Rihanna is the Best-Selling Digital Artist of All Time!

Who is in the top spot for selling digital music of ALL TIME? According to Nielsen Soundscan reports that it’s our lady from Barbados Miss [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm]! It only took a total of 47.5 million downloads to get there.  She could lose her throne but she’s got it for now.

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Black Eyed Peas[/lastfm] were in second place with 42.4 which ain’t too shabby!  Then [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Eminem [/lastfm]was third, of course [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm] has to be on the list with fourth place.  Finally [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm] rounds out the top five with a total of 41.82 million downloaded.

The music industry saw a spike in sales both in stores and online.  Did you buy more this  year?  I know I downloaded more than I physically bought in stores for the first time ever.  I like having a CD in my hand with liner notes, I’m old school!

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