4th March 2020

Queen - 5th Biggest Global Recording Artist of 2019

The international recording industry trade body, the IFPI, has just released its Top 10 of the World's Biggest Recording Artists for 2019, and Queen, due to celebrate their 50th Anniversary next year, came in at No.5!

“The Top 10 showcases some of the brightest and most talented artists from around the world, from newer stars, such as Billie Eilish and BTS, to legacy acts like The Beatles and Queen. This range demonstrates how people’s love of music can be continually ignited by new and diverse artists and yet endures across decades. I congratulate all the artists in the chart.” Frances Moore, chief executive of IFPI

Read the full Music Week article here.

IFPI Top 10 Global Recording Artists of 2019 

1. Taylor Swift

2. Ed Sheeran

3. Post Malone

4.Billie Eilish

5. Queen

6. Ariana Grande

7. BTS


9. Lady Gaga

10. The Beatles