The Best-Selling Singles of 2016
The Chainsmokers had two of the top 15 best-selling singles in 2016. See the full list of tracks that made the list in the article below.This article originally appeared on Yahoo Music
Justin Timberlake’s exuberant “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is the year’s top-selling digital hit. For an artist who has been turning out hits for nearly two decades, going back to his days with *NSYNC, that’s a remarkable achievement. Alas, the song has sold just 2,438,000 copies. That’s the lowest sales tally for the year’s top-selling digital hit in a decade.
The Chainsmokers, twenty one pilots, and Drake each have two songs among the year’s top 15 best-selling digital hits. The Chainsmokers are represented with “Closer” (featuring Halsey) at No. 3 and “Don’t Let Me Down” (featuring Daya) at No. 8. twenty one pilots have “Stressed Out” at No. 6 and “Heathens” at No. 11. These are the first duos with two songs in the year’s top 15 since Macklemore & Ryan Lewis scored in 2013 with “Thrift Shop” (No. 2) and “Can’t Hold Us” (No. 8)...