Top 10 Best Selling Music Bands Of All Time


Although it would be pretty hard to determine what constitutes ‘best’ when talking about music bands, a fair argument would be to consider those with the best-selling records. In this respect, one cannot argue with the fact that the highest earning bands of all time are also among the most popular bands in history. It does seem that a certain correlation does exist between album sales and music quality, which is how the following list came to be.

We thought that by observing the highest earning bands of all time, we could find out what are the ones that people appreciate the most. So without further ado, here are the ten best bands of all time in terms of album sales and popularity.


Queen released their first song in 1971 and their first album two years later in 1973. Interestingly enough, Queen is one of the few bands who despite difficult hardships, never stopped touring the world ever since they first broke into the business. To date, the band has sold over 95 million records over the years, earning more than $200 million. Furthermore, because the band is still active, they continue to earn from tours and concerts to this day.