Quick Answer: Which British Bands Are Big In America?

Who is the most successful British band?

400 million or more recordsArtistBiggest selling albumClaimed salesThe BeatlesSgt.

Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band600 million 500 million.

Who is the biggest band in the UK?

1/20The 20 greatest British rock bands of all timeThe Cure. … Oasis. … The Smiths. … The Rolling Stones. … Pink Floyd. … Radiohead. … Led Zeppelin. … The Beatles.More items…•

Who is the biggest band in America?

The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and the Eagles sold the most albums, as measured by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Who is the top selling British singer in the US?

The BeatlesElton John – 78 million units.Pink Floyd – 75 million units.The Rolling Stones – 66.5 million units.U2 – 50 million units.Rod Stewart – 38 million units.Foreigner – 37.5 million units.Def Leppard – 35 million units.Queen – 34.5 million units.More items…•

Who’s bigger queen or Beatles?

ARTISTCOMBINED SALES TOTAL1BEATLES22.1 MILLION2QUEEN12.8 MILLION3ABBA11.3 MILLION4ROLLING STONES10.1 MILLION16 more rows•Nov 3, 2012

Who is the greatest band ever?

the BeatlesEven 50 years after their breakup, the Beatles still hold the distinction of “greatest band ever” for IPR’s Mark Simmet. Here’s why. John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison formed the Beatles in 1960, with various changes of personnel resulting in Ringo Starr completing the quartet in 1962.