Canada Best Selling Albums by Year 1968 – Present

Canada Best Selling Albums by Year

This timeline details Canadian best-selling albums by year from 1968 to present day.

Canadian Album charts were first compiled in 1968 by RPM magazine. In 2000 chart compilation was taken over by Billboard. Year end figures for best selling albums have not always been recorded. Where this is the case we have included the album that remained at number 1 for the most weeks and indicated this with a double asterix **.

See also: Canada Best Selling singles by Year
United Kingdom Best Selling Albums by Year
United States Best Selling Albums by Year
Australia Best Selling Albums by Year

1968
Electric Ladyland – Jimi Hendrix **
1969
Hair Soundtrack **
1970
Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel **
1971
Every Picture Tells a Story – Rod Stewart **
1972
American Pie – Don McClean **
1973
No Secrets – Carly Simon **
1974
Band on the Run – Paul McCartney and Wings
1975
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy – Elton John
1976
Frampton Comes Alive – Peter Frampton
1977
Rumours – Fleetwood Mac
1978
Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack
1979
Breakfast in America – Supertramp
1980
The Wall – Pink Floyd
1981
Face Value – Phil Collins
1982
Business as Usual – Men at Work
1983
Thriller – Michael Jackson
1984
Born in the USA – Bruce Springsteen
1985
No Jacket Required – Phil Collins
1986
Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston
1987
The Joshua Tree – U2
1988
Kick – INXS
1989
The Raw and the Cooked – Fine Young Cannibals
1990
I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got – Sinead O’Connor
1991
Out of Time – REM
1992
Classic Queen – Queen
1993
Unplugged – Eric Clapton
1994
The Sign – Ace of Base
1995
Cracked Rear View – Hootie and the Blowfish
1996
Jagged Little Pill – Alanis Morissette
1997
Tragic Kingdom – No Doubt **
1998
Titanic Soundtrack
1999
Millenium – Backstreet Boys
2000
The Marshall Mathers LP – Eminem **
2001
Hot Shot – Shaggy **
2002
The Eminem Show – Eminem **
2003
Up – Shania Twain **
2004
Under My Skin – Avril Lavigne **
2005
American Idiot – Green Day **
2006
Back to Bedlam – James Blunt **
2007
Not Too Late – Norah Jones **
2008
Taking chances – Celine Dion
2009
Dark Horse – Nickelback
2010
Recovery – Eminem
2011
21 – Adele
2012
21 – Adele
2013
Take Me Home – One Direction
2014
Frozen Soundtrack
2015
1989 – Taylor Swift
2016
25 – Adele
2017
÷ – Ed Sheeran
2018
Scorpion – Drake
2019
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
2019
Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone

 

Published May 07, 2021 @ 9:03 pm – Updated – May 7, 2021 @ 9:04 pm

Harvard Reference for this page:

Heather Y Wheeler. (2021). Canada Best Selling Albums by Year 1968 – Present. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/canada-best-selling-albums-by-year-1968-present. Last accessed September 23rd, 2021