61 Artists Have Sold 100,000,000 Records. How Many Can You Name?

Here’s another terrific infographic from Completely Ignored. A hard scour through Wikipedia suggests these 61 artists have sold more than ONE HUNDRED MILLION records. Which inclusion on this list surprises you the most? (Via Cameron)

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

3 thoughts on “61 Artists Have Sold 100,000,000 Records. How Many Can You Name?

  • September 9, 2015 at 9:20 am
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    Olivia Newton John is the surprise. Grease would be under a soundtrack and Physical was a somewhat success but still a head scratcher. Surprised to see The Carpenters but not The Doors.

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    • September 9, 2015 at 11:46 am
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      Well you wouldn’t have doors without carpenters…

      …I’m sorry!

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  • September 9, 2015 at 10:11 am
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    Interesting that at least two bands have solo artists who have sold 100M or more as well – Beatles/Sir John and Genesis/Phil

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