Digital Albums

Year-End Charts

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DIGITAL ALBUMS

This year's top-downloaded albums across all genres, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

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2

ONLY BY THE NIGHT

Kings Of Leon

4

THE FAME

Lady Gaga

5

THE BLUEPRINT 3

Jay-Z

6

BIG WHISKEY AND THE GROOGRUX KING

Dave Matthews Band

8

808S & HEARTBREAK

Kanye West

9

RELAPSE

Eminem

11

THE ESSENTIAL MICHAEL JACKSON

Michael Jackson

12

NO LINE ON THE HORIZON

U2

13

THE FRAY

The Fray

14

DARK HORSE

Nickelback

15

21ST CENTURY BREAKDOWN

Green Day

16

OCEAN EYES

Owl City

17

DAY & AGE

The Killers

18

HANNAH MONTANA: THE MOVIE

Soundtrack

19

ALL I EVER WANTED

Kelly Clarkson

20

I AM...SASHA FIERCE

Beyonce

21

SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE

Soundtrack

22

LEAVE THIS TOWN

Daughtry

23

VIVA LA VIDA OR DEATH AND ALL HIS FRIENDS

Coldplay

24

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON

Soundtrack

25

INCREDIBAD

The Lonely Island