The Beatles may be one of the most known bands in the world and have sold millions of albums; but at auction, they aren’t number one. The Beatles’ The White Album is the 2nd most expensive album sold. Who hold’s the #1 spot? Wu Tang Clan’s “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin”. The first copy of The White Album originally belonged to Ringo Starr himself before being sold at auction for $790,000.n As for Wu Tang Clan, their secret 2015 album was sold for $2 million to Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli. It is the only copy in existence.