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Top selling albums by year in United States.

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- Based on calendar year, not Billboard year

- Sales used for 1993-2014, SPS used for 2015-present.

Β - Pre-album SPS is included for 2017/2018

- Numbers for 2013-present all courtesy of oldbloke at UKMix

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1993:

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1. Soundtrack β€” The Bodyguard: 5,500,000
2. Janet Jackson β€” Janet: 4,300,000
3. Pearl Jam β€” Vs.: 3,800,000
4. Kenny G β€” Breathless: 3,800,000
5. Mariah Carey β€” Music Box: 3,300,000
6. Dr. Dre β€” The Chronic: 2,900,000
7. Eric Clapton β€” Unplugged: 2,900,000
8. Garth Brooks β€” In Pieces: 2,800,000
9. Stonο»Ώe Temple Pilots β€” Core: 2,700,000
10. Meat Loaf β€” Bat Out of Hell II: 2,600,000
11. Billy Joel β€” River of Dreams: 2,600,000
12. Spin Doctors β€” Pocket Full of Kryptonite: 2,500,000
13. Aerosmith β€” Get a Grip: 2,500,000
14. Snoop Doggy Dogg β€” Doggy Style: 2,400,000
15. Pearl Jam β€” Ten: 2,300,000
16. Soundtrack β€” Sleepless In Seattle: 2,300,000
17. Rod Stewart β€” Unplugged...And Seated: 2,200,000
18. SWV β€” It's About Time: 2,100,000
19. Billy Ray Cyrus β€” Some Gave All: 1,900,000
20. Alan Jackson β€” A Lot About Livin': 1,900,000
21. Sting β€” Ten Summoner's Tales: 1,900,000
22. U2 β€” Zooropa: 1,800,000
23. Frank Sinatra β€” Duets: 1,800,000
24. Sade β€” Love Deluxe: 1,700,000
25. Toni Braxton β€” Toni Braxton: 1,700,000
26. Cypress Hill β€” Black Sunday: 1,700,000
27. Blind Melon β€” Blind Melon: 1,700,000
28. Various Artists β€” Common Thread: The Songs of the Eagles: 1,600,000
29. Nirvana β€” In Utero: 1,500,000
30. Reba McEntire β€” It's Your Call: 1,500,000
31. Lenny Kravitz β€” Are You Gonna Go My Way?: 1,500,000
32. Michael Bolton β€” The One Thing: 1,500,000
33. Silk β€” Lose Control: 1,500,000
34. Soul Asylum β€” Grave Dancers Union: 1,500,000
35. Soundtrack β€” Aladdin: 1,500,000
36. Shai β€” If I Ever Fall in Love: 1,400,000
37. Reba McEntire β€” Greatest Hits Volume Two: 1,400,000
38. Garth Brooks β€” The Chase: 1,300,000
39. Brooks & Dunn β€” Hard Workin' Man: 1,300,000
40. Barbra Streisand β€” Back to Broadway: 1,300,000
41. Smashing Pumpkins β€” Siamese Dream: 1,300,000
42. Michael Jackson β€” Dangerous: 1,300,000
43. Snow β€” 12 Inches of Snow: 1,300,000
44. George Strait β€” Pure Country: 1,300,000
45. Jon Secada β€” Jon Secada: 1,300,000
46. Bryan Adams β€” So Far So Good: 1,200,000
47. Arrested Development β€” 3 Years 5 Months & 2 Days: 1,200,000
48. Metallica β€” Metallica: 1,200,000
49. 4 Non Blondes β€” Bigger, Better, Faster, More!: 1,200,000
50. Duran Duran β€” Duran Duran: 1,200,000

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1994:

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1. Soundtrack β€” The Lion King: 4,900,000
2. Ace of Base β€” The Sign: 4,900,000
3. Boyz II Men β€” II: 4,300,000
4. Counting Crows β€” August & Everything After: 3,800,000
5. Green Day β€” Dookie: 3,400,000
6. Tim McGraw β€” Not a Moment Too Soon: 3,200,000
7. Stone Temple Pilots β€” Purple: 3,100,000
8. Kenny G β€” Miracles: The Holiday Album: 3,000,000
9. Offspring β€” Smash: 2,900,000
10. Mariah Carey β€” Music Box: 2,700,000
11. Pearl Jam β€” Vitalogy: 2,600,000
12. Toni Braxton β€” Toni Braxton: 2,500,000
13. Soundgarden β€” Superunknown: 2,500,000
14. Eagles β€” Hell Freezes Over: 2,400,000
15. Candlebox β€” Candlebox: 2,400,000
16. Soundtrack β€” Forrest Gump: 2,400,000
17. R. Kelly β€” 12 Play: 2,300,000
18. Pink Floyd β€” The Division Bell: 2,300,000
19. Benedictine Monks β€” Chant: 2,200,000
20. Celine Dion β€” Colour Of My Love: 2,100,000
21. Warren G β€” Regulate...G Funk Era: 2,100,000
22. Snoop Doggy Dogg β€” Doggy Style: 2,000,000
23. Yanni β€” Live At the Acropolis: 2,000,000
24. Salt-N-Pepa β€” Very Necessary: 2,000,000
25. Garth Brooks β€” The Hits: 1,900,000
26. John Michael Montgomery β€” Kickin' It Up: 1,900,000
27. Smashing Pumpkins β€” Siamese Dream: 1,900,000
28. Nirvana β€” MTV Unplugged In New York: 1,900,000
29. R.E.M. β€” Monster: 1,900,000
30. Soundtrack β€” Above the Rim: 1,900,000
31. Mariah Carey β€” Merry Christmas: 1,900,000
32. All-4-One β€” All-4-One: 1,800,000
33. Melissa Etheridge β€” Yes I Am: 1,700,000
34. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers β€” Greatest Hits: 1,700,000
35. Sheryl Crow β€” Tuesday Night Music Club: 1,700,000
36. Eric Clapton β€” From the Cradle: 1,700,000
37. Soundtrack β€” Reality Bites: 1,600,000
38. Janet Jackson β€” Janet: 1,600,000
39. Aerosmith β€” Get a Grip: 1,600,000
40. Soundtrack β€” The Crow: 1,500,000
41. Enigma β€” The Cross of Changes: 1,500,000
42. Soundtrack β€” The Bodyguard: 1,500,000
43. Rolling Stones β€” Voodoo Lounge: 1,500,000
44. Soundtrack β€” Murder Was the Case: 1,400,000
45. Nine Inch Nails β€” The Downward Spiral: 1,400,000
46. Alice In Chains β€” Jar of Flies: 1,400,000
47. Pearl Jam β€” Vs.: 1,400,000
48. Crash Test Dummies β€” God Shuffled His Feet: 1,400,000Β 
49. The Cranberries β€” No Need to Argue: 1,400,000
50. Reba McEntire β€” Read My Mind: 1,300,000

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1995:

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1. Hootie & the Blowfish β€” Cracked Rear View: 7,000,000
2. TLC β€” CrazySexyCool: 4,800,000
3. Alanis Morissette β€” Jagged Little Pill: 4,200,000
4. Mariah Carey β€” Daydream: 3,900,000
5. Garth Brooks β€” The Hits: 3,800,000
6. Live β€” Throwing Copper: 3,500,000
7. Boyz II Men β€” II: 3,400,000
8. The Beatles β€” Anthology I: 2,900,000
9. Eagles β€” Hell Freezes Over: 2,800,000
10. Shania Twain β€” The Woman In Me: 2,800,000
11. Soundtrack β€” Dangerous Minds: 2,600,000
12. Green Day β€” Dookie: 2,600,000
13. Bush β€” Sixteen Stone: 2,300,000
14. Blues Traveler β€” Four: 2,300,000
15. Garth Brooks β€” Fresh Horses: 2,200,000
16. Soundtrack β€” Waiting to Exhale: 2,100,000
17. Dave Matthews Band β€” Under the Table and Dreaming: 2,100,000
18. Bone Thungs-N-Harmony β€” East 1999 Eternal: 2,000,000
19. Cranberries β€” No Need to Argue: 2,000,000
20. John Michael Montgomery β€” John Michael Montgomery: 2,000,000
21. Soundtrack β€” Pocahontas: 2,000,000
22. Soundtrack β€” The Lion King: 1,900,000
23. Michael Jackson β€” HIStory: 1,900,000
24. Sheryl Crow β€” Tuesday Night Music Club: 1,900,000
25. Mannheim Steamroller β€” Christmas In the Aire: 1,800,000
26. Van Halen β€” Balance: 1,800,000
27. Smashing Pumpkins β€” Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness: 1,700,000
28. Offspring β€” Smash: 1,700,000
29. 2Pac β€” Me Against the World: 1,700,000
30. Kenny G β€” Miracles: The Holiday Album: 1,700,000
31. Selena β€” Dreaming of You: 1,700,000
32. White Zombie β€” Astro Creep: 1,600,000
33. Natalie Merchant β€” Tigerlily: 1,600,000
34. Pearl Jam β€” Vitalogy: 1,600,000
35. Alan Jackson β€” The Greatest Hits Collection: 1,600,000
36. Bruce Springsteen β€” Greatest Hits: 1,600,000
37. Soundtrack β€” Friday: 1,500,000
38. Soundtrack β€” Pulp Fiction: 1,400,000
39. Soundtrack β€” Batman Forever: 1,400,000
40. Soundtrack β€” Forrest Gump: 1,300,000
41. Mary J. Blige β€” My Life: 1,300,000
42. Melissa Etheridge β€” Yes I Am: 1,300,000
43. Silverchair β€” Frogstomp: 1,300,000
44. Jeff Foxworthy β€” Games Rednecks Play: 1,300,000
45. Tim McGraw β€” All I Want: 1,300,000
46. Nirvana β€” MTV Unplugged in New York: 1,300,000
47. Alison Krauss β€” Now That I've Found You: 1,300,000
48. Seal β€” Seal: 1,300,000
49. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers β€” Wildflowers: 1,200,000
50. Annie Lennox β€” Medusa: 1,200,000

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1996:

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1. Alanis Morissette β€” Jagged Little Pill: 7,400,000
2. Celine Dion β€” Falling Into You: 6,000,000
3. Fugees β€” The Score: 4,500,000
4. No Doubt β€” Tragic Kingdom: 4,400,000
5. Mariah Carey β€” Daydream: 3,000,000
6. 2Pac β€” All Eyez On Me: 3,000,000
7. Metallica β€” Load: 3,000,000
8. Toni Braxton β€” Secrets: 2,900,000
9. Shania Twain β€” The Woman In Me: 2,800,000
10. Oasis β€” (What's the Story) Morning Glory: 2,600,000
11. Tracy Chapman β€” New Beginning: 2,600,000
12. Soundtrack β€” Waiting to Exhale: 2,600,000
13. Bone Thungs-N-Harmony β€” E. 1999 Eternal: 2,500,000
14. LeAnn Rimes β€” Blue: 2,500,000
15. Bush β€” Sixteen Stone: 2,300,000
16. Hootie & the Blowfish β€” Fairweather Johnson: 2,000,000
17. Keith Sweat β€” Keith Sweat: 2,100,000
18. Dave Matthews Band β€” Crash: 2,000,000
19. Smashing Pumpkins β€” Mellon Collie and the Infinity Sadness: 1,900,000
20. Hootie & the Blowfish β€” Cracked Rear View: 1,700,000
21. Makaveli β€” The Don Killuminati: 1,700,000
22. Kenny G β€” The Moment: 1,700,000
23. Coolio β€” Gangsta's Paradise: 1,600,000
24. Nas β€” It Was Written: 1,600,000
25. Rage Against the Machine β€” Evil Empire: 1,600,000
26. Brooks & Dunn β€” Borderline: 1,600,000
27. Alan Jackson β€” The Greatest Hits Collection: 1,600,000
28. George Strait β€” Blue Clear Sky: 1,500,000
29. 311 β€” 311: 1,500,000
30. Bush β€” Razorblade Suitcase: 1,500,000
31. R. Kelly β€” R. Kelly: 1,500,000
32. The Beatles β€” Anthology 2: 1,400,000
33. Presidents of the USA β€” Presidents of the USA: 1,400,000
34. Cranberries β€” To The Faithful Departed: 1,300,000
35. Snoop Doggy Dogg β€” Tha Doggfather: 1,300,000
36. Natalie Merchant β€” Tigerlily: 1,300,000
37. Weird Al Yankovic β€” Bad Hair Day: 1,300,000
38. New Edition β€” Home Again: 1,300,000
39. Stone Temple Pilots β€” Tiny Music: 1,300,000
40. Soundtrack β€” Romeo + Juliet: 1,300,000
41. Garth Brooks β€” Fresh Horses: 1,200,000
42. Jewel β€” Pieces of You: 1,200,000
43. Joan Osborne β€” Relish: 1,200,000
44. BLACKstreet β€” Another Level: 1,200,000
45. LL Cool J β€” Mr. Smith: 1,200,000
46. Garbage β€” Garbage: 1,200,000
47. Soundgarden β€” Down on the Upside: 1,200,000
48. Enya β€” The Memory of Treees: 1,200,000
49. Pearl Jam β€” No Code: 1,200,000
50. Jock Jams β€” Volume 2: 1,100,000

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1997:

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1. Spice Girls β€” Spice: 5,300,000
2. Jewel β€” Pieces of You: 4,300,000
3. Puff Daddy & the Family β€” No Way Out: 3,400,000
4. Garth Brooks β€” Sevens: 3,300,000
5. Hanson β€” Middle of Nowhere: 3,200,000
6. The Notorious B.I.G. β€” Life After Death: 3,100,000
7. The Wallflowers β€” Bringing Down the Horse: 3,100,000
8. Celine Dion β€” Falling Into You: 3,000,000
9. Soundtrack β€” Space Jam: 2,900,000
10. LeAnn Rimes β€” You Light Up My Life: 2,900,000
11. matchbox 20 β€” Yourself or Someone Like You: 2,700,000
12. LeAnn Rimes β€” Blue: 2,700,000
13. No Doubt β€” Tragic Kingdom: 2,600,000
14. Soundtrack β€” Men in Black: 2,600,000
15. Celine Dion β€” Let's Talk About Love: 2,500,000
16. Fleetwood Mac β€” The Dance: 2,200,000
17. Mariah Carey β€” Butterfly: 2,100,000
18. Barbra Streisand β€” Higher Ground: 2,100,000
19. Sublime β€” Sublime: 2,000,000
20. Erykah Badu β€” Baduizm: 2,000,000
21. LeAnn Rimes β€” Unchained Melody/The Early Years: 2,000,000
22. George Strait β€” Carrying Your Love With Me: 2,000,000
23. Tim McGraw β€” Everywhere: 1,900,000
24. Chumbawamba β€” Tubthumper: 1,900,000
25. Toni Braxton β€” Secrets: 1,800,000
26. Mary J. Blige β€” Share My World: 1,800,000
27. Deana Carter β€” Did I Shave My Legs For This?: 1,700,000
28. Aqua β€” Aquarium: 1,700,000
29. BLACKstreet β€” Another Level: 1,700,000
30. Prodigy β€” The Fat of the Land: 1,700,000
31. Wu-Tang Clan β€” Wu-Tang Forever: 1,600,000
32. Shania Twain β€” Come On Over: 1,600,000
33. Sarah McLachlan β€” Superfacing: 1,600,000
34. Metallica β€” Re-Load: 1,500,000
35. Fiona Apple β€” Tidal: 1,500,000
36. Master P β€” Ghetto D: 1,500,000
37. Soundtrack β€” Romeo + Juliet: 1,500,000
38. Mase β€” Halrem World: 1,500,000
39. Boyz II Men β€” Evolution: 1,500,000
40. Trisha Yearwood β€” (Songbook) A Collection of Hits: 1,400,000
41. Makeveli β€” The Don Killuminati: 1,400,000
42. Various Artists β€” Pure Moods: 1,400,000
43. Live β€” Secret Samadhi: 1,400,000
44. Sugar Ray β€” Floored: 1,400,000
45. Spice Girls β€” Spiceworld: 1,400,000
46. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony β€” The Art of War: 1,400,000
47. Dave Matthews Band β€” Crash: 1,400,000
48. God's Property β€” God's Property: 1,400,000
49. Bob Carlisle β€” Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace): 1,400,000
50. U2 β€” Pop: 1,300,000

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1998:

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1. Soundtrack β€” Titanic: 9,300,000
2. Celine Dion β€” Let's Talk About Love: 5,900,000
3. Backstreet Boys β€” Backstreet Boys: 5,700,000
4. Shania Twain β€” Come On Over: 4,900,000
5. 'N Sync β€” 'N Sync: 4,400,000
6. Soundtrack β€” City of Angels: 4,100,000
7. Garth Brooks β€” Double Live: 3,900,000
8. Will Smith β€” Big Willie Style: 3,700,000
9. Savage Garden β€” Savage Garden: 3,200,000
10. Soundtrack β€” Armageddon: 3,200,000
11. matchbox 20 β€” Yourself or Someone Like You: 3,200,000
12. Beastie Boys β€” Hello Nasty: 3,200,000
13. Brandy β€” Never Say Never: 2,900,000
14. Lauryn Hill β€” The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: 2,900,000
15. Madonna β€” Ray of Light: 2,800,000
16. Jay-Z β€” Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life: 2,800,000
17. Celine Dion β€” These Are Special Times: 2,700,000
18. Barenaked Ladies β€” Stunt: 2,700,000
19. Usher β€” My Way: 2,600,000
20. Spice Girls β€” Spice World: 2,400,000
21. K-Ci & JoJo β€” Love Always: 2,300,000
22. Dixie Chicks β€” Wide Open Spaces: 2,300,000
23. DMX β€” It's Dark and Hell Is Hot: 2,300,000
24. Jewel β€” Spirit: 2,300,000
25. Dave Matthews Band β€” Before These Crowded Streets: 2,200,000
26. Creed β€” My Own Prison: 2,200,000
27. Soundtrack β€” Hope Floats: 2,100,000
28. Garth Brooks β€” Sevens: 2,000,000
29. Master P β€” MP Da Last Don: 2,000,000
30. Soundtrack β€” Dr. Dolittle: 2,000,000
31. Sarah McLachlan β€” Surfacing: 1,900,000
32. Alanis Morissette β€” Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie: 1,800,000
33. Third Eye Blind β€” Third Eye Blind: 1,800,000
34. Natalie Imbruglia β€” Left of the Middle: 1,800,000
35. Garth Brooks β€” The Limited Series: 1,700,000
36. Mariah Carey β€” #1's: 1,700,000
37. Snoop Dogg β€” Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not to Be Told: 1,700,000
38. Faith Hill β€” Faith: 1,700,000
39. Spice Girls β€” Spice: 1,600,000
40. Brian Setzer Orchestra β€” The Dirty Boogie: 1,600,000
41. Janet Jackson β€” The Velvet Rope: 1,600,000
42. Soundtrack β€” The Wedding Singer: 1,500,000
43. Brian McKnight β€” Anytime: 1,500,000
44. The Offspring β€” Americana: 1,500,000
45. Mase β€” Harlem World: 1,500,000
46. Andrea Bocelli β€” Romanza: 1,400,000
47. Metallica β€” Garage Inc.: 1,400,000
48. Silkk the Shocker β€” Charge It 2 Da Game: 1,400,00
49. Puff Daddy & the Family β€” No Way Out: 1,400,000
50. Korn β€” Follow the Leader: 1,400,000

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1999:

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1. Backstreet Boys β€” Millennium: 9,400,000
2. Britney Spears β€” ...Baby One More Time: 8,400,000
3. Ricky Martin β€” Ricky Martin: 6,000,000
4. Shania Twain β€” Come On Over: 5,600,000
5. Limp Bizkit β€” Significant Other: 5,000,000
6. Santana β€” Supernatural: 4,700,000
7. Kid Rock β€” Devil Without A Cause: 4,300,000
8. TLC β€” Fanmail: 4,200,000
9. Christina Aguilera β€” Christina Aguilera: 3,700,000
10. Dixie Chicks β€” Wide Open Spaces: 3,500,000
11. 'N Sync β€” 'N Sync: 3,300,000
12. Juveile β€” 400 Degreez: 3,300,000
13. Celine Dion β€” All the Way...A Decade of Song: 2,900,000
14. The Offspring β€” Americana: 2,900,000
15. Eminem β€” The Slim Shady LP: 2,800,000
16. Lauryn Hill β€” The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: 2,800,000
17. Cher β€” Believe: 2,800,000
18. 98 Degrees β€” 98 Degrees and Rising: 2,700,000
19. Dixie Chicks β€” Fly: 2,700,000
20. Lou Bega β€” A Little Bit of Mambo: 2,500,000
21. Smash Mouth β€” Astro Lounge: 2,500,000
22. Blink-182 β€” Enema Of the State: 2,400,000
23. Backstreet Boys β€” Backstreet Boys: 2,300,000
24. Red Hot Chili Peppers β€” Californication: 2,200,000
25. Mariah Carey β€” Rainbow: 2,100,000
26. Creed β€” Human Clay: 2,100,000
27. Tim McGraw β€” A Place in the Sun: 2,000,000
28. Sugar Ray β€” 14:59: 2,000,000
29. Everlast β€” Whitey Ford Sings the Blues: 2,000,000
30. Dr. Dre β€” 2001: 1,900,000
31. Jennifer Lopez β€” On the 6: 1,900,00
32. Sarah McLachlan β€” Mirrorball: 1,900,000
33. Various Artists β€” Ruff Ryders: 1,900,000
34. Jay-Z β€” Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life: 1,900,000
35. Korn β€” Issues: 1,900,000
36. DMX β€” Flesh of My Fresh Blood of My Blood: 1,800,000
37. Goo Goo Dolls β€” Dizzy Up the Girl: 1,800,000
38. Nas β€” I Am...:1,700,000
39. 2Pac β€” Greatest Hits: 1,600,000
40. Kenny G β€” Faith: A Holiday Album: 1,600,000
41. Korn β€” Follow the Leader: 1,600,000
42. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 1,600,000
43. Will Smith β€” Willennium: 1,500,000
44. Godsmack β€” Godsmack: 1,500,000
45. Creed β€” My Onw Prison: 1,500,000
46. Whitney Houston β€” My Love Is Your Love: 1,500,000
47. Various Artists β€” NOW 2: 1,500,000
48. Lenny Kravitz β€” 5: 1,500,000
49. Soundtrack β€” Tarzan: 1,500,000
50. Andrea Bocelli β€” Sogno: 1,400,000

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2000:

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1. 'N Sync β€” No Strings Attached: 9,900,000
2. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP: 7,900,000
3. Britney Spears β€” Oops!...I Did It Again: 7,900,000
4. Creed β€” Human Clay: 6,600,000
5. Santana β€” Supernatural: 5,900,000
6. The Beatles β€” 1: 5,100,000
7. Nelly β€” Country Grammar: 5,100,000
8. Backstreet Boys β€” Black & Blue: 4,300,000
9. Dr. Dre β€” 2001: 4,000,000
10. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 3,800,000
11. 3 Doors Down β€” The Better Life: 3,800,000
12. Christina Aguilera β€” Christina Aguilera: 3,800,000
13. Limp Bizkit β€” Chocolate Starfish: 3,700,000
14. Dixie Chicks β€” Fly: 3,500,000
15. Sisqo β€” Unleash the Dragon: 3,500,000
16. Faith Hill β€” Breathe: 3,400,000
17. Various Artists β€” NOW 5: 3,200,000
18. DMX β€” ...And Then There Was X: 3,100,000
19. Kid Rock β€” Devil Without a Cause: 2,800,000
20. Papa Roach β€” Infest: 2,700,000
21. Celine Dion β€” All the Way...A Decade of Song: 2,700,000
22. Macy Gray β€” On How Life Is: 2,700,000
23. Matchbox Twenty β€” Mad Season: 2,500,000
24. Baha Men β€” Who Let the Dogs Out: 2,400,000
25. Various Artists β€” NOW 4: 2,400,000
26. OutKast β€” Stankonia: 2,400,000
27. The Red Hot Chili Peppers β€” Californication: 2,300,000
28. Backstreet Boys β€” Millennium: 2,300,000
29. Sting β€” Brand New Day: 2,200,000
30. Jay-Z β€” Vol. 3...Life and Times of S. Carter: 2,200,000
31. Joe β€” My Name Is Joe: 2,100,000
32. Kid Rock β€” The History of Rock: 2,000,000
33. R. Kelly β€” TP-2.COM: 1,900,000
34. Eiffel 65 β€” Europop: 1,900,000
35. Toni Braxton β€” The Heat: 1,800,000
36. Madonna β€” Music: 1,800,000
37. Limp Bixkit β€” Significant Other: 1,800,000
38. Shaggy β€” Hotshot: 1,800,000
39. Marc Anthony β€” Marc Anthony: 1,700,000
40. Sade β€” Lovers Rock: 1,700,000
41. Jay-Z β€” The Dynasty of Roc La Familia: 1,700,000
42. B.B. King & Eric Clapton β€” Riding With the King: 1,600,000
43. Britney Spears β€” ...Baby One More Time: 1,600,000
44. P!nk β€” Can't Take Me Home: 1,600,000
45. U2 β€” All That You Can't Leave Behind: 1,600,000
46. Tim McGraw β€” Greatest Hits: 1,600,000
47. Shania Twain β€” Come On Over: 1,500,000
48. 98 Degrees β€” Revelation: 1,500,000
49. Lenny Kravitz β€” Greatest Hits: 1,500,000
50. D'Angelo β€” Voodoo: 1,500,000

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2001:

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1. Linkin Park β€” Hybrid Theory: 4,810,000
2. Shaggy β€” Hotshot: 4,520,000
3. 'N Sync β€” Celebrity: 4,420,000
4. Enya β€” A Day Without Rain: 4,410,000
5. Staind β€” Break the Cycle: 4,240,000
6. Alicia Keys β€” Songs In a Minor: 4,100,000
7. Destiny's Child β€” Survivor: 3,720,000
8. Creed β€” Weathered: 3,580,000
9. Soundtrack β€” O Brother, Where Art Thou?: 3,460,000
10. Various Artists β€” NOW 6: 3,130,000
11. Jennifer Lopez β€” J.LO: 3,040,000
12. Dave Matthews Band β€” Everyday: 2,940,000
13. Various Artists β€” NOW 7: 2,940,000
14. Britney Spears β€” Britney: 2,920,000
15. The Beatles β€” 1: 2,910,000
16. Usher β€” 8701: 2,710,000
17. Janet Jackson β€” All For You: 2,670,000
18. Nickelback β€” Silver Side Up: 2,630,000
19. Nelly β€” Country Grammar: 2,450,000
20. Various Artists β€” NOW 8: 2,450,000
21. Limp Bizkit β€” Chocolate Starfish: 2,400,000
22. Dido β€” No Angel: 2,330,000
23. Garth Brooks β€” Scarecrow: 2,260,000
24. Ja Rule β€” Pain is Love: 2,150,000
25. Soundtrack β€” Save the Last Dance: 2,030,000
26. Soundtrack β€” Coyote Ugly: 2,020,000
27. Lifehouse β€” No Name Face: 1,950,000
28. Train β€” Drops Of Jupiter: 1,920,000
29. Aaliyah β€” Aaliyah: 1,890,000
30. Jay-Z β€” The Blueprint: 1,880,000Β 
31. Ja Rule β€” Rule 3:36: 1,860,000
32. Creed β€” Human Clay: 1,850,000
33. D12 β€” Devil's Night: 1,820,000
34. Lenny Kravitz β€” Greatest Hits: 1,810,000
35. Nelly Furtado β€” Whoa, Nelly!: 1,810,000
36. 2Pac β€” Until the End of Time: 1,790,000
37. Ludacris β€” Back For the First Time: 1,710,000
38. Enrique Iglesias β€” Escape: 1,710,000
39. U2 β€” All That You Can't Leave Behind: 1,700,000
40. 112 β€” Part III: 1,690,000
41. Tool β€” Lateralus: 1,670,000
42. Soundtrack β€” Moulin Rouge: 1,640,000
43. Various Artists β€” NOW That's What I Call Christmas: 1,610,000
44. Mary J. Blige β€” No More Drama: 1,610,000
45. Michael Jackson β€” Invincible: 1,560,000
46. Blink 182 β€” Take Off Your Pants and Jacket: 1,560,000
47. Uncle Kracker β€” Double Wide: 1,560,000
48. Alien Ant Farm β€” Anthology: 1,530,000
49. O-Town β€” O-Town: 1,520,000
50. Dream β€” It Was All A Dream: 1,500,000

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2002:

Β 

1. Eminem β€” The Eminem Show: 7,608,000
2. Nelly β€” Nellyville: 4,916,000
3. Avril Lavigne β€” Let Go: 4,121,000
4. Dixie Chicks β€” Home: 3,690,000
5. Soundtrack β€” 8 Mile: 3,498,000
6. P!nk β€” M!ssundaztood: 3,145,000
7. Ashanti β€” Ashanti: 3,099,000
8. Alan Jackson β€” Drive: 3,055,000
9. Shania Twain β€” Up: 2,090,000
10. Soundtrack β€” O Brother Where Art Thou: 2,736,000
11. Norah Jones β€” Come Away With Me: 2,661,000
12. Celine Dion β€” A New Day Has Come: 2,645,000
13. Josh Groban β€” Josh Groban: 2,569,000
14. Various Artists β€” NOW 9: 2,451,000
15. Elvis Presley β€” Elv1s: 30 #1 Hits: 2,445,000
16. Creed β€” Weathered: 2,338,000
17. Linkin Park β€” Hybrid Theory: 2,139,000
18. Faith Hill β€” Cry: 2,089,000
19. Puddle of Mudd β€” Come Clean: 2,071,000
20. Toby Keith β€” Unleashed: 2,019,000
21. Kenny Chesney β€” No Shoes No Shirt No Problems: 2,001,000
22. Ludacris β€” Word of Mouf: 1,977,000
23. Shakira β€” Laundry Service: 1,951,000
24. Nickelback β€” Silver Side Up: 1,921,000
25. John Mayer β€” Room for Squares: 1,856,000
26. Bruce Springsteen β€” The Rising: 1,764,000
27. Justin Timberlake β€” Justified: 1,714,000
28. No Doubt β€” Rock Steady: 1,714,000
29. Various Artists β€” NOW 11: 1,694,000
30. Christina Aguilera β€” Stripped: 1,673,000
31. Sheryl Crow β€” C'mon C'mon: 1,668,000
32. Tim McGraw & the Dancehall Doctors β€” Tim McGraw: 1,653,000
33. Dave Matthews Band β€” Busted Stuff: 1,638,000
34. Rolling Stones β€” Forty Licks: 1,527,000
35. System Of a Down β€” Toxicity: 1,509,000
36. Various Artists β€” NOW 10: 1,506,000
37. Santana β€” Shaman: 1,500,000
38. Enrique Iglesias β€” Escape: 1,488,000
39. Usher β€” 8701: 1,423,000
40. Ja Rule β€” Pain Is Love: 1,411,000
41. Alicia Keys β€” Songs in A Minor: 1,374,000
42. P.O.D. β€” Satellite: 1,364,000
43. Jay-Z β€” The Blueprint 2: 1,331,000
44. Jennifer Lopez β€” J To Tha L-O: The Remixes: 1,307,000
45. P. Diddy β€” We Invented the Remix: 1,305,000
46. Kid Rock β€” Cocky: 1,288,000
47. Red Hot Chili Peppers β€” By the Way: 1,284,000
48. Jennifer Loepz β€” This Is Me...Then: 1,284,000
49. Korn β€” Untouchables: 1,252,000
50. Michelle Branch β€” The Spirit Room: 1,231,000

Β 

2003:

Β 

1. 50 Cent β€” Get Rich or Die Tryin': 6,536,000
2. Norah Jones β€” Come Away With Me: 5,137,000
3. Linkin Park β€” Meteora: 3,478,000
4. Evanescene β€” Fallen: 3,365,000
5. OutKast β€” Speakerboxxx/The Love Below: 3,090,000
6. Beyonce β€” Dangerously in Love: 2,527,000
7. R. Kelly β€” Chocolate Factory: 2,440,000
8. Hilary Duff β€” Metamorphosis: 2,406,000
9. Toby Keith β€” Shock N Y'all: 2,324,000
10. Coldplay β€” A Rush of Blood to the Head: 2,184,000
11. Clay Aiken β€” Measure of a Man: 2,101,000
12. Alan Jackson β€” Greatest Hits Volume II: 2,052,000
13. Various Artists β€” NOW 14: 2,016,000
14. Dixie Chicks β€” Home: 2,005,000
15. 3 Doors Down β€” Away From the Sun: 1,984,000
16. Kid Rock β€” Cocky: 1,953,000
17. Soundtrack β€” Chicago: 1,922,000
18. Sean Paul β€” Dutty Rock: 1,912,000
19. Cher β€” The Very Best of Cher: 1,852,000
20. Kelly Clarkson β€” Thankful: 1,843,000
21. Avril Lavigne β€” Let Go: 1,835,000
22. Good Charlotte β€” 1,827,000
23. Shania Twain β€” Up: 1,821,000
24. Chingy β€” Jackpot: 1,810,000
25. Josh Groban β€” Closer: 1,769,000
26. Christina Aguilera β€” Stripped: 1,736,000
27. Alicia Keys β€” The Diary of Alicia Keys: 1,707,000
28. Toby Keith β€” Unleashed: 1,698,000
29. Luther Vandross β€” Dance with My Father: 1,662,000
30. Celine Dion β€” One Heart: 1,661,000
31. Soundtrack β€” The Lizzie McGuire Movie: 1,635,000
32. Ludacris β€” Chicken'N'Beer: 1,586,000
33. Jay-Z β€” The Black Album: 1,585,000
34. Britney Spears β€” In the Zone: 1,580,000
35. Audioslave β€” Audioslave: 1,567,000
36. Justin Timberlake β€” Justified: 1,566,000
37. Metellica β€” St. Anger: 1,548,000
38. Soundtrack β€” Bad Boyz II: 1,516,000
39. Sheryl Crow β€” The Very Best Of: 1,489,000
40. Rod Stewart β€” As Time Goes By: 1,485,000
41. Various Artists β€” NOW 12: 1,481,000
42. G-Unit β€” Beg For Mercy: 1,470,000
43. Sarah McLachlan β€” Afterglow: 1,457,000
44. John Mayer β€” Room for Squares: 1,370,000
45. Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz β€” Kings of Crunk: 1,367,000
46. Eminem β€” The Eminem Show: 1,355,000
47. Ashanti β€” Chapter II: 1,343,000
48. John Mayer β€” Heavier Things: 1,296,000
49. White Stripes β€” Elephant: 1,296,000
50. Matchbox 20 β€” More than You Think You Are: 1,272,000

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2004:

Β 

1. Usher β€” Confessions: 7,979,000
2. Norah Jones β€” Feels Like Home: 3,843,000
3. Eminem β€” Encore: 3,517,000
4. Kenny Chesney β€” When the Sun Goes Down: 3,072,000
5. Gretchen Wilson β€” Here for the Party: 2,931,000
6. Tim McGraw β€” Live Like You Were Dying: 2,787,000
7. Maroon 5 β€” Songs About Jane: 2,708,000
8. Evanescene β€” Fallen: 2,614,000
9. Ashlee Simpson β€” Autobiography: 2,577,000
10. Various Artists β€” NOW 16: 2,560,000
11. Josh Groban β€” Closer: 2,538,000
12. Kanye West β€” The College Dropout: 2,458,000
13. Nelly β€” Suit: 2,450,000
14. Avril Lavigne β€” Under My Skin: 2,431,000
15. OutKast β€” SpeakerBoxxx/The Love Below: 2,367,000
16. Various Artists β€” NOW 17: 2,353,000
17. Shania Twain β€” Greatest Hits: 2,336,000
18. Jessica Simpson β€” In This Skin; 2,239,000
19. U2 β€” How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb: 2,156,000
20. Alicia Keys β€” The Diary of Alicia Keys: 2,134,000
21. Destiny's Child β€” Destiny Fulfilled: 1,995,000
22. Prince β€” Musicology: 1,956,000
23. Ray Charles β€” Genius Loves Company: 1,938,000
24. Various Artists β€” NOW 15: 1,917,000
25. Toby Keith β€” Greatest Hits Vol. 2: 1,917,000
26. Hoobastank β€” The Reason: 1,881,000
27. George Strait β€” 50 Number Ones: 1,878,000
28. D12 β€” D12 World: 1,831,000
29. Green Day β€” American Idiot: 1,804,000
30. Big & Rich β€” Horse of a Different Color: 1,778,000
31. Sheryl Crow β€” The Very Best Of: 1,762,000
32. Twista β€” Kamikaze: 1,754,000
33. Guns N'Roses β€” Greatest Hits: 1,697,000
34. Los Lonely Boys β€” Los Lonely Boys: 1,665,000
35. The Black Eyed Peas β€” Elephunk: 1,662,000
36. Toby Keith β€” Shock N Y'all: 1,649,000
37. Velvet Revolver β€” Contraband: 1,496,000
38. Switchfoot β€” Beautiful Letdown: 1,471,000
39. Nickelback β€” The Long Road: 1,422,000
40. Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz: 1,418,000
41. Beyonce β€” Dangerously In Love: 1,378,000
42. Linkin Park β€” Meteora: 1,376,000
43. Lloyd Banks β€” The Hunger for More: 1,356,000
44. Jay-Z β€” The Black Album: 1,353,000
45. Hilary Duff β€” Hilary Duff: 1,329,000
46. Norah Jones β€” Come Away With Me: 1,318,000
47. Britney Spears β€” In the Zone: 1,313,000
48. Yellowcard β€” Ocean Avenue: 1,265,000
49. Jimmy Buffett β€” License to Chill: 1,260,000
50. Jay-Z & Linkin Park β€” Collision Course: 1,210,000

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2005:

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1. Mariah Carey β€” The Emancipation of Mimi: 4,969,000
2. 50 Cent β€” The Massacre: 4,853,000
3. Kelly Clarkson β€” Breakaway: 3,496,000
4. Green Day β€” American Idiot: 3,360,000
5. The Black Eyed Peas β€” Monkey Business: 3,037,000
6. Coldplay β€” X&Y: 2,615,000
7. Rascall Flatts β€” Feels Like Today: 2,511,000
8. Gwen Stefani β€” Love Angel Music Baby: 2,505,000
9. Kanye West β€” Late Registration: 2,414,000
10. The Game β€” The Documentary: 2,276,000
11. Various Artists β€” NOW 20: 2,060,000
12. The Killers β€” Hot Fuss: 2,041,000
13. Various Aritsts β€” NOW 19: 1,972,000
14. Nickelback β€” All the Right Reasons: 1,957,000
15. Kenny Chesney β€” The Road and the Radio: 1,817,000
16. Jack Johnson β€” In Between Dreams: 1,758,000
17. Keith Urban β€” Be Here: 1,714,000
18. Fall Out Boy β€” From Under the Cork Tree: 1,654,000
19. System Of a Down β€” Mezmerize: 1,646,000
20. Carrie Underwood β€” Some Hearts: 1,637,000
21. Faith Hill β€” Fireflies: 1,532,000
22. Ciara β€” Goodies: 1,530,000
23. Gorillaz β€” Demon Days: 1,528,000
24. Sugarland β€” Twice the Speed of Life: 1,511,000
25. Toby Keith β€” Honky Tonk University: 1,447,000
26. Various Artists β€” NOW 18: 1,400,000
27. Eminem β€” The Encore: 1,385,000
28. Eminem β€” Curtain Call: 1,382,000
29. John Legend β€” Get Lifted: 1,377,000
30. Dave Matthews Band β€” Stand Up: 1,334,000
31. Young Jeezy β€” Let's Get It: 1,314,000
32. Mike Jones β€” Who is Mike Jones: 1,288,000
33. Michael Buble β€” It's Time: 1,230,000
34. Gretchen Wilson β€” Here for the Party: 1,214,000
35. Usher β€” Confessions: 1,210,000
36. Rob Thomas β€” Something To Be: 1,206,000
37. 3 Doors Down β€” Seventeen Days: 1,204,000
38. Ray Charles β€” Genius Loves Company: 1,196,000
39. Foo Fighters β€” In Your Honour: 1,145,000
40. Hilary Duff β€” Most Wanted: 1,125,000
41. R. Kelly β€” TP.3 Reloaded: 1,111,000
42. 50 Cent & G-Unit β€” Get Rich Or Die Tryin': 1,103,000
43. Madonna β€” Confessions On a Dance Floor: 1,103,000
44. Kenny Chesney β€” Be As Your Are: 1,079,000
45. Il Divo β€” Il Divo: 1,053,000
46. Ludacris β€” The Red Light District: 1,042,000
47. Toby Keith β€” Greatest Hits Vol. 2: 1,023,000
48. Shania Twain β€” Greatest Hits: 1,019,000
49. Weezer β€” Make Believe: 996,000
50. Destiny's Child β€” Destiny Fulfilled: 987,000

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2006:

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1. Soundtrack β€” High School Musical: 3,719,000
2. Rascal Flatts β€” Me and My Gang: 3,480,000
3. Carrie Underwood β€” Some Hearts: 3,016,000
4. Nickelback β€” All the Right Reasons: 2,688,000
5. Justin Timberlake β€” FutureSex/LoveSounds: 2,377,000
6. James Blunt β€” Back to Bedlma: 2,137,000
7. Beyone β€” B'Day: 2,010,000
8. Soundtrack β€” Hannah Montana: 1,988,000
9. Dixie Chicks β€” Taking the Long Way: 1,856,000
10. Hinder β€” Extreme Behavior: 1,817,000
11. Various Artists β€” NOW 23: 1,796,000
12. Mary J. Blige β€” Breakthrough: 1,796,000
13. Red Hot Chili Peppers β€” Stadium Arcadium: 1,729,000
14. Various Artists β€” NOW 21: 1,663,000
15. The Pussycat Dolls β€” PCD: 1,639,000
16. Fray β€” How to Save a Life: 1,622,000
17. Various Artists β€” NOW 22: 1,600,000
18. Tim McGraw β€” Greatest Hits Vol. 2: 1,596,000
19. T.I. β€” King: 1,593,000
20. Josh Turner β€” Your Man: 1,547,000
21. Johnny Cash β€” Legend of Johnny Cash: 1,431,000
22. Evanescene β€” Open Door: 1,425,000
23. Andrea Bocelli β€” Amore: 1,417,000
24. Ne-Yo β€” In My Own Words: 1,405,000
25. Tool β€” 10000 Days: 1,383,000
26. Panic! At the Disco β€” Fever You Can't Sweat Out: 1,382,000
27. Josh Groban β€” Awake: 1,312,000
28. Tony Bennett β€” Duets: 1,309,000
29. Eminem β€” Curtain Call: 1,263,000
30. Christina Aguilera β€” Back to Basics: 1,260,000
31. Soundtrack β€” Cheetah Girls 2: 1,210,000
32. Jay-Z β€” Kingdom Come: 1,207,000
33. Fergie β€” The Dutchess: 1,207,000
34. Toby Keith β€” White Trash With Money: 1,205,000
35. Kelly Clarkson β€” Breakaway: 1,193,000
36. John Mayer β€” Continuum: 1,190,000
37. Alan Jackson β€” Precious Memories: 1,186,000
38. Shakira β€” Oral Fixation V2: 1,178,000
39. Gnarls Barkley β€” St. Elsewhere: 1,161,000
40. Akon β€” Konvicted: 1,158,000
41. Nelly Furtado β€” Loose: 1,143,000
42. Jack & Friends Johnson β€” Curious George: 1,134,000
43. Daughtry β€” Daughtry: 1,121,000
44. Rihanna β€” A Girl Like Me: 1,116,000
45. Jamie Foxx β€” Unpredictable 1,113,000
46. Rascal Flatts β€” Feels Like Today: 1,105,000
47. Chris Brown β€” Chris Brown: 1,100,000
48. The Beatles β€” Love: 1,097,000
49. Barry Manilow β€” Greatest Songs of the Fifties: 1,067,000
50. Keith Urban β€” Be Here: 1,054,000

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2007:

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1. Josh Groban β€” Noel: 3,699,000
2. Soundtrack β€” High School Musical 2: 2,957,000
3. Eagles β€” Long Road Out of Eden: 2,608,000
4. Alicia Keys β€” As I Am: 2,543,000
5. Daughtry β€” Daughtry: 2,497,000
6. Soundtrack β€” Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus: 2,487,000
7. Linkin Park β€” Minutes to Midnight: 2,099,000
8. Fergie β€” The Dutchess: 2,064,000
9. Taylor Swift β€” Taylor Swift: 1,951,000
10. Kanye West β€” Graduation: 1,892,000
11. Nickelback β€” All the Right Reasons: 1,848,000
12. Carrie Underwood β€” Carnival Ride: 1,694,000
13. Akon β€” Konvicted: 1,631,000
14. Rascal Flatts β€” Still Feels Good: 1,605,000
15. Justin Timberlake β€” FutureSex/Love Sounds: 1,593,000
16. Maroon 5 β€” It Won't Be Soon Before Long: 1,572,000
17. Carrie Underwood β€” Some Hearts: 1,536,000
18. Norah Jones β€” Not too Late: 1,497,000
19. Amy Winehouse β€” Back to Black: 1,436,000
20. Avril Lavigne β€” The Best Damn Thing: 1,395,000
21. Soundtrack β€” Hannah Montana: 1,365,000
22. Garth Brooks β€” Ultimate Hits: 1,334,000
23. Michael Buble β€” Call Me Irresponsible: 1,287,000
24. Tim McGraw β€” Let It Go: 1,276,000
25. Various Artists β€” NOW 26: 1,252,000
26. Robin Thicke β€” The Evolution of Robin Thicke: 1,234,000
27. Fall Out Boy β€” Infinity on High: 1,225,000
28. 50 Cent β€” Curtis: 1,225,000
29. T.I. β€” T.I. vs. T.I.P.: 1,217,000
30. Reba McEntire β€” Duets: 1,199,000
31. Sugarland β€” Enjoy the Ride: 1,131,000
32. Colbie Caillat β€” Coco: 1,097,000
33. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 1,071,000
34. Various Artists β€” NOW 24: 1,066,000
35. Chris Brown β€” Exclusive: 1,051,000
36. Various Artists β€” NOW 25: 1,048,000
37. Bon Jovi β€” Lost Highway: 1,047,000
38. Rascal Flatts β€” Me and My Gang: 1,020,000
39. Timbaland β€” Timbaland Presents Shock Value: 1,003,000
40. Kenny Chesney β€” Just Who I Am: 999,000
41. Corinne Bailey Rae β€” Corinne Bailey Rae: 987,000
42. Gwen Stefani β€” The Sweet Escape: 968,000
43. Rihanna β€” Good Girl Gone Bad: 954,000
44. Keyshia Cole β€” Just Like You: 941,000
45. Soundtrack β€” Hairspray: 922,000
46. Soundtrack β€” High School Musical: 911,000
47. R. Kelly β€” Double Up: 910,000
48. Bruce Springsteen β€” Magic: 897,000
49. Ne-Yo β€” Because of You: 889,000
50. Jay-Z β€” American Gangster: 887,000

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2008:

Β 

1. Lil' Wayne β€” Tha Carter III: 2,874,000
2. Coldplay β€” Viva La Vida: 2,144,000
3. Taylor Swift β€” Fearless: 2,112,000
4. Kid Rock β€” Rock N Roll Jesus: 2,018,000
5. AC/DC β€” Black Ice: 1,915,000
6. Taylor Swift β€” Taylor Swift: 1,597,000
7. Metallica β€” Death Magnetic: 1,565,000
8. T.I. β€” Paper Trail: 1,522,000
9. Jack Johnson β€” Sleep Through the Static: 1,492,000
10. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,459,000
11. Jonas Brothers β€” A Little Bit Longer: 1,410,000
12. Soundtrack β€” Mamma Mia: 1,406,000
13. Leona Lewis β€” Spirit: 1,395,000
14. Miley Cyrus β€” Breakout: 1,316,000
15. Sugarland β€” Love on the Inside: 1,301,000
16. Rihanna β€” Good Girl Gone Bad: 1,280,000
17. Soundtrack β€” High School Musical 3: 1,234,000
18. Mariah Carey β€” E=MCΒ²: 1,221,000
19. Soundtrack β€” Camp Rock: 1,216,000
20. Nickelback β€” Dark Horse: 1,165,000
21. Soundtrack β€” Twilight: 1,128,000
22. Alicia Keys β€” As I Am: 1,123,000
23. Usher β€” Here I Stand: 1,120,000
24. Britney Spears β€” Circus: 1,104,000
25. Kanye West β€” 808's & Heartbreak: 1,024,000
26. Various Artists β€” NOW 28: 983,000
27. Jonas Brothers β€” Jonas Brothers: 926,000
28. Josh Groban β€” Noel: 915,000
29. Soundtrack β€” Juno: 906,000
30. Various Artists β€” NOW 29: 897,000
31. Carrie Underwood β€” Carnival Ride: 890,000
32. Disturbed β€” Indestructible: 873,000
33. Various Artists β€” NOW 27: 868,000
34. Chris Brown β€” Exclusive: 839,000
35. Soundtrack β€” Alvin & the Chipmunks: 816,000
36. David Cook β€” David Cook: 812,000
37. Jason Mraz β€” We Sing We Dance We Steal Things: 801,000
38. Ne-Yo β€” Year of the Gentleman: 776,000
39. Colbie Caillat β€” Coco: 758,000
40. Mary J. Blige β€” Growing Pains: 758,000
41. George Strait β€” Troubadour: 750,000
42. Katy Perry β€” One of the Boys: 749,000
43. Daughtry β€” Daughtry: 728,000
44. Soundtrack β€” Hannah Montana 2/Meet Miley Cyrus: 714,000
45. Michael Jackson β€” Thriller: 712,000
46. Rick Ross β€” Trilla: 710,000
47. Young Jeezy β€” The Recession: 707,000
48. Amy Winehouse β€” Back to Black: 702,000
49. Madonna β€” Hard Candy: 699,000
50. Sara Bareilles β€” Little Voice: 689,000

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2009:

1. Taylor Swift β€” Fearless: 3,217,000
2. Susan Boyle β€” I Dreamed a Dream: 3,104,000
3. Michael Jackson β€” Number Ones: 2,355,000
4. Lady Gaga β€” The Fame: 2,238,000
5. Andrea Bocelli β€” My Christmas: 2,207,000
6. Soundtrack β€” Hannah Montana: The Movie: 1,823,000
7. The Black Eyed Peas β€” The E.N.D.: 1,787,000
8. Eminem β€” Relapse: 1,735,000
9. Jay-Z β€” The Blueprint 3: 1,515,000
10. Kings of Leon β€” Only By the Night: 1,398,000
11. Nickelback β€” Dark Horse: 1,368,000
12. Michael Jackson β€” This Is It: 1,287,000
13. Soundtrack β€” Twilight: 1,282,000
14. Michael Jackson β€” Thriller: 1,273,000
15. Zac Brown Band β€” The Foundation: 1,264,000
16. Michael Buble β€” Crazy Love: 1,222,000
17. Miley Cyrus β€” Time of Our Lives EP: 1,212,000
18. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,200,000
19. Carrie Underwood β€” Play On: 1,183,000
20. Michael Jackson β€” The Essential Michael Jackson: 1,155,000
21. Rascal Flatts β€” Unstoppable: 1,130,000
22. U2 β€” No Line On the Horizon: 1,067,000
23. Dave Matthews Band β€” Big Whiskey: 993,000
24. Lady Antebellum β€” Lady Antebellum: 975,000
25. Soundtrack β€” The Twilight Saga: 965,000
26. Jason Aldean β€” Wide Open: 959,000
27. Maxwell β€” BLACKsummers'night: 949,000
28. Whitney Houston β€” I Look to You: 911,000
29. Green Day β€” 21st Century Breakdown: 904,000
30. Darius Rucker β€” Learn to Live: 884,000
31. Daughtry β€” Leave This Town: 882,000
32. Various Artists β€” NOW 31: 850,000
33. Kelly Clarkson β€” All I Ever Wanted: 815,000
34. P!nk β€” Funhouse: 798,000
35. Taylor Swift β€” Taylor Swift: 782,000
36. The Fray β€” The Fray: 780,000
37. Alicia Keys β€” The Element of Freedom: 779,000
38. Various Artists β€” NOW 30: 741,000
39. Justin Bieber β€” My World: 728,000
40. Keith Urban β€” Defying Gravity: 723,000Β 
41. John Mayer β€” Battle Studies: 698,000
42. Jamie Foxx β€” Intuition: 695,000
43. Sugarland β€” Love on the Inside: 685,000
44. Various Artists β€” NOW 32: 675,000
45. Owl City β€” Ocean Eyes: 653,000
46. Jason Mraz β€” We Sing We Dance We Steal Things: 649,000
47. Soundtrack β€” Glee: Season One: 642,000
48. Norah Jones β€” The Fall: 629,000
49. Jonas Brothers β€” Lines Vines and Trying Times: 620,000
50. Shinedown β€” The Sound of Madness: 611,000

Β 

2010:

1. Eminem β€” Recovery: 3,415,000
2. Lady Antebellum β€” Need You Now: 3,089,000
3. Taylor Swift β€” Speak Now: 2,960,000
4. Justin Bieber β€” My World 2.0: 2,319,000
5. Susan Boyle β€” The Gift: 1,852,000
6. Lady Gaga β€” The Fame: 1,591,000
7. Sade β€” Soldier of Love: 1,300,000
8. Drake β€” Thank Me Later: 1,269,000
9. Usher β€” Raymond v Raymond: 1,183,000
10. Ke$ha β€” Animal: 1,143,000
11. The Black Eyed Peas β€” The E.N.D.: 1,133,000
12. Zac Brown Band β€” The Foundation: 1,015,000
13. Jackie Evancho β€” O Holy Night: 1,010,000
14. Katy Perry β€” Teenage Dream: 997,000
15. Justin Bieber β€” My World: 980,000
16. Glee Cast β€” Glee: The Music: 917,000
17. Taylor Swift β€” Fearless: 888,000
18. Kanye West β€” My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy: 882,000
19. Susan Boyle β€” I Dreamed a Dream: 859,000
20. Nicki Minaj β€” Pink Friday: 852,000
21. Lady Gaga β€” The Fame Monster: 826,000
22. Sugarland β€” The Incredible Machine: 782,000
23. Miranda Lambert β€” Revolution: 778,000
24. Michael Buble β€” Crazy Love: 766,000
25. Rihanna β€” Loud: 752,000
26. Carrie Underwood β€” Play On: 741,000
27. Jack Johnson β€” To the Sea: 723,000
28. Lil Wayne β€” Rebirth: 710,000
29. Various Artists β€” NOW 33: 699,000
30. Alicia Keys β€” The Element of Freedom: 690,000
31. Jason Aldean β€” My Kinda Party: 687,000
32. Lil Wayne β€” I Am Not a Human Being: 664,000
33. Josh Groban β€” Illuminations: 643,000
34. Kid Rock β€” Born Free: 640,000
35. Trey Songz β€” Passion Pain & Pleasure: 631,000
36. Mumford & Sons β€” Sigh No More: 626,000
37. Linkin Park β€” A Thousand Suns 619,000
38. Kenny Chesney β€” Hemingway's Whiskey: 617,000
39. Glee Cast β€” Glee: The Music Vol. 3: 608,000
40. Zac Brown Bad β€” You Get What You Give: 597,000
41. Ludacris β€” Battle of the Sexes: 561,000
42. Carole King & James Taylor β€” Live At the Troubadour: 557,000
43. Rascal Flatts β€” Nothing Like This: 545,000
44. Monica β€” Still Standing: 540,000
45. Rick Ross β€” Teflon Don: 536,000
46. Train β€” Save Me San Francisco: 527,000
47. Rihanna β€” Rated R: 525,000
48. Soundtrack β€” Twilight Saga: 517,000
49. Kings of Leon β€” Come Around Sundown: 498,000
50. B.O.B. β€” B.O.B. Presents the Adventures of Bobby Ray: 490,000

Β 

2011:

Β 

1. Adele β€” 21: 5,824,000
2. Michael Buble β€” Christmas: 2,452,000
3. Lady Gaga β€” Born this Way: 2,101,000
4. Lil Wayne β€” Tha Carter IV: 1,917,000
5. Jason Aldean β€” My Kinda Party: 1,576,000
6. Mumford & Sons β€” Sigh No More: 1,420,000
7. Drake β€” Take Care: 1,247,000
8. Justin Bieber β€” Under the Mistletoe: 1,245,000
9. Jay-Z & Kanye West β€” Watch the Throne: 1,232,000
10. Lady Antebellum β€” Own the Night: 1,204,000
11. Beyonce β€” 4: 1,058,000
12. Katy Perry β€” Teenage Dream: 1,006,000
13. Coldplay β€” Mylo Xyloto: 1,006,000
14. Bruno Mars β€” Doo-Wops & Hooligans: 978,000
15. Taylor Swift β€” Speak Now: 967,000
16. Nicki Minaj β€” Pink Friday: 876,000
17. Adele β€” 19: 857,000
18. Scotty McCreery β€” Clear As Day: 856,000
19. Rihanna β€” Loud: 833,000
20. Justin Bieber β€” Never Say Never: 824,000
21. Chris Brown β€” F.A.M.E.: 811,000
22. Zac Brown Band β€” You Get What You Give: 764,000
23. Eminem β€” Recovery: 741,000
24. Justin Bieber β€” My World 2.0: 739,000
25. Britney Spears β€” Femme Fatale: 736,000
26. Band Perry β€” The Band Perry: 731,000
27. Tony Bennett β€” Duets II: 720,000
28. Various Artists β€” NOW 37: 705,000
29. Lady Antebellum β€” Need You Now: 700,000
30. Bad Meets Evil β€” Hell: The Sequel: 666,000
31. Foo Fighters β€” Wasting Light: 663,000
32. Various Artists β€” NOW 38: 662,000
33. Foster the People β€” Torches: 656,000
34. P!nk β€” Greatest Hits...So Far: 653,000
35. Luke Bryan β€” Tailgates and Tanlines: 651,000
36. Wiz Khalifa β€” Rolling Papers: 650,000
37. Jackie Evancho β€” Dream With Me: 636,000
38. Brad Paisley β€” This Is Country Music: 613,000
39. Nickelback β€” Here and Now: 586,000
40. Various Artists β€” NOW 40: 550,000
41. Various Artists β€” NOW 39: 545,000
42. Eric Church β€” Chief: 544,000
43. Selena Gomez & the Scene β€” When the Sun Goes Down: 536,000
44. Maroon 5 β€” Hands All Over: 529,000
45. LMFAO β€” Sorry for Party Rocking: 524,000
46. Florence + The Machine β€” Lungs: 522,000
47. Rihanna β€” Talk That Talk: 514,000
48. Blake Shelton β€” Red River Blue: 508,000
49. J. Cole β€” Cole World: The Sideline Story: 498,000
50. Rascal Flatts β€” Nothing Like This: 498,000

Β 

2012:

1. Adele β€” 21: 4,414,000
2. Taylor Swift β€” Red: 3,107,000
3. One Direction β€” Up All Night: 1,616,000
4. Mumford & Sons β€” Babel: 1,463,000
5. One Direction β€” Take Me Home: 1,340,000
6. Justin Bieber β€” Believe: 1,324,000
7. Carrie Underwood β€” Blown Away: 1,203,000
8. Luke Bryan β€” Tailgates and Tanlines: 1,105,000
9. Lionel Richie β€” Tuskegee: 1,071,000
10. Jason Aldean β€” Night Train: 1,024,000
11. Maroon 5 β€” Overexposed: 988,000
12. P!nk β€” The Truth About Love: 945,000
13. Fun. β€” Some Nights: 903,000
14. Whitney Houston β€” The Greatest Hits: 886,000
15. Rod Stewart β€” Merry Christmas Baby: 858,000
16. Nicki Minaj β€” Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: 785,000
17. Eric Chruch β€” Chief: 764,000
18. Various Artists β€” NOW 41: 763,400
19. Zac Brown Band β€” Uncaged: 718,000
20. Adele β€” 19: 718,000
21. Gotye β€” Making Mirrors: 700,000
22. Drake β€” Take Care: 698,000
23. The Lumineers β€” The Lumineers: 693,000
24. The Black Keys β€” El Camino: 655,000
25. Mumford & Sons β€” Sigh No More: 645,000
26. Katy Perry β€” Teenage Dream: 642,000
27. Michael Buble β€” Christmas: 622,000
28. Little Big Town β€” Tornado: 605,000
29. Jason Aldean β€” My Kinda Party: 594,000
30. Kenny Chesney β€” Welcome to the Fishbowl: 592,000
31. Lady Antebellum β€” Own the Night: 584,000
32. Kendrick Lamar β€” Good Kid M.A.A.D. City: 584,000
33. Of Monsters & Men β€” My Head Is An Animal: 569,000
34. Linkin Park β€” Living Things: 563,000
35. Kelly Clarkson β€” Stronger: 555,000
36. Rihanna β€” Unapologetic: 553,000
37. Rihanna β€” Talk That Talk: 546,000
38. Philip Philips β€” The World From the Side of the Moon: 533,000
39. John Mayer β€” Born and Raised: 530,000
40. Madonna β€” MDNA: 527,000
41. Various Artists β€” NOW 43: 524,000
42. Various Artists β€” NOW 44: 524,000
43. Coldplay β€” Mylo Xyloto: 512,000
44. Dave Matthews Band β€” Away from the World: 496,000
45. Rick Ross β€” God Forgives I Don't: 493,000
46. Bruce Springsteen β€” Wrecking Ball: 490,000
47. Bruno Mars β€” Unorthodox Jukebox: 480,000
48. Various Artists β€” NOW 42: 479,000
49. Lana Del Rey β€” Born to Die: 479,000
50. 2 Chainz β€” Based On a T.R.U. Story: 478,000

Β 

2013:

Β 

1. Justin Timberlake β€” The 20/20 Experience: 2,427,000
2. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 1,727,000
3. Luke Bryan β€” Crash My Party: 1,521,000
4. Imagine Dragons β€” Night Visions: 1,402,000
5. Bruno Mars β€” Unorthodox Jukebox: 1,399,000
6. Florida Georgia Line β€” Here's To The Good Times: 1,350,000
7. Drake β€” Nothing Was the Same: 1,344,000
8. Beyonce β€” BEYONCE: 1,301,000
9. Blake Shelton β€” Based On a True Story: 1,109,000
10. Jay-Z β€” Magna Carta...Holy Grail: 1,099,000
11. Mumford & Sons β€” Babel: 1,096,000
12. One Direction β€” Midnight Memories: 1,096,000
13. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis β€” The Heist: 1,018,000
14. Katy Perry β€” PRISM: 968,000
15. P!nk β€” The Truth About Love: 934,000
16. Daft Punk β€” Random Access Memories: 870,000
17. Taylor Swift β€” Red: 856,000
18. The Lumineers β€” The Lumineers: 843,000
19. Soundtrack β€” Pitch Perfect: 793,000
20. Justin Timberlake β€” The 20/20 Experience (2 Of 2): 781,000
21. Garth Brooks β€” Blame It All On My Roots: 771,000
22. Kelly Clarkson β€” Wrapped In Red: 763,000
23. Miley Cyrus β€” Bangerz: 757,000
24. Robertsons β€” Duck the Halls: 745,000
25. Michael Buble β€” To Be Loved: 724,000
26. Lorde β€” Pure Heroine: 686,000
27. Robin Thicke β€” Blurred Lines: 661,000
28. J. Cole β€” Born Sinner: 656,000
29. Kanye West β€” Yeezus: 626,000
30. Fun. β€” Some Nigts: 609,000
31. Adele β€” 21: 608,000
32. Rihanna β€” Unapologetic: 591,000
33. Lady Gaga β€” ARTPOP: 589,000
34. Lil Wayne β€” I Am Not a Human Being II: 587,000
35. Hunter Hayes β€” Hunter Hayes: 556,000
36. One Direction β€” Take Me Home: 555,000
37. Maroon 5 β€” Overexposed: 552,000
38. Lady Antebellum β€” Golden: 549,000
39. Luke Bryan β€” Spring Break: Here to Party: 543,000
40. Kendrick Lamar β€” Good Kid M.A.A.D. City: 542,000
41. Soundtrack β€” The Great Gatsby: 538,000
42. Philip Philips β€” The World From the Side of the Moon: 531,000
43. Jason Aldean β€” Night Train: 523,000
44. Band Perry β€” Pioneer: 514,000
45. Soundtrack β€” Les Miserables: 512,000
46. Fall Out Boy β€” Save Rock and Roll: 499,000
47. Josh Groban β€” All That Echoes: 494,000
48. Various Artists β€” NOW 45: 492,000
49. Luke Bryan β€” Tailgates and Tanlines: 476,000
50. Various Artists β€” NOW 48: 471,000

Β 

2014:

Β 

1. Taylor Swift β€” 1989: 3,661,000
2. Soundtrack β€” Frozen: 3,527,000
3. Sam Smith β€” In the Lonely Hour: 1,207,000
4. Pentatonix β€” That's Christmas To Me: 1,139,000
5. Soundtrack β€” Guardians Of the Galaxy: 898,000
6. Beyonce β€” Beyonce: 878,000
7. Barbra Streisand β€” Partners: 856,000
8. Lorde β€” Pure Heroine: 841,000
9. One Direction β€” FOUR: 814,000
10. Eric Church β€” The Outsiders: 811,000
11. Ed Sheeran β€” X: 810,000
12. Luke Bryan β€” Crash My Party: 800,000
13. Coldplay β€” Ghost Stories: 794,000
14. Jason Aldean β€” Old Boots New Dirt: 752,000
15. Brantley Gilbert β€” Just As I Am: 707,000
16. Various Artists β€” NOW 50: 696,000
17. 5 Seconds of Summer β€” 5 Seconds of Summer: 645,000
18. Florida Georgia Line β€” Here's To The Good Times: 607,000
19. Miranda Lambert β€” Platinum: 601,000
20. Maroon 5 β€” V: 600,000
21. Imagine Dragons β€” Night Visions: 594,000
22. Katy Perry β€” PRISM: 584,000
23. Pharrell Williams β€” G I R L: 581,000
24. J. Cole β€” 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 577,000
25. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 537,000
26. Various Artists β€” NOW 49: 535,000
27. OneRepublic β€” Native: 525,000
28. Garth Brooks β€” Man Against Machine: 518,000
29. Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga β€” Cheek to Cheek: 510,000
30. Ariana Grande β€” My Everything: 509,000
31. Florida Georgia Line β€” Anything Goes: 502,000
32. Bruno Mars β€” Unorthodox Jukebox: 476,000
33. Michael Jackson β€” Xscape: 459,000
34. The Black Keys β€” Turn Blue: 457,000
35. Iggy Azalea β€” The New Classic: 454,000
36. Lana Del Rey β€” Ultraviolence: 450,000
37. Arctic Monkeys β€” AM: 445,000
38. Various Artists β€” NOW 52: 436,000
39. John Legend β€” Love In the Future: 430,000
40. Bastille β€” Bad Blood: 400,000
41. AC/DC β€” Rock or Bust: 399,000
42. Rick Ross β€” Mastermind: 397,000
43. Various Artists β€” NOW 51: 394,000
44. Foo Fighters β€” Sonic Higheays: 394,000
45. Idina Menzel β€” Holiday Wishes: 370,000
46. One Direction β€” Midnight Memories: 368,000
47. Pink Floyd β€” The Endless River: 355,000
48. Schoolboy Q β€” Oxymoron: 353,000
49. Michael Buble β€” Christmas: 342,000
50. Kidz Bop Kids β€” Kidz Bop 25: 341,000

Β 

2015:

1. Adele β€” 25: 7,752,000
2. Taylor Swift β€” 1989: 3,232,000
3. Ed Sheeran β€” x: 2,279,000
4. Drake β€” If You're Reading This, It's Too Late: 1,980,000
5. Justin Bieber β€” Purpose: 1,913,000
6. Meghan Trainor β€” Title: 1,784,000
7. Sam Smith β€” In the Lonely Hour: 1,782,000
8. The Weeknd β€” Beauty Behind the Madness: 1,609,000
9. Soundtrack β€” 50 Shades of Grey: 1,495,000
10. Sam Hunt β€” Mintevallo: 1,424,000
11. Maroon 5 β€” V: 1,312,000
12. Fall Out Boy β€” American Beauty / American Psycho: 1,199,000
13. Nicki Minaj β€” The Pinkprint: 1,138,000
14. Kendrick Lamar β€” To Pimp a Butterfly: 1,056,000
15. Luke Bryan β€” Kill the Lights: 1,049,000
16. Hozier β€” Hozier: 1,041,000
17. J. Cole β€” 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 956,000
18. One Direction β€” Made in the A.M.: 943,000
19. Twenty One Pilots β€” Blurryface: 930,000
20. Drake & Future β€” What a Time to Be Alive: 914,000
21. Soundtrack β€” Furious 7: 870,000
22. Meek Mill β€” Dreams Worth More than Money: 869,000
23. Big Sean β€” Dark Sky Paradise: 820,000
24. Shawn Mendes β€” Handwritten: 810,000
25. Zac Brown Band β€” Jekyll + Hyde: 806,000
26. Chris Stapleton β€” Traveller: 762,000
27. Imagine Dragons β€” Smoke + Mirrors: 746,000
28. Pentatonix β€” That's Christmas to Me: 730,000
29. Mark Ronson β€” Uptown Special: 728,000
30. Fetty Wap β€” Fetty Wap: 705,000
31. Future β€” DS2: 697,000
32. Josh Groban β€” Stages: 673,000
33. Ariana Grande β€” My Everything: 665,000
34. Mumford & Sons β€” Wilder Mind: 662,000
35. Rae Sremmurd β€” Sremmlife: 643,000
36. Walk the Moon β€” Talking Is Hard: 630,000
37. Florida Georgia Line β€” Anything Goes: 626,000
38. Adele β€” 21: 612,000
39. Soundtrack β€” Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1: 607,000
40. Little Big Town β€” Pain Killer: 596,000
41. Eric Church β€” The Outsiders: 585,000
42. Sia β€” 1000 Forms of Fear: 578,000
43. Soundtrack β€” Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1: 563,000
44. Carrie Underwood β€” Greatest Hits: Decade #1: 560,000
45. Dr. Dre β€” Compton: 555,000
46. Fifth Harmony β€” Reflection: 550,000
47. Jason Aldean β€” Old Boots, New Dirt: 543,000
48. One Direction β€” FOUR: 531,000
49. Carrie Underwood β€” Storyteller: 519,000
50. Luke Bryan β€” Crash My Party: 513,000

Β 

2016:

1. Drake β€” Views: 3,878,000
2. Adele β€” 25: 2,372,000
3. Beyonce β€” Lemonade: 2,224,000
4. Rihanna β€” Anti: 1,941,000
5. Twenty One Pilots β€” Blurryface: 1,726,000
6. Justin Bieber β€” Purpose: 1,636,000
7. Chris Stapleton β€” Traveller: 1,445,000
8. Original Cast β€” Hamilton: An American Musical: 1,386,000
9. Pentatonix β€” A Pentatonix Christmas: 1,026,000
10. Bryson Tiller β€” T R A P S O U L: 1,022,000
11. The Weeknd β€” Beauty Behind the Madness: 1,005,000
12. Soundtrack β€” Suicide Squad: The Album: 1,000,000
13. Kevin Gates β€” Islah: 995,000=
14. Prince β€” The Very Best of Prince: 985,000
15. Ariana Grande β€” Dangerous Woman: 911,000
16. Sia β€” This Is Acting: 904,000
17. G-Eazy β€” When It's Dark Out: 891,000
18. Panic at the Disco β€” Death of a Bachelor: 875,000
19. The Weeknd β€” Starboy: 803,000
20. Kanye West β€” The Life of Pablo: 785,000
21. Sam Hunt β€” Montevallo: 709,000
22. Blake Shelton β€” If I'm Honest: 699,000
23. Thomas Rhett β€” Tangled Up: 696,000
24. Fetty Wap β€” Fetty Wap: 692,000
25. Coldplay β€” A Head Full of Dreams: 672,000
26. Future β€” EVOL: 668,000
27. J. Cole β€” 4 Your Eyez Only: 657,000
28. J. Cole β€” 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 644,000
29. Taylor Swift β€” 1989: 643,000Β 
30. Selena Gomez β€” Revival: 643,000
31. Bruno Mars β€” 24K Magic: 630,000
32. Twenty One Pilots β€” Vessel: 629,000
33. Drake & Future β€” What a Time to Be Alive: 628,000
34. Charlie Puth β€” Nine Track Mind: 615,000
35. Meghan Trainor β€” Thank You: 612,000
36. Keith Urban β€” Ripcord: 611,000
37. Future β€” DS2: 592,000
38. Halsey β€” Badlands: 585,000
39. Melanie Martinez β€” Cry Baby: 582,000
40. Frank Ocean β€” Blonde: 577,000
41. Drake β€” If You're Reading This, It's Too Late: 567,000
42. The Lumineers β€” Cleopatra: 556,000
43. Adele β€” 21: 555,000
44. Metallica β€” Hardwired...To Self-Destruct: 540,000
45. Luke Bryan β€” Kill the Lights: 539,000
46. Disturbed β€” Immortalized: 526,000
47. Alessia Cara β€” Know-It-All: 516,000
48. Ed Sheeran β€” x: 508,000
49. Carrie Underwood β€” Storyteller: 484,000
50. Florida Georgia Line β€” Dig Your Roots: 483,000

Β 

2017:

1. Ed Sheeran β€” Γ·: 2,764,000
2. Kendrick Lamar β€” DAMN.: 2,747,000
3. Taylor Swift β€” reputation: 2,336,000
4. Drake β€” More Life: 2,227,000
5. Bruno Mars β€” 24K Magic: 1,626,000
6. Post Malone β€” Stoney: 1,564,000
7. Migos β€” Culture: 1,438,000
8. The Weeknd β€” Starboy: 1,408,000
9. Soundtrack β€” Moana: 1,254,000
10. Khalid β€” American Teen: 1,220,000
11. Imagine Dragons β€” Evolve; 1,158,000
12. Lil Uzi Vert β€” Luv is Rage 2: 1,098,000
13. Future β€” Future: 1,071,000
14. Original Cast β€” Hamilton: An American Musical: 1,054,000
15. The Chainsmokers β€” Memories...Do Not Open: 1,023,000
16. DJ Khaled β€” Grateful: 962,000
17. Soundtrack β€” Trolls: 951,000
18. Big Sean β€” I Decided.: 891,000
19. Drake β€” Views: 889,000
20. Logic β€” Everybody: 781,000
21. Chris Stapleton β€” From a Room: Volume 1: 800,000
22. Maroon 5 β€” Red Pill Blues: 781,000
23. P!nk β€” Beautiful Trauma: 776,000
24. Travis Scott β€” Birds in the Trap Sing MicKnight: 763,000
25. Chris Stapleton β€” Traveller: 738,000
26. Sam Smith β€” The Thrill of It All: 729,000
27. SZA β€” CTRL: 720,000
28. Twenty One Pilots β€” Blurryface: 696,000
29. Shawn Mendes β€” Illuminate: 694,000
30. Harry Styles β€” Harry Styles: 691,000
31. Metallica β€” Hardwired...To Self-Destruct: 681,000
32. 2 Chainz β€” Pretty Girls Like Trap Music: 648,000
33. Kodak Black β€” Painting Pictures: 644,000
34. Jay-Z β€” 4:44: 639,000
35. Rihanna β€” Anti: 635,000
36. Future β€” HNDRXX: 630,000
37. Demi Lovato β€” Tell Me You Love Me: 628,000
38. Chris Brown β€” Heartbreak on a Full Moon: 607,000
39. Soundtrack β€” Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2: 607,000
40. Halsey β€” Hopeless Fountain Kingdom: 598,000
41. Keith Urban β€” Ripcord: 598,000
42. Soundtrack β€” Beauty and the Beast: 595,000
43. J. Cole β€” 4 Your Eyez Only: 594,000
44. Chance the Rapper β€” Coloring Book: 586,000
45. Calvin Harris β€” Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1: 583,000
46. Adele β€” 25: 581,000
47. Soundtrack β€” Fifty Shades Darker: 566,000
48. Niall Horan β€” Flicker: 565,000
49. 21 Savage β€” Issa Album: 558,000
50. Soundtrack β€” La La Land: 541,000ο»Ώο»Ώ

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2018:

1. DrakeΒ β€” Scorpion: 3,905,000
2. Post MaloneΒ β€” Beerbongs & Bentleys: 3,251,000
3. SoundtrackΒ β€” The Greatest Showman: 2,499,000
4. Cardi BΒ β€” Invasion of Privacy: 2,055,000
5. Travis ScottΒ β€” ASTROWORLD: 1,985,000
6. XXXTentacionΒ β€” ?: 1,637,000
7. Migos β€” Culture II: 1,599,000
8. Ed SheeranΒ β€” Divide: 1,481,000
9. SoundtrackΒ β€” Black Panther: 1,459,000
10. Post MaloneΒ β€” Stoney: 1,388,00
11. Juice WRLDΒ β€” Goodbye & Good Riddance: 1,168,000
12. J. ColeΒ β€” KOD: 1,153,000
13. EminemΒ β€” Kamikaze: 1,113,000
14. Lady Gaga & Bradley CooperΒ β€” A Star is Born: 1,110,000
15. Imagine DragonsΒ β€” Evolve: 1,107,000
16. Lil WayneΒ β€” Tha Carter V: 1,083,000
17. Luke CombsΒ β€” This One's for You: 1,075,000
18. Ariana GrandeΒ β€” Sweetener: 1,072,000
19. Kendrick LamarΒ β€” DAMN.: 1,032,000
20. Camila CabelloΒ β€” Camila: 998,000
21. Taylor SwiftΒ β€” Reputation: 995,000
22. KhalidΒ β€” American Teen: 955,000
23. XXXTentacionΒ β€” 17: 942,000
24. Original CastΒ β€” Hamilton: An American Musical: 935,000
25. Nicki MinajΒ β€” Queen: 928,000
26. Jason AldeanΒ β€” Rearview Town: 915,000
27. Lil Uzi VertΒ β€” Luv is Rage 2: 849,000
28. Bruno MarsΒ β€” 24K Magic: 824,000
29. Kane BrownΒ β€” Kane Brown: 820,000
30. Maroon 5Β β€” Red Pill Blues: 808,000
31. Lil BabyΒ β€” Harder Than Ever: 763,000
32. Justin TimberlakeΒ β€” Man of the Woods: 761,000
33. Shawn MendesΒ β€” Shawn Mendes: 759,000
34. Chris StapletonΒ β€” Traveller: 733,000
35. Panic! at the DiscoΒ β€” Pray for the Wicked: 733,000
36. QueenΒ β€” Bohemian Rhapsody: 729,000
37. Lil SkiesΒ β€” Life of a Dark Rose: 727,000
38. SZAΒ β€” CTRL: 699,000
39. DrakeΒ β€” More Life: 675,000
40. G-EazyΒ β€” The Beautiful & Damned: 663,000
41. BazziΒ β€” Cosmic: 658,000
42. The WeekndΒ β€” My Dear Melancholy: 657,000
43. Rich the KidΒ β€” The World Is Yours: 648,000
44. NFΒ β€” Perception: 639,000
45. Thomas RhettΒ β€” Life Changes: 635,000
46. Lil Baby & GunnaΒ β€” Drip Harder: 632,000
47. Chris BrownΒ β€” Heartbreak on a Full Moon: 632,000
48. Kanye WestΒ β€” Ye: 631,000
49. DrakeΒ β€” Views: 629,000
50. Bebe RexhaΒ β€” Expectations: 601,000

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The disrespect to MadonnaΒ :rip:

Also Gaga being top 10 thriceΒ :clap3:Β coming for another one this yearΒ :clap3:

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50. Bebe RexhaΒ β€” Expectations: 601,000

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Mariah on the list 10 timesΒ :jonny5:

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5 times in the top 10Β :jonny5:

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Music Box spending 2 years in the top 10:jonny5:

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Daydream spending 2 years in the TOP 5Β :jonny5:

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Eminem been slayingΒ  since 1999:alexz:

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1999

15. Eminem β€” The Slim Shady LP: 2,800,000

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2000

2. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP: 7,900,000

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2002

1. Eminem β€” The Eminem Show: 7,608,000

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2003

46. Eminem β€” The Eminem Show: 1,355,000

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2004

3. Eminem β€” Encore: 3,517,000

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2005

27. Eminem β€” The Encore: 1,385,000
28. Eminem β€” Curtain Call: 1,382,000

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2006

29. Eminem β€” Curtain Call: 1,263,000

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2009

ο»ΏΒ 8.ο»ΏΒ Emο»Ώο»Ώinem β€” Relaο»Ώpse: 1,73ο»Ώ5,000ο»Ώο»Ώ

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2010

1. Eminem β€” Recovery: 3,415,000

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2011

23. Eminem β€” Recovery: 741,000

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2013

2. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 1,727,000

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2014

25. Eminem β€” The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 537,000

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2018

13. EminemΒ β€” Kamikaze: 1,113,000ο»Ώο»Ώο»Ώ

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Bey's longevityΒ 

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21 spending 2 years at #1Β :ahh:

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Carrie :clap3:Β 

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Britney’s 2000s domination, going head to head with boybands and ****ing Eminem AHHH a legend :jonny5:

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1999:

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42. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 1,600,000
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2000:


10. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 3,800,000
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2001:

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7. Destiny's Child β€” Survivor: 3,720,000
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2003:

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6. Beyonce β€” Dangerously in Love: 2,527,000
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2004:

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41. Beyonce β€” Dangerously In Love: 1,378,000
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2005:

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50. Destiny's Child β€” Destiny Fulfilled: 987,000

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2006:


7. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 2,010,000
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2007:

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33. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 1,071,000
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2008:


10. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,459,000
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2009:


18. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,200,000
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2011:


11. Beyonce β€” 4: 1,058,000
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2013:


8. Beyonce β€” BEYONCE: 1,301,000
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2014:


6. Beyonce β€” Beyonce: 878,000
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2016:


3. Beyonce β€” Lemonade: 2,224,000
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This is so insane, half her peers have literally become irrelevant and dont even release new music and she's still making the top 10/5 with every release.Β 
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BeyΒ :jonny5:

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Her sustainedΒ success throughout her almost 23 year careerΒ is incredible.Β 

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Taylor having 15 entries. Every year since 2007Β :jonny5:Β Who's doing it like her??? Truly the biggest female artist in the US

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Views is just too powerful. Only the biggestΒ album by a male artist this decade.

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Album seller Rihanna :clap3:

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22 minutes ago, satellites.β„’ said:

1999:

Β  42. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 1,600,000

2000:

10. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 3,800,000 Β 

2001:

7. Destiny's Child β€” Survivor: 3,720,000 Β 

2003:

6. Beyonce β€” Dangerously in Love: 2,527,000 Β 

2004:

Β  41. Beyonce β€” Dangerously In Love: 1,378,000

2005:

Β  50. Destiny's Child β€” Destiny Fulfilled: 987,000

2006:

7. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 2,010,000 Β 

2007:

33. Beyonce -- B'Day: 1,071,000

2008:

10. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,459,000 Β 

2009:

18. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,200,000 Β 

2011:

11. Beyonce β€” 4: 1,058,000 Β 

2013:

8. Beyonce β€” BEYONCE: 1,301,000 Β 

2014:

6. Beyonce β€” BEYONCE: 878,000 Β 

2016:

3. Beyonce β€” Lemonade: 2,224,000 Β 

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This is so insane, half her peers have literally become irrelevant and dont even release new music and she's still making the top 10/5 with every release.Β 

LONGEVITY.

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20. Camila CabelloΒ β€” Camila: 995,000
21. Taylor SwiftΒ β€” Reputation: 998,000

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28 minutes ago, satellites.β„’ said:

1999:

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42. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 1,600,000
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2000:


10. Destiny's Child β€” The Writing's On the Wall: 3,800,000
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2001:

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7. Destiny's Child β€” Survivor: 3,720,000
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2003:

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6. Beyonce β€” Dangerously in Love: 2,527,000
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2004:

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41. Beyonce β€” Dangerously In Love: 1,378,000
Β 

2005:

Β 
50. Destiny's Child β€” Destiny Fulfilled: 987,000

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2006:


7. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 2,010,000
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2007:

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33. Beyonce β€” B'Day: 1,071,000
Β 

2008:


10. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,459,000
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2009:


18. Beyonce β€” I Am...Sasha Fierce: 1,200,000
Β 

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2011:


11. Beyonce β€” 4: 1,058,000
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2013:


8. Beyonce β€” BEYONCE: 1,301,000
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2014:


6. Beyonce β€” Beyonce: 878,000
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2016:


3. Beyonce β€” Lemonade: 2,224,000
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This is so insane, half her peers have literally become irrelevant and dont even release new music and she's still making the top 10/5 with every release.Β 
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:jonny5:

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Born to Die's number doesn't seem right. I know it's split over years, but it's eligible for 3x platinum.

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52 minutes ago, suburbannature said:

Born to Die's number doesn't seem right. I know it's split over years, but it's eligible for 3x platinum.

The certification number includes SPS since release. You have to remember SPS didn't count on weekly charts until 2015.

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It's sold 1.55m~ to date.

2012: 479,000

2013: 444,000

2014: 272,000

2015: 147,000

2016: 78,000

2017: 72,000

2018: 40,000~

2019: 20,000~

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As far as estimating its SPS by year.

2012: 800,000

2013: 800,000

2014: 400,000

2015: 400,000

2016: 275,000

2017: 275,000

2018: 250,000

2019 (so far): 100,000

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The massive sales in the year 2000 :deadbanana:Β The economy must have been booming.

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Crazy to thinkΒ during the Hey day of record sales (mid-late 90’s) album’s went diamond in a couple months-one year. Nowadays it’s near impossible.

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Adele 11 times wit 3 albums I :jonny5:

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Mariah in the 90sΒ :deadbanana:

Legend !Β :jonny2:

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Does Old Bloke happen toΒ have 1992? That was the first full year in the US with Soundscan data.

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