The list of best-selling albums in Europe was first published in Billboard magazine (December 27, 2003). Sales figures are based on the Billboard European Top 100 Albums chart, compiled from national sales charts in 18 European countries: United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Portugal, Hungary, Grecce, Czech Republic. The most successful album of 2003 was Come Away With Me by Norah Jones with sales over 3 million copies.
|1||Norah Jones||Come Away With Me|
|4||Dido||Life for Rent|
|5||Avril Lavigne||Let Go|
|8||Coldplay||A Rush of Blood to the Head|
|9||Eminem||The Eminem Show|