Pharrell_Williams_-_HappyPharrell Williams must have known that he was on to something when he unleashed his biggest hit yet – Happy. The song continues to slay the charts and held the No. 1 spot on the Hot 100 for 10 weeks straight, which explains why, Billboard and Facebook named it the most popular song of 2014. It also dominated the digital space by toping the Digital Songs chart for the year.

“It’s not possible to experience constant euphoria, but if you’re grateful, you can find happiness in everything. While I’ve expressed gratitude many times for what my song “Happy” did for me personally, I will never stop saying thank you.” — Pharrell Williams

Other tunes that made quite an impressionable mark this year include all the usual suspects, Sam Smith’s Stay with Me, John Legend’s All of Me.Beyoncé’s Drunk in Love, DJ Snake & Lil Jon’s Turn Down for What, Nicki Minaj’s Anaconda, and Iggy Azalea’s collaboration with Charli XCX, Fancy.

Listed below are  the best-selling songs and albums of 2014, according to iTunes:

Songs:
1. Pharrell – “Happy”
2. John Legend – “All of Me”
3. Katy Perry – “Dark Horse (ft. Juicy J)”
4. Jason Derulo – “Talk Dirty (ft. 2 Chainz)”
5. Iggy Azalea – “Fancy (ft. Charli XCX)”
6. Ariana Grande – “Problem (ft. Iggy Azalea)”
7. Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”
8. Idina Menzel – “Let It Go”
9. DJ Snake – “Turn Down for What (ft. Lil Jon)”
10. MAGIC! – “Rude”

Albums:
1. Various Artists – Frozen soundtrack
2. Taylor Swift – 1989
3. Coldplay – Ghost Stories
4. Sam Smith – In the Lonely Hour
5. Various Artists – Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack
6. Beyoncé – Beyoncé
7. Lorde – Pure Heroine
8. Ed Sheeran – X
9. Eric Church – The Outsiders
10. 5 Seconds of Summer – 5 Seconds of Summer

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