#2 – Elvis Presley
One of the most culturally significant icons of the past century, Elvis Presley represents the best selling solo artist of all time. Often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll”, he is a legend all across the world, and has earned spots in several music halls of fame. In 1973, he was featured in the first globally broadcast concert via satellite called Aloha from Hawaii. Elvis Presley has a total of 207.6 million certified records sold, while the claimed sales suggest a number of between 500 and 600 million records sold.