12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music

This is the saddest thing you’ll read all day

Dave Stopera BuzzFeed Staff http://www.buzzfeed.com

• 1. Creed has sold more records in the US than Jimi Hendrix

• 2. Led Zeppelin, REM, and Depeche Mode have never had a number one single, Rihanna has 10

• 3. Ke$ha’s “Tik-Tok” sold more copies than ANY Beatles single

• 4. Flo Rida’s “Low” has sold 8 million copies – the same as The Beatles’ “Hey Jude”

• 5. The Black Eyed Peas’ “I Gotta Feeling” is more popular than any Elvis or Simon & Garfunkel song

• 6. Celine Dion’s “Falling Into You” sold more copies than any Queen, Nirvana, or Bruce Springsteen record

• 7. Same with Shania Twain’s “Come On Over”

• 8. Katy Perry holds the same record as Michael Jackson for most number one singles from an album

• 9. Barbra Streisand has sold more records (140 million) than Pearl Jam, Johnny Cash, and Tom Petty combined

• 10. People actually bought Billy Ray Cyrus’ album “Some Gave All…” 20 million people. More than any Bob Marley album

• 11. The cast of “Glee” has had more songs chart than the Beatles

• 12. This guy exists. (Justin Bieber)

That is all.


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