We’ve Ranked 20 Former Band Members Based On Their Solo Success: Here’s Who’s #1

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We’ve Ranked 20 Former Band Members Based On Their Solo Success: Here’s Who’s #1

Even when your band or musical group seems to have it all – multiple chart-topping singles, worldwide fame, shelves full of awards – the desire to let your own star shine can overtake it all. For some solo artists, it’s the desire to trace their own musical path, for others the dissolution of their group has more or less provided the opportunity (or forced their hand, depending on the turn of the situation). story). And yet, going solo has provided some artists with respite from the rigors of compromise that keep a band or band successful for years, even decades.

Regardless of the impetus, the impetus or choice to go solo was wise and led to many achieving even greater success by absorbing the spotlight for themselves. With that in mind, Stacker determined 20 of the most successful solo artists who were also band members, using data from the Recording Industry Association of America and Billboard.

The 20 artists Stacker researched are ranked based on the number of certified album sales the artist has achieved during their solo career. Any ties are broken by the number of #1 singles.

Corina C. Butler