1. Madonna: $242,176,466 (only had the 50th-best-selling album in the country)
12. Lil Wayne: $57,441,334
19. Mary J. Blige: $43,472,850
20. Kanye West: $42,552,402
Forget album sales and ringtones, go on tour ASAP (For those than can sell out an arena). These numbers must be the total grossed of course, but the artist must still be getting a very large check.