As well as being one of the top singers of all time, Barbra Streisand is accomplished as both a film actress and director. She has won nine Grammy Awards, two Oscars and four Emmys. Barbra Streisand has sold more than 240 million records worldwide. In 1974, her single "The Way We Were" became the first single by a female recording artist to be the top selling pop single of the year. She has released 33 top 10 albums, the most by any female recording artist, and they span fifty years. 52 of her albums have been certified gold.