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Top 10 best-selling recorded music artists of all time

elvis-presleyAccording to “certified” + estimated or “claimed” sales compiled by Wikipedia, they are as follows:

  1. The Beatles
  2. Elvis
  3. Michael Jackson
  4. Abba
  5. Madonna
  6. Led Zeppelin
  7. Queen
  8. Elton John
  9. Mariah Carey
  10. Celine Dion

No disrespect, but I was surprised to see Madonna, Elton, and Mariah so high on the charts. Who knew?