Best-selling albums in Europe in 2005

The list of best-selling albums in Europe in 2005 was first published in Billboard magazine (December 24, 2005). 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 2005 was American idiot by Green Day with sales over 2 million copies.

Rank Artist Album
1 Green Day American Idiot
2 James Blunt Back to Bedlam
3 Coldplay X &Y
4 U2 How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb
5 Robbie Williams Greatest Hits
6 II Divo Il Divo
7 50 Cent The Massacre
8 Michael Bublé It’s Time
9 Keane Hopes and Fears
10 Gwen Stefani Love. Angel. Music. Baby.

See also. Best-selling albums in Europe by year: