23 August 2007

RIAA Top Selling Albums of All Time

The RIAA has certified the following albums as the best selling of all time.  Check to see if the masses agree with what you've bought!  These are the top 20, and unfortunately, the RIAA does not exclude hits compilations from their albums list.  Check with RIAA.org to see the entire list of albums certified for 5 million or more units!
  1. The Eagles, Their Greatest Hits (29m)
  2. Michael Jackson, Thriller (27m)
  3. Pink Floyd, The Wall (23m)
  4. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin IV (23m)
  5. AC/DC, Back in Black (21m)
  6. Billy Joel, Greatest Hits, Volume I & Volume II (21m)
  7. Garth Brooks, Double Live (20m)
  8. Shania Twain, Come on Over (20m)
  9. Fleetwood Mac, Rumours (19m)
  10. The Beatles, The Beatles (19m)
  11. Boston, Boston (17m)
  12. Whitney Houston, The Bodyguard (Soundtrack) (17m)
  13. Led Zeppelin, Physical Graffiti (16m)
  14. Garth Brooks, No Fences (16m)
  15. The Eagles, Hotel California (16m)
  16. Elton John, Greatest Hits (16m)
  17. Alanis Morissette, Jagged Little Pill (16m)
  18. The Beatles, The Beatles 1967-1970 (16m)
  19. Hootie & the Blowfish, Cracked Rear View (16m)
  20. Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon (15m)
Put me down for 5, believe it or not!  I have the two by Garth, Shania and Billy Joel's Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II and, as I recently discovered, I have the greatest selling "album" of all time!

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