Ten Years of iTunes: The Retailer's Biggest Songs and Albums (Listen)

This Sunday, the iTunes store will be celebrating its 10th anniversary, well atop of the digital retailer heap for a corresponding number consecutive years. Billboard.biz will be taking a closer look at the growth and ever-expanding importance of iTunes over the next few days -- but in the meantime, we thought the occasion warranted a look back at some fond, or at least distant, musical memories via the iTunes charts. Here then are the top albums and songs in iTunes over the past decade, ready to go in a handy Spotify playlist. As well, you can peruse the list below.

Ten Years of iTunes' Top Tracks

Ten Years of ITunes Top Albums

 
2003:
Top Track – “Clocks” by Coldplay
Top Album – On and On by Jack Johnson
 
2004:
Top Track – “The Reason” by Hoobastank
Top Album – How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb by U2
 
2005:
Top Track – “Gold Digger” (Featuring Jamie Foxx) by Kanye West
Top Album – X&Y by Coldplay
 
2006:
Top Track – “Bad Day” by Daniel Powter
Top Album – Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers
 
2007:
Top Track – “Hey There Delilah” by Plain White T’s
Top Album – Graduation by Kanye West
 
2008:
Top Track – “Bleeding Love” by Leona Lewis
Top Album – Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends by Coldplay
 
2009:
Top Track – “I Gotta Feeling” by The Black Eyed Peas
Top Album – The Essential Michael Jackson by Michael Jackson
 
2010:
Top Track – “Hey, Soul Sister” by Train
Top Album – Recovery by Eminem
 
2011:
Top Track – “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
Top Album – 21 by Adele
 
2012:
Top Track – “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepson
Top Album – 21 by Adele
 
Source: Apple Inc.