Accounting for Taste: The 20 Best-Selling Albums of All Time

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(Source: RIAA)

1. Michael Jackson: Thriller (29 million)

2. Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971 – 1975 (29 million copies)

3. Pink Floyd: The Wall (23 million)

4. Billy Joel: Greatest Hits Volume I and II (23 million)

5. Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin IV (23 million)

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6. AC/DC: Back in Black (22 million)

7. Garth Brooks: Double Live (21 million)

8. Shania Twain: Come On Over (20 million)

9. Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (20 million)

10. The Beatles: The Beatles (The White Album) (19 million)

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11. Guns N’ Roses: Appetite for Destruction (18 million)

12. Whitney Houston: The Bodyguard OST (17 million)

13. Boston: Boston (17 million)

14. Garth Brooks: No Fences (17 million)

15. The Beatles: The Beatles 1967-1970 (17 million)

16. Metallica: Metallica (16 million)

17. Hootie and the Blowfish: Cracked Rear View (16 million)

18. Eagles: Hotel California (16 million)

19. Elton John: Greatest Hits (16 million)

20. Alanis Morissette: Jagged Little Pill (16 million)

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