Yesterday, Today, & FOREVER The King of Pop

2nd highest selling artist EVER


What’s even more interesting is the fact that Michael also owns rights to and/or administers music of half of the  artists in the top 10, particularly #’s 1 & 3, and including his own…

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry(IFPI) has just published its updated list of the 150 highest selling artists ever.

The top 10 is as follows:

01. The Beatles 40 400,000,000 UK 60s (1962-1970) Rock/Pop Guinness/EMI

02. Michael Jackson 14 350,000,000 US 70s-00s (1979-) Pop/R&B

03. Elvis Presley 150 300,000,000 US 50s-70s (1956-1977) Country/Rock
04. Madonna 16 275,000,000 US 80s-00s (1984-) Pop
05. Nana Mouskouri 450 250,000,000 Greece 60s-00s (1959-) Pop
06. Cliff Richard 60 250,000,000 UK 50s-00s (1959-1969,1977-1979,1986-1999) Rock/Pop
07.The Rolling Stones 54 ~250,000,000 UK 60s-00s (1964-1981) Rock
08. Mariah Carey 14 230,000,000 US 90s-00s (1990-) Pop/R&B
09. Elton John 43 ~220,000,000 UK 70s-00s (1972-1976,1989-1991,1997-) Pop
10. Celine Dion 21 220,000,000 Canada 80s-00s (1990-) Pop Music/Pop

Source: IFPI

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