Best selling artists, albums and singles of all-time

Céline Dion

Tracks Ranking – CSPC – Overall sales

This list is about the most successful songs of all time (understand “which have generated the most sales”). The figures are given in EAS (equivalent album sales).

Please keep in mind that some artists are missing, because their analysis has not been done yet. The complete list is available here. All figures reflect the value as collected at the time of the artist’s respective articles.

1. 1997 – Céline DionMy Heart Will Go On [Titanic / Let’s Talk About Love]63,040,000
2. 1976 – EaglesHotel California [Hotel California]51,840,000
3. 1982 – Michael JacksonBillie Jean [Thriller]41,890,000
4. 1970 – Derek and the DominosLayla [Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs]37,070,000
5. 1992 – Whitney HoustonI Will Always Love You [The Bodyguard]33,620,000
6. 1983 – The PoliceEvery Breath You Take [Synchronicity]32,690,000
7. 1975 – QueenBohemian Rhapsody [A Night at the Opera]32,240,000
8. 1977 – Bee GeesStayin’ Alive [Saturday Night Fever]31,660,000
9. 1964 – Simon & GarfunkelThe Sound of Silence [Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. / Sounds of Silence]28,800,000
10. 1961 – Elvis PresleyCan’t Help Falling in Love [Blue Hawaii]27,580,000
11. 1981 – JourneyDon’t Stop Believin’ [Escape]27,230,000
12. 1982 – Michael JacksonBeat It [Thriller]27,160,000
13. 1971 – Led ZeppelinStairway To Heaven [Led Zeppelin IV]26,870,000
14. 1971 – Rod StewartMaggie May [Every Picture Tells a Story]26,510,000
15. 1976 – ABBADancing Queen [Arrival]25,090,000
16. 1981 – Phil CollinsIn the Air Tonight [Face Value]25,090,000
17. 1986 – Bon JoviLivin’ on a Prayer [Slippery When Wet]24,250,000
18. 1987 – U2With Or Without You [The Joshua Tree]23,910,000
19. 1972 – Deep PurpleSmoke on the Water [Machine Head]23,630,000
20. 1982 – Michael JacksonThriller [Thriller]23,430,000
21. 1981 – Queen & David BowieUnder Pressure [Hot Space]23,080,000
22. 1975 – Pink FloydWish You Were Here [Wish You Were Here]22,260,000
23. 1980 – QueenAnother One Bites the Dust [The Game]22,170,000
24. 1970 – SantanaBlack Magic Woman / Gypsy Queen [Abraxas]22,070,000
25. 1980 – AC/DCBack in Black [Back in Black]21,680,000
26. 1978 – Dire StraitsSultans of Swing [Dire Straits]20,880,000
27. 1991 – Bryan Adams(Everything I Do) I Do It for You [Waking Up the Neighbours / Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves]20,820,000
28. 1971 – John LennonImagine [Imagine]20,770,000
29. 1984 – Bryan AdamsSummer of ’69 [Reckless]20,670,000
30. 1996 – Spice GirlsWannabe [Spice]20,670,000
31. 1976 – Fleetwood MacGo Your Own Way [Rumours]19,980,000
32. 1987 – Whitney HoustonI Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) [Whitney]19,630,000
33. 1989 – Phil CollinsAnother Day in Paradise […But Seriously]19,230,000
34. 1999 – Backstreet BoysI Want It That Way [Millennium]19,200,000
35. 1987 – Guns N’ RosesSweet Child O’ Mine [Appetite for Destruction]19,070,000
36. 1968 – Simon & GarfunkelMrs. Robinson [Bookends]18,990,000
37. 1970 – Elton JohnYour Song [Elton John]18,940,000
38. 1991 – Michael JacksonBlack or White [Dangerous]18,860,000
39. 1991 – R.E.M.Losing My Religion [Out of Time]18,770,000
40. 1972 – EaglesTake It Easy [Eagles]18,700,000
41. 1957 – Elvis PresleyJailhouse Rock [Jailhouse Rock]18,700,000
42. 1980 – AC/DCYou Shook Me All Night Long [Back in Black]18,560,000
43. 1989 – MadonnaLike A Prayer [Like A Prayer]18,550,000
44. 1998 – Britney Spears…Baby One More Time […Baby One More Time]18,370,000
45. 1990 – Garth BrooksFriends In Low Places [No Fences]18,260,000
46. 1978 – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-JohnYou’re the One That I Want [Grease]17,980,000
47. 1979 – AC/DCHighway to Hell [Highway to Hell]17,950,000
48. 1976 – BostonMore Than a Feeling [Boston]17,890,000
49. 1991 – NirvanaSmells Like Teen Spirit [Nevermind]17,650,000
50. 1970 – Black SabbathParanoid [Paranoid]17,330,000
51. 1968 – Jimi Hendrix ExperienceAll Along the Watchtower [Electric Ladyland]17,330,000
52. 1957 – Elvis PresleyBlue Christmas [Elvis’ Christmas Album]17,310,000
53. 1975 – AerosmithWalk This Way [Toys in the Attic]17,270,000
54. 1986 – Bon JoviYou Give Love a Bad Name [Slippery When Wet]17,050,000
55. 1983 – U2Sunday Bloody Sunday [War]16,990,000
56. 1979 – Pink FloydAnother Brick in the Wall (Part II) [The Wall]16,700,000
57. 1977 – QueenWe Will Rock You [News of the World]16,650,000
58. 1988 – Tracy ChapmanFast Car [Tracy Chapman]16,650,000
59. 1996 – Céline DionBecause You Loved Me [Falling Into You]16,540,000
60. 1991 – Red Hot Chili PeppersUnder the Bridge [Blood Sugar Sex Magik]16,160,000
61. 1966 – The Rolling StonesPaint It Black [Aftermath]16,120,000
62. 2002 – EminemLose Yourself [8 Mile]16,090,000
63. 1995 – Alanis MorissetteIronic [Jagged Little Pill]16,060,000
64. 1963 – The BeatlesI Want to Hold Your Hand [Meet The Beatles!]15,980,000
65. 1970 – The BeatlesLet It Be [Let It Be]15,940,000
66. 1983 – Van HalenJump [1984]15,670,000
67. 1978 – QueenDon’t Stop Me Now [Jazz]15,660,000
68. 1977 – Bee GeesHow Deep Is Your Love [Saturday Night Fever]15,600,000
69. 1984 – Prince and the RevolutionsPurple Rain [Purple Rain]15,570,000
70. 1977 – Eric ClaptonWonderful Tonight [Slowhand]15,500,000
71. 1995 – No DoubtDon’t Speak [Tragic Kingdom]15,490,000
72. 1978 – Bob MarleyIs This Love [Kaya]15,470,000
73. 1990 – AC/DCThunderstruck [The Razors Edge]15,460,000
74. 1973 – Billy JoelPiano Man [Piano Man]15,460,000
75. 1967 – CreamSunshine of Your Love [Disraeli Gears]15,390,000
76. 1994 – The CranberriesZombie [No Need to Argue]15,370,000
77. 2011 – AdeleSomeone Like You [21]15,360,000
78. 1977 – Fleetwood MacDreams [Rumours]15,350,000
79. 1973 – AerosmithDream On [Aerosmith]15,240,000
80. 1984 – MadonnaLike A Virgin [Like A Virgin]15,210,000
81. 1976 – QueenSomebody to Love [A Day at Races]15,140,000
82. 1975 – ABBAMamma Mia [ABBA]15,140,000
83. 1965 – The Rolling Stones(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction [Out Of Our Heads]15,140,000
84. 1997 – Backstreet BoysEverybody (Backstreet’s Back) [Backstreet’s Back]15,130,000
85. 1991 – U2One [Achtung Baby]15,100,000
86. 1985 – Dire StraitsMoney for Nothing [Brothers in Arms]15,080,000
87. 1969 – Led ZeppelinWhole Lotta Love [Led Zeppelin II]15,000,000
88. 2000 – U2Beautiful Day [All That You Can’t Leave Behind]14,980,000
89. 1972 – Elton JohnRocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time) [Honky Château]14,970,000
90. 1995 – OasisWonderwall [(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?]14,920,000
91. 1998 – CherBelieve [Believe]14,850,000
92. 1978 – Rod StewartDa Ya Think I’m Sexy? [Blondes Have More Fun]14,810,000
93. 1984 – Bruce SpringsteenBorn in the U.S.A. [Born in the U.S.A.]14,800,000
94. 1991 – MetallicaNothing Else Matters [Metallica]14,620,000
95. 1992 – Eric ClaptonTears in Heaven [Rush]14,590,000
96. 1991 – MetallicaEnter Sandman [Metallica]14,510,000
97. 1987 – Michael JacksonMan in the Mirror [Bad]14,390,000
98. 1983 – Billy JoelUptown Girl [An Innocent Man]14,350,000
99. 1982 – Phil CollinsYou Can’t Hurry Love [Hello, I Must Be Going!]14,310,000
100. 1974 – Barbra StreisandThe Way We Were [The Way We Were]14,230,000
101. 1965 – Bob DylanLike a Rolling Stone [Highway 61 Revisited]14,220,000
102. 1994 – Mariah CareyAll I Want For Christmas Is You [Merry Christmas]14,190,000
103. 1986 – MadonnaLa Isla Bonita [True Blue]14,160,000
104. 1967 – The DoorsLight My Fire [The Doors]14,150,000
105. 1973 – Pink FloydMoney [The Dark Side of the Moon]14,130,000
106. 1993 – Mariah CareyHero [Music Box]14,130,000
107. 2000 – Britney SpearsOops!… I Did It Again [Oops!… I Did It Again]14,090,000
108. 1991 – NirvanaCome As You Are [Nevermind]14,070,000
109. 1981 – The Rolling StonesStart Me Up [Tattoo You]13,990,000
110. 1967 – Jimi Hendrix ExperiencePurple Haze [Are You Experienced]13,950,000
111. 1969 – Elvis PresleySuspicious Minds [Orphan]13,880,000
112. 2010 – AdeleRolling In The Deep [21]13,810,000
113. 1987 – U2I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For [The Joshua Tree]13,740,000
114. 1979 – Michael JacksonDon’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough [Off the Wall]13,630,000
115. 1997 – Shania TwainMan! I Feel Like a Woman! [Come On Over]13,600,000
116. 1991 – Guns N’ RosesNovember Rain [Use Your Illusion I]13,580,000
117. 1970 – Creedence Clearwater RevivalHave You Ever Seen The Rain [Pendulum]13,560,000
118. 1984 – Bruce SpringsteenDancing in the Dark [Born in the U.S.A.]13,530,000
119. 1980 – Barbra StreisandWoman in Love [Guilty]13,440,000
120. 1969 – The BeatlesCome Together [Abbey Road]13,340,000
121. 1965 – The BeatlesYesterday [Help!]13,320,000
122. 1969 – Creedence Clearwater RevivalFortunate Son [Willy And The Poor Boys]13,240,000
123. 1993 – Céline DionThe Power of Love [The Colour Of My Love]13,230,000
124. 1993 – Meat Loaf ft. Lorraine CrosbyI’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) [Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell]13,140,000
125. 1984 – George MichaelCareless Whisper [Make It Big]13,110,000
126. 1973 – Elton JohnBennie and the Jets [Goodbye Yellow Brick Road]13,020,000
127. 1984 – QueenI Want to Break Free [The Works]12,960,000
128. 1994 – Green DayBasket Case [Dookie]12,960,000
129. 1985 – Dire StraitsWalk of Life [Brothers in Arms]12,880,000
130. 1987 – Michael JacksonSmooth Criminal [Bad]12,800,000
131. 1971 – The DoorsRiders on the Storm [L.A. Woman]12,710,000
132. 1968 – The Rolling StonesSympathy For The Devil [Beggars Banquet]12,700,000
133. 1968 – The BeatlesHey Jude [Orphan]12,600,000
134. 1977 – QueenWe Are the Champions [News of the World]12,570,000
135. 1984 – MadonnaMaterial Girl [Like A Virgin]12,550,000
136. 1967 – The DoorsBreak On Through (To the Other Side) [The Doors]12,460,000
137. 1972 – Stevie WonderSuperstition [Talking Book]12,440,000
138. 1996 – Céline DionIt’s All Coming Back to Me Now [Falling Into You]12,420,000
139. 1999 – Santana ft. Rob ThomasSmooth [Supernatural]12,410,000
140. 1969 – The BeatlesHere Comes the Sun [Abbey Road]12,220,000
141. 1995 – Mariah CareyAlways Be My Baby [Daydream]12,220,000
142. 1969 – Simon & GarfunkelThe Boxer [Bridge over Troubled Water]12,140,000
143. 1979 – SupertrampThe Logical Song [Breakfast in America]12,140,000
144. 1987 – Michael JacksonThe Way You Make Me Feel [Bad]12,100,000
145. 1969 – The Jackson 5I Want You Back [Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5]12,100,000
146. 1978 – The Rolling StonesBeast Of Burden [Some Girls]12,080,000
147. 2000 – Linkin ParkIn The End [Hybrid Theory]12,040,000
148. 1987 – George MichaelFaith [Faith]11,890,000
149. 1976 – Barbra StreisandEvergreen [A Star Is Born]11,890,000
150. 1970 – Simon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water [Bridge over Troubled Water]11,800,000
151. 1990 – MadonnaVogue [I’m Breathless]11,790,000
152. 1977 – Meat LoafParadise by the Dashboard Light [Bat Out of Hell]11,600,000
153. 2000 – EminemThe Real Slim Shady [The Marshall Mathers LP]11,590,000
154. 1989 – Garth BrooksThe Dance [Garth Brooks]11,580,000
155. 1992 – Whitney HoustonI Have Nothing [The Bodyguard]11,570,000
156. 1987 – Guns N’ RosesWelcome to the Jungle [Appetite for Destruction]11,530,000
157. 1978 – The PoliceRoxanne [Outlandos d’Amour]11,510,000
158. 2000 – Bon JoviIt’s My Life [Crush]11,490,000
159. 1969 – Creedence Clearwater RevivalBad Moon Rising [Green River]11,460,000
160. 1993 – Mariah CareyWithout You [Music Box]11,440,000
161. 1985 – Whitney HoustonHow Will I Know [Whitney Houston]11,350,000
162. 1973 – Paul McCartney & WingsBand on the Run [Band on the Run]11,320,000
163. 1977 – Eric ClaptonCocaine [Slowhand]11,310,000
164. 1987 – Fleetwood MacEverywhere [Tango In The Night]11,310,000
165. 1987 – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life [Dirty Dancing]11,270,000
166. 1988 – MetallicaOne […And Justice For All]11,210,000
167. 1962 – The BeatlesLove Me Do [Please Please Me]11,180,000
168. 1999 – TLCNo Scrubs [FanMail]11,130,000
169. 1999 – Santana ft. The Product G&BMaria Maria [Supernatural]11,120,000
170. 1975 – Bruce SpringsteenBorn to Run [Born to Run]11,100,000
171. 2001 – NickelbackHow You Remind Me [Silver Side Up]11,080,000
172. 1987 – Guns N’ RosesParadise City [Appetite for Destruction]11,050,000
173. 1979 – The PoliceMessage in a Bottle [Reggatta de Blanc]11,020,000
174. 1984 – SadeSmooth Operator [Diamond Life]11,020,000
175. 1987 – StingEnglishman in New York […Nothing Like the Sun]10,990,000
176. 1972 – Neil YoungHeart of Gold [Harvest]10,950,000
177. 1973 – The Rolling StonesAngie [Goats Head Soup]10,950,000
178. 1984 – Stevie WonderI Just Called to Say I Love You [The Woman in Red]10,810,000
179. 1999 – Destiny’s ChildSay My Name [The Writing’s on the Wall]10,790,000
180. 1973 – EaglesDesperado [Desperado]10,760,000
181. 1985 – Phil CollinsSussudio [No Jacket Required]10,760,000
182. 1991 – Guns N’ RosesKnockin’ on Heaven’s Door [Use Your Illusion II]10,740,000
183. 1979 – Pink FloydComfortably Numb [The Wall]10,740,000
184. 1984 – Wham!Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go [Make It Big]10,670,000
185. 2015 – AdeleHello [25]10,650,000
186. 1970 – Simon & GarfunkelCecilia [Bridge over Troubled Water]10,630,000
187. 1997 – Shania TwainYou’re Still the One [Come On Over]10,620,000
188. 1991 – EnyaCaribbean Blue [Shepherd Moons]10,590,000
189. 2002 – EminemWithout Me [The Eminem Show]10,560,000
190. 2008 – ColdplayViva La Vida [Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends]10,380,000
191. 1993 – Janet JacksonThat’s the Way Love Goes [Janet]10,360,000
192. 1956 – Elvis PresleyHound Dog [Orphan]10,300,000
193. 1995 – Mariah CareyFantasy [Daydream]10,280,000
194. 1971 – Led ZeppelinBlack Dog [Led Zeppelin IV]10,260,000
195. 1994 – TLCWaterfalls [CrazySexyCool]10,210,000
196. 1981 – The PoliceEvery Little Thing She Does Is Magic [Ghost in the Machine]10,170,000
197. 2004 – James BluntYou’re Beautiful [Back to Bedlam]10,170,000
198. 1997 – Robbie WilliamsAngels [Life thru a Lens]10,160,000
199. 1970 – SantanaOye Como Va [Abraxas]10,150,000
200. 1975 – Elton John & Kiki DeeDon’t Go Breaking My Heart [Rock of the Westies]10,100,000
201. 1963 – The BeatlesTwist and Shout [Please Please Me]10,080,000
202. 1986 – Paul SimonYou Can Call Me Al [Graceland]10,070,000
203. 1980 – Ozzy OsbourneCrazy Train [Blizzard of Ozz]10,040,000
204. 2001 – Alicia KeysFallin’ [Songs in A Minor]9,990,000
205. 1996 – FugeesKilling Me Softly [The Score]9,980,000
206. 1964 – The BeatlesA Hard Day’s Night [A Hard Day’s Night]9,960,000
207. 1995 – Michael JacksonThey Don’t Care About Us [HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I]9,940,000
208. 1993 – AerosmithCrazy [Get a Grip]9,940,000
209. 1977 – ABBATake a Chance on Me [The Album]9,940,000
210. 1966 – Jimi Hendrix ExperienceHey Joe [Are You Experienced]9,900,000
211. 1975 – EaglesOne Of These Nights [One Of These Nights]9,840,000
212. 1977 – Bee GeesNight Fever [Saturday Night Fever]9,840,000
213. 1990 – Garth BrooksThe Thunder Rolls [No Fences]9,840,000
214. 2002 – Eminem ft. Nate Dogg‘Till I Collapse [The Eminem Show]9,830,000
215. 1997 – Shania TwainThat Don’t Impress Me Much [Come On Over]9,830,000
216. 1970 – Led ZeppelinImmigrant Song [Led Zeppelin III]9,830,000
217. 2002 – Robbie WilliamsFeel [Escapology]9,820,000
218. 2003 – Beyoncé ft. Jay-ZCrazy in Love [Dangerously In Love]9,780,000
219. 1969 – The Rolling StonesGimme Shelter [Let It Bleed]9,780,000
220. 1974 – Bob MarleyNo Woman, No Cry [Natty Dread]9,770,000
221. 1968 – CreamWhite Room [Wheels of Fire]9,690,000
222. 1983 – Iron MaidenThe Trooper [Piece of Mind]9,660,000
223. 1971 – The Rolling StonesBrown Sugar [Sticky Fingers]9,640,000
224. 1997 – Backstreet BoysAs Long as You Love Me [Backstreet’s Back]9,600,000
225. 1985 – Dire StraitsBrothers in Arms [Brothers in Arms]9,600,000
226. 1969 – Led ZeppelinGood Times Bad Times [Led Zeppelin I]9,600,000
227. 1984 – Bryan AdamsHeaven [Reckless]9,590,000
228. 1979 – Michael JacksonRock with You [Off the Wall]9,580,000
229. 2002 – ColdplayThe Scientist [A Rush Of Blood To The Head]9,560,000
230. 1984 – Prince and the RevolutionsWhen Doves Cry [Purple Rain]9,510,000
231. 2005 – ColdplayFix You [X&Y]9,500,000
232. 1969 – Led ZeppelinRamble On [Led Zeppelin II]9,490,000
233. 1995 – Take ThatBack for Good [Nobody Else]9,430,000
234. 1983 – Irene CaraFlashdance… What a Feeling [Flashdance / What a Feelin’]9,420,000
235. 2003 – EvanescenceBring Me to Life [Fallen]9,380,000
236. 1988 – EnyaOrinoco Flow [Watermark]9,340,000
237. 1964 – The BeatlesCan’t Buy Me Love [A Hard Day’s Night]9,340,000
238. 1975 – Rod StewartI Don’t Want to Talk About It [Atlantic Crossing]9,320,000
239. 2001 – ShakiraWhenever, Wherever / Suerte [Laundry Service]9,320,000
240. 1983 – MadonnaHoliday [Madonna]9,310,000
241. 1986 – GenesisInvisible Touch [Invisible Touch]9,260,000
242. 1965 – The BeatlesHelp! [Help!]9,250,000
243. 1964 – Bob DylanThe Times They Are a-Changin’ [The Times They Are a-Changin’]9,210,000
244. 1974 – ABBAWaterloo [Waterloo]9,210,000
245. 1984 – Phil CollinsOne More Night [No Jacket Required]9,190,000
246. 1973 – Pink FloydTime [The Dark Side of the Moon]9,170,000
247. 1999 – Red Hot Chili PeppersCalifornication [Californication]9,160,000
248. 2000 – ColdplayYellow [Parachutes]9,150,000
249. 1986 – MetallicaMaster Of Puppets [Master Of Puppets]9,140,000
250. 1986 – Bon JoviWanted Dead or Alive [Slippery When Wet]9,130,000
251. 1981 – AC/DCFor Those About to Rock (We Salute You) [For Those About to Rock We Salute You]9,120,000
252. 1984 – QueenRadio Ga Ga [The Works]9,090,000
253. 1977 – Meat LoafBat Out of Hell [Bat Out of Hell]9,070,000
254. 2013 – Various ArtistsLet It Go [Frozen]9,010,000
255. 1992 – R.E.M.Everybody Hurts [Automatic for the People]8,970,000
256. 1988 – Guns N’ RosesPatience [GNR Lies]8,920,000
257. 1997 – Elton John for The Diana FoundationCandle in the Wind [Orphan]8,920,000
258. 1976 – EaglesLife In The Fast Lane [Hotel California]8,920,000
259. 2000 – Eminem ft. DidoStan [The Marshall Mathers LP]8,900,000
260. 1980 – Bob MarleyCould You Be Loved [Uprising]8,870,000
261. 1984 – MadonnaInto The Groove [Like A Virgin]8,860,000
262. 1979 – Bee GeesTragedy [Spirits Having Flown]8,850,000
263. 1989 – Billy JoelWe Didn’t Start the Fire [Storm Front]8,830,000
264. 1977 – Bob MarleyThree Little Birds [Exodus]8,820,000
265. 2000 – EnyaOnly Time [A Day Without Rain]8,800,000
266. 1976 – AC/DCDirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap [Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap]8,770,000
267. 2000 – NSYNCBye Bye Bye [No Strings Attached]8,760,000
268. 1992 – Bon JoviBed of Roses [Keep the Faith]8,740,000
269. 1980 – AC/DCHells Bells [Back in Black]8,720,000
270. 1972 – Deep PurpleHighway Star [Machine Head]8,690,000
271. 1986 – Prince and the RevolutionsKiss [Parade]8,660,000
272. 2017 – Ed SheeranShape of You [÷ (Divide)]8,620,000
273. 1996 – Backstreet BoysQuit Playin’ Games (with My Heart) [Backstreet Boys]8,620,000
274. 1997 – Barbra Streisand & Céline DionTell Him [Higher Ground / Let’s Talk About Love]8,600,000
275. 1975 – AerosmithSweet Emotion [Toys in the Attic]8,600,000
276. 1972 – Elvis PresleyBurning Love [Orphan]8,560,000
277. 1999 – DidoThank You [No Angel]8,550,000
278. 1963 – The BeatlesShe Loves You [Orphan]8,540,000
279. 1969 – SantanaEvil Ways [Santana]8,530,000
280. 2003 – Britney SpearsToxic [In The Zone]8,510,000
281. 1983 – David BowieLet’s Dance [Let’s Dance]8,500,000
282. 1991 – GenesisI Can’t Dance [We Can’t Dance]8,490,000
283. 1971 – Led ZeppelinRock and Roll [Led Zeppelin IV]8,480,000
284. 1983 – Michael SembelloManiac [Flashdance / Bossa Nova Hotel]8,470,000
285. 1986 – MadonnaPapa Don’t Preach [True Blue]8,460,000
286. 1980 – ABBAThe Winner Takes It All [Super Trouper]8,450,000
287. 1971 – The Rolling StonesWild Horses [Sticky Fingers]8,380,000
288. 1991 – Mariah CareyEmotions [Emotions]8,380,000
289. 1993 – AerosmithCryin’ [Get a Grip]8,360,000
290. 1998 – MadonnaFrozen [Ray Of Light]8,340,000
291. 1979 – SupertrampBreakfast in America [Breakfast in America]8,300,000
292. 2011 – AdeleSet Fire To The Rain [21]8,290,000
293. 1970 – The DoorsRoadhouse Blues [Morrison Hotel]8,270,000
294. 1969 – The BeatlesGet Back [Let It Be]8,260,000
295. 1980 – Billy JoelIt’s Still Rock and Roll to Me [Glass Houses]8,250,000
296. 1995 – Shania TwainAny Man of Mine [The Woman In Me]8,220,000
297. 1990 – Mariah CareyVision of Love [Mariah Carey]8,180,000
298. 1989 – Elton JohnSacrifice [Sleeping with the Past]8,160,000
299. 1970 – Black SabbathIron Man [Paranoid]8,080,000
300. 1967 – The BeatlesAll You Need Is Love [Magical Mystery Tour]8,040,000
301. 1966 – The BeatlesYellow Submarine [Revolver]8,040,000
302. 2003 – Alicia KeysIf I Ain’t Got You [The Diary of Alicia Keys]8,000,000
303. 1999 – Christina AguileraGenie in a Bottle [Christina Aguilera]7,990,000
304. 1975 – AC/DCT.N.T. [High Voltage]7,990,000
305. 1991 – QueenThe Show Must Go On [Innuendo]7,980,000
306. 1977 – David BowieHeroes [Heroes]7,960,000
307. 1989 – CherIf I Could Turn Back Time [Heart of Stone]7,950,000
308. 1984 – Bruce SpringsteenI’m on Fire [Born in the U.S.A.]7,920,000
309. 1995 – Alanis MorissetteYou Oughta Know [Jagged Little Pill]7,910,000
310. 1977 – Bob MarleyJamming [Exodus]7,900,000
311. 1987 – Michael JacksonBad [Bad]7,880,000
312. 1993 – Billy JoelThe River of Dreams [River Of Dreams]7,880,000
313. 1974 – QueenKiller Queen [Sheer Heart Attack]7,870,000
314. 1984 – U2Pride (in The Name Of Love) [The Unforgettable Fire]7,860,000
315. 1980 – Bruce SpringsteenThe River [The River]7,850,000
316. 1989 – Garth BrooksIf Tomorrow Never Comes [Garth Brooks]7,850,000
317. 2002 – Maroon 5She Will Be Loved [Songs About Jane]7,850,000
318. 1973 – Elton JohnCandle in the Wind [Goodbye Yellow Brick Road]7,800,000
319. 1969 – Blind FaithCan’t Find My Way Home [Blind Faith]7,800,000
320. 1975 – Bob DylanHurricane [Desire]7,790,000
321. 1970 – Deep PurpleChild in Time [Deep Purple In Rock]7,760,000
322. 1969 – Elvis PresleyIn the Ghetto [From Elvis in Memphis]7,750,000
323. 1991 – Michael JacksonRemember the Time [Dangerous]7,730,000
324. 1985 – Whitney HoustonGreatest Love of All [Whitney Houston]7,730,000
325. 1980 – John LennonWoman [Double Fantasy]7,720,000
326. 1982 – Iron MaidenRun to the Hills [The Number of the Beast]7,690,000
327. 1967 – The DoorsPeople Are Strange [Strange Days]7,680,000
328. 1975 – Rod StewartSailing [Atlantic Crossing]7,680,000
329. 1970 – The Jackson 5ABC [ABC]7,660,000
330. 2004 – Usher ft. Lil Jon & LudacrisYeah! [Confessions]7,660,000
331. 2002 – Avril LavigneComplicated [Let Go]7,620,000
332. 1977 – SupertrampGive a Little Bit [Even in the Quietest Moments…]7,620,000
333. 1978 – Billy JoelMy Life [52nd Street]7,580,000
334. 2005 – MadonnaHung Up [Confessions On A Dance Floor]7,470,000
335. 1969 – David BowieSpace Oddity [David Bowie (1969)]7,470,000
336. 1974 – Elton JohnDon’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me [Caribou]7,430,000
337. 1980 – Dire StraitsRomeo and Juliet [Making Movies]7,410,000
338. 1977 – Billy JoelShe’s Always a Woman [The Stranger]7,410,000
339. 2003 – DidoWhite Flag [Life for Rent]7,400,000
340. 1978 – John Travolta & Olivia Newton-JohnSummer Nights [Grease]7,400,000
341. 1970 – SantanaSamba Pa Ti [Abraxas]7,380,000
342. 2005 – Shakira ft. Wyclef JeanHips Don’t Lie / Sera Sera [Oral Fixation, Vol. 2]7,370,000
343. 1974 – Eric ClaptonI Shot the Sheriff [461 Ocean Boulevard]7,370,000
344. 1975 – Fleetwood MacLandslide [Fleetwood Mac (White Album)]7,310,000
345. 1995 – Michael JacksonYou Are Not Alone [HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I]7,310,000
346. 2001 – Norah JonesCome Away with Me [Come Away with Me]7,310,000
347. 2001 – Enrique IglesiasHero [Escape]7,310,000
348. 1975 – Led ZeppelinKashmir [Physical Graffiti]7,310,000
349. 2010 – Justin Bieber ft. LudacrisBaby [My Worlds]7,300,000
350. 2001 – Kylie MinogueCan’t Get You Out of My Head [Fever]7,300,000
351. 1980 – QueenCrazy Little Thing Called Love [The Game]7,290,000
352. 2008 – Taylor SwiftLove Story [Fearless]7,230,000
353. 1982 – Michael JacksonP.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) [Thriller]7,230,000
354. 2003 – Linkin ParkNumb [Meteora]7,220,000
355. 1991 – Guns N’ RosesDon’t Cry [Use Your Illusion I]7,190,000
356. 1970 – Crosby, Stills, Nash & YoungOur House [Déjà Vu]7,180,000
357. 1997 – NSYNCTearin’ Up My Heart [NSYNC]7,180,000
358. 2008 – Lady GagaPoker Face [The Fame]7,140,000
359. 1980 – The PoliceDon’t Stand So Close to Me [Zenyatta Mondatta]7,130,000
360. 1991 – Rod StewartHave I Told You Lately [Vagabond Heart]7,120,000
361. 2009 – Lady GagaBad Romance [The Fame Monster]7,100,000
362. 1995 – Michael JacksonEarth Song [HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I]7,100,000
363. 1977 – Fleetwood MacThe Chain [Rumours]7,080,000
364. 2003 – Black Eyed Peas ft. Justin TimberlakeWhere Is the Love? [Elephunk]7,020,000
365. 1982 – JourneyFaithfully [Frontiers]7,000,000
366. 1969 – Crosby, Stills & NashSuite: Judy Blue Eyes [Crosby, Stills & Nash]6,990,000
367. 2008 – BeyoncéHalo [I Am… Sasha Fierce]6,990,000
368. 2010 – Eminem ft. RihannaLove the Way You Lie [Recovery]6,980,000
369. 2001 – Norah JonesDon’t Know Why [Come Away with Me]6,970,000
370. 1956 – Elvis PresleyLove Me Tender [Love Me Tender]6,970,000
371. 1965 – Sonny & CherI Got You Babe [Look at Us]6,960,000
372. 1991 – Garth BrooksRodeo [Ropin’ the Wind]6,950,000
373. 1983 – GenesisThat’s All [Genesis]6,930,000
374. 1984 – Wham!Last Christmas [Music from the Edge of Heaven]6,920,000
375. 1964 – The BeatlesEight Days a Week [Beatles for Sale]6,910,000
376. 1979 – ABBAChiquitita [Voulez-Vous]6,900,000
377. 1977 – Bob MarleyOne Love / People Get Ready [Exodus]6,880,000
378. 2020 – BTSDynamite [BE]6,870,000
379. 1972 – Elton JohnCrocodile Rock [Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player]6,860,000
380. 1992 – Céline Dion & Peabo BrysonBeauty and the Beast [Celine Dion]6,840,000
381. 1976 – Stevie WonderSir Duke [Songs in the Key of Life]6,820,000
382. 1995 – Tracy ChapmanGive Me One Reason [New Beginning]6,800,000
383. 1972 – Paul SimonMe and Julio Down by the Schoolyard [Paul Simon]6,740,000
384. 1973 – Bob DylanKnockin’ on Heaven’s Door [Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid]6,730,000
385. 1966 – Buffalo SpringfieldFor What It’s Worth [Buffalo Springfield]6,720,000
386. 1997 – Green DayGood Riddance (Time of Your Life) [Nimrod]6,690,000
387. 1975 – Fleetwood MacRhiannon [Fleetwood Mac (White Album)]6,690,000
388. 1976 – Bee GeesYou Should Be Dancing [Children of the World]6,680,000
389. 1998 – Lauryn HillDoo Wop (That Thing) [The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill]6,680,000
390. 1969 – The Rolling StonesHonky Tonk Women [Let It Bleed]6,660,000
391. 1996 – Céline DionAll by Myself [Falling Into You]6,650,000
392. 1969 – The BeatlesSomething [Abbey Road]6,640,000
393. 2004 – Kelly ClarksonBecause of You [Breakaway]6,630,000
394. 1977 – Meat LoafTwo Out of Three Ain’t Bad [Bat Out of Hell]6,630,000
395. 1993 – StingFields of Gold [Ten Summoner’s Tales]6,590,000
396. 1969 – Bob DylanLay Lady Lay [Nashville Skyline]6,580,000
397. 1956 – Elvis PresleyHeartbreak Hotel [Orphan]6,570,000
398. 1991 – Michael JacksonHeal the World [Dangerous]6,550,000
399. 2014 – Ed SheeranThinking Out Loud [x (Multiply)]6,530,000
400. 1985 – SadeThe Sweetest Taboo [Promise]6,520,000

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Gullity

Sandy & Júnior is a brasilian duo, sold more than 2,5 million Records with “As quatro estações “ in 1999. In 2000 sold more than 3 million with “as quatro estações ao vivo”..

Clockingbell

If the daily gains (Av and LD) are an indicator, and I extrapolate them with rounded figures for the top albums EAS, the top 20 would look something like this in 10 years: 1. Thriller 130 2. Hotel California 76 3. SNF 75 4. Rumours 72 5. Bad 71 6. Nevermind 69 7. Back in Black 68 8. 21 66 9. DSOTM 63 10. IV 62 11. Bodyguard 58 11. Grease 58 11. The Wall 58 11. SWW 58 15. AfD 57 15. Metallica 57 17. Eminem Show 54 18. Joshua Tree 53 18. The Fame / Monster 53 20.… Read more »

Kris

It’s nice to see some “newer” albums possibly entering the top spots. Adele top 10, and Lady Gaga and Eminem top 20. The top of the lists are finally changing!

Clockingbell

And who knows how close 1989 and Divide will be by then!

Nick

1989 will be around 50m or probably higher given tht its doing 8000 daily right now and its rerecording is coming soon

Clockingbell

That’s definitely possible, but the LD’S of newer albums are changing more than older albums, so it’s even more speculating to predict their future numbers.

Antonio

I believe that today there is an error for the daily streaming for The Joshua Tree (U2), yesterday it reported 2,011,000 streams with a daily stream of 1,160 strams and today instead always 2,011,000 streams with a daily stream of only 140, therefore still less than War, The Unforgettable Fire, Rattle And Hum, Achtung Baby and All That You Can’t Leave Behind.

Antonio

There is an error in today’s stream numbers for …And Justice for All (Metallica)

CGF

Hello.

Can you check the sales for singer Anastacia? Her self-titled album seems to have sold circa 10 M in Europe in 2004, being allegedly the second most successful album behind Usher’s confession.

Thank you!

Analord

It’s only 3x platinum in Europe… Her best selling album sold maybe 5 million worldwide, she had zero success in the US which is kinda weird considering she’s American!

Meca76

In a few hours Nevermind replaces in eighth place current album The Dark side of the moon.

Antonio

i noticed that maybe there are some errors for physical singles of some artists like Sting & Police, Metallica, U2, so maybe their total of their physical singles in their CSPC articles where there is also streaming might change, check it out I await your reply.

Smiley

Of the artists studied so far, how many have sold more than 100 million albums (all types) outside the United States?

Off the top of my head there are the obvious candidates like The Beatles, Queen, MJ, Pink Floyd, Madonna, The Stones etc. U2 might sneak it?

Are there any others I’ve missed?

Cheers!

Clockingbell

Maybe Celine Dion and Abba have also managed?

Analord

Approximately :

The Beatles 170m
MJ 155m
Queen 145m
Madonna 130m
Pink Floyd 125m
ABBA 110m
Céline Dion 110m
Rolling Stones 110m
U2 105m

Smiley

Cheers! Quite a select group…

Patrik Barta

When will Melanie Martinez be on the list? She definitely has enough sales and streams…

matt

She has sold about 6-7M albums. I doubt she even has enough for a light article.

Patrik Barta

I’m sorry, but there is an article about Zara Larsson who is in the same league as Melanie Martinez. I doubt I deserved the dislike for what I was saying. She deserves to be on the list.

ellie.m4a

its obvious that Paramore have at least +15million albums sales worldwide….they have like 60 million singles too, why not update??? 😓

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