October 2, 2014

Top 5 All-Time Digital Downloads (two have performed at DJ Expo)

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Of the Top 5 digital downloads in the history of recorded music, two have made appearances at the DJ Expo.

1. The Black Eyed Peas: “I Gotta Feeling,” 6,049,000. #1 for 14 weeks, beginning in July 2009.

2. Flo Rida featuring T-Pain, “Low,” 5,640,000. This rap smash was #1 for 10 weeks beginning in January 2008.

3. Lady Gaga featuring Colby O’Donis, 5,616,000. “Just Dance,” This Madonna-nipping hit reigned as #1 for three weeks in January 2009.

4. The Black Eyed Peas, “Boom Boom Pow,” 5,517,000. This was #1 for 12 weeks, beginning in April 2009. The Peas’ first #1.

5. Lady Gaga, “Poker Face,” 5,451,000. This was #1 for one week in April 2009. It was Gaga’s second #1.

OK, OK, so we’ve exploited Lady Gaga again, sue us.

The point is, you miss the DJ Expo—August 16-19 at the Trump Taj Mahal—you never know what you’re really missing.

“My wife and I were both there at the Gaga show,” says DJ Jason Canaan. “I was thinking, ‘Who is this?’ and then BOOM!!!!”

DJ Jason Canaan, aka “The Closer,” will be there again this year, this time dishing his secrets on closing clients.

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