These Were the Best-Selling Albums & Singles in the World in Q1 2015

Here's the music the world was buying between January 1st and March 31st.
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Here's the music the world was buying between January 1st and March 31st.
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Here's a report of the music the world was buying between January 1st and March 31st of 2015. It's really no surprise that "Uptown Funk" and 1989 topped their respective lists, but some of the other stats are interesting. For example, in its debut week (the only week eligible for this tally), Kendrick Lamar'sTo Pimp A Butterfly sold 413k, Drake'sIf You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late has sold 939k so far, and The Weeknd, who has abandoned all the danger associated with House of Balloons to go full adult contemporary, has two million-selling singles on here. Looks like it's working out quite nicely for him.

Check out the 40 best-selling albums and singles of 2015 so far:

GLOBAL CHART / 1st QUARTER 2015

ALBUMS
01 “1989” - Taylor Swift 2,133,000
02 “X” - Ed Sheeran - 1,796,000
03 “In The Lonely Hour” - Sam Smith - 1,643,000
04 “50 Shades Of Grey” - OST - 1,105,000
05 “If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late” - Drake - 939,000
06 “Rock or Bust” - AC/DC - 861,000
07 “Title” - Meghan Trainor - 792,000
08 “Koko Ga Rhodes Da, Koko De Tobe!” - AKB48 - 790,000
09 “Planet Seven” - Sandaime J Soul Brothers - 769,000
10 “Frozen” - Soundtrack - 734,000

11 “Four” - One Direction - 717,000
12 “Hozier” - Hozier - 670,000
13 “Guardians Of The Galaxy” - Soundtrack - 617,000
14 “American Beauty / American Psycho” - Fall Out Boy - 545,000
15 “The Endless River” - Pink Floyd - 540,000
16 “The Pinkprint” - Nicki Minaj - 522,000
17 “Wanted On Voyage” - George Ezra - 513,000
18 “Smoke+Mirrors” - Imagine Dragons - 502,000
19 “V” - Maroon 5 - 479,000
20 “Rebel Heart” - Madonna - 435,000

21 “Tree” - Sekai No Owari - 425,000
22 “2014 Forest Hills Drive” - J.Cole - 423,000
23 “To Pimp A Butterfly” - Kendrick Lamar - 413,000
24 “Listen” - David Guetta - 388,000
25 “Wallflower” - Diana Krall - 363,000
26 “1000 Forms of Fear” - Sia - 361,000
27 “My Everything” - Ariana Grande - 333,000
28 “Sonic Highways” - Foo Fighters - 309,000
29 “Shadows In The Night” - Bob Dylan - 311,000
30 “Tomei Na Iro” - Nogizaka 46 - 290,000

31 “Uptown Special” - Mark Ronson - 290,000
32 “Farbenspiel” - Helene Fischer - 287,000
33 “Motion” - Calvin Harris - 283,000
34 “Ghost Stories” - Coldplay - 258,000
35 “Never Been Better” - Olly Murs - 256,000
36 “Epic Day” - B'z - 256,000
37 “Kendji” - Kendji Girac - 253,000
38 “Partners” - Barbra Streisand - 250,000
39 “Dark Sky Paradise” - Big Sean - 247,000
40 “First Kiss” - Kid Rock - 245,000

TRACKS
01 "Uptown Funk" - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - 7,252,000
02 "Thinking Out Loud" - Ed Sheeran - 4,712,000
03 "Take Me To Church" - Hozier - 4,297,000
04 "Blank Space" - Taylor Swift - 3,495,000
05 "Love Me Like You Do" - Ellie Goulding - 3,045,000
06 "Sugar" - Maroon 5 - 2,668,000
07 "FourFiveSeconds" - Rihanna / Kanye West / Paul McCartney - 2,562,000
08 "Lips Are Movin' " - Meghan Trainor - 2,463,000
09 "I'm Not The Only One" - Sam Smith - 2,329,000
10 "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift - 2,313,000

11 "All About That Bass" - Meghan Trainor - 2,167,000
12 "Stay With Me" - Sam Smith - 1,924,000
13 "Outside" - Calvin Harris feat. Ellie Goulding - 1,785,000
14 "Dangerous" - David Guetta feat. Sam Martin - 1,644,000
15 "Earned It" - The Weeknd - 1,543,000
16 "Animals" - Maroon 5 - 1,534,000
17 "Prayers in C (Robin Schulz Remix)" - Lilly Wood & The Prick - 1,364,000
18 "Chandelier" - Sia - 1,309,000
19 "Love Me Harder" - Ariana Grande feat. The Weeknd - 1,221,000
20 "Time Of Our Lives" - Pitbull feat. Ne-Yo - 1,195,000

21 "Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)" - Omi - 1,146,000
22 "Style" - Taylor Swift - 1,140,000
23 "Heroes (We Could Be)" - Alesso feat. Tove Lo - 1,116,000
24 "Elastic Heart" - Sia - 1,101,000
25 "G.D.F.R." - Flo Rida feat. Sage The Gemini & Lookas - 1,015,000
26 "Blame" - Calvin Harris feat. John Newman - 951,000
27 "Centuries" - Fall Out Boy - 948,000
28 "The Hanging Tree" - James Newton Howard feat. Jennifer Lawrence - 934,000
29 "Ghost" - Ella Henderson - 928,000
30 "Jealous" - Nick Jonas - 908,000

31 "Cool Kids" - Echosmith - 901,000
32 "Bang Bang" - Jessie J / Ariana Grande / Nicki Minaj - 806,000
33 "The Nights" - Avicii - 767,000
34 "I'm An Albatraoz" - Aron Chupa - 722,000
35 "Habits (Stay High)" - Tove Lo - 712,000
36 "All Of Me" - John Legend - 686,000
37 "The Heart Wants What It Wants" - Selena Gomez - 673,000
38 "Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)" - Mr. Probz - 619,000
39 "Green Flash" - AKB48 - 596,000
40 "Heartbeat Song" - Kelly Clarkson - 578,000