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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Billy Joel sold more albums than Michael Jackson? Wow..

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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    My guess

    1. Michael Jackson
    2. Michael Jackson
    3.Michael Jackson
    4.Michael Jackson
    5.Michael Jackson
    6.Michael Jackson
    7.Michael Jackson
    8.Michael Jackson
    9.Michael Jackson
    10.Michael Jackson


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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Michael #7?! Are they ****ing for real?!

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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Quote Originally Posted by MoeJack View Post
    Billy Joel sold more albums than Michael Jackson? Wow..
    only in the USA

    BTW - here is the list of the best selling artists (incomplete) - http://chartmasters.org/2017/10/cspc-data-collector/18/

    1. Beatles – 405,737,000 (units) (as of Mar 2017)
    2. Michael Jackson – 323,741,000 (as of Sep 2017)
    3. Madonna – 241,134,000 (as of Aug 2017)
    4. Queen – 238,637,000 (as of Oct 2017)
    5. Rolling Stones – 237,135,000 (as of Dec 2016)
    6. Pink Floyd – 229,426,000 (as of Jun 2017)
    7. Led Zeppelin – 200,459,000 (as of Aug 2016)
    8. Elton John – 196,130,000 (as of Feb 2018)
    9. U2 – 194,519,000 (as of Aug 2016)
    10. Céline Dion – 193,422,000 (as of Sep 2016)
    11. AC/DC – 191,030,000 (as of Feb 2018)
    12. Eagles – 171,069,000 (as of Dec 2017)
    13. Mariah Carey – 167,149,000 (as of Apr 2017)
    14. Bruce Springsteen – 157,024,000 (as of Jul 2017)
    15. Bee Gees – 156,874,000 (as of Apr 2017)
    16. ABBA – 156,623,000 (as of Nov 2016)
    17. Eminem – 154,954,000 (as of Aug 2016)
    18. Barbra Streisand – 152,498,000 (as of Mar 2018)
    19. Whitney Houston – 151,693,000 (as of May 2017)
    20. Billy Joel – 146,695,000 (as of Oct 2016)

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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Quote Originally Posted by ILoveHIStory View Post
    only in the USA

    BTW - here is the list of the best selling artists (incomplete) - http://chartmasters.org/2017/10/cspc-data-collector/18/
    Ok, this makes WAY more sense!! Wish so badly that Michael would be the absolute number one... (not a fan of the beatles here :/ )

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelsfedora View Post
    Ok, this makes WAY more sense!! Wish so badly that Michael would be the absolute number one... (not a fan of the beatles here :/ )
    Well MJ still ended up owning the Beatles catalog and that played a part in boosting sales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Robbsaber01 View Post
    Well MJ still ended up owning the Beatles catalog and that played a part in boosting sales.
    How? Did it boost the Beatles sales that MJ bought their songs? Why and How? Just currious, never heard that before.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/Ahess/videos - me dancing MJ - many years ago.

    I would be really glad if you rated or/and commented the videos. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelsfedora View Post
    Ok, this makes WAY more sense!! Wish so badly that Michael would be the absolute number one... (not a fan of the beatles here :/ )
    The Beatles made a lot more albums than MJ, so that probably helped them with album sales.

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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Maybe, but for whatever reason is, I'd rather see our boy up there as number one lol I know I know, sounds a bit childish yet can't help but think he should be top 1 in all (good) rankings

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    I love the fact that when Michael comes on they're all like "shit gotta make some changes!" lmao

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    Default Re: Elders React to Top 10 Music Artists of All Time

    Any of these things that have US sales instead of world sales I don't like.. alters the opinion and thoughts too much..

    Probably I get tired of trying to prove Michael was the largest artist that ever lived..

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    Quote Originally Posted by KOPV View Post
    Any of these things that have US sales instead of world sales I don't like.. alters the opinion and thoughts too much..

    Probably I get tired of trying to prove Michael was the largest artist that ever lived..
    They can try as much as they one but let me tell you: it's not working lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by KOPV View Post
    Any of these things that have US sales instead of world sales I don't like.. alters the opinion and thoughts too much.
    If a publication is US based, why would they be talking about worldwide sales? That wouldn't be relevant to a US audience. Does the UK, Brazil, or Korea write a lot about Garth Brooks' sales? Theoretically, a Chinese or Indian artist can have the biggest selling album in history in China or India alone without it selling anywhere else in the world. The US press would not likely write about such an album, and probably not many other countries would either. It's been said that Nana Mouskouri is one of the highest selling singers, but she is little known if at all in the states.

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    Default Re: Elders react to top 10 music artists of all time

    Quote Originally Posted by MoeJack View Post
    Billy Joel sold more albums than Michael Jackson? Wow..
    MJ has actually surpassed Billy Joel in the US. This must be an old video because as of August 2018, MJ moved into 6th place for the best selling act in the US.

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