Purchasing music has become a part of everyday life. Thanks to digital sales, it is easier to acquire music at your own convenience. Here is a list of the best selling albums of all time.
Michael Jackson’s Thriller is considered the best selling album of all time. The album sold 70 million copies worldwide. It topped the Billboard 200 for almost two and a half years. It also held the record for the most weeks spent at the top of the chart.
Another record holder is Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.” It is the band’s fourth studio album. It has sold over 23 million copies in the U.S. and has been certified 26x platinum.
The Eagles’ Their Greatest Hits was the second best selling album of all time in the U.S. for a short time. The album spent 18 weeks at the top of the Billboard 200.
Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours was another hit for the Soft Rock crowd. The album sold over one million units in one week. It reached number ten on the UK Albums Chart. It has also been inducted into the National Recording Registry.
Another artist on the list is Shania Twain. Her “Come on Over” is a mix of country and pop sounds. It has sold over 20 million units since 2018. It was also in every car in the U.S. and Canada.
Another artist who has a long career is Eminem. He has sold over 157 million units. He also holds the record for the most RIAA certifications.