Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas Dominate 2009 iTunes Top Sellers

The world’s largest music retailer, iTunes, has released its year-end list of the best-selling music of 2009. Lady Gaga and the Black Eyed Peas ruled the digital charts, scoring some of the most-downloaded songs and albums. The iTunes staff also picked their favorite artists, albums, and songs of the year in different genres. Check out who made the cut.


1. Only by the Night – Kings of Leon
2. Twilight Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
3. The Fame – Lady Gaga
4. Fearless – Taylor Swift
5. Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King – Dave Matthews Band
6. The Essential Michael Jackson – Michael Jackson
7. The Fray – The Fray
8. The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
9. Relapse – Eminem
10. The E.N.D. – Black Eyed Peas


1. “Boom Boom Pow” – Black Eyed Peas
2. “Right Round” – Flo Rida
3. “Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
4. “I Gotta Feeling” – Black Eyed Peas
5. “Gives You Hell” – The All-American Rejects
6. “Just Dance” – Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis
7. “Party in the U.S.A.” – Miley Cyrus
8. “The Climb” – Miley Cyrus
9. “Dead and Gone” – T.I. featuring Justin Timberlake
10. “Use Somebody” – Kings of Leon


Artist of the Year: Michael Jackson
Album of the Year: Only by the Night – Kings of Leon
Best New Artist: Lady Gaga
Best Hip-Hop Album: Only Built for Cuban Linx, Pt. 2 – Raekwon
Best Hip-Hop Single: “Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys
Best Hip-Hop New Artist: Drake
Best R&B/Soul Album: Signature – Joe
Best R&B/Soul Single: “Pretty Wings” – Maxwell
Best R&B/Soul New Artist: Melanie Fiona

Click here for the full iTunes “Rewind 2009” list.