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
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IFPI Top 10 Global Recording Artists of 2019
1. Taylor Swift
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Post Malone
6. Ariana Grande
9. Lady Gaga
10. The Beatles