Australian music group has made the Recording Industry Assn. of America's all-time best-sellers list with their 1980 breakthrough "Back in Black," which has been sold for 21 million copies. The song, originally released by Atco and was reissued in 2003 by Epic along with the rest of the band's catalog, places AC/DC on fifth to be with singer , who made the same achievement in 2000 thanks to his "Greatest Hits Vol. 1 & II."
Remains on the top of the list is "Eagles/Their Greatest Hits" (Asylum), which last certified in 2002 at 28 million. Makes the second on the list is 's "Thriller" (Epic), which reached 27 million in an April RIAA accounting. Comes afterwards is 's "The Wall" (23 million/1999; Capitol) and " IV" (22 million/1999; Atlantic). Some others rewarded new multi-platinum include , , , , and many more.