Best-selling albums in Australia

The list of best selling albums in Australia is based on Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) certifications. ARIA began awarding albums in the mid-70s. Until 1983, gold albums were awarded for 20,000 copies sold, and platinum albums for 50.000. In 1983, ARIA set new criteria: gold – 35.000 copies, and platinum – 70.000 copies. In 2015, ARIA introduced a new award – the diamond album for 500.000 copies sold.

According to ARIA the best-selling album of all time in Australia is Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf with 1.750.000 copies sold. The best-selling album by australian artist is Whispering Jack by John Farnham with 1.680.000 copies sold. Swedish group ABBA’s Gold is the best-selling compilation album and also the best-selling album released by the group with 1.260.000 copies. For all time, only 12 albums in Australia surpassed the 1 million mark, 4 of which were released in the 21st century: 21 by Adele, Innocent Eyes by Delta Goodman , + by Ed Sheeran and Michael Bublé’s Christmas. Delta Goodman is the only australian artist in 21st century and only australian female singer ever with an album that has sold over a million copies.

1 List of best-selling albums in Austalia
2 Timeline of the best-selling albums in Austalia

List of best-selling albums in Australia

MeatLoaf -Bat Out Of Hell 1977
Meat Loaf’s Bat Out Of Hell is the best-selling album of all time in Australia.
RANKArtistAlbumAwardTotal sales
1 MEAT LOAF BAT OUT OF HELL 25P 1 750 000
2 JOHN FARNHAM WHISPERING JACK 24P 1 680 000
3 SHANIA TWAIN COME ON OVER 18P 1 260 000
4 ABBA GOLD – GREATEST HITS 17P + 1P 1 260 000
5 ADELE 21 17P 1 190 000
6 DIRE STRAITS BROTHERS IN ARMS 17P 1 190 000
7 MICHAEL JACKSON THRILLER 16P 1 120 000
8 ABBA THE BEST OF ABBA 22P 1 100 000
9 DELTA GOODREM INNOCENT EYES 15P 1 050 000
10 QUEEN GREATEST HITS I 15P 1 050 000
11 ED SHEERAN + 2D 1 000 000
12 MICHAEL BUBLE CHRISTMAS 2D 1 000 000
13 ALANIS MORISSETTE JAGGED LITTLE PILL 14P 980 000
14 PINK FLOYD DARK SIDE OF THE MOON 14P 980 000
15 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN BORN IN THE U.S.A. 13P 910 000
16 CELINE DION FALLING INTO YOU 13P 910 000
17 CROWDED HOUSE RECURRING DREAM – THE VERY BEST OF 13P 910 000
18 FLEETWOOD MAC RUMOURS 13P 910 000
19 ABBA ARRIVAL 18P 900 000
20 AC/DC BACK IN BLACK 12P 840 000
21 EAGLES THE VERY BEST OF THE EAGLES (1994) 12P 840 000
22 MADONNA THE IMMACULATE COLLECTION 12P 840 000
23 MARIAH CAREY MUSIC BOX 12P 840 000
24 METALLICA METALLICA 12P 840 000
25 P!NK FUNHOUSE 12P 840 000
26 SAVAGE GARDEN SAVAGE GARDEN 12P 840 000
27 BEE GEES SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SOUNDTRACK) 11P 770 000
28 BON JOVI CROSS ROAD 11P 770 000
29 BRYAN ADAMS SO FAR SO GOOD 11P 770 000
30 NORAH JONES COME AWAY WITH ME 11P 770 000
31 P!NK I’M NOT DEAD 11P 770 000
32 PINK FLOYD THE WALL 11P 770 000
33 SOUNDTRACK DIRTY DANCING 11P 770 000
34 SOUNDTRACK FORREST GUMP 11P 770 000
35 ABBA ABBA 14P 700 000
36 NEIL DIAMOND HOT AUGUST NIGHT 14P 700 000
37 ADELE 25 10P 700 000
38 COLD CHISEL CHISEL 9P + 1P 700 000
39 JEFF WAYNE THE WAR OF THE WORLDS 10P 700 000
40 KINGS OF LEON ONLY BY THE NIGHT 10P 700 000
41 LED ZEPPELIN REMASTERS 10P 700 000
42 LIVE THROWING COPPER 10P 700 000
43 MATCHBOX TWENTY YOURSELF OR SOMEONE LIKE YOU 10P 700 000
44 MICHAEL JACKSON DANGEROUS 10P 700 000
45 SUSAN BOYLE I DREAMED A DREAM 10P 700 000
46 THE BEATLES 1 10P 700 000
47 TINA ARENA DON’T ASK 10P 700 000
48 AC/DC T.N.T. 9P 630 000
49 BILLY JOEL GREATEST HITS VOLUME I & VOLUME II 9P 630 000
50 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN GREATEST HITS 9P 630 000
51 EAGLES HOTEL CALIFORNIA 9P 630 000
52 ED SHEERAN DIVIDE 9P 630 000
53 ED SHEERAN X 9P 630 000
54 EMINEM THE EMINEM SHOW 9P 630 000
55 FLEETWOOD MAC GREATEST HITS 9P 630 000
56 GUNS N’ ROSES GREATEST HITS 9P 630 000
57 JAMES BLUNT BACK TO BEDLAM 9P 630 000
58 JIMMY BARNES SOUL DEEPER … SONGS FROM THE DEEP SOUTH 9P 630 000
59 LED ZEPPELIN LED ZEPPELIN IV 9P 630 000
60 MICHAEL JACKSON THE ESSENTIAL MICHAEL JACKSON 9P 630 000
61 MISSY HIGGINS THE SOUND OF WHITE 9P 630 000
62 P!NK GREATEST HITS… SO FAR!!! 9P 630 000
63 P!NK THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE 9P 630 000
64 TAYLOR SWIFT 1989 9P 630 000
65 THE CORRS FORGIVEN, NOT FORGOTTEN 9P 630 000
66 AC/DC LIVE 8P 560 000
67 CAROLE KING TAPESTRY 8P 560 000
68 CAT STEVENS REMEMBER THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 8P 560 000
69 EAGLES THEIR GREATEST HITS 1971-1975 8P 560 000
70 ERIC CLAPTON UNPLUGGED 8P 560 000
71 FLEETWOOD MAC THE VERY BEST OF FLEETWOOD MAC 8P 560 000
72 JET GET BORN 8P 560 000
73 JOHN FARNHAM AGE OF REASON 8P 560 000
74 MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY: PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE BOOK I 8P 560 000
75 OASIS (WHAT’S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY 8P 560 000
76 PAUL SIMON GRACELAND 8P 560 000
77 POWDERFINGER ODYSSEY NUMBER FIVE 8P 560 000
78 QUEEN GREATEST HITS II 8P 560 000
79 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS CALIFORNICATION 8P 560 000
80 ROBBIE WILLIAMS GREATEST HITS 8P 560 000
81 SAVAGE GARDEN AFFIRMATION 8P 560 000
82 U2 THE BEST OF 1980 – 1990 8P 560 000
83 ANDREA BOCELLI ROMANZA 7P 490 000
84 AVRIL LAVIGNE LET GO 7P 490 000
85 BON JOVI GREATEST HITS/ULTIMATE COLLECTION 7P 490 000
86 CELINE DION THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE 7P 490 000
87 COLDPLAY A RUSH OF BLOOD TO THE HEAD 7P 490 000
88 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL 21ST ANNIVERSARY: THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION 7P 490 000
89 ELVIS PRESLEY ELV1S: 30 #1 HITS 7P 490 000
90 GEORGE MICHAEL LADIES & GENTLEMEN – THE BEST OF GEORGE MICHAEL 7P 490 000
91 GUNS N’ ROSES APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION 7P 490 000
92 INXS KICK 7P 490 000
93 JEFF BUCKLEY GRACE 7P 490 000
94 JIMMY BARNES FOR THE WORKING CLASS MAN 7P 490 000
95 JOHN FARNHAM CHAIN REACTION 7P 490 000
96 KASEY CHAMBERS BARRICADES & BRICKWALLS 7P 490 000
97 KELLY CLARKSON BREAKAWAY 7P 490 000
98 KYLIE MINOGUE FEVER 7P 490 000
99 MADONNA LIKE A VIRGIN 7P 490 000
100 MICHAEL BUBLE MICHAEL BUBLE 7P 490 000
101 MIDNIGHT OIL 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3 ,2 ,1 7P 490 000
102 MIDNIGHT OIL DIESEL AND DUST 7P 490 000
103 NEIL DIAMOND GREATEST HITS 1966-1992 7P 490 000
104 NEIL YOUNG HARVEST 7P 490 000
105 PEARL JAM TEN 7P 490 000
106 PETE MURRAY FEELER 7P 490 000
107 PINK FLOYD WISH YOU WERE HERE 7P 490 000
108 SOUNDTRACK WAR OF THE WORLDS 7P 490 000
109 TAYLOR SWIFT FEARLESS 7P 490 000
110 THE CRANBERRIES NO NEED TO ARGUE 7P 490 000
111 TRACY CHAPMAN TRACY CHAPMAN 7P 490 000
112 U2 RATTLE AND HUM 7P 490 000
113 AC/DC DIRTY DEEDS DONE DIRT CHEAP 6P 420 000
114 AMERICA HISTORY – AMERICA’S GREATEST HITS 6P 420 000
115 AQUA AQUARIUM 6P 420 000
116 BACKSTREET BOYS BACKSTREET’S BACK 6P 420 000
117 BARBRA STREISAND GUILTY 6P 420 000
118 BARBRA STREISAND MEMORIES 6P 420 000
119 BON JOVI SLIPPERY WHEN WET 6P 420 000
120 CELINE DION LET’S TALK ABOUT LOVE 6P 420 000
121 COLD CHISEL EAST 6P 420 000
122 COLDPLAY X&Y 6P 420 000
123 CROWDED HOUSE CROWDED HOUSE 6P 420 000
124 DIDO LIFE FOR RENT 6P 420 000
125 DIDO NO ANGEL 6P 420 000
126 DIRE STRAITS SULTANS OF SWING – THE VERY BEST OF 6P 420 000
127 ELTON JOHN THE VERY BEST OF ELTON JOHN 6P 420 000
128 EMINEM CURTAIN CALL: THE HITS 6P 420 000
129 EMINEM ENCORE 6P 420 000
130 ENYA WATERMARK 6P 420 000
131 EVANESCENCE FALLEN 6P 420 000
132 GREEN DAY AMERICAN IDIOT 6P 420 000
133 GUY SEBASTIAN JUST AS I AM 6P 420 000
134 HUMAN NATURE REACH OUT: THE MOTOWN RECORD 6P 420 000
135 INXS THE SWING 6P 420 000
136 INXS THE VERY BEST 6P 420 000
137 JEWEL PIECES OF YOU 6P 420 000
138 JIMMY BARNES HITS 6P 420 000
139 JIMMY BARNES TWO FIRES 6P 420 000
140 JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE FUTURESEX/LOVESOUNDS 6P 420 000
141 MARIAH CAREY MERRY CHRISTMAS 6P 420 000
142 MICHAEL JACKSON BAD 6P 420 000
143 MICHAEL JACKSON NUMBER ONES 6P 420 000
144 PHIL COLLINS BUT SERIOUSLY 6P 420 000
145 PHIL COLLINS HITS 6P 420 000
146 POWDERFINGER VULTURE STREET 6P 420 000
147 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS BLOOD SUGAR SEX MAGIK 6P 420 000
148 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS GREATEST HITS 6P 420 000
149 RICHARD CLAYDERMAN REVERIES 6P 420 000
150 ROD STEWART A NIGHT ON THE TOWN 6P 420 000
151 SHAKIRA LAUNDRY SERVICE 6P 420 000
152 SILVERCHAIR FROGSTOMP 6P 420 000
153 SOUNDTRACK COCKTAIL 6P 420 000
154 SPICE GIRLS SPICE 6P 420 000
155 SPICE GIRLS SPICEWORLD 6P 420 000
156 THE BLACK EYED PEAS MONKEY BUSINESS 6P 420 000
157 THE BLUES BROTHERS BLUES BROTHERS (SOUNDTRACK) 6P 420 000
158 THE DOORS THE BEST OF THE DOORS (1985) 6P 420 000
159 TONI CHILDS THE VERY BEST OF TONI CHILDS 6P 420 000
160 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2003 6P 420 000
161 AC/DC BLACK ICE 5P 350 000
162 AC/DC FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK (WE SALUTE YOU) 5P 350 000
163 AC/DC HIGH VOLTAGE 5P 350 000
164 AC/DC HIGHWAY TO HELL 5P 350 000
165 AC/DC LET THERE BE ROCK 5P 350 000
166 AC/DC THE RAZOR’S EDGE 5P 350 000
167 AC/DC WHO MADE WHO 5P 350 000
168 BERNARD FANNING TEA AND SYMPATHY 5P 350 000
169 CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL CHRONICLE: 20 GREATEST HITS 5P 350 000
170 DELTA GOODREM MISTAKEN IDENTITY 5P 350 000
171 ENRIQUE IGLESIAS ESCAPE 5P 350 000
172 FAITH HILL THERE YOU’LL BE: THE BEST OF FAITH HILL 5P 350 000
173 FOO FIGHTERS GREATEST HITS 5P 350 000
174 GEORGE MICHAEL FAITH 5P 350 000
175 GREEN DAY DOOKIE 5P 350 000
176 GUNS N’ ROSES USE YOUR ILLUSION II 5P 350 000
177 GWEN STEFANI LOVE, ANGEL, MUSIC, BABY 5P 350 000
178 HANSON THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE 5P 350 000
179 JIMMY BARNES BARNESTORMING 5P 350 000
180 JIMMY BARNES FREIGHT TRAIN HEART 5P 350 000
181 JOHN FARNHAM FULL HOUSE 5P 350 000
182 JOHN FARNHAM ONE VOICE: THE GREATEST HITS 5P 350 000
183 JOHN FARNHAM & OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE MAIN EVENT 5P 350 000
184 KATY PERRY PRISM 5P 350 000
185 LIMP BIZKIT CHOCOLATE STARFISH AND THE HOT DOG FLAVORED WATER 5P 350 000
186 LINDA RONSTADT SIMPLE DREAMS 5P 350 000
187 LINKIN PARK HYBRID THEORY 5P 350 000
188 MARIAH CAREY DAYDREAM 5P 350 000
189 MAROON 5 SONGS ABOUT JANE 5P 350 000
190 MATCHBOX TWENTY MORE THAN YOU THINK YOU ARE 5P 350 000
191 MICHAEL BUBLE CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE 5P 350 000
192 MICHAEL BUBLE CRAZY LOVE 5P 350 000
193 MICHAEL BUBLE IT’S TIME 5P 350 000
194 MICHAEL JACKSON OFF THE WALL 5P 350 000
195 MIDNIGHT OIL 20000 WATT RSL THE MIDNIGHT OIL COLLECTION 5P 350 000
196 MIDNIGHT OIL BLUE SKY MINING 5P 350 000
197 MUSICAL PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 5P 350 000
198 NATALIE COLE UNFORGETTABLE WITH LOVE 5P 350 000
199 NATALIE IMBRUGLIA LEFT OF THE MIDDLE 5P 350 000
200 NIRVANA MTV UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK 5P 350 000
201 NIRVANA NEVERMIND 5P 350 000
202 NIRVANA NIRVANA 5P 350 000
203 ONE DIRECTION UP ALL NIGHT 5P 350 000
204 PEARL JAM REARVIEWMIRROR: GREATEST HITS (1991-2003) 5P 350 000
205 PETE MURRAY SEE THE SUN 5P 350 000
206 POWDERFINGER INTERNATIONALIST 5P 350 000
207 RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE 5P 350 000
208 RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS BY THE WAY 5P 350 000
209 ROBBIE WILLIAMS ESCAPOLOGY 5P 350 000
210 ROD STEWART THE BEST OF ROD STEWART (1989) 5P 350 000
211 SAM SMITH IN THE LONELY HOUR 5P 350 000
212 SHANNON NOLL THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT 5P 350 000
213 SLIM DUSTY THE VERY BEST OF SLIM DUSTY 5P 350 000
214 SOUNDTRACK FROZEN 5P 350 000
215 SOUNDTRACK MOULIN ROUGE 5P 350 000
216 SOUNDTRACK ROMEO & JULIET 5P 350 000
217 SOUNDTRACK TITANIC 5P 350 000
218 THE BEATLES 1962 – 1966 5P 350 000
219 THE BEATLES 1967 – 1970 5P 350 000
220 THE COMMITMENTS THE COMMITMENTS (SOUNDTRACK) 5P 350 000
221 THE JOHN BUTLER TRIO SUNRISE OVER SEA 5P 350 000
222 THE OFFSPRING AMERICANA 5P 350 000
223 THE POLICE GREATEST HITS 5P 350 000
224 THE THREE TENORS CARRERAS DOMINGO PAVAROTTI IN CONCERT 1990 5P 350 000
225 U2 ACHTUNG BABY 5P 350 000
226 U2 ALL THAT YOU CAN’T LEAVE BEHIND 5P 350 000
227 U2 THE JOSHUA TREE 5P 350 000
228 U2 U218 SINGLES 5P 350 000
229 USHER CONFESSIONS 5P 350 000
230 VAN MORRISON THE BEST OF VAN MORRISON 5P 350 000
231 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SPRING 2001 5P 350 000
232 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2002 5P 350 000
233 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2005 + THE BIGGEST HITS OF 2004 5P 350 000
234 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2006 + THE BEST OF 2005 5P 350 000
235 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2007 PLUS THE BEST OF 2006 5P 350 000
236 WHITNEY HOUSTON THE BODYGUARD (SOUNDTRACK) 5P 350 000
237 WOLFMOTHER WOLFMOTHER 5P 350 000
238 ABBA 18 HITS 4P 280 000
239 BABY ANIMALS BABY ANIMALS 4P 280 000
240 BEE GEES ONE NIGHT ONLY 4P 280 000
241 BETTE MIDLER BEACHES (SOUNDTRACK) 4P 280 000
242 BETTE MIDLER EXPERIENCE THE DIVINE: GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
243 BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS LEGEND 4P 280 000
244 BRITNEY SPEARS …BABY ONE MORE TIME 4P 280 000
245 BRUNO MARS DOO-WOPS & HOOLIGANS 4P 280 000
246 BRYAN ADAMS WAKING UP THE NEIGHBOURS 4P 280 000
247 CHER HEART OF STONE 4P 280 000
248 CHRISTINA AGUILERA STRIPPED 4P 280 000
249 COLD CHISEL ALL FOR YOU: THE BEST OF 4P 280 000
250 COLDPLAY VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS 4P 280 000
251 CRAIG DAVID BORN TO DO IT 4P 280 000
252 CREED HUMAN CLAY 4P 280 000
253 DAMIEN LEITH THE WINNER’S JOURNEY 4P 280 000
254 DARYL BRAITHWAITE EDGE 4P 280 000
255 DARYL BRAITHWAITE RISE 4P 280 000
256 DEF LEPPARD HYSTERIA 4P 280 000
257 DIXIE CHICKS HOME 4P 280 000
258 EAGLES COMPLETE GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
259 ELTON JOHN SLEEPING WITH THE PAST 4P 280 000
260 EMINEM RECOVERY 4P 280 000
261 EMINEM THE MARSHALL MATHERS LP 4P 280 000
262 ENYA THE MEMORY OF TREES 4P 280 000
263 ESKIMO JOE BLACK FINGERNAILS, RED WINE 4P 280 000
264 EURYTHMICS REVENGE 4P 280 000
265 FERGIE THE DUTCHESS 4P 280 000
266 FLEETWOOD MAC FLEETWOOD MAC 4P 280 000
267 FLEETWOOD MAC TANGO IN THE NIGHT 4P 280 000
268 GOANNA SPIRIT OF PLACE 4P 280 000
269 GUNS N’ ROSES USE YOUR ILLUSION I 4P 280 000
270 HUMAN NATURE DANCING IN THE STREETS: THE SONGS OF MOTOWN II 4P 280 000
271 HUMAN NATURE TELLING EVERYBODY 4P 280 000
272 IL DIVO ANCORA 4P 280 000
273 INXS LISTEN LIKE THIEVES 4P 280 000
274 JACK JOHNSON IN BETWEEN DREAMS 4P 280 000
275 JACK JOHNSON ON AND ON 4P 280 000
276 JAMIROQUAI A FUNK ODYSSEY 4P 280 000
277 JANET JACKSON DESIGN OF A DECADE 1986/1996 4P 280 000
278 JOHN FARNHAM ROMEO’S HEART 4P 280 000
279 JOHN FARNHAM THEN AGAIN… 4P 280 000
280 JOHN LENNON LENNON LEGEND: THE VERY BEST OF JOHN LENNON 4P 280 000
281 JOHN LENNON THE JOHN LENNON COLLECTION 4P 280 000
282 JOHN MELLENCAMP SCARECROW 4P 280 000
283 JOHNNY CASH THE ESSENTIAL JOHNNY CASH 4P 280 000
284 KATY PERRY TEENAGE DREAM 4P 280 000
285 KEVIN BLOODY WILSON KEV’S BACK (THE RETURN OF THE YOBBO) 4P 280 000
286 KILLING HEIDI REFLECTOR 4P 280 000
287 KYLIE MINOGUE LIGHT YEARS 4P 280 000
288 KYLIE MINOGUE ULTIMATE KYLIE 4P 280 000
289 LADY GAGA THE FAME 4P 280 000
290 LED ZEPPELIN LED ZEPPELIN II 4P 280 000
291 LILY ALLEN IT’S NOT ME, IT’S YOU 4P 280 000
292 LINDA RONSTADT GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
293 LINKIN PARK METEORA 4P 280 000
294 LORDE PURE HEROINE 4P 280 000
295 MACY GRAY ON HOW LIFE IS 4P 280 000
296 MADONNA LIKE A PRAYER 4P 280 000
297 MADONNA SOMETHING TO REMEMBER 4P 280 000
298 MADONNA TRUE BLUE 4P 280 000
299 MARIAH CAREY MARIAH CAREY 4P 280 000
300 MATCHBOX TWENTY MAD SEASON 4P 280 000
301 MEAT LOAF BAD OUT OF HELL II – BACK INTO HELL 4P 280 000
302 MICHAEL CRAWFORD A TOUCH OF MUSIC IN THE NIGHT 4P 280 000
303 MIDNIGHT OIL RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET 4P 280 000
304 MOBY PLAY 4P 280 000
305 MUMFORD & SONS SIGH NO MORE 4P 280 000
306 NICKELBACK ALL THE RIGHT REASONS 4P 280 000
307 NO DOUBT TRAGIC KINGDOM 4P 280 000
308 P!NK BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA 4P 280 000
309 P!NK M!SSUNDAZTOOD 4P 280 000
310 PAUL KELLY SONGS FROM THE SOUTH – THE VERY BEST OF 4P 280 000
311 PEARL JAM VS. 4P 280 000
312 PHIL COLLINS FACE VALUE 4P 280 000
313 PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 4P 280 000
314 PRINCE DIAMONDS AND PEARLS 4P 280 000
315 R.E.M. AUTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE 4P 280 000
316 R.E.M. IN TIME: THE BEST OF R.E.M. 1988-2003 4P 280 000
317 RIHANNA GOOD GIRL GONE BAD 4P 280 000
318 ROBBIE WILLIAMS SWING WHEN YOU’RE WINNING 4P 280 000
319 ROD STEWART ATLANTIC CROSSING 4P 280 000
320 ROD STEWART FOOT LOOSE & FANCY FREE 4P 280 000
321 ROD STEWART GREATEST HITS, VOL. 1 4P 280 000
322 ROD STEWART VAGABOND HEART 4P 280 000
323 ROGUE TRADERS HERE COME THE DRUMS 4P 280 000
324 RONAN KEATING 10 YEARS OF HITS 4P 280 000
325 SADE DIAMOND LIFE 4P 280 000
326 SANTANA SUPERNATURAL 4P 280 000
327 SHAGGY HOT SHOT 4P 280 000
328 SIMPLY RED GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
329 SNOW PATROL EYES OPEN 4P 280 000
330 SOUNDTRACK 8 MILE 4P 280 000
331 SOUNDTRACK PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT 4P 280 000
332 SOUNDTRACK SHREK 4P 280 000
333 SOUNDTRACK THE LION KING 4P 280 000
334 TAYLOR SWIFT RED 4P 280 000
335 THE 12TH MAN BONED! 4P 280 000
336 THE BEATLES SGT. PEPPER’S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND 4P 280 000
337 THE BLACK EYED PEAS ELEPHUNK 4P 280 000
338 THE BLACK EYED PEAS THE E.N.D. 4P 280 000
339 THE CARS THE CARS GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
340 THE CORRS IN BLUE 4P 280 000
341 THE CORRS TALK ON CORNERS 4P 280 000
342 THE CORRS THE BEST OF THE CORRS 4P 280 000
343 THE DOORS L.A. WOMAN 4P 280 000
344 THE KILLERS HOT FUSS 4P 280 000
345 THE LIVING END THE LIVING END 4P 280 000
346 THE OFFSPRING SMASH 4P 280 000
347 THE SMASHING PUMPKINS MELLON COLLIE AND THE INFINITE SADNESS 4P 280 000
348 THE VERONICAS THE SECRET LIFE OF… 4P 280 000
349 U2 HOW TO DISMANTLE AN ATOMIC BOMB 4P 280 000
350 U2 UNDER A BLOOD RED SKY 4P 280 000
351 VANESSA AMOROSI THE POWER 4P 280 000
352 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF AUTUMN 2003 4P 280 000
353 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SPRING 2002 4P 280 000
354 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2001 4P 280 000
355 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2004 4P 280 000
356 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2009 & THE BEST OF 2008 4P 280 000
357 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF SUMMER 2010 + THE BEST OF 2009 4P 280 000
358 VARIOUS ARTISTS SO FRESH: THE HITS OF WINTER 2004 4P 280 000
359 VARIOUS ARTISTS THE WORLD’S BEST EVER BEER SONGS 4P 280 000
360 VARIOUS ARTISTS TRIPLE J HOTTEST 100 VOLUME 5 4P 280 000
361 VONDA SHEPARD SONGS FROM ALLY MCBEAL (SOUNDTRACK) 4P 280 000
362 WHITNEY HOUSTON WHITNEY HOUSTON 4P 280 000
363 ZZ TOP ELIMINATOR 4P 280 000
364 ZZ TOP GREATEST HITS 4P 280 000
365 WENDY MATTHEWS LILY 3P + 1G 245 000

Timeline of the best-selling albums in Australia*

* – According to ARIA certifications

DateArtistAlbumCertificationSales
1979ABBAThe Best of ABBA22 P1.100.000
1991Meat LoafBat Out Of Hell16 P1.120.000
1993Meat LoafBat Out Of Hell19 P1.330.000
2006John FarnhamWhispering Jack24 P1.680.000
2011Meat LoafBat Out Of Hell24 P1.680.000
2014Meat LoafBat Out Of Hell25 P1.750.000

See also. Best-selling albums by country: