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Charts Company Says Elton is Among Those Hitting a Milestone

Monday 1 July 2013 @ 15:50 - GMT

Elton, Peter Andre and Ed Sheeran are among a number of artists boasting singles that have passed the one million sales mark in the UK over the last month.

According to the latest Official Charts Company data, Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton and Kiki Dee (1976), Mysterious Girl by Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx (1995), Whole Again by Atomic Kitten (2001), Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon (2008), and Sheeran's The A Team (2011) have all hit the milestone.

They join Daft Punks Get Lucky, which was recently announced as the first 2013-release single to sell one million copies in the UK.

Eltons double A-side, Something About The Way You Look Tonight / Candle In The Wind '97, remains Britain's biggest selling single of all-time, racking up over 4.91 million sales since its release in 1997.

Band Aids 1984 charity single Do They Know Its Christmas? is in second place with 3.73 million sales.

You can see the full list of the UKs 136 million selling singles at www.officialcharts.com.

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