List of best-selling remix albums

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A remix album is an album consisting mostly of remixes or re-recorded versions of a music artists' earlier released material.

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Best-selling remix albums
No. Album Artist Record label Released Claimed sales Ref.
1 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson Epic Records 1997 6,000,000 [1]
2 You Can Dance Madonna Sire Records 1987 5,000,000 [2]
3 Reanimation Linkin Park Warner Bros. Records 2002 1,900,000 [3]
4 J to tha L–O! The Remixes Jennifer Lopez Epic Records 2002 1,496,000 [4]
5 Shut Up and Dance (The Dance Mixes) Paula Abdul Virgin Records 1990 1,000,000 [5]
5 B in the Mix: The Remixes Britney Spears Jive 2005 1,000,000 [6]
5 Never Say Never: The Remixes Justin Bieber Island Records 2011 1,000,000 [7]
6 Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix Ayumi Hamasaki Avex Trax 2000 650,000 [8]
7 The Remix Lady Gaga Interscope Records 2010 500,000 [9]
7 The Remixes Shakira Sony Music 1997 500,000 [10]

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  1. ^ Rojek, Chris (2007). Cultural Studies. Polity. p. 74. ISBN 0-7456-3683-7. 
  2. ^ "Madonna, take a bow". The Detroit News. March 8, 2008. Retrieved July 27, 2013. ...a fixture in the city's underground dance club scene, her collection of remixes released a year later in 1987 eventually went on to sell five million copies... 
  3. ^ Trust, Gary (June 24, 2014). "Ask Billboard: With Nico & Vinz, Norway Continues U.S. Chart Invasion". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Ask Billboard: Analyzing 'American Idol'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 1, 2010. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Paula Abdul back with her brand of light pop". Spartanburg Herald-Journal (Halifax Media Group). June 24, 1995. p. A9. 
  6. ^ Daniel, Mike (2007-11-06). "Britney Spears' recordings find art imitating life". Denton Record-Chronicle. A. H. Belo Corporation. Archived from the original on June 9, 2007. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 
  7. ^ Grein, Paul (June 30, 2011). "Chart Watch Extra: Top 10 Albums at Mid-Year". Yahoo! Music. Retrieved October 21, 2013. 
  8. ^ "浜崎あゆみ-ORICON STYLE ミュージック<!". ORICON. Retrieved February 25, 2014. 
  9. ^ Ziegbe, Mawuse (July 8, 2010). "Lady Gaga Remix Album Due In The U.S. Next Month". MTV (MTV Networks). Retrieved July 9, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Los millones de Shakira, Empresas - Edición Impresa Dinero.com - Últimas Noticias". Dinero.com. 2011-10-13. Retrieved 2014-02-22.