Released on Simon Cowell/Sony's Syco imprint and credited to Helping Haiti, Everybody Hurts is a cover of the second of 10 Top 10 hits for R.E.M. (number seven in 1993), with proceeds going to The Disasters Emergency Committee and The Sun's Helping Haiti appeal.
It sold 453,426 copies - slightly more than the rest of the Top 15 added together - to debut at number one, and achieves the eighth highest weekly sale of the 21st century.
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