Rihanna Top Selling Digital Artiste


Barbadian pop star Rihanna is the top selling digital artiste in the United States.

This is according to Nielsen SoundScan, which says she has sold more than 47 million tracks to the end of 2011 putting her ahead of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Britney Spears and Beyonce.

Black Eyed Peas are in number two spot but also hold the honour of having the biggest selling digital track to date with I Gotta Feeling.

The list does not include the tracks Rihanna has featured in.

British singer Adele’s album, 21, was last year’s biggest selling digital album.

Also on the full list of the top 10 Selling Digital Artistes of all time are rapperEminem in third, pop singer Lady Gaga in fourth, country star Taylor Swift at number 5, pop singer Katy Perry at number 6, rapper Lil Wayne in seventh place, pop sensation Beyonce in eighth, with rapper Kanye West and pop star Britney Spear rounding in ninth and 10th respectively.