Elton John - Chart Story

US = USA      -  UK = United Kingdom   -    GE = Germany  -   FR = France    -   JP = Japan

CN = Canada    -  AU = Australia

ALL TIME TOP-10

Sales Artist Based on Certifications
74,3  (millions) Paul McCartney (12) US, (9.8) UK, (0.8) GE, (0.5) FR, (1.5) JP, (0.2) CN = (24.3)
(28.5) US, (20.8) UK, (2.2) JP = (51.5) for Beatles
73,5 Elvis Presley (51.5) US, (19.3) UK, (2.5) GE, (0.5) JP, (0.2) CN
51,5 Beatles (28.5) US, (20.8) UK, (2.2) JP = (51.5)
51,0 Elton John (25.5) US, (13.5) UK, (4.8) GM, (2.5) FR, (1.1) JP, (2.5) CN, (1.1) AU = (50.8)

+ (not added at the total sales)

   Austria  (0,260)

   Holland (0,545)

  Switzerland (0,470)

38,4 Madonna (17) US, (14.6) UK, (1.8) GM, (3.1) FR, (0.6) JP, (0.2) CN + (1.1) AU = (38.4)
37,6 Michael Jackson & Jacksons (12.5) US, (11.3) UK, (2.5) GM, (4.8) FR, (0.4) JP, (0.5) CN + (0.5) AU = (32.5)
(5) US, (0.1) CN = (5.1) for Jacksons
31,4 B'z (Japanese artist) (31.4) JP
30,6 Bee Gees (15) US, (6.9) UK, (3.3) GE, (2.2) FR, (2.5) JP, (0.7) CN = (30.6)
27,4 Whitney Houston (16.5) US, (7) UK, (1.3) GE, (1) FR, (1) JP, (0.2) CN + (0.4) AU = (27.4)
23,1 Mr.Children (Japanese artist) (23,1) JP


Best Selling Artists Tallies
AUSTRALIA

01) Elton John - 1,085,000
02) Madonna - 1,085,000
03) Minogue, Kylie - 840,000
04) Eminem - 805,000
05) Carey, Mariah - 735,000
06) Lopez, Jennifer - 665,000
07) Offspring - 665,000
08) Spears, Britney - 665,000
09) Adams, Bryan - 630,000
10) Destiny's Child - 630,000

 

Best Selling Artists Tallies
CANADA

01) Elton John - 2,250,000
02) Bee Gees - 700,000
03) Summer, Donna - 600,000
04) Culture Club - 550,000
05) Adams, Bryan - 500,000
06) Lauper, Cyndi - 500,000
07) Newton-John, Olivia - 500,000
08) Jackson, Michael - 450,000
09) Richie, Lionel - 450,000
10) Blondie - 400,000

 

Best Selling Artists Tallies
GERMANY

01) Freddy - 8,000,000
02) John, Elton - 4,750,000
03) Bee Gees - 3,250,000
04) Dion, Celine - 2,750,000
05) Bocelli, Andrea - 2,500,000
06) Boney M - 2,500,000
07) Jackson, Michael - 2,500,000
08) Vaughn, Billy - 2,500,000
09) DJ BoBo - 2,250,000
10) Falco - 2,250,000

 

Best Selling Artists Tallies
JAPAN

01) Carpenters - 2,990,000
02) Bee Gees - 2,480,000
03) Simon & Garfunkel - 2,210,000
04) Beatles - 2,200,000
05) Daniel Boone - 1,920,000
06) Olivia Newton-John - 1,500,000
07) Nolans - 1,430,000
08) Shocking Blue - 1,430,000
09) Paul McCartney - 1,330,000
10) Celine Dion - 1,260,000
11) ABBA - 1,230,000
12) Mariah Carey - 1,210,000
13) Wham - 1,130,000
14) Elton John - 1,110,000
15) Whitney Houston - 950,000

 

Best Selling Artists Tallies
UK

1. Cliff Richard (20,971,456)* (Sales added for Santa's List, approx 2450)
2. The Beatles (20,799,632)
3. Elvis Presley (19,295,028)* (Sales added for Rubberneckin, approx, 1910)
4. Madonna (14,568,656)* (Sales added for Me against the music and Love Profusion, approx. 5800)
5. Elton John (13,476,063)* (Sales added for Are you ready for love?, approx. 1000)
6. Michael Jackson (11,313,348)* (Sales added for One more chance, approx. 2390)
7. Queen (10,335,713)* (Sales added for Flash, approx.
1000)
8. ABBA (10,004,039)
9. Paul McCartney (9,781,603)
10.
David Bowie (9,392,410)

Best Selling Artists Tallies
USA

01) Presley, Elvis - 51,500,000
02) Beatles - 28,500,000
03) John, Elton - 25,500,000
04) Houston, Whitney - 16,500,000
05) Madonna - 16,500,000
06) Bee Gees - 15,000,000
07) Mariah Carey - 15,000,000
08) Franklin, Aretha - 14,500,000
09) Summer, Donna - 13,500,000
10) Newton John, Olivia - 13,000,000