Quiz: Can You Identify These Best-Selling Musicians of All Time?
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Can You Identify These Best-Selling Musicians of All Time?
By: Olivia Cantor
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About This Quiz

Do you want to guess who the best-selling musicians of all time are?

If you want to check the facts and data, just take a look at the tally made by the Recording Industry Association of America. The RIAA gives out gold and platinum certifications for musicians who have sold units of their albums. But it's not only American artists they're tallying there. They're concerned with all the artists that have sold many albums in the U.S. So musicians in their tally could be from foreign lands, too, who have hit it big in America.

The RIAA's listing is not exactly mirrored the world over. Of course, each region or country could also have their respective best-sellers. But it's no secret that once you've hit it big in the U.S., chances are, your popularity will also extend worldwide! Whenever they visit a country they think is "obscure" or small, they will always end up in awe at the warm reception they get from their legions of fans in a certain place.

So, can you guess who these big-time musicians are? Check out the quiz and see!

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