#37. ‘Whitney Houston’ by Whitney Houston (tie)

- Certified units sold: 13 million

- Record label: Arista

Whitney Houston was a star from the get-go. Her debut self-titled album ruled the Billboard 200 chart for 14 weeks in 1986 and spun off three #1 singles: “How Will I Know,” “Saving All My Love For You,” and “Greatest Love of All.”