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.
An interesting reflection on the increasing convergence between entertainment media – charting artist Katy Perry has teamed-up with Electronic Arts and The Sims to release a ‘Simlish’ Music Video for Her New Single ‘Hot ‘N Cold’.
The artist and EA today released the Simlish machinima music video for the song. Sung in the unique language of The Sims, (Simlish), the video was made using all gameplay footage from The Sims 2. This song is taken from her debut, RIAA gold-certified album ‘One of the Boys’. Continue reading