London, January 30 ANI | 6 months ago

One Direction has been named the Global Recording Artists of 2013.


The new awards have been created to "accurately capture the popularity of artists across streaming channels, alongside digital and physical album and singles sales" and the British boy band beat Eminem, Katy Perry and Justin Timberlake to top the first global recording artists chart published by IFPI, the Independent reported.

Top 10 global recording artists, 2013

1 One Direction

2 Eminem

3 Justin Timberlake

4 Bruno Mars

5 Katy Perry

6 P!nk

7 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

8 Rihanna

9 Michael Bublé

10 Daft Punk

(Posted on 30-01-2014)