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No new rockers in Billboard's year-end album chart

Rockers in Billboard's year-end album chart

No new rockers made in in Billboard's year-end album chart for 2021. The greatest rock selling rock LP for 2021 was Queen's 1981 Greatest Hits Compilation. Other albums in the top 200 are Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours (1977), Journey’s Greatest Hits (1988), AC/DC’s Back in Black (1980), Nirvana's Nevermind (1991) and Metallica’s Black Album (1991).

In 2020 it was only Ozzy Osbourne who cracked the top 200 with his new rock album Ordinary Man, which landed at No. 199. Meanwhile, Billboard has listed the Foo Fighters as the top selling Mainstream Rock band.

In other Billboard records Michael Jackson's Thriller still remains the best-selling album of all time, and it will probably remain that way for a long time. The second best selling album of all time is none other than AC/DC's Back In Black.

Billboard’s Top Selling Rock Albums of 2021

23. Queen - Greatest Hits
34. Fleetwood Mac - Rumors
66. Journey - Greatest Hits
68. AC/DC - Back in Black
97. Nirvana - Nevermind
99. Metallica - Black Album

For those who are more contemporary playlists/records here are the stats for 2021 Rock Band son Spotify.

Five Finger Death Punch

Mötley Crüe

Bad Wolves

Most Streamed Artists Globally

  1. Bad Bunny
  2. Taylor Swift
  3. BTS
  4. Drake
  5. Justin Bieber

Most Streamed Songs Globally

  1. drivers license by Olivia Rodrigo
  2. MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name) by Lil Nas X
  3. STAY (with Justin Bieber) by The Kid LAROI
  4. good 4 u by Olivia Rodrigo
  5. Levitating (feat. DaBaby) by Dua Lipa

Top Streamed Throwback Albums (released more than 20 years ago)

  • Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
  • Nevermind by Nirvana
  • Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park
  • Appetite for Destruction by Guns N' Roses
  • The Beatles by The Beatles'

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