Best-Selling Albums in Canada by Canadian Artists

Double-Diamond

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill 1995 1996
Shania Twain The Woman In Me 1995 1999
Shania Twain Come On Over 1997 2000
Shania Twain Up! 2002 2004

Diamond

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Bryan Adams Reckless 1984 1985
Bryan Adams Waking Up The Neighbours 1991 1992
Barenaked Ladies Gordon 1992 2000
Tom Cochrane Mad Mad World 1992 1995
Celine Dion Celine Dion 1992 1998
Celine Dion The Colour Of My Love 1993 1994
Celine Dion Falling Into You 1996 1996
Celine Dion Let’s Talk About Love 1997 1997
Celine Dion All The Way… 1999 2007
Celine Dion These Are Special Times 2000 2007
Corey Hart Boy In The Box 1985 1986
Avril Lavigne Let Go 2002 2003
Amanda Marshall Amanda Marshall 1996 2000
Sarah Mclachlan Surfacing 1997 1998
Alannah Myles Alannah Myles 1989 1990
Our Lady Peace Clumsy 1997 2001
The Tragically Hip Up To Here 1989 1999
The Tragically Hip Fully Completely 1993 2007
Various Artists Oh What A Feeling 1996 1996

9x Platinum

None

8x Platinum

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Michael Buble Christmas  2011  2012
Nickelback Silver Side Up 2001 2004
The Tragically Hip Road Apples 1991 1999
Various Artists Phantom of the Opera* 1990 1998

* Canadian Cast

7x Platinum

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Celine Dion Unison 1990 1993
Celine Dion D’eux 1995 1997
Diana Krall The Look of Love 2001 2006
Nickelback All the Right Reasons 2005 2010

6x Platinum

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Bryan Adams So Far So Good 1993 1997
Blue Rodeo 5 Days in July 1993 2001
Michael Buble It’s Time 2005 2006
Celine Dion A New Day Has Come 2002 2004
Anne Murray Greatest Hits 1980 1984
Nickelback Dark Horse 2008 2010
The Tragically Hip Day For Night 1994 1995
Shania Twain Greatest Hits 2004 2004

5x Platinum

Artist Title Release Year Year of Certification
Jann Arden Living Under June 1994 1996
Nelly Furtado Loose 2006 2007
Avril Lavigne Under My Skin 2004 2006
Loverboy Loverboy 1980 1982
Sarah McLachlan Fumbling Towards Ecstasy 1993 1996
Sarah McLachlan Mirrorball 1999 2002
Sarah McLachlan Afterglow 2003 2004
Nickelback The Long Road 2003 2010
The Rankin Family Fare Thee Well, Love 1990 1996
The Tragically Hip Trouble at the Henhouse 1996 1999
Trooper Hot Shots 1979 1990
Various Artists Notre Dame de Paris 1998 2000
Various Artists Star Academie 2003 2003
Neil Young Harvest Moon 1992 2000

Definitions

Albums released before 1 May 2008:

Diamond: 1 million; Double-Diamond: 2 million

Platinum: 100,000; 2x Platinum 200,000; 3x Platinum: 300,000; etc.

Albums released after 1 May 2008:

Diamond: 800,000; Double-Diamond: 1.6 million

Platinum: 80,000; 2x Platinum: 160,000; 3x Platinum: 240,000; etc.

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