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Best-Selling Albums by American Idol Alumni

This page lists the best-selling gold or platinum albums of American Idol alumni.

SEPTUPLE PLATINUM (sold 7 million copies)

  • Some Hearts, Carrie Underwood (winner, season 4)

SEXTUPLE PLATINUM (sold 6 million copies)

  • Breakaway, Kelly Clarkson (winner, season 1)

QUADRUPLE PLATINUM (sold 4 million copies)

  • Daughtry, Chris Daughtry (4th place, season 5)

TRIPLE PLATINUM (sold 4 million copies)

  • Carnival Ride, Carrie Underwood

DOUBLE PLATINUM (sold 2 million copies)

  • Play On, Carrie Underwood
  • Thankful, Kelly Clarkson
  • Measure of a Man, Clay Aiken (runner-up, season 2)

PLATINUM (sold 1 million copies)

  • Soulful, Ruben Studdard (winner, season 2)
  • Merry Christmas with Love, Clay Aiken
  • Free Yourself, Fantasia (winner, season 3)
  • My December, Kelly Clarkson
  • Taylor Hicks, Taylor Hicks (winner, season 5)
  • Leave This Town, Chris Daughtry
  • David Cook, David Cook
  • Jordan Sparks, Jordan Sparks (winner, season 6)

GOLD (sold 500,000 copies)

  • Jennifer Hudson; I Remember Me, Jennifer Hudson (7th place, season 3)
  • I Need an Angel, Ruben Studdard
  • Josh Gracin, Josh Gracin (4th place, season 2)
  • The Real Thing, Bo Bice (runner-up, season 4)
  • A Thousand Different Ways, Clay Aiken
  • Small-Town Girl, Kellie Pickler (6th place, season 5)
  • Fantasia, Fantasia
  • American Idol: Greatest Moments (season 1)
  • American Idol: All Time Classic Love Songs (season 2)
  • American Idol Season 3: Greatest Soul Classics
  • American Idol Season 4: The Showstoppers
  • American Idol: The Great Holiday Classics (seasons 1 and 2)
  • Elliott Yamin, Elliott Yamin (3rd place, season 5)
  • David Archuleta, David Archuleta (runner-up, season 7)
  • For Your Entertainment, Adam Lambert (runner-up, season 8)
  • Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
  • Break the Spell, Chris Daughtry
  • Clear as Day, Scotty McCreery (winner, season 10)

Source: Recording Industry of America (RIAA).


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