The digital age has vastly changed the way that music is marketed, largely due to the effects of piracy and exorbitant record prices, combined with the availability of digital music formats. Instead of releasing an entire CD at once, with radio singles only provided to DJs, artists and music labels have chosen to release digital singles to online retailers. As such, the RIAA certifications for albums are less important, and the number of downloads for digital singles are of more significance.
We’ve got the scoop on the 10 top selling digital singles of all time, so you can see the most popular songs of the past few years.
The Black Eyed Peas – I Got A Feeling
Flo Rida – Low
Lady Gaga – Just Dance
The Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow
Lady Gaga – Poker Face
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Ke$ha – Tik Tok
Timbaland – Apologize
Taylor Swift – Love Story
Flo Rida – Right Round