The Best Selling Singles And Albums Of The Decade!

The biggest selling singles and albums of the past ten years have been announced.


‘Anything Is Possible/Evergreen’ by Will Young sold 1.8 million copies to take the top spot. The list contains, only one really fantastically amazing record in the form of Kylie Minogue’s ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head’. Reality TV shows account for five entires, two entries are charity records and can be forgiven and the other two are just terrible.

Anyway, this is what the Top 10 singles of the decade looks like… you only have yourselves to blame!

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1. Will Young – ‘Anything Is Possible/Evergreen’
2. Gareth Gates – ‘Unchained Melody’
3. Tony Christie feat. Peter Kay – (‘Is This The Way To’) Amarillo’
4. Shaggy feat. Rikrok – ‘It Wasn’t Me’
5. Alexandra Burke – ‘Hallelujah’
6. Band Aid 20 – ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’
7. Kylie Minogue – ‘Can’t Get You Out My Head’
8. Shayne Ward – ‘That’s My Goal’
9. Hear’Say – ‘Pure And Simple’
10. Bob The Builder – ‘Can We Fix It’


On the album countdown, James Blunt sold a massive 3.2million copies of ‘Back To Bedlam’ to secure the biggest album of the decade. The list contains no album released after 2007, whilst Dido has two of the Top 10 albums. These are the Top 10 albums of the decade then…

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1. James Blunt – ‘Back To Bedlam’
2. Dido – ‘No Angel’
3. Amy Winehouse – ‘Back To Black’
4. Leona Lewis – ‘Spirit’
5. David Gray – ‘White Ladder’
6. The Beatles – ‘1’
7. Dido – ‘Life For Rent’
8. Coldplay – ‘A Rush Of Blood To The Head’
9. Scissor Sisters – ‘Scissor Sisters’
10. Take That – ‘Beautiful World’