The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has named David Bowie as the most popular artist of 2016, beating the likes of Drake and Adele to claim the top spot.
The Sales of Bowie’s songs skyed following his death in 2016.
His albums, including his 25th and final studio album Blackstar were more popular.
Bowie sold 1.6 million albums (1.5m physical and digital albums sales, 510,000 tracks downloaded and 127 million streamed) while Adele, whose three studio albums sold 1.2 million, and Drake, who released his No. 1 album Views last year.