iTunes album of the year 2009 announced

Apple, Tech Digest news

iTunes have named The Invisible with their eponymous debut the winners of album of the year 2009. The album was picked by an expert panel of iTunes editors from a list of thousands of entrants. The relatively unknown band have had a great year, also picking up a nomination for the Mercury Music prize.

Song of the year goes to 80’s revivalist and synth-songstress La Roux with “In For The Kill”.

If you were interested in what were this year’s biggest sellers on iTunes, here’s a complete list. Music fans be wary however; it makes for a depressing read.

1. Kings of Leon “Only By The Night”
2. Lily Allen “It’s Not Me, It’s You”
3. Lady GaGa “The Fame”
4. The Prodigy “Invaders Must Die”
5. Florence + The Machine “Lungs”
6. Beyoncé “I Am…Sasha Fierce”
7. Kasabian “West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum”
8. Michael Jackson “Number Ones”
9. Black Eyed Peas “The E.N.D. (The Energy Never Dies)
10. The Script “The Script”

1. Black Eyed Peas “I Gotta Feeling”
2. Lady GaGa “Poker Face”
3. Colby O’Donis / Lady GaGa “Just Dance”
4. Black Eyed Peas “Boom Boom Pow”
5. Cheryl Cole “Fight For This Love”
6. La Roux “In For The Kill”
7. Tinchy Stryder “Number 1”
8. Alexandra Burke “Bad Boys (feat. Flo Rida)”
9. Lily Allen “The Fear”
10. Kings Of Leon “Use Somebody”

1. Michael Jackson “Thriller”
2. Lady GaGa “Poker Face”
3. Beyoncé “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)”
4. Taylor Swift “Love Story”
5. Lily Allen “The Fear”

1. Quantum Of Solace
2. Yes Man
3. Watchmen
4. Role Models
5. Slumdog Millionaire
6. Marley & Me
7. Gran Torino
8. Star Trek
9. RocknRolla
10. Angels & Demons

1. Eastbound & Down, Season 1 (Comedy )
2. The Red Riding Trilogy (Drama)
3. Life, Series 1 (Non-Fiction)
4. FlashForward, Season 1 (Sci-Fi and Fantasy)
5. Wallace and Gromit: The Complete Series (Animation)
6. Ben 10: Alien Force, Season 2 (Kids)
7. Skins, Series 3 (Teens)
8. Monty Python, Series 1 (Classic)

Apps (Biggest Grossing)
1. CoPilot Live UK & Ireland (ALK Technologies)
2. TomTom UK & Ireland (Tom Tom International BV)
3. The Sims 3 (BV)
4. National Rail Enquiries (Agant)
5. Tom Tom Western Europe (Tom Tom International BV)
6. Scrabble (Electronic Arts Nederland BV)
7. WORMS (Team 17 Software)
8. Sonic The Hedgehog (SEGA)
9. MobileNavigator British Isles (NAVIGON AG)
10. Need For Speed Undercover (Electronic Arts Nederland BV)

Gerald Lynch
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