Top 10 Highest Selling Singles

There have been many songs which have gone on to reach the heights of success. We bring you the list of top 10 songs which made the money rain.

Candle In The Wind – Elton John – 4.86 Million
The song was re – released in 1997 and topped the charts in many countries, becoming a huge success. Written originally as a tribute to Marline Munroe and rewritten for Princess Diana, the song made the all time records of highest copies sold and ruled the billboards charts for months.

Do They Know Its Christmas – Band Aid – 3.57 Million
The Super Hit single from “Band Aid” was released in 1984 and went on to sell more than three million copies and the highest selling song in U.K till “Candle in the wind”. The Band Aid single was the number one song in thirteen different nations.

Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen – 2.17 Million
The Hit from “Queen” ruled the UK singles charts for nine weeks as it eventually became the third highest selling single of all time. Released in 1975, the song is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and it is still on the playlists of many out there.

Mull Of Kintyre – Wings – 2.05 Million
Paul McCartney teamed up with “Wings” and the result was the 1977 released “Mull Of Kintyre” which was the only number one single of their union and an enormous commercial success. The song went on to become 4th all time highest selling single too.

Rivers Of Babylon – Boney M. – 1.98 Million
The 1978 released hit single from the German Record Producer, Frank Farian’s, vocal group “Boney M.” topped the U.K charts for five weeks, was in top-10 for 19 weeks and in top-40 for about six months. The song has been awarded with a platinum disk.

You’re The One That I Want – John Travolta & Olivia Newton John – 1.97 Million
Another 1978 released hit which went on to become the huge success worldwide. Certified Platinum for its immense success, the single is being said to have sold over 15 million copies worldwide.

Relax – Frankie Goes To Hollywood – 1.91 Million
The Debut single by Frankie Goes To Hollywood became a huge success, but took its time for that. Released in 1983, it reached the number one spot a year later. It was a huge commercial success as it sold over 1.9 million copies in U.K alone.

She Loves You – The Beatles – 1.89 Million
The 1963 hit from the evergreen band “The Beatles” went on to become the best single of their whole career. The single has been ranked 64 on the 500 Greatest Songs Of All Times by Rolling Stone. A huge critical and commercial success, the single is Beatles’ record breaking creation.

Unchained Melody – Robson & Jerome – 1.84 Million
Originally released in 1955, the song got huge success when re-released in 1995 by Robson & Jerome which was best selling single in U.K for 1995. It was also the fastest selling debut single in U.K chart past at that time. The song also was the biggest hit of Simon Cowell as a creator.

Mary’s Boy Child – Boney M. – 1.80 Million
A medley of 1955 Mary’s Boy child and their new song Oh My Lord, the hit went on to top the charts in a big way. Not only was it a commercial success, but it also was getting rave reviews all around. This is one of the biggest hits of the vocal group “Boney M.”.

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