Bob Marley’s “Legend” Now a Top-10 Seller of All Time

The music industry started using Soundscan as a way of counting album sales in 1993.  

Figures just released for the US show Bob Marley’s Legend CD creeping into the all-time top sellers of the Soundscan era, knocking off Celine Dion.

1. Metallica, Metallica (aka The Black Album) (15,845,000)
2. Shania Twain, Come On Over (15,524,000)
3. Alanis Morissette, Jagged Little Pill (14,806,000)
4. Backstreet Boys, Millennium (12,209,000)
5. The Beatles, 1 (12,139,000)
6. Soundtrack,  The Bodyguard (12,056,000)
7. Santana,  Supernatural (11,732,000)
8. Creed, Human Clay (11,632,000)
9. Bob Marley & The Wailers, Legend (11,220,000)
10. NSync, No Strings Attached (11,137,000)

(Via Music-News)

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