The 50 best-selling albums ever

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Today we're counting down the biggest albums of all time. Starting with, at number 50, Madonna's 'Like A Virgin' (1984). Copies sold: 21 million.

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49. Dido, 'No Angel' (1999). Copies sold: 21 million

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46. Ace of Base, 'Happy Nation' (1994). Copies sold: 23 million

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43. Backstreet Boys, 'Black and Blue' (2000). Copies sold: 24 million

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42. Whitney Houston, 'Whitney Houston' (1985). Copies sold: 25 million

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39. Queen, 'Greatest Hits' (1981). Copies sold: 25 million

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38. Mariah Carey, 'Daydream' (1995). Copies sold: 25 million

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37. Iron Butterfly, 'In-A-Gadda-da-Vida' (1968). Copies sold: 25 million

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36. Carole King, 'Tapestry' (1971). Copies sold: 25 million

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28. Abba, 'Gold' (1992). Copies sold: 28 million

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25. Madonna, 'The Immaculate Collection' (1990). Copies sold: 30 million

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21. Bee Gees, 'Spirits Having Flown' (1979). Copies sold: 30 million

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15. Celine Dion, 'Falling Into You' (1996). Copies sold: 32 million

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14. The Beatles, 'Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band' (1967). Copies sold: 32 million

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13. Alanis Morissette, 'Jagged Little Pill' (1995). Copies sold: 33 million

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11. Shania Twain, 'Come On Over' (1997). Copies sold: 39 million

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8. Backstreet Boys, 'Millennium' (1999). Copies sold: 40 million

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5. Meat Loaf, 'Bat Out Of Hell' (1977). Copies sold: 43 million

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1. Micheal Jackson, 'Thriller' (1982). Copies sold: 110 million
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