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Reveals Top 25 Downloads Of All Time

(Updated) “iTunes changed the way you buy music, making songs and albums available for download, day or night,” declared Apple on the site. “Seven years later, we’re about to celebrate our biggest milestone for music, yet—10 billion songs downloaded.” The 10 billionth downloader will win a $10,000 iTunes gift card.

As part of the promotion iTunes is also offering a rare glimpse at its most downloaded songs of all time:

1) "I Gotta Feeling," Black Eyed Peas

2) "Poker Face," Lady Gaga

3) "Boom Boom Pow," Black Eyed Peas

4) "I'm Yours," Jason Mraz

5) "Viva la Vida," Coldplay

6) "Just Dance," Lady Gaga & Colby O'Donis

7) "Low," Flo Rida (featuring T-Pain)

8) "Love Story," Taylor Swift

9) "Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis

10) "TiK ToK," Ke$ha

11) "Disturbia," Rihanna

12) "So What," Pink

13) "I Kissed a Girl," Katy Perry

14) "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," Beyoncé

15) "Hot N Cold," Katy Perry

16) "Stronger," Kanye West

17) "Live Your Life," T.I. (featuring Rihanna)

18) "Hey There Delilah," Plain White T's

19) "Right Round," Flo Rida

20) "Party in the U.S.A.," Miley Cyrus

21) "Don't Stop Believin'," Journey

22) "Bad Romance," Lady Gaga

23) "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon

24) "Fireflies," Owl City

25) "How to Save a Life," the Fray