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Rihanna named biggest selling digital artist of all time

January 7, 2012 - Washington

Rihanna is the biggest selling digital artist of all time, according to a new report from Nielsen SoundScan.

The 23-year-old has rung up a whopping 47.5 million digital downloads from July 4, 2004, to Jan. 1, 2012, Fox News reported.

The Black Eyed Peas have landed the second place on the list with 42.4 million digital sales, despite their disappointing performance at last year's Super Bowl halftime show.

The Real Slim Shady stands up in third place, with Eminem fans downloading 42.2 million "units" of his songs.

Lady Gaga is holding steady in fourth place with 42 million units sold.

Taylor Swift takes the No. 5 spot with 41.8 million, and 'I Kissed a Girl' star Katy Perry is in sixth place with 37.6 million.


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