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Did you know the Best Selling albums of all time?




Did you know thatA Diamond Record is the award given to a performing artist (typically musical artist) for the sale of ten million units of records, CDÕs, or cassettes through legal distribution sources. The Diamond Record award was created in 1998 as the industry saw the sales of individual singles and albums reaching ten million units. The Gold Record is awarded for the sales of 500,000 units and the Platinum Record is awarded for the sales of one million units of an album or single.



Did you know the first four artist went double diamond?


Did you know that Michael Jackson and the Eagles almost went triple diamond? 

Did you know the Best Selling albums of all time?

1Michael Jackson

Highest selling album by a solo artist and pop artist – Thriller
27x platinum







2 Eagles

Highest selling album by a group – Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)
29x platinum











Highest selling album by a progressive rock group – The Wall
23x platinum




Highest selling album by a hard rock group – Led Zeppelin IV
23x platinum






Highest selling album by a male Rock artist – Greatest Hits, Vols. 1 & 2
21x platinum





3. Garth Brooks
Highest selling live album – Double Live
20x platinum









4. Shania Twain

Highest selling album by a female artist – Come on Over
20x platinum






Highest selling soundtrack – The Bodyguard
17x platinum

Backstreet Boys

Highest selling debut album by a female artist – Jagged Little Pill
16x platinum









Highest selling album by a Pop group – Backstreet Boys
14x platinum









Britney Spears

Highest selling album by a female Pop artist – …Baby One More Time
14x platinum








Highest selling album by a heavy metal group – Metallica
14x platinum




 Did you know who is the most successful artist?
Did you know what The Diamond Award is?
Did you know what rap artist has not received a diamond award?
Did you know these artist have gone double diamond?


Now if you didn’t know, now you know…

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