Bob Marley Legend Enters SoundScan Era Top 10 Of All-Time -
Bob Marley Legend

Bob Marley Legend

Bob Marley Legend Enters SoundScan Era Top 10 Of All-Time

by Paul Cashmere on January 4, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

Bob Marley & The Wailers ‘Legend’ has earned a Top 10 position in the SoundScan Top Selling Albums list.

Bob Marley Legend

Bob Marley Legend

The SoundScan figures account for sales since when SoundScan began in 1993. SoundScan has registered 11,220,000 sales for the Marley album.

‘Legend’ was released in 1984. According to RIAA has been certified 10 times platinum for 10 million sales so it is owed one more Platinum award.

The album holds the record for the Biggest Selling Reggae Album of All-Time.

‘Legend’ is now the 9th biggest selling album of the SoundScan era, moving in front of NSync ‘No Strings Attached’ and Celine Dion ‘Falling Into You’.

The Top 10 Selling Albums of the SoundScan era (since 1993) are:

1. Metallica – Metallica (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)

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