PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (4 weeks)
COMBINED SALES: 1.205 million (April 2018)
DATE OF RELEASE: September 2001
DATE IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: March 2002
Kylie Minogue is one of the most successful female artists of all time. But despite launching her career in 1988, her biggest selling single didn’t arrive until 13 years later! Can’t Get You Out Of My Head, written by Rob Davis and Cathy Dennis, was from Kylie’s 8th album! Cathy Dennis has written several UK Number 1s.
The song sold 77,000 copies on its first day on sale and over 306,000 by the end of the week. It stayed at Number 1 for four weeks and was the most played song of 2001.
Update 28th August 2015:
— bpi music (@bpi_music) August 28, 2015
In April 2018 combined sales were recorded as 1.205 million.