Bruno Mars Scores Biggest-Selling Digital Singles Of 2011
23 January 2012, 15:33
'Just The Way You Are' and 'Grenade' dominated sales over the past 12 months.
Bruno Mars scored the two biggest-selling digital singles of 2011, it has emerged.
The US singer was also the only artist to shift more than ten millions copies of one single.
'Just The Way You Are' sold 12.5million copies, while 'Grenade' sold 10.2million copies. Bruno's other track 'The Lazy Song' also sold 6.5million copies.
According to new figures from the IFPI, LMFAO's 'Party Rock Anthem' was the third biggest-selling, shifting 9.7million copies.
The top five was completed by Jennifer Lopez's 'On The Floor' (8.4million) and 'Rolling In The Deep' by Adele (8.2million), which were fourth and fifth respectively.
The figures take into account 12-month sales to November 2011.
The top ten biggest-selling digital singles of 2011:
1 - Bruno Mars – 'Just The Way You Are' (12.5m)
2 - Bruno Mars – 'Grenade' (10.2m)
3 - LMFAO – 'Party Rock Anthem' (9.7m)
4 - Jennifer Lopez – 'On The Floor' (8.4m)
5 - Adele – 'Rolling In The Deep' (8.2m)
6 - Lady Gaga – 'Born This Way' (8.2m)
7 - Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer – 'Give Me Everything' (8.2m)
8 - Black Eyed Peas – 'The Time (Dirty Bit') (7.3m)
9 - Maroon 5 – 'Moves Like Jagge' '(7.0m)
10 - Bruno Mars – 'The Lazy Song' (6.5m)