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iTunes released its year-end list of the highest selling songs and albums of 2014. Would it really surprise you if we said Pharrell’s “Happy” was the highest selling song of the year? Well, that turned out to be true and John Legend’s “All of Me” and Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” followed in the top three, according to Billboard.
Meanwhile, the Frozen soundtrack took the cake at number one on the albums side with Taylor Swift’s 1989 coming in second place and Coldplay’s Ghost Stories making its mark at third.
Oh, and of course, there’s a “Best-Of” list. Beyonce’s self-titled album helped her win the “Best Artist” category with Taylor Swift earning the “Best Album” nod with 1989. So, who won the “Best Song” placement? That would be Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX with “Fancy.”
1. “Happy,” Pharrell
2. “All of Me,” John Legend
3. “Dark Horse,” Katy Perry
4. “Talk Dirty,” Jason Derulo
5. “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea
6. “Problem,” Ariana Grande
7. “All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
8. “Let It Go,” Idina Menzel
9. “Turn Down for What,” DJ Snake & Lil Jon
10. “Rude,” Magic!
Best Artist: Beyonce, Beyonce
Best Album: 1989, Taylor Swift
Best Song: “Fancy” (feat. Charli XCX), Iggy Azalea
Best New Artist: Sam Smith
Best Pop: 1989, Taylor Swift
Best Rock: Lazaretto, Jack White
Best Alternative: Lost in the Dream, The War on Drugs
Best Hip-Hop/Rap: Under Pressure, Logic
Best Country: Pain Killer, Little Big Town
Best R&B/Soul: JHUD, Jennifer Hudson
Best Dance: New Eyes, Clean Bandit
Best Singer/Songwriter: Utah, Jamestown Revival
Best Latin: MultiViral, Calle 13
Best Electronic: Our Love, Caribou
Best Jazz: Time and Time Again, The Cookers
Best Classical: John Luther Adams: Become Ocean, Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony Orchestra