The 20 Best-Selling Albums in History

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What albums are most beloved by Americans? If we're talking quantitatively, it's a virtual tie between Eagles Greatest Hits and Thriller. According to the RIAA, these are the best-selling albums in American history. 

1. Eagles - Their Greatest Hits 1971 - 1975 // 29 million copies

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2. Michael Jackson - Thriller //  29 million

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3. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV // 23 million

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4. Pink Floyd - The Wall // 23 million

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5. Billy Joel - Greatest Hits Volume I and II // 23 million

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6. AC/DC - Back in Black // 22 million

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7. Garth Brooks - Double Live // 21 million

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8. Shania Twain - Come On Over // 20 million

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9. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours // 20 million

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10. The Beatles - The Beatles  // 19 million

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11. Guns N’ Roses - Appetite for Destruction // 18 million

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12. The Beatles - The Beatles 1967-1970 // 17 million

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13. Whitney Houston - The Bodyguard // 17 million

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14. Boston - Boston // 17 million

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15. Garth Brooks - No Fences // 17 million

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16. Hootie and the Blowfish - Cracked Rear View // 16 million

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17. Metallica - Metallica // 16 million

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18. Led Zeppelin - Physical Graffiti // 16 million

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19. Eagles - Hotel California // 16 million

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20. Elton John - Greatest Hits // 16 million

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~20. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill // 16 million

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