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Music Industry Statistics

All-Time Top American-based 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. ELVIS PRESLEY (129.5)
  2. GARTH BROOKS (128)
  3. EAGLES (100)
  4. BILLY JOEL (79.5)
  5. BARBARA STREISAND (71.5)
  6. MICHAEL JACKSON (69.5)
  7. GEORGE STRAIT (68.5)
  8. AEROSMITH (66.5)
  9. MADONNA (64)
  10. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (64)


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