Coldplay claim top 2008 iTunes album slot

Coldplay’s ‘Viva la Vida’ was the biggest selling iTunes album download of 2008 in both the US and the UK iTunes Stores. Leona Lewis’s “Bleeding Love” was named the top-selling single.

Coldplay shifted over two million copies of the album on CD since launch in June, along with 500,000 digital sales, mostly through iTunes.

In the UK, ‘Viva la Vida’ was followed by Duffy’s ‘Rockferry’, Kings of Leon ‘Only By The Night’ with the Mamma Mia movie soundtrack slithering into fourth place in sales.

UK singles saw Katy Perry’s track, ‘I Kissed A Girl’ taking lead position, followed by Duffy’s ‘Mercy’ and Estelle’s ‘American Boy’.

1 thought on “Coldplay claim top 2008 iTunes album slot

  1. Nick

    I love the new Kings album!

    In the US it looked like this:

    Top Albums:
    Viva La Vida
    Sleep Through The Static – Jack Johnson
    Soundtrack to Juno
    The Carter III – Lil Wayne

    Jason Mraz made it to #7 with We Sing We Dance We Steal Things for top albums.

    Top Singles:
    Bleeding Love – Leona Lewis
    Viva La Vida
    Low – Flo Rida
    I Kissed a Girl – Katy P.

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