The Best Selling Country Albums of All Time

Source: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

20. Carrie Underwood, “Some Hearts”
> Release date: November 15, 2005
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 8 million
> Certification date of 8 millionth album sale: October 24, 2016
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 2 (for 2 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 157

Source: Laura Levine / Corbis Historical via Getty Images

19. Billy Ray Cyrus, “Some Gave All”
> Release date: May 19, 1992
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 9 million
> Certification date of 9 millionth album sale: July 16, 1996
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 17 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 97

Source: Tony Russell / Redferns via Getty Images

18. John Denver, “John Denver’s Greatest Hits”
> Release date: November 15, 1973
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 9 million
> Certification date of 9 millionth album sale: May 23, 2001
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 176

Source: Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

17. Patsy Cline, “Patsy Cline’s Greatest Hits”
> Release date: February 14, 1973
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 10 million
> Certification date of 10 millionth album sale: September 22, 2005
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: N/A
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: N/A

Source: Independent News and Media / Hulton Archive via Getty Images

16. Garth Brooks, “Sevens”
> Release date: November 1, 1997
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 10 million
> Certification date of 10 millionth album sale: November 1, 2006
> Peak position on Billboard 200 chart: No. 1 (for 5 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200 chart: 58