Money For Lunch – Entertainment

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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The Beatles (178 million units)

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The Beatles (178 million units)

Photo credit: Wikipedia   The Beatles take home the gold when it comes to best-selling artists, with over 178 million units sold. No one has been able to top their success, and decades later, the legendary group’s brand of ’60s rock still touches the hearts of millions. Why? Because their […]

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Garth Brooks (148 million units)

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Garth Brooks (148 million units)

Photo credit: Ethan Miller / Getty Images   According to the RIAA, Garth Brooks is the best-selling solo artist in the United States and has released 12 albums since beginning his country career in 1985. He’s the only artist to ever release seven diamond albums – seven (diamond only happens when you’ve […]

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Elvis Presley (136 million units)

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Elvis Presley (136 million units)

Photo credit: Michael Ochs / Michael Ochs Archive / Getty Images   Elvis Presley was more than just a top-selling musician. He was a movie star and a military man. After achieving massive fame from hits like “Hound Dog” and “Love Me Tender,” Presley was drafted into the army. He […]

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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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