Music’s Royal Family

Contributed by popfan_23:

King of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Elvis Presley
Highest earning dead celebrity with over one billion in album sales. He starred in 31 movies, and has produced 192 albums. He earns a constant 30 million a year at least, has a 500 million dollar estate. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, and has 3 Grammys

Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Tina Turner
Known for her big hair, full lips, and owning the world’s sexiest legs (with measurements of 34, 26, 38), has 7 Grammys (only one she won with Ike)sold over 60 million albums, and has sold more concert tickets than any other female performer in history. Has a movie due out this year, and just released a hits collection. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. She’s got a awesome unique voice and a hell of a body even at 65.

The King of Pop – Micheal Jackson – 46
His solo album sales total up to 220 million, but his total sales (including Jackson 5 and other projects) are around 320 million. He’s won 13 Grammys. His net worth is estimated at 500 million. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Queen of Pop –
(Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone) Has somewhere between 120 – 250 million albums sold depending where you get the info the numbers vary, 5 Grammys, 21 movies under her belt, 7 books that she’s written (which sold 1.5 million copies in total), and a net worth of 613.1 million.

Queen of Soul – Aretha Franklin
First woman in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, she has 16 Grammy awards. Has had 86 top 100 hits, +90 hit on the R&B hits, in 1986 Michigan legislature declared her voice a precious natural resource.

Queen of the Comeback- Cher
She’s had success each of the last 5 decades, reinventing herself each and every time along the way. She’s the only woman to have #1’s in 4 successive decades, making her the oldest woman in rock to have a number 1, of which she’s had 5, and 17 top ten’s, 7 top 20, and 15 top forty hits. She has one best actress Oscar, one Grammy, and was nominated for 9 Emmy Awards, another Oscar, a Golden Globe, 2 AMAs, and 2 Grammys, she’s released 36 albums. In the UK, Believe is the best selling single by a female solo artist. She was told that due to health problems she’d no longer be able to perform live on stage, so in true Cher style she had to go out with a bang and embarked on the biggest and best tour of 04′, The Farewell Tour (Which is currently still touring). She’s managed by the same guy who manages Tina Turner, Pink, and Sade.

King of the Blues – B.B. King – 80
Inducted into the Rock ‘n’Roll Hall of Fame in 87, he’s sold over 40 million albums from 34 studio releases. Does 200 shows a year. Has 13 Grammys, was spokes person for Burger King, Wendy’s, Northwest Airlines, and Texaco among others.

Queen of Hip-Hop and R&B – Mary J. Blige
Began nu soul by mixing hip hop and soul, has won 3 Grammy Awards, sold +20 million albums from 7 releases, and is currently preparing for an 2005 album release.

Godfather of Soul – James Brown
Has had 17 #1’s with a total of 94 singles on the Hot 100 charts, has recorded +800 songs, has 2 Grammy Awards, nicknamed the hardest working man in showbiz.

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