Hey Soul Sister Is The Biggest Selling Digital Track Of 2010


HEY SOUL SISTER, the hit song by American alt-rock band Train, has been announced as the biggest-selling song on iTunes for 2010. The news was revealed as part of Apple's 'Rewind 2010' round up, and tops off a huge year for the band that has seen them receive a GRAMMY AWARD nomination in the category of 'Best Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals'.
'Hey, Soul Sister', written by band-members PATRICK MONAHAN, AMUND BJORKLUND and ESPEN LIND, has to-date sold over 4.8 million digital copies in the US alone, and is now the 8th most downloaded track of all time. It is also Columbia Record's most downloaded song ever, and is overall the biggest selling song in the US for 2010. The single, which featured on Train's fifth studio album 'Save Me, San Francisco', went straight to the top of the Billboard singles chart on release, and received 'quadruple platinum' status on 14th July 2010.
The news comes after the band were confirmed to appear on Dick Clark's 'New Year's Rockin Eve' show on December 31st 2010. The event, set to be hosted by Fergie and Ryan Seacrest, will also feature performances from the likes of The Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber, and JENNIFER LOPEZ.


Contactmusic

Tags: Train - Dick Clark - Fergie - Ryan Seacrest - Black Eyed Peas - Justin Bieber

Advertisement

More Train

Train - Angel In Blue Jeans (Stripped-Down) Presented by Honda Stage Video

Following the September 2014 release of their seventh studio album, 'Bulletproof Picasso', Train have released a live video for their June 2014 single, 'Angel in...

Train - Angel in Blue Jeans (Xperia Access @ V Festival - Lounge) Video

While performing on the main stage at V Festival, Train sang their 'Angel in Blue Jeans' - the third track from their upcoming album, 'Bulletproof...

Train - Drops of Jupiter (Xperia Access @ V Festival - Lounge) Video

Train has released a live video from their concert at V Festival when they performed their 2001 hit single, 'Drops From Jupiter'....

Train - Angel in Blue Jeans Video

With their new album 'Bulletproof Picasso' scheduled for release on September 16th 2014 through Columbia records, Train have unveiled a video featuring 'Machete' star Danny...

Advertisement

Train's New Single 'Angel In Blue Jeans' - What's It Mean For The Upcoming Album?

It won't be long until another one of Train's singles is stuck in your head again. After releasing their commercially acclaimed sixth studio album, California...

Get Ready For Tortuga Music Festival 2014 Headlined By Eric Church And Luke Bryan

Following the excitement of the Academy of Country Music Awards at the weekend, it's only right to give a little reminder of what's coming next...

Madonna Slams 'Stupid Boy Scouts' (Kisses Anderson Cooper For The Hell Of It)

Madonna called on the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gay members in a speech at the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday night (March...

"Praying" For Change: Carly Rae Jepsen Explains Cancelling Show For 'Homophobic' Boy Scouts

The Canadian pop star Carly Rae Jepsen has explained her motives behind pulling out of a planned performance at a Boy Scouts Jamboree. When she...

Advertisement

Comments

Train Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Train

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All