The UK iTunes Store has announced its biggest-selling tracks of 2006.
The company claims US and international artists dominated the UK singles charts according to sales from the iTunes Store in 2006. UK-signed act Gnarls Barkley took the number one sales slot with 'Crazy', followed by 'I Don't Feel Like Dancin' by the Scissor Sisters at number two. Nelly Furtado, Shakira, Justin Timberlake and Razorlight also had top ten selling singles. Gnarls Barkley did a clean sweep across Europe with 'Crazy' reaching top five across 14 of the 17 European iTunes stores.
Snow Patrol was the best selling British act of the year with 'Chasing Cars' at number three in the singles chart and the number one spot on the album chart for 'Eyes Open'.
New UK talent highlights included he Kooks and Razorlight coming in at number eigh and nine respectively in the singles chart and outperforming established artists like Robbie Williams and Will Young.
Arctic Monkeys had the best debut album of the year with 'Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not' coming in at number two in the album chart closely followed by The Kooks at number three with 'Inside In Inside Out' and James Morrison and 'Undiscovered' at number four.
Top Ten Albums
1. 'Eyes Open' - Snow Patrol
2. 'Whatever People Say I Am,That's What I'm Not' - Arctic Monkeys
3. 'Inside In Inside Out' - The Kooks
4. 'Undiscovered' - James Morrison
5. 'Razorlight' - Razorlight
6. 'In Between Dreams' - Jack Johnson
7. 'Sam's Town' - The Killers
8. 'Ta-Dah' - Scissor Sisters
9. 'Corinne Bailey Rae' - Corinne Bailey Rae
10. 'Twelve Stops and Home' - The Feeling
iTunes is offering its Top 100 Singles and Albums list alongside collections of the best new artists of 2006 and top artists to watch in 2007 on the iTunes Store.