Singoli più venduti negli Stati Uniti d'America

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La seguente lista mostra i singoli più venduti di tutti i tempi e la classifica degli artisti che hanno venduto di più, negli Stati Uniti. L'artista che ha venduto in assoluto di più nella musica digitale è Katy Perry. Le vendite sono indicate secondo le certificazioni della RIAA, sia standard che digitali.

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British singer Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" is the best-selling single in the United States since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking music sales in 1991.

20 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"White Christmas" Bing Crosby 25,000,000+[1] 25,000,000+

8 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"Candle in the Wind 1997" Elton John 8,839,000[2] 8,839,000
"I Gotta Feeling" The Black Eyed Peas 8,438,000[3][4] 8,438,000
"Rolling in the Deep" Adele 8,060,000[3] 8,060,000
"We Are the World" USA for Africa ~8,000,000[5]
~8,000,000[6] ~8,000,000

7 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"Party Rock Anthem" LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock 7,821,000[3][7] 7,821,000
"Somebody That I Used to Know" Gotye featuring Kimbra 7,545,000[3][8] 7,545,000
"Call Me Maybe" Carly Rae Jepsen 7,304,000[3][9] 7,304,000
"Thrift Shop" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz 7,266,000[3][10] 7,266,000
"Poker Face" Lady Gaga 7,054,000[3] 7,054,000
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Gene Autry 7,000,000+[11] 7,000,000+

6 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"Low" Flo Rida featuring T-Pain 6,882,000[3] 6,882,000
"Just Dance" Lady Gaga featuring Colby O'Donis 6,860,000[3][12] 6,860,000
"We Are Young" Fun featuring Janelle Monae 6,830,000[3] 6,830,000
"Boom Boom Pow" The Black Eyed Peas 6,594,000[13] 6,594,000
"I'm Yours" Jason Mraz 6,436,000[14] 6,436,000
"Blurred Lines" Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell 6,380,000[10] 6,380,000
"Don't Stop Believin'" Journey ~500,000[15] 5,855,000[16] ~6,355,000
"Hey, Soul Sister" Train 6,355,000[8] 6,355,000
"Firework" Katy Perry 6,341,000[12] 6,341,000
"TiK ToK" Ke$ha 6,332,000[17] 6,332,000
"Need You Now" Lady Antebellum 6,231,000[18] 6,231,000
"Cruise" Florida Georgia Line 6,221,000+[10] 6,221,000+
"I Will Always Love You" Whitney Houston 4,591,000+[19] 1,548,000+[19][20] 6,139,000+
"Sexy and I Know It" LMFAO 6,137,000[7] 6,137,000
"Viva la Vida" Coldplay 6,052,000[8] 6,052,000
"Dynamite" Taio Cruz 6,000,000+[21] 6,000,000+
"Fuck You!" Cee Lo Green 6,000,000+[22] 6,000,000+
"Just the Way You Are" Bruno Mars 6,000,000+[23] 6,000,000+
"Love the Way You Lie" Eminem featuring Rihanna 6,000,000+[24] 6,000,000+
"Moves like Jagger" Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera 6,000,000+[25] 6,000,000+
"Radioactive" Imagine Dragons 5,864,000+[10] 5,864,000+
"Paper Doll" Mills Brothers ~6,000,000[26] ~6,000,000
"The Tennessee Waltz" Patti Page ~6,000,000[26] ~6,000,000

5 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

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Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"Grenade" Bruno Mars 5,701,000[27] 5,701,000
"E.T." Katy Perry featuring Kanye West 5,606,000[12] 5,606,000
"Love Story" Taylor Swift 5,600,000[28] 5,600,000
"Someone like You" Adele 5,576,000[29] 5,576,000
"Lose Yourself" Eminem 5,555,000[30] 5,555,000
"California Gurls" Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg 5,542,000[12] 5,542,000
"Eye of the Tiger" Survivor ~2,000,000[31] 3,492,000[32] 5,492,000
"Apologize" Timbaland featuring OneRepublic 5,456,000[33] 5,456,000
"Hot N Cold" Katy Perry 5,414,000[12] 5,414,000
"Bad Romance" Lady Gaga 5,401,000[12] 5,401,000
"Right Round" Flo Rida featuring Ke$ha 5,399,000[34] 5,399,000
"Party in the U.S.A." Miley Cyrus 5,310,000[8] 5,310,000
"Payphone" Maroon 5 5,286,000[35] 5,286,000
"Pumped Up Kicks" Foster the People 5,173,000[8] 5,173,000
"Empire State of Mind" Jay Z and Alicia Keys 5,144,000[34] 5,144,000
"Stronger" Kanye West 5,014,000[34] 5,014,000
"We Found Love" Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris 5,013,000[29] 5,013,000
"Crank That (Soulja Boy)" Soulja Boy 5,000,000+[36] 5,000,000+
"Hound Dog"/"Don't Be Cruel" Elvis Presley 5,000,000+[37] 5,000,000+
"Not Afraid" Eminem 5,000,000+[30] 5,000,000+
"Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)" Beyoncé Knowles 5,000,000+[38] 5,000,000+
"That Silver-Haired Daddy of Mine" Gene Autry 5,000,000+[39] 5,000,000+
"Dardanella" Ben Selvin ~5,000,000[26] ~5,000,000
"My Blue Heaven" Gene Austin ~5,000,000[26] ~5,000,000

4 milioni di copie[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

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Brano Artista(i)/Gruppo Dettagli vendite Vendite Totali
Fisiche Downloads
"OMG" Usher 4,719,000[40] 4,719,000
"If I Die Young" The Band Perry 4,688,000[24] 4,688,000
"Give Me Everything" Pitbull featuring Afrojack, Nayer and Ne-Yo 4,681,000[32] 4,681,000
"Some Nights" .fun 4,673,000[41] 4,673,000
"Fireflies" Owl City 4,648,000[42] 4,648,000
"Home" Phillip Phillips 4,637,000[43] 4,637,000
"Disturbia" Rihanna 4,593,000[29] 4,593,000
"So What" P!nk 4,591,000[41] 4,591,000
"Bleeding Love" Leona Lewis 4,589,000[29] 4,589,000
"Teenage Dream" Katy Perry 4,573,000[12] 4,573,000
"Live Your Life" T.I. featuring Rihanna 4,557,000[27] 4,557,000
"Set Fire to the Rain" Adele 4,552,000[29] 4,552,000
"Hey There Delilah" Plain White Ts 4,476,000[25] 4,476,000
"Thriller" Michael Jackson ~1,000,000[44] 3,472,000[27] ~4,472,000
"I Kissed a Girl" Katy Perry 4,444,000[12] 4,444,000
"Royals" Lorde 4,415,000[45] 4,415,000
"Roar" Katy Perry 4,410,000[45] 4,410,000
"Whatever You Like" T.I. 4,401,000[27] 4,401,000
"What Makes You Beautiful" One Direction 4,397,000[46] 4,397,000
"Can't Hold Us" Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton 4,383,000[45] 4,383,000
"Ho Hey" Lumineers 4,369,000 [47] 4,369,000
"Locked Out of Heaven" Bruno Mars 4,366,000[27] 4,366,000
"How To Save a Life" The Fray 4,363,000[47] 4,363,000
"Bohemian Rhapsody" Queen ~1,000,000[48] 3,362,000[29] 4,362,000
"Just Give Me a Reason" P!nk featuring Nate Ruess 4,355,000[10] 4,355,000
"One More Night" Maroon 5 4,349,000[35] 4,349,000
"SexyBack" Justin Timberlake 4,347,000[27] 4,347,000
"You Belong With Me" Taylor Swift 4,300,000[28] 4,300,000
"Super Bass" Nicki Minaj 4,248,000[49] 4,248,000
"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" Kelly Clarkson 4,245,000[50] 4,245,000
"Umbrella" Rihanna featuring Jay-Z 4,236,000[29] 4,236,000
"Rockstar" Nickelback 4,229,000[47] 4,229,000
"Lollipop" Lil Wayne 4,176,000[51] 4,176,000
"Raise Your Glass" P!nk 4,106,000[41] 4,106,000
"When I Was Your Man" Bruno Mars 4,076,000[10] 4,076,000+
"Use Somebody" Kings of Leon 4,068,000[47] 4,068,000
"Airplanes" B.o.B featuring Haley Williams 4,000,000+[52] 4,000,000+
"Chicken Fried" Zac Brown Band 4,000,000+[24] 4,000,000+
"DJ Got Us Falling in Love" Usher featuring Pitbull 4,000,000+[32] 4,000,000+
"Down" Jay Sean featuring Lil Wayne 4,000,000+[53] 4,000,000+
"Gangnam Style" Psy 4,000,000+[54] 4,000,000+
"Gives You Hell" The All-American Rejects 4,000,000+[55] 4,000,000+
"Harper Valley PTA" Jeannie C. Riley 4,000,000+[56] 4,000,000+
"Heartless" Kanye West 4,000,000+[57] 4,000,000+
"I Knew You Were Trouble" Taylor Swift 4,000,000+[58] 4,000,000+
"I Like It" Enrique Iglesias featuring Pitbull 4,000,000+[9] 4,000,000+
"Let It Rock" Kevin Rudolf featuring Lil Wayne 4,000,000+[59] 4,000,000+
"Lights" Ellie Goulding 4,000,000+[29] 4,000,000+
"Like a G6" Far East Movement featuring Dev and The Cataracs 4,000,000+[55] 4,000,000+
"Love is Blue" Paul Mauriat 4,000,000+[60] 4,000,000+
"Paper Planes" M.I.A. 4,000,000+[61] 4,000,000+
"Replay" Iyaz 4,000,000+[62] 4,000,000+
"Sail" AWOLNATION 4,000,000+[18] 4,000,000+
"Starships" Nicki Minaj 4,000,000+[63] 4,000,000+
"Yeah!" Usher 4,000,000+[61] 4,000,000+
"You Light Up My Life" Debbie Boone 4,000,000+[64] 4,000,000+
"Hey Jude" The Beatles ~4,000,000[65] ~4,000,000
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Marvin Gaye ~4,000,000[66] ~4,000,000
"Le Freak" Chic ~4,000,000[67] ~4,000,000
"Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" Los del Río ~4,000,000[68] ~4,000,000
"Whoomp! (There It Is)" Tag Team ~4,000,000[69] ~4,000,000

Singoli più venduti ogni anno[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Dal 1992 al 2004, le copie fisiche. Dal 2005 le copie digitali.[70]

Singoli Fisici[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  • 1992: "I Will Always Love You", Whitney Houston - 3,086,000
  • 1993: "Whoomp! (There It Is)", Tag Team - 2,754,000
  • 1994: "I'll Make Love To You", Boyz II Men - 1,627,000
  • 1995: "Gangsta's Paradise", Coolio featuring L.V. - 2,534,000
  • 1996: "Macarena (bayside boys mix)", Los Del Rio - 3,747,000
  • 1997: "Candle In The Wind 1997", Elton John - 8,111,000
  • 1998: "The Boy Is Mine", Brandy & Monica - 2,591,000
  • 1999: "Believe", Cher - 1,707,000
  • 2000: "Maria, Maria", Santana featuring The Product G&B - 1,337,000
  • 2001: "Loverboy", Mariah Carey - 571,000
  • 2002: "A Moment Like This", Kelly Clarkson - 600,000
  • 2003: "This Is The Night", Clay Aiken - 948,000
  • 2004: "I Believe", Fantasia - 401,000

Singoli Digitali[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

Top artisti (digitale) - RIAA 2014[modifica | modifica wikitesto]

  1. Katy Perry - 72,000,000
  2. Taylor Swift – 55,740,000
  3. Rihanna - 52,003,018
  4. Lady Gaga – 46,322,000 [12]
  5. Black Eyed Peas – 42,405,000
  6. Eminem – 42,290,000
  7. Lil' Wayne – 36,788,000
  8. Beyonce – 30,439,000

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    «the song's North American record sales would ultimately exceed 110 million, with Crosby's version alone selling over 25 million».
  2. ^ Paul Grein, Week Ending June 24, 2012. Songs: Elton & The Peas, Yahoo! Music. URL consultato il 28 giugno 2012.
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  6. ^ Week Ending Dec. 9, 2012. Songs: Consolation For Bieber | Chart Watch (NEW) - Yahoo Music
  7. ^ a b Week Ending June 16, 2013. Songs: Pharrell Is Chart MVP, 19 giugno 2013.
  8. ^ a b c d e Week Ending Aug. 25, 2013. Songs: Robin & Marvin, 28 agosto 2013.
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  13. ^ This Day in Music: Black Eyed Peas hit #1 Spot On The U.S Singles Chart With ‘Boom Boom Pow’, 18 aprile 2013.
  14. ^ a b The Nielsen Company & Billboard's 2012 Music Industry Report, 4 gennaio 2013.
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  16. ^ Chart Watch Extra: "Breaking Bad" Boosts Badfinger, 30 settembre 2013.
  17. ^ Week Ending Aug. 19, 2012. Songs: Swift Makes Digital History, 20 agosto 2012.
  18. ^ a b c Paul Grein, Week Ending Oct. 20, 2013. Songs: Women In Charge in Nielsen SoundScan, Yahoo! Music, 23 ottobre 2013. URL consultato il 23 ottobre 2013.
  19. ^ a b Gary Trust, Billboard: Battle of the Divas, Round 3, Billboard, 28 agosto 2009. URL consultato il 26 giugno 2012.
  20. ^ Chart Watch Extra: Top Songs of 2012, 3 gennaio 2013.
  21. ^ Week Ending April 22, 2012: A Record For Maroon 5, 25 aprile 2012.
  22. ^ Week Ending April 7, 2013. Songs: Discount Helps Bruno Reach #1, 10 aprile 2013.
  23. ^ Paul Grein, Chart Watch: Lorde & Other Top Teens in Nielsen SoundScan, Yahoo! Music, 20 novembre 2013. URL consultato il 20 novembre 2013.
  24. ^ a b c Week Ending Oct. 13, 2013. Songs: A New #1 (For The Year), 17 ottobre 2013.
  25. ^ a b Week Ending March 24, 2013. Songs: 5 Million "Thrift Shoppers", 27 aprile 2013.
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  28. ^ a b QUeens of the Stone Age Gets First No. 1 on Billboard 200, 12 giugno 2013.
  29. ^ a b c d e f g h Week Ending June 2, 2013. Songs: Robin Thicke & Mom, 5 giugno 2013.
  30. ^ a b Week Ending July 21, 2013. Songs: Dancing With Miley, 24 luglio 2013.
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  32. ^ a b c Week Ending April 14, 2013. Songs: PSY Gallops Back], 17 aprile 2013.
  33. ^ Week Ending May 19, 2013. Songs: Idol’s Diminishing Returns, 22 maggio 2013.
  34. ^ a b c Ask Billboard: Belinda's Back, JT Too, Mariah Carey's Album Sales & More, 21 marzo 2013.
  35. ^ a b Paul Grein, Week Ending Aug. 4, 2013. Songs: It’s All A "Blur", Yahoo! Music. URL consultato il 19 agosto 2013.
    «User must click on "1 Reply" below comment by Yahoo! user Kris».
  36. ^ Week Ending May 5, 2013. Songs: Macklemore Pulls A Gaga, 8 maggio 2013.
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  38. ^ Week Ending October 28, 2012. Songs: Chris Brown's Comeback, 28 ottobre 2012.
  39. ^ Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell e Michael C. Keith, The Biographical Encyclopedia of American Radio, Routledge, 2011. URL consultato il 17 ottobre 2013.
  40. ^ Week Ending May 12, 2013. Songs: #Letdown, 12 maggio 2013.
  41. ^ a b c Week Ending May 26, 2013. Songs: "Clouds" Takes Off, 29 maggio 2013.
  42. ^ Week Ending November 18, 2012. Songs: Rihanna Ties Madonna, 12 maggio 2013.
  43. ^ Week Ending July 7, 2013. Songs: The Actress in the Top 10, 7 luglio 2013.
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  47. ^ a b c d Week Ending July 14, 2013. Songs: Seven For Jay-Z, 17 luglio 2013.
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  49. ^ Week Ending June 24, 2012. Songs: Elton & The Peas, 24 giugno 2012.
  50. ^ Chart Watch Extra: Phillips takes Idol Title, 27 marzo 2013.
  51. ^ Week Ending May 1, 2011. Songs: Even Divas Struggle, 1º maggio 2011.
  52. ^ Eminem's 'Recovery' Is 2010's Best-Selling Album; Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' Top Digital Song, 5 gennaio 2011.
  53. ^ Week Ending February 6, 2011. songs: Katy Stands Alone, 6 febbraio 2011.
  54. ^ Week Ending Jan. 27, 2013. Songs: Another F**kin’ Top 10 Hit, 27 gennaio 2013.
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  57. ^ Week Ending Sept. 16, 2012. Songs: Novelty Hit Of The Year, 16 settembre 2013.
  58. ^ Week Ending March 31, 2013. Songs: "Thrift Shop" Sets First Quarter Record, 31 marzo 2013.
  59. ^ Week Ending July 17, 2011. Songs: Demi’s Breakthrough, 17 luglio 2011.
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