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  1. Highest Selling Album of 2006: US vs UK

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    horus music turns 10We’ve seen what the highest-selling UK albums and singles were in 2006, but how does this compare to the highest selling album of the year across the pond in the USA?

    Highest Selling Album in the US for 2006:

    High School Musical Soundtrack

    3,719,000 copies sold

    Highest Selling Album in the UK for 2006:

    Snow Patrol – Eyes Open

    1,514,554 copies sold

    We’ll let you compare the final verdict…

  2. 2006 Had Some Of the Best Pop Songs of the Decade

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    horus music turns 102006 was a pretty great year, as we’ve seen, and it also presented us with some pop music gems that have stuck with us for 10 years now. I’ll leave it up to you to decide whether that is a good thing or not.

    Listen along with us on Spotify.

    1. Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean – Hips Don’t Lie
    2. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy
    3. Pink – Who Knew
    4. Rihanna – SOS
    5. Nelly Furtado – Maneater
    6. Rihanna – Unfaithful
    7. Sandi Thom – I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)
    8. NeYo – So Sick
    9. Christina Aguilera – Ain’t No Other Man
    10. Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
    11. Beyoncé feat. Jay Z – Déjà Vu
    12. Lily Allen – Smile
    13. Justin Timberlake feat. Timbaland – SexyBack
    14. Amy Winehouse – Rehab
    15. Girls Aloud – Something Kinda Ooooh
  3. 10 Most Viewed Videos on VEVO

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    horus music turns 10Within the theme of our 10th birthday this year, we’re continuing our run-down of all things ’10′ by looking at the 10 videos on that receive the most views on VEVO.

    Correct as of 15th January 2016.

    1. Taylor Swift – Blank Space

    (1,417,765,628 views)

    2. Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk

    (1,307,052,824 views)

    3. Justin Bieber feat. Ludacris – Baby

    (1,287,197,484 views) 

    4. Taylor Swift – Shake It Off

    (1,286,332,826 views)

    5. Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – Dark Horse

    (1,265,768,251 views)

    6. Katy Perry – Roar

    (1,240,554,323 views)

    7. Meghan Trainor – All About That Bass

    (1,225,588,180 views)

    8. OneRepublic – Counting Stars

    (1,111,743,129 views)

    9. LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock

    (1,023,562,213 views) 

    10. Eminem feat, Rihanna – Love The Way You Lie

    (1,006,301,532 views)