The Beatles were only active as a band from 1960 to 1970, yet hold the clear lead as the best-selling artists of all time.
Elvis Presley is similar to Michael Jackson is many ways. They called him the King of Rock and Roll.
Michael Jackson, the King of Pop. He's easily the greatest entertainer of all time and one of the most influential humans.
Elton John is an extremely talented songwriter, performer, and entertainer. His flamboyance is magnetic.
Madonna had decades of pushing pop hits up the Billboard charts, each one further fueling her rise up this list.
Though Led Zeppelin worked in the blues rock and folk rock genres, they're considered progenitors of heavy metal.
Rihanna, like Madonna, is known for her artistic evolution, starting with Caribbean influenced albums and moving into dance-pop.
Pink Floyd had a strong start in 1967 with their first album while being led by Syd Barrett.
Entertaining shock rapper quickly faded as people began to realize they were witnessing the evolution of one of the best rapper.
Got started early, being professionally signed at age 14. She's won countless awards, including the Grammys Album of the Year.