Top US Billboard 200 Albums - Year-end 1983

The best selling album in 1983 in United States was THRILLER by MICHAEL JACKSON.

RankArtistAlbumReleased
1 MICHAEL JACKSON THRILLER 1982
2 MEN AT WORK BUSINESS AS USUAL 1981
3 THE POLICE SYNCHRONICITY 1983
4 HALL & OATES H2O 1982
5 PRINCE 1999 1982
6 LIONEL RICHIE LIONEL RICHIE 1982
7 JANE FONDA JANE FONDA'S WORKOUT RECORD 1981
8 DEF LEPPARD PYROMANIA 1983
9 CULTURE CLUB KISSING TO BE CLEVER 1982
10 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN GREATEST HITS VOLUME II 1982
11 TOTO TOTO IV 1982
12 JOURNEY FRONTIERS 1983
13 DURAN DURAN RIO 1982
14 STRAY CATS BUILT FOR SPEED 1982
15 BRYAN ADAMS CUTS LIKE A KNIFE 1983
16 PAT BENATAR GET NERVOUS 1982
17 BOB SEGER THE DISTANCE 1982
18 LOVERBOY GET LUCKY 1981
19 ALABAMA MOUNTAIN MUSIC 1982
20 SOUNDTRACK FLASHDANCE 1983
21 PHIL COLLINS HELLO, I MUST BE GOING 1982
22 JOE JACKSON NIGHT AND DAY 1982
23 MISSING PERSONS SPRING SESSION M 1982
24 STYX KILROY WAS HERE 1983
25 U2 WAR 1983
26 DURAN DURAN DURAN DURAN 1981
27 WILLIE NELSON ALWAYS ON MY MIND 1982
28 DAVID BOWIE LET'S DANCE 1983
29 ALABAMA THE CLOSER YOU GET 1983
30 THE CLASH COMBAT ROCK 1982
31 ZZ TOP ELIMINATOR 1983
32 JOHN MELLENCAMP AMERICAN FOOL 1982
33 BILLY JOEL THE NYLON CURTAIN 1982
34 JOURNEY ESCAPE 1980
35 DEF LEPPARD HIGH 'N' DRY 1981
36 KENNY LOGGINS HIGH ADVENTURE 1982
37 TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS LONG AFTER DARK 1982
38 MERLE HAGGARD & WILLIE NELSON PANCHO & LEFTY 1983
39 MEN AT WORK CARGO 1983
40 THE BEAT SPECIAL BEAT SERVICE 1983
41 ADAM ANT FRIEND OR FOE 1982
42 ABC LEXICON OF LOVE 1982
43 DE BARGE ALL THIS LOVE 1982
44 RICK SPRINGFIELD LIVING IN OZ 1983
45 MARVIN GAYE MIDNIGHT LOVE 1982
46 SAMMY HAGAR THREE LOCK BOX 1982
47 DAN FOGELBERG GREATEST HITS 1982
48 AL JARREAU JARREAU 1983
49 BILLY SQUIER EMOTIONS IN MOTION 1982
50 THE TUBES OUTSIDE INSIDE 1983
51 EDDY GRANT KILLER ON THE RAMPAGE 1982
52 SAGA WORLDS APART 1981
53 LUTHER VANDROSS FOREVER, FOR ALWAYS, FOR LOVE 1982
54 SUPERTRAMP FAMOUS LAST WORDS 1982
55 THOMAS DOLBY BLINDED BY SCIENCE 1983
56 THE FIXX REACH THE BEACH 1983
57 QUIET RIOT METAL HEALTH 1983
58 NEIL DIAMOND HEARTLIGHT 1982
59 THOMAS DOLBY THE GOLDEN AGE OF WIRELESS 1982
60 LAURA BRANIGAN BRANIGAN 1982
61 STEVIE NICKS BELLA DONNA 1981
62 NAKED EYES NAKED EYES 1983
63 KROKUS HEADHUNTER 1983
64 JEFFERSON STARSHIP WINDS OF CHANGE 1982
65 TRIUMPH NEVER SURRENDER 1983
66 BERLIN PLEASURE VICTIM 1982
67 GOLDEN EARRING CUT 1982
68 JUDAS PRIEST SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE 1982
69 ANGELA BOFILL TOO TOUGH 1983
70 FOREIGNER RECORDS 1982
71 DIONNE WARWICK HEARTBREAKER 1982
72 EURYTHMICS SWEET DREAMS (ARE MADE OF THIS) 1983
73 DON HENLEY I CAN'T STAND STILL 1982
74 LITTLE RIVER BAND GREATEST HITS 1982
75 GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS VISIONS 1983
76 SCANDAL SCANDAL 1982
77 DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS TOO-RYE-AY 1982
78 IRON MAIDEN PIECE OF MIND 1983
79 JULIO IGLESIAS JULIO 1983
80 STEVIE NICKS THE WILD HEART 1983
81 PSYCHEDELIC FURS FOREVER NOW 1982
82 TALKING HEADS SPEAKING IN TONGUES 1983
83 NIGHT RANGER DAWN PATROL 1983
84 LOVERBOY KEEP IT UP 1983
85 THE KINKS STATE OF CONFUSION 1983
86 CROSBY, STILLS & NASH DAYLIGHT AGAIN 1982
87 SERGIO MENDES SERGIO MENDES 1983
88 FLEETWOOD MAC MIRAGE 1982
89 THE WHISPERS LOVE FOR LOVE 1983
90 GREG KIHN BAND KIHNSPIRACY 1983
91 BARRY MANILOW HERE COMES THE NIGHT 1982
92 GEORGE BENSON IN YOUR EYES 1983
93 MADNESS MADNESS 1983
94 A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS A FLOCK OF SEAGULLS 1982
95 PINK FLOYD DARK SIDE OF THE MOON 1973
96 GAP BAND GAP BAND IV 1982
97 KENNY ROGERS WE'VE GOT TONIGHT 1983
98 PATTI AUSTIN EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE 1983
99 DONALD FAGEN THE NIGHTFLY 1982
100 TONI BASIL WORD OF MOUTH 1981

Source: Billboard