List of best-selling albums by country

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This is a list of the best selling albums by country based on the information and certifications provided by the respective national charts.

Argentina

Year Artist Album Label Sales Certification[1]
1991 Luis Miguel Romance WEA Latina 960,000 16 × platinum[2]
1999 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II (DVD) Universal 720,000 12 × platinum
1997 Luis Miguel Romances WEA Latina 660,000 11 × platinum[3]
1999 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I (DVD) Universal 600,000 10 × platinum

Australia

Rank Year Album Artist Award Sales Source
1 1977 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf 25 × Platinum 1,750,000 [4]
2 1986 Whispering Jack John Farnham 24 × Platinum 1,680,000 [5]
3 1997 Come on Over Shania Twain 18× Platinum 1,260,000 [6][7]
4 2003 Innocent Eyes Delta Goodrem 15× Platinum 1,200,000 [8][9]
5 1985 Brothers in Arms Dire Straits 17 × Platinum 1,190,000 [10]
1992 Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA 17× Platinum 1,190,000 [11]

Austria

Year Title Artist Certification Shipments[12]
1982 Thriller Michael Jackson 8x Platinum 400,000
2002 Mensch Herbert Grönemeyer 8x Platinum 320,000
2013 Farbenspiel Helene Fischer 18x Platinum 270,000
1985 Geld oder Leben! Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung 5x Platinum 250,000
1985 Grenzenlos STS 5x Platinum 250,000

Brazil

Rank Record Artist Year Sales
1 Músicas para Louvar ao Senhor Father Marcelo Rossi 1998 3,328,468[13][14]
2 Xou da Xuxa 3 Xuxa 1988 3,216,000[13][14]
3 Leandro & Leonardo (Pense em Mim) Leandro & Leonardo 1990 3,145,814[13][14]
4 Só pra Contrariar (Depois do Prazer) Só Pra Contrariar 1997 2,984,384[13][14]
5 Xou da Xuxa 4 Xuxa 1989 2,920,000[13][14]

Canada

Rank Year Title Artist Certification Units Sales[15]
1 1982 Thriller Michael Jackson 2x Diamond 2,455,000[16]
2 1997 Come on Over Shania Twain Diamond 1,930,000
3 2011 21 Adele Diamond 1,500,000[17]
4 1997 Let's Talk About Love Celine Dion Diamond 1,490,000
5 1992 The Bodyguard Soundtrack Whitney Houston Diamond 1,318,000

Chile

Rank Year Artist Album Sales
1 1993 Illapu En estos días 175,000[18]
2 2003 María José Quintanilla Mexico lindo y querido 160,000[19]
3 1991 Michael Jackson Dangerous 150,000[20]
4 1984 Los Prisioneros La voz de los '80 101,000[21]
5 1986 Los Prisioneros Pateando piedras 100,000[22]
5 1989 Sexual Democracia Buscando chilenos 100,000[23][24]
5 1990 Los Prisioneros Corazones 100,000[24]
5 1991 La Ley Doble opuesto 100,000[23]
5 1995 Los Tres MTV Unplugged 100,000[23]
5 2010 Los Vásquez Contigo pop y cebolla 100,000[25]

China

Legend
pink Physical album
purple Digital album
Best-selling albums in China
Rank no. Year of release Album Artist Number of copies sold Ref.
1 1986 A Voice on the Ocean Fei Xiang 20,000,000 [26][27]
2 2016 Xplore Lu Han 3,487,000 [28]
3 2016 Wild Li Yuchun 3,404,540 [29]
4 2015 Reloaded Lu Han 3,343,000 [30]
5 2016 MADE Big Bang 2,966,000 [31]

Colombia

Rank Year Title Artist Sales
1 1993 Clásicos de la Provincia Carlos Vives 1,200,000[32]
2 1998 30 Grandes Éxitos Diomedes Díaz 1,000,000[33]
3 1996 Pies Descalzos Shakira 1,000,000[34]
4 1996 Mar Adentro Donato y Estefano 800,000[35]
5 1993 Título de Amor Diomedes Díaz & Juancho Rois 600,000[33]

Croatia

Year Title Artist Sales
1991 Da mi se zaljubit' u tebe Magazin 50 000
1994 Second to none Electro Team 55 000
1996 Anno domini Electro Team 60 000
1996 Zovem te ja Danijela Martinović 80 000
1997 Mjesec iznad oblaka Petar Grašo 110 000
1998 To malo ljubavi Danijela Martinović 100 000
1998 Da si ti ja Magazin 120 000
1999 Ja samo pjevam Severina 50 000
2000 Dvi,tri riči Oliver Dragojević 50 000
2001 Ona to zna Ivana Banfić 60 000

Czech Republic

1994 to 2006[36]
Rank Year Title Artist
1 1996 Šmoulí-super-disko-šou various
2 2001 Rebelové OST various
3 1998 Cik-Cak Lunetic
4 1993 Snídaně v trávě Michal Tučný
5 1996 Pasáček hvězd František a Jan Nedvědovi

Finland

Rank Year Artist Album Sales[37]
1 1995 Jari Sillanpää Jari Sillanpää 272,942
2 1996 Eppu Normaali Repullinen hittejä 244,031
3 1988 Kirka Surun pyyhit silmistäni 214,196
4 1985 Dingo Kerjäläisten valtakunta 190,894
5 1992 Joel Hallikainen Joel Hallikainen 178,654

France

Rank Year Artist Album Certification[38] Sales[39]
1 1995 Celine Dion D'eux Diamond 4,235,000
2 1982 Michael Jackson Thriller Diamond 3,760,000
3 1994 Francis Cabrel Samedi soir sur la Terre Diamond 3,385,000
4 1997 Andrea Bocelli Romanza Diamond 2,855,000
5 1998 Musical Notre-Dame de Paris Diamond 2,830,000

Germany

Rank Year Title Artist Certification[40][41] Shipments
1 2002 Mensch Herbert Grönemeyer 21 × Gold 3.15 million
2 1989 ...But Seriously Phil Collins 6 × Platinum 3 million
3 1984 4630 Bochum Herbert Grönemeyer 11 × Gold 2.75 million
4 1992 ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA 10 × Golddouble-dagger 2.5 million
5 1991 We Can't Dance Genesis 5 × Platinum 2.5 million

India and Pakistan

The following list includes both Indian and Pakistani albums, due to their music industries being closely linked.

Rank Year Album Artist(s) Sales Source
1 1984 Young Tarang Nazia and Zoheb 40,000,000 [42][43]
2 1995 Bolo Ta Ra Ra.. Daler Mehndi 20,000,000 [44]
3 1995 Bombay A. R. Rahman 15,000,000 [45]
4 1981 Disco Deewane Nazia and Zoheb 14,000,000 [46]
5 1997 Dil Toh Pagal Hai Uttam Singh 12,500,000 [47]
6 1994 Hum Aapke Hain Kaun Raamlaxman 12,000,000 [48]
7 1996 Raja Hindustani Nadeem–Shravan 11,000,000 [47]
8 1989 Maine Pyar Kiya Raamlaxman 10,000,000 [49]
1991 Saajan Nadeem–Shravan 10,000,000 [50]
1995 Bewafa Sanam Nikhil-Vinay 10,000,000 [51]
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Jatin–Lalit 10,000,000 [52][53]
Rangeela A. R. Rahman 10,000,000 [51]
1998 Mundian To Bach Ke Panjabi MC 10,000,000 [54]
1999 Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai Rajesh Roshan 10,000,000 [55]

Indonesia

Rank Year Artist Album Sales Sources
1 1995 Nike Ardilla Sandiwara Cinta 5,000,000 [56]
2 1990 Nike Ardilla Bintang Kehidupan 4,000,000 [57]
3 2004 Noah Bintang Di Surga 3,200,000 [58]
4 2001 Padi Sesuatu Yang Tertunda 2,000,000 [59]
5 2010 Indah Dewi Pertiwi Hipnotis 2,000,000 [60]
6 2012 Noah Seperti Seharusnya 1,900,000
7 2000 Jamrud Ningrat 1,800,000 [61]
8 2000 Sheila on 7 Kisah Klasik Untuk Masa Depan 1,700,000 [62]
9 2000 Dewa 19 Bintang Lima 1,700,000 [62]
10 2011 Rossa The Best of Rossa 1,400,000 [63]

Ireland

Irish Recorded Music Association's best selling albums[64]
Rank Year Album Artist
1 1998 White Ladder David Gray
2 1992 Gold: The Greatest Hits ABBA
3 1992 A Woman's Heart Various
4 1998 The Best of 1980–1990 U2
5 1994 Live at the Point Christy Moore
Irish Recorded Music Association certifications
Rank Year Album Artist Sales Certification[65]
1 1997 Talk on Corners The Corrs 300,000 20× Platinum[66]
2 2011 21 Adele 270,000 18× Platinum
3 2009 Crazy Love Michael Bublé 225,000 15× Platinum
4 1995 Forgiven, Not Forgotten The Corrs 195,000 13× Platinum[66]
5 2008 The Love Album Westlife 150,000 10× Platinum
6 1996 Spice Spice Girls 135,000 9× Platinum
6 2008 The Fame / The Fame Monster Lady Gaga 135,000 9× Platinum
7 1992 Unplugged Eric Clapton 120,000 8× Platinum[67]
7 1999 Unplugged The Corrs 120,000 8× Platinum[66]
7 2005 X&Y Coldplay 120,000 8× Platinum
7 2005 Face to Face Westlife 120,000 8× Platinum
7 2008 The Circus Take That 120,000 8× Platinum
7 2009 I Dreamed a Dream Susan Boyle 120,000 8× Platinum

Italy

Rank Year Artist Album Sales Sources[68]
1 1985 Claudio Baglioni La vita è adesso 3,800,000
2 1998 Mina, Adriano Celentano Mina Celentano 2,365,000
3 1999 Adriano Celentano Io non-so parlar d'amore 2,360,000
4 1999 Lunapop ...Squerez? 1,870,000
5 1981 Claudio Baglioni Strada facendo 1,850,000

Japan

Sales figure derived from data that the Oricon provided in 2007.[69]

Rank Year Title Artist Sales
1 1999 First Love Hikaru Utada 8,700,000[70]
2 1998 B'z The Best "Pleasure" B'z 5,135,922
3 1997 Review Glay 4,875,980
4 2001 Distance Hikaru Utada 4,469,135
5 1998 B'z The Best "Treasure" B'z 4,438,742

Malaysia

Sales figure derived from various sources.[71][72][73][74][75][76][77]


Rank Year Title Artist Claimed sales Certifications
1 1996 Puji-Pujian Raihan 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 > 66 x Platinum
2 1994 USA Ella 500,000 - 900,000 > 33 x Platinum
3 1994 Bisa Berbisa U.K's 500,000 - 900,000 > 33 x Platinum
4 1996 Dang Dang Dut Amelina, Iwan & Sheeda 500,000 - 900,000 > 33 x Platinum
5 1997 Siti Nurhaliza Siti Nurhaliza 500,000 - 900,000 > 33 x Platinum
6 1996 Kau Kunci Cintaku (Dalam Hatimu) Ramlah Ram 500,000 - 800,000 > 33 x Platinum
7 1992 30110 Ella 500,000 - 800,000 > 33 x Platinum
8 1997 Brutal XPDC 500,000 - 800,000 > 33 x Platinum
9 1993 The Goodbye Kiss Jacky Cheung 500,000 - 800,000 > 33 x Platinum
10 1995 Kesan Terbukti Kumpulan Slam 400,000 - 800,000 > 26 x Platinum
11 1997 Cindai Siti Nurhaliza 400,000 - 800,000 > 26 x Platinum
12 1998 Adiwarna Siti Nurhaliza 400,000 - 800,000 > 26 x Platinum
13 1995 Tajam Menikam U.K's 300,000 - 600,000 > 20 x Platinum
14 1999 The Best of Awie Awie 300,000 - 600,000 > 20 x Platinum
15 1996 Kembali Merindu Kumpulan Slam 300,000 - 600,000 > 20 x Platinum
16 1996 Terbaik Slam Kumpulan Slam 300,000 - 600,000 > 20 x Platinum
17 2009 Thank You Allah Maher Zain 300,000 - 500,000 > 20 x Platinum
18 1989 Fenomena Search 300,000 - 500,000 > 20 x Platinum
19 1999 E.M.A.S Siti Nurhaliza 250,000 - 400,000 > 16 x Platinum
20 1990 Karisma Search 250,000 - 400,000 > 16 x Platinum


Mexico

Nine of the ten best-selling albums of all time in Mexico are from national artists.[78]

Rank Year Title Artist Sales
1 1984 Las mañanitas Pedro Infante 20,000,000[79]
2 1984 Recuerdos, Vol. II Juan Gabriel 8,000,000
3 1982 20 Triunfadoras José José 7,500,000
4 1991 Romance Luis Miguel 7,250,000
5 1986 Hoy platiqué con mi gallo Vicente Fernandez 7,000,000

New Zealand

Rank Album Artist Released Number of times
certified platinum
1 The Best of ABBA ABBA 1975 24[80]
Brothers in Arms Dire Straits 1985 24[80]
3 Come on Over Shania Twain 1997 21[81]
4 Legend Bob Marley and the Wailers 1984 18[80]
5 Bat Out of Hell Meat Loaf 1977 17[80]

Nigeria

Since 2004[82]
Rank Year Artist Album Sales
1 2007 P-Square Game Over 8,000,000
2 2005 P-Square Get Squared 5,000,000
3 2004 2face Idibia Face 2 Face 2,000,000
3 2005 2face Idibia Grass 2 Grace 1,500,000+

Philippines

The Philippine Association of the Record Industry or PARI is the organization responsible for awarding record certifications in the Philippines since 1999. Here are the top 10 of the 40 best-selling albums in the country.

Legend
pink Released before PARI began awarding certifications
purple Released after PARI began awarding certifications
Rank Album Artist Release Year Sales Certification Ref.
1 Christmas in Our Hearts Jose Mari Chan 1990 800,000 5x Diamond[83] [84]
2 Constant Change[nb 1] Jose Mari Chan 1989 800,000 5x Diamond[83] [85]
3 Westlife Westlife 2000 500,000 3x Diamond[83] [86]
4 R2K Regine Velasquez 1999 480,000 3x Platinum [87]
5 Cutterpillow Eraserheads 1995 400,000 2× Diamond [88]
6 Jaya Jaya 1996 360,000 2× Diamond [89]
7 Popstar: A Dream Come True Sarah Geronimo 2003 310,000 2× Diamond[83] [90]
8 Nina Live! Nina 2005 300,000 2x Diamond[83] [91]
9 Doo-Wops & Hooligans Bruno Mars 2010 300,000 2× Diamond[83] [92]
10 Coast to Coast Westlife 2000 280,000 Diamond[83] [86]

Portugal

Romania

South Korea

Rank Artist Title Year Claimed sales Sources
1 Kim Gun-mo Wrongful Encounter 1995 3,300,000 [93]
2 Jo Kwan-woo Memory 1995 3,000,000 [94]
Kim Jong-hwan For Love 1997 [95]
4 Lee Moon-sae When Love Passes By 1987 2,850,000 [96]
5 Standing Under the Shade of a Roadside Tree 1988 2,580,000
6 Kim Jong-hwan Reason for Existence 1996 2,500,000 [97]
7 Shin Seung-hun To Heaven 1996 2,470,000 [98]
8 Byun Jin-sub Back To You 1989 2,400,000 [99]
Seo Taiji and Boys Seo Taiji and Boys IV 1995 [100]
10 Seo Taiji and Boys II 1993 2,200,000

Serbia

Rank Year Artist Album Printed copies[101] Record label
1 2007 Seka Aleksić "Kraljica" 300,000 Grand Production
2008 Lepa Brena "Uđi slobodno..."
2 2007 Indira Radić "Heroji" +250,000
2010 Jelena Karleuša "JK Revolution" City Records
3 2007 Ana Kokić "Šta će meni ime" +200,000 Grand Production
Indira Radić "Lepo se provedi"
Saša Matić "Poklonite mi nju za rođendan"
2009 Tanja Savić "Sestre po suzama"
Seka Aleksić "Slučajni partneri"
2012 Aca Lukas "Stil života" City Records
2013 Ceca "Poziv"

Spain

Rank Year Artist Album Certification Sales Sources
1 1997 Alejandro Sanz Más 22 × Platinum 2,200,000 [102]
2 1994 Laura Pausini Laura Pausini 11× Platinum 1,300,000 [103][104]
3 1988 Mecano Descanso Dominical 13 × Platinum 1,300,000 [105]
2000 Alejandro Sanz El Alma al Aire 13 × Platinum 1,300,000 [106]
2002 David Bisbal Corazón latino 13 × Platinum 1,300,000 [107]
6 2002 Luciano Pavarotti Tutto Pavarotti 12 × Platinum 1,200,000 [108]
2000 La Oreja de Van Gogh El viaje de Copperpot 11 × Platinum 1,200,000 [109][110]

Switzerland

Year Title Artist Certification Shipments[111]
1992 Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA 10× Platinum 500,000
1985 Brothers in Arms Dire Straits 6× Platinum+Platinum 350,000
1997 Romanza Andrea Bocelli 7× Platinum 350,000
1982 Thriller Michael Jackson 6× Platinum 300,000
1997 Let's Talk About Love Celine Dion 6× Platinum 300,000
1981 Greatest Hits Queen 5× Platinum 250,000
1987 Dirty Dancing Various Artists 5× Platinum 250,000
1989 ...But Seriously Phil Collins 5× Platinum 250,000
1991 Greatest Hits II Queen 5× Platinum 250,000
1991 Dangerous Michael Jackson 5× Platinum 250,000
1992 The Bodyguard Whitney Houston / Various Artists 5× Platinum 250,000
1998 Uf u dervo Gölä & Band 5× Platinum 250,000

Taiwan

Rank Year Title Artist Sales
1 1993 The Goodbye Kiss Jacky Cheung 1,360,000
2 1997 Bad Boy A-mei 1,250,000
3 1995 True Love Compilation Jacky Cheung 1,220,000
4 1992 The Words After Drunk Jody Chiang 1,160,000
5 1997 Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture James Horner 1,100,000
6 1996 Sisters A-mei 1,080,000
7 1996 How Could I Forget You? Jacky Cheung 1,050,000
8 1998 Love Like Pacific Ocean Richie Jen 1,020,000
9 1989 Talk to You, Listen to You Sarah Chen 970,000
10 1993 The New Butterfly Dream Huang An 940,000

Thailand

Year Title Artist Label Sales
1984 Made in Thailand Carabao (band) GMM Grammy 5,000,000+
1990 Boomerang Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 2,000,000+
1990 Ninja Christina Aguilar GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1991 Prik-Kee-Nu Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 3,000,000+
1991 Jor-Ae-Bor Jetrin Wattanasin GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1992 Kwam-Lab-Sood-Korb-Fah Mai Charoenpura GMM Grammy 2,000,000+
1994 Red Beat Christina Aguilar
1994 Thor-Thong Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1994 Mr.Mos – Mai-Rak-Mai-Dai-Leaw Patiparn Pataweekarn GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1995 Amita Tata Young Tata Young GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1995 Feather & Flowers Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1996 6.2.12 Christina Aguilar Jetrin Wattanasin Patiparn Pataweekarn Tata Young Myria Benedetti UHT GMM Grammy 2,000,000+
1997 Siren Love Ruangsak Loychusak RS Public Company Limited 1,000,000+
1998 Thongchai Service Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
1998 Entertainment Loso GMM Grammy 2,000,000+[112]
1999 DUNK Phunkorn Boonyachinda RS Public Company Limited 1,500,000+
1999 Tu-Pleng Saman Prajam Barn Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
2001 Smile Club Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 2,200,000+
2002 Chood-Rab-Kak Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 8,000,000+
2003 Soundshake Clash (Thai band) GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
2004 Bird-Sek Thongchai McIntyre Seksan Sukpimai GMM Grammy 2,000,000+
2005 Volume 1 Thongchai McIntyre GMM Grammy 1,000,000+
2006 Crashing Clash (Thai band) GMM Grammy 500,000+
2007 Save My Life Bodyslam (band) GMM Grammy 400,000+
2010 KRAAM Bodyslam (band) GMM Grammy 440,000+

[113][better source needed] [114][better source needed]

United Kingdom

Key
Released before UK music recording certifications were introduced in April 1973
Best-selling albums in the UK
Position Album Artist Record label[a] Released[a] Chart
peak[a]
Copies sold Number of times
certified Platinum[b]
1 Greatest Hits Queen Parlophone October 1981 1 6,120,000 (Jul 2016)[117] 20×
2 Gold: Greatest Hits ABBA Polydor September 1992 1 5,300,000 (Jul 2016)[117] 17×
3 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band The Beatles Parlophone June 1967 1 5,100,000 (Jul 2016)[118] 17×
4 21 Adele XL January 2011 1 5,000,000 (Jan 2017)[119] 16×
5 (What's the Story) Morning Glory? Oasis Creation October 1995 1 4,700,000 (Jul 2016)[118] 14×

United States

Rank Artist Album Shipments (sales) Certification[120][121]
1 Eagles Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) 38,000,000 38 × Platinum
2 Michael Jackson Thriller 33,000,000 33 × Platinum
3 Eagles Hotel California 26,000,000 26 × Platinum
4 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV 23,000,000 23 × Platinum
5 AC/DC Back in Black 22,000,000 22 × Platinum
6 Shania Twain Come on Over 20,000,000 20 × Platinum
6 Fleetwood Mac Rumours 20,000,000 20 × Platinum

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c The record labels, dates and chart peaks are those given by the OCC.[115]
  2. ^ The certifications are those given by the BPI as of 14 August 2016.[116]

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