Nielsen Music have released a new report looking at US music sales across the 2010s. One of the more interesting parts of the list is that The Beatles’ Abbey Road was the highest-selling vinyl LP in the US of the decade.
Perhaps even more interestingly, only one original album actually released in the 2010s cracked the list. That was Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die, which scored the number 10 slot. The Guardians Of The Galaxy soundtrack also made the list, which while technically released in the 2010s, consists of all older songs.
Neilsen Music have recapped the decade in music sales, revealing The Beatles’ Abbey Road to be the highest-selling album of the 2010s.
The rest of the list is occupied by all the usual suspects: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon, Bob Marley & the Wailers’ Legend, Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black, Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, Miles Davis: Kind of Blue.
Check out the full list below:
01 Beatles: Abbey Road (558,000)
02 Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon (376,000)
03 Various Artists: Guardians of the Galaxy OST (367,000)
04 Bob Marley & the Wailers: Legend (364,000)
05 Amy Winehouse: Back to Black (351,000)
06 Michael Jackson: Thriller (334,000)
07 Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (313,000)
08 Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (304,000)
09 Miles Davis: Kind of Blue (286,000)
10 Lana Del Rey: Born to Die (283,000)
Check out Nielsen’s full report here.