The Best Selling Tupac Albums of All Time

According to RIAA, we have ranked the best-selling albums and singles: 2x Diamonds Album, 6x Multi-Platinum, 7x Platinum, 4x Gold

''All Eyez Оn Мe'' Album Photo Shoot by Ken Nahoum / Edge Film

Less than five years of creative activity, the G.O.A.T. Tupac left material for numerous albums, singles, videos, interviews, films, poems.. To be precise, these are:

Studio albums – 5, Posthumous albums – 6, Compilation albums – 10, Music videos – 50, Singles – 44

2x Diamonds Album, 6x Multi-Platinum, 7x Platinum, 4x Gold.

According to RIAA, we have ranked the best-selling albums and singles. In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.

RIAA GOLD & PLATINUM AWARDS

CERTIFICATIONMINIMUM UNITS
DATE ESTABLISHED
Gold®500,0001958
Platinum®1,000,0001976
Multi-Platinum™2,000,000  (in increments of 1,000,000 thereafter)1984
Diamond®10,000,000 and counting1999

Starting from February 1, 2016, each album unit may be one of the following:

– One digital or physical album sold or shipped;
– 10 tracks from the album downloaded;
– 1,500 on-demand audio or video streams of songs from the album.

United States distribution:
Record labels are required to validate that titles redeemed through product sales/on-demand streams and counted towards certification have actually been distributed or downloaded within the United States. ALL CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


27. The Prophet Returns – US: 45,000


26. Beginnings: The Lost Tapes 1988–1991 – US: 55,000


25. The Rose, Vol. 2 – US: 59,157
Sales in the United States as of September 16, 2011.


24. The Prophet: The Best of the Works – US: 90,000


23. The Lost Tapes – US: 150,000


22. In His Own Words – US: 250,000


21. The Rose That Grew from Concrete – US: 262,672
Sales in the United States as of September 16, 2011.


20. Best of 2Pac, Part 1& 2: Life – US: 347,800
Sales in the United States as of September 16, 2011.


19. 2Pacalypse Now – Gold (500,000)

Certification Date: April 19, 1995


18. Do for Love – Gold (500,000)

Certification Date: March 31, 1998


17. I Get Around (Single) – Gold (700,000)

Certification Date: December 7, 1993


16. Keep Ya Head Up (Single) – Gold (500,000)

Certification Date: December 21, 1993


15. Dear Mama (Single) – Platinum (1,000,000)

Certification Date:
Platinum | July 13, 1995
Gold | July 13, 1995


14. Live at the House of Blues – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | April 27, 2006
Gold | April 27, 2006


13. Loyal to the Game – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | February 15, 2005
Gold | February 15, 2005


12. Thug Angel – The Life Of An Outlaw – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | August 5, 2005
Gold | August 5, 2005


11. Tupac: Resurrection – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | December 16, 2003
Gold | December 16, 2003


10. Still I Rise – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | February 2, 2000
Gold | February 2, 2000


9. Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… – Platinum (1,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
Platinum | April 19, 1995
Gold | September 24, 1993


8. Me Against the World – 2X Multi-Platinum (2,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
2x Multi-Platinum | December 6, 1995
Platinum | April 26, 1995
Gold | April 26, 1995


7. California Love / How Do U Want It – 2X Multi-Platinum (2,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
2x Multi-Platinum | August 6, 1996
Platinum | August 6, 1996
Gold | August 6, 1996


6. Better Dayz – 3X Multi-Platinum (3,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
3x Multi-Platinum | July 23, 2014
2x Multi-Platinum | January 31, 2003
Platinum | January 31, 2003
Gold | January 31, 2003


5. Until the End of Time – 4X Multi-Platinum (4,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
4x Multi-Platinum | June 10, 2014
3x Multi-Platinum | May 10, 2001
2x Multi-Platinum | May 10, 2001
Platinum | May 10, 2001
Gold | May 10, 2001


4. R U Still Down? (Remember Me) – 4X Multi-Platinum (4,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
4x Multi-Platinum | December 15, 1997
Platinum | December 15, 1997
Gold | December 15, 1997


3. The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory – 4X Multi-Platinum (4,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date: May 18, 2013


2. All Eyez on Me – Diamond (10,000,000 and counting)

Certification Date:
10x Multi-Platinum | July 23, 2014
9x Multi-Platinum | June 18, 1998
8x Multi-Platinum | June 16, 1998
7x Multi-Platinum | December 9, 1996
6x Multi-Platinum | September 19, 1996
5x Multi-Platinum | April 25, 1996
Platinum | April 25, 1996
Gold | April 25, 1996


1. Greatest Hits – Diamond (10,000,000 and counting)

 

Certification Date:
10x Multi-Platinum | June 23, 2011
9x Multi-Platinum | October 16, 2000
6x Multi-Platinum | December 23, 1999
5x Multi-Platinum | March 2, 1999
Platinum | March 2, 1999
Gold | March 2, 1999