2020 is going to be a big year for music. There is a lot of shake-up in the music industry, one, in particular, is American pop star Billie Eillish winning most of the major Grammy awards. But that is not all of it. This year, the list of top-selling artists is one of the most diverse group in a long time.
Here are the top 3 selling music artist of 2020, so far.
Number 1: Drake
Dreezy continues to be the most successful and influential rapper of the new generation. The 33-years-old Canadian rapper recorded $7, 634,070 (USD) in music sales. Drake continues to release record-breaking songs including “In my feelings” from his 2018 album “Scorpion” and his most recent single “Toosie Slide.”
His most recent Grammy win was back in 2018 with “God’s Plan” winning Best Rap Song of the year. Drake has 4 Grammy wins and 44 nominations so far. Drake is also making a lot of waves in other industries including sports and business. Millions of his fans are looking forward to future albums.
Number 2: BTS
Bangtan Boys elevated South Korea to a whole new level in the music industry. The boy band of 7 South Koreans has been making a lot of noise globally. They have collaborated with some of the hottest artists including Lil Nas X, DJ Steve Aoki, Halsey, and rap queen Nicki Minaj.BTS recorded $5,377,545 in music sales around the globe.
With their music, BTS tackled several inspirations including mental health, individualism, romance, and more.
Number 3: Ed Sheeran
Edward Christopher Sheeran aka Ed Sheeran from the United Kingdom is one of the most brilliant singers and songwriters of all time. He is sure to come down in history as a legend in music.
Sheeran gifted the world with several profound and loving songs including “Thinking Out Loud,” “Photograph,” “Perfect,” “Lego House,” and so much more. In song writing, Sheeran is considered to be one of the best, if not the best. He has $4,777,258 in record sales in 2020 so far.