Music, a beautiful charmer to the ear has enslaved people for almost eternity. Music is one of those commodities which are greatly bought by people. But there is also a great amount of theft and piracy of music in this world. Thereby you can visualize the craze of music all over this world. Here you have the top selling artists who have dominated their place in this world. These artists have been positioned due to their worldly recognition from their fans and music lovers.
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Here we have the list of Top 10 Best Selling Music Artists in The World
10. Dr. Dre
Andre Romelle Young, better known as Dr. Dre is now one of the top artists in the United States. He is a rapper, an entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Aftermath entertainment and Beats Electronics. Dre popularized West Cost G-funk and played a key part in rap music. His singing ability has made the DJ being awarded as the best Hip-hop artist. He received the Grammy Award for the single “Let me ride”. Dre is also a millionaire who enjoys his life by possessing restaurants and is connected with numerous TV channels. His property estimation is more than 750 million dollars.
Madonna is an American singer, actress and businesswoman. She is set as the top artist and her property estimation is more than 800 million dollars of benefits. She gained fame by pushing the boundaries of imagery and lyrical content. Music critics have acclaimed her musical productions. Her name has earned the title of being the best artist in the industry. She has set a record in the Guinness World Records for being the best-selling female recording artist.
8. PAUL MCCARTNEY
Paul McCartney is an English singer and composer. He gained worldwide fame with the rock band called “The Beatles”, which is one of the popular groups in pop music history. After some time, he broke up with the band and pursued a solo career. He formed a band called Wings with his wife, Linda, and Denny Laine .His genres were Rock, pop, classical and electronic. The world knows Paul Mccartney as one of the top most selling artist. Mccartney has generated a heap of top selling albums. The world’s top line artist has acquired a property that adds up to 660 million dollars. He was also the recipient of Grammy Award.
7. SEAN JEAN COMBS
Sean’s awful kid album has earned millions in the market. Sean’s stage names were Puff Daddy and Diddy. He is an American rapper, actor and singer. He is at the third position in the market as far as his resources are concerned. He is affiliated with a Tele channel and acquires two restaurants. His estimated net worth of 750 million dollars has earned him the title of top most artist as far as property is concerned. Combs has three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards as souvenir.
6. CELINE DION
Celine is a Canadian artist and businesswoman whose albums have been circulated all across the globe. She gained worldwide fame after releasing her English and French albums. She became more and more popular after gaining a number of international hits. One of her bestselling album is the titanic which earned her as one of the top artists in the world. Her property adds up to 630 million dollars.
Paul David Hewson, better known as Bono has earned a name in the music world and the social world through his albums. He is amongst the best selling music artists 2017. He is an Irish by birth. He is lead vocalist of his famous rock band U2.Bono was honored by Queen Elizabeth II the title of knighthood. His name had been nominated for the Nobel peace prize a few times. His properties include numerous inns and pubs. His assets include more than 590 million dollar parity and he is one of the richest music artists in the world.
4. MARIAH CAREY
She is an American singer who rose to fame with the release of her album “Vision of Love”. Her album brought forth a four chart topping singles in the United States .She signed a record breaking contract of 100 million$ with Virgin Records America. Her esteem in the market is about 530 million dollars and placed at the seventh position among the top artists in the world. She was also named as the world’s best –selling female recording artist.
3. JAY Z
Shaw Corey Carter also known as Jay Z is a well-known American rapper and has secured one of the top line artists of all time in the world. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artist with a property estimation around 520 million dollars. He received 21 Grammy Awards for his musical work, and numerous additional nominations. He was the fourth top rapper. Only Eminem, Nelly and 50 Cent were ahead of him.
2. ELTON JOHN
He is an English singer and musician who has more than 50 Top 40 hits. One of John‘s albums made its way into the history of singles charts for being the best-selling single. Elton composed music and occasionally acted in movies. His esteem in the market is more than 450 million dollars and he has his name in the ninth position in the Forbes list of Richest Musicians. John is the recipient of five Grammy Awards and five Brit awards.
1. BEYONCÉ KNOWLE
She is acclaimed for her thrilling vocals and her debut album “Dangerously in Love” earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles. Her genres were R&B and pop. Knowles has also starred in Dream Girls movie. Her husband Jay Z is also a well-known rapper. As a solo artist, over 100 million records of Knowles were sold. Her album Destiny’s child was sold over 60 million because of which she is known as one of the top selling music artists of all time.
This was the list of the Top 10 Best selling music artists of all-time until 2017. They have been excellent artists and have gained worldwide popularity. Their works are ever remembered and are considered to be the masterpiece works in music.