"Total Eclipse of the Heart" became Tyler's biggest career hit, hitting #1 in several countries including the UK, where it was the fifth-best-selling single in 1983, and the US, making her the first and only Welsh singer to reach the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100.
It was Billboard's number-six song of the year for 1983. With physical sales in excess of 9 million copies, Tyler's recording is one of the best-selling singles of all time. The song has been certified Platinum—for US sales of more than 2 million copies—by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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