iTunes just revealed the year's top-selling albums, songs, movies, TV shows and episodes.
Here's a look at what caught your attention most in 2012:
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Adele's 21, which came out in early 2011 (yes, 2011), experienced a post-Grammys album sales boost and became the first artist on iTunes to go double platinum.
- 1. 21 from Adele
- 2. Red from Taylor Swift
- 3. Babel from Mumford & Sons
- 4. Up All Night from One Direction
- 5. Some Nights from Fun.
Viral hit "Call Me Maybe," which landed Carly Rae Jepsen a record deal and earned her a Song of the Year Grammy nomination, raked in the most downloads.
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- 1. "Call Me Maybe" from Carly Rae Jepsen
- 2. "Somebody That I Used to Know" from Gotye
- 3. "We Are Young" from Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
- 4. "Payphone" from Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa
- 5. "Starships" from Nicki Minaj
TV drama Downton Abbey's second season garnered heavy downloads (season three begins Jan. 6), beating out social TV heavyweight The Walking Dead.
- 1. Downton Abbey, season 2
- 2. The Walking Dead, season 3
- 3. Breaking Bad, season 5
- 4. Mad Men, season 5
- 5. Homeland, season 1
The top episodes, for the most part, mirror the top seasons except for the inclusion of iCarly.
- 1. "Seed" from The Walking Dead
- 2. "Live Free or Die" from Breaking Bad
- 3. "Episode 1" from Downton Abbey
- 4. "Tea Leaves" from Mad Men
- 5. "iGo One Direction" from iCarly
Movies (sales and rentals)
The odds were in The Hunger Games favor as Katniss and company slayed the competition.
- 1. The Hunger Games
- 2. 21 Jump Street
- 3. Moneyball
- 4. The Avengers
- 5. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
All New Library
Your music library is going to see a redesign in iTunes 11. Browsing is much more intuitive, and can be sorted more carefully based on what you’re looking for in your collection.
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This story originally published on Mashable here.
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