The Canadian Albums Chart is the official album sales chart in Canada. It is compiled every Monday by U.S.-based music sales tracking company Nielsen SoundScan, and published every Tuesday by Billboard .
MRC Data is a provider of music sales data. Established by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett in 1991, data is collected weekly and made available every Sunday and every Monday to subscribers, which include record companies, publishing firms, music retailers, independent promoters, film and TV companies, and artist managers. It is the source of sales information for the Billboard music charts.
American singer-songwriter Mariah Carey has released fifteen studio albums, two soundtrack albums, eight compilation albums, two extended plays, and one remix album. Carey is one of the best-selling music artists of all-time, having sold over 200 million records globally. She was presented with the Millennium Award at the 2000 World Music Awards for becoming the best-selling female artist of the millennium. According to the RIAA, she is the highest-certified female artist and twelfth overall recording artist with shipments of 68.5 million albums in the US. She is also ranked as the best-selling female artist of the US Nielsen SoundScan era (1991–present) with album sales of 55.5 million.
Top Heatseekers are "Breaking and Entering" music charts issued weekly by Billboard magazine. The Heatseekers Albums and the Heatseekers Songs charts were introduced by Billboard in 1991 with the purpose of highlighting the sales by new and developing musical recording artists. Albums and songs appearing on Top Heatseekers may also concurrently appear on the Billboard 200 or Billboard Hot 100.
The Canadian Singles Chart was a chart compiled by the American-based music sales tracking company, Nielsen SoundScan, every Wednesday between 2000 and 2006, and was published by Jam!/Canoe on Thursdays. It was superseded by the Billboard-published Canadian Hot 100 in 2007.
Canadian singer Celine Dion has released twenty-seven studio albums, seven live albums, nineteen compilation albums, and twenty-five box sets. Her debut album, La voix du bon Dieu was issued in 1981. In the '80s, Dion released her French-language albums in Canada, with several compilation albums issued also in France. Her first English-language album, entitled Unison was released in 1990 and has sold over three million copies worldwide. It was followed by Dion chante Plamondon in 1991 and Celine Dion in 1992. The latter became one of six of her albums to be certified Diamond in Canada for shipments of at least one million units. Dion's popularity became well-established with her 1993 album, The Colour of My Love, which topped the charts in various countries, including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, and has sold twenty million copies around the world. In the United States, it was certified six-times platinum. Released in 1995, D'eux became the best-selling French-language album in history, with sales of ten million copies worldwide. In France alone, D'eux spent forty-four weeks at the top of the chart and has sold 4.5 million units, becoming the best-selling album of all time. It also became Dion's first out of six Diamond-certified albums in France.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a music chart published weekly by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan. The chart debuted as Hot R&B LP's in the issue dated January 30, 1965, in an effort by the magazine to further expand into the field of rhythm and blues music. It then went through several name changes, being known as Soul LPs in the 1970s and Top Black Albums in the 1980s, before returning to the R&B identification in 1990 and affixing a hip hop designation in 1999 to reflect the latter's growing sales and relationship to R&B during the decade.
The Record was a Canadian music industry magazine that featured record charts, trade news and opinions.
The Billboard Japan Hot 100 is a record chart in Japan. It has been compiled by Billboard Japan and Hanshin Contents Link ever since February 2008. The chart is updated every Wednesday at billboard-Japan.com (JST) and every Thursday at billboard.com (UTC).
American singer Katy Perry has released six studio albums, one live album, six extended plays (EP), 34 singles, and ten promotional singles. Perry has been certified for 105 million digital singles and 11 million albums in the United States. She is also the fifth best selling digital singles artist in the US according to Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Throughout her career, Perry has sold over 18 million albums and 125 million singles globally. She currently holds the record for most 5-million-selling singles in the United States, with six of her singles selling over 5 million. Perry also holds the record for the most 6-million-selling songs, with three of her songs—"Firework", "Roar", and "Dark Horse"—selling over 6 million copies. All three have also received Diamond song certifications from the RIAA, making her the first artist to accomplish such a feat.
The Billboard Top Latin albums chart, published in Billboard magazine, is a record chart that features Latin music sales information. This data is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan from a sample that includes music stores, music departments at electronics and department stores, Internet sales and verifiable sales from concert venues in the United States.
American singer Selena Gomez has released three studio albums, one compilation album, four extended plays (EPs), thirty-one singles and four promotional singles. According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), as of February 2021, Gomez has had cumulative single certifications of 35 million digital downloads and on-demand streaming, and a further 15 million as part of Selena Gomez & the Scene. As of May 2017, she has sold 24.3 million songs and 3.4 million albums in the United States. As of April 2021, she has more than 5 billion U.S. song streams. As of October 2015, Gomez has sold 6.7 million albums and 22 million singles worldwide. She has amassed 36 chart entries on the US Billboard Hot 100, including a number-one single and 8 top tens.