List of best-selling music downloads by year in the United Kingdom

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This is the list of the best-selling music downloads in the UK each year.

Most-downloaded singles by year[edit]

Year Single Artist Record label Ref.
2004 "Vertigo" U2 Universal [1]
2005 "You're Beautiful" Blunt, JamesJames Blunt Warner [2]
2006 "A Moment Like This" Lewis, LeonaLeona Lewis Sony [3]
2007 "Grace Kelly" Mika Universal [4]
2008
2009 "Poker Face" Lady Gaga Warner [5]
2010 "Love the Way You Lie" Eminem featuring Rihanna Universal
2011 "Someone Like You" Adele Beggars
2012 "Somebody That I Used to Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra Universal
2013 "Blurred Lines" Thicke, RobinRobin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Universal

Most-downloaded albums by year[edit]

Year Album Artist Record label Ref.
2006 Eyes Open Snow Patrol Universal [6]
2007 Back to Black Winehouse, AmyAmy Winehouse Universal [4]
2008 Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends Coldplay EMI [6]
2009 The Fame Lady Gaga Universal [6]
2010 Sigh No More Mumford & Sons Universal [6]
2011 21 Adele Beggars [6]
2012
2013 Bad Blood Bastille Universal [7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tony Christie still top download". London: Newsround. 6 April 2005. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Digital Download Factsheet". London: The Official UK Charts Company. January 2007. Archived from the original on 3 March 2007. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Coleman, Maureen. "Superstar Leona on Simon, Jedward, that shock attack and playing Belfast". The Belfast Telegraph (Belfast). Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Cleland, Gary (12 December 2007). "Amy Winehouse tops year end iTunes chart". The Daily Telegraph (London: Telegraph Media). ISSN 0307-1235. OCLC 6412514. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "Lady Gaga crowned queen of the downloads". The Daily Telegraph (London: Telegraph Media). 7 September 2009. ISSN 0307-1235. OCLC 6412514. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  6. ^ a b c d e "Adele and Ed Sheeran push digital albums sales over the 100 million milestone". London: Official Charts Company. 3 August 2012. Archived from the original on 3 August 2012. Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Official Top 40 Biggest Artist Albums Of 2013"

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