List of best-selling singles by year (Germany)

This is a list of the twenty best-selling singles on the Media Control Charts in Germany from 2000 to 2018. The data was found out by Media Control and is based on the singles sold.


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Anton featuring DJ Ötzi   Austria Anton aus Tirol
2 Rednex   Sweden The Spirit of the Hawk
3 ATC   Germany   United Kingdom   Australia Around the World (La La La La La)
4 Bomfunk MC's   Finland   United Kingdom Freestyler
5 Bon Jovi   United States It's My Life
6 Zlatko(de)   Germany Ich vermiss dich... (wie die Hölle)
7 Santana featuring The Product G&B   Mexico Maria Maria
8 Zlatko & Jürgen   Germany Großer Bruder
9 Ayman   Germany/  Tunisia Mein Stern
10 Britney Spears   United States Lucky
11 French Affair   Germany My Heart Goes Boom (La Di Da Da)
12 Die 3. Generation   Germany Leb!
13 Reamonn   Germany Supergirl
14 Melanie C   United Kingdom I Turn To You
15 Britney Spears   United States Oops!... I Did It Again
16 Madonna   United States "American Pie"
17 Vengaboys   Netherlands Shalala Lala
18 Gigi D'Agostino   Italy Bla Bla Bla
19 HIM   Finland Join Me in Death
20 Metallica   United States Nothing Else Matters (live)


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 No Angels   Germany Daylight in Your Eyes
2 Enya   Ireland Only Time
3 Kylie Minogue   Australia Can't Get You Out of My Head
4 Crazy Town   United States Butterfly
5 Atomic Kitten   United Kingdom Whole Again
6 Shaggy   Jamaica Angel
7 Safri Duo   Denmark Played-A-Live (The Bongo Song)
8 Outkast   United States Ms. Jackson
9 Uncle Kracker   United States Follow Me
10 Gorillaz   United Kingdom Clint Eastwood
11 Eminem featuring Dido   United States
  United Kingdom
12 Alicia Keys   United States Fallin'
13 Bro'Sis   Germany I Believe
14 Dante Thomas featuring Pras   United States Miss California
15 Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mýa, Pink & Missy Elliott   United States Lady Marmalade
16 Wheatus   United States Teenage Dirtbag
17 Sarah Connor   Germany From Sarah with Love
18 Shaggy   Jamaica It Wasn't Me
19 Gigi D'Agostino   Italy La Passion
20 Sylver   Belgium Turn The Tide


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Las Ketchup   Spain The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)
2 Shakira   Colombia Whenever, Wherever
3 Herbert Grönemeyer   Germany Mensch
4 Eminem   United States Without Me
5 Las Kanzler/Die Gerd-Show   Germany Der Steuersong
6 Ben featuring Gim   Germany Engel
7 Tiziano Ferro   Italy Perdono
8 Shakira   Colombia Underneath Your Clothes
9 B3   United States I.O.I.O.
10 Wonderwall   Germany Just More
11 No Angels   Germany Something About Us
12 Bro'Sis   Germany I Believe
13 Nickelback   Canada How You Remind Me
14 Ozzy Osbourne   United Kingdom Dreamer
15 Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland   United States Dilemma
16 Pink   United States Get The Party Started
17 Mad'House   France Like A Prayer
18 Scooter   Germany Nessaja
19 Groove Coverage   Germany Moonlight Shadow
20 Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman   United Kingdom
  Australia/  United States
Somethin' Stupid


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Deutschland sucht den Superstar   Germany We Have A Dream
2 Alexander Klaws   Germany Take Me Tonight
3 Yvonne Catterfeld   Germany Für dich
4 RZA featuring Xavier Naidoo   United States
Ich kenne nichts (das so schön ist wie du)
5 t.A.T.u.   Russia All The Things She Said
6 Eminem   United States Lose Yourself
7 Outlandish   Denmark Aïcha
8 The Black Eyed Peas   United States Where Is The Love?
9 Lumidee featuring Busta Rhymes & Fabolous   United States Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)
10 The Rasmus   Finland In The Shadows
11 Evanescence   United States Bring Me To Life
12 Dido   United Kingdom White Flag
13 Robbie Williams   United Kingdom Feel
14 Alexander Klaws   Germany Free Like the Wind
15 Sean Paul   Jamaica Get Busy
16 Daniel Küblböck   Germany You Drive Me Crazy
17 50 Cent   United States In Da Club
18 Wolfsheim   Germany Kein Zurück
19 Las Kanzler/Die Gerd Show   Germany Der Steuersong
20 Shania Twain   Canada Ka-Ching!


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 O-Zone   Republic of Moldova   Romania Dragostea Din Tei
2 De Randfichten   Germany Lebt denn dr alte Holzmichl noch?
3 Usher featuring Ludacris & Lil Jon   United States Yeah!
4 Eamon   United States Fuck It (I Don't Want You Back)
5 Max Mutzke   Germany Can't Wait Until Tonight
6 The Black Eyed Peas   United States Shut Up!
7 Oomph!   Germany Augen auf!
8 Aventura   United States Obsesión
9 Haiducii   Romania Dragostea Din Tei
10 Mario Winans featuring Enya & P. Diddy   United States
  United States
I Don't Wanna Know
11 Juli   Germany Perfekte Welle
12 Eric Prydz   Sweden Call On Me
13 Anastacia   United States Sick and Tired
14 Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules   United States Mad World
15 Limp Bizkit   United States Behind Blue Eyes
16 Blue Lagoon   Germany Break My Stride
17 Anastacia   United States Left Outside Alone
18 Stefan Raab featuring Kork, Spucky & Schrotty   Germany Space Taxi
19 Kevin Lyttle   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Turn Me On
20 Britney Spears   United States Everytime


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Schnappi   Germany Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil
2 Tokio Hotel   Germany Durch den Monsun
3 Akon   United States Lonely
4 K.Maro   Lebanon/  Canada Femme Like U
5 Söhne Mannheims   Germany Und wenn ein Lied
6 Juanes   Colombia La Camisa Negra
7 50 Cent featuring Olivia   United States Candy Shop
8 Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes   United States Don't Cha
9 Die Firma   Germany Die Eine 2005
10 Ch!pz   Netherlands Ch!pz in Black
11 Fettes Brot   Germany Emanuela
12 Melanie C   United Kingdom First Day of My Life
13 Linkin Park featuring Jay-Z   United States Numb/Encore
14 Nena   Germany Liebe ist
15 Sarah Connor   Germany From Zero to Hero
16 James Blunt   United Kingdom You're Beautiful
17 Robbie Williams   United Kingdom Tripping
18 Madonna   United States Hung Up
19 Sugababes   United Kingdom Push The Button
20 Joana Zimmer   Germany I Believe (Give a Little Bit...)


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Bob Sinclar presents Goleo VI featuring Gary Pine   France
Love Generation
2 Texas Lightning   Germany No No Never
3 Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean   Colombia
Hips Don't Lie
4 Gnarls Barkley   United States Crazy
5 Sportfreunde Stiller   Germany 54', 74', 90', 2006
6 Herbert Grönemeyer featuring Amadou & Mariam   Germany
Zeit, dass sich was dreht
7 Mattafix   United Kingdom Big City Life
8 Silbermond   Germany Das Beste
9 Eros Ramazzotti & Anastacia   Italy
  United States
I Belong to You (Il Ritmo della Passione)
10 Xavier Naidoo   Germany Dieser Weg
11 Madonna   United States Hung Up
12 Nelly Furtado   Canada Maneater
13 Tobias Regner   Germany I Still Burn
14 Rihanna   Barbados Unfaithful
15 Xavier Naidoo   Germany Danke
16 Rosenstolz   Germany Ich bin ich (wir sind wir)
17 Oliver Pocher   Germany Schwarz und weiß
18 Scissor Sisters   United States I Don't Feel Like Dancin'
19 Kelly Clarkson   United States Because of You
20 Karmah   Italy Just Be Good To Me


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 DJ Ötzi & Nik P.   Austria Ein Stern (...der deinen Namen trägt)
2 Nelly Furtado   Canada All Good Things (Come to an End)
3 Nelly Furtado   Canada Say It Right
4 Ville Valo & Natalia Avelon   Finland
  Poland /   Germany
Summer Wine
5 Rihanna featuring Jay-Z   Barbados
  United States
6 Ich + Ich   Germany Vom selben Stern
7 Mark Medlock   Germany Now or Never
8 Mark Medlock & Dieter Bohlen   Germany You Can Get It
9 Monrose   Germany Shame
10 Culcha Candela   Germany Hamma!
11 Marquess   Germany Vayamos Compañeros
12 Rihanna   Barbados Don't Stop the Music
13 Pink   United States Dear Mr. President
14 Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake   United States
  United States
Give It to Me
15 Monrose   Germany Hot Summer
16 Timbaland featuring Keri Hilson   United States The Way I Are
17 James Blunt   United Kingdom 1973
18 Sunrise Avenue   Finland Fairytale Gone Bad
19 Silbermond   Germany Das Beste
20 Azad featuring Adel Tawil   Iran /   Germany
Prison Break Anthem (Ich glaub' an dich)


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Timbaland presents OneRepublic   United States Apologize
2 Leona Lewis   United Kingdom Bleeding Love
3 Kid Rock   United States All Summer Long
4 Schnuffel   Germany Kuschel Song
5 Katy Perry   United States I Kissed a Girl
6 Duffy   United Kingdom Mercy
7 Ich + Ich   Germany So soll es bleiben
8 Amy Macdonald   United Kingdom This Is the Life
9 Madonna featuring Justin Timberlake and Timbaland   United States 4 Minutes
10 Gabriella Cilmi   Australia Sweet About Me
11 Stefanie Heinzmann    Switzerland My Man Is a Mean Man
12 Ich + Ich   Germany Stark
13 Polarkreis 18   Germany Allein, Allein
14 Mark Ronson featuring Amy Winehouse   United Kingdom Valerie
15 Thomas Godoj   Germany Love Is You
16 Pink   United States So What
17 Guru Josh Project   United Kingdom Infinity 2008
18 Mark Medlock   Germany Summer Love
19 Paul Potts   United Kingdom Nessun dorma
20 Söhne Mannheims   Germany Das hat die Welt noch nicht gesehen


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Lady Gaga   United States Poker Face
2 Emilíana Torrini   Iceland Jungle Drum
3 Milow   Belgium Ayo Technology
4 Cassandra Steen featuring Adel Tawil   Germany Stadt
5 Mando Diao   Sweden Dance with Somebody
6 Razorlight   United Kingdom
Wire to Wire
7 Silbermond   Germany Irgendwas bleibt
8 Gossip   United States Heavy Cross
9 The Black Eyed Peas   United States I Gotta Feeling
10 David Guetta featuring Kelly Rowland   France
  United States
When Love Takes Over
11 Marit Larsen   Norway If a Song Could Get Me You
12 James Morrison featuring Nelly Furtado   United Kingdom
Broken Strings
13 Katy Perry   United States Hot n Cold
14 David Guetta featuring Akon   France
  United States
Sexy Bitch
15 Polarkreis 18   Germany Allein, Allein
16 Robbie Williams   United Kingdom Bodies
17 Peter Fox   Germany Haus am See
18 Beyoncé   United States Halo
19 Daniel Schuhmacher   Germany Anything but Love
20 Mark Medlock   Germany Mamacita


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Israel Kamakawiwoʻole   United States Over the Rainbow
2 Shakira featuring Freshlyground   Colombia
  South Africa
Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)
3 Lena   Germany Satellite
4 Unheilig   Germany Geboren um zu leben
5 Yolanda Be Cool & DCUP   Australia We No Speak Americano
6 K'naan   Canada Wavin' Flag
7 Stromae   Belgium Alors on danse
8 Hurts   United Kingdom Wonderful Life
9 Keri Hilson   United States I Like
10 Kesha   United States Tik Tok
11 Eminem featuring Rihanna   United States
Love the Way You Lie
12 Madcon   Norway Glow
13 Mehrzad Marashi   Germany Don't Believe
14 Velile & Safri Duo   South Africa
15 Edward Maya featuring Vika Jigulina   Romania Stereo Love
16 Empire of the Sun   Australia We Are the People
17 Lady Gaga   United States Bad Romance
18 Rihanna   Barbados Only Girl (In the World)
19 Lady Gaga   United States Alejandro
20 Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg   United States California Gurls


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Jennifer Lopez featuring Pitbull   United States On the Floor
2 Alexandra Stan   Romania Mr. Saxobeat
3 Bruno Mars   United States Grenade
4 Adele   United Kingdom Rolling in the Deep
5 Pietro Lombardi   Germany Call My Name
6 Marlon Roudette   United Kingdom New Age
7 Snoop Dogg versus David Guetta   United States
8 LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and GoonRock   United States
  United Kingdom
  United States
Party Rock Anthem
9 Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer   United States
  United States
Give Me Everything
10 Tim Bendzko   Germany Nur noch kurz die Welt retten
11 Sunrise Avenue   Finland Hollywood Hills
12 Lucenzo featuring Don Omar   Portugal
  United States
Danza Kuduro
13 Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris   Barbados
  United Kingdom
We Found Love
14 Caro Emerald   Netherlands A Night Like This
15 Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera   United States Moves like Jagger
16 Adele   United Kingdom Set Fire to the Rain
17 Lady Gaga   United States Born This Way
18 Taio Cruz featuring Kylie Minogue   United Kingdom
19 Lana Del Rey   United States Video Games
20 Jupiter Jones [de]   Germany Still


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Michel Teló   Brazil Ai Se Eu Te Pego
2 Die Toten Hosen   Germany Tage wie diese
3 Lykke Li   Sweden I Follow Rivers
4 Gotye featuring Kimbra   Belgium /   Australia
  New Zealand
Somebody That I Used to Know
5 Asaf Avidan & The Mojos (Wankelmut Remix)   Israel
One Day / Reckoning Song
6 Carly Rae Jepsen   Canada Call Me Maybe
7 Rihanna   Barbados Diamonds
8 PSY   South Korea Gangnam Style
9 Loreen   Sweden Euphoria
10 Olly Murs featuring Rizzle Kicks   United Kingdom Heart Skips a Beat
11 Alex Clare   United Kingdom Too Close
12 Sean Paul   Jamaica She Doesn't Mind
13 Of Monsters and Men   Iceland Little Talks
14 DJ Antoine featuring The Beat Shakers    Switzerland
Ma Chérie
15 Flo Rida   United States Whistle
16 Marteria, Yasha & Miss Platnum   Germany
  Germany /   Romania
Lila Wolken
17 Adele   United Kingdom Skyfall
18 Tacabro   Italy Tacata'
19 Cro   Germany Easy
20 Linkin Park   United States Burn It Down


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Avicii featuring Aloe Blacc   Sweden
  United States
Wake Me Up
2 Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams   United States Blurred Lines
3 featuring Britney Spears   United States Scream & Shout
4 Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams   France
  United States
Get Lucky
5 Passenger   United Kingdom Let Her Go
6 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton   United States Can't Hold Us
7 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz   United States Thrift Shop
8 Capital Cities   United States Safe and Sound
9 Imagine Dragons   United States Radioactive
10 Naughty Boy featuring Sam Smith   United Kingdom La La La
11 James Arthur   United Kingdom Impossible
12 Pink featuring Nate Ruess   United States Just Give Me a Reason
13 Klingande   France Jubel
14 The Script featuring   Ireland
  United States
Hall of Fame
15 Sido   Germany Bilder im Kopf
16 Justin Timberlake   United States Mirrors
17 Sportfreunde Stiller   Germany Applaus, Applaus
18 Avicii featuring Dan Tyminski   Sweden
  United States
Hey Brother
19 Icona Pop featuring Charli XCX   Sweden
  United Kingdom
I Love It
20 Olly Murs   United Kingdom Dear Darlin'


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Helene Fischer   Germany Atemlos durch die Nacht
2 Pharrell Williams   United States Happy
3 Mr Probz   Netherlands Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)
4 Andreas Bourani   Germany Auf uns
5 Mark Forster featuring Sido   Germany Au revoir
6 Lilly Wood and the Prick & Robin Schulz   France
Prayer in C (Robin Schulz Remix)
7 Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne   United Kingdom Rather Be
8 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom I See Fire
9 Cro   Germany Traum
10 OneRepublic   United States Love Runs Out
11 Katy Perry featuring Juicy J   United States Dark Horse
12 Meghan Trainor   United States All About That Bass
13 Marlon Roudette   United Kingdom When the Beat Drops Out
14 David Guetta featuring Sam Martin   France
  United States
Lovers on the Sun
15 George Ezra   United Kingdom Budapest
16 John Legend   United States All of Me
17 Calvin Harris   United Kingdom Summer
18 Nico & Vinz   Norway Am I Wrong
19 Pitbull featuring Kesha   United States Timber
20 Kiesza   Canada Hideaway


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 OMI   Jamaica
Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix)
2 Lost Frequencies   Belgium Are You with Me
3 Felix Jaehn featuring Jasmine Thompson   Germany
  United Kingdom
Ain't Nobody (Loves Me Better)
4 Ellie Goulding   United Kingdom Love Me Like You Do
5 Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring   United States
Lean On
6 Sido featuring Andreas Bourani   Germany Astronaut
7 Adele   United Kingdom Hello
8 Robin Schulz featuring Francesco Yates   Germany
9 Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth   United States See You Again
10 Kygo featuring Conrad Sewell   Norway
11 Philipp Dittberner & Marv   Germany Wolke 4
12 Namika   Germany Lieblingsmensch
13 Sarah Connor   Germany Wie schön du bist
14 Lost Frequencies featuring Janieck Devy   Belgium Reality
15 Anna Naklab featuring Alle Farben & YOUNOTUS   Germany Supergirl
16 Jason Derulo   United States Want to Want Me
17 Gestört aber Geil featuring Wincent Weiss   Germany Unter meiner Haut
18 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom Photograph
19 Robin Schulz featuring Ilsey   Germany
  United States
20 Kygo featuring Parson James   Norway Stole the Show


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Alan Walker   Norway Faded
2 Stereoact featuring Kerstin Ott   Germany Die Immer Lacht
3 Sia featuring Sean Paul   Australia
Cheap Thrills
4 Imany   France Don't Be So Shy (Filatov & Karas Remix)
5 Drake featuring Wizkid & Kyla   Canada
  United Kingdom
One Dance
6 Kungs vs. Cookin' on 3 Burners   France
This Girl
7 The Chainsmokers featuring Daya   United States Don't Let Me Down
8 Twenty One Pilots   United States Stressed Out
9 Rag'n'Bone Man   United Kingdom Human
10 Justin Timberlake   United States Can't Stop the Feeling
11 Mike Posner   United States I Took a Pill in Ibiza (Seeb Remix)
12 Justin Bieber   Canada Love Yourself
13 Jonas Blue featuring Dakota   United Kingdom Fast Car
14 Disturbed   United States The Sound of Silence
15 Major Lazer featuring Justin Bieber & featuring   United States
Cold Water
16 DJ Snake featuring Justin Bieber   France
Let Me Love You
17 Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna   United Kingdom
This Is What You Came For
18 The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey   United States Closer
19 G-Eazy x Bebe Rexha   United States Me, Myself & I
20 Jennifer Lopez   United States Ain't Your Mama


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom Shape of You
2 Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee   Puerto Rico Despacito
3 The Chainsmokers and Coldplay   United States
  United Kingdom
Something Just Like This
4 Imagine Dragons   United States Thunder
5 Burak Yeter featuring Danelle Sandoval   Turkey /   Netherlands
  United States
6 Axwell Λ Ingrosso   Sweden More Than You Know
7 Robin Schulz featuring James Blunt   Germany
  United Kingdom
8 Bausa   Germany Was du Liebe nennst
9 French Montana featuring Swae Lee   United States Unforgettable
10 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom Galway Girl
11 Jason Derulo featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign   United States
  Trinidad and Tobago
12 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom Perfect
13 Kygo and Selena Gomez   Norway
  United States
It Ain't Me
14 Alice Merton   Germany /   Canada /   United Kingdom No Roots
15 J Balvin and Willy William   Colombia
Mi Gente
16 Jonas Blue featuring William Singe   United Kingdom
17 Bonez MC & RAF Camora featuring Maxwell   Germany Ohne mein Team
18 Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug   Cuba
  United States
19 Shawn Mendes   Canada There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back
20 Jax Jones featuring Raye   United Kingdom You Don't Know Me


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Dynoro and Gigi D'Agostino   Lithuania
In My Mind
2 Ed Sheeran   United Kingdom Perfect
3 Bausa   Germany Was du Liebe nennst
4 Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa   United Kingdom One Kiss
5 Dennis Lloyd   Israel Nevermind
6 El Profesor   Germany Bella ciao (Hugel Remix)
7 Namika featuring Black M   Germany
Je ne parle pas français (Beatgees Remix)
8 Clean Bandit featuring Demi Lovato   United Kingdom
  United States
9 Marshmello featuring Anne-Marie   United States
  United Kingdom
10 Luis Fonsi and Demi Lovato   Puerto Rico
  United States
Échame la Culpa
11 Olexesh featuring Edin   Germany Magisch
12 Drake   Canada God's Plan
13 Rudimental featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplen   United Kingdom
  United States
These Days
14 Camila Cabello featuring Young Thug   Cuba
  United States
15 Capital Bra featuring Ufo361   Germany Neymar
16 Bonez MC & RAF Camora   Germany 500 PS
17 Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran   United States
  United Kingdom
18 Summer Cem & Bausa   Germany Casanova
19 Nico Santos   Germany Rooftop
20 Loud Luxury featuring Brando   Canada
  United States


# Artist Artist's nationality Title
1 Lil Nas X   United States Old Town Road
2 Tones and I   Australia Dance Monkey
3 Apache 207   Germany Roller
4 Juju featuring Henning May   Germany Vermissen
5 Ava Max   United States Sweet but Psycho
6 Billie Eilish   United States Bad Guy
7 Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello   Canada
8 Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber   United Kingdom
I Don't Care
9 Capital Bra and Samra   Germany Tilidin
10 Samra and Capital Bra   Germany Wieder Lila
11 Daddy Yankee featuring Snow   Puerto Rico
Con Calma
12 Lewis Capaldi   United Kingdom Someone You Loved
13 Meduza and Goodboys   Italy
  United Kingdom
Piece of Your Heart
14 Capital Bra, Samra and Lea   Germany 110
15 Sarah Connor   Germany Vincent
16 Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper   United States Shallow
17 Bonez MC & RAF Camora   Germany 500 PS
18 Mabel   United Kingdom Don't Call Me Up
19 Dynoro and Gigi D'Agostino   Lithuania
In My Mind
20 Rammstein   Germany Deutschland

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