The Nielsen Company & Billboard's 2011 Music Industry Report was recently released, and includes Mariah's updated Soundscan career tally.
TOP TEN SELLING ARTISTS
(Based on album sales from 1991-1/1/2012)
Mariah ranks at number 3, with 53,612,000 units sold. She is bested only by The Beatles (63,299,000 units sold) and Garth Brooks (68,561,000 units sold).
Also of note from this report was that "All I Want For Christmas Is You" was #6 on Top 10 Holiday Airplay for 2011, with 34,000