Top 10 Selling Digital Artists, 2011

The following table lists the rank, artist, and U.S. sales data for the top ten selling digital artists of 2011.

Rank Artist Units Sold
 1. Katy Perry 15,187,000
 2. Adele 14,247,000
 3. Rihanna 13,918,000
 4. Glee Cast 13,580,000
 5. Lady Gaga 12,768,000
 6. Lil Wayne 12,335,000
 7. LMFAO 10,507,000
 8. Bruno Mars 10,443,000
 9. Eminem 9,264,000
10. Chris Brown 8,770,000
Based on digital track sales from Jan. 3, 2011–Jan. 1, 2012.
Source: Nielsen SoundScan. © 2012, Nielsen Media Research.

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