Best selling artists, albums and singles of all-time

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Artists Ranking – Singles (all formats)

The figures below are the sum of physical singles, digital singles and streaming, with each one converted in EAS (equivalent album sales).

Please keep in mind that some artists are missing, because their analysis has not been done yet. The complete list is available here. All figures reflect the value as collected at the time of the artist’s respective articles.

1. Drake73,209,000 (as of Jul 2021)
2. Taylor Swift69,980,000 (as of Nov 2022)
3. Eminem64,020,000 (as of Jun 2021)
4. Justin Bieber63,020,000 (as of May 2022)
5. Rihanna62,261,000 (as of Jun 2021)
6. BTS56,251,000 (as of Jun 2022)
7. The Beatles53,753,000 (as of Apr 2022)
8. Ed Sheeran51,710,000 (as of Oct 2021)
9. The Weeknd49,258,000 (as of Jul 2022)
10. Elvis Presley48,585,000 (as of Sep 2018)
11. Beyoncé45,785,000 (as of Jul 2022)
12. Bad Bunny44,284,000 (as of Jun 2022)
13. Ariana Grande42,489,000 (as of Sep 2021)
14. Michael Jackson41,698,000 (as of Jan 2019)
15. Maroon 537,537,000 (as of Dec 2019)
16. Bruno Mars36,391,000 (as of Jun 2019)
17. The Rolling Stones35,085,000 (as of Feb 2022)
18. Queen34,691,000 (as of Jan 2020)
19. Coldplay34,068,000 (as of Jun 2021)
20. Adele33,901,000 (as of Jun 2022)
21. Lady Gaga32,318,000 (as of Dec 2020)
22. Travis Scott31,409,000 (as of Apr 2022)
23. Madonna30,264,000 (as of Aug 2017)
24. Katy Perry29,213,000 (as of Jun 2019)
25. Billie Eilish29,202,000 (as of Jul 2022)
26. Stevie Wonder28,390,000 (as of Mar 2021)
27. Kendrick Lamar28,065,000 (as of May 2022)
28. Post Malone27,573,000 (as of Nov 2020)
29. P!nk26,674,000 (as of Jun 2022)
30. Dua Lipa26,251,000 (as of May 2022)
31. Elton John25,100,000 (as of Feb 2018)
32. Bee Gees24,872,000 (as of Apr 2017)
33. ABBA23,435,000 (as of Nov 2016)
34. Selena Gomez22,440,000 (as of Mar 2021)
35. Britney Spears22,156,000 (as of Apr 2019)
36. David Bowie21,990,000 (as of Mar 2022)
37. Justin Timberlake21,501,000 (as of Feb 2018)
38. Usher21,132,000 (as of Sep 2017)
39. Juice Wrld21,107,000 (as of Aug 2021)
40. Whitney Houston20,918,000 (as of May 2017)
41. Rod Stewart & Faces20,900,000 (as of Nov 2019)
42. Paul McCartney20,798,000 (as of Dec 2018)
43. Mariah Carey19,821,000 (as of Apr 2017)
44. Ayumi Hamasaki19,792,000 (as of Sep 2019)
45. Céline Dion19,691,000 (as of Oct 2021)
46. Bon Jovi19,523,000 (as of Feb 2022)
47. Miley Cyrus19,164,000 (as of Dec 2020)
48. Black Eyed Peas19,120,000 (as of Aug 2017)
49. Lana Del Rey18,487,000 (as of Aug 2022)
50. George Michael & Wham!18,393,000 (as of May 2017)

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Ultimate

In Page 5, in Digital Singles Sales

The likes of Maroon 5 and Eminem numbers are increasing while Lady Gaga and Adele are still the same. Taking note that they which are supposed to be top 2 in the first place. The update supposed to be all of such lists.
Can the admins answer this question?

Jazz

Adele and Lady Gaga are both increasing. A few years back Adele was at 80 million, Gaga was at 60 million. Now Adele at 102 and Gaga 77. Eminem and Maroon 5 just have better streaming figures.

Paviurso

Why is Adele’s 30 not among the albums with the most pure sales? if they have even given it a Guinness World Record for selling 5M of pure units in 2021

Yefersonc_28

Actualicen a billie

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