Here is the list of Top 10 Best Selling Albums of 2017 Globally (Pure Sales)

Remy Gelenidze

The figures reported in this article are only pure sales, and they do not take into account streaming activity from streaming platforms, which would raise their equivalent unit shipments significantly. Selling a record is harder than ever, but these titles, as well as many others, were consumed non-stop throughout 2017… Though the majority of music lovers now opt to stick to platforms like Spotify and Apple Music, which are powering the music industry and helping it to grow.

Eminem’s ‘Revival’ was the 8th best selling album and 2nd best selling rap album of 2017 with 1.1 million pure copies shipped globally. Here are the top 10 bestselling albums in the world last year, as well as how many copies they sold:

5. Sam Smith – The Thrill of It All, 1.4 million;

6. U2 – Songs of Experience, 1.3 million;

7. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN., 1.3 million;

8. Eminem – Revival, 1.1 million;

9. Harry Styles – Harry Styles, 1 million;

10. Bruno Mars – 24k Magic, 1 million;

For the full list please watch the video below:


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