Top 20 Best Selling Comedy Albums (Nielsen SoundScan Era)

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Adam Sandler onstage during Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards held at USC Galen Center on March 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

'The Blue Collar Comedy Tour' gang dominate the list of the top 20 biggest selling comedy albums of the Nielsen SoundScan era. The quartet — Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White — own 10 of the 20 titles on the list. Of those, Foxworthy has four of the top 20, including the nos. 2 and 3 titles: 'Games Rednecks Play' and 'You Might Be a Redneck If...' While White doesn't have an album among the 20 biggest sellers, he is featured on the soundtrack to The Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which ranks at No. 18 with 731,000 sold.

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Top 20 Best Selling Comedy Albums

The best-selling comedy set since SoundScan started tracking sales in 1991 is Adam Sandler’s 'What the Hell Happened to Me?' with 2.14 million sold. The 1996 release features Sandler’s enduring hit holiday “The Chanukah Song." It's the ninth-largest selling holiday digital song ever, with 688,000 downloads, and the biggest selling seasonal song about Chanukah.

The list below is based on total sales from the launch of SoundScan in 1991 through May 4, 2014.

  1. 0

    Adam Sandler, 'What the Hell Happened To Me?' Sales to Date: 2,137,000

  2. 1

    Jeff Foxworthy, 'Games Rednecks Play' Sales to Date: 2,087,000

  3. 2

    Jeff Foxworthy, 'You Might Be a Redneck If…' Sales to Date: 2,055,000

  4. 3

    "Weird Al" Yankovic, 'Bad Hair Day' Sales to Date: 2,025,000

  5. 4

    Adam Sandler, 'They're All Gonna Laugh At You' Sales to Date: 1,831,000

  6. 5

    Beavis & Butt-Head, 'The Beavis & Butt-Head Experience' Sales to Date: 1,610,000

  7. 6

    Dane Cook, 'Retaliation' Sales to Date: 1,404,000

  8. 7

    Dane Cook, 'Harmful If Swallowed' Sales to Date: 1,376,000

  9. 8

    The Jerky Boys, 'The Jerky Boys' Sales to Date: 1,237,000

  10. 9

    "Weird Al" Yankovic, 'Running With Scissors' Sales to Date: 1,182,000

  11. 10

    "Weird Al" Yankovic, 'Off the Deep End' Sales to Date: 1,057,000

  12. 11

    Larry the Cable Guy, 'A Very Larry Christmas' Sales to Date: 1,012,000

  13. 12

    Larry the Cable Guy, 'The Right to Bare Arms' Sales to Date: 960,000

  14. 13

    Larry the Cable Guy, 'Lord I Apologize' Sales to Date: 883,000

  15. 14

    Jerry Clower, 'Greatest Hits' Sales to Date: 883,000

  16. 15

    Bill Engvall, 'Here's Your Sign' Sales to Date: 881,000

  17. 16

    "Weird Al" Yankovic, 'Alapalooza' Sales to Date: 873,000

  18. 17

    Various Artists, 'The Blue Collar Comedy Tour' Sales to Date: 731,000

  19. 18

    Jeff Foxworthy, 'Crank It Up: The Music Album' Sales to Date: 715,000

  20. 19

    Jeff Foxworthy, 'Greatest Bits' Sales to Date: 689,000