When Princesss Di died, Elton John recorded a special version of his hit song "Candle in the Wind". How many copies were sold?

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MUSIC QUESTION #5519

When Princesss Di died, Elton John recorded a special version of his hit song "Candle in the Wind". How many copies were sold?

Around 33 million

Explanation

"Candle in the Wind 1997" is a remake of Elton John's own 1973 hit "Candle in the Wind" and was released as a tribute single to the late Diana, Princess of Wales. The reprised version won John the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance at the 40th Grammy Awards ceremony in 1998. The lyrics of the earlier version of "Candle in the Wind", written by Bernie Taupin, were a tribute to Marilyn Monroe.

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