Best-Selling Grammy Winners of All Time

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21. AC/DC
> Sales: 75 million albums, 1 million digital singles
> Grammy history: 1 win, 7 nominations
> Best-selling album or single: “Back in Black” (album)

Aussie rockers AC/DC had a massive hit with the 25x multi-platinum “Back in Black” — the fourth highest certification of an album by any artist. The band won its first and only Grammy to date in 2009 when it took home the award for Best Hard Rock Performance for “War Machine.”

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20. Whitney Houston
> Sales: 58.5 million albums, 18 million digital singles
> Grammy history: 6 wins, 25 nominations
> Best-selling album or single: “The Bodyguard” (album)

Whitney Houston released two diamond-certified albums during her career: “The Bodyguard” soundtrack (1992) and her self-titled debut (1985). The latter was nominated for Album of the Year at the Grammys but lost. The former won the award in 1993.

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19. Ed Sheeran
> Sales: 11 million albums, 68 million digital singles
> Grammy history: 4 wins, 14 nominations
> Best-selling album or single: “Thinking Out Loud” (single)

English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has released three diamond-certified singles to date — “Thinking Out Loud,” “Perfect,” and “Shape of You” — and another 18 platinum or multi-platinum releases. “Thinking Out Loud” won him half of his Grammy Awards, winning Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance in 2015.

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18. Maroon 5
> Sales: 12.5 million albums, 67 million digital singles
> Grammy history: 3 wins, 13 nominations
> Best-selling album or single: “Moves Like Jagger” (single)

Maroon 5 won the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2004, just three years after forming. They’ve sold millions of singles since then, with the most popular according to the RIAA being “Moves Like Jagger,” “Sugar,” and “Payphone.”

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17. Bruno Mars
> Sales: 12 million albums, 69.5 million digital singles
> Grammy history: 11 wins, 27 nominations
> Best-selling album or single: “Just the Way You Are” (single)

Bruno Mars has released 21 platinum or multi-platinum albums and singles, including the diamond-certified single “Just the Way You Are.” That song also won Mars his first Grammy for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 2010. The artist has won 11 awards in total, including six in 2017 alone.