Category: UK Top 100 Biggest Songs of 2014
Pharrell Williams has claimed the Official Biggest Song of 2014 with Happy. The track, which was released in June 2013 as part of the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and later as the lead single from his second solo album G I R L, has racked up a combined sales and streaming total of 1.62 million in the last 12 months.
With the inclusion of streaming into the singles chart since July, the Official Singles Chart of 2014 is the first ever to incorporate streaming data from services including Spotify, Deezer, Napster and O2 Tracks.
Meanwhile, Clean Bandit take second place on the end of year singles chart with Rather Be. The classical-dance crossover track, which was released in January, finishes 2014 with a combined chart tally of 1.29 million. The song also ties with Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass (which places eighth on the year-end list) for longest-running Number 1 of the year, each spending four weeks at the top.
John Legend claims the third biggest song of 2014 with All Of Me. The US soul singer’s ode to his wife Chrissy Teigen peaked at Number 2 on the chart back in April and has spent an impressive 44 weeks in the Top 40 this year, finishing with a combined total of 1.2 million chart sales.
Taking fourth place on the Official Singles Chart of 2014 is Mr Probz with Waves. The song, which was remixed by Robin Schulz for its release, also claims the biggest-selling debut single of the year with 1.01 million combined chart sales.