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Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Is Biggest-Selling Digital Song by Female Artist

March 3, 2012 (4:15 am) GMT
In the all-time list which compiles songs from every music act, the single is the second-best seller after Black Eyed Peas' 'I Gotta Feeling'.

continues to score a major milestone. After being hailed as a female artist with the longest No.1 domination on Billboard Hot 200, the British pop sensation now becomes a woman in music industry who has the biggest-selling digital song, thanks to her smash hit "Rolling in the Deep".

The single raked in 5.92 million copies last January when Nielsen SoundScan released its "2011 Music Industry Report", but now it has moved to 6.68 million. It surpasses 's "Poker Face" (6.62 million) to become the biggest seller in the all-female list of all time.

In the all-time list which gathers all music acts, Adele moves from her position at No. 7 last January to being ranked the second after . and his bandmates come in her way to top the list with their worldwide hit "I Gotta Feeling" (7.82 million).

Also making a huge jump is . From sitting no where on the top-10 list, the duo rocket to No. 6 with their club-ready anthem "Party Rock Anthem" (6.26 million). and follow at No. 7 and 8 with "Low" (6.23 million) and "Tik Tok" (6.22 million) respectively.

  1. "I Gotta Feeling" - (7.82 million)
  2. "Rolling in the Deep" - (6.68 million)
  3. "Poker Face" - (6.62 million)
  4. "Just Dance" - (6.53 million)
  5. "Boom Boom Pow" - (6.34 million)
  6. "Party Rock Anthem" - (6.26 million)
  7. "Low" - (6.23 million)
  8. "Tik Tok" - (6.22 million)
  9. "I'm Yours" - (6.02 million)
  10. "Dynamite" - (5.90 million)


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