Remix album

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A remix album is an album consisting of remixes or rerecorded versions of an artists' earlier released material. The first act who employed the format was American singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson (Aerial Pandemonium Ballet, 1971).[1] As of 2019, the best-selling remix album of all time was Michael Jackson's Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix (1997).

List of best-selling remix albums[edit]

Best-selling remix albums worldwide
No. Album Artist Record label Released Claimed sales Ref.
1 Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix Michael Jackson Epic Records 1997 6,000,000 [2]
2 You Can Dance Madonna Sire Records 1987 5,000,000 [3]
2 Love The Beatles Apple Records 2006 5,000,000 [4]
3 Reanimation Linkin Park Warner Bros. Records 2002 1,900,000 (US) [5]
4 J to tha L–O! The Remixes Jennifer Lopez Epic Records 2002 1,496,000 (US) [6]
5 Shut Up and Dance: Mixes Paula Abdul Virgin Records 1990 1,000,000 [7]
5 Never Say Never: The Remixes Justin Bieber Island Records 2011 1,000,000
6 Misia Remix 2000 Little Tokyo Misia Arista Records 2000 831,000 [8]
7 Super Eurobeat Presents Ayu-ro Mix Ayumi Hamasaki Avex Trax 2000 650,000 [9]
8 Ayu-mi-x II Version Non-Stop Mega Mix Ayumi Hamasaki Avex Trax 2000 505,000 [10]
9 No More Games/The Remix Album New Kids on the Block Columbia Records 1990 500,000 (US) [11]
9 The Remix Lady Gaga Interscope Records 2010 500,000 [12]
9 The Remixes Shakira Sony Music 1997 500,000 [13]
9 Todas as Estações - Remixes [pt] Sandy & Junior Universal Music Group 2000 500,000 [14]
9 New Old Songs Limp Bizkit Interscope Records 2001 500,000 [15]
10 Bahane Remixes [tr] Sezen Aksu DMC [tr] 2005 421,000 [16]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Rojek, Chris (2007). Cultural Studies. Polity. p. 74. ISBN 0-7456-3683-7.
  3. ^ "Madonna, take a bow". The Detroit News. 8 March 2008. Retrieved 27 July 2013. ...a fixture in the city's underground dance club scene, her collection of remixes released a year later in 1987 eventually went on to sell five million copies...
  4. ^ "EMI Group plc preliminary results for the financial year ended 31 March 2007". EMI Group plc preliminary results for the financial year ended 31 March 2007. 21 May 2007. Archived from the original on 19 December 2007. Retrieved 27 July 2007.
  5. ^ Trust, Gary (24 June 2014). "Ask Billboard: With Nico & Vinz, Norway Continues U.S. Chart Invasion". Billboard. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Ask Billboard: Analyzing 'American Idol'". Billboard. 1 October 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2012.
  7. ^ "Paula Abdul back with her brand of light pop". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. 24 June 1995. p. A9.
  8. ^ "GOLD ALBUM 他認定作品 2000年6月度" [Gold Albums, and other certified works. June 2000 Edition] (PDF). The Record (Bulletin) (in Japanese). Chūō, Tokyo: Recording Industry Association of Japan. 489: 8. 10 August 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 January 2014. Retrieved 17 January 2014.
  9. ^ "浜崎あゆみ-ORICON STYLE ミュージック<!". ORICON. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  10. ^ "オリコンランキング情報サービス「you大樹」" [Oricon Ranking Information Service 'You Big Tree']. Oricon (in Japanese). Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  11. ^ "US Certifications". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  12. ^ Ziegbe, Mawuse (8 July 2010). "Lady Gaga Remix Album Due In The U.S. Next Month". MTV. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
  13. ^ "Los millones de Shakira, Empresas - Edición Impresa Dinero.com - Últimas Noticias". Dinero.com. 13 October 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2014.
  14. ^ Garcia, Lauro Lisboa (10 July 2000). "A nova namoradinha do brasil". Revista Época. Editora Globo. Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2010.
  15. ^ Remixes: Old New Songs Gold & Platinum - RIAA RIAA. February 20, 2002. Retrieved 6 September, 2017.
  16. ^ "Mü-YAP sold in 2005 and 2006". Mu-yap.org. 2006. Retrieved 9 August 2016.