Rihanna Named Biggest Selling Digital Artist Of All Time

5 January 2012, 15:36

The 'You Da One' singer has charted higher than the likes of Lady Gaga and Katy Perry to score the most digital sales ever.

Rihanna has been named the biggest selling digital artist of all time.

The 'We Found Love' singer had sold over 47 million digital downloads at the end of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Black Eyed Peas came in second place selling an over 42 million tracks while 'No Love' rapper Eminem came in third.

Other artists who also appear in the top ten include Katy Perry, Lady Gaga and Beyonce.

This week Adele's '21' was confirmed as the biggest selling album of 2011 in the US after sales of over 5 million.

View the full top 10 biggest selling digital artists of all time below:

1. Rihanna – 47,571,000
2. Black Eyed Peas – 42,405,000
3. Eminem – 42,290,000
4. Lady Gaga – 42,078,000
5. Taylor Swift – 41,821,000
6. Katy Perry – 37,620,000
7. Lil Wayne – 36,788,000
8. Beyonce – 30,439,000
9. Kanye West – 30,242,000
10. Britney Spears – 28,665,000

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