'Total Eclipse of the Heart' hits No. 1 on iTunes chart, surpassing 'Despacito'

PHOTO: "Total Eclipse of the Heart" from artist Bonnie Tylers 1982 album, "Faster Than the Speed of Night," surpassed the reggaeton-pop hit "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and is priced at $1.29 in the iTunes app. PlayAmazon
WATCH Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during actual eclipse

Bonnie Tyler's 1983 hit, "Total Eclipse of the Heart," has climbed to No. 1 on the iTunes charts as the song became an unofficial anthem for the total solar eclipse.

The song, from Tyler's 1982 album, "Faster Than the Speed of Night," surpassed the reggaeton pop hit "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and is priced at $1.29 on iTunes.

VIDEO: Bonnie Tyler to sing Total Eclipse of the Heart during actual eclipse ABCNews.com
VIDEO: Bonnie Tyler to sing 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' during actual eclipse

"Total Eclipse of the Heart" also topped popular songs from Liam Payne and Justin Bieber, which fell to Nos. 3 and 4.

Tyler told ABC News this morning that she was performing the song alongside Joe Jonas' band DNCE as part Royal Caribbean's special Total Eclipse Cruise.

PHOTO: Total Eclipse of the Heart from artist Bonnie Tylers 1982 album, Faster Than the Speed of Night, surpassed the reggaeton-pop hit Despacito by Luis Fonsi and is priced at $1.29 in the iTunes app. Amazon
"Total Eclipse of the Heart" from artist Bonnie Tyler's 1982 album, "Faster Than the Speed of Night," surpassed the reggaeton-pop hit "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and is priced at $1.29 in the iTunes app.

Tyler said she was thrilled to sing the song.

"I never get tired of singing the song," she said live from the cruise ship on "GMA." "It's a great song, and it gets everyone in the mood."

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