Norah Jones’ album, Come Away With Me, released in February 2002, has amassed sales of 10,797,000 copies, and, according to Neilsen SoundScan, has sold more copies than any other artist in the U.S. during the past 10 years. The acoustic pop-style album incorporates elements of jazz, soul, folk and country music.
Total worldwide sales for the Diamond-certified album are in excess of 20 million.
The album earned Jones five Grammy Awards in 2003, including Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, as well as Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for “Don’t Know Why”.
Other performers selling mega-amounts since 2002 in the U.S., are Eminem (10,049,000 with The Eminem Show), Usher (9,968,000 with Confessions), Adele (8,090,000 with 21) and 50 Cent (8,086,000 with Get Rich or Die Tryin’).
One of the tunes from Come Away With Me:
Unfortunately, Jones will automatically lose the top spot next year when a new decade of sales is released as the album will have been out for 11 years.
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