[НАГРАЖДЕНИЯ]  According to RIAA, the Beatles are the band of the century

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have announced that The Beatles were the top-selling band of the century. They've sold over 100 million records in the USA alone, over sixty...

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) have announced that The Beatles were the top-selling band of the century. They've sold over 100 million records in the USA alone, over sixty million of which cover just five albums, Sgt.Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, the White Album, Abbey Road and the two singles compilation albums, '1962-1966' and '1967-1970'. Country artist Garth Brooks (almost 90 million albums in the States) and Barbra Streisand (over 60 million) were the century's biggest selling solo artists. Biggest selling single was Elton John's tribute to the Princess of Wales, 'Candle in the Wind', formerly a tribute to Marilyn Monroe. The best selling album ever is the Eagles 'Greatest Hits'. The best selling movie soundtrack was 'The Bodyguard', with Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love You'. Besides, Whitney Houston was the best selling R&B artist. Elvis Presley is credited with the highest number of Gold and platinum status albums (77) and stands as the biggest selling male rock artist, overall.
Link: RIAA

24.11.1999, INTERNET