After 15 Years Adele Breaks Eminem’s Record | See The Full List Of Million Sellers In First Week

Remy Gelenidze

Till today Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP was the fastest selling album by a solo artists in USA with almost 1,800,000 copies sold in the first week. Adele’s 25″  sold 3.38 Million copies in the first week of release, making her the fastest selling artist (not only as solo but the group also) of all time in USA, beating previous record holder, pop group, ‘NSYNC and Eminem as a solo artist.

Below are the 20 albums that have sold a million copies in a single week, starting with the latest entry, 25.

Adele; 25; 3,380,000 copies; Nov. 26, 2015 

Taylor Swift; 1989; 1,287,000 copies; Nov. 2, 2014

Taylor Swift; Red; 1,208,000 copies; Oct. 28, 2012

Lady Gaga; Born This Way; 1,108,000 copies; May 29, 2011

Taylor Swift; Speak Now; 1,047,000 copies; Oct. 31, 2010

Lil Wayne; Tha Carter III; 1,006,000 copies; June 15, 2008

50 Cent; The Massacre; 1,141,000 copies; March 6, 2005

Usher; Confessions; 1,096,000 copies; March 28, 2004

Norah Jones; Feels Like Home; 1,022,000 copies; Feb. 15, 2004

Eminem; The Eminem Show; 1,322,000 copies; June 2, 2002

‘NSYNC; Celebrity; 1,880,000 copies; July 29, 2001

The Beatles; 1; 1,259,000 copies; Dec. 24, 2000

Backstreet Boys; Black & Blue; 1,591,000copies; Nov. 26, 2000

Limp Bizkit; Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water; 1,055,000 copies; Oct. 22, 2000

Eminem; The Marshall Mathers LP; 1,760,000 copies; May 28, 2000

Britney Spears; Oops!…I Did It Again; 1,319,000 copies; May 21, 2000

‘NSYNC; No Strings Attached; 2,416,000 copies; March 26, 2000

Backstreet Boys; Millennium; 1,134,000 copies; May 23, 1999

Garth Brooks; Double Live; 1,085,000 copies; Nov. 22, 1998

Whitney Houston/Soundtrack; The Bodyguard; 1,061,000 copies; Jan. 3, 1993

Taylor Swift is the only one who appears three times on the list and Eminem, Backstreet Boys and ‘NSYNC two times each. 



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