Want to know who the best-selling American rock band of all time is? That would be Aerosmith, which has sold more than 150 million albums worldwide.
Rolling Stone gave Hendrix the title of the top guitarist on its 2003 list of 100 greatest guitarists of all-time.
You can say thank you, Dolly for writing some of your fave classic songs! She has composed over 3,000 songs including, "I Will Always Love You," "Jolene" and "9 to 5."
In 2008, Dylan was awarded a special citation from the Pulitzer Prize jury for his impact on music, and in May 2012 President Barack Obama gave him the the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, but also currently known as Prince, pioneered what's known as the "Minneapolis sound"—a mix of funk, rock, pop, R&B and New Wave.
This man has recieved a lot of compliments! From Frank Sinatra calling Charles, "the only true genius in show business," to Billy Joel saying, "This may sound like sacrilege, but I think Ray Charles was more important than Elvis Presley."
Aside from being one of the most recognizable figures in country music, Nelson has co-authored books, acted in more than 30 films and been involved heavily in activism.
"The Boss" is widely known as one of the greatest songwriters of all time, and he has the statues to prove it! In total there are 21 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globes and an Academy Award with his name on it.
The original Queen of pop, need we say more?
This child prodigy was blind from birth but wound up receiving the most Grammy Awards ever awarded to a male solo artist—22!
The mother of soul was ranked at the top of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" list.
Bowie has sold over 140 million albums in total!
The "Believe" singer is the only artist to reach #1 on the Billboard chart in each of the past six decades!
If you don't know how important B.B. King has been for guitarists, then let Rolling Stone clear that up for you—the magazine ranked him sixth on their list of 100 greatest guitarists of all time.
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr comprise one of the most commercially and critically successful bands in popular history.
You know what reggae music is? You can thank Bob Marley for helping to make that genre popular.
Here's how you know you're a music legend: when you're the only 3-time inductee in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His first came as a solo artist, then as a member of The Yardbirds and again as a member of Cream.
Johnny Cash hasn't only been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but the Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
Bon Jovi may not be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, but Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora made it into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2009.
King of Rock and Roll, anyone? Elvis Presley, aka the King, is the best-selling solo artist in pop music. Ever.