10) Eminem

$71.7 million<br>
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The Detroit rapper was such a powerhouse in record stores, on iTunes and at other music vendors that even without touring in 2010 he made the Ultimate Top 10. The man who sold more albums in the first decade of the new millennium stayed strong at the outset of a new one with $56.2 million in album sales and a field-leading $15.5 million from sales of 15.7 million digital tracks. Pollstar didn't break out Mr. Mathers' take from his high-profile U.S. concert performances last year: four stadium shows he played in Detroit and New York with <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002580" title="Jay-Z" href="/topic/entertainment/music/jay-z-PECLB002580.topic">Jay-Z</a> and the Epicenter Festival in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101101011142" title="Fontana" href="/topic/us/california/san-bernardino-county-%28california%29/fontana-PLGEO100101101011142.topic">Fontana</a> here in Southern California, otherwise he might have finished even higher. No wonder he's not afraid.
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$71.7 million

The Detroit rapper was such a powerhouse in record stores, on iTunes and at other music vendors that even without touring in 2010 he made the Ultimate Top 10. The man who sold more albums in the first decade of the new millennium stayed strong at the outset of a new one with $56.2 million in album sales and a field-leading $15.5 million from sales of 15.7 million digital tracks. Pollstar didn't break out Mr. Mathers' take from his high-profile U.S. concert performances last year: four stadium shows he played in Detroit and New York with Jay-Z and the Epicenter Festival in Fontana here in Southern California, otherwise he might have finished even higher. No wonder he's not afraid.

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