The Tide Is High Blondie
To mark International Women's Day (March 8), we take a look at the top 10 best-selling singles by female artists in UK chart history.
Adele has sold 1.5 million copies of 'Someone Like You' since 2011.
Celine Dion's 'My Heart Will Go On' sold 1.53 million copies.
Britney Spears is in third place with her debut single '...Baby One More Time', which has sold 1.53 million copies in the last 15 years. The song sold 460,000 in its first week alone, and spent two weeks at number one.
Houston's 'I Will Always Love You' from The Bodyguard is the second biggest seller of all time, shifting 1.58 million copies in the UK alone since its release in 1992.
Cher's 'Believe' is the best-selling single by a female artist in UK chart history. The song spent seven weeks at number one in 1998 and has sold almost 1.78 million copies to date.