From The Beatles to Linkin Park, Metallica to Taylor Swift, here’s the highest-selling albums of the last 50 years

Off the top of your head, who do you think the highest-selling musicians of all-time are? A few names come to mind. Led Zeppelin, Linkin Park, Whitney Houston, The Beatles, and Metallica all ring a few bells, and there’s definitely hundreds more that we don’t have the space to talk about. Sad!

What’s not sad, however, is we’ve found a stellar new 10-minute video that essentially details the highest-selling musicians since 1969 – quarter by quarter. Most of the visualizer isn’t too much of a surprise if you know your music history, generally speaking.

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Linkin Park’s “Numb” has officially become the most-watched rock music video in Youtube history

We already know that “Numb”, the massive single from Linkin Park’s 2003 album Meteora, is one of the biggest rock songs of the past 20 years as well. It’s played in near-universal rotation on most rock radio stations, and “Numb” is also the band’s most-viewed video on Youtube as well. However, the video just reached another major milestone on Youtube earlier today, cementing its place in music history.

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A Good Samaritan helps man avoid suicide by sharing lyrics from Linkin Park’s “One More Light”

Chances are you pass through thousands of people each day, almost wherever you go. You never truly know the battles people are fighting, whether they’re a messy divorce, substance abuse issues, dire financial straits, or a combination of different maladies. These ailments can drive a person to take drastic measures to end their own life, but the power of music – and one Good Samaritan – can truly give someone the will to live.

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Will Linkin Park release new material? Bassist Dave Farrell addresses the future

With the tragic passing of vocalist Chester Bennington just over a year ago, and Mike Shinoda’s successful Post Traumatic album cycle kicking off earlier this year, one wonders what the future of Linkin Park will hold. After all, losing any member of a band so tragically is very difficult to overcome.

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