List of best-selling albums in Brazil

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Brazil has one of the largest music markets in the world, and the largest music industry in Latin America.[1]

Best-selling international artists in Brazil By ABPD[edit]

Artists Period Sales
Julio Iglesias 1968–present 8,100,000[2][3]
Madonna 1982–present 6,100,000[2][4]
Shakira 1992–present 2,700,000+[5]
Whitney Houston 1985–2013 2,500,000
U2 1976–present 2,500,000+[5]
Enya 1982–present 2,000,000+[6]
Celine Dion 1990-present 1,750,000+
Backstreet Boys 1996–present 1,750,000+[7]
Beyoncé 2003–present 1,700,000+[8][9]
RBD 2004-2008 1,600,000+[10]
Guns N' Roses 1985–present 1,300,000+[11]
A-ha 1982–1994
1998–2010
1,200,000+[12]
Phil Collins 1967–present 1,200,000+[13]
Nirvana 1987–1994 1,100,000+[14]
Kenny G 1982–present 1,025,000+[15]
Mariah Carey 1990–present 1,000,000+[16]
Gloria Estefan 1984–present 1,000,000
Adele 2006–present 975,000+[17]
Queen 1970–1997 960,000+[18]
Spice Girls 1996–2000
2007–2008
930,000+[19]
Alanis Morissette 1987–present 800,000+[20]
Elton John 1969–present 780,000+[21]
Rod Stewart 1962–present 750,000+[22]
Andrea Bocelli 1992–present 715,000+[23]
Simply Red 1984–present 700,000+[24]
Elton John 1964–present 700,000+[25]
Red Hot Chili Peppers 1983–present 700,000+[26]
Linkin Park 2000–present 625,000+[27]
Laura Pausini 1993–present 620,000+[28]
Aerosmith 1970–present 550,000+[29]
Amy Winehouse 2003–2011 505,000+[30][31]
Eric Clapton 1963–present 505,000+[32]
Avril Lavigne 2002–present 500,000+[33][34]
The Beatles 1960–1970 500,000+[35]
Led Zeppelin 1968–1980 500,000+[36]
Os Três Tenores 1990–2004 500,000+[37]

Best-selling international albums in Brazil (200,000+)[edit]

Record Artist Type Sales[2]
Thriller Michael Jackson CD 3,800,000
Hey! Julio Iglesias CD 2,200,000

-| True Blue

Madonna CD 1,800,000 Bad Michael Jackson CD 1,500,000
The Bodyguard Whitney Houston CD 1,100,000
The Immaculate Collection Madonna CD 1,000,000
Dangerous Michael Jackson CD 1,000,000
Let's Talk About Love Celine Dion CD 1,000,000
Pies Descalzos Shakira CD 900,000
Jagged Little Pill Alanis Morissette CD 840,000
Ray of Light Madonna CD 830,000
Music Box Mariah Carey CD 800,000
Like a Prayer Madonna CD 760,000
Falling into You Celine Dion CD 750,000
Serious Hits... Live! Phil Collins CD [38] 750,000
Faith George Michael CD 700,000
Live at the Royal Albert Hall Adele DVD [39] 625,000
Love Songs Elton John CD 600,000
I Am... Sasha Fierce Beyoncé CD 500,000
ELV1S Elvis Presley CD 500,000
Spice (album) Spice Girls CD 500,000
Ricky Martin Ricky Martin CD 500,000
Oops!... I Did It Again Britney Spears CD 500,000
...Baby One More Time Britney Spears CD 440,000
Purple Rain Prince CD 400,000
Vivere Live in Tuscany Andrea Bocelli CD [40] 375,000
21 Adele CD 370,000
The Beyoncé Experience Live Beyoncé DVD 300,000
Vuelve Ricky Martin CD 300,000
Back to Black Amy Winehouse CD [41] 250,000
Le cose che vivi Laura Pausini CD 250,000
4 Beyoncé CD 200,000
I Am... World Tour Beyoncé DVD 200,000

Best-selling albums of domestic repertoire[edit]

All the albums below have sold more than 2 million copies in Brazil alone.[42][43]

  1. 3,328,468 copies sold: Father Marcelo Rossi's Músicas para Louvar ao Senhor (1998)
  2. 3,216,000 copies sold: Xuxa's Xou da Xuxa 3 (1988)
  3. 3,145,814 copies sold: Leandro & Leonardo's Leandro & Leonardo (Pense em Mim) (1990)
  4. 2,984,384 copies sold: Só Pra Contrariar's Só pra Contrariar (Depois do Prazer) (1997)
  5. 2,920,000 copies sold: Xuxa's 4º Xou da Xuxa (1989)
  6. 2,754,000 copies sold: Xuxa's Xegundo Xou da Xuxa (1987)
  7. 2,732,735 copies sold: Leandro & Leonardo's Leandro & Leonardo (Um Sonhador) (1998)
  8. 2,689,000 copies sold: Xuxa's Xou da Xuxa (1986)
  9. 2,468,830 copies sold: Mamonas Assassinas's Mamonas Assassinas (1995)
  10. 2,450,411 copies sold: Terra Samba's Terra Samba ao Vivo e a Cores (1998)

Other albums to exceed 2 million copies sold:

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