According to updated sales figures by the Recording Industry Association of America, The Eagles' Greatest Hits 1971-1975 album has surpassed Michael Jackson's Thriller to become the biggest-selling album of all time in the US.
A greatest hits record has taken the top spot in America
New data has revealed the best-selling album of all time in America, with an unexpected artist taking the title.
The Eagles‘ ‘Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975)‘, which was originally released in 1976, has been confirmed to be the best-selling album of all-time in the US, with the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) reporting sales of 38 million copies. ‘Thriller’, meanwhile, is five million behind at 33 million copies.
Sales for the greatest hits record were last tallied in 2006 when it was 29 times platinum. ‘Thriller”s sales were updated last year.