Mozart Outsold Drake This Year
on 13 December 2016
A casual 225 years after his death, Mozart is 2016's top artist in CD sales—outselling favorites like Beyonce and Drake. This is all thanks to a box-set released in October which sold a whopping 1.25 million in just five weeks. But there's a little catch: each set contains 200 discs, and Billboard counts the sale of every individual CD, so in reality it was around 6,000 people who made Mozart the best-seller. Read more on Quartz.