The top 10 selling albums of 2009, announced by iTunes today, includes pop sensations Taylor Swift and Lady GaGa, but also the established Kings of Leon. KOL's 'Only By the Night' amazed us, pouring into new guitar riffs and backing vocals, while expanding on reverbed sounds. Caleb's vocals are as profound as ever with the unexpected success of 'Use Somebody,' taking the world by storm and sweeping women off their feet. 'Fearless' marks Taylor Swift's transition from country to pop star, 'The Fame' reveals tracks with paramount dance club beats, and 'Twilight''s first soundtrack is still popular among the tweens and adored vampire fans, showcasing blooksucking singles by Muse, the Black Ghosts, Paramore, and Linkin Park and more. Check out the biggest downloads in 2009.
1. Kings of Leon, 'Only By the Night'
2. Various Artists, 'Twilight (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)'
3. Lady GaGa, 'The Fame'
4. Taylor Swift, 'Fearless'
5. Dave Matthews Band, 'Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King'
6. Michael Jackson, 'The Essential Michael Jackson'
7. The Fray, 'The Fray'
8. Jay-Z, 'The Blueprint 3'
9. Eminem, 'Relapse'
10. Black Eyed Peas, 'The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)'