You Won't Believe What The Biggest Selling Digital Song Is - 08 Rewind

You Won't Believe What The Biggest Selling Digital Song Is was a top story for October. Enjoy our 2008 news rewind as you read the story again:(MusicRadar) Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" is a song you either love to hate or hate to love. But lots of people simply love, love, love it: the epic power ballad has become the biggest-selling digital catalog track ever.

According to Soundscan, it is the first catalog song to sell over 2 million downloads, achieving double-platinum status. (It is categorized as a 'catalog' track because it was released before MP3s were invented and available for sale online through venues like the iTunes store. It was placed in the iTunes Store catalog on April 28, 2003.)

Why is it so popular? Good question, and like "What makes water wet?" it's somewhat unanswerable. However, the fact remains that, since it was first released on the 1981 Journey album Escape, Don't Stop Believin' resonated with fans. - more on this story

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