U2, Led Zeppelin and Adele Among Amazon’s Top Selling CDs of All Time

2013-12-19

Story by Charles Ken

Amazon’s best-selling CDs of all time include U2, Led Zeppelin and Adele

Ever wondered the best-selling CDs of all time? Well, Amazon.com has just has compiled its all-time sales figures to answer that question, and – not surprisingly – a handful of longstanding rock and pop acts made the list.

The highest classic rocker to make the tally was Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant with his 2007 collaboration with bluegrass singer Alison Krauss, “Raising Sand,” which came in at No. 4. Another popular rock group, U2, landed on the list with 2004’s “How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb,” which took the No. 17 spot.

Other classic rockers on the list include the Beatles with their “Original Studio Recordings” box set (No. 24); “Love,” the 2006 soundtrack to the Cirque du Soleil’s Fab Four-themed Las Vegas show (No. 33); Creedence Clearwater Revival’s “Chronicle Vol. 1: The 20 Greatest Hits” (No. 39), Bruce Springsteen’s “Magic” (No. 43) and Bob Seger’s “Greatest Hits” (No. 47).

The best-selling CD of all time on Amazon is Adele’s smash “21.”




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