According to the number of pure album sales in the US, Eminem still tops the list of best-selling album artists. Pure sales count exactly this – album sales, physical or digital, this number does not include streams.
Here are the top 3 of the most successful artists of this century:
1. Eminem – 44.9 million
2. The Beatles – 39.3 million
3. Taylor Swift – 33.5 million