Whether a band or artist is considered a “success” depends on the market. However, there are several albums that have sold more than 20 million copies. Some of these records include Meat Loaf, Led Zeppelin and Fleetwood Mac.
The band that has sold the most records in the United States is The Eagles. Their album, “Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975),” has sold 38 million copies. This is the best selling album in the US and the best selling album in American history.
Another album that has sold more than 20 million copies is The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd. The album’s cover is one of the most popular album covers of all time. The album has sold more than 46 million copies worldwide.
Another band that has sold more than 20 million copies is NSYNC. The group’s third studio album, “No Strings Attached,” is the second best selling album of the 21st century.
Another band that has sold more than 25 million copies in the US is AC/DC. Their album, “Back in Black,” was released in 1980.
Another band that has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide is The Beatles. Their album, “The Beatles – 1967 – 1970,” was released in 1973 and was re-released on CD in 1993.
Other best selling albums in the US include Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” “Bad” and “HIStory.” These albums have sold a total of 70 million copies worldwide. This makes Thriller the fifth best selling album in the US.