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20 to try: Filipino albums

We take a step back in time and count down the best-selling Filipino albums of all time. Do you know your stuff? Comments

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16 Kitchie Nadal

Artist: Kitchie Nadal
Sold copies: 214,800 plus
Release: 2004
Genre: Rock/ Acoustic
Trivia: This self-titled album, Kitchie Nadal, is the debut album of Filipino singer-songwriter, Kitchie Nadal, as a solo artist. Her carrier single is "Wag na Wag Mong Sasabihin" was a hit and garnered numerous awards.

17 Trip

Artist: Rivermaya
Sold copies: 213,700 plus
Release: 1996
Genre: Alternative rock
Trivia: The album the second album from the Filipino rock band, Rivermaya. It has 13 tracks and released under Sony BMG Music Philippines, Inc. in 1996.

18 CiRcuS

Artist: Eraserheads
Sold copies: 213,700 plus
Release: 1994
Genre: Alternative rock/Pop
Trivia: This is the second album released by the Filipino alternative rock group The Eraserheads in 1994. It is a concept album as most of the songs are nearly as entertaining as going to the circus. Hits from the album are Alapaap, Sembreak, Kailan, Magasin and With A Smile. It was reissued by Sony-BMG Entertainment in 2006.

19 Versions/ Beyond Acoustic

Artist: MYMP
Sold copies: 210,700 plus
Release: 2005
Genre: Acoustic
Trivia: Versions is the biggest selling album ever produced by an acoustic band. It was declared certified Gold Record after less than a month. The hit songs on the album are Tell Me Where It Hurts, Talaga Naman, Kailan, Get Me, Especially For You, Eternal Flame, which later on used as theme songs for TV series and commercial ads.

20 Eraserheads Anthology

Artist: Eraserheads
Sold copies: 209,000 plus
Release: 2004
Genre: Alternative rock/Pop
Trivia: This album is a collection album of the defunct Filipino pop-rock band Eraserheads. It was released by Sony BMG Music Entertainment Philippines in 2004 featuring the best hits of the band. It was the bands' first greatest hits compilation album after their disbanding in 2002. It reached six times Platinum status.

By Rodelito Mamuad
Time Out Bahrain,

User reviews:

Posted by: kurtmoj on 28 Oct ' 12 at 04:43

this is not true...regine's r2k and jaya's self title album should be on the list

Posted by: buddy pineda on 04 Jun ' 12 at 08:41

STUPIDITY!!!!...Regine Velasquez is the ONLY CONSISTENT one among the choices....ALL Her albums were PLATINUM....and She's the only one a that calibre.ok? the other on the list. well maybe they just got lucky one time....NEVER repeated right?????

Posted by: larry on 28 May ' 11 at 15:37

this site is unrealiable and not credible.. regine velasquez not included?, she should have been in any of the top 5 spot... her R2k album reaches more than 300,000 sales, in the diamond award category but wasnt awarded yet (based in wikipedia).. and more multi platinum albums and still counting... this site is funny!!

Posted by: brandon on 05 Apr ' 11 at 23:06

I guess, this is not the official.
When it comes to album sales (consistent), its undeniably that Regine comes to mind. Who else can sell albums almost every year with platinum certifications. She releases Drawn, R2k, Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw, Songbird Sings the Classics, Reigne almost every year. And released 3 albums in approx 1 year+ period and still all those albums reached platinum status.
I guess Regine is exempted here.
Unlike the others who took yearsss to reach those status.

Posted by: Sahid on 13 Feb ' 11 at 09:49

we shud give credit to nina!! i personally believe that her album nina live is the best album ever release in this decade. who would imagine that many people would buy her album despite of the declining purchase of cd and cassette. hey, 20th century is very much different from the time jose mari chan's and eraserhead's albums were released!!=)

Posted by: jose mari chan on 05 Feb ' 11 at 01:07

I think you should get the latest SALES figures from UNIVERSAL RECORDS of
Christmas In Our Hearts
Constant Change
in order to update your LIST.
Thank you

Posted by: xhetchi on 01 Feb ' 11 at 08:41

This is such an idiot List.... Where are the stormbreaker record of the top selling artist in the philippines Regine's Drawn, R2K, Covers, Retro and Regine Live? 2 of them earned 10x platinum and the 3 earned 8x platinum.

Posted by: rhoumel on 18 Jan ' 11 at 10:29

why regine velasquez' figures not included. i think she is Philippines biggest selling artist..her album such as drawn, r2k, covers, etc. should be here..please review your figures.

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