Top-selling music albums in the United States in 2016, based on unit sales (in millions)

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Number of units sold in millions
Drake - Views4.14
Adele - 252.37
Beyoncé - Lemonade2.19
Rihanna - Anti1.97
Twenty One Pilots - Blurryface1.73
Justin Bieber - Purpose1.68
Chris Stapleton - Traveller1.42
Original Broadway Cast - Hamilton1.33
Various Artists - Suicide Squad: The Album1.13
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman1.07
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This statistic presents the ten best-selling albums in the United States in 2016. Adele's '25' was the second most successful album of the year selling 2.37 million copies in the United States. Drake's album 'Views' is ranked first, with a total of 4.14 million copies. For a statistic on overall album sales from 2007 through 2016, click here.

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