21st Century Best Selling Top 25 UK Singles (and my Top 100)

The 35 biggest selling singles in the UK for the 21st Century are as listed in July 2013 with a bit of amendment by me based on official information released since. Carly Rae Jepson is rumoured to also have sold a million (no official confirmation yet but it will have shortly in any case) while Gotye, Maroon 5, Adele, & other recent ones continue to sell well.

1 ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE/EVERGREEN Will Young

2 SOMEONE LIKE YOU Adele

3 MOVES LIKE JAGGER Maroon 5/Christina Aguilera

SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW Gotye/ Kimbra

I GOTTA FEELING Black Eyed Peas

6 UNCHAINED MELODY Gareth Gates

7 IT WASN’T ME Shaggy/ Rik Rok

8 BLURRED LINES Robin Thicke/ Pharrell Williams

WE FOUND LOVE Rihanna/ Calvin Harris

10 SEX ON FIRE Kings Of Leon

11 HALLELUJAH Alexandra Burke

12 IMPOSSIBLE James Arthur

13 GET LUCKY Daft Punk/ Pharrell Williams/ Nile Rodgers

14 PARTY ROCK ANTHEM LMFAO

15 CALL ME MAYBE Carly Rae Jepson

16 DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS? Band Aid 20

17 JUST THE WAY YOU ARE (AMAZING)  Bruno Mars

18 CAN’T GET YOU OUT OF MY HEAD Kylie Minogue

19 LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE Eminem/ Rihanna

20 PRICE TAG Jessie J

21 POKER FACE Lady Gaga

22 THAT’S MY GOAL Shayne Ward

23 PURE AND SIMPLE Hear’Say

24 ONLY GIRL IN THE WORLD Rihanna

25 GANGNAM STYLE PSY

26 BLEEDING LOVE Leona Lewis

27 CRAZY Gnarls Barkley

28 WE ARE YOUNG fun./ Janelle Monae

29 TITANIUM David Guetta/ SIA

30 CAN WE FIX IT Bob The Builder

31 THE A TEAM Ed Sheeran

32 WHEN WE COLLIDE Matt Cardle

33 FIGHT FOR THIS LOVE Cheryl Cole

34 USE SOMEBODY KIngs Of Leon

35 BAD ROMANCE Lady Gaga

36 WAKE ME UP Avicii

37 CHASING CARS Snow Patrol

and my chart-pointed best “selling” are:

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1 PRINCESS OF CHINA Coldplay/ Rihanna
2 THESE DAYS Glen Campbell
3 THE FLOOD Take That
4 APHRODITE Kylie Minogue
5 INNER SMILE Texas
6 VIVA LA VIDA Coldplay
7 I DON’T FEEL LIKE DANCIN’ Scissor Sisters
8 TALK Coldplay
9 LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Kylie Minogue
10 SAY IT RIGHT Nelly Furtado

11 RAIN DOWN LOVE Freemasons/ Siedah Garrett
12 CROSSFIRE Brandon Flowers
13 ALL THE LOVERS Kylie Minogue
14 SOMEBODY THAT I USED TO KNOW Gotye/Kimbra
15 CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE A1
16 TITANIUM David Guetta/SIA
17 WITH EVERY HEARTBEAT Robyn/ Kleerup
18 IT FEELS SO GOOD Sonique
19 HARDER Kosheen
20 RELEASE ME Agnes

21 HEARTBREAK (MAKE ME A DANCER) Freemasons/ Sophie Ellis Bextor
22 MURDER ON THE DANCEFLOOR Sophie Ellis-Bextor
23 SOMEONE TO CALL MY LOVER Janet Jackson
24 CAN’T MAKE UP MY MIND Sonique
25 MIRACLES Pet Shop Boys
26 MERCY Duffy
27 REAL GIRL Mutya Buena
28 WALLS Glen Campbell
29 CRAZY Gnarls Barkley
30 ALL OVER THE WORLD Pet Shop Boys

31 TOXIC Britney Spears
32 GAME OF LOVE Santana/ Michelle Branch
33 ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID tATu
34 DAKOTA Stereophonics
35 FOUR MINUTES Madonna/ Justin Timberlake
36 CHECK THE MEANING Richard Ashcroft
37 TELEPHONE Lady Gaga/ Beyonce
38 LIFE IS A ROLLERCOASTER Ronan Keating
39 MORE THAN A DREAM Pet Shop Boys
40 CALL THE SHOTS Girls Aloud

41 SOME KINDA RUSH Booty Luv
42 DID YOU SEE ME COMING? Pet Shop Boys
43 CRAZY IN LOVE Beyonce Knowles/ Jay-Z
44 THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IDLE Oasis
45 CRYING AT THE DISCOTEQUE Alcazar
46 WHAT YOU WAITING FOR? Gwen Stefani
47 WHENEVER WHEREVER Shakira
48 NO TOMORROW Orson
49 TURN ME ON David Guetta/ Nicki Minaj
50 PUMP IT The Black Eyed Peas

51 I BET YOU LOOK GOOD ON THE DANCEFLOOR Arctic Monkeys
52 SORRY Madonna
53 ALEJANDRO Lady Gaga
54 THE WAY I ARE Timbaland/ DOE/ Keri Hilson
55 MOVES LIKE JAGGER Maroon 5/ Christina Aguilera
56 BE WITH YOU Enrique Iglesias
57 COME INTO MY WORLD Kylie Minogue
58 CRY ME A RIVER Justin Timberlake
59 DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT Toploader
60 HOW DID YOU KNOW Kurtis Mantronix/ Chamonix

61 JUST BEFORE YOU LEAVE Del Amitri
62 ROCK THAT BODY Black Eyed Peas
63 ON THE HORIZON Melanie C
64 COMFORTABLY NUMB Scissor Sisters
65 POKER FACE Lady Gaga
66 IN MY PLACE Coldplay
67 WHITE FLAG Dido
68 POWERLESS (SAY WHAT YOU WANT) Nelly Furtado
69 SUPREME Robbie Williams
70 ROAD TO MANDALAY Robbie Williams

71 DUST Royworld
72 GOOD DANCERS The Sleepy Jackson
73 PARADISE Coldplay
74 IF I TOLD YOU THAT Whitney Houston/ George Michael
75 RIGHT THERE Nicole Scherzinger/ 50 Cent
76 SPEED OF SOUND Coldplay
77 GHOST ON THE CANVAS Glen Campbell
78 CRYSTAL New Order
79 NEW YORK Paloma Faith
80 FLY BY II Blue

81 IMITATION OF LIFE REM
82 FRIDAY’S CHILD Will Young
83 OH MY GOD Kaiser Chiefs
84 SKY Sonique
85 HE LOVES U NOT Dream
86 FOREVER MORE Moloko
87 GET TOGETHER Madonna
88 JUST DANCE Lady Gaga
89 MARRY YOU Bruno Mars
90 BRIGHT LIGHTS BIGGER CITY Cee-Lo Green/ Wiz Khalifa

91 THE JOURNEY CONTINUES Mark Brown/ Sarah Cracknell
92 GRENADE Bruno Mars
93 COOL Gwen Stefani
94 HEY YA Outkast
95 HUNG UP Madonna
96 SHOOT THE DOG George Michael/ Human League
97 GET OUTTA MY WAY Kylie Minogue
98 SUPERSTAR Jamelia
99 DARE Gorillaz/ Shaun Ryder
100 ANNIE YOU SAVE ME Graffiti6

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