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25 Best-Selling Albums of All Time

The music industry is so competitive that most artists are lucky to ever cut an album; to have a top-selling album is an amazing accomplishment. Below, you will find the 25 best-selling albums of all time.

1. Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, Eagles

2. Thriller, Michael Jackson

3. Led Zeppelin IV, Led Zeppelin

4. The Wall, Pink Floyd

5. Back in Black, AC/DC

6. Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II, Billy Joel

7. Double Live, Garth Brooks

8. Come on Over, Shania Twain

9. The Beatles, The Beatles

10. Rumours, Fleetwood Mac

11. Boston, Boston

12. The Bodyguard (soundtrack), Whitney Houston/

Various Artists

13. The Beatles 1967-1970, The Beatles

14. No Fences, Garth Brooks

15. Hotel California, Eagles

16. Cracked Rear View, Hootie & The Blowfish

17. Greatest Hits, Elton John

18. Physical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin

19. Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette

20. The Beatles 1962-1966, The Beatles

21. Saturday Night Fever (soundtrack), Bee Gees/Various Artists

22. Appetite for Destruction, Guns N' Roses

23. Dark Side of the Moon, Pink Floyd

24. Supernatural, Santana

25. Born in the U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen

Source: Recording Industry Association of America


Helen Davies, Marjorie Dorfman, Mary Fons, Deborah Hawkins, Martin Hintz, Linnea Lundgren, David Priess, Julia Clark Robinson, Paul Seaburn, Heidi Stevens, and Steve Theunissen