List of Best Selling Albums of 2014


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Frozen soundtrack was the best selling album of the year 2014. The album which was released as far back November 2013, sold 7,057,000 copies in 2014.

Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ follows second, after it sold an incredible 4,619,000 copies in only two months of release. The album dropped worldwide on October 27th but the ‘Out of Woods’ singer’s amazing selling power ensured she beats her competitors who released their albums way before her.

No.3 on the biggest selling albums of the year list is ‘X’ by British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran. ‘X’, which is Sheeran’s sophomore album, sold 3,486,000 copies worldwide.

Beyonce’s ‘Beyonce’ was the sixth best selling LP of 2014. The surprise album was released December 2014 but it was still able to sell even without hype. ‘Beyonce’ sold 2,289,000 copies worldwide in 2014.

Riding on the blockbuster success of lead single, ‘Happy’, Pharrell Williams second studio album, ‘GIRL’ sold a respectable 1,879,000 copies worldwide in 2014. The critically acclaimed album was 8th best-selling album of 2014.

Even in death Michael Jackson remains the King. The King of Pop’s second posthumous album, ‘Xscape’ was the 14th best selling album of 2014. Despite little hype or promotion, MJ’s ‘Xscape was able to sell  more than 1.5 million copies worldwide.

Check out the full list of best selling albums of 2014 below…

01 Soundtrack – Frozen
Walt Disney 7.057.000 copies

02 Taylor Swift – 1989
Big Machine 4.619.000 copies

03 Ed Sheeran – X
Atlantic / Watertower 3.486.000 copies

04 Coldplay – Ghost Stories
Parlophone / Atlantic 3.037.000 copies

05 Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
Capitol 2.879.000 copies

06 Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Columbia 2.289.000 copies

07 One Direction – Four
Syco Music 1.936.000 copies

08 Pharrell Williams – G I R L
Back Lot / Columbia 1.879.000 copies

09 Lorde – Pure Heroine
Republic / Universal 1.815.000 copies

10 Pink Floyd – The Endless River
Rhino / Columbia 1.717.000 copies

11 One Direction – Midnight Memories
Syco Music 1.708.000 copies

12 Katy Perry – Prism
Capitol 1.620.000 copies

13 AC/DC – Rock Or Bust
Columbia 1.539.000 copies

14 Michael Jackson – Xscape
MJJ / Epic 1.523.000 copies

15 Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
Interscope 1.517.000 copies

16 Barbra Streisand – Partners
Columbia 1.412.000 copies

17 Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Aftermath / Interscope 1.389.000 copies

18 Stromae – Racine Carrée
Vertigo / Mercury 1.386.000 copies

19 5 Seconds Of Summer – 5 Seconds Of Summer
Capitol 1.284.000 copies

20 Soundtrack – Guardians Of The Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1
Hollywood 1.264.000 copies

21 Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence
Polydor / Interscope 1.203.000 copies

22 Arctic Monkeys – AM
Domino Recordings 1.187.000 copies

23 Helene Fischer – Farbenspiel
Polydor / Universal Germany 1.180.000 copies

24 Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox
Atlantic 1.167.000 copies

25 Pentatonix – That’s Christmas To Me
RCA 1.134.000 copies

26 Avicii – True
Positiva / Island 1.099.000 copies

27 OneRepublic – Native
Interscope 1.087.000 copies

28 Maroon 5 – V
Interscope 1.071.000 copies

29 Ariana Grande – My Everything
Republic 1.062.000 copies

30 AKB 48 – Tsugi No Ashiato
King Records Japan 1.052.000 copies

31 Bastille – Bad Blood
Virgin 980.000 copies

32 John Legend – Love In The Future
Columbia 945.000 copies

33 Michael Bublé – Christmas
Reprise 941.000

34 Foo Fighters – Sonic Highways
Roswell / RCA 925.000 copies

35 Bruce Springsteen – High Hopes
Columbia 914.000 copies

36 Linkin Park – The Hunting Party
Machine Shop / Warner Bros. 900.000 copies

37 Black Keys – Turn Blue
Nonesuch 877.000 copies

38 Eric Church – The Outsiders
EMI Nashville 863.000 copies

39 London Grammar – If You Wait
Metal & Dust Recordings 849.000 copies

40 Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Daft Life / Columbia 844.000 copies

SOURCE: MEDIATRAFFIC.de

 

 





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