Being a songwriter and a singer is a great achievement and a good thing, for it enables one to know his or her true voice. Shutting down other singers in your album helps you to realize your strengths and work on your weak points. In music industry, we have witnessed many musicians nailing it and getting viral and famous after breaking from bands on their first album. Song influences the lives of many at a great deal, and is used to pass or educate the society. Below is the list of the best albums by solo artists ever.
List of Top 10 Best Albums By Solo Artists Ever until in 2017
10. Come on Over – Shania Twain
This was the third album recorded by a Canadian country singer, released on November 4, 1997, becoming the best selling country album and best selling studio album by female. Up to date is still the most selling album with twelve singles in this album. Shania and her husband used their ideas to write this album. Shania is a Canadian singer and songwriter with 25 years in music industry and born and 1965.
9. The Fame – Lady Gaga
Fame is debut studio album by American singer, that was released back 2008 through inters cope records. This album is synthnpop and dance pop influencing pop music. This album has been awarded many numerous awards, consists of five singles like; Paparazzi, just dance and three more. Her real names are Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta born in the year 1986, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
8. Tapestry – Carole King
This is the second album by Carole King, who is an American singer, composer and song writer. This album have the genres of rock, pop, soft and folk rock music, released in 1997 and was produced by Lou Adler. It is rated as the best and most selling albums of all time, prized with album of the year by Grammy Award. Carole is the most successful female songwriter 20th century
7. Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston
You cannot expect anything less but a great collection from this iconic American singer, songwriter and beautiful Whitney Houston. This eponymous album was released in the year 1985, consisting seven single attaining the greatest love of all and the biggest album in the world. Whitney is known in expressing romantic innocence and projecting dignity in her music. Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born in 1963 and died February 11, 2012.
6. Ropin’ the Wind – Garth Brooks
It was the first country album to rate number one on the Billboard 200. Released in 1991as the third album from Brooks, becoming the most popular and sold album besides Kenny Roger’s. Brook was inspired to write this song when they had a tour that were no fences, it is also referred to as the son of fences. Consists of other great five songs like; Rodeo, Shameless, Papa Loved Mama.
5. Born in the U.S.A – Bruce Springsteen
Born in US was recorded in 1982 and released in June 4 1984, produced at the Power Station and the Hit Factory studio in New York. After its release, it was warmly welcomed, becoming the most commercially successful album attaining the highest sale. Being rock ‘n’ roll album is composed with seven singles. This album was termed as heartland rock, and not only Bruce got the fame but also its recorder John. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer and songwriter, born in the year 1949. This is one amongst the Top 10 Best Albums By Solo Artists Ever until 2017.
4. Thriller – Michael Jackson
Michael is a legend, who defined how to be a pop star, global phenomenon who was in a position to dance and sing at the same time. MJ was a brand and no dancer or a singer has ever matched his capability. Thriller album was released in November 30, 1982 as his fifth album. One year later after the release became the world’s bestselling album up to date. This album made MJ to be awarded numerous prizes. In this album you can enjoy other greatest singles like; human nature, the girl is mine, beat it and four others.
3. Fearless – Taylor Swift
This album from an American singer Taylor Swift, was released 2008, becoming a huge international commercial success. It has been rated number one as the best selling album and pocketing many awards from Annual Grammy Awards and Academy of Country Music Awards. It was labeled Big Machine by producer Scott Borchetta, with five singles including; White Horse, Love Story. Taylor Alison Swift was born in December 1989, is an America singer known through her narrative songs about her real life receiving media attention.
2. The Sound of Music – Soundtrack
It was released back in the year 1965 as a pop soundtrack of the film, becoming number one few months after release and maintaining that position for 70 weeks. This is the reason it was included in Grammy Hall of Fame, as it was the biggest selling album of all time and best charting album in that country. This album has sixteen singles from various artists like; Maria and children, Rolf and Liesi.
1. 21 – Adele
Topping this list of the best album done by solo artist is the famous 21. It was released on 24th January 2011, named after the age of Adele at the time of production. It is second studio album by British singer Adele. American country and southern blues, most of the singles talking about her separation with her partner, inspire this album. This song about Adele’s personal life and confessions of heartbreak, attaining the mark of the most sold album of all time. Have five singles like; Rumor Has It, Someone like You. Her real names are Adele Laurie Blue Adkins MBE is an English writer and songwriter, born 1988 at Tottenham, London
Music will always move the hearts of many, as it cools one mind and mostly entertains despite the age group. The best part is everyone has music from country, pop, reggae or gospel, to choose and purchase of different musician. The above list contains the best albums by solo artist of all time until 2017.