Data collector – Biggest CSPC Albums of the 1990s

Whitney Houston, one of the greatest singers of all time.

Let’s continue our journey back in the past by focusing on the 90s. This decade is known as the all-time peak of the music market, especially album sales that went through the roof. Selling 10 millions albums has always been a great performance, but during this period many albums achieved this mark. Which albums from this era have been the most successful up to date? You will find the answer in the list below!

The albums ranked here have been released from January 1, 1990 to December 31, 1999. All figures are given in EAS (equivalent album sales).

Please keep in mind that some albums haven’t been studied so far, e.g. Alanis Morissette‘s Jagged Little Pill, Santana‘s Supernatural and Ace of Base‘s Happy Nation. All figures reflect the value as collected at the time of the artist’s respective articles.

A lot of lists like this one are available in the Data Collector, so feel free to read them to gauge how your favorite artist charts on them.

ALBUMS RANKING – CSPC – 1990s

1. 1992 – Whitney HoustonThe Bodyguard53,744,000
2. 1991 – NirvanaNevermind52,930,000
3. 1997 – Céline DionLet’s Talk About Love46,084,000
4. 1991 – Michael JacksonDangerous45,391,000
5. 1997 – Shania TwainCome On Over45,188,000
6. 1996 – Céline DionFalling Into You41,895,000
7. 1991 – MetallicaMetallica41,040,000
8. 1993 – Mariah CareyMusic Box34,135,000
9. 1995 – Mariah CareyDaydream31,387,000
10. 1995 – Michael JacksonHIStory: Past, Present and Future31,365,000
11. 1999 – Britney Spears…Baby One More Time30,975,000
12. 1996 – Spice GirlsSpice29,727,000
13. 1999 – Backstreet BoysMillennium29,549,000
14. 1997 – Backstreet BoysBackstreet’s Back28,192,000
15. 1995 – Oasis(What’s the Story) Morning Glory?26,552,000
16. 1991 – Guns N’ RosesUse Your Illusion I25,768,000
17. 1994 – Green DayDookie25,759,000
18. 1999 – Red Hot Chili PeppersCalifornication24,710,000
19. 1991 – U2Achtung Baby24,657,000
20. 1991 – Red Hot Chili PeppersBlood Sugar Sex Magik23,928,000
21. 1991 – Guns N’ RosesUse Your Illusion II23,925,000
22. 1993 – Céline DionThe Colour Of My Love22,558,000
23. 1994 – CranberriesNo Need to Argue21,305,000
24. 1998 – MadonnaRay Of Light21,197,000
25. 1990 – Mariah CareyMariah Carey19,794,000
26. 1993 – Janet JacksonJanet.19,251,000
27. 1998 – CherBelieve19,238,000
28. 1993 – NirvanaIn Utero18,955,000
29. 1991 – EnyaShepherd Moons18,833,000
30. 1995 – Shania TwainThe Woman in Me18,307,000
31. 1999 – Destiny’s ChildThe Writing’s on the Wall17,931,000
32. 1994 – Mariah CareyMerry Christmas17,896,000
33. 1990 – AC/DCThe Razors Edge17,665,000
34. 1996 – Backstreet BoysBackstreet Boys17,042,000
35. 1999 – Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera16,881,000
36. 1997 – Spice GirlsSpiceworld16,518,000
37. 1997 – NSYNCNSYNC14,765,000
38. 1998 – Whitney HoustonMy Love Is Your Love14,749,000
39. 1998 – Céline DionThese Are Special Times14,504,000
40. 1991 – QueenInnuendo13,555,000
41. 1992 – Bon JoviKeep the Faith13,523,000
42. 1997 – Mariah CareyButterfly13,320,000
43. 1994 – Pink FloydThe Division Bell13,191,000
44. 1991 – Mariah CareyEmotions13,161,000
45. 1996 – MetallicaLoad13,047,000
46. 1995 – EnyaThe Memory of Trees12,723,000
47. 1990 – MadonnaI’m Breathless12,509,000
48. 1999 – EminemThe Slim Shady LP12,400,000
49. 1995 – Céline DionD’Eux12,395,000
50. 1990 – Whitney HoustonI’m Your Baby Tonight11,747,000
51. 1994 – MadonnaBedtime Stories11,734,000
52. 1996 – George MichaelOlder11,501,000
53. 1993 – Billy JoelRiver Of Dreams11,121,000
54. 1995 – QueenMade in Heaven11,060,000
55. 1990 – George MichaelListen Without Prejudice Vol.110,972,000
56. 1997 – UsherMy Way10,865,000
57. 1993 – CranberriesEverybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?10,728,000
58. 1997 – MetallicaReload10,244,000
59. 1991 – Dire StraitsOn Every Street10,151,000
60. 1999 – Enrique IglesiasEnrique10,110,000
61. 1997 – Janet JacksonThe Velvet Rope10,099,000
62. 1992 – MadonnaErotica9,241,000
63. 1999 – Mariah CareyRainbow9,210,000
64. 1994 – OasisDefinitely Maybe9,128,000
65. 1993 – U2Zooropa8,826,000
66. 1998 – ShakiraDónde Están los Ladrones?8,679,000
67. 1995 – Jon Bon JoviThese Days8,612,000
68. 1997 – Green DayNimrod8,562,000
69. 1997 – OasisBe Here Now8,551,000
70. 1997 – Foo FightersThe Colour and the Shape8,474,000
71. 1993 – Phil CollinsBoth Sides8,296,000
72. 1997 – U2Pop7,733,000
73. 1996 – MadonnaEvita7,642,000
74. 1992 – Céline DionCeline Dion7,561,000
75. 1998 – MetallicaGarage Inc.7,387,000
76. 1999 – Phil CollinsTarzan7,040,000
77. 1990 – Jon Bon JoviBlaze of Glory6,879,000
78. 1994 – Rolling StonesVoodoo Lounge6,766,000
79. 1996 – CranberriesTo the Faithful Departed6,717,000
80. 1993 – Guns N’ RosesThe Spaghetti Incident?6,656,000
81. 1995 – Green DayInsomniac6,521,000
82. 1996 – Whitney HoustonThe Preacher’s Wife6,469,000
83. 1992 – Elton JohnThe One6,342,000
84. 1995 – Red Hot Chili PeppersOne Hot Minute6,263,000
85. 1997 – Barbra StreisandHigher Ground6,237,000
86. 1995 – AC/DCBallbreaker5,622,000
87. 1992 – Bruce SpringsteenHuman Touch5,608,000
88. 1991 – CherLove Hurts5,607,000
89. 1995 – Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias5,525,000
90. 1996 – AaliyahOne in a Million5,439,000
91. 1995 – ShakiraPies Descalzos5,356,000
92. 1997 – Rolling StonesBridges to Babylon5,040,000
93. 1998 – Céline DionS’il Suffisait D’Aimer4,951,000
94. 1997 – Enrique IglesiasVivir4,886,000
95. 1999 – Foo FightersThere Is Nothing Left to Lose4,361,000
96. 1997 – Bee GeesStill Waters4,283,000
97. 1992 – Bruce SpringsteenLucky Town4,276,000
98. 1995 – Elton JohnMade in England4,144,000
99. 1999 – CranberriesBury the Hatchet4,061,000
100. 1996 – Phil CollinsDance into the Light3,930,000

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Erdos

Metallica was the most played band on MTV in 1992
In 2019 Black Album still sells 5,000 copies every week
Biggest and Greatest Rock Album of All Time

Neguib

Alanis Morissette ?????