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Timberlake, Beyonce have year's top iTunes albums

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 3:12pm  ET

FILE - This Feb. 10, 2013 file photo shows Beyonce at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyonce's fifth self-titled album, released in surprise form late last week, is collection of songs that highlight Beyonce’s evolution as a woman and artist. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

MESFIN FEKADU
AP Music Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Beyonce's new album was released just last week, but it's already the second best-selling album on iTunes this year.

Apple announced Tuesday that the diva's self-titled album is behind only Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20 Experience." Beyonce's fifth album sold more than 617,000 units in three days.

Albums from Imagine Dragons, Jay Z and Drake round out the top 5.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have the top-selling song with "Thrift Shop." Their hit, "Can't Hold Us," placed fifth. Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," ''Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons and Pink's "Just Give Me a Reason" ranked second, third and fourth.

"Skyfall" is the year's top-selling movie and "Breaking Bad" is the leading TV show.

Candy Crush Saga, King.com Limited is the top free app for iPhones and iPads. Candy Crush is also the top paid app for iPads. The top paid app for iPhones is Minecraft, Pocket Edition, Mojang.

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Online:

http://iTunes.com/Bestof2013


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