Lady GaGa Tops All Time Downloads
Lady Ga Ga has come out on the top of an all-time U.K singles download chart. The chart covers the last five years since legal downloading began. Ga Ga’s single “Poker Face” is officially the most downloaded single in U.K history, with a whopping 779,000 digital sales. Not content with occupying the top spot, Lady Ga Ga also took third position with “Just Dance” which scored 700,000 digital sales. An unknown in January of this year, Lady Ga Ga has come to dominate the music industry and have two of her self written tracks in the top 3 of the all time download chart. In response to the news of her achievement Lady Ga Ga said "I am honoured to be the songwriter and performer behind the number one and number three all-time most downloaded songs in history in the UK”.
Also appearing twice on the list is Leona Lewis with “Bleeding Love” and her cover of the snow patrol classic “Run”. Interestingly, all of the top five tracks appearing in the chart were released within the last year, proving the growth in popularity of legal downloading and how vital the format has become to the Music Industry.
All-time British official downloads top 10:
1 "Poker Face" -- Lady Gaga
2 "Sex On Fire" -- Kings Of Leon
3 "Just Dance" -- Lady Gaga
4 "Use Somebody" -- Kings Of Leon
5 "In For The Kill" -- La Roux
6 "Run" -- Leona Lewis
7 "Hallelujah" -- Alexandra Burke
8 "Bleeding Love" -- Leona Lewis
9 "Chasing Cars" -- Snow Patrol
10 "Rockstar" -- Nickelback
Written by Chris O'Gorman