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The Chainsmokers’ “Closer” Is The 3rd Biggest Song of 2016

According to a new report by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), this past year's 10 biggest songs have calculated. The IFPI used digital sales along with streams to decide the rankings for each one of the tracks.

Coming in at the #3 and #8 spot was none other than The Chainsmokers themselves. “Closer” received 11.7 million streams/purchases while “Don't Let Me Down” received 10.2 million.

Biggest Songs of 2016

1. Drake – “One Dance (ft. WizKid and Kyla),” 12.5 million
2. Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself,” 11.7 million
3. The Chainsmokers – “Closer (ft. Halsey),” 11.7 million
4. Sia – “Cheap Thrills,” 11.1 million
5. Justin Bieber – “Sorry,” 10.8 million
6. Rihanna – “Work (ft. Drake),” 10.6 million
7. Lukas Graham – “7 Years,” 10.4 million
8. The Chainsmokers – “Don’t Let Me Down (ft. Daya),” 10.2 million
9. Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza,” 10.0 million
10. Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out,” 9.9 million

Source: Forbes

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