The Only 29 Albums in History to Sell More Than 15 Million Copies
Remember when artists used to release their music on albums that you could own, touch and feel? The good ol' days... And did they SELL, with many albums reaching platinum status with 1 million records sold.
The Diamond award was instituted by the Recording Industry of America (RIAA) in 1999, to recognize albums that sold more than 10 million copies. The best-selling album of all time in the US is "Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975)" by the Eagles, certified 38 times platinum.
There are currently 127 diamond-certified albums, but only 29 of them have reached 15 million copies sold. Here they are - see if any of your favorites are on the list: