PRS and Fender dominate the best-selling electric guitars on Reverb in 2022


The PRS SE John Mayer Silver Sky topped this year’s top seller electric guitars list on Reverberation (opens in a new tab)with the original American version still in fourth place on the chart.

Elsewhere, it’s another relative tour de force for Fender’s Mexican-made Player models; Last year’s number one seller, Player Telecaster, fell to five, with the Player Strat remaining number two for a second year. It’s joined by the American-made Fender American Professional II at number three.

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As we go, there are more votes of confidence for guitars made in the USA with Gibson staples. But value remains an attractive proposition with many high-end and entry-level Squier models.

Check out the full list below with our related reviews as well.

The Best-Selling Electric Guitars on Reverb in 2022

Best Telecasters: Fender Player Telecasters

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1. PRS SE Silver Sky

2. Fender Player Stratocaster

3. Fender American Professional II Stratocaster

4. PRS Silver Sky John Mayer Signature

5. Fender Player Telecaster

6. Gibson Les Paul Standard from the 60s

7. 50s Gibson Les Paul Standard

8. Fender American Professional II Telecaster

9. Squier Affinity Telecaster

10. Custom PRS SE 24

11. Gibson Les Paul Classic

12. ESP-LTD EC-1000

13. Squier Classic Vibe 50s Telecaster

14. Squier Classic Vibe Sixties Jazzmaster

15. Squier Affinity Series Stratocaster

16. Squier J. Mascis Jazzmaster

17. Fender American Standard Stratocaster 1986 – 2000;

18. Squier Paranormal Baritone Cabronita Telecaster

19. Fender American Standard Stratocaster (opens in a new tab) 2008-2016

20. PRS CE 24

Fender Player Plus Meteora HH

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Squier reveals the strength of its diverse catalog in the best selling guitars released in 2022. While the PRS SE Silver Sky naturally takes the top spot, it’s interesting to see the Squier Classic Vibe Baritone Custom Telecaster at number two.


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The demand for the unusual continues with Fender’s bold Player Plus Meteora HH and Yamaha’s hugely underrated, mid-priced Revstar II models taking two spots in the top 10.

Polyphia’s Tim Henson continues his success in 2022 with his Ibanez TOD10N – a mid-priced nylon-string acoustic-electric guitar that was only recently released but is still number five here.

Reverb’s Best-Selling Guitars Released in 2022

1. PRS SE Sky Silver

2. Squier Classic Vibe Baritone Custom Telecaster

3. Fender Player Plus Meteora HH

4. Yamaha Revstar II RSS02T Standard

5. Ibanez Tim Henson Signature TOD10N

6. Fender George Harrison Rocky Stratocaster

7. Yamaha Revstar II RSS20 standard

8. Gibson Adam Jones Signature Les Paul Standard / Epiphone Limited Edition ’58 Korina Flying V

9. Custom ’60s Telecaster modified by Fender JV

10. Guild Surfer

11. Squier 40th Anniversary Gold Edition Jazzmaster

12. Fender’s 60th Anniversary Jaguar

13. Gibson Custom Shop Theodore / Epiphone Jerry Cantrell Wino Les Paul Custom

14. Squier 40th Anniversary Gold Edition Stratocaster

15. Fender Player Plus Active Meteora Bass

16. 60s Stratocaster modified by Fender JV

17. Fender’s 60th Anniversary Ultra Luxury Jaguar

18.Ibanez GRG220PA

19. Charvel Jake E Lee Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1

20. Gibson Slash Les Paul Standard Limited 4 Album / Squier 40th Anniversary Gold Edition Jazz Bass


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