Top-selling music albums in the United States in 2018, based on unit sales (in thousands)

Top-selling albums in the U.S. 2018 This statistic presents the ten best-selling albums in the United States in 2018. The soundtrack to the movie "A Star is Born" was the the second most successful album of the year, selling over 525 thousand copies in the United States. The most successful album of the year was the soundtrack to the movie "The Greatest Showman", which sold over 1.27 million copies.
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Number of units sold in thousands
The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Various Artists1,274.02
A Star Is Born: Original Motion Picture 2018 - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper525.74
Man of the Woods - Justin Timberlake376.94
Kamikaze - Eminem373.07
Rearview Towns - Jason Aldean348.16
÷ - Ed Sheeran299.21
Beautiful Trauma - P!nk277.99
Scorpion - Drake276.56
Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone260.97
Evolve - Imagine Dragons255.88
Hamilton - Various Artists238.9
Delta - Mumford & Sons227.49
reputation - Taylor Swift213.84
Love Yourself: Tear - BTS212.95
KOD - J. Cole211.19
Look Up Child - Lauren Daigle208.23
Dancing Queen - Cher205.2
Love Yourself: Answer - BTS199.97
Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes199
Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B198.1
From A Room: Volume 2 - Chris Stapleton198.05
Pray for the Wicked - Panic! at the Disco195.86
Traveller - Chris Stapleton195.45
From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton182.62
Cry Pretty - Carrie Underwood174.5
Number of units sold in thousands
The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Various Artists1,274.02
A Star Is Born: Original Motion Picture 2018 - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper525.74
Man of the Woods - Justin Timberlake376.94
Kamikaze - Eminem373.07
Rearview Towns - Jason Aldean348.16
÷ - Ed Sheeran299.21
Beautiful Trauma - P!nk277.99
Scorpion - Drake276.56
Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone260.97
Evolve - Imagine Dragons255.88
Hamilton - Various Artists238.9
Delta - Mumford & Sons227.49
reputation - Taylor Swift213.84
Love Yourself: Tear - BTS212.95
KOD - J. Cole211.19
Look Up Child - Lauren Daigle208.23
Dancing Queen - Cher205.2
Love Yourself: Answer - BTS199.97
Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes199
Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B198.1
From A Room: Volume 2 - Chris Stapleton198.05
Pray for the Wicked - Panic! at the Disco195.86
Traveller - Chris Stapleton195.45
From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton182.62
Cry Pretty - Carrie Underwood174.5
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This statistic presents the ten best-selling albums in the United States in 2018. The soundtrack to the movie "A Star is Born" was the the second most successful album of the year, selling over 525 thousand copies in the United States. The most successful album of the year was the soundtrack to the movie "The Greatest Showman", which sold over 1.27 million copies.
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Release date
January 2019
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United States
Survey time period
2018
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