Daughtry: Highest Selling Album of 2007 Matt Richenthal at December 14, 2007 7:32 am. Comments Chris Daughtry certainly proved in 2007 that you needn't win American Idol to be a success.The finalist's band, Daughtry, sold 3.2 million copies of their self-titled debut, making it the most popular album of the year. Well done, Chris! Edit Delete Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.