List of best-selling albums in Italy

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It is estimated that the best-selling album of all time in Italy is La vita è adesso (1985) by Claudio Baglioni which remained for 27 consecutive weeks in first place in Superclassifica "TV Sorrisi e Canzoni",[1] from 16 June 1985 to 12 January 1986 (a record that still stands today) and a total of 90 weeks (18 months) in the top ten with more than 3,800,000 copies sold.

The best-selling Italian album in the world is Romanza by Andrea Bocelli, with estimated 20 million copies (1,100,000 in Italy).[2]

The best selling foreign album in Italy is estimated to be True Blue by Madonna with 1.4–1.5 million copies.[3]

Best-selling albums of all-time in Italy[edit]

These are the top 10 best-selling albums in Italy according to sales by SIAE.[4]

Rank Year Artist Album Sales Sources[4]
1 1985 Claudio Baglioni La vita è adesso 3,800,000 -
2 1998 Mina, Adriano Celentano Mina Celentano 2,365,000 -
3 1999 Adriano Celentano Io non so parlar d'amore 2,360,000 -
4 1999 Lunapop ...Squerez? 1,870,000 -
5 1981 Claudio Baglioni Strada facendo 1,850,000 -
6 1989 Zucchero Fornaciari Oro Incenso & Birra 1,840,000 -
7 2000 Adriano Celentano Esco di rado e parlo ancora meno 1,820,000 -
8 1988 Antonello Venditti In questo mondo di ladri 1,500,000 -
9 1993 Vasco Rossi Gli spari sopra 1,500,000 -
10 1998 Renato Zero Amore dopo amore 1,400,000 -

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