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The UK Singles Chart is currently compiled by The Official UK Charts Company (OCC) on behalf of the British record industry. The chart week runs from Sunday to Saturday, with the chart being printed in Music Week magazine, and published online at Yahoo! Music UK (formerly Dotmusic).

Best-selling singles

Year Song Artist Number
1997 "Candle in the Wind 1997" Elton John 4,920,000
1984 "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Band Aid 3,750,000
"Bohemian Rhapsody" Queen 2,440,000
1977 "Mull of Kintyre" / "Girls' School" Wings 2,080,000
1978 "You're the One That I Want" Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta 2,050,000
1984 "Relax" Frankie Goes to Hollywood 2,030,000
1978 "Rivers of Babylon" / "Brown Girl in the Ring" Boney M. 2,020,000
1963 "She Loves You" The Beatles 1,910,000
1994 "Love Is All Around" Wet Wet Wet 1,860,000
1978 "Mary's Boy Child – Oh My Lord" Boney M. 1,860,000

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