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Uptown Funk is 5th biggest single in UK history

Sony now responsible for 2 of the 5 biggest selling track in history.

Uptown Funk

It’s official Uptown Funk has become the fifth biggest selling single in UK history. The Mark Ronson track featuring Bruno Mars has overtaken Wings by Mull of Kintyre/Girls’ School which was released in 1977.

Uptown Funk was UK’s biggest hit in 2015, it has been streamed over sixty million times in here alone and sold over two million copies, since it was released in November 2014.

Sony music artists are now responsible for two of the 5 biggest selling tracks in UK chart history with Pharrell Williams’ Happy sitting and number 4 and now Mark Ronson’s single Uptown Funk at number 5.

Mark Ronson said about the news: “Thank you to Jason Iley, Alison Donald, Mark Terry and all my people at Columbia in the UK who have helped achieve this crazy milestone.”

Jason Iley, Chairman & CEO, Sony Music UK, also commented: Congratulations to Mark Ronson on this incredible and historic achievement.  Mark’s success is a perfect example of the huge global demand for British music right now which only goes to reinforce Sony’s commitment to signing home grown talent for global success.”

Alison Donald, Co-President of Columbia Records UK, said: “At Columbia UK, we gave Mark the freedom to flourish and grow as an artist. And so he came back with Uptown Funk, which is – quite simply – a fantastic record that deserves all the accolades it receives.” 


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