Died: Sept. 13, 1996
A regular on this list in the ten years following his untimely departure, Shakur has sold over 75 million-records worldwide, the bulk of that coming after his death. Seven of his 11 platinum albums were released posthumously, but there hasn’t been another since 2006. He still made an estimated $4 million over the past year thanks to music sales and licensing.
Died: May 11, 1981
The Jamaican singer’s catalog remains consistent, though some of Marley’s most popular works no longer belong to the estate. A line of headphones was recently produced by House of Marley, with 14 models and styles, ranging from earbuds to studio-quality headphones