Top 10 Best Selling Albums of All Time

For hundreds of years now, mankind has been singing and recording music. There are numerous music types such as pop, rock, classic, jazz, country etc.

Album can be defined as a collection of songs sung by one or more artists. A number of artists and music bands have left their marks in history by songs that attracted millions. Depending on the popularity of an album, one can easily compile a list of best-selling albums.

Instructions

  • 1

    Thriller

    Released on November 30, 1982, Thriller was produced by legendary singer Michael Jackson.

    Pop, rock and R&B are genres of this world famous album. It is claimed that 51-65 million copies of this album were sold all over the world.

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  • 2

    Back in Black

    Back in Black was released on July 25, 1980 and was recorded by the famous artist AC/DC.

    Hard rock and heavy metal are the genres of this album.

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  • 3

    The Dark Side of the Moon

    Released on March 1, 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon was Pink Floyd’s eighth studio album. The total recorded length of this rock album is 42 minutes and 59 seconds. An estimated 50 million copies of this album were sold across the globe.

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  • 4

    The Bodyguard

    Whitney Houston and a number of other artists took part in the production of this splendid pop album. It was released on November 17, 1992 and an estimated 45 million were sold all over the world.

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  • 5

    Bat Out of Hell

    Released on October 21, 1977, Bat Out of Hell is a music album of American rock musician Meat Loaf. An estimated 43 million copies of this album were sold worldwide.

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  • 6

    Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)

    Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) was released on February 17, 1976. It is the only compilation of rock album by the Eagles. It is claimed that 42 million copies of this album were sold worldwide.

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  • 7

    Saturday Night Fever

    Released on December 14, 1977, this pop and rock album did a business of $282,400,000 on the U.S Box Office.

    40 million copies of this album were sold across the globe.

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  • 8

    Rumours

    Produce by Fleetwood Mac, Rumours was released on February 4, 1977.

    40 million copies of Rumours were sold worldwide; soft rock being the genre of this studio album.

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  • 9

    Come On Over

    A splendid audio album by the Canadian singer Shania Twain, Come On Over was released November 4, 1997 in North America whereas the international version of this album was released on November 23, 1999.

    Country and pop are the genres of this album. It is claimed that 40 million copies of this album were sold.

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  • 10

    Led Zeppelin IV

    English rock band Led Zeppelin released their fourth album on November 8, 1971. The album was named Led Zeppelin IV. 37 million copies of this album were sold in different regions of the world.

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