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Google Play turns five today (woohoo!), and to celebrate the milestone, Google has released a few lists that look at the most popular content to ever pass through its digital shopfront.

Google's lists reveal the top five books, games, apps, songs, albums and films in the US since Google Play first launched. As for total active users, Google Play counts over one billion across 190 countries.

The most popular installed game may not come as a shock: Candy Crush Saga (opens in new tab) sits atop a sugar-coated throne. While Google didn't reveal exact download figures, Candy Crush Saga was downloaded over 500 million times across Facebook, iOS and Android in 2013.

As for the most popular app (downloaded, not pre-installed), the Facebook app is clearly well liked. Facebook Messenger is the runner up, and Instagram clocks in at Number 4, giving the world's most popular social network bragging rights times three. 

As for the rest of the best – books, songs, movies and more – you likely won't be surprised to see some of the biggest pop culture hits of the last half decade sit atop their respective lists.

Here's the full list of the most popular games, apps, songs, albums, movies and books on the Play store, according to Google.

Top 5 installed games

  1. Candy Crush Saga (opens in new tab)
  2. Subway Surfers (opens in new tab)
  3. Temple Run 2 (opens in new tab)
  4. Despicable Me (opens in new tab)
  5. Clash of Clans (opens in new tab)

Top 5 installed apps

  1. Facebook (opens in new tab)
  2. Facebook Messenger (opens in new tab)
  3. Pandora Radio (opens in new tab)
  4. Instagram (opens in new tab)
  5. Snapchat (opens in new tab)

Top 5 selling songs

  1. Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud (opens in new tab)
  2. Lorde - Royals (opens in new tab)
  3. Taylor Swift - Blank Space (opens in new tab)
  4. Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk (opens in new tab)
  5. Pharrell Williams - Happy (opens in new tab)

Top 5 selling albums

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

Top 5 Selling Movies

  1. The Interview (opens in new tab)
  2. Frozen (opens in new tab)
  3. Deadpool (opens in new tab)
  4. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (opens in new tab)
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy (opens in new tab)

Top 5 selling books

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

Michelle was previously a news editor at TechRadar, leading consumer tech news and reviews. Michelle is now a Content Strategist at Facebook.  A versatile, highly effective content writer and skilled editor with a keen eye for detail, Michelle is a collaborative problem solver and covered everything from smartwatches and microprocessors to VR and self-driving cars.