Coldplay Tops Global List of 2008's Best-selling Albums

Posted by ToxicDoom | Tuesday, February 17, 2009 |

Coldplay tops the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's report listing the 50 best-selling  albums of 2008. Coldplay moved 6.8 million copies of Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends, more than High School Musical 2, which had the number one spot in 2007.

Filling out the rest of the top 5 were AC/DC, the soundtrack to Mamma Mia!, Duffy, and Metallica, and who knows what this list is going to look like next year, now that the Earth has fallen through a wormhole into the year 1998. See the rest of the list below.

1. Coldplay: Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends
2. AC/DC: Black Ice
3. Various Artists: Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack
4. Duffy: Rockferry
5. Metallica: Death Magnetic
6. Leona Lewis: Spirit
7. Amy Winehouse: Back to Black
8. Various Aritsts: High School Musical 3: Senior Year
9. Lil Wayne: Tha Carter III
10. Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad
11. Madonna: Hard Candy
12. Beyonce: I Am...Sasha Fierce
13. P!ink: Funhouse
14. Guns N' Roses: Chinese Democracy
15: Britney Spears: Circus
16. Jack Johnson: Sleep Through The Static
17. Il Divo: The Promise
18. Taylor Swift: Fearless
19. Jonas Brothers: A Little Bit Longer
20. Various Artists: Camp Rock OST
21. Kings of Leon: Only By The Night
22. Nickelback: Dark Horse
23. Miley Cyrus: Breakout
24. Kid Rock: Rock N Roll Jesus
25. Enya: And Winter came
26. Mariah Carey: E=MC2
27. Take That: The Circus
28. The Killers: Day & Age
29. Usher: Here I Stand
30. T.I.: Paper Trail
31. Kanye West: 808's & Heartbreak
32. Michael Jackson: Thriller (25th Anniversary Edition)
33. Katy Perry: One of The Boys
34. Exile: Exile Ballad Best
35. Ne-Yo: Year of The Gentleman
36. Amy Macdonald: This Is The Life
37. Abba: Gold
38. Namie Amuro: Best Fiction
39. Jonas Brothers: Jonas Brothers
40. Seal: Soul
41. Sugarland: Love On The Inside
42. Celine Dion: My Love Essential Collection
43. Exile: Exile Catchy Best
44. Dido: Safe Trip Home
45. Taylor Swift: Taylor Swift
46. Chris Brown:  Exclusive
47. Twilight: Twilight OST
48. Jason Mraz: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things
49. OneRepublic: Dreaming Out Loud
50. Various Artists: Now That's What I Call Music Vol. 71

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