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Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls, Noise11, photo

Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls

Gotye Has The 4th Biggest Digital Song Of All-Time In America

by Paul Cashmere on January 4, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

After scoring the biggest selling song of 2012 with ‘Somebody That I Used To Know, Noise11 can reveal that the Gotye featuring Kimbra song is also the 4th biggest selling digital song of all-time.

Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls

Gotye: Photo by Gerry Nicholls

According to Nielsen SoundScan, ‘Somebody That I Used To Know’ sold 6,885,000 units in the USA in 2012. That puts it in reach of the biggest seller by Black Eyed Peas if it can clock up another 1.4 million sales.

‘I Gotta Feeling’ is the biggest selling digital song ever with 8,186,000 downloads. Adele is at no. 2 with ‘Rolling In The Deep’ (7,640,000) and LMFAO is at no. 3 with ‘Party Rock Anthem’ (7,463,000).

The Top 10 selling digital songs of all time are:

1. Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling (8,186,000)
2. Adele – Rolling In The Deep (7,640,000)
3. LMFAO – Party Rock Anthem (7,463,000)
4. Gotye featuring Kimbra – Somebody That I Used To Know (6,885,000)
5. Lady Gaga – Poker Face (6,866,000)
6. Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis – Just Dance (6,720,000)
7. Flo Rida featuring T. Pain – Low (6,565,000)
8. Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Boom (6,544,000)
9. Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe (6,474,000)
10. Jason Mraz – I’m Yours (6,436,000)

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