Music Artists That Sold Over 300 Million Albums World Wide

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1 Michael Jackson Michael Jackson Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. Michael Jackson was a singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, entertainer and humanitarian. He donated (at least) a remarkable 300,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King ...read more.

WHAT IS A NEED FOR SUCH A LIST? EVERYBODY KNOWS HE IS ONE OF THE BEST SELLING ARTIST EVER. NOT ONLY THAT THE MOST DOWNLOADED AND AWARDED AND AN ARTIST WITH MAXIMUM RECORDS

Shouldn't this be an objective list? - Songsta41

Only Michael Jackson, and you gotta know that's for all time!

Probably the one of the greatest entertainer the world ever had.

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2 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

Fact: the beatles sold 600million albums by 1970 by 1985 they sold 1billion albums and michael jackson sold 850million albums since he joined the jackson 5 so the beatles deserve to be number 1.

The Beatles are a band, you can't compare them to solo artists like Michael Jackson.
# Michael is the best, forever!

The Beatles sold by far the most of any artist, EVER.
Elvis Presley sold the second most
Nobody else is even close in total sales, not even MJ.

Fact: The Beatles are BY FAR the biggest selling music artists of all time.
It is questionable if MJ even deserves to be on this list at all, as the huge total sales figures often attributed to him were proven to be a total lie, nothing but a PR stunt by the agency in charge of hyping up "This Is It".
Even with the false figures, the agency knew not to make the number anywhere close to The Beatles, and its also a FACT that Elvis Presley is the second-biggest seller of all time.
Nobody is even close to those two for total sales, not even MJ.

3 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.

Second-biggest seller of all time, far ahead of MJ, and behind only The Beatles.

4 Madonna Madonna Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She influenced a lot of singers such as: Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Beyonce Knowles and Britney Spears . She is known as Queen of Pop and at modern pop culture specifically in 2012 "Madge" or MDNA . She has ...read more.

4th million worldwide artist, biggest albums like Hard Candy, Celebration, True Blue, MDNA and Rebel Heart and in platinum hits like 4 Minutes, Like a Virgin, Gimme all your luvin and the others

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6 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more. V 1 Comment
7 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time . In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with ...read more.

A rapper to sell over 300 million album is unheard of. Just shows the talent and class of the man. One of the best seller in the planet.

Slim Shady sold 172 million albums. That's it. - phr

Eminem sold 172 million records only

8 Abba Abba ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
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