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The Top-Selling CD This Year Is By ... Mozart

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The Top-Selling CD This Year Is By ... Mozart

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The Top-Selling CD This Year Is By ... Mozart

The Top-Selling CD This Year Is By ... Mozart

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The year is not quite over, but we know the top selling CD of 2016.

It's not by Beyonce ... but by Mozart.

Billboard reports that 1.25 million CDs in a Mozart box set have been sold.

One clarification: Only a few thousand people bought the Mozart box set.

Billboard counts the different CDs in a box set as separate sales.

So when you put 225 CDs in a box set, the math almost guarantees a smash hit.