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Universal Music Group Makes History Charting 9 Of Digital Sales Top 10

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Universal Music Group has set a new music industry record by having 9 of the top 10 best selling digital songs in the US.  UMG songs that boxed out the charts are Katy Perry’s “Roar” from Capitol Records at number 1, Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” at 2 from Star Trak/Interscope Records, Lady Gaga “Applause” at number 3 from Streamline/Interscope Records, Jay-Z Featuring Justin Timberlake ”Holy Grail” at number 3 from Roc Nation, Luke Bryan’s “That My Kind Of Night” from Capitol Nashville at number 5, Avicii’s “Wake Me Up” at number 7 from PRMD/Island Records, Imagine Dragons “Radioactive” at number 8 from KidinaKorner/Interscope Records, Lana Del Rey’s “Summertime Sadness” at number 9 from Polydor/Interscope Records, and Lorde’s  “Royals” from Lava/Republic Records at number 10.  UMG Chairman Lucian Grainge  reacted the achievement in a statement.

“While only a snapshot, this achievement is representative of our global commitment to long-term artist development and the performance of our labels, including our efforts to revitalize EMI, Capitol and Virgin. Further, this week’s results also demonstrate the success we’re having with artists across a wide array of genres.”

We’ve embedded the related videos below for you to enjoy. Cheers!

Katy Perry

“Roar”

From: Prism

Capitol Records

Robin Thicke Featuring Pharrell Williams & T.I.

“Blurred Lines”

From: Blurred Lines

Star Trak/Interscope Records

Lady Gaga

“Applause”

From: ARTPOP

Streamline/Interscope Records

Jay-Z Featuring Justin Timberlake

“Holy Grail”

From: Magna Carta

Roc Nation

Luke Bryan

“That’s My Kind Of Night”

From: Crash My Party

Capitol Nashville

Avicii’s

“Wake Me Up”

PRMD/Island Records

Imagine Dragons

“Radioactive”

From Night Visions

KidinaKorner/Interscope Records

Lana Del Rey’s

“Summertime Sadness”

Polydor/Interscope Records

Lorde

“Royals”

Lava/Republic Records

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