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Here’s The Ten Most Legally Downloaded Artists On Bittorent In 2014

It’s no surprise that Thom Yorke tops the list, but the rest of them might surprise you.

In the past year, file-sharing platform BitTorrent has expanded their legal reach within the music community with BitTorrent Bundle, a new direct-to-fan publishing platform for musicians. In September, Thom Yorke used the file sharing service to release his second solo album, whcih was downloaded a staggering 1.1 million times in the first week at $6 a pop. It was the first bundle ever to be paywalled and the most downloaded music bundle of 2014, according to BitTorrent's newly released year-end report. Scroll down to see who else made the list; some of them might surprise you. For more on Yorke's BitTorrent release and the site's expansion into the music business, revisit this interview with Chief Content Officer Matt Mason.

The Top 10 Most Downloaded Music Bundles
1. Thom Yorke
2. Diplo
3. Gramatik
4. De La Soul
5. Zeds Dead
6. G-Eazy
7. Ace Hood
8. Mad Decent
9. Vinyl Williams
10. Hundred Waters

Here’s The Ten Most Legally Downloaded Artists On Bittorent In 2014