The world’s best-selling music artists cannot be listed officially, as there is no organization that has recorded global music sales. This page lists those artists who have had claims made to be among the top sellers. This means that these figures should be considered claims, not facts.
So here I have compiled some of the most top selling music artists of all time. I hope you will like it.
Leading the way in the chart of highest album sales is the original King of Rock ‘n Roll. Elvis Presley recorded a total of 77 albums. In total he sold about more than 1 billion albums.
In their eight years recording together, The Fab Four from Liverpool recorded a total of 12 original albums, finding immense success all over the world. They sold over 750 million albums.
King of Pop Michael Jackson was at one time probably the biggest star in the world. He went on to form one of the most successful solo careers ever, releasing 11 albums and countless record-breaking singles. He sold more than 750 million albums.
Frank Sinatra has probably the longest music career out of our best selling music artists, renowned singer and Oscar-winning actor is one of only four artists with a claim to selling over 500,000,000 albums.
Another 4-piece to make it into the list of highest selling musicians, Abba had a plethora of international hits in the 70s. Abba sold over 370 million albums.
Formed in 1968, Led Zeppelin is considered one of the first heavy metal bands. Led Zeppelin have sold over 300 million albums and make it to number 6 on our list of the best selling musicians of all time.
Formed in 1970 by Brian May, Freddie Mercury and Roger, the English rock band have notched up an impressive 300 million sales between their 15 studio albums.
Elton John is an English singer-songwriter, composer and pianist. In his four-decade career, John has sold more than 250 million records
An active and successful singer and, Tino Rossi operatic voice and “Latin Lover” persona helped him become one of the highest selling music artists of all time. He sold over 300 million albums.
A promising career as a goalkeeper for Real Madrid FC cut short by a car accident, Julio Iglesias developed a highly successful music career, selling 77 albums and performing Julio has sold over 250 million albums worldwide.
Author Ahsan Mukhtar