Top 10 Selling Musical Artists, 2008

In 2008, Taylor Swift topped the charts in America with her albums sales. The following table lists the rank, artist, and U.S. sales data for the top ten selling musical artists of 2008.

Rank Artist Units Sold
 1. Taylor Swift 4,003,000
 2. AC/DC 3,418,000
 3. Lil Wayne 3,382,000
 4. Coldplay 2,691,000
 5. Metallica 2,466,000
 6. Kid Rock 2,405,000
 7. Jonas Brothers 2,340,000
 8. Sugarland 2,063,000
 9. Nickelback 1,953,000
10. Jack Johnson 1,895,000
Based on album sales from From Dec. 31, 2007–Dec. 28, 2008.
Source: Nielsen SoundScan. © 2008, Nielsen Media Research.

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