Stats: US Top 10 best selling digital songs by year (2005-2016)

November 27, 2016 4:59 am 33 comments Views: 9
These are the top 10 best selling digital songs by year since 2005 until 2016 (so far) in the US according to Soundscan

Let’s look at the rise and fall of Digital music in the last 11 years

2016: (so far)
01 – 2.35 – CAN’T STOP THE FEELING – Justin Timberlake
02 – 2.19 – MY HOUSE – Flo Rida
03 – 2.07 – 7 YEARS – Lukas Graham
04 – 1.95 – ONE DANCE – Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla
05 – 1.92 – CLOSER – The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
06 – 1.81 – STRESSED OUT – twenty one pilots
07 – 1.78 – LOVE YOURSELF – Justin Bieber
08 – 1.73 – WORK – Rihanna feat. Drake
09 – 1.72 – DON’T LET ME DOWN – The Chainsmokers feat. Daya
10 – 1.70 – CHEAP THRILLS – Sia feat. Sean Paul

2015:
1 Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk!" 5,529,000
2 Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud" 3,976,000
3 Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, "See You Again" 3,801,000
4 Adele, "Hello" 3,712,000
5 Maroon 5, "Sugar" 3,343,000
6 Walk the Moon, "Shut Up and Dance" 2,986,000
7 Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen" 2,730,000
8 OMI, "Cheerleader" 2,698,000
9 The Weekend, "The Hills" 2,586,000
10 Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood" 2,580,000

2014:
1 PHARRELL WILLIAMS HAPPY 6,455,000
2 JOHN LEGEND ALL OF ME 4,674,000
3 KATY PERRY FEAT. JUICY J DARK HORSE 4,430,000
4 MEGHAN TRAINOR ALL ABOUT THAT BASS 4,357,000
5 IGGY AZALEA FEAT. CHARLI XCX FANCY 3,974,000
6 JASON DERULO FEAT. 2 CHAINZ TALK DIRTY 3,959,000
7 DJ SNAKE & LIL JON TURN DOWN FOR WHAT 3,449,000
8 TAYLOR SWIFT SHAKE IT OFF 3,431,000
9 IDINA MENZEL LET IT GO 3,370,000
10 SAM SMITH STAY WITH ME 3,340.000

2013:
01 – 6,498,000 – BLURRED LINES – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell
02 – 6,148,000 – THRIFT SHOP – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz
03 – 5,496,000 – RADIOACTIVE – Imagine Dragons
04 – 4,691,000 – CRUISE – Florida Georgia Line
05 – 4,415,000 – ROYALS – Lorde
06 – 4,410,000 – ROAR – Katy Perry
07 – 4,321,000 – JUST GIVE ME A REASON – P!nk feat. Nate Ruess
08 – 4,260,000 – CAN’T HOLD US – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton
09 – 3,928,000 – WHEN I WAS YOUR MAN – Bruno Mars
10 – 3,854,000 – STAY – Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko

2012:
1 SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW / GOTYE FT. KIMBRA 6,801,000
2 CALL ME MAYBE / CARLY RAE JEPSEN 6,472,000
3 WE ARE YOUNG / FUN. FT. JANELLE MONAE 5,948,000
4 PAYPHONE / MAROON 5 FT. WIZ KHALIFA 4,757,000
5 STARSHIPS / NICKI MINAJ 3,979,000
6 WHAT MAKES YOU BEAUTIFUL / ONE DIRECTION 3,881,000
7 SOME NIGHTS / FUN. 3,839,000
8 STRONGER / KELLY CLARKSON 3,823,000
9 GANGNAM STYLE / PSY 3,592,000
10 ONE MORE NIGHT / MAROON 5 3,461,000

2011:
1 Rolling In the Deep/ Adele 5,813,000
2 Party Rock Anthem/ LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett & G 5,468,000
3 E.T./ Katy Perry 4,829,000
4 Moves Like Jagger/ Maroon 5 feat Christina Aguilera 4,111,000
5 Give Me Everything/ Pitbull feat Ne-yo,Afrojack 3,875,000
6 Pumped Up Kicks/ Foster the People 3,843,000
7 Someone Like You/ Adele 3,750,000
8 F**k You (Forget You)/ Cee Lo Green 3,724,000
9 Super Bass/ Nicki Minaj 3,608,000
10. Born This Way/ Lady Gaga 3,476,000

2010:
1 California Gurls/ Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg 4,398,000
2 Hey, Soul Sister/ Train 4,314,000
3 Love The Way You Lie/ Eminem feat. Rihanna 4,245,000
4 Dynamite/ Taio Cruz 4,083,000
5 Airplanes/ B.o.B. feat. Hayley Williams 4,004,000
6 OMG/ Usher feat. Will.i.am 3,763,000
7 Not Afraid/ Eminem 3,414,000
8 Just The Way You Are/ Bruno Mars 3,276,000
9 Break Your Heart/ Taio Cruz feat. Ludacris 3,245,000
10. Need You Now/ Lady Antebellum 3,182,000

2009:
1 Boom Boom Pow/ Black Eyed Peas 4,762,000
2 I Gotta Feeling/ Black Eyed Peas 4,426,000
3 Poker Face/ Lady Gaga 4,381,000
4 Right Round/ Flo Rida feat. Ke$ ha 4,135,000
5 Just Dance/ Lady Gaga feat. Colby O’Donis 3,200,000
6 Party In The U.S.A./ Miley Cyrus 3,165,000
7 Down/ Jan Sean feat. Lil Wayne 3,052,000
8 Gives You Hell/ All-American Rejects 2,880,000
9 Fireflies/ Owl City 2,748,000
10. Whatcha Say/ Jason Derulo 2,712,000

2008
1 Bleeding Love/ Leona Lewis 3,420,000
2 Lollipop/ Lil Wayne Feat. Static Major 3,161,000
3 Low/ Flo Rida Feat. T-Pain 2,979,000
4 I Kissed A Girl/ Katy Perry 2,977,000
5 Viva La Vida/ Coldplay 2,914,000
6 Disturbia/ Rihanna 2,766,000
7 Whatever You Like/ T.I. 2,682,000
8 I’m Yours/ Jason Mraz 2,655,000
9 No Air/ Jordin Sparks Duet w/ Chris Brown 2,612,000
10. So What/ Pink 2,590,000

2007
1 Crank That/ Soulja Boy Tell’Em 2,909,000
2 Hey There Delilah/ Plain White T’s 2,566,000
3 Big Girls Don’t Cry/ Fergie 2,525,000
4 Girlfriend/ Avril Lavigne 2,415,000
5 Apologize/ Timbaland feat. Onerepublic 2,371,000
6 Umbrella/ Rihanna 2,359,000
7 Stronger/ Kanye West 2,328,000
8 Sweet Escape/ Gwen Stefani 2,251,000
9 Glamorous/ Fergie feat. Ludacris 2,169,000
10. The Way I Are/ Timbaland feat. Keri Hilson 1,943,000

2006
1 Bad Day / Daniel Powter 2,015,594
2 Promiscuous / Nelly Furtado 1,709,274
3 Sexyback / Justin Timberlake 1,657,798
4 Crazy / Gnarls Barkley 1,629,467
5 You’re Beautiful / James Blunt 1,623,417
6 Over My Head (Cable Car) / Fray 1,570,207
7 How to Save a Life / Fray 1,559,704
8 Temperature / Sean Paul 1,533,362
9 Ridin’ / Chamillionaire 1,417,178
10. Hips Don’t Lie / Shakira 1,410,237

2005
1. Hollaback Girl / Gwen Stefani 1,171,672
2. Gold Digger / Kanye West 1,089,665
3. Beverly Hills / Weezer 961,988
4. Since U Been Gone / Kelly Clarkson 960,341
5. My Humps / Black Eyed Peas 917,807
6. Mr. Brightside / Killers 889,323
7. Sugar, We’re Goin Down / Fall Out Boy 830,835
8. Don’t Phunk with My… / Black Eyed Peas 815,753
9. You and Me / Lifehouse 808,991
10. Boulevard of Broken Dreams / Green Day 803,790

ATRL – Charts

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