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675 Million Downloads Sold In 2006 January 19, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Music.
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In 2006, more than 675 million downloads were sold around the world, according to new statistics from Nielsen SoundScan International.

The figures were compiled from 170 download services operating in 17 countries Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

More than 81 million sales were Pan-European digital sales and almost 600 million downloads came from the North American market. Gnarls Barkley had the biggest selling download of 2006 in Europe. The Pan-European Top 20 Digital Tracks were:

1: Gnarls Barkley – Crazy – Single Version
2: Shakira – Hips Don’t Lie (Featuring Wyclef Jean)
3: Scissor Sisters – I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
4: Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
5: Justin Timberlake – Sexyback (main version-explicit)
6: Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dani California (Album Version)
7: Rihanna – Unfaithful
8: Nelly Furtado – Maneater
9: James Morrison – You Give Me Something
10: Christina Aguilera – Ain’t No Other Man
11: Mary J. Blige – One
12: Orson – No Tomorrow
13: Take That – Patience
14: Nelly Furtado – Promiscuous
15: Razorlight – America
16: Pink – Who Knew
17: Black Eyed Peas – Pump It
18: Rihanna – SOS
19: Pussycat Dolls – Beep
20: Kelly Clarkson – Because of You

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