Kings Of Leon and Black Eyed Peas top iTunes' best-selling album and song of 2009 poll

iTunes' UK editorial team also choose their favourites of the past 12 months

Dean Chalkley
Kings Of Leon's 'Only By The Night' is up for Best Album, against Bloc Party's 'Intimacy', Glasvegas' eponymous debut, The Killers' 'Day & Age' and Oasis' 'Dig Out Your Soul'. Pic: Dean Chalkey
Kings Of Leon's 'Only By The Night' and Black Eyed Peas' 'I Gotta Feeling' have been named the iTunes best-selling album and song of 2009.

'Only By The Night' fought off competition from Lily Allen's 'It's Not Me, It's You' in the album category, while the second best-selling song of 2009 on iTunes was Lady Gaga's 'Poker Face'.

The top ten best-selling albums on iTunes in 2009 are:

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'

The top ten best-selling songs on iTunes in 2009 are:

1. Black Eyed Peas - 'I Gotta Feeling'
2. Lady Gaga – 'Poker Face'
3. 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'

Meanwhile, the iTunes UK editorial team have chosen their favourite album and song of 2009. The team picked The Invisible's eponymous album and La Roux's single 'In For The Kill' as the winners.

iTunes has also released its top five best-selling videos of the year, which are:

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'

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