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Best-Selling Albums in the US

Guess the 50 best-selling albums in the US by total sale as of 1/09/2021. Sources may be inaccurate. Enjoy!
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_albums_in_the_United_States
Includes 'greatest hits' albums.
Album names represented by dashes (-) are self titled.
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Last updated: September 1, 2021
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Year
Sales
Album
Artist
1976
38,000,000
Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)
Eagles
1982
34,000,000
Thriller
Michael Jackson
1976
26,000,000
Hotel California
Eagles
1980
25,000,000
Back in Black
AC/DC
1971
23,000,000
--- -------- IV
Led Zeppelin
1977
20,000,000
Rumours
Fleetwood Mac
1987
18,000,000
Appetite For Destruction
Guns N' Roses
1990
18,000,000
No Fences
Garth Brooks
1997
17,700,000
Come On Over
Shania Twain
1974
17,000,000
Greatest Hits
Elton John
1976
17,000,000
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Boston
1991
16,800,000
--------- (The Black Album)
Metallica
1977
16,000,000
Saturday Night Fever (Soundtrack)
Bee Gees
1995
15,500,000
Jagged Little Pill
Alanis Morissette
1973
15,000,000
The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd
1984
15,000,000
Legend
Bob Marley & The Wailers
1984
15,000,000
Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen
1988
15,000,000
Greatest Hits
Journey
1994
14,600,000
Cracked Rear View
Hootie & The Blowfish
1972
14,000,000
----- & ---------'s Greatest Hits
Simon & Garfunkel
1977
14,000,000
Bat Out of Hell
Meat Loaf
1978
14,000,000
Greatest Hits 1974-78
Steve Miller Band
1999
13,900,000
Millenium
Backstreet Boys
1992
13,400,000
The Bodyguard (Soundtrack)
Whitney Houston
1999
13,100,000
Supernatural
Santana
Year
Sales
Album
Artist
1971
13,000,000
Tapestry
Carole King
1984
13,000,000
Purple Rain
Prince
1985
13,000,000
------- -------
Whitney Houston
2000
12,900,000
The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem
2000
12,800,000
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The Beatles
2000
12,700,000
No Strings Attached
NSYNC
1999
12,200,000
...Baby One More Time
Britney Spears
1968
12,000,000
--- ------- (The White Album)
The Beatles
1969
12,000,000
Abbey Road
The Beatles
1969
12,000,000
--- -------- II
Led Zeppelin
1980
12,000,000
Greatest Hits
Kenny Rogers
1985
12,000,000
No Jacket Required
Phil Collins
1986
12,000,000
Slippery When Wet
Bon Jovi
1987
12,000,000
Hysteria
Def Leppard
1992
12,000,000
Breathless
Kenny G
1997
11,900,000
---------- ----
Backstreet Boys
2011
11,900,000
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Adele
1996
11,800,000
Falling into You
Celine Dion
1999
11,700,000
Human Clay
Creed
1979
11,500,000
The Wall
Pink Floyd
1985
11,500,000
Greatest Hits – Volume I & Volume II
Billy Joel
1997
11,100,000
Titanic
Soundtrack
2000
11,100,000
Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park
1967
11,000,000
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
1973
11,000,000
Houses of the Holy
Led Zeppelin
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