Top 10 global recording artists 2017

1 Ed Sheeran
2 Drake
3 Taylor Swift
4 Kendrick Lamar
5 Eminem
6 Bruno Mars
7 The Weeknd
8 Imagine Dragons
9 Linkin Park
10 The Chainsmokers

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Global top albums of 2017

Artist Title Units (m)
1 Ed Sheeran ÷ 6.1
2 Taylor Swift Reputation 4.5
3 P!nk Beautiful Trauma 1.8
4 Rag'n'Bone Man Human 1.6
5 Sam Smith The Thrill Of It All 1.4
6 U2 Songs Of Experience 1.3
7 Kendrick Lamar DAMN. 1.3
8 Eminem Revival 1.1
9 Harry Styles Harry Styles 1.0
10 Bruno Mars 24K Magic 1.0
(Source: IFPI. Physical and digital albums included.)

Global top digital singles of 2017

Artist Title Units (m)
1 Ed Sheeran Shape of You 26.6
2 Luis Fonsi Despacito 24.3
3 The Chainsmokers & Coldplay Something Just Like This 11.5
4 Bruno Mars That's What I Like 9.7
5 The Chainsmokers Closer 9.0
6 Kendrick Lamar HUMBLE. 8.3
7 Charlie Puth Attention 8.3
8 DJ Khaled I'm the One 7.9
9 Ed Sheeran Perfect 7.9
10 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons 7.8
(Source: IFPI. Units include single-track downloads and track-equivalent ad-supported audio and subscription audio streams. Video streams are excluded)

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