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Best Selling Songs of All Time

There are many great songs in history, but these are some of the most successful. Here, you’ll learn how Celine Dion’s song for the movie Titanic became the second best selling single of all time. Then, learn about Cher’s “In the Summertime” and Mariah Carey’s “Tango.” Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ was the most popular Christmas song of all time, and many more.

Celine Dion’s Titanic song became the second best-selling single by a female artist

The Titanic movie’s theme song, “My Heart Will Go On,” is the closing song of the film. It became a staple of the Celine Dion catalog, but she initially refused to record it because she felt like it would push her luck. She was ultimately persuaded to record the song after her manager convinced her to do a demo. James Cameron’s film team was also hesitant to include the song, but Sony Music Entertainment Head Tommy Mottola claimed that the whole song was recorded in one take.

While the film’s soundtrack is considered one of the best-selling soundtracks in history, the song’s popularity grew even after the film was released. The song became the film’s love theme, reaching the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The film’s soundtrack, “Titanic,” was certified 11 times platinum in the U.S. and sold 30 million copies worldwide. The film’s soundtrack received two Oscar awards, and Celine Dion’s version of the song became the second best-selling single by a female artist ever.

Cher’s 1994 single In the Summertime

In the summer of 1972, Look Glass released a song called “Brandy” that sparked a cultural craze. Suddenly, the number of babies born with the name “Brandy” increased by almost four times. The song was so popular that some people thought it was about the 1750s New Jersey spinster Mary Ellis, who fell in love with a sea captain. However, Looking Glass lead singer Elliott Lurie debunked that myth.

Mariah Carey’s 1994 single Tango

The chart-topping hit song was first released by the pop star in 1994. It became a Christmas favorite after the song was released as a single on her album, “Merry Christmas.” The original and remixed versions were both huge hits, but the single was a huge hit for both singers. Carey’s 1994 single is one of the best-selling songs of all time, and has been on the charts for over 25 years.

While many pop artists have enjoyed huge success during the holiday season, Mariah Carey is one of the few people who have actually achieved this feat. Her 1994 single Tango is one of the best-selling songs of all time, and it remains one of the most popular singles of all time. In fact, it’s the only holiday song to have reached the Platinum milestone.

Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas”

A duet of the famous song was performed by Bing Crosby and Marjorie Reynolds in the movie. Martha Mears dubbed her singing voice and her character was originally supposed to sing the song. The movie version was filmed on March 18, 1947 and was accompanied by the Trotter Orchestra and Darby singers. Bing Crosby’s version is considered to be his most popular, and he has performed it in nearly every Christmas since.

The song is a perennial holiday classic, recorded by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Karen Carpenter. It was also covered by artists as diverse as Elvis Presley, Darlene Love, and Jessie J. Bing Crosby’s holiday collection has sold over 50 million copies and is still selling as strong as ever. Its popularity has led it to be the best-selling Christmas single ever, and is now available on CD, LP, and download.

Although the original version of “White Christmas” was recorded in May 1942, the original was damaged due to overuse. Crosby recorded a new version of the song on March 19, 1947, and added flutes and celestas. The film became a hit and became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. The studio recording of the song also featured a re-recording of the first verse.

Elton John’s “Candle in the Wind” is the fourth best-selling song of all time

“Candle in the Wind” is one of Elton John’s greatest songs. While it wasn’t initially a Top Ten hit in either the UK or the US, it has become a staple in his repertoire. Its original version featured a glam rock guitar accent and in-pocket rhythm section. Elton’s live version of the song in 1986 was moody and slick. The 1997 version is full-on mythic schlock.

The original version of “Candle in the Wind” was written for another star. The song was originally written to commemorate the actress Marilyn Monroe, who passed away from cancer in 1997. But the song’s popularity has since reached new heights. The song was also inspired by the obituary for Janis Joplin, who died in a car accident. Nevertheless, “Candle in the Wind” has become the fourth best-selling song of all time.

Another chart-topping song by Elton John is “Recover Your Soul.” The song peaked at #55 in 1998, and became the singer’s fourth-best-selling single of all time. The song is available in both physical and digital formats. There are also streaming services and music websites that offer a digital version of “Candle in the Wind.”

Toto’s “Africa”

Many of us have heard Toto’s song, “Africa.” While it has been overanalyzed and dissected, there is nothing terribly interesting about the lyrics. This song, written by Californian singer-songwriter David Paich, has been compared to a love song about a continent, and it’s easy to see why. Jeff Paich was inspired by stories of missionaries in his neighborhood and percussionists from around the world.

The song tells the story of a man who has traveled to Africa, but whose girlfriend is coming to meet him. He’s enamored with the land, but must decide whether he wants to go back or stay and spend more time with his girlfriend. When he finally makes the decision to visit the continent, he accidentally rips off a wise old man’s words, which make him question his morality.

The song “Africa” is about a young white boy who has to choose between two loves. David Paich, Toto’s keyboardist and vocalist, co-wrote the song with producer Jeff Porcaro. The song’s lyrics were inspired by a documentary about the suffering of the people of Africa. However, they were influenced by the emotions that he was feeling. Despite the lyrics’ underlying message, “Africa” has become one of the most popular songs in history.

Toto’s “It’s Now Or Never”

It’s Now Or Never by Toto was the band’s first hit single. The band’s name is a play on the dog from the Wizard of Oz, and the Latin word for all-encompassing. The band’s members were all session musicians prior to their formation, including keyboardist David Paich. The band’s second hit single, “The End”, featured a guest vocal from Eagles guitarist Timothy B. Schmit.

The band was formed in 1975 and released fourteen studio albums. They have collaborated with hundreds of artists, including Michael Jackson. “Thriller” features a Toto solo, and Eddie Van Halen has played on more than 1,500 albums. Toto’s 40th anniversary tour has been a hit worldwide. While their songs may be dated, they still hold their value as timeless classics. They are still as popular as ever, and their fans are still singing along with them.

The song has received mixed reviews since its release in 1982. The song is a synth-pop classic that Toto released in their fourth album, Toto IV. It is still a classic, and is considered one of the best 80s songs. If you’re looking for a timeless classic, “Africa” is a great choice. Its melodic hook will take you back to the eighties.

Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lot

With a massive following, “Whole Lot” is one of the most popular rock songs of all time. The two-part version of the song has become an enduring monolith of flower-power optimism. Although the song’s popularity peaked at No. 3 on the Hot 100 chart, it’s not the only reason for the band’s success. The band’s live shows were mind-blowing, and their songs live were even more intense than the recorded versions.

The album Houses Of The Holy is a great choice for fans of the band. This double CD features two discs, including remastered versions of “The Rain Song” and “D’yer Mak’er.” A bonus disc includes seven previously unreleased mixes of the songs. The songs’ unique style is a testament to the band’s ability to keep fans interested.