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UK ALBUM SALES: 
Here are the female artists who have sold the most in the UK (Certified Albums - Updated to 2021)

The #QueenofPop tops the chart, of course! 

1 #Madonna: 17,060,000
2 #Adele: 11,100,000
3 #CelineDion: 9,640,000
4 #WhitneyHouston: 9,280,000
5 #KylieMinogue: 8,200,000
6 #Rihanna: 7,300,000
7 #P!nk: 7,200,000
8 #Dido: 6,020,000
9 #TinaTurner: 5,900,000
10 #AmyWinehouse: 5,760,000
11 #MariahCarey: 5,720,000
12 #SpiceGirls: 5,400,000
13 #ShaniaTwain: 5,220,000
14 #Beyoncé: 4,720,000 
15 #DianaRoss: 4,720,000
16 #LadyGaga: 4,560,000
17 #BritneySpears: 4,400,000
18 #Cher: 3,940,000
19 #LeonaLewis: 3,760,000
20 #Anastacia: 3,360,000 
21 #TaylorSwift: 3,200,000
22 #DestinysChild: 2,900,000
23 #LittleMix: 2,800,000
24 #ChristinaAguilera: 2,760,000
25 #KatyPerry: 2,460,000
26 #BelindaCarliste: 2,100,000
27 #EllieGoulding: 2,100,000.

Congrats to Madonna for being announced with close to 18,000,000 certified pure sales, makes the queen of pop, the best selling female act of all time in the UK.

 

Trailing behind her at #2 is none other than the best selling British female act of all time Adele with 11,000,000 sold, that's just 3 studio albums..

 

While on the vocal trinity end Celine Dion and Whitney Houston are respectively at #3 and #4 each. While the Princess of pop in the UK Music market Kylie Minogue rounds out the top 5. 

 

Spice girls is the best selling girl group in terms of album sales. 

 

Queen of Exhale Britney spears is at #17..

 

Mariah Carey came close to the top ten, what hurt her was going to her preferred genre Hip hop and R&B, which during her peak popularity wasn't embraced at all in the UK. 

 

Destiny's child is the best selling American girl group in the UK..

 

Congrats to all the ladies and hats off to Madonna for being the best seller in the British Music industry..

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On 4/1/2021 at 2:59 AM, FemmeFataleBrit said:

Didn’t know Beyoncé was bigger than Britney in the UK! Also, Mariah is way higher than I’d expected given that people always talk about how she’s a local act.

Mariah is of course not a local act but internationally she was hardly ever as massive as Whitney or Celine.

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