In The U.S. Glee Are Top 10 Selling Digital Artists
The music from Fox's smash hit Glee has reached another amazing milestone this week as they are #8 in the top 10 selling digital US artists of all time, according to SoundScan. With over 32 million Glee songs digitally downloaded in the US, they are in the company of pop icons Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry and Black Eyed Peas.
Most recently the Glee cast's versions of Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" (45,292 tracks sold to date), Michael Jackson's "Bad" (48,766 tracks sold to date) and "Smooth Criminal" (161,495 tracks sold to date) have been added to Glee's ground breaking record for most charted songs by a single act in the Billboard Hot 100 chart history. These standout tracks bring the Glee cast's grand total of Hot 100 entries to 193, surpassing Elvis Presley, The Beatles and James Brown.
From the anthem hit "Don't Stop Believin'" to the iconic rendition of "Vogue" to the pop phenomenon "Teenage Dream," Glee has sold more than 42 million songs and over 12 million albums worldwide. Glee scored three consecutive #1 releases withGlee: The Music, Volume 3 Showstoppers, Glee: The Music, The Power of Madonna and Glee: The Music, Journey To Regionals. The RIAA has certified Glee: The Music, Volume 1 and Glee: The Music, The Christmas Album Platinum (sales in excess of 1 million units) as well as Glee: The Music, Volume 2, Glee: The Music, Volume 3 and Glee: The Music, Volume 4Gold (sales in excess of 500,000 units). Glee: The Music, Volume 4 received a Grammy nomination for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
Glee returns on Tuesdays at 8PM ET/PT on April 10th on Fox.
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