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Statistics About The Most Influential Musicians Of The 21St Century

The statistics identify musicians such as Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar as the most influential artists of the 21st century based on factors such as album sales, chart performance, awards, and social media impact.

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"Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Artists of the 21st Century list ranked Bob Dylan at its number one spot."

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"Beyoncé was named the most influential artist of the decade by CNN in 2019."

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"Eminem has the most Billboard 200 #1 albums (10 albums to date) in this century among solo artists."

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"Taylor Swift, as of 2021, is the first and only female artist to win the Grammy for Album of the Year three times."

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"Coldplay has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling music artists of the 21st century."

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"Adele's "21" is the best-selling album of the 21st century so far with over 31 million copies sold worldwide."

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"Radiohead's album "Kid A" was named as the greatest album of the 21st century by "Rolling Stone.""

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"Rihanna was named by Billboard as the top Hot 100 artist of the 2010s decade."

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"Lady Gaga had the highest grossing tour for a debut artist in history, with her 2009 "The Fame Ball Tour"."

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"Drake has the most Billboard Hot 100 entries in history, with 232 as of 2021."

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"Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" is the highest-rated album of the 21st Century on Metacritic."

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"Ariana Grande broke the record for the largest streaming week for a pop album on Apple Music."

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"Pharrell Williams' "Happy" was the most downloaded song worldwide in 2014, with 13.9 million sales."

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"BTS is the first and only Korean artist to top the Billboard 200, achieving it four times as of 2021."

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"Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" is the most streamed song on Spotify as of 2021, with over 2.7 billion streams."

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"Justin Bieber was the youngest solo artist to have five U.S number-one albums before the age of 19."

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"Katy Perry has the most 5X platinum hits (14 songs to date) in the 21st century among all artists."

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"Bruno Mars' "Just The Way You Are" was the best-selling digital single worldwide in 2011, with 12.5 million copies sold."

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"Jay Z is considered one of the best-selling music artists of the 21st century, with over 100 million records sold worldwide."

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"The band U2 was the highest-grossing tour of the 21st century, with their 360° Tour (2009–2011) grossing over $736 million."

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