YTD TOP 50 ALBUMS CHART

Presenting the Top 50 albums of 2015, the gifts that keep on giving to their respective labels. As for us? Here's hoping we're the only lump of coal in your stockings.

RANK

ARTIST

TITLE

LABEL

YEAR TO DATE

1

ADELE 25 XL/COLUMBIA

5,190,000

2

TAYLOR SWIFT 1989 BIG MACHINE

1,870,000

3

DRAKE IF YOU'RE READING THIS, IT'S TOO LATE YMCMB/REPUBLIC

1,120,000

4

ED SHEERAN X ASYLUM UK

1,110,000

5

SAM SMITH IN THE LONELY HOUR CAPITOL

990,000

6

MEGHAN TRAINOR TITLE EPIC

950,000

7

JUSTIN BIEBER PURPOSE DEF JAM

920,000

8

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY SOUNDTRACK REPUBLIC

850,000

9

THE WEEKND BEAUTY BEHIND THE MADNESS XO/REPUBLIC

770,000

10

LUKE BRYAN KILL THE LIGHTS CAPITOL NASHVILLE

770,000

11

KENDRICK LAMAR TO PIMP A BUTTERFLY TDE/INTERSCOPE

750,000

12

SAM HUNT MONTEVALLO MCA NASHVILLE

690,000

13

FALL OUT BOY AMERICAN BEAUTY/AMERICAN PSYCHO DCD2/ISLAND

610,000

14

ZAC BROWN BAND JEKYLL + HYDE SOUTHERN GROUND/ VARVATOS/BMLG/REPUBLIC

590,000

15

ONE DIRECTION MADE IN THE A.M. SYCO/COLUMBIA

590,000

16

JOSH GROBAN STAGES REPRISE

570,000

17

SOUNDTRACK GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: AWESOME MIX, VOL. 1 HOLLYWOOD

560,000

18

CHRIS STAPLETON TRAVELLER MERCURY NASHVILLE

520,000

19

MUMFORD & SONS WILDER MIND GLASSNOTE

510,000

20

VARIOUS NOW 53 NOW

500,000

21

IMAGINE DRAGONS SMOKE + MIRRORS KIDINAKORNER/INTERSCOPE

500,000

22

J. COLE 2014 FOREST HILLS DRIVE ROC NATION/COLUMBIA

490,000

23

DRAKE AND FUTURE WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE YMCMB/REPUBLIC/EPIC

490,000

24

DR. DRE COMPTON AFTERMATH/INTERSCOPE

490,000

25

TWENTY ONE PILOTS BLURRYFACE FUELED BY RAMEN

480,000

26

HOZIER HOZIER COLUMBIA

480,000

27

MAROON 5 V 222/INTERSCOPE

470,000

28

EMPIRE CAST EMPIRE SOUNDTRACK: SEASON 1 TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX/COLUMBIA

470,000

29

NICKI MINAJ PINKPRINT YMCMB/REPUBLIC

380,000

30

CARRIE UNDERWOOD STORYTELLER ARISTA NASHVILLE

380,000

31

PENTATONIX THAT'S CHRISTMAS TO ME RCA

360,000

32

KID ROCK FIRST KISS WARNER BROS.

350,000

33

MEEK MILL DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY WMG

350,000

34

PITCH PERFECT 2 SOUNDTRACK UME/REPUBLIC

350,000

35

BIG SEAN DARK SKY PARADISE DEF JAM

350,000

36

KIDZ BOP KIDS KIDZ BOP 27 RAZOR & TIE

330,000

37

JASON ALDEAN OLD BOOTS, NEW DIRT BROKEN BOW

330,000

38

ERIC CHURCH OUTSIDERS EMI NASHVILLE

330,000

39

ALABAMA SHAKES SOUND & COLOR ATO

320,000

40

VARIOUS ARTISTS 2015 GRAMMY NOMINEES RCA

310,000

41

FUTURE DS2 EPIC

310,000

42

VARIOUS ARTISTS NOW 55 NOW

310,000

43

FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE ANYTHING GOES REPUBLIC NASHVILLE

300,000

44

VARIOUS NOW 54 NOW

300,000

45

SHAWN MENDES HANDWRITTEN ISLAND

300,000

46

BREAKING BENJAMIN DARK BEFORE DAWN HOLLYWOOD

300,000

47

LITTLE BIG TOWN PAIN KILLER CAPITOL NASHVILLE

290,000

48

FLORENCE + THE MACHINE HOW BIG HOW BLUE HOW BEAUTIFUL REPUBLIC

290,000

49

JAMES TAYLOR BEFORE THIS WORLD CONCORD

280,000

50

LUKE BRYAN SPRING BREAK...CHECKIN' OUT CAPITOL NASHVILLE

280,000

ON THE BMM COVER:
RICO WADE
ATL legend (6/17a)
KEN & FRIENDS FILL THE FORUM
High times in Inglewood (6/21a)
BEADS! FEEDS! TIKTOK EXPANDS TAY'S ERAS TOUR HUB
Collect 'em all (6/20a)
FESTIVAL FORECAST: IT'S MUDDY OUT THERE
Sloshing through the fun (6/20a)
WELCOME TO ATLANTA
Black Music Month in the ATL (6/18a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
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