Adele's 'Rolling in the Deep' Now Biggest-Selling Digital Song by Female Artist

7:00 AM PST 03/04/2012 by Keith Caulfield, Billboard

Cumulative sales of the single have reached 6.68 million, according to SoundScan data, surpassing Lady Gaga's "Poker Face."

Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" has become the biggest-selling digital song of all time by a woman in the U.S. -- and the second-biggest overall.

With another 99,000 sold in the week ending Feb. 26 according to Nielsen SoundScan, "Rolling in the Deep's" cumulative sales rise to 6.68 million, surpassing Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (6.62 million) to become tops among all female-led tunes.

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"Rolling in the Deep" is now second among all digital songs, only to the Black Eyed Peas' "I Gotta Feeling" (7.82 million). "Poker Face" falls to third place.

Since SoundScan began tracking download sales in 2003, a total of 26 songs have shifted at least 5 million in the U.S.

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As for the rest of the top 10 downloads of all-time: Lady Gaga's "Just Dance" is the fourth best-seller, with 6.53 million, while the Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow" is fifth with 6.34 million. LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" is sixth (6.26 million), Flo Rida's "Low" is seventh (6.23 million), Ke$ha's "Tik Tok" is in eighth place (6.22 million) and Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" is ninth (6.02 million). Rounding out the top 10 at No. 10 is Taio Cruz's "Dynamite" with 5.90 million.

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