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  • Who: Will Young

  • What: Best selling single in its first UK chart week

  • Where: United Kingdom

The debut single of Will Young (UK), 'Anything Is Possible'/'Evergreen' sold 1,108,269 copies in its first "chart week" - i.e. its total sales from 25 February to 2 March 2002, including 385,000 on its first day. No record in history can claim certified first "chart week" sales in excess of this, and it went to sell an unprecedented 2 million singles in the UK in just 15 weeks.

 

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