27 Diamond-Certified Albums Made By Women

An album is deemed diamond-certified if it has earned 10 platinum certifications. Only 27 of the 127 diamond-certified albums in history were created by women or bands with female front singers.


The following are the only diamond-certified albums created by women, according to an article on Insider.

Mariah Carey – Music Box (1993)

On Nov. 5, 1997, Mariah Carey’s Music Box was certified diamond.

Madonna – Like a Virgin (1984)

Madonna’s album, Like a Virgin, was diamond-certified on May 21, 1998.


Alanis Morisette – Jagged Little Pill (1995)

On July 29, 1998, Alanis Morisette’s Jagged Little Pill was certified diamond.

No Doubt – Tragic Kingdom (1995)

No Doubt’s Tragic Kingdom was diamond-certified on Feb. 5, 1999.

Whitney Houston – Whitney Houston (1985)

Whitney Houston’s self-titled album was certified diamond on July 29, 1999.

Celine Dion – Let’s Talk About Love (1997)

Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love was certified diamond on Nov. 3, 1999.

Shania Twain – The Woman In Me (1995)


Shania Twain’s The Woman In Me was certified diamond on Dec. 1, 2000.

Madonna – The Immaculate Collection (1990)

On Oct. 11, 2001, Madonna’s The Immaculate Collection was certified diamond.

Britney Spears – … Baby One More Time (1999)

Britney Spears’ debut album was certified diamond on July 19, 2004.

Shania Twain – Up! (2002)

Shania Twain’s Up! was certified diamond on Sept. 23, 2004.

Shania Twain – Come On Over (1997)

Shania Twain’s album, Come On Over, was certified diamond on Nov. 15, 2004.

Britney Spears – Oops! … I Did It Again (2000)

Britney Spears’ Oops! … I Did It Again was certified diamond on Jan. 24, 2005.


Patsy Cline – Patsy Cline’s Greatest Hits (1967)

Patsy Cline’s Greatest Hits was certified diamond on Sept. 22, 2005.

Jewel – Pieces of You (1995)

Jewel’s Pieces of You was certified diamond on Jan. 30, 2006.

Adele – 21 (2011)

Adele’s debut album, 21, was diamond-certified on Sept. 20, 2016.

Adele – 25 (2015)

Adele’s follow-up album was certified diamond on Aug. 22, 2017.

Whitney Houston – The Bodyguard (1992)

The soundtrack Whitney Houston made to go alongside the film of the same name was certified diamond on Nov. 17, 2017.

Taylor Swift – Fearless (2008)

Taylor Swift’s Fearless was diamond-certified on Dec. 11, 2017.

TLC – CrazySexyCool (1994)

TLC’s CrazySexyCool was certified diamond on Oct. 11, 2019.

The Chicks – Fly (1999)

The Chicks’ Fly was diamond-certified on March 5, 2020.

The Chicks – Wide Open Spaces (1998)

The Chicks’ Wide Open Spaces was certified diamond on March 5, 2020.

Whitney Houston – Whitney (1987)

Whitney Houston’s album, Whitney, was diamond-certified on Oct. 28, 2020.

Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998)

Lauryn Hill’s The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill was diamond-certified on Feb. 16, 2021.

Celine Dion – Falling Into You (1996)

Celine Dion’s Falling Into You was certified diamond on March 3, 2021.

Norah Jones – Come Away With Me (2002)

Norah Jones’ Come Away With Me was certified diamond on Nov. 22, 2021.

Mariah Carey – Daydream (1995)

Mariah Carey’s Daydream was diamond-certified on March 27, 2022.


Carole King – Tapestry (1995)

Carole King’s Tapestry was certified diamond on May 5, 2022.

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