Coldplay's Viva La Vida Best Selling Global Album of 2008

24 February 2009

Coldplay's latest album 'Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends' has been ranked as the highest selling album worldwide in 2008!

The below list was compiled by data provided by IFPI (The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry). Check out who made it into the top 40 below!

VIDEO PLAYLIST - Watch video clips from some of the biggest 40 albums in the world!

TOP 50 GLOBAL SELLING ALBUMS OF 2008:
1 Coldplay - Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
2 AC/DC - Black Ice
3 Various Artists - Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack
4 Duffy - Rockferry
5 Metallica - Death Magnetic
6 Leona Lewis - Spirit
7 Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
8 Various Artists - High School Musical 3: Senior Year Soundtrack
9 Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III
10 Rihanna - Good Girl Gone Bad
11 Madonna - Hard Candy
12 Beyonce - I Am... Sasha Fierce
13 P!nk - Funhouse
14 Guns N' Roses - Chinese Democracy
15 Britney Spears - Circus
16 Jack Johnson - Sleep Through The Static
17 Il Divo - The Promise
18 Taylor Swift - Fearless
19 Jonas Brothers - A Little Bit Longer
20 Various Artists - Camp Rock Soundtrack
21 Kings Of Leon - Only By The Night
22 Nickelback - Dark Horse
23 Miley Cyrus - Breakout
24 Kid Rock - Rock N Roll Jesus
25 Enya - And Winter Came
26 Mariah Carey - E=MC2
27 Take That - The Circus
28 The Killers - Day & Age
29 Usher - Here I Stand
30 T.I. - Paper Trail
31 Kanye West - 808's & Heartbreak
32 Michael Jackson - Thriller (25th Anniversary Edition)
33 Katy Perry - One Of The Boys
34 Exile - Exile Ballad Best
35 Ne-Yo - Year Of The Gentleman
36 Amy Macdonald - This Is The Life
37 Abba - Gold
38 Namie Amuro - Best Fiction
39 Jonas Brothers - Jonas Brothers
40 Seal - Soul


Share

Comments (0)

Post Your Own Comment

Login to post comments!

Please login or sign-up for free!

Most Popular News Stories

Take 40 Australia on Facebook

Listen

Australia's longest running chart countdown is all over the map!

To find out what frequency Take 40 is broadcast on in your area, simply select your state on the map below and choose your nearest host station. If Australia's official countdown isn't broadcast in your area, ring your local station and tell'em you want to hear it!

New South Wales

Location Station Frequency Day & Time
Wagga Wagga STAR FM 93.1 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Griffith STAR FM 99.7 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Coffs Harbour STAR FM 105.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Gosford SEA FM 101.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Sydney 2DAY FM 104.1 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Goulburn EAGLE FM 93.5 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Orange STAR FM 105.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Albury Wodonga STAR FM 104.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Newcastle NX FM 106.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Dubbo STAR FM 93.5 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Wollongong i98 FM 98 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Cooma SNOW 97.7 FM 97.7 Sunday, 6:00 pm
Lithgow 107.9 FM 107.9 Saturday, 3:00 pm
Port Macquarie STAR FM 102.3 Saturday, 3:00 pm

About Take 40

Take 40 Australia® is the nation's first and longest running music countdown

The Take 40 Australia® brand encompasses radio, online, television and new media. Using a combination of radio airplay, digital and retail sales the Take 40 chart is Australia's most trusted record of the week's biggest songs.

Now broadcast nationally each week to over 1.2 million listeners, Take 40 is the country's most listened to weekly music radio programme. With a focus on the biggest stars, Take 40 Australia is truly 'the home of the hits!'

Ash London

Ash London brings volume and energy to Australia’s only official countdown alongside co-host Angus O’Loughlin on Take 40.

Ash has had some awesome music and artist encounters, listing some of her favourite memories including the world’s most awkward piggy back from Ed Sheeran. She is known for relating to all music talent and just by being her fun, laidback, quirky self. Even 5 Seconds of Summer has asked her to join their band!

Angus O'Loughlin

Angus, brings the charm and tongue-in-cheek flavour to the countries only official countdown – Take 40 with co-host Ash London.

He hangs his hat on doing "real" interviews where he is not afraid to explore anything and everything about the person sitting across from him.

Angus’s passion for music, creative spontaneity and boy-meets-world curiosity sees him as a favourite with the industry, fans, and artists alike; a guy who is just living his dream… and getting paid for it!