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These are the 25 highest-selling R&B albums of all time

Mariah Carey, Destiny's Child, and Toni Braxton.
Mariah Carey, Destiny's Child, and Toni Braxton all have albums that have sold over 6 million copies.LaFace/Columbia

=25: Various Artists – "Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album" (1995)

Waiting to Exhale: Original Soundtrack Album artwork.
Arista

Label: Arista

Units sold: 7 million

=25. Usher – "My Way" (1997)

Usher My Way album art.
LaFace

Label: LaFace

Units sold: 7 million

=25. Mariah Carey – "The Emancipation of Mimi" (2005)

The Emancipation of Mimi Mariah Carey artwork.
Def Jam

Label: Def Jam

Units sold: 7 million

=25. Bobby Brown – "Don't Be Cruel" (1988)

Don't Be Cruel Bobby Brown art.
MCA

Label: RCA

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Units sold: 7 million

=25. Alicia Keys – "Songs in A Minor" (2001)

Songs in A Minor Alicia Keys artwork.
J Records

Label: J Records

Units sold: 7 million

=20: Toni Braxton – "Toni Braxton" (1993)

Toni Braxton Toni Braxton artwork.
LaFace

Label: LaFace

Units sold: 8 million

=20. Toni Braxton – "Secrets" (1996)

Toni Braxton Secrets artwork.
LaFace

Label: LaFace

Units sold: 8 million

=20. R. Kelly – "R." (1998)

R. Kelly "R." artwork.
Jive

Label: Jive

Units sold: 8 million

=20. Michael Jackson – "Dangerous" (1991)

Michael Jackson Dangerous album art.
Epic

Label: Epic

Units sold: 8 million

=20. Destiny's Child – "The Writing's on the Wall" (1999)

Destiny's Child The Writing's on the Wall artwork.
Columbia

Label: Columbia

Units sold: 8 million

=15. Mariah Carey – "Mariah Carey" (1990)

Mariah Carey Mariah Carey artwork.
Columbia

Label: Columbia

Units sold: 9 million

=15. Boyz II Men – "Cooleyhighharmony" (1991)

Boyz II Men Cooleyhighharmony artwork.
Motown

Label: Motown

Units sold: 9 million

=13. Whitney Houston – "Whitney" (1987)

Whitney Houston Whitney artwork.
Arista

Label: Arista

Units sold: 10 million

=13. Usher – "Confessions" (2004)

usher confessions
Arista Records

Label: So So Def

Units sold: 10 million

=13. Stevie Wonder – "Songs in the Key of Life" (1976)

Songs in the Key of Life artwork Stevie Wonder.
Motown

Label: Motown

Units sold: 10 million

=13. Mariah Carey – "Music Box" (1993)

Mariah Carey Music Box artwork.
Columbia

Label: Columbia

Units sold: 10 million

=13. Lionel Richie – "Can't Slow Down" (1983)

Lionel Richie Can't Slow Down album artwork.
Motown

Label: Motown

Units sold: 10 million

=13. Lauryn Hill – "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" (1998)

the miseducation of lauryn hill
Columbia

Label: Ruffhouse/Columbia

Units sold: 10 million

=7. Michael Jackson – "Bad" (1987)

Michael Jackson Bad artwork.
Epic/Legacy

Label: Epic/Legacy

Units sold: 11 million

=7. Mariah Carey – "Daydream" (1995)

Mariah Carey Daydream artwork.
Columbia

Label: Columbia

Units sold: 11 million

=5. TLC – "CrazySexyCool" (1994)

TLC CrazySexyCool artwork.
LaFace

Label: LaFace

Units sold: 12 million

=5. Boyz II Men – "II" (1994)

Boyz II Men "II"
Motown

Label: Motown

Units sold: 12 million

3. Whitney Houston – "Whitney Houston" (1985)

Whitney Houston album artwork.
Arista

Label: Arista

Units sold: 14 million

2. Whitney Houston – "The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album" (1992)

whitney houston the bodyguard soundtrack
"The Bodyguard" was released in 1992.RCA Records

Label: RCA

Units sold: 18 million

1. Michael Jackson – "Thriller" (1982)

Thriller artwork Michael Jackson.
Epic

Label: Epic

Units sold: 34 million

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