The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Singles of 2014

Songs by Pharrell Williams, Ella Henderson, Meghan Trainor and Idina Menzel are among the most sold in 2014.

Pharrell’s Happy is the best-selling single of 2014, Official Charts can reveal.

The song, which earlier this year was announced as the most downloaded song of all time, holds its title as the biggest selling of the year with download and physical sales of 1.5 million.

Happy also claims the title of the year’s Biggest Song on the Official Singles Chart 2014, which combines both downloads and streams since the latter was introduced into the singles chart in July. Check out the Top 100 in full here.

Meanwhile, Clean Bandit’s Rather Be takes second place with sales of 1.13 million. The track, which hit Number 1 the Official Singles Chart in January and spent four weeks in pole position, tops the list most-streamed tracks of the year.

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John Legend’s love ballad All Of Me is at Number 3, and Mr Probz’s Waves finish fourth on the year-end best sellers list.

The Top 5 is completed by Ella Henderson’s Ghost. The track, which topped the chart in June this year, has sold 757,000 copies this year.

Other notable mentions in the Top 10 include Pitbull and Kesha’s Timber at Number 6 with sales of 744,000, Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass at 9 (sales of 651,000).

Closing out the Top 10 is Idina Menzel’s Let It Go at Number 10 on 636,000. The Frozen theme song is the only track in entire Top 40 best sellers list not to reach the Top 10 in the singles chart, peaking at Number 11 for three non-consecutive weeks in April and May.

The Official Top 40 Biggest Selling Singles Of 2014

1 HAPPY PHARRELL WILLIAMS
2 RATHER BE CLEAN BANDIT FT JESS GLYNNE
3 ALL OF ME JOHN LEGEND
4 WAVES MR PROBZ
5 GHOST ELLA HENDERSON
6 TIMBER PITBULL FT KESHA
7 THINKING OUT LOUD ED SHEERAN
8 STAY WITH ME SAM SMITH
9 ALL ABOUT THAT BASS MEGHAN TRAINOR
10 LET IT GO IDINA MENZEL
11 SHAKE IT OFF TAYLOR SWIFT
12 SING ED SHEERAN
13 BUDAPEST GEORGE EZRA
14 MY LOVE ROUTE 94 FT JESS GLYNNE
15 NOBODY TO LOVE SIGMA
16 RUDE MAGIC
17 HIDEAWAY KIESZA
18 DARK HORSE KATY PERRY FT JUICY J
19 MONEY ON MY MIND SAM SMITH
20 DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS BAND AID 30
21 I GOT U DUKE DUMONT FT JAX JONES
22 SUMMER CALVIN HARRIS
23 UPTOWN FUNK MARK RONSON FT BRUNO MARS
24 HEY BROTHER AVICII
25 BANG BANG JESSIE J/GRANDE/MINAJ
26 PRAYER IN C LILLY WOOD & ROBIN SCHULZ
27 PROBLEM ARIANA GRANDE FT IGGY AZALEA
28 I WILL NEVER LET YOU DOWN RITA ORA
29 AM I WRONG NICO & VINZ
30 I'M NOT THE ONLY ONE SAM SMITH
31 SAY SOMETHING A GREAT BIG WORLD/AGUILERA
32 ONLY LOVE CAN HURT LIKE THIS PALOMA FAITH
33 FANCY IGGY AZALEA FT CHARLI XCX
34 CHANGING SIGMA FT PALOMA FAITH
35 HOW LONG WILL I LOVE YOU ELLIE GOULDING
36 FEELIN' MYSELF WILL I AM/CYRUS/KHALIFA
37 BLAME CALVIN HARRIS FT JOHN NEWMAN
38 LOYAL CHRIS BROWN/LIL WAYNE/TYGA
39 TRUMPETS JASON DERULO
40 GECKO (OVERDRIVE) OLIVER HELDENS & BECKY HILL

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