Most of the best-selling albums are boy bands’ albums. However, some incredible female solo artists have taken their place near the top due to their soul and emotional music writing.
Queen – Greatest Hits
Queen’s album, with their best hits, ranks as the best-selling albums of all times and states to be twenty times platinum with sales of six million copies. Some of these great songs are: “Killer Queen”; “Bohemian Rhapsody”; “You’re My Best Friend”; “Somebody to Love”; “We Are the Champions”; “We Will Rock You.” The band was performing a lot on the live stage, and these songs are best for the purpose.
The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
By experimenting with new technologies and sounds, the band created one of a kind instrumental music and recorded it in a studio because they knew they would not perform the songs from the album on live shows. The Beatles won four Grammy awards for this Album, one for album of the year in 1968. It was mentioned that this Album influenced rock and roll music the most.
Adele – 21
Adele names the Album after her age. She was inspired to write the songs after her separation with her boyfriend. Adele likes to write about her life because this is how she gets inspired. She made a breakthrough with the Album ”21”, ranked as the best-selling album of the 21st century. Even the critics couldn’t say anything negative about the Album or Adele’s performance because real-life stories are hiding behind the words in the songs like ” Rolling in the Deep,” “Someone like You” and “Set Fire to the Rain.” In 2012 the Album ”21” was praised for being ”British Album of the Year”.
Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon
”The Dark Side of the Moon” album with great singles like “Money” and “Us and Them” was one of the top-selling collections at all times not only in the UK but all around the world. Pink Floyd wrote a song for the movie La Vallée, part of this Album. The Album reveals people’s lifetime and the place humanity takes in it. The music in this Album is a reflection of all live performances the bank did; it was pretty clear to them that the creative mixture of sounds is something that the audience likes.
Amy Winehouse – Back to Black
The breakthrough and popularity of this album are because of the new music sound of soul and R&B as well as the emotional connection Amy has with it. The singer has stated many times that she could only write about things she has been through in order to feel it and be inspired to write lyrics. Some of the unforgettable songs from the album are: “Rehab,” “You Know I’m No Good,” “Back to Black,” “Tears Dry on Their Own” and “Love Is a Losing Game.”