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Top 5 Best Selling Black Music Artists!!!

Top 5 Best Selling Black Music Artists!!!

Here is a list of the Top 5 Selling black music artists of all time. Not needing any introductions, it’s no wonder these household names are the best selling musicians of all time.

#5 – Drake

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Rapper Drake

  • years active – 2001 to the present
  • total available certified units – 271.3 million
  • claimed sales – $150 million

#4 – Whitney Houston

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Pop Diva Whitney Houston

  • years active – 1977 – 2012
  • total available certified units – 132.8 million
  • claimed sales – upwards of $200 million

#3 – Mariah Carey

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Diva Mariah Carey

  • years active – 2005 to the present
  • total available certified units – 145.3 million
  • claimed sales – upwards of $200 million

#2 – Rihanna

best selling black artists of all time

Beauty Rihanna

  • years active – 2005 to the present
  • total available certified units – 269.9 million
  • claimed sales – upwards of $300 million

#1 – Michael Jackson

best selling black artists of all time

The Gloved One, Michael Jackson

  • years active – 1964 – 2009
  • total available certified units – 225.2 million
  • claimed sales – upwards of $350 million

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Tuesday is an SEO-certified Senior Writer for Hip Hop News Uncensored, the trendsetting, top-rated blog, and website for all things Hip Hop. A native Washingtonian, she is deeply involved in the entertainment industry, including Hip Hop, R&B, Blues, etc. She is also a lover of movies and reading celebrity memoirs. Educated at American University in Washington, D.C., Tuesday is a published writer of poetry. Currently working on a novel, the black entertainment enthusiast has developed and maintained a black celebrity blog (drenchedinblack.com) since 2018.

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