Special Report

Most Popular Album Every Year Since 1960

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2010: Teenage Dream
> Artist: Katy Perry
> Release date: Aug. 24, 2010
> Certification: 8X multi-platinum

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2011: 21
> Artist: Adele
> Release date: Feb. 22, 2011
> Certification: 14X multi-platinum

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2012: Red
> Artist: Taylor Swift
> Release date: Oct. 22, 2012
> Certification: 7X multi-platinum

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2013: Frozen
> Artist: Soundtrack
> Release date: Nov. 25, 2013
> Certification: 4X multi-platinum

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2014: 1989
> Artist: Taylor Swift
> Release date: Oct. 27, 2014
> Certification: 9X multi-platinum

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2015: 25
> Artist: Adele
> Release date: Nov. 20, 2015
> Certification: 11X multi-platinum

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2016: Views
> Artist: Drake
> Release date: May 6, 2016
> Certification: 6X multi-platinum

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2017: ÷
> Artist: Ed Sheeran
> Release date: March 3, 2017
> Certification: 4X multi-platinum

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2018: Beerbongs & Bentleys
> Artist: Post Malone
> Release date: April 27, 2018
> Certification: 5X multi-platinum

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2019: When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
> Artist: Billie Eilish
> Release date: March 29, 2019
> Certification: 3X multi-platinum

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