2013 was a bumper yr for million sellers. 4 singles crossed the landmark the identical yr they debuted, creating the largest annual haul of million-selling singles since 1998.
Robin Thicke’s Blurred Traces, feat TI and Pharrell Williams, was the largest vendor, clocking up over 1.47 million since its June debut. With 5 non-consecutive weeks on the prime, it was additionally the longest working #1 of 2013.
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Daft Punk’s Get Fortunate, the primary 2013 single to succeed in one million gross sales, reached a million gross sales in simply 69 days and ended the yr at Quantity 2 with a gross sales tally of 1.3 million.
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Avicii claimed the third largest vendor of 2013 and the fastest-selling single, with Wake Me Up, which shifted 267,000 copies in its first week of launch. It spent three weeks at #1, promoting 1.18 million in 2013.
The ultimate million vendor launched in 2013, and solely single by a home-grown artist to hit this gross sales milestone, belonged to Passenger, AKA Mike Rosenberg. Greater than 1.03 million copies have been offered, regardless of Let Her Go by no means truly reaching #1; it peaked at Quantity 2 behind Get Fortunate in April.
Naughty Boy’s La La La, that includes Sam Smith, who received the BRITs Critics’ Selection prize forward of 2014’s ceremony, was fifth – over 941,000 copies offered since its Could launch.
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Gross sales of singles hit 182.2 million in 2013, the second highest in British music historical past, and coming near matching the all-time document of 186.6 million set in 2012.
The Official Prime 40 largest promoting singles of 2013
1 BLURRED LINES ROBIN THICKE/TI/PHARRELL 2 GET LUCKY DAFT PUNK FEAT PHARRELL WILLIAMS 3 WAKE ME UP AVICII 4 LET HER GO PASSENGER 5 LA LA LA NAUGHTY BOY FEAT SAM SMITH 6 ROAR KATY PERRY 7 THRIFT SHOP MACKLEMORE/RYAN LEWIS/WANZ 8 JUST GIVE ME A REASON PINK FEAT NATE RUESS 9 COUNTING STARS ONEREPUBLIC 10 MIRRORS JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE 11 POMPEII BASTILLE 12 WAITING ALL NIGHT RUDIMENTAL FEAT ELLA EYRE 13 CAN’T HOLD US MACKLEMORE/RYAN LEWIS/DALTON 14 LOVE ME AGAIN JOHN NEWMAN 15 BURN ELLIE GOULDING 16 WHEN I WAS YOUR MAN BRUNO MARS 17 I KNEW YOU WERE TROUBLE TAYLOR SWIFT 18 SCREAM & SHOUT WILL I AM FEAT BRITNEY SPEARS 19 I LOVE IT ICONA POP FEAT CHARLI XCX 20 DEAR DARLIN’ OLLY MURS 21 HO HEY LUMINEERS 22 STAY RIHANNA FEAT MIKKY EKKO 23 SUMMERTIME SADNESS LANA DEL REY VS CEDRIC GERVAIS 24 ONE WAY OR ANOTHER (TEENAGE KICKS) ONE DIRECTION 25 TALK DIRTY JASON DERULO FEAT 2 CHAINZ 26 THE MONSTER EMINEM FEAT RIHANNA 27 I COULD BE THE ONE AVICII VS NICKY ROMERO 28 WE CAN’T STOP MILEY CYRUS 29 WHITE NOISE DISCLOSURE FEAT ALUNAGEORGE 30 RADIOACTIVE IMAGINE DRAGONS 31 HOLD ON WE’RE GOING HOME DRAKE FEAT MAJID JORDAN 32 I NEED YOUR LOVE CALVIN HARRIS/ELLIE GOULDING 33 BANG BANG WILL I AM 34 SOMEWHERE ONLY WE KNOW LILY ALLEN 35 NEED U (100 PERCENT) DUKE DUMONT FEAT AME 36 PLAY HARD DAVID GUETTA FEAT NE-YO & AKON 37 WHAT ABOUT US SATURDAYS FEAT SEAN PAUL 38 WILD JESSIE J/BIG SEAN/D RASCAL 39 THE OTHER SIDE JASON DERULO 40 DRINKING FROM THE BOTTLE CALVIN HARRIS FEAT TINIE TEMPAH
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