Most Popular Album the Year You Were Born

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Source: Courtesy of Capitol Records

2001
> Most popular album: 1
> Artist: The Beatles
> Biggest single: “Come Together”
> Estimated albums through 2001: 8 million
> All time albums: 11 million

Source: Courtesy of Interscope Records

2002
> Most popular album: The Eminem Show
> Artist: Eminem
> Biggest single: “‘Till I Collapse”
> Estimated albums through 2002: 7 million
> All time albums: 10 million

Source: Courtesy of Universal Music Group

2003
> Most popular album: Get Rich Or Die Tryin’
> Artist: 50 Cent
> Biggest single: “In Da Club”
> Estimated albums through 2003: 6 million
> All time albums: 6 million

Source: Courtesy of Arista

2004
> Most popular album: Confessions
> Artist: Usher
> Biggest single: “Yeah!”
> Estimated albums through 2004: 8 million
> All time albums: 10 million

Source: Courtesy of Universal Music Group

2005
> Most popular album: The Massacre
> Artist: 50 Cent
> Biggest single: “Candy Shop”
> Estimated albums through 2005: 5 million
> All time albums: 5 million