Best Selling Audio Books of 2015 – What People Buy to Get Super Motivated!

best selling audio booksPicking an audio book based on someone’s preference is, at the same time, a reliable but dangerous option.

The reason is simple: even when the quality of content is undeniable, each one of us perceives every experience in a different way and therefore, what worked for one person might not work for everybody.

That’s why paying a lot of attention to the best selling audio books on the market will provide a better hint about the quality and value of the content. When there’s a growing notoriety around an audio book, there’s a greater probability its message is impacting people’s lives in a way that inspires them to spread the word!

Having said that, in the lines below, I will enumerate 20 of the best selling audio books in 2015 until now!

* Based on 2015 Amazon purchase history, in the “motivational self-improvement” category!


TOP 20 of the Best Selling Audio Books of 2015


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Convey

7 habits of highly effective people audio book

Considered by Time’s Magazine as one of the most influential Americans of actuality, Stephen Convey presents his worldwide bestseller book with one goal: show you how to build healthy relationships that are key to living a happy life.




How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie

how to win friends and influence people audio book

Are you looking for a book to better your social skills and improve your business and personal life? This is one of the most compelling, interesting and provoking audio books about the subject. Learn how to make people like you, agree with you and even change because of you.




The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

the life changing magic of tidying up audio book

Considered one of the best Amazon audio books in 2014, Marie Kondo takes listeners step-by-step trough her revolutionary way of simplifying, organizing and storing everything in your home.




The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

the 4-hour workweek audio book

Do you want to live more and work less? That’s what Ferriss explains in this book, applying lifestyle principles and the latest shortcuts to living like a millionaire!





The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

the power of habit audio book

Exercise regularly? Lose weight? Become more productive? Do you fail at each one of them? Duhigg presents remarkable information about why you fail at everything: you don’t understand how habits work.



6 Months to 6 Figures by Peter Voogd

6 months to 6 figures audio bookFrom dead broke to over six figures within six months, Voogd shares the fastest and effective way to maximize your income and create your ideal lifestyle. No fluff, no sugar coating – straight to the point!





MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Tony Robbins

money master the game audio book

In this audio book, Robbins shares invaluable information and essential practices, divided in 7 simple steps, in order to create a lifetime income plan and achieve financial freedom on the way.




The Virgin Way: Everything I Know about Leadership by Richard Branson

the virgin way audio book

From the man that defied the impossible, Branson shares his different approach on leadership that resulted in the most truthful and dedicated employees any company has ever seen.




Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland

scrum audio book

Sutherland unveils what everyone is doing wrong on their work and shows his unique approach to problem solving and team optimization that most companies (including Amazon) are using on a daily basis to get things done faster.




Start with Why by Simon Sinek

start with why audio book

Sinek talks about the power to inspire others, so they achieve remarkable things. And why do I want to achieve something? What’s the whole purpose? This audio book presents golden nuggets that you can use to achieve a more fulfilled life.




The Compound Effect: Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success by Darren Hardy

the compound effect audio book

Quick and easy to listen, this audio book will teach you the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond.




The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

the power of now audio book

Embrace this journey into your inner peace fountain and open yourself to the transforming experience of the present moment.





Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

outliers audio book

What makes high-achievers different? Gladwell goes on a quest to discover the answer to this simple question and what he discovers is a surprising truth.





Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain by David Perlmutter

brain maker audio book

Based on a recent medical revolution, Dr. Perlmutter shows how powerful the role of gut bacteria can be in order to improve our brain health.





The Art of War by Sun-Tzu

the art of war audio bookA great audio book by a high-ranking Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher about a variety of fields (human psychology, world politics,…). Plus: Narration is led by Aidan Gillen (Littlefinger character on Game of Thrones series)




Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

rich dad poor dad audio book

A great audio book for anyone looking to gain control of their financial future. Kiyosaki makes a point about whether to work for money or have money work for you. And you nails it!


Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body by Michael Matthews

bigger leaner stronger audio book

In this audio book, Matthews advocates that getting into good shape isn’t as complicated as it seems. To support that, he shares the exact formula he followed to put on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass in only 8-12 weeks!




Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

think and grow rich audio book

For 20 years, Hill conducted 504 interviews with some of the greatest American personalities. It all boiled down in the 13 Steps to Riches, a guide that a lot of people keep following to achieve success.




The Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz

the four agreements audio book

Right now, you might be holding to beliefs that are limiting your potential growth. Don’t fall into that trap! Miguel Ruiz shows what is the source of the limitations you imposed on your mind and explains how to find the path to repossess your freedom.




Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel

zero to one audio bookWhat valuable company is nobody building? This is the question you should be asking yourself right now! Peter Thiel, investor at Facebook and SpaceX, shares his invaluable thoughts on entrepreneurship and how to do something that might completely change the world.



Each one of these audios will be a great addition to your arsenal. They’ve been helping lots of people throughout the world in improving their personal and professional lives.

As these type of lists depends exclusively on buyers preferences, I will update it once we reach the end of 2015. In the meantime, enjoy your audio time!

Which one of the best selling audio books you never thought were so popular among worldwide listeners? Share in the comments, it would be fun to know!