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Adele Scores iTunes' 2011 Best Selling Song and Album

December 9, 2011 (7:58 am) GMT
'Rolling in the Deep' is the most downloaded song throughout 2011, while '21' is the best selling album of the year.

Just a few days after being announced as the frontrunner to have the first and second biggest selling album in the United Kingdom, is revealed as the 2011 queen of iTunes by topping not just one but two lists. The British pop sensation rules lists of both best selling song and album on the digital store.

Adele's single "Rolling in the Deep" becomes the most downloaded song. The track, which actually was released a year ago, overshadows 's "Party Rock Anthem" which occupies the second place. 's "Firework", ' "Grenade", and Green's "Forget You" round up the top 5.

On the list of Top-Selling Albums, Adele reigns with her "". The album, which has sold 4.8 million copies in the United States alone, wins the race to the top spot against ' "", 's "". The folk rock effort and the hip-hop CD rank the second and the third respectively.

Additionally, iTunes declares as breakthrough artist of the year. 's "Pumped Up Kicks", which is the ninth-best selling song, is named song of the year. Meanwhile, ' "", which doesn't make it to the top 10 of best selling albums, is dubbed album of the year.

Top Selling Songs:

  1. "Rolling in the Deep" -
  2. "Party Rock Anthem" - ft. Lauren Bennett & GoonRock
  3. "Firework" -
  4. "Grenade" -
  5. "Forget You" - Green
  6. "Give Me Everything" - ft. , & Nayer
  7. "E.T." - ft.
  8. "Moves Like Jagger" - ft.
  9. "Pumped Up Kicks" -
  10. "Super Bass" -
Top Selling Albums:
  1. "" -
  2. "" -
  3. "" (Deluxe Edition) -
  4. "" (Deluxe Edition) - and
  5. "" -
  6. "" (Bonus Track Version) -
  7. "" -
  8. "" (Deluxe Edition) -
  9. "" -
  10. "" (Deluxe Edition) -

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