Top 100 Best Selling Artist Based On RIAA Certified Units Sold

ARTISTCERTIFIED UNITS (In Millions)
1. THE BEATLES183
2. GARTH BROOKS157
3. ELVIS PRESLEY146.5
4. EAGLES120
5. LED ZEPPELIN112.5
6. MICHAEL JACKSON89
7. BILLY JOEL85
8. ELTON JOHN79
9. AC/DC75
10. PINK FLOYD75
11. AEROSMITH69.5
12. GEORGE STRAIT69
13. BARBRA STREISAND68.5
14. MARIAH CAREY68.5
15. THE ROLLING STONES66.5
16. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN65.5
17. MADONNA64.5
18. METALLICA63
19. WHITNEY HOUSTON60
20. VAN HALEN56.5
21.FLEETWOOD MAC54.5
22. U252
23. CELINE DION51
24. NEIL DIAMOND49.5
25. JOURNEY49
26. KENNY G48
27. SHANIA TWAIN48
28. KENNY ROGERS47.5
29. ALABAMA46.5
30. EMINEM46.5
31. TAYLOR SWIFT46
32. BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND44.5
33. GUNS N’ ROSES44.5
34. ALAN JACKSON43.5
35. SANTANA43.5
36. QUEEN43
37. REBA MC ENTIRE41
38. ERIC CLAPTON40
39. CHICAGO38.5
40. SIMON & GARFUNKEL38.5
41. FOREIGNER38
42. ROD STEWART38
43. TIM MCGRAW37.5
44. BACKSTREET BOYS37
45. 2 PAC36.5
46. BOB DYLAN36
47. DEF LEPPARD35.5
48. BON JOVI34.5
49. BRITNEY SPEARS34.5
50. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND34.5
51. THE DOORS34
52. JOHN DENVER33.5
53. PHIL COLLINS33.5
54. JAMES TAYLOR33
55. THE CHICKS33
56. R. KELLY32
57. PEARL JAM31.5
58. TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS31.5
59. WILLIE NELSON31.5
60. BOSTON31
61. KENNY CHESNEY30.5
62. LINDA RONSTADT30
63. OZZY OSBOURNE29.75
64. LINKIN PARK28.5
65. LYNYRD SKYNYRD28.5
66. ADELE28
67. BEE GEES28
68. CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL28
69. MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER28
70. MICHAEL BOLTON28
71. N SYNC28
72. NIRVANA28
73. BARRY MANILOW27.5
74. BROOKS & DUNN27.5
75. JAY-Z27.5
76. JOHN MELLENCAMP27.5
77. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS27.5
78. BOYZ II MEN27
79. FRANK SINATRA27
80. LUTHER VANDROSS27
81. ENYA26.5
82. STEVE MILLER BAND26.5
83. JANET JACKSON26
84. RUSH26
85. DRAKE25.5
86. FAITH HILL25.5
87. CREED25
88. HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH25
89. KANYE WEST25
90. MOTLEY CRUE25
91. TOBY KEITH25
92. ZZ TOP25
93. R.E.O. SPEEDWAGON24.5
94. THE CARPENTERS24.5
95. GREEN DAY24
96. NICKELBACK24
97. VINCE GILL24
98. EARTH, WIND & FIRE23.5
99. JOHNNY CASH23.5
100. KID ROCK23.5

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