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Old 10-04-2013, 19:11
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Female acts with the most @RIAA-certified albums sold

Source- @chartnews

1. Barbra Streisand 71.5m
2. Madonna 64.5m
3. Mariah Carey 63.5m
4. Whitney Houston 57m
5. Celine Dion 50m
6. ShaniaTwain 48m
7. Reba McEntire 41m
8. Britney Spears 34m
9. Linda Ronstadt 30m
10. Enya 26.5m

Thoughts? I have never hard of 7 & 9.

Didn't realise Britney was that high.

Who do we think can make the top 10 in the future?

Katy, Rihanna, Gaga, Taylor Swift, Adele?
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Old 10-04-2013, 19:24
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Out of those you've listed only Taylor is likely anytime soon, having sold c.19m+ US albums. Adele is 'reasonably' close with c.12m+.

Rihanna (c.7m+), Katy (c.3m+) and Gaga (c.6m+) are way behind.
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Old 10-04-2013, 19:37
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Thoughts? I have never hard of 7 & 9.
Reba is Country music and a TV Personality

The woman with the red dress is Reba - Rolling in the deep
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8n2Z5HEB8k

Linda Ronstadt was one of the biggest female Rock County singers in the 70's

well known for the song - It's so easy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SoGaD8Ctgs

For me one of the best looking girls ever
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Old 10-04-2013, 20:11
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Reba is Country music and a TV Personality

The woman with the red dress is Reba - Rolling in the deep
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8n2Z5HEB8k

Linda Ronstadt was one of the biggest female Rock County singers in the 70's

well known for the song - It's so easy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SoGaD8Ctgs

For me one of the best looking girls ever
Thanks. Have just read up on them.
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Old 10-04-2013, 21:10
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Look at Enya. A global star indeed
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Old 10-04-2013, 21:21
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Would have thought that Alanis Morissette would have been close with 16 million sales in the US of Jagged Little Pill. Guess the follow ups haven't sold much at all
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:18
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Well done Enya, I am proud of this woman! She sells albums by the bucket load around the world and barely has to step out of her castle. A brilliant woman!

Loved Reba's version of Rollin In The Deep. Didn't know Reba was in Tremors aswell.
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Old 11-04-2013, 01:28
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Taylor Swift is the only one with a good chance at making it.
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Old 11-04-2013, 02:05
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Taylor Swift is the only one with a good chance at making it.
I honestly hope the whiny rat doesn't. Her next album deserves to flop. Such mind numbingly dull music all about relationships.
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Old 11-04-2013, 03:01
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I honestly hope the whiny rat doesn't. Her next album deserves to flop. Such mind numbingly dull music all about relationships.
She's so much richer and successfuller and prettier than you will ever be hah, that must burn your soul. Poor you hahaha.

Where is Cher Lloyd on this list is she number 11?
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Old 11-04-2013, 04:55
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She's so much richer and successfuller and prettier than you will ever be hah, that must burn your soul. Poor you hahaha.

Where is Cher Lloyd on this list is she number 11?
Did not see that response coming...
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Old 11-04-2013, 08:16
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I've heard of 7 and 9 and very surprised they are on the list. Good on them
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:33
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Lol Mariah and Madonna always seem to be at heads with each other when it comes to sales statistics. Only one million sales between them, and with their enormous catalogue of music available that could so easily change. One minute Madonna's higher, the next Mariah is. Constantly flipping around.
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Old 11-04-2013, 20:58
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Where does Beyonce sit at? @So 3008?
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Old 11-04-2013, 21:24
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A quick google and Beyonce has apparently sold 13 million albums in the U.S alone. The thing is though, Beyonce is an RnB artist. An RnB artist is never in a million years going to sell 70 million albums. Credit to her for sticking with the genre for all this time, as many other artists change their music to fit with what's in at the moment...for example following the cheap dance trend!
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Old 11-04-2013, 21:39
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She's so much richer and successfuller and prettier than you will ever be hah, that must burn your soul. Poor you hahaha.
Oh yeah, I'd love to be a blonde bimbo who makes crappy pop music but pretends it's country and acts like a shy virgin yet has dated and then broken up with almost every young male celebrity who is current.

Also, I'm not a girl...
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Old 11-04-2013, 21:43
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She's a right maneater, that Taylor Swift
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Old 11-04-2013, 22:08
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Where does Beyonce sit at? @So 3008?
Around c.10m+ certified, with an extra c. 2m+ uncertified (DIL should be 5X Platinum but is only 4, and IASF should be triple platinum but is only double). So about c.12m+ in total.

P!nk is also on about c.12m+ as well.
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