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Pink Floyd (75 million units)

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Pink Floyd (75 million units)

Photo credit: Michael Ochs / Michael Ochs Archive / Getty Images   If Target and Walmart sell your band’s merchandise, you know you’re probably pretty big. That’s the case for Pink Floyd, whose intense, psychedelic concept albums garnered them a spot as one of the most popular bands of all time. Both Dark […]

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AC/DC (72 million units)

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AC/DC (72 million units)

Photo credit: Michael Ochs / Michael Ochs Archive / Getty Images   What would ’80s rock even be like if AC/DC never released Highway to Hell in 1979? Even Eddie Van Halen has name-dropped this record as his favorite in the band’s catalog. Strangely enough, the record never received the same commercial […]

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George Strait (69 million units)

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George Strait (69 million units)

Photo credit: Ethan Miller / Getty Images   There’s a reason they call George Strait the “King of Country.” His cowboy look and decades-long career have set him apart from the leagues of other country artists and launched him into worldwide stardom. In the US, the country star has sold […]

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Barbra Streisand (68.5 million units)

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Barbra Streisand (68.5 million units)

Photo credit: Theo Wargo / Getty Images   Barbra Streisand clawed her way up in a male-dominated music industry with her numerous talents. The singer-turned-actress has pretty much won every award an entertainer could hope to win. She’s got 10 Grammys, nine Golden Globes, five Emmys and a Tony. With […]

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Aerosmith (66.5 million units)

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Aerosmith (66.5 million units)

Photo credit: Wikimedia   Aerosmith is tied with the Rolling Stones when it comes to U.S. album sales – and they exude the same raucous rockstar energy. Their first five albums achieved multi-platinum success, but it’s the band’s drama that keeps them in the headlines. Between strings of rehab and […]

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The Rolling Stones (66.5 million units)

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The Rolling Stones (66.5 million units)

Photo credit: Wikipedia   The Rolling Stones are like the cockroaches of the music industry – you can’t get rid of them. Luckily, their fans aren’t sick of them yet and they’ve been touring for 56 years. For many, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards define what it is to be […]

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Bruce Springsteen (66.5 million)

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Bruce Springsteen (66.5 million)

Photo credit: Budah Mendes / Getty Images   Bruce Springsteen is arguably New Jersey’s most beloved treasure. With political anthems like “Born in the USA”and “War,” the artist managed to craft a brand of rock that deeply spoke to blue-collar America. As a result, he’s amassed 20 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes, […]

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Led Zeppelin (111.5 million units)

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Led Zeppelin (111.5 million units)

Photo credit: Wikimedia   Led Zeppelin is so iconic that they managed to win a Grammy for Best Rock Album in 2014 despite breaking up in 1980. The band are widely credited as being the purveyors of stadium psychedelic rock and achieved eight consecutive number one albums in the UK. Rolling […]

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The Eagles (101 million units)

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The Eagles (101 million units)

Photo credit: Eagles / Universal Music   Since forming in 1971, the Eagles have raked in six No. 1 albums, five No. 1 singles, six Grammy Awards, and American Music Awards. Their anthemic hits like “Hotel California” and “Take It Easy” have cemented the band’s status as American icons. Even […]

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Billy Joel (82.5 million units)

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Billy Joel (82.5 million units)

Photo credit: Erika Goldring / Getty Images   It’s pretty much impossible to exist in the modern world and have never heard a Billie Joel Song. The Long Island-native is the Piano Man and has sold over 82.5 million records. With songs like “Uptown Girl,” “Piano Man,” and “We Didn’t Start The […]

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