2012 TOP 100 HITS – #9
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop – 394 317 000
This list really tells us how many insane tracks emerged in 2012. It is now Thrift Shop who appears with a #9 position and 394 million streams. When it reached #1 in the US, the song was the first independent release to reach the top in nearly 20 years and only the second ever.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis haven’t got one #1 among others. Thrift Shop was a beast among the beasts, selling 8 million units to date in the US, one of the very top selling songs of the digital era. A global smash, it was the #2 song of the year 2013 as per the IFPI.