Best selling artists, albums and singles of all-time

Albums Ranking – Raw sales – Studio albums

This list is about studio albums only. Compilations, lives and box sets are not considered here. The figures given here are units sold.

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.

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1950s1950195119521953195419551956195719581959
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
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#YearCoverArtistAlbumAlbum SalesAs Of
11970BridgeSimon & GarfunkelBridge over Troubled Water19,580,00005/11/18
21970DéjàCrosby, Stills, Nash & YoungDéjà Vu [CSNY]14,600,00005/16/21
31970LedLed ZeppelinLed Zeppelin III13,700,00009/07/21
41970LetThe BeatlesLet It Be11,900,00004/17/22
51970AbraxasSantanaAbraxas11,870,00008/05/20
61970ParanoidBlack SabbathParanoid9,920,00003/08/20
71970Cosmo'sCreedence Clearwater RevivalCosmo's Factory9,030,00001/31/19
81970MorrisonThe DoorsMorrison Hotel7,130,00003/03/19
91970AfterNeil YoungAfter the Gold Rush6,670,00005/16/21
101970LaylaDerek and the DominosLayla and Other Assorted Love Songs6,040,00009/21/22
111970DeepDeep PurpleDeep Purple in Rock5,775,00008/18/21
121970AtomPink FloydAtom Heart Mother5,700,00006/18/17
131970BlackBlack SabbathBlack Sabbath4,910,00003/08/20
141970BandJimi HendrixBand of Gypsys4,700,00012/21/21
151970PendulumCreedence Clearwater RevivalPendulum4,490,00001/31/19
161970McCartneyPaul McCartneyMcCartney4,310,00012/13/18
171970JacksonJackson 5Jackson 5 Christmas Album3,075,00009/26/17
181970JohnJohn LennonJohn Lennon/Plastic Ono Band2,990,00010/16/18
191970EltonElton JohnElton John2,650,00002/05/18
201970That'sElvis PresleyThat's the Way It Is2,420,00009/01/18
211970NewBob DylanNew Morning2,200,00012/14/21
221970TumbleweedElton JohnTumbleweed Connection2,090,00002/05/18
231970ABCJackson 5ABC2,075,00009/26/17
241970EricEric ClaptonEric Clapton2,060,00009/21/22
251970TrespassGenesisTrespass2,010,00005/25/22
261970ThirdJackson 5Third Album1,900,00009/26/17
271970TheDavid BowieThe Man Who Sold the World1,900,00003/11/22
281970SelfBob DylanSelf Portrait1,800,00012/14/21
291970GasolineRod StewartGasoline Alley1,530,00011/23/19
301970SignedStevie WonderSigned Sealed & Delivered685,00003/20/21

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futiledevices

why “red (taylor’s version)” isn’t included

Ultimate

In Page 5, in Digital Singles Sales

The likes of Maroon 5 and Eminem numbers are increasing while Lady Gaga and Adele are still the same. Taking note that they which are supposed to be top 2 in the first place. The update supposed to be all of such lists.
Can the admins answer this question?

Jazz

Adele and Lady Gaga are both increasing. A few years back Adele was at 80 million, Gaga was at 60 million. Now Adele at 102 and Gaga 77. Eminem and Maroon 5 just have better streaming figures.

Paviurso

Why is Adele’s 30 not among the albums with the most pure sales? if they have even given it a Guinness World Record for selling 5M of pure units in 2021

Yefersonc_28

Actualicen a billie

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