Subscriber Account active since. Every year, the Billboard chooses the best performing pop song from the previous year, based on units sold and chart performance. Some of these songs never even hit No.
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This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles. The criterion for inclusion on the list is to have sold at least ten million copies worldwide. The singles listed here were cited by reliable sources from various media, such as digital journalism , newspapers, magazines, and books. It is notable that, according to Guinness World Records , Irving Berlin 's " White Christmas " as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies. This makes it the second-best-selling physical single of all time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.
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