Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ immortal “Uptown Funk!” is cruising to another sales milestone. Currently at 7.98 million and selling between 2,000 and 3,000 copies a week, the track seems poised to top the 8 million digital download threshold before it turns four years old this fall.
Updated: With about 5,000 copies sold in each of the last two weeks, sales for “Funk!” now stand at 7.99 million. It should top 8 million within the next two weeks.
One of the biggest hits of the decade, “Uptown Funk!” hit the top 10 on almost every official chart it entered and spent a near record 14 weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 2015. In addition, it’s certified 11x Platinum by the RIAA for combined streaming equivalent units and downloads surpassing 11 million in the United States.