The UK’s biggest-selling albums by groups

After last week’s list of the top 25 best-selling albums by solo acts, here is a list of the top 25 by group. This list does not include any soundtracks, that’s for another day.

Rank Artist Title Year
1 Queen Greatest Hits 1981
2 Abba Gold – Greatest Hits 1992
3 Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band 1967
4 Oasis What’s The Story Morning Glory 1995
5 Pink Floyd The Dark Side Of The Moon 1973
6 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms 1985
7 Queen Greatest Hits II 1991
8 Fleetwood Mac Rumours 1977
9 Simply Red Stars 1991
10 Bob Marley & The Wailers Legend 1984
11 Verve Urban Hymns 1997
12 Beatles 1 2000
13 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 1970
14 Corrs Talk On Corners 1997
15 Spice Girls Spice 1996
16 Coldplay A Rush Of Blood To The Head 2002
17 Kings of Leon Only By The Night 2008
18 Take That Beautiful World 2006
19 Keane Hopes And Fears 2004
20 U2 The Joshua Tree 1987
21 Scissor Sisters Scissor Sisters 2004
22 Coldplay X&Y 2005
23 Travis The Man Who 1999
24 Coldplay Parachutes 2000
25 Abba Greatest Hits 1975

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