Who sold the most records in history?

Who sold the most records in history?

Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 257.7 million certified sales. Second is Elvis Presley with almost 207 million sales, followed by Michael Jackson with 169.7 million.

How many Michael Jackson records have been sold?

Michael Jackson’s Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album….20–29 million copies.

Artist Elton John
Album Greatest Hits
Released 1974
Genre Pop
Claimed sales* 24

Who is the richest musician of all time?

#3 – Jay-Z. Net Worth: $1 Billion. Change: +$100M & ↑6 – He’s not a businessman, he’s a business, maaaaan.

  • #2 – Paul McCartney. Net Worth: $1.2 Billion. Change: +$100M – There’s no way you wouldn’t find a member of The Beatles on this list, especially Paul McCartney.
  • #1 – Andrew Lloyd Webber. Net Worth: $1.28 Billion.
  • What is considered the greatest album of all time?

    Here are the Top 10 Greatest Albums of All Time, according to Rolling Stone:

    1. Marvin Gaye, ‘What’s Going On’
    2. The Beach Boys, ‘Pet Sounds’
    3. Joni Mitchell, ‘Blue’
    4. Stevie Wonder, ‘Songs in the Key of Life’
    5. The Beatles, ‘Abbey Road’
    6. Nirvana, ‘Nevermind’
    7. Fleetwood Mac, ‘Rumours’
    8. Prince and the Revolution, ‘Purple Rain’

    What is the most successful song of all time?

    According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” (1942) as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.

    What song has been number 1 the longest?

    Most weeks at number one

    Number of weeks Artist(s) Song
    19 Lil Nas X (1 week solo, 18 weeks featuring Billy Ray Cyrus) “Old Town Road”
    16 Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men “One Sweet Day”
    Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber “Despacito”
    14 Whitney Houston “I Will Always Love You”