Los 150 Mejores Cantantes Exitosos de la Historia y sus Ventas

La Federación Internacional de la Industria Fonográfica (IFPI), ha publicado la lista de los 150 artistas más vendedores de todos los tiempos durante su período en actividad; y esta lista es la siguiente:
1.Elvis Presley ~ 1,000,000,000 US 50s-70s (1956-1977) Country/Rock
2.The Beatles ~ 770,000,000 UK 60s (1962-1970) Rock/Pop
3.Michael Jackson ~750,000,000 US 70s-00s (1979-) Pop/R&B MJ Stats
4.Madonna ~300,000,000 US 80s-00s (1984-) Pop WBR
5.Mariah Carey ~260,000,000 US 90s-00s (1990-) Pop/R&B
6.Nana Mouskouri ~250,000,000 Greece 60s-00s (1959-) Pop
7.Cliff Richard ~250,000,000 UK 50s-00s (1959-1969,1977-1979,1986-1999) Rock/Pop
8.The Rolling Stones ~250,000,000 UK 60s-00s (1964-1981) Rock 60.5 million in the US
9. Elton John ~220,000,000 UK 70s-00s (1972-1976,1989-1991,1997-) Pop
10.Celine Dion ~220,000,000 Canada 80s-00s (1990-) Pop Music/Pop Discography

11. Pink Floyd ~210,000,000 UK 60s-00s (1970-1983,1994-1995) Prog Rock 73 Mil US
12. Led Zeppelin ~200,000,000+ UK 60s-70s (1969-1979) Rock/Blues MSNBC
13. Metallica ~200,000,000 US 80’s-00’s (1991-1997) Hard Rock 57 mil US
14. Julio Iglesias ~200,000,000 Spain 70s-00s (1969-) Latino Pop
15. Queen ~180,000,000 UK 70s-00s (1975-1995) Rock R&R
16 AC/DC /~180,000,000 Australia/UK 70s-00s (1980-1992) Hard Rock AC/DC
17 Whitney Houston ~180,000,000 US 80s-00s (1985-2000) R&B/Pop Discography
18. ABBA ~160,000,000 Sweden 70s-80s (1974-1982) Disco/Pop ABBA discography
19. U2 ~150,000,000 Ireland 80s-00s (1983-) Rock/Pop 50m.US
20.The Jackson Five 150,000,000 US 60s-80s (1969-1980) R&B 71m.US
21. Garth Brooks ~145,000,000 US 80s-00s (1989-2001) Country 105m.US
22. Janet Jackson ~130,000,000 US 80s-00s (1986-) R&B/pop
23. The Eagles ~120,000,000 US 70s-00s (1974-1979) Country/Rock 89 million in US
24. Wei Wei ~120,000,000 China 80s-00s (1986-) Pop
25. The Bee Gees /110,000,000 Australia/UK 60s-00s (1975-1979) Pop/Disco src.1
26. Bon Jovi ~110,000,000 US 80s-00s (1986-2000) Rock/Hard Rock (100m.alb.)
27. R.E.M. ~110,000,000 US 80s-00s (1991-) Rock [(106m.alb.)
28. Kenny Rogers ~105,000,000+ US 60s-00s Country/Pop/Rock
29. Aerosmith ~100,000,000 US 70s-00s Hard Rock
30. Barbra Streisand ~100,000,000+ US 60s-00s popular 70.5 million in US
31. Mireille Mathieu ~100,000,000 France 60s-00s Pop src.
32.Alla Pugacheva ~100,000,000 Russia 70s-00s Rock/Pop *(10m.US)
33. Prince ~100,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock/Pop src.
34. Ricky Nelson ~100,000,000 US 50s-80s Pop/Country/Rock
35. Luciano Pavarotti ~100,000,000 Italy 60s-00s Opera
36.Brenda Lee ~100,000,000 US 50s-60s Pop/Country
37.OmPrakash ~100,000,000 India 90s-00s
3_. Guns N’ Roses ~100,000,000 US 80s-90s Hard Rock
38.Illayaraja ~100,000,000 India 70s-00s
39. Johnny Mathis ~100,000,000 US 60s-00s Rock/Pop
40. Lionel Richie ~100,000,000 US 80s-00s Pop/R&B 21.0 mililion in US
41. Dolly Parton ~100,000,000 US 60s-00s Country
42. Donna Summer ~100,000,000 US 70s-90s Disco
43. Black Sabbath ~100,000,000+ US 70s-00s Hard Rock/Metal
44. Billy Joel ~100,000,000 US 70s-00s Pop / Rock 78 mil.US,
45. Fleetwood Mac ~100,000,000 UK/US 60s-00s Pop/Rock 2
46. Johnny Hallyday ~100,000,000 France 50s-00s Pop src.1
47. Charles Aznavour ~100,000,000 France 50s-00s Pop
48. Bruce Springsteen ~90,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock/Pop *(61 mil. albums US)
59. Def Leppard ~90,000,000 UK 80s-00s Hard Rock 55.5mil.US
50. Bob Dylan ~90,000,000 US 60s-00s Folk-Rock *35m.US,
51. Earth, Wind & Fire ~90,000,000 US 70s-00s R&B/Funk/Disco/Pop *(23 mil.US)
52. KISS ~90,000,000 US 70s-00s Hard Rock source
53. B'z ~86,000,000 Japan 90s-00s Rock
54. Britney Spears ~83,000,000 US 90s-00s pop music
55. Modern Talking ~80,000,000 Germany 80s-00s Eurodance
56. Jean-Michel Jarre ~80,000,000 France 70s-00s Synth Pop
57. Carlos Santana ~80,000,000 Mexico 60s-00s Rock src.1 *[37mil. US]
58. Dalida ~80,000,000 France 50s-80s as of 1981 Véase también: discussion #19
59. Salvatore Adamo ~80,000,000 Italy 60s-00s
60. Fairuz ~80,000,000 Libano 60s-00s Traditional Arab, Modern, * Pop *(35 mil. US)
61. Eric Clapton ~80,000,000 UK 80s-00s Rock, Blues *(38 mil. US)
62. Stevie Wonder ~80,000,000 US 60s-00s Soul/R&B/Pop,Disco
63. Hank Snow ~80,000,000 Canada 30’s-90’s Folk
64. Spice Girls ~76,000,000 UK 90s-00s Pop source
65. Backstreet Boys ~75,000,000 US 90s-00s Pop src.1
66. Journey ~75,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock/Pop 40mil.US,
67. Paul McCartney ~75,000,000+ UK 60s-00s Rock
68. Dire Straits ~74,000,000 UK 70s-90s Rock
69. Shania Twain ~73,000,000 Canada 90s-00s Country/Rock/Pop
70. Depeche Mode ~70,000,000 UK 80s-00s Pop/Rock
71. A-ha ~70,000,000 Norway 80s-00s Pop
72. The Carpenters ~70,000,000 US 60s-80s Pop
73. Gloria Estefan ~70,000,000 US 80s-00s Latino Pop src.1,
74. Enya ~70,000,000 Ireland 80s-00s New Age/Celtic
75. Roberto Carlos ~70,000,000 Brazil 60s-00s
76. Charley Pride ~70,000,000 US 60s-00s Country source
77. Bay City Rollers ~70,000,000 UK 70s-00s Rock
78. Van Halen ~70,000,000 US 70s-00s Hard Rock
79. Kylie Minogue ~65,000,000 Australia 80s-00s Synth Pop source
80. George Strait ~65,000,000 US 70s-00s Country *54 mil. US
81. Iron Maiden ~65,000,000 UK 70s-00s Metal
82. Eminem ~65,000,000 US 90s-00s Rap *(22 mil. US)
83. Tupac ~60,000,000+ US 90s-00s Rap
84. Ricky Martin ~60,000,000 US 90s-00s Pop *(25 mil. US), src.
85. Genesis ~60,000,000 UK Rock/Pop src.
86. Phil Collins ~60,000,000 UK Rock/Pop src.
87. Chicago ~60,000,000 US 60s-80s Jazz/Rock
88. Vicky Leandros ~60,000,000+ Greece 60s-00s Pop No reference given
89. Bryan Adams ~60,000,000 Canada 80s-00s Pop/Rock 1
90. The Doors ~60,000,000 US 60s-70s Rock *(30 mil. US)
91. Tina Turner ~60,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock/Pop
92. Perry Como ~60,000,000 US 30s-00s Standards
93. Frank Sinatra ~60,000,000 US 40s-90s Standards *(25 mil.US)
94. Simon and Garfunkel ~60,000,000 US 60s Folk-Rock *(36mil.US)
95. Pearl Jam ~60,000,000 US 90s-00s Alternative *(29 mil. US)
96. John Denver ~60,000,000 US 60s-00s Folk/Rock/Country
97. The Monkees ~60,000,000 US 60s-90s Rock
98. Hank Thompson ~60,000,000 US 40s-00s Country
99. Barry Manilow ~60,000,000+ US 70s-00s Pop/Standards
100. Boyz II Men ~60,000,000 US 80s-00s R&B/Pop *(27mil.US),
101. Paul Anka ~60,000,000 Canada 50s-00s Pop
102. Alanis Morissette ~60,000,000 Canada 90s-00s Rock/Pop src.1
103. Shakira ~60,000,000 Colombiana 90s-00s Latin Pop
104. TLC (banda) ~55,000,000+ USA 90s-00s *(28 mil.US)R&B BMG
105. The Police ~53,000,000 UK 70s-80s Rock/Pop 22m.US,
106. Nirvana ~52,000,000 US 80s-90s Alternative 24m.US
107. Michael Bolton ~52,000,000 US 80s-00s Pop
108. Luis Miguel ~90,000,000 Mexico 80s-00s Latin Pop
109. Andre Kostelanetz ~52,000,000 US 70s-00s Classic src.1
110. Tony Bennett ~51,000,000 US 50s-00s Standards/Jazz
111. Alabama ~50,000,000 US 70s-00s Country 46m.US
112. Johnny Cash ~50,000,000 US Country
113. Motley Crue ~50,000,000 US 80s-00s Hard Rock 22m.US,
114. Foreigner ~50,000,000 US/UK 70s-90s Rock/Pop 36m.US
115. Oasis ~50,000,000 UK 90s-00s Rock ~50m.albums
116. Meat Loaf ~50,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock
117. Olivia Newton-John ~50,000,000 Australia 70s-00s Country/Pop
118. Björk ~50,000,000 Iceland 80s-00s Alternative
119. Gene Autry ~50,000,000 US Country
120. Nat King Cole ~50,000,000 US 30s-60s Jazz
121. The Seekers ~50,000,000 Australia 60s, 90s-00s Rock/Pop/Folk
122.The Doobie Brothers ~50,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock 50mil.US
123. Three Dog Night ~50,000,000 US 60s-70s Rock
124. Bob Seger ~50,000,000 US 70s-00s Rock
125. Roger Whittaker ~50,000,000 UK 70s-90s src.1
126. Camilo Sesto ~50,000,000 spain 70s-00s Latino Pop
127. Annie Lennox ~50,000,000 UK 90s-00s src.1
128. Ace of Base ~50,000,000 Sweden 90s-00s Pop/Dance source
129. Ayumi Hamasaki ~50,000,000 Japan 90s-00s J-Pop/J-Rock src.
130. David Bowie ~50,000,000 UK 60s-00s Rock src.
131. Reba McEntire ~48,000,000 US 70s-00s Country
132. Andy Lau ~48,000,000 Hong Kong 80s-00s Country
133. * 133. Willie Nelson ~46,000,000 US 50s-00s IRS
134. George Michael ~45,000,000 UK 80s-00s Pop
135. Biggie Smalls ~45,000,000 US 90s Rap *(38mil.US)
136. Bananarama ~45,000,000 UK 80s-00s Pop/Rock/Dance 40mil albums
137. Christina Aguilera ~45,000,000 US 90s-00s Pop 34m.albums
138. The Cranberries ~45,000,000 Ireland 90s-00s Alternative/Rock
139. Red Hot Chili Peppers ~44,000,000 US 80s-00s Alternative
140. Milli Vanilli ~44,000,000 Germany 80s-90s Pop
141. Alan Jackson ~43,000,000 US 90s-00s Country source
142. NSYNC ~42,000,000 US 90s-00s Pop *(30 mil. US)
143. Vicente Fernandez ~40,000,000 Mexico 70s-00s Mexican
144. Waylon Jennings ~40,000,000 US Country
145. Juan Gabriel ~40,000,000 Mexico 70s-00s Pop
146. Judas Priest ~40,000,000 UK 70s-00s Hard Rock
147. The Who ~40,000,000 UK 60s-00s Rock *(20mil.US)
148. Ozzy Osbourne ~40,000,000 UK 60s-00s Hard Rock *(27mil.US)
149. John Lennon ~40,000,000 UK 60s-70s Rock *13.5mil.US
150. The Beach Boys ~40,000,000 US 60s-90s (1961-1996) Pop/Rock

FUENTE : http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anexo:Cantantes_y_grupos_musicales_más_vendedores_según_la_IFPI