List of best-selling albums by year (Italy)
This is a list of best-selling albums by year in Italy. The Federation of the Italian Music Industry began publishing year-end lists for album sales in 2000. The charts are based on the cumulative total sales collected during the year from January to December.
The only albums by foreign artists to top the Italian year-end chart were 1 by The Beatles in 2000, and ÷ by Ed Sheeran in 2017. Vasco Rossi achieved five annual best-selling albums in Italy with the records Stupido hotel in 2001, Tracks in 2002, Buoni o cattivi in 2004, Vivere o niente in 2011 and Sono innocente in 2014. Other multiple toppers of the year-end chart were Eros Ramazzotti, whose albums 9 and e² were the best-selling records of 2003 and 2007, respectively, and Tiziano Ferro, which achieved the first position on the annual chart in 2009 with Alla mia età and in 2012 with L'amore è una cosa semplice. More recently, Luciano Ligabue had two annual best-selling albums in Italy, with Arrivederci, mostro! and Mondovisione being the best-selling album in 2010 and 2013, respectively, and Jovanotti achieved the same result with Safari (2008) and Lorenzo 2015 CC. (2015).