Top 10 Bestselling OPM Albums Of All Time

Jose Mari Chan holds the record of having two of the top-selling OPM albums by a Filipino recording artist of all time.

Bestselling Albums

Based from the list of best-selling albums in the Philippines by the The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI), Jose Mari Chan holds the distinction of having the no. 1 OPM album of all time by a Filipino artist. His album “Christmas In Our Hearts” which was released in 1990 has sold 800,000 copies and was certified 2 x Diamond. Chan also holds runner-up position with his 1989 release “Constant Change” which also sold around 800,000 copies but only reached single Diamond status.

Here is the list of Top 10 best-selling OPM Albums of all Time:

Rank Album Artist Number of Copies Sold Certification Year
1 Christmas in Our Hearts Jose Mari Chan 800,000 2 x Diamond 1990
2 Constant Change Jose Mari Chan 800,000 Diamond 1989
3 Cutterpillow Eraserheads 400,000 Diamond 1995
4 Longer Than Eternity Diane Peralta 300,000 Diamond 2013
5 Popstar: A Dream Come True Sarah Geronimo 300,000 Diamond 2003
6 Forevermore Side A 265,000 8 x Platinum 1995
7 Paraiso Smokey Mountain 260,000 8 x Platinum 1991
8 Isn’t It Romantic? Sharon Cuneta 250,000 Diamond 2006
9 R2K Regine Velasquez 240,000 8 x Platinum 1989
10 Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw Regine Velasquez 240,000 6 x Platinum 2000

Rounding off the Top 20 are “Halik” by Aegis (#11), “Ten Years Together” by Apo Hiking Society (#12), “Just Can’t Help Feelin'” by Jessa Zaragoza (#13), “Pagdating ng Panahon” by Aiza Seguerra (#14), “Habang May Buhay” by Donna Cruz (#15), “Freeman” by Francis Magalona (#16), “Rivermaya” by Rivermaya (#17), “Atomic Bomb” by Rivermaya (#18), “Kitchie Nadal” by Kitchie Nadal (#19) and “Trip” by Rivermaya (#20).

Please take note that in the overall (foreign/international albums included) list, Mexican superstar Thalia of the “MariMar” fame holds the record of having the best-selling album in the Philippines of all time for “Nandito Ako” for having sold 1 million copies in 1997. Although it’s considered an OPM album, Thalia is a foreign artist that’s why she’s not included in our list.

The current threshold for certification are the following:

Gold – 7,500 albums sold
Platinum – 15,000 albums sold
Diamond – 150,000 albums sold

Here are the previous threshold in the 90s:

Gold – 20,000 albums sold
Platinum – 40,000 albums sold
Diamond – 400,000 albums sold

10 Comments on Top 10 Bestselling OPM Albums Of All Time

  1. mark anthony benitez -GOD- // March 31, 2018 at 5:56 pm //

    baka nawawala.

  2. Pucha…hoax toh..get ur facts right..ano ba tong starmometer na toh

  3. bka typo lang si diane?

  4. Sino si Diane Peralta? Sa Wiki lang kumuha ito ng details

  5. Yung Kay Sarah dapat si Nina yun. Binida lang amp.

    Diamond kaya si Nina sa Nina Live.

  6. sino si diane peralta?

  7. wala, hindi ito totoo, wala si NINA?

  8. not included kasi hype lang mga gunggong!

  9. green_martian // October 21, 2015 at 5:02 am //

    yep… why does it not include NINA’s album??

    and Regine’s R2K album sold more than 400K copies.

  10. Where’s Nina Live? It also reached diamond , right?

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