Billboard published the annual list of the 200 best-selling albums of the year , and caused surprise when it brought together Adele , who released the album 30 , at the end of last year, as the third best seller, followed by Taylor Swift , who brought two albums among the 10 bestsellers, including #1 with Midnights .
Below, the Famous Observatory has put together a list that brings the best-selling albums of 2022 in the US . Check out:
1. Midnights – Taylor Swift
Miss Americana made history! Released in October of this year , the blonde’s 10th album became her biggest release since 2017 ‘s Reputation .
In addition to the acclaim from the public and specialized critics, Swift achieved the highest number of sales for a vinyl album since 1991 in the country, in addition to having broken other historical records, such as on Spotify .
2. Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Bunny
Released in May 2022, in addition to staying at the top of the Billboard 200 for weeks , the main album chart in the United States, the artist achieved the historic feat of the fastest artist to reach 8 billion streams on Spotify , taking just five months to conquer the brand in question.
3. 30 – Adele
Released in November 2021, the British star’s fourth album continued to reap the rewards of success from the very beginning. According to information from Chart Data, the album became the fastest to sell 2 million units since its release in the United States in this decade.
4. Dangerous: The Double Album – Morgan Wallen
Released in January 2021, the country singer’s second studio album became a huge commercial success in sales, and achieved the longest-lasting feat at number one – 84 weeks – on the Billboard country album chart , in addition to being make a top ten with a solo record overall.
5. Red (Taylor’s Version) – Taylor Swift
Released in November 2021, the singer’s re-recording album managed to appear on the charts throughout this entire year, and achieved great sales feats in the US and worldwide, counting pure sales and streaming, accumulating more than 1 million already in its first week.