Label: MAVERICK

Certification Date: July 29, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 16

DEF LEPPARD HYSTERIA MERCURY August 17, 1998 ALBUM 12

DEF LEPPARD

Title: HYSTERIA

Label: MERCURY

Certification Date: August 17, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 12

GARTH BROOKS ROPIN' THE WIND CAPITOL September 23, 1998 ALBUM 14

GARTH BROOKS

Title: ROPIN' THE WIND

Label: CAPITOL

Certification Date: September 23, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 14

GARTH BROOKS THE HITS LIBERTY November 11, 1998 ALBUM 10

GARTH BROOKS

Title: THE HITS

Label: LIBERTY

Certification Date: November 11, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

MARIAH CAREY DAYDREAM COLUMBIA December 18, 1998 ALBUM 10

MARIAH CAREY

Title: DAYDREAM

Label: COLUMBIA

Certification Date: December 18, 1998

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

PINK FLOYD THE WALL COLUMBIA January 29, 1999 ALBUM 23

PINK FLOYD

Title: THE WALL

Label: COLUMBIA

Certification Date: January 29, 1999

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 23

NO DOUBT TRAGIC KINGDOM TRAUMA/INTERSCOPE February 5, 1999 ALBUM 10

NO DOUBT

Title: TRAGIC KINGDOM

Label: TRAUMA / INTERSCOPE

Certification Date: February 5, 1999

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10

GREEN DAY DOOKIE REPRISE February 8, 1999 ALBUM 10

GREEN DAY

Title: DOOKIE

Label: REPRISE

Certification Date: February 8, 1999

Format: ALBUM

Certified Units: 10