Jay-Z and Alicia Keys have made a little more history--adding to the list of accomplishments in both artists' storied careers. Their hit 2009 single "Empire State of Mind" has passed the just surpassed the 5 million mark in digital sale.
The song was one of the biggest hits in recent years, but few could have expected it would become the biggest-selling single of all time.
This is the high-water mark for sales for both artists' careers. Neither artist had ever reached the 5X platinum mark for any of their previous hits