NUMBER 3: MICHAEL JACKSON
SALES: 155.8 Million Total Certified Units
750 million claimed sales
MJ is another pop star gone too soon that casts a long shadow over the popular music scene. Jackson's 1982 'Thriller' is the best-selling album of all time, but his body of work is no less extraordinary with 13 US number one singles and 26 American Music Awards under his belt.
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