Move Over Justin Bieber! Britney Spears Crowned The Greatest Solo Artist of all Time
Fresh after being named the highest-earning female musician of 2012, Britney Spears has now been crowned the Greatest Solo Artist of all Time by EntertainmentWise readers.
The ‘Oops… I Did It Again’ pop icon competed in the poll alongside the likes of Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga and even Justin Bieber, but Britney proved victorious among them all with fans rushing to vote the singer as their favourite musician ever.
Britney Spears has been crowned the Greatest Solo Artist of all Time by EntWise readers (FayesVision/WENN.com)
Leading the way with an astonishing 89.3% of the votes, fans cast their votes over the course of a week, taking into account the artists’ record sales, tour grossing figures and social networking presence.
While Justin Bieber overtook Lady Gaga as the most-followed person on Twitter last week, Britney is clearly still a fan favourite with her career being rejuvenated with a stint as a judge on the latest season of X Factor USA.
Trailing behind in second place interestingly is Mariah Carey who acquired 3% of the votes while ‘Born This Way’ songstress Lady Gaga claims 2.17%.
Coming in fourth is Madonna who scored 1.5% while the late King of Pop Michael Jackson acquired 1.19%. Coming in fourth is the late King of Pop Michael Jackson, who scored 1.19% while Madonna acquired 1.5% of the votes.
Elvis Presley, possibly due to the age factor of voters, polled last in the list with a meagre 0.2%.
Do you agree that Britney Spears is the greatest artist of all time? Check out the full list below…
1. Britney Spears – 89.38%
2. Mariah Carey – 3%
3. Lady Gaga – 2.17%
4. Madonna – 1.5%
5. Michael Jackson – 1.19%
6. Rihanna – 1.15%
7. Justin Bieber – 1.04%
8. Beyonce – 0.19%
9. Whitney Houston – 0.14%
10. Elton John – 0.04%
11. Elvis Presley – 0.02%