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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11997ComeShania TwainCome On Over33,500,00002/25/22
21997Let'sCéline DionLet's Talk About Love29,800,00009/28/21
31997TitanicJames HornerTitanic28,510,00006/18/18
41997SpiceworldSpice GirlsSpiceworld13,950,00003/23/17
51997NSYNCNSYNCNSYNC12,490,00002/09/18
61997Backstreet'sBackstreet BoysBackstreet's Back10,800,00004/02/22
71997ButterFlyMariah CareyButterFly9,650,00004/28/17
81997Garth BrooksSevens9,210,00001/05/19
91997ReloadMetallicaReload8,940,00002/13/19
101997MyUsherMy Way7,450,00009/04/17
111997TheJanet JacksonThe Velvet Rope7,450,00004/17/17
121997BeOasisBe Here Now7,410,00012/06/17
131997PopU2Pop6,700,00009/18/21
141997NineAerosmithNine Lives6,110,00006/01/18
151997NimrodGreen DayNimrod5,200,00003/11/17
161997HigherBarbra StreisandHigher Ground5,090,00003/16/18
171997TheFoo FightersThe Colour and the Shape4,825,00010/10/17
181997BridgesThe Rolling StonesBridges to Babylon4,700,00002/10/22
191997VivirEnrique IglesiasVivir4,400,00010/11/21
201997LifeRobbie WilliamsLife Thru a Lens4,000,00012/15/19
211997R2PacR U Still Down? (Remember Me)3,600,00001/22/22
221997StillBee GeesStill Waters3,600,00004/09/17
231997HomogenicBjörkHomogenic3,510,00012/23/18
241997TheElton JohnThe Big Picture3,120,00002/05/18
251997DestinationJon Bon JoviDestination Anywhere2,900,00001/28/22
261997TimeBob DylanTime Out of Mind2,200,00012/14/21
271997FlamingPaul McCartneyFlaming Pie1,860,00012/13/18
281997FirstJimi HendrixFirst Rays of the New Rising Sun925,00012/21/21
291997SouthJimi HendrixSouth Saturn Delta665,00012/21/21

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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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