UK singles sales top 100m in 2012

Sales of individual singles have moved past the 100 million mark in the UK this year.

According to Official Charts Company data, the magic number was reached in last week's sales period (week 30).

3,142,600 singles were sold in total in the week, 4.6% down on the previous week's sales.

However, that was still enough to tip 2012's total singles sales up to 100,925,796. That's 7.8% above the total for last year at this stage, when total singles sales hit ...

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