#8 BOB DYLAN- 140,767,000
At 75, Bob Dylan is the oldest artist of our ranking. The American legend is also most likely the one that cares less about record sales. Still, public rewarded his hard work with a total of 140,8 million equivalent album sales, a terrific result for someone never named among best selling acts.
Biggest Album – Highway 61 Revisited – 16,407,000
Weakest Album – Fallen Angels – 256,000
Number of Albums – 37
CSPC Album Average – 3,727,000
Orphan Album Sales – 2,859,000
Studio Albums Sales – 83,350,000
Studio Albums Ranking- #10
Remaining Full Length Records Sales – 47,870,000
Remaining Full Length Records Ranking- #4
Physical Singles Sales – 17,675,000
Physical Singles Ranking- #8
Download Singles Sales – 30,380,000
Download Singles Ranking- #21
Streaming Sales – 1,206,000 (in album sales equivalent)
Streaming Ranking- #22
If Bob Dylan studio album sales are great, the singer-songwriter shines even more in the remaining full length records sales category. Lives, remixes, outtakes, bootlegs, box sets, compilations, music videos, his sales have been spread over so many supports that they end up mostly off the radar, but they do accumulate mind blowing sales. In terms of formats, his sales are just as spread as he appears to be a good seller in all fronts – physicals, downloads and streaming.
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