Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 for thirteen weeks weeks in January 2017

COMBINED SALES: 2.4 million (June 2017)

RELEASE DATE: January 2017

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: March 2017

Shape of You was released in January 2017 as one of the two lead singles from his third album ÷ alongside Castle On The Hill. Shape of You proved to the most popular of the two, in terms of streaming and downloading, and the single took just eight weeks before selling its million copy and becoming a double platinum single.

Shape of You became a platinum seller on 3rd February 2017 on its fourth week on sale.

For the first five weeks whilst Shape of You was at Number 1, Castle on the Hill was at Number 2. Here are the other occasions where one artist has held the Number 1 and 2 positions at the same time.

Some dance remixes were released in February 2017 before Ed performed the song with grime artist Stormzy at The Brits 2017. The full recording of the Stormzy Remix was released and gave Shape of You its second best weekly sale to date.

Sheeran released his album on Friday 3rd March 2017 and on that day Shape of You was announced as a double platinum seller. Alan Jones of Music Week wrote:

Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You registers an emphatic eighth straight week atop the singles chart, with the new Stromzy and Major Lazer mixes of the song – particularly the former – making a major contribution to its 144,385 sales (including 73,005 from streaming), its highest tally since it sold 226,808 copies on debut. That brings cumulative sales of Shape Of You (including 516,190 from streams) to more than a million – 1,004,732 to be precise, using the new 1;150 streaming conversion rate, though an interrogation of the Official Charts Company database returns a figure of 1,262,827, as it continues to use the historic 1:100 streaming conversion rate for everything but the chart itself. So Shape Of You is approaching half a million (paid-for) sales, has just topped the million mark and has surpassed 1.25m, depending on how you look at it.

 

On 4th March 2017 Shape of You was announced as Ed Sheeran’s third biggest seller of all time (although it will likely overtake The A Team to become his second soon). The OCC wrote:

It may have been in our lives for only a couple of months, but Shape Of You is already nudging its way into the history books and Ed’s all-time Top 3. Since its release in January, Shape of You has been downloaded over 488.500 times and has notched up 77.43 million streams.

This is the first time that a song has been announced as a million seller whilst still at Number 1 since Drake’s epic 15 week run at the top in 2016.

On 10-3-2017, Shape Of You scored its ninth week at Number 1 – the first time two consecutive singles have reigned at the top for nine weeks (the previous one was Rockabye by Clean Bandit). On this date, Ed Sheeran broke records which will probably never be broken again. He had the top six places in the chart, and nine out of ten places in the Top Ten. All sixteen tracks from his new album, ÷, entered the Top 20. Such domination of the chart has simply never happened before and probably never will again! Read more in James Masterton’s Chart Watch UK column.

On 4-4-2017, sales figures were confirmed as 1.8 million which included 604,000 downloads and 121 million streams.

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/shape%20of%20you/

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James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 for three weeks in September/October 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (March 2017)

RELEASE DATE: September 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: January 2017

James Arthur had one of the most successful winners singles ever when he won The X Factor in 2012 with Impossible. He returned to the chart later in 2013 before spectularly allowing himself to implode and seriously damage his reputation with a series of stupid and ignorant comments and lyrics. He was dropped by Syco in 2014.

In September 2016 he returned to the chart with a superb modern day love song, Say You Won’t Let Go. He was re-signed by Syco whilst the song reached Number 1 after just three weeks on sale.

The song spent three weeks at the top and was downloaded by the million whilst spending 16 weeks in the Top 10. By the time the single made its combined millionth sale in January 2017 the single was still in the Top 20. As of March 2017 the single has spent 25 consecutive weeks in the Top 40.

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Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/say%20you%20won’t%20let%20go/

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The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – Closer

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 in September 2016 (for 4 weeks)

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (January 2017)

RELEASE DATE: August 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: December 2016 (estimated)

The Chainsmokers started out as a novelty dance group, with their song #selfie reaching the Top 20 in 2014. In 2016 they returned in a massive way with hits Roses and Don’t Let Me Down. But it was Closer that went stratospheric! It was the song of the Autumn.

Closer first charted at Number 33 in August 2016. It gradually climbed the chart and reached the summit in its fifth week on release. It stayed at the top for four weeks altogether. By November the song was still in the Top 3 and it enjoyed 16 weeks in the Top 10. As of January 2017 the single is still in the Top 30.

The song made its millionth combined sale in December 2016. It ended the year with sales of 1,143,000 and was the seventh biggest selling single of 2016.

 

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/closer/

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Fifth Harmony featuring Ty Dolla $ign – Work From Home

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in April 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1 million (November 2016)

RELEASE DATE: March 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: 16th November 2016

Work From Home, by American girl band, Fifth Harmony, was released in March 2016 and it debuted at Number 23 in its first week on sale. Within three weeks it had reached the Top Ten and in its fifth week on sale it peaked at Number 2. It spent 11 weeks in the Top Ten and six more in the Top 20. At the beginning of the year Work From Home had combined sales of 748,000. By November 2016 it was still in the Top 100.

On the 16th November 2016 news broke that it had reached combined sales of 1 million copies, which included 311,000 downloads and almost 70 million streams.

Sources:

http://www.digitalspy.com/music/news/a814293/fifth-harmony-win-their-first-ever-million-selling-single-in-the-uk/

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Calum Scott – Dancing On My Own

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in August 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.2m (March 2017)

RELEASE DATE: April 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: 11th November 2016 (estimate)

Calum Scott was a contestant in the 2015 series of Britain’s Got Talent. He performed a well received version of the song which he released in April of the following year. The song debuted at Number 4 in April and slowly climbed as high as Number 2 in August. By the end of August the single was certified platinum with sales of 600,000.

In October a Tiesto remix of the song was released which added to its success. By the end of October the record was rapidly approaching a million in combined sales. Its millionth combined sale came around the 11th November, in its 30th week on sale. It has spent 15 weeks in the Top Ten and four more in the Top 20.

The vast majority of its sales come from streaming rather than downloads (which has been the norm of 2016).

Scott’s version of Dancing On My Own has, of course, been very successful, but it is frequently compared on Twitter to the original version by Robyn which was released in 2010 (Robyn’s version usually described as the best).

At the end of 2016, combined sales were announced as 1.11 million and Dancing On My Own was announced as the 12th biggest selling single of the year.

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Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/dancing%20on%20my%20own/

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Update 15-2-2017

Downloads for the single were confirmed as 538,000.

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Justin Timberlake – Can’t Stop The Feeling!

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in May 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.2m (February 2017)

RELEASE DATE: June 2011

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: 1st November 2016

Justin Timberlake has a long pop career, starting out as a member of American boy band NSYNC in the 1990s and early 2000s. After the group split, Timberlake released his very successful debut album, Justified and his profile rapidly raised. He scored his first Number 1 in 2006 with Sexyback. After an absence of a few years, he returned in 2013 and scored a massive hit single with Mirrors which, as of November 2013, has sold over 930,000 copies.

In 2016 Justin Timberlake became the voice artist of one of the main characters in the movie, Trolls. He released the incredibly catchy single, Can’t Stop The Feeling! in May of that year. The song debuted at Number 3 – no mean feat in an era where singles tend to build traction for streams. This proves the quality of the song.

It climbed to Number 2 where it stayed for four weeks. It stayed in the Top Ten for ten weeks straight and the song was still in the Top 40 in November 2016.

In September, the single had combined sales of 852470. At the beginning of November 2016 the single was announced as Timberlake’s first combined million selling single with a split of sales and streams of around half and half.

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/can’t%20stop%20the%20feeling/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/justin-timberlakes-official-top-20-biggest-songs__15053/

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Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in November 2012

COMBINED SALES: 1.013 million (October 2016)

RELEASE DATE: November 2012

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: October 2016 (estimated)

Bruno Mars can sure produce huge smash hits. The 2010s was a massively impressive decade for him.

Locked Out Of Heaven was the lead single from his new album Unorthodox Jukebox. It was widely expected to be a massive second album from him. Locked Out Of Heaven flew to Number 2 in the chart and it lingered in the Top 10 for ten straight weeks, and 31 consecutive weeks in the Top 75.

It continued to sell in small amounts and it remained on the playlist of some radio stations for nearly a year after its release.

In April 2014, Locked Out Of Heaven was announced as the 66th most downloaded track of all time.

16.1 million streams and 852,000 sales have helped the record rise over that 1 million combined sales milestone and the combined sales figure reported in October 2016 was 1,013,000.

 

 

On 8th October 2016, The Official Charts Company celebrated What Makes You Beautiful as the 167th million seller as it sold a million copies (not including streaming).

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/locked%20out%20of%20heaven/

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Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna – This Is What You Came For

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in May 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.34 million (February 2017)

RELEASE DATE: May 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: September 2016

Calvin Harris and Rihanna both added to their list of million sellers with their 2016 smash hit This Is What You Came For.

Released in May 2016, the single entered the chart at Number 2. It stayed in the Top Five for ten weeks and in the Top Ten for 15 weeks altogether. As of February 2017, the single is still in the Top 100 after 40 weeks on the chart.

The song was co-written by Harris’ then girlfriend, Taylor Swift.

The song was announced as a million seller in September 2016 with sales of 1.065 million.

By the end of December 2016 the single had combined sales of 1.284 million and was the year’s fifth biggest selling single.

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/this%20is%20what%20you/

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Update 15-2-2017

Sales figures were confirmed as 460,000 downloads and 88 million streams – 1,340,000 combined.

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Sia featuring Sean Paul – Cheap Thrills

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in April 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.46m (December 2016)

RELEASE DATE: February 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: August 2016 (estimate)

In February 2016 Sia released what was to become her third combined sales million seller (Titanium and Chandelier being the others).

Cheap Thrills features Sean Paul, but the Official Charts Company don’t credit him on the single’s release, so the single was credited only to Sia.

The song entered the chart at Number 41 in February and reached the Top Ten six weeks later. The song remained in the Top Ten for 16 weeks, with four of them at Number 2, its peak position.

In May the single had been announced as a combined sales platinum seller.

The single sold its millionth copy at some point in August and was then announced as a double platinum combined sales seller at the beginning of September 2016.

In October the single was the fourth biggest seller of the year with 1.281 million sales.

By November the single had combined sales of 1.394 million copies.

Cheap Thrills is far and away Sean Paul’s biggest seller.

At the end of 2016 Cheap Thrills announced Cheap Thrills as the third biggest selling single of the year with combined sales of 1.46 million.

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/cheap%20thrills/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/sean-pauls-official-top-20-biggest-selling-singles-revealed__17132/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/the-official-top-40-biggest-songs-of-2016-so-far-revealed__14476/

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By November 2016 the song doesn’t seem to have an official video – just audio and lyrics videos.

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Zara Larsson – Lush Life

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PEAK POSITION: Number 3 in March 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (January 2017)

RELEASE DATE: March 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: 12th August 2016

Lush Life was one of the most successful songs ever by a Swedish artist.

Lush Life was one of the songs of the summer of 2016. It climbed up from Number 88 on the chart, its first chart position in January 2016. It gradually climbed as high as Number 3 in March. It lingered in the Top Ten for 13 weeks altogether, but then continued to sell and stream. It was still in the chart by December 2016. It then exited and return in January 2017! As of January 2017 it has spent 51 weeks in the Top 100.

A remix, featuring Tinie Tempah, was released in February 2016.

The song had combined sales of a million on 12th August 2016 (announced by Music Week).

By the end of the year the single had combined sales of 1.16 million and it was the sixth biggest selling single of 2016.

 

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/lush%20life/

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Rihanna featuring Drake – Work

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in March 2016

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (March 2017)

RELEASE DATE: February 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: 12th August 2016

Rihanna extends her incredible run of million selling singles with Work, a tuneless single released in 2016.

It features Drake on vocals.

The single entered the chart at Number 13 and four weeks later peaked at Number 2 for two weeks. It spent 12 weeks in the Top Ten and, as of February 2017, has spent 42 weeks in the Top 100.

By 12th August 2016, Music Week confirmed combined sales as 1,002,932. By the end of the year sales had grown to 1.135 million. Work was the ninth biggest selling single of 2016.

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Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/work/

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Ed Sheeran – Photograph

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PEAK POSITION: Number 15 in July 2015

COMBINED SALES: 1.098 million (January 2017)

RELEASE DATE: July 2014

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: 12th August 2016

Photograph initially charted as an album track when Ed Sheeran released his album, X, in July 2014. It entered the chart at Number 44. It enjoyed several brief runs in the Top 100 for most of the next year, spending 25 weeks on the chart before being released as an official single in May 2015.

Photograph peaked at Number 15 in July 2015 on its 32nd week on sale! This was during a 50 week consecutive chart run. The single has spent 84 weeks on the chart as of January 2017 (it actually re-entered the Top 75 in January 2017 after renewed interest when Sheeran released new singles).

In June 2016 it was revealed that Sheeran was being sued by two songwriters after they identified a ‘striking similarity’ between Photograph and Matt Cardle‘s single ‘Amazing’. Compare them both here. The dispute was settled out of court in April 2017.

In August 2016 Music Week announced that sales of Photograph were now at one million (1,003,461 to be precise).

In January 2017 the OCC announced that combined sales of Photograph were 1,098,200 which included 73.5 million streams.

Photograph is Ed Sheeran’s fourth million seller as an artist, the others being The A Team, Thinking Out Loud and Sing. He has a million seller as a writer of Justin Bieber’s Love Yourself.

In March 2017 sales figures were confirmed as 73.5 million streams and download sales of 363,200.

Chart Journey:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/photograph/

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Calvin Harris featuring Disciples – How Deep Is Your Love

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in August 2015

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (March 2017)

RELEASE DATE: July 2015

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: July 2016 (estimated)

During the 2010s, Calvin Harris was one of the biggest selling producers in the world. His singles were consistently selling in vast quantities.

He teamed up with dance artists Disciples, and vocalist Ina Wroldsen (uncredited) and produced the smash hit, How Deep Is Your Love.

It entered the chart at Number 7 in July 2015 and then stayed in the Top Ten for 12 straight weeks and was still in the Top 100 in May 2016.

This is Calvin Harris’ second million seller after We Found Love made it (with Rihanna).

In September 2016 the OCC announced the combined sales of How Deep Is Your Love as 1,119,000 which included just over 400,000 downloads.

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Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/calvin-harris-official-top-20-biggest-uk-singles-revealed__16410/

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/how%20deep%20is%20your%20love/

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Gerry & The Pacemakers – You’ll Never Walk Alone

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (for 4 weeks) in November 1963

SALES: 1m (correct on 14th July 2016)

RELEASE DATE: October 1963

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: 14th July 2016

You’ll Never Walk Alone is best known as the anthem of Liverpool Football Club. In fact, it started out as a showtune – from the musical Carousel.

Liverpool fans loved it so much in the 1960s that they adopted it as their anthem. Celtic also adopted it.

It has been covered many times by many artists, but the most famous recording is now a million seller. Gerry and the Pacemakers had enjoyed two number 1s and became the first group ever to have three Number 1s with their first three hits when You’ll Never Walk Alone reached the top of the charts.

Altogether it had 22 weeks on the chart. In 2012 it was around 40,000 copies short of selling its millionth.

Another cover reached Number 1 in 1985. It was recorded by a collaboration , including Gerry Marsden, called The Crowd. It was used to raise funds for victims’ families of the 1985 Bradford City Football Club fire.

In 2012, when the verdict of the inquest into the awful Hillsborough disaster was announced, the song reached Number 1 on iTunes and re-entered the full chart at Number 12.

It was finally announced as a million seller in July 2012.

 

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/you’ll%20never%20walk%20alone/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/nicki-minajs-starships-becomes-latest-single-to-pass-a-million-sales-in-the-uk__15646/

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Nicki Minaj – Starships

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PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in March 2012

SALES: 1m (correct in July 2016)

RELEASE DATE: June 2011

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: 14th July 2016

Throughout her career, Nicki Minaj has been a collaborator with many different artists on many different songs. But, when Starships was released in February 2012, she had a massive solo success on her hands.

Starships is typical Minaj – completely bonkers, completely catchy and completely brilliant. It was a huge smash in Spring 2012, peaking at Number 2 in March (almost becoming the first solo female rapper to top the charts).

After entering the charts at Number 16 on its release, Starships climbed into the Top 10 a week later and spent 11 weeks in the Top 10 altogether. It remained in the charts until November 2012 when it finally left the Top 100. It returned for a few weeks in 2013. In June 2015 it was announced as one of the Top 40 biggest selling singles of the decade. Since then it has sold a few hundred copies a week (Music Week 20th May 2016).

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/starships/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/nicki-minajs-starships-becomes-latest-single-to-pass-a-million-sales-in-the-uk__15646/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/official-biggest-selling-singles-of-the-decade-so-far-revealed__9873/

http://www.officialcharts.com/chart-news/official-biggest-selling-singles-of-the-decade-so-far-revealed__9873/

On 28th April 2017 the OCC re-confirmed the single as a million seller. It stated that its streams were 14.1 million since 2014.

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Mike Posner – I Took A Pill In Ibiza (SeeB Remix)

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 in March/April 2016 (for 4 weeks)

COMBINED SALES: 1.4 million (December 2016)

RELEASE DATE: February 2016

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: July 2016

I Took A Pill In Ibiza was a chilled out 2015 pop song from American artist, Mike Posner.

It fell into the hands of remixers SeeB. They remixed the song to popular acclaim.

The song was a smash hit in the UK. On its fifth week after release ‘Ibiza’ was in the Top 3 of the charts where it stayed for nine weeks, including four at Number 1.

Altogether it enjoyed 15 weeks in the Top 10 and it stayed in the Top 100 until December 2016. It left the chart but re-entered in 2017.

A tale of how drugs can mess up somebody, the song was all over the radio during the summer of 2016 and it became a million seller in July. Music Week announced its sales as 1,058,000.

By the end of the year combined sales were at over 1.4 million (including sales of the original song in 2015 which were around 22,000). It was the fourth biggest selling song of 2016.

 

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/i%20took%20a%20pill/

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Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis – Just Dance

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 in January 2009

COMBINED SALES: 1.022 million (February 2017)

RELEASE DATE: January 2009

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: July 2016

Just Dance was the debut single from pop icon Lady Gaga. It was released in January 2009 and it entered the chart at Number 3. It climbed to Number 1 a week later and was there for three weeks in total. Four weeks at Number 2 and ten weeks in the Top Ten altogether meant huge sales for the record. It stayed in the Top 100 until October 2009, before re-entering the Top 100 and enjoying another 16 week run. As of January 2017 it has spent 59 weeks in the Top 100.

Lady Gaga followed up Just Dance with Pokerface and, later, Bad Romance which are also million sellers.

By the end of its first chart run Just Dance had sold around 900,000 copies.

When streams are taken into account Just Dance achieved a combined sale of 1 million on 1st July 2016 when Music Week reported combined sales of 1,000,505.

Over the years it has sold a few more with downloads recorded as 957,400 in September 2016.

 

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/just%20dance/

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Update: 1-2-2017

The OCC confirmed sales of Poker Face as 1,022,000 which was made up of 959,000 downloads and physical purchases and 6.3 million streams.

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Maroon 5 – Sugar

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PEAK POSITION: Number 7 in February 2015 and April 2015

COMBINED SALES: 1 million (July 2016)

RELEASE DATE: January 2015

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: 1st July 216

Maroon 5’s second combined sales million seller (after Moves Like Jagger) came from a song which may have only peaked at Number 7, but was streamed in huge numbers.

Sugar entered the chart at Number 55 in January 2015 and peaked at Number 7 in its fifth week on sale. It stayed in the Top 10 for 11 weeks altogether, reaching Number 7 for another couple of weeks in April 2015.

The single stayed in the Top 40 for 27 weeks and, as of January 2017, has spent 45 weeks in the Top 100.

Sugar may have only peaked at Number 7, but its overall sales mainly came from streaming and so the single was actually the 13th biggest selling single of 2015.

On 1st July 2016 Music Week announced it as a million seller, with 1,003,884 combined sales.

Sugar is the second sweetner-themed single to become a combined million seller, the other being Archie’s Sugar, Sugar in 1969.

 

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/sugar/

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Jason Derulo – Want To Want Me

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PEAK POSITION: Number 1 in June 2015 (4 weeks)

COMBINED SALES: 1 million (July 2016)

RELEASE DATE: June 2015

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: 1st July 2016

Jason Derulo’s fourth UK Number 1 was a total smash, selling its combined millionth copy in July 2016.

It entered the chart at Number 1 and it was there for four weeks. Altogether it spent 6 weeks in the Top 10 and 14 weeks in the Top 20. As on January 2017 it has spent 46 weeks in the Top 100.

When it sold its millionth copy just under half a million of its combined sales were from downloads.

The song was the 16th biggest selling single of 2015.

The song produced a notable cover version which combined it with I Want You To Want Me, sang by YouTube star Andie. Her cover reached Number 24 in the charts a month after Derulo first charted.

 

Sources:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/want%20to%20want%20me/

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The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face

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PEAK POSITION: Number 3

COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (February 2017)

RELEASE DATE: June 2015

WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION COMBINED SALES: June 2016 (estimated)

Can’t Feel My Face was released in June 2015 and immediately drew comparisons with the work of  Michael Jackson. Its success is well deserved – it’s a terrific record.

Entering at Number 56 the single climbed slowly to its peak, Number 3, in its tenth week on release. Three weeks later it was back at Number 3. The single spent nine weeks in the Top Ten and 17 weeks in the Top 20. As of February 2017, Can’t Feel My Face has enjoyed 54 weeks on the chart.

 

Chart History:

http://www.officialcharts.com/search/singles/feel%20my%20face/

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