Special Report

Most Popular Album Every Year Since 1960

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1990: No Fences
> Artist: Garth Brooks
> Release date: Aug. 27, 1990
> Certification: 18X multi-platinum

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1991: Metallica
> Artist: Metallica
> Release date: Aug. 2, 1991
> Certification: 16X multi-platinum

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1992: The Bodyguard (Soundtrack)
> Artist: Whitney Houston
> Release date: Nov. 17, 1992
> Certification: 18X multi-platinum

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1993: Greatest Hits
> Artist: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
> Release date: Nov. 16, 1993
> Certification: 12X multi-platinum

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1994: Cracked Rear View
> Artist: Hootie & The Blowfish
> Release date: July 5, 1994
> Certification: 21X multi-platinum

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1995: Jagged Little Pill
> Artist: Alanis Morissette
> Release date: June 13, 1995
> Certification: 16X multi-platinum

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1996: Falling Into You
> Artist: Celine Dion
> Release date: March 2, 1996
> Certification: 12X multi-platinum

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1997: Come On Over
> Artist: Shania Twain
> Release date: Nov. 4, 1997
> Certification: 20X multi-platinum

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1998: Double Live
> Artist: Garth Brooks
> Release date: Nov. 17, 1998
> Certification: 21X multi-platinum

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1999: Supernatural
> Artist: Santana
> Release date: June 15, 1999
> Certification: 15X multi-platinum