Classic Album sales

This CNN article goes over the recent sales of a lot of older/classic albums which is pretty interesting. Here are the sales numbers they mention for 2006:

Back in Black (AC/DC) 440,000
Cross Road (Bon Jovi) 324,000
Christmas Eve and Other Stories (The Trans-Siberian Orchestra) 289,000
Metallica (Metallica) 275,000
Number Ones (Michael Jackson) 162,000
Nevermind (Nirvana) 143,000
Appetite for Destruction (Guns N' Roses) 113,000
OK Computer (Radiohead) 94,000
The Soft Bulletin (The Flaming Lips) 38,000
Paul's Boutique (Beastie Boys) 22,000
It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (Public Enemy) 15,000
Millennium (The Backstreet Boys) 9,000
Mariah Carey (Mariah Carey) 5,000
1982 (Asia) 5,000

My conclusion from this data: Back in Black is a very popular album.

businessBrad Turcotte