Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’ Sets All-Time Sales Record

Queen just surpassed the seven-million milestone with the 1981 Greatest Hits album. That makes history as the best-selling album of all time in the U.K. The record includes classics such as “Bohemian Rhapsody” and “We Will Rock You.”

In an online video with bandmate, Brian MayRoger Taylor said: “The British public and their infinitely-great taste have made this the biggest-selling album in history. Thank you very much; we’re humbled and honored. We salute you!”

The record-breaking achievement was a combination of physical sales, downloads, and streams.

TL;DR:

  • Queen just surpassed the seven-million milestone with the 1981 Greatest Hits album.
  • It’s now the best-selling album of all time in the U.K.
  • The record-breaking achievement was a combination of physical sales, downloads, and streams.