Here Are the Top Global Digital Singles & Albums of 2016

Guess which song came in first place?

By
Music
2,691 Hypes 0 Comments

Global Music Report has recently revealed the top global digital singles of 2016. Drake‘s “One Dance” comes in first place, moving 12.5 million units worldwide and attaining over 1 billion streams on Spotify. Justin Bieber‘s “Love Yourself” gets number two at 11.7 million units while “Sorry” hit number five at 10.8 million. Rihanna‘s “Work” placed at number six with 10.6 million units moved. In terms of albums, Beyoncé‘s Lemonade got the top spot with 2.5 million copies moved. Adele‘s 25 ranks at number two with 2.4 million. Drake’s VIEWS takes third place at 2.3 million.

The report also reveals that the music industry has improved compared to past years. It reads: “In 2016, global recorded music revenues totaled US$15.7 billion. They rose by 5.9% on 2015, improving on the previous year’s growth of 3.6% and marking the largest growth the industry has seen since IFPI began tracking industry sales in 1997.” Check out the report in detail here.

Read Full Article
Photographer
Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

1312 Users Online

What to Read Next

Check out The Weeknd's 'Starboy' 2017 Pop-Up Shop Collection
Fashion

Check out The Weeknd's 'Starboy' 2017 Pop-Up Shop Collection

Available on Friday.

SURF IS DEAD's Latest Collection Takes a Deeper Dive Into Surf Culture
Fashion

SURF IS DEAD's Latest Collection Takes a Deeper Dive Into Surf Culture

Exploring surf’s darker undercurrent.

Watch a Heated Debate Between Lil Yachty, Joe Budden & DJ Akademiks
Music

Watch a Heated Debate Between Lil Yachty, Joe Budden & DJ Akademiks

Yachty also clarifies that he doesn’t have a 360 deal.


Brad Pitt Opens up About His Split With Angelina Jolie and Getting Sober in Candid New Interview
Entertainment

Brad Pitt Opens up About His Split With Angelina Jolie and Getting Sober in Candid New Interview

Talks quitting pot, Frank Ocean and what keeps him busy these days.

Messana O'Rorke Architects Have Turned a 1734 Dutch Colonial Cottage Into Art
Design

Messana O'Rorke Architects Have Turned a 1734 Dutch Colonial Cottage Into Art

Turning “trailer home” living into high-end luxury.

CeeLo Green Delivers His Own Spin on Childish Gambino's "Redbone"
Music

CeeLo Green Delivers His Own Spin on Childish Gambino's "Redbone"

A fitting pairing.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.