Top-selling music albums in the United States in 2017, based on unit sales (in thousands)

Top-selling albums in the U.S. 2017 This statistic presents the ten best-selling albums in the United States in 2017. Ed Sheeran's '÷' was the the second most successful album of the first half of the year, selling over one million copies in the United States. The most successful album of the year was Taylor Swift's 'reputation', which sold almost 1.9 million copies.
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Number of units sold in thousands
reputation - Taylor Swift1,899.77
÷ - Ed Sheeran1,042.26
DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar766.43
Moana - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack659.88
Beautiful Trauma - Pink648.15
From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton606.34
24K Magic - Bruno Mars603.6
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2 - Various Artists550.61
Trolls - Various Artists497.04
Hamilton - Various Artists410.35
Evolve - Imagine Dragons396.5
The Thrill of It All - Sam Smith382.34
Traveller - Chris Stapleton381.67
Beauty And The Beast - 2017 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Alan Menken370.25
More Life - Drake365.37
Harry Styles - Harry Styles364.6
4:44 - Jay-Z363.26
A Pentatonix Christmas - Pentatonix361.46
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 - Various Artists360.52
Live in No Shoes Nation - Keny Chesney337.03
Hardwired...to Self-destruct - Metallica335.31
La La Land - Various Artists329.79
Sing - Various Artists282.77
Ripcord - Keith Urban266.45
Memories...Do Not Open - The Chainsmokers256.74
Number of units sold in thousands
reputation - Taylor Swift1,899.77
÷ - Ed Sheeran1,042.26
DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar766.43
Moana - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack659.88
Beautiful Trauma - Pink648.15
From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton606.34
24K Magic - Bruno Mars603.6
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 2 - Various Artists550.61
Trolls - Various Artists497.04
Hamilton - Various Artists410.35
Evolve - Imagine Dragons396.5
The Thrill of It All - Sam Smith382.34
Traveller - Chris Stapleton381.67
Beauty And The Beast - 2017 Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Alan Menken370.25
More Life - Drake365.37
Harry Styles - Harry Styles364.6
4:44 - Jay-Z363.26
A Pentatonix Christmas - Pentatonix361.46
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 - Various Artists360.52
Live in No Shoes Nation - Keny Chesney337.03
Hardwired...to Self-destruct - Metallica335.31
La La Land - Various Artists329.79
Sing - Various Artists282.77
Ripcord - Keith Urban266.45
Memories...Do Not Open - The Chainsmokers256.74

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This statistic presents the ten best-selling albums in the United States in 2017. Ed Sheeran's '÷' was the the second most successful album of the first half of the year, selling over one million copies in the United States. The most successful album of the year was Taylor Swift's 'reputation', which sold almost 1.9 million copies.
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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.

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