Ever since humans mastered the art of recording music performances, albums have become incredibly important. As music has become part and parcel of our daily lives, acquiring it has been easened with digitals sales and streams. Out of the concert hall and the broadcast studio, people are able to acquire music to their taste at their convenience. This list is based on total certified units sold. The requirements of certified units are designed to avoid inflated sales figures, which are frequently practiced by record companies for promotional purposes.
Here are the top 20 best-selling albums in history.
Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971 – 1975
Back in Black
Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II
Led Zeppelin IV
Cracked Rear View
Hootie & The Blowfish
Come on Over
Appetite for Destruction
Guns N’ Roses
The Bodyguard (Soundtrack)
The Beatles 1967 – 1970
Jagged Little Pill
Saturday Night Fever (Soundtrack)