Take a look at the top 5 highest selling pop albums of all time

Take a look at the top 5 highest selling pop albums of all time

If you are a pop lover, this article is your perfect fit. Here you will discover the top 5 highest selling pop albums of all time. Keep reading and learn all about them, you won't believe it!

If you are a pop lover, this article is your perfect fit. Here you will discover the top 5 highest selling pop albums of all time. Keep reading and learn all about them, you won't believe it!

From Abba to Michael Jackson, this top five is absolutely surprising. You won't believe the best sellers of the pop industry.

The top-selling pop album of all time goes to Michael Jackson's 1982 album, Thriller. With an incredible 66 million copies sold worldwide, and reaching Platinum status 33 times in the United States, the album is not only the top-selling pop album, but the top-selling album across all genres...ever. 

The top-selling pop album of all time goes to Michael Jackson's 1982 album, Thriller.

Second on this list, you will also find Michael Jackson, his second best-selling album, Bad, was released in 1987, and became the soundtrack to late 80's life for teens around the world. Selling over 35 million copies worldwide, it became one of the top-selling albums of all time. Some of his biggest hits, like 'Smooth Criminal', 'The Way You Make Me Feel', and the title track, 'Bad' appeared on this album.

In the third place, we have Adele with her album 21. 21 was released in 2011, and reached 14 times Platinum in the United States. The concept album is filled with emotional lyrics and difficult themes; the album was inspired by a breakup, and her powerful break-up ballads quickly became anthems for anyone who has suffered through a broken heart. Will sales of over 31 million copies, 21, became one of the fastest-selling pop records of all time. The fact that Adele was only 21 years old when this record was recorded and released only adds to the immensity of the accomplishment.

Madonna is the next one on this list. In 1990, a compilation of some of her best hits, called The Immaculate Collection, was released. The album received rave reviews and is considered a required pop album for any collector. With over 30 million copies sold, it became Madonna's best-selling album, according to Music Fandom, and is one of the most iconic albums of the late 20th Century.

With over 30 million copies sold, it became Madonna's best-selling album

Finally, ABBA the iconic Swedish pop group that dominated the airwaves in the mid to late 70's has place number five on this list. Their 1992 compilation album, Gold: Greatest Hits, was released in 1992, and quickly became one of the top-selling albums of all time. With 30 million copies sold, it became ABBA's most successful release, and gave fans a heavy dose of their classics. The original 1992 release included 19 of their hits, though the record was later re-released to include an additional second disc, with 11 more tracks. Classic pop listening, this album is definitely one of the greatest pop records of all time.

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