Exactly five years ago, Google officially introduced its digital store Google Play for apps, music, books and movies designed for Android devices. In five years the shop, which before was called Android Market, reached 1 billion. Active users in 190 countries, 40 million songs downloaded and 5 million books.

Google Play Store is now available for all Android devices, tablet, Chromebook and Android Wear devices including the VR platform of Google – Daydream.

The award for best downloadable game store grabs Candy Crush Saga. The first two places for most downloads application, however, are occupied by the Facebook’s social networking applications, Facebook and Facebook Messenger.

Top Installed Games

  1. Candy Crush Saga
  2. Subway Surfers
  3. Temple Run 2
  4. Despicable Me
  5. Clash of Clans

Top Installed Apps*

  1. Facebook
  2. Facebook Messenger
  3. Pandora Radio
  4. Instagram
  5. Snapchat

*Download only. Does not include pre-installed apps on Android devices.

Top Selling Songs

  1. Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
  2. Lorde – Royals
  3. Taylor Swift – Blank Space
  4. Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
  5. Pharrell Williams – Happy

Top Selling Albums

  1. Adele – 25
  2. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP2 (Deluxe)
  3. Taylor Swift – 1989
  4. Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
  5. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly

Top Selling Movies

  1. The Interview
  2. Frozen
  3. Deadpool
  4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy

Top Selling Books

  1. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E L James
  2. The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins
  3. A Game of Thrones, by George RR Martin
  4. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green
  5. Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn

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