Monday 18 December 2017

Mumford debut is top iTunes album

Mumford & Sons' debut release, Sigh No More, is the best-selling album on iTunes this year
Mumford & Sons' debut release, Sigh No More, is the best-selling album on iTunes this year

Mumford & Sons debut release, Sigh No More, has been revealed as the best-selling album on iTunes this year.

The Mercury Prize-nominated Londoners, famous for their brand of rootsy acoustic rock, beat Eminem's Recovery into second place, with Florence And The Machine, Plan B and Lady Gaga making up the rest of the top five.

Rapper Eminem also had success in the singles chart where his collaboration with Rihanna, Love The Way You Lie, was number one.

US synth act Owl City was in second place with Fireflies.

The most popular paid for app was Angry Birds. The game, where players fire birds at pigs, was the gaming hit of the year with Prime Minister David Cameron reported to be among its fans.

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