This is pretty cool. Billboard.com just came out with a top 10 list of the most powerful musical couples out there and three of the top 10, including the #1 spot, are country artists.
Couples were ranked based on the pair's combined U.S. album sales from 1991-present, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
- GARTH BROOKS & TRISHA YEARWOOD -- 78.9 million albums sold.
- JAY-Z & BEYONCE -- 62.3 million copies sold.
- TIM McGRAW & FAITH HILL -- Hill and McGraw have moved 60.9 million albums combined.
- MARIAH CAREY & NICK CANNON -- combined 54 million copies sold.
- CHAD KROEGER & AVRIL LAVIGNE -- 34.3 million copies sold.
- GWEN STEFANI & GAVIN ROSSDALE -- 32.7 million albums sold.
- ALICIA KEYS & SWIZZ BEATZ -- over 17.3 million copies sold.
- JUSTIN BIEBER & SELENA GOMEZ -- 11.2 million album copies sold.
- BLAKE SHELTON & MIRANDA LAMBERT -- 9.6 million copies sold.
- SKRILLEX & ELLIE GOULDING -- 1.1 million copies sold.