According to Billboard, it is the second-best selling album of the 2000s decade in the United States, behind Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP. With over eight million copies sold in 2004, the album was viewed as a sign of recovering album sales in the US, following three years of decline. It was also exemplary of urban music's commercial peak and dominance of the Billboard charts in 2004. Confessions has been certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and, as of 2016, has sold over 10.3 million copies in the US and over 15 million copies worldwide.
- Arista / BMG
- CD Album