Best-selling video albums in the United Kingdom

The list of best-selling video albums in the UK is based on BPI (British Phonographic Industry) certifications and figures taken from Music Weeks’ year-end charts. BPI began certifying music DVDs in February 2005. Qualification thresholds for certification are: Gold – 25,000 units, Platinum – 50,000 units.

The best-selling video album in the U.K. is the musical Riverdance – The Show which sold 1,3 million units.

List of best-selling video albums in United Kingdom

ArtistTitleSalesCertification or year-end chartCertification dateYear release
1MusicalRiverdance – The Show1,300,00026x Platinum01.02.20191998
2Michael FlatleyLord Of The Dance1,000,00020x Platinum22.07.20131997
3MusicalCats (Original Cast Recording)950,00019x Platinum03.01.20202002
4MusicalDream Cast – Les Miserables In Concert850,00017x Platinum29.07.20162003
5MusicalJoseph & The Amazing Technicolor (Original Cast)700,00014x Platinum18.05.20181999
6MusicalLes Miserables – In Concert – 25th Anniversary650,00013x Platinum09.12.20162011
7Michael JacksonThis Is It650,00013x Platinum22.07.20132010
8Take ThatThe Circus – Live574,000200931.12.20092009
9One DirectionThis Is Us500,00010x Platinum19.12.20142013
10Now Series (UK)Now That’s What I Call A Music Quiz500,00010x Platinum06.01.20062005
11Michael JacksonMoonwalker450,0009x Platinum26.07.20191989
12Michael FlatleyFeet Of Flames400,0008x Platinum22.07.20131999
13OasisThere & Then400,0008x Platinum09.08.20131997
14QueenLive At Wembley Stadium375,000
350,000 +
7x Platinum
DVD (2003)
1x Gold
DVD (2011)
DVD (2003)
DVD (2011)
15Take ThatProgress Live350,0007x Platinum22.07.20132011
16Robbie WilliamsWhat We Did Last Summer – Live At Knebworth350,0007x Platinum25.02.20052003
17Robbie WilliamsLive At The Albert350,0007x Platinum06.12.20132001
18Robson & JeromeSo Far So Good350,0007x Platinum22.07.20131995
19Andrew Lloyd WebberThe Phantom Of The Opera At The Royal Albert Hall300,0006x Platinum08.05.20152011
20Various ArtistsLive Aid300,0006x Platinum22.07.20132004
21MusicalRiverdance – Live From New York City300,0006x Platinum22.07.20132002
22Led ZeppelinThe Song Remains The Same300,0006x Platinum26.12.20141999
23High School Musical CastHigh School Musical – The Concert250,0005x Platinum22.07.20132007
24Take ThatThe Ultimate Tour250,0005x Platinum22.07.20132006
25Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin DVD250,0005x Platinum22.07.20132003
26StepsGold – The Greatest Hits250,0005x Platinum22.07.20132001
27Elvis PresleyThat’s The Way It Is250,0005x Platinum22.07.20132001
28Pink FloydThe Wall250,0005x Platinum16.06.20172000
29StepsThe Video250,0005x Platinum22.07.20131998
30Spice GirlsGirl Power: Live In Istanbul250,0005x Platinum24.04.20151997
31Cliff RichardHeathcliff250,0005x Platinum22.07.20131997
32Robson & JeromeJoking Apart250,0005x Platinum22.07.20131996
33Pink FloydP.U.L.S.E.250,0005x Platinum22.07.20131995
34Cliff Richard & The ShadowsThe Final Reunion217,000200931.12.20092009
35OasisSupersonic200,0004x Platinum06.10.20172016
36The BeatlesEight Days A Week – The Touring Years200,0004x Platinum20.01.20172016
37ColdplayLive 2012200,0004x Platinum11.01.20132012
38WestlifeThe Farewell Tour – Live At Croke Park 2012200,0004x Platinum13.12.20192012
39Justin BieberNever Say Never200,0004x Platinum16.12.20162011
40Various ArtistsHey Mr Producer – Cameron Mackintosh200,0004x Platinum22.07.20132005
41WestlifeWhere Dreams Come True200,0004x Platinum22.07.20132001
42Andrew Lloyd WebberCelebration200,0004x Platinum22.07.20132000
43StepsThe Next Step – Live200,0004x Platinum22.07.20131999
44George MichaelLadies & Gentlemen: The Best Of George Michael200,0004x Platinum22.07.20131998
45Michael JacksonVideo Greatest Hits – History200,0004x Platinum22.07.20131995
46MusicalMiss Saigon (Original London Cast)150,0003x Platinum16.03.20182016
47AdeleLive At The Royal Albert Hall150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132011
48Take ThatBeautiful World Live150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132008
49Robbie WilliamsAnd Through It All: Robbie Williams Live 1997-2006150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132006
50Jeff WayneJeff Wayne’s Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds Live On Stage150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132006
51Various ArtistsLive 8150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132005
52OasisDefinitely Maybe150,0003x Platinum27.05.20052004
53QueenQueen On Fire – Live At The Bowl150,0003x Platinum31.03.20062004
54QueenGreatest Video Hits 2150,0003x Platinum03.03.20172003
55Cliff RichardLive In The Park150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132003
56Cliff RichardThe 40th Anniversary Concert150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132003
57Guns N’ RosesWelcome To The Videos150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132003
58QueenGreatest Video Hits 1150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132002
59WestlifeUnbreakable – The Greatest Hits – Vol 1150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132002
60The BandThe Last Waltz150,0003x Platinum17.01.20142002
61David BowieBest Of Bowie150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132002
62WestlifeCoast To Coast150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132001
63OasisLive By The Sea150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132001
64S Club 7S Club Party – Live150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132001
65U2Rattle And Hum150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132001
66MusicalJesus Christ Superstar150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132000
67Dr. Dre, Eminem,
Snoop Dogg & Ice Cube & Warren G
The Up In Smoke Tour150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132000
68StepsLive At Wembley150,0003x Platinum22.07.20132000
69Buena Vista Social ClubBuena Vista Social Club150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131999
70Frank SinatraMy Way150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131997
71BoyzoneLive At Wembley150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131996
72Take ThatEverything Changes150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131994
73Take ThatLive In Berlin150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131994
74EaglesHell Freezes Over150,0003x Platinum10.12.20211994
75Pink FloydLive At Pompeii150,0003x Platinum12.08.20161989
76Woodstock SeriesWoodstock150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131989
77Elvis Presley’68 Comeback Special150,0003x Platinum22.07.20131985
78Elvis PresleyAloha From Hawaii150,0003x Platinum03.07.20151984
25,000 +
1x Gold
VHS (1993)
2x Platinum
DVD (2003)
VHS (1993)
DVD (2003)
80Now Series (UK)Now That’s What I Call A Music Quiz 2123,0002006, 200731.12.20072006

Best-selling video albums in United Kingdom by year

Year-end number 1 music DVD from Music Week magazine.

2003Robbie WilliamsWhat We Did Last Summer – Live At Knebworth220,000
2004Various ArtistsLive Aid225,000
2005Now Series (UK)Now That’s What I Call A Music Quiz383,719
2006Take ThatThe Ultimate Tour199,000
2007High School Musical CastHigh School Musical – The Concert142,000
2009Take ThatThe Circus – Live574,000

Timeline of best-selling video albums in United Kingdom

How the best-selling music DVD album in the U.K. has changed, according to BPI certification.

Certification dateArtistTitleSalesCertification
25.02.2005Robbie WilliamsWhat We Did Last Summer – Live At Knebworth350,0007x Platinum
06.01.2006Now Series (UK)Now That’s What I Call A Music Quiz500,00010x Platinum
22.07.2013Michael FlatleyLord Of The Dance1,000,00020x Platinum
22.07.2013MusicalRiverdance – The Show1,000,00020x Platinum
01.02.2019MusicalRiverdance – The Show1,300,00026x Platinum

See also: Best-selling video albums by country:

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