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List of best selling singles

This is a list of the best selling singles in the United States certified by the Recording Industry Association of America. All of these singles have sold over 1 million copies, meaning they are all multi-platinum singles. For more information on what makes a platinum single or album see RIAA certification.

  1. Candle In The Wind, Elton John, 11 million
  2. Tie: 4 million
  3. Tie: 3 million

Table of contents
1 What makes a single?
2 Further research
3 External links

What makes a single?

In music, a single is a song considered commercially viable enough by the artist and record company to be released separately from an album, usually featuring on an album as well.

For more information, see single.

Further research

External links