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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Most Selling Albums of All Time

Thriller

Thriller

Michael Jackson most favorite album Thriller is on number one position. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, record producer, actor, dancer, and songwriter. The world called him the King of Pop due to his contributions to fashion and music. His publicized personal life made him a global personality in popular culture for more than four decades. His album Thriller was released in 1982, and it is categorized as Pop, Rock, R&B music. According to records, Thriller claimed sales more than 65 million copies.

Back in Back

Back in Back

Back in Back got the second the second position in the list. This famous album was the production of Australian band AC/DC. This band was formed by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young in 1973. It was considered as a heavy metal band. Back in Back was the familiar and most famous album in hard rock history. This album was released in 1980. The group claimed that Black in Black contains more than 50 million copies sales worldwide.  

The Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon

The Dark Side of the Moon is the 3rd most popular album worldwide. This album was released by an English rock band, Pink Floyd. The band got international acclaim with their psychedelic and progressive music. The group becomes one of the most commercially successful and influential groups in the history of modern music due to philosophical lyrics, extended compositions, sonic experimentation, and elaborate live shows. The Pink Floyd released their famous album The Dark Side of the Moon in 1973 in progressive rock music category. According to the record, overall sale of the album is more than 45 million copies all around the world.

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard is on the 4th position in best-selling albums of all time. The Whitney Housten is the main singer of The Bodyguard. Whitney Elizabeth Houston was an American singer, producer, model, and actress. Houston is one of the most best-selling music artists of all time. The singer released seven studio albums and three movie soundtracks. Her album The Bodyguard was published in 1992, and it was considered the most popular album in soundtrack/R&B, soul, and pop category. Over 44 records of this album sold worldwide.

Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell

Bat Out of Hell is well-known released by Meat Loaf. Meat Loaf or Michael Lee Aday was an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer. Meat Loaf is his stage name. His album Bat Out of Hell has sold over 43 million copies all around the world. According to record, it still sells approximately 2 million copies annually. This album stayed on the chart for more than 9 years. Meat Loaf was famous for his powerful voice and live theatrical performance. Bat Out of Hell was released in 1977 in hard rock and progressive rock generation.

Their Greatest Hits

Their Greatest Hits

Their Greatest Hits is the first compilation album released by the Eagles. The Eagles were an American rock band formed in 1971 by Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey, and Randy Meisner. This band was one of the most popular musical acts of the 1970s. The band was ranked number 75 on the magazine’s 2004 list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All time. Overall, Their Greatest Hits album sold 42 million records all over the world and got 6th position in best-selling albums of all time. The album belongs to rock, soft rock, and folk music generation.

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever is the rocking album released by Bee Gees and various artists. This album was the part of the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever starring John Travolta. Bee Gees is the name of pop music group which was formed in 1958. The team consists of three brothers Barry, Maurice Gibb, and Robin. They remained successful for most of their decades of recording music. The group have sold more than 220 million records worldwide and became one of the world best-selling music artists. Saturday Night Fever was a Disco type music which claimed to have sales more than 40 million.

Rumours

Rumours

Rumours is on the 8th position in the list of best-selling albums of all time. Rumours was released in 1977 and was considered as Soft Rock music type. The album was released by Fleetwood Mac. Fleetwood Mac is a British-American rock band created in July 1967 in London. The group sold more than 100 million copies all over the world. The members of Fleetwood Mac were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and got the Brit Award for exceptional contribution to music. According to the official record, Rumours sold over 40 million copies worldwide.

Come On Over

Come On Over

Come On Over is an acclaimed pop-music album released by Shania Twain. Shania Twain is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She spent more than 25 years in the music industry and sold over 85 million records. Shania Twain is considered as the best-selling female artist in the history of country music. She got many honorific titles just like the “Queen of Country Pop”. This album was released in 1997, breaking all records of best-selling albums that year. Come On Over claimed of selling over 39 million copies all around the world.

Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin IV

Led Zeppelin IV is one of the most popular music album released by Led Zeppelin. Led Zeppelin was the name of English rock band that was formed in London in 1968. The members of the group are guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, drummer John Bonham and the singer Robert Plant. Led Zeppelin has earned recognition as one of the progenitors of heavy metal due to the unique style of group members. This famous album was released in 1971 and was part of hard rock and heavy metal generation. According to the record, Led Zeppelin IV had more than 37 billion sales worldwide and got the 10th position in best-selling albums of all time.      

Bad

Bad

Bad is the 2nd best album of Michael Jackson and ranked as 11th best album worllwide. It was the 7th studio album by American singer Michael Jackson released through Epic Records. Bad was released on 31th August 1987, five years after the release of thriller. Bad sold between 30 to 45 million copies worldwide and it was certified 9 times Platinum in the United States. After the release of Bad, Jackson became one of the most successful artists of the 1980s. it enhanced his career and Michael Jackson got some of the best musical project of his career. Bad was at number one position in 13 different countries and was included in top 20 in other territories.

Jagged Little Pill


Jagged Little Pill was the international debut album of Canadian Singer Alanis Morissette. The album was released on June 13, 1995 from the studio of Maverick Records. Before this, Morissette had released her two most popular albums in Canada. It was the rock.

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