Table 1-2: Best-Selling Albums Worldwide
Artist Album Released Genre Sales (millions)
Michael Jackson Thriller 1982 Pop 110
AC/DC Back in Black 1980 Hard Rock 49
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon 1973 Rock 45
Whitney Houston The Bodyguard 1992 Soundtrack 44
Eagles Greatest Hits 1976 Rock 42
Note: A number of issues make exact figures difficult to calculate, as historical data before the 1980s and from developing countries is incomplete.