Madonna has been named the biggest-selling female singles artist in UK chart history.

The Pop singer also recognised by Guinness World Records as the world’s best-selling female recording artist has sold over 17.8 million singles alone in the UK.

She topped the list ahead of Rihanna and Kylie Minogue.

The Official Singles Chart has released the list of their ten biggest-selling females ahead of their 60th birthday next month.

Bajan superstar Rihanna was not far behind after selling 11.4 million singles.

However, if Riri continues selling singles at on this scale, she could potentially overtake Madonna in the next few years.

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And when we add the ‘Diamonds’ singer collaborations together, that would bring her total to a staggering 15.1 million. The Official Biggest Selling Female Singles Artists of All Time are as follows:

1. Madonna (17.8m)
2. Rihanna (11.4m)
3. Kylie Minogue (10.2m)
4. Whitney Houston (8.5m)
5. Lady GaGa (7.329m)
6. Britney Spears (7.324m)
7. Beyoncé (6.9m)
8. Celine Dion (6.7m)
9. Mariah Carey (6.62m)
10. Olivia Newton John (6.61m)