Everyone likes different music, but there are some artists who are popular all around the world. Here are the 5 most popular artists in history. They have all sold 300 million (300,000,000) or more records!
Do you recognize these 4 faces? This group is called The Beatles. They are a band from Liverpool, England.
When the Beatles first became famous, their fans loved them so much that sometimes they even seemed crazy! Being a crazy Beatles fan became known as 'Beatlemania.'
You might also recognize this man. His name is Elvis Presley. Some people simply call him 'The King.' Today, almost 60 years after Elvis's first song, no single artist has ever sold more records than Elvis!
Elvis was a leader in rock and roll, which was a new kind of music at the time. He was also famous for his exciting clothes, music and dancing styles.
Another famous artist is Michael Jackson.
Michael Jackson started singing and dancing when he was very young. He and his brothers were in a group called The Jackson 5. He was only 9-years-old!
Many people think Michael is one of the best singers and dancers of all time. It's not suprising that people call him the King of Pop.
Do you recognize this woman? Madonna is the best-selling female artist of all time.
Madonna is famous for her strong voice and her amazing stage costumes.
This is Elton John. Elton John is a singer, songwriter, composer, piano player, and even an actor sometimes.
His song 'Candle in the Wind' is the best-selling song of all time. Like others on this list, Elton John is always interested in changing his music and discovering new artists and sounds. He never stops learning about music!
So, what do you think? Could you be a superstar someday?