Notes:
* All dates listed are 'week-ending' dates
* These tables chronologically list all the UK's number one albums, the date the album reached its peak position, the artist name, album title and the number of weeks it spent in the #1 slot.
Number 1 Albums - 1990s
1990
40227 JanChristiansColour1
re3 FebPhil Collins…But Seriously7
40324 MarSinead O'ConnorI Do Not Want What I Haven't Got1
40431 MarDavid BowieChangesbowie1
4057 AprCarpentersOnly Yesterday - Richard & Karen Carpenter's Greatest Hits2
40621 AprFleetwood MacBehind The Mask1
re28 AprCarpentersOnly Yesterday - Richard & Karen Carpenter's Greatest Hits5
4072 JunSoul II SoulVolume II (1990 A New Decade)3
40823 JunLuciano PavarottiThe Essential Pavarotti1
40930 JunNew Kids On The BlockStep By Step1
re7 JulLuciano PavarottiThe Essential Pavarotti3
41028 JulElton JohnSleeping With The Past5
4111 SepPrinceGrafitti Bridge1
4128 SepCarreras Domingo Pavarotti Orchestra Del Maggio Musical Fiorentino Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma Zubin MehtaIn Concert1
41315 SepGeorge MichaelListen Without Prejudice Volume 11
re22 SepCarreras Domingo Pavarotti Orchestra Del Maggio Musical Fiorentino Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma Zubin MehtaIn Concert4
41420 OctCharlatansSome Friendly1
41527 OctPaul SimonThe Rhythm Of The Saints2
41620 NovElton JohnThe Very Best Of Elton John2
41724 NovMadonnaThe Immaculate Collection9

1991
41826 JanEnigmaMCMCX A. D.1
4192 FebStingThe Soul Cages1
4209 FebJesus JonesDoubt1
42116 FebQueenInnuendo2
4222 MarOletaCircle Of One Adems1
4239 MarChris ReaAuberge1
42416 MarFarmSpartacus1
42523 MarR.E.M.Out Of Time1
42630 MarEurythmicsGreatest Hits9
4271 JunSealSeal3
re22 JunEurythmicsGreatest Hits1
42829 JunCherLove Hurts6
42910 AugLuciano PavarottiEssential Pavarotti II2
43024 AugMetallicaMetallica1
43131 AugLondon Stage CastJoseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat2
43214 SepPaul YoungFrom Time To Time - The Singles Collection1
43321 SepDire StraitsOn Every Street1
43428 SepGuns N' RosesUse Your Illusion II1
4355 OctBryan AdamsWaking Up The Neighbours1
43612 OctSimply RedStars2
43726 OctErasureChorus1
re22 NovSimply RedStars1
4389 NovQueenGreatest Hits II1
43916 NovEnyaShepherd Moons1
44023 NovGenesisWe Can't Dance1
44130 NovMichael JacksonDangerous1
re7 DecQueenGreatest Hits II4

1992
re4 JanSimply RedStars5
4428 FebWet Wet WetHigh On The Happy Side2
re22 FebSimply RedStars3
44314 MarMadnessDivine Madness3
4444 AprBruce SpringsteenHuman Touch1
44511 AprDef LeppardAdrenalize1
44618 AprAnnie LennoxDiva1
44725 AprRight Said FredUp1
4482 MayCureWish1
re9 MaySimply RedStars1
44916 MayCarter - The Unstoppable Sex Machine1992 - The Love Album1
45023 MayIron MaidenFear Of The Dark1
45130 MayMichael BallMichael Ball1
4526 JunLionel RichieBack To Front6
45318 JulOrbU.F. Orb1
45425 JulNeil DiamondThe Greatest Hits 1966-19923
45515 AugINXSWelcome To Wherever You Are1
re22 AugGenesisWe Can't Dance1
45629 AugSmithsBest…I1
4575 SepKylie MinogueKylie Greatest Hits1
45812 SepMike OldfieldTubular Bells II2
45926 SepBelinda CarlisleThe Best Of Belinda Volume I1
4603 OctAbbaGold - Greatest Hits1
46110 OctR.E.M.Automatic For The People1
46217 OctPrince & The New Power GenerationSymbol1
46324 OctSimple MindsGlittering Prize 81/923
46414 NovBon JoviKeep The Faith1
46521 NovCherCher's Greatest Hits: 1965-19921
46628 NovErasurePop! - The First 20 Hits2
re12 DecCherCher's Greatest Hits: 1965-19926

1993
46723 JanGenesisLive - The Way We Walk Volume 2: The Longs2
4686 FebLittle AngelsJam1
46913 FebCultPure Cult1
47020 FebBuddy Holly & The CricketsWords Of Love1
47127 FebEast 17Walthamstow1
re6 MarAnnie LennoxDiva1
47213 MarLenny KravitzAre You Gonna Go My Way2
47327 MarHot ChocolateTheir Greatest Hits1
4743 AprDepeche ModeSongs Of Faith And Devotion1
47510 AprSuedeSuede1
47617 AprDavid BowieBlack Tie White Noise1
re24 AprR.E.M.Automatic For The People1
4771 MayCliff RichardCliff Richard - The Album1
re8 MayR.E.M.Automatic For The People1
47815 MayNew OrderRepublic1
re22 MayR.E.M.Automatic For The People1
47929 MayJanet JacksonJanet2
48012 JunTwo UnlimitedNo Limits1
48119 JunTina TurnerWhat's Love Got To Do With It (OST)1
48226 JunJamiroquaiEmergency On Planet Earth3
48317 JulU2Zooropa1
48424 JulUB40Promises And Lies7
48511 SepMariah CareyMusic Box1
48618 SepMeat LoafBat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell1
48725 SepNirvanaIn Utero1
re2 OctMeat LoafBat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell1
4889 OctPet Shop BoysVery1
re16 OctMeat LoafBat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell1
48923 OctTake ThatEverything Changes1
re30 OctMeat LoafBat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell3
49020 NovPhil CollinsBoth Sides1
re27 NovMeat LoafBat Out Of Hell II - Back Into Hell5

1994
4911 JanDiana RossOne Woman - The Ultimate Collection1
re8 JanTake ThatEverything Changes1
49215 JanBryan AdamsSo Far So Good1
re22 JanDiana RossOne Woman - The Ultimate Collection1
49329 JanChaka Demus & PliersTease Me2
49412 FebTori AmosUnder The Pink1
49519 FebEnigmaThe Cross Of Changes1
re26 FebMariah CareyMusic Box4
49626 MarMorrisseyVauxhall And I1
re2 AprMariah CareyMusic Box1
4979 AprPink FloydThe Division Bell4
4987 MayBlurParklife1
49914 MayDeacon BlueOur Town - The Greatest Hits Of Deacon Blue2
50028 MayErasureI Say I Say I Say1
5014 JunSealSeal         [this is a different album from 411 but has the same title] 2
50218 JunTwo UnlimitedReal Things1
50325 JunCranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?1
5042 JulAce Of BaseHappy Nation2
50516 JulProdigyMusic For The Jilted Generation1
50623 JulRolling StonesVoodoo Lounge1
50730 JulWet Wet WetEnd Of Part One (Their Greatest Hits)4
50827 AugPrinceCome1
re3 SepWet Wet WetEnd Of Part One (Their Greatest Hits)1
50910 SepOasisDefinitely Maybe1
51017 SepCarreras Domingo Pavarotti With Orchestra Conducted By Zubin MehtaThe Three Tenors In Concert 19941
51124 SepEric ClaptonFrom The Cradle1
5121 OctLuther VandrossSongs1
5138 OctR.E.M.Monster2
51422 OctBon JoviCross Road - The Best Of Bon Jovi3
51512 NovNirvanaUnplugged In New York1
re19 NovBon JoviCross Road - The Best Of Bon Jovi2
5163 DecBeautiful SouthCarry On Up The Charts - The Best Of The Beautiful South1
51710 DecBeatlesLive At The BBC1
re17 DecBeautiful SouthCarry On Up The Charts - The Best Of The Beautiful South6

1995
51828 JanCeline DionThe Colour Of My Love6
51911 MarBruce SpringsteenGreatest Hits1
52018 MarAnnie LennoxMedusa1
52125 MarElasticaElastica1
re1 AprCeline DionThe Colour Of My Love1
5228 AprBoo RadleysWake Up!1
re15 AprBruce SpringsteenGreatest Hits1
52322 AprWet Wet WetPicture This3
52413 MayTake ThatNobody Else2
52527 MayPaul WellerStanley Road1
5263 JunAlison MoyetSingles1
52710 JunPink FloydPulse2
52824 JunMichael JacksonHistory - Past, Present And Future, Book 11
5291 JulBon JoviThese Days4
53029 JulSupergrassI Should Coco3
53119 AugBlack GrapeIt's Great When You're Straight…Yeah2
5322 SepBoyzoneSaid And Done1
5339 SepCharlatansThe Charlatans1
53416 SepLevellersZeitgeist1
53523 SepBlurThe Great Escape2
5367 OctMariah CareyDaydream1
53714 OctOasis(What's The Story) Morning Glory?1
53821 OctSimply RedLife3
53911 NovPulpDifferent Class1
54018 NovQueenMade In Heaven1
54125 NovRobson & JeromeRobson & Jerome7

1996
re13 JanOasis(What's The Story) Morning Glory?6
54224 FebBluetonesExpecting To Fly1
re2 MarOasis(What's The Story) Morning Glory?3
54323 MarCeline DionFalling Into You1
54430 MarBeatlesAnthology 21
5456 AprTake ThatGreatest Hits4
5464 MayAlanis MorissetteJagged Little Pill2
54718 MayAsh19771
54825 MayGeorge MichaelOlder3
54915 JunMetallicaLoad1
55022 JunBryan Adams18 Til I Die1
re29 JunAlanis MorissetteJagged Little Pill1
5516 JulCrowded HouseRecurring Dream - The Very Best Of Crowded House2
re20 JulAlanis MorissetteJagged Little Pill8
55214 SepSuedeComing Up1
55321 SepR.E.M.New Adventures In Hi-Fi1
55428 SepKula ShakerK2
55512 OctPeter AndreNatural1
55619 OctSimply RedGreatest Hits2
5572 NovBeautiful SouthBlue Is The Colour1
5589 NovBoyzoneA Different Beat1
55916 NovSpice GirlsSpice1
56023 NovRobson & JeromeTake Two2
re7 DecSpice GirlsSpice8

1997
5611 FebMadonna & Various ArtistsEvita (OST)1
5628 FebReefGlow1
56315 FebTexasWhite On Blonde1
56422 FebBlurBlur1
5651 MarMansunAttack Of The Grey Lantern1
re8 MarSpice GirlsSpice1
56615 MarU2Pop1
re22 MarSpice GirlsSpice4
56719 AprChemical BrothersDig Your Own Hole1
56826 AprDepeche ModeUltra1
5693 MayCharlatansTellin' Stories2
re17 MaySpice GirlsSpice1
57024 MayMichael JacksonBlood On The Dance Floor - History In The Mix2
5717 JunGary BarlowOpen Road1
57214 JunWu-Tang ClanWu-Tang Forever1
57321 JunHansonMiddle Of Nowhere1
57428 JunRadioheadOK Computer2
57512 JulProdigyThe Fat Of The Land6
re23 AugTexasWhite On Blonde1
57630 AugOasisBe Here Now4
57727 SepOcean Colour SceneMarchin' Already1
re4 OctOasisBe Here Now1
57811 OctVerveUrban Hymns5
57915 NovSpice GirlsSpiceworld2
58029 NovCeline DionLet's Talk About Love2
re13 DecSpice GirlsSpiceworld1
re20 DecCeline DionLet's Talk About Love2

1998
re3 JanVerveUrban Hymns6
58114 FebMusic Composed And Conducted By James HornerTitanic (OST)1
re21 FebVerveUrban Hymns1
re28 FebMusic Composed And Conducted By James HornerTitanic (OST)2
58214 MarMadonnaRay Of Light2
re28 MarCeline DionLet's Talk About Love1
5834 AprJamesThe Best Of James1
58411 AprPulpThis Is Hardcore1
58518 AprRobbie WilliamsLife Thru A Lens2
5862 MayMassive AttackMezzanine2
58716 MayCatatoniaInternational Velvet1
58823 MayGarbageVersion 2.01
58930 MaySimply RedBlue1
5906 JunBoyzoneWhere We Belong1
re13 JunSimply RedBlue1
59120 JunEmbraceThe Good Will Out1
59227 JunCorrsTalk On Corners1
5934 JulFiveFive1
re11 JulCorrsTalk On Corners1
59418 JulBeastie BoysHello Nasty1
59525 JulJane McDonaldJane McDonald3
re15 AugCorrsTalk On Corners3
re5 SepBoyzoneWhere We Belong2
re19 SepCorrsTalk On Corners1
59626 SepManic Street PreachersThis Is My Truth Tell Me Yours3
59717 OctPhil CollinsHits1
59824 OctBeautiful SouthQuench2
5997 NovRobbie WilliamsI've Been Expecting You1
60014 NovU2The Best Of 1980-1990 & B-Sides1
60121 NovGeorge MichaelLadies & Gentlemen - The Best Of George Michael8

1999
re16 JanRobbie WilliamsI've Been Expecting You1
60223 JanFatboy SlimYou've Come A Long Way, Baby4
re20 FebRobbie WilliamsI've Been Expecting You1
re27 FebCorrsTalk On Corners3
60320 MarStereophonicsPerformance And Cocktails1
60427 MarBlur132
re10 AprCorrsTalk On Corners1
re17 AprAbbaGold - Greatest Hits1
60524 AprCatatoniaEqually Cursed And Blessed1
re1 MayAbbaGold - Greatest Hits2
60615 MaySuedeHead Music1
60722 MayTexasHush1
re29 MayAbbaGold - Greatest Hits2
60812 JunBoyzoneBy Request2
60926 JunJamiroquaiSynkronized1
6103 JulChemical BrothersSurrender1
re10 JulBoyzoneBy Request7
61128 AugTravisThe Man Who2
61211 SepShania TwainCome On Over3
6132 OctLeftfieldRhythm And Stealth1
6149 OctTom JonesReload1
re16 OctShania TwainCome On Over3
6156 NovStepsSteptacular3
61627 NovCeline DionAll The Way…A Decade Of Songs1
re4 DecStepsSteptacular1
re11 DecShania TwainCome On Over5