20 Hugely Popular Musicians Who Haven't Gotten Famous in America (Yet)

Superstars abroad, these artists haven't made much of a dent in the USA

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Sole Mio

While Americans are stricken with Lorde fever, over in the singer's home turf of New Zealand, she's not even the best-selling artist of the past year. Sole Mio, an operatic trio whose albums consist of pop standards and classic opera songs, have cemented themselves atop the NZ album charts. Lorde's Pure Heroine spent eight weeks at Number One; SOL3 MIO held the top spot for 16 weeks. Meanwhile, Lorde resides among that rare group of foreign artists who find greater success in America than they do at home.

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