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The biggest selling singles of the summer revealed!

04/10/2012

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The biggest selling singles of the summer revealed!

By Dan Lane

According to the Official Charts Company’s sales data, Florence And The Machine, Maroon 5, Wiley, Stooshe and Sam And The Womp released some of the biggest selling singles of the third quarter of 2012.

Florence And The Machine’s Spectrum was the biggest selling single between July 1 and September 29, clocking up 453,000 sales. The Calvin Harris remix of the track topped the Official Singles Chart on July 15, and held on to the top spot for three consecutive weeks.

Another former Official Singles Chart Number 1 hit, Maroon 5’s Payphone FT Wiz Khalifa, is in second place with 413,000 sales. While Wiley’s Heatwave FT Ms D, which spent two weeks at Number 1 in early August, is at Number 3 with sales of over 365,000 copies.

The Top 5 is completed by Stooshe’s Black Heart (the only track in the Top 5 not to reach Number 1) which is at Number 4 with sales of over 318,000, and Sam And The Womp’s Bom Bom is at Number 5 with sales of nearly 300,000 copies.

The full Top 20 is as follows:

01 SPECTRUM FLORENCE & THE MACHINE
02 PAYPHONE MAROON 5 FT WIZ KHALIFA
03 HEATWAVE WILEY FT MS D
04 BLACK HEART STOOSHE
05 BOM BOM SAM & THE WOMP
06 HOW WE DO (PARTY) RITA ORA
07 DON'T WAKE ME UP CHRIS BROWN
08 WE'LL BE COMING BACK CALVIN HARRIS FT EXAMPLE
09 THIS IS LOVE WILL I AM FT EVA SIMONS
10 FEEL THE LOVE RUDIMENTAL FT JOHN NEWMAN
11 WHISTLE FLO RIDA
12 HALL OF FAME THE SCRIPT FT WILL I AM
13 WINGS LITTLE MIX
14 POUND THE ALARM NICKI MINAJ
15 LET ME LOVE YOU (UNTIL YOU LEARN TO LOVE NE-YO
16 WE ARE YOUNG FUN. FT JANELLE MONAE
17 CALL ME MAYBE CARLY RAE JEPSEN
18 WE ARE NEVER EVER GETTING BACK TOGETHER TAYLOR SWIFT
19 PRINCESS OF CHINA COLDPLAY & RIHANNA
20 WIDE AWAKE KATY PERRY

© 2012 The Official Charts Company. All rights reserved.

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