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Music Industry Statistics

All-Time Top Selling Female Solo Artists in America

The following list is based on RIAA.com statistics, reflecting manufacturer shipments to U.S. music retail outlets as of 2008, which is the latest tally available, as of 2010.

  1. BARBARA STREISAND (71.5)
  2. MADONNA (64)
  3. MARIAH CAREY (63)
  4. WHITNEY HOUSTON (55)
  5. CELINE DION (50)
  6. SHANIA TWAIN (48)
  7. REBA McENTIRE (41)
  8. BRITNEY SPEARS (32)
  9. LINDA RONSTADT (30)
  10. ENYA (26.5)


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