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Best Selling Singles
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SALES CERTIFICATES
SINGLES

Silver: UK 200,000
~ US n/a
Gold: UK 400,000
~ US: 500,000
Platinum: UK 600,000
~ US:1,000,000
ALBUMS
Silver: UK 60,000
~ US: n/a
Gold: UK 100,000 ~ US: 500,000
Platinum: UK 300,000 ~ US: 1,000,000
Diamond: UK n/a ~ US: 10,000,000
based on the total units sold, or shipped to the retailers.
US Downloads: Silver 500,000 ~ Gold 1,000,000 ~ Plat 10,000,000

SINGLES
8,000,000 plus SALES
WORLDWIDE
COMPILIED IN 2011
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50 Million +
White Christmas - Bing Crosby 1942
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33 Million
Candle In The Wind / Something About the Way You Look Tonight - Elton John 1997
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30 Million
Silent Night - Bing Crosby 1935

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25 Million
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley and His Comets 1954
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20 Million
Diana - Paul Anka 1957
We Are the World - USA for Africa 1985
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19 Million
If I Didn't Care - The Ink Spots 1939

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18 Million
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Gene Autry 1949
Yes Sir, I Can Boogie - Baccara 1977
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16 Million
Lady -
Kenny Rogers 1980
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14 Million
Wind of Change -
Scorpions 1991
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13.2 Million
I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas 2009
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13 Million

Sukiyaki - Kyu Sakamoto 1961
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12.8 Million

TiK ToK - Kesha 2009
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12 Million
I Want To Hold Your Hand - The Beatles 1964
Y.M.C.A - Village People 1978
I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston 1992
My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion 1998

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11.5 Million
Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks 1974
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11 Million
Paper Doll - Mills Brothers 1943
Kung Fu Fighting
- Biddu and Carl Douglas 1974
Rock Your Baby - George McCrae 1974
The Last Farewell - Roger Whittaker 1975
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10 Million
Wabash Cannonball - Roy Acuff 1942
I'm a Believer -
The Monkees 1966
A Whiter Shade of Pale -
Procol Harum 1967
Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep -
Middle of the Road 1971
Fernando -
ABBA 1976
(Every Thing I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams 1991

Believe
- Cher 1998
Hips Don't Lie -
Shakira ft Wyclef Jean 2006
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9.8 Million

Poker Face - Lady Gaga 2009
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9.7 Million

Bad Romance - Lady Gaga 2009
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9.3 Million
Love the Way You Lie - Eminem ft Rihanna 2010
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9.1 Million

Lollipop - Lil Wayne 2008
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9 Million
Baby One More Time -
Britney Spears 1998
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8.5 Million
Whenever, Wherever - Shakira 2001
Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas 2009

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8.4 Million
I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry 2008
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8.2 Million

Soba ni Iru ne - Thelma Aoyama 2008
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8.1 Million

Jason Mraz - I'm Yours 2008
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8 Million
Move On Up a Little Higher - Mahalia Jackson 1948
Hey Jude
- The Beatles 1968
Those Were the Days - Mary Hopkin 1968
Venus -
Shocking Blue 1969
You're My Heart, You're My Soul
- Modern Talking 1984
Smells Like Teen Spirit -
Nirvana 1991
Hero -
Enrique Iglesias 2001
Low -
Flo Rida 2007
Flavor of Life -
Utada Hikaru 2007

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UK ~ TOP 60
All-Time Best Selling Singles as of
2005

01. "Candle In The Wind '97" - Elton John (4.86 million)
"Do They Know It's Christmas?" - Band Aid (3.55m)
"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen (2.13m)
"Mull Of Kintyre" - Wings (2.05m)
"Rivers Of Bablyon" / "Brown Girl In The Ring" - Boney M (1.985m)
"You're The One That I Want" - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John (1.975m)
"Relax" - Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1.91m)

"She Loves You" - The Beatles (1.89m)

"Unchained Melody" - Robson & Jerome (1.84m)

10. "Mary's Boychild / Oh My Lord" - Boney M (1.79m)
"Evergreen" / "Anything Is Possible" - Will Young (1.78m)

"Love Is All Around" - Wet Wet Wet (1.78m)

"I Just Called To Say I Love You" - Stevie Wonder (1.775m)
"I Want To Hold Your Hand" - The Beatles (1.75m)
"Barbie Girl" - Aqua (1.72m)

"Believe" - Cher (1.67m)
"Perfect Day" - Various Artists (1.55m)

"(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" - Bryan Adams (1.53m)

"Tears" - Ken Dodd (1.52m)

20.
"Can't Buy Me Love" - The Beatles (1.52m)
"Summer Nights" - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John (1.52m)

"Two Tribes" - Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1.51m)

"Imagine" - John Lennon (1.49m)
"Baby One More Time" - Britney Spears (1.45m)

"Don't You Want Me" - The Human League (1.43m)
"Last Christmas" - Wham! (1.42m)

"I Feel Fine" - The Beatles (1.41m)

"I'll Be Missing You" - Puff Daddy and Faith Evans (1.41m)

"Karma Chameleon" - Culture Club (1.41m)

30. "The Carnival is Over" - The Seekers (1.40m)
"Rock Around The Clock" - Bill Haley and his Comets (1.39m)

"Day Tripper" / "We Can Work It Out" - The Beatles (1.39m)

"Y.M.C.A." - Village People (1.38)
"Careless Whisper" - George Michael (1.37m)

"Release Me" - Engelbert Humperdinck (1.37m)

"I Will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston (1.36m)

"Unchained Melody" - Gareth Gates (1.34m)

"The Power Of Love" - Jennifer Rush (1.32m)

"My Heart Will Go On" - Celine Dion (1.31m)

40. "Wannabe" - Spice Girls (1.27m)
"Killing Me Softly" - The Fugees (1.27m)
"Never Ever" - All Saints (1.25m)
"Gangsta's Paradise" - Coolio featuring LV (1.25m)
"Diana" - Paul Anka (1.24m)
"Think Twice" - Celine Dion (1.23m)

"It's Now Or Never" - Elvis Presley (1.21m)

"Green Green Grass Of Home" - Tom Jones (1.21m)

"Come On Eileen" - Dexy's Midnight Runners with the Emerald Express (1.20m)

"It Wasn't Me" - Shaggy featuring RikRok (1.18m)

50.
"Heart Of Glass" - Blondie (1.18m)
"Mary's Boy Child" - Harry Belafonte (1.18m)
"The Last Waltz" - Engelbert Humperdinck (1.16m)
"Bright Eyes" - Art Garfunkel (1.16m)
"Heartbeat" / "Tragedy" - Steps (1.15m)
"Don't Give Up On Us" - David Soul (1.15m)
"I Love You Love Me Love" - Gary Glitter (1.14m)
"Tainted Love" - Soft Cell (1.14m)
"Stranger On the Shore" - Mr Acker Bilk/ Leon Young String Chorale (1.13m)
"It's Like That" - Run DMC vs Jason Nevins (1.12m)
60. "Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!" - The Teletubbies (1.11m)

BEST SELLING ALBUMS