Mariah Carey Is SoundScan’s Top-Selling Female Artist Since 1991

mariah carey Mariah Carey Is SoundScans Top Selling Female Artist Since 1991

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Nielsen SoundScan announced the 2010 calendar year sales and airplay monitoring data for the 52-week period January 4, 2010 through January 2, 2011. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mariah Carey[/lastfm] remains the #1 best-selling female artist of the SoundScan era based on album sales from 1991-1/02/2011.

2010 TOP TEN SEASONAL ALBUMS (1/04/2010-1/02/2011)

Title/Artist – Units Sold

1. The Gift/Susan Boyle – 1,852,000

2. O Holy Night/Jackie Evancho – 1,010,000

3. Music: Xmas/Glee Cast – 917,000

4. Merry Christmas II You/Mariah Carey – 432,000

5. My Christmas/Andrea Bocelli – 371,000

6. Noel/Josh Groban – 261,000

7. Merry Little Christmas/Lady Antebellum – 253,000

8. Now Christmas 4/Various – 240,000

9. The Holiday Collection/Taylor Swift – 209,000

10. Christmas Cornucopia/Annie Lennox – 178,000

2010 TOP TEN HOLIDAY SONGS AIRPLAY (2010 Calendar Year)

Title/Artist – Detections

1. Rockin’ Around the Christmas…/Brenda Lee – 34,900

2. A Holly Jolly Christmas/Burl Ives – 34,400

3. The Christmas Song/Nat King Cole – 33,300

4. Jingle Bell Rock/Bobby Helms – 33,000

5. Feliz Navidad/ Jose Feliciano – 32,900

6. All I Want for Christmas Is You/Mariah Carey – 32,500

7. It’s the Most Wonderful…/Andy Williams – 29,200

8. Happy X-Mas (War is Over)/John Lennon – 28,400

9. Do They Know It’s Christmas?/Band Aid – 26,700

10. White Christmas/Bing Crosby – 26,200

2010 TOP ARTISTS – INTERNET STREAMS (2010 Calendar Year)

Artist – Streams

1. Eminem – 94,000,000

2. Taylor Swift – 77,000,000

3. Lady Gaga – 58,000,000

4. Rihanna – 57,000,000

5. Ke$ha – 53,000,000

6. Nickelback – 52,000,000

7. Lady Antebellum – 52,000,000

8. Black Eyed Peas – 49,000,000

9. Beyonce – 46,000,000

10. Mariah Carey – 45,000,000

TOP TEN SELLING ARTISTS (1991-1/02/11)

Title/Artist – Units Sold

1. Garth Brooks – 68,513,000

2. Beatles – 62,066,000

3. Mariah Carey – 53,185,000

4. Metallica – 52,672,000

5. Celine Dion – 51,162,000

6. George Strait – 42,396,000

7. Eminem – 39,643,000

8. Tim McGraw – 39,396,000

9. Alan Jackson – 38,275,000

10. Pink Floyd – 36,429,000

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