Robin Thicke, Bastille top iTunes UK best-sellers of 2013

Published Dec 17 2013, 10:51 GMT  |  By

Robin Thicke's global hit has been named the best-selling song on iTunes in the UK this year.

The singer's popular track 'Blurred Lines', which also features TI and Pharrell Williams, hit number one on the digital store's 2013 best-sellers chart.

Robin Thicke in 'Blurred Lines' music video.

Robin Thicke

Daft Punk press shot 2013

Daft Punk


Avicii's 'Wake Me Up' finishes in second place, while Daft Punk's comeback track 'Get Lucky' finishes third.

Over on the album chart, compilation album Now That's What I Call Music 85 has been named this year's best-seller.

The set was released back in July and features 44 popular hits, including Thicke and Daft Punk's aforementioned anthems.

Bastille's debut album Bad Blood has finished in second place, but tops the list of best-selling artist albums of the year.

Bastille's Dan Smith.

Bastille

Arctic Monkeys and frontman Alex Turner

Emeli Sandé's Our Version of Events is at three, Arctic Monkeys' AM is at four and Now That's What I Call Music 84 is fifth.

Meanwhile, iTunes' editorial picks for the year have also been revealed.

London Grammar's debut collection If You Wait has been named 'Album of the Year', following its release in September.

London Grammar press shot

London Grammar


"This is an absolute honour for us, we can't thank iTunes and our fans enough for their support and this recognition," the band said.

"It's been an incredible year and this marks its close on a fantastic high, so thank you so much."

iTunes also named Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' its 'Song of the Year', Arctic Monkeys its 'Artist of the Year' and Haim its 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year'.

Watch the music video for Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' below: