posted on Jan, 7 2008 @ 04:08 PM
Could not agree more with the original poster:
"As of 2005, according to The Guinness Book of World Records, Queen albums have spent a total of 1,322 weeks or twenty-seven years on the United
Kingdom album charts; more time than any other musical act including The Beatles and Elvis Presley. Also in 2005, with the release of their live album
with Paul Rodgers, Queen moved into third place on the list of acts with the most aggregate time spent on the British record charts.
In 2006, the Greatest Hits album was found to be the United Kingdom's all-time best selling album, with sales upwards of 5,407,587 copies, over
604,295 more copies than its nearest competitor, The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Their Greatest Hits II album came in seventh
with sales upwards of 3,631,321 copies. In January 2007, their Greatest Hits I & II was the #1 most downloaded album on iTunes in North America.
One of rock's most successful, influential and popular acts, the band have released a total of eighteen number one albums, eighteen number one
singles, and ten number one DVDs worldwide making them one of the world's best-selling music artists. They have sold over 300 million albumsand 180
million singles worldwide including 32.5 million albums in the United States alone as of 2004. The band are also the only group in which every member
has composed more than one chart-topping single."