The 30 best-selling music artists of all time, ranked by platinum albums
|07/11/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
In the decades before streaming-era rules and digital downloads inflated album sales, platinum certification was more difficult for artists to obtain.
When an artist achieved platinum status back then — selling a million or more physical copies of an album — it took a greater, more fervent effort from fans (driving to record stores, finding an album, handing over your hard-earned cash for it), but many acts reached platinum certification routinely nonetheless.
Using RIAA data, we ranked the best-selling artists of all time by the number of platinum albums they’ve sold in the US.
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