Elton John, Peter Andre and Ed Sheeran are among a number of artists boasting singles that have passed the one million sales mark in the UK over the last month.

According to the latest Official Charts Company data, Don’t Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee (1976), Mysterious Girl by Peter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx (1995), Whole Again by Atomic Kitten (2001), Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon (2008), and The A Team by Ed Sheeran (2011) have all hit the milestone.

They join Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, which was announced as the first 2013-release single to sell one million copies in the UK last night.

Elton John’s double A-side, Something About The Way You Look Tonight / Candle In The Wind ’97, remains the UK’s biggest selling single of all-time, racking up over 4.91 million sales since its release in 1997.

Band Aid’s 1984 charity single Do They Know It’s Christmas? is in second place with 3.73 million sales, while Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody (2.4 million sales), Wings’ Mull Of Kintyre / Girls’ School (2.07 million) and John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John’s You’re The One That I Want (2.04 million) complete the Top 5.

Music Week

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