Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Adele's '21' Seventh On the UK’s All-time Biggest Selling albums chart


Adele wins Brit Awards

  The Official Charts Company has revealed Adele’s 21 album is currently number seven on the UK’s all-time biggest selling albums chart. The news comes just three weeks after the London-born singer’s 2011 second album overtook sales of Michael Jackson’s Bad.
  21 has now sold over 4,142,000 copies in the UK, making it the seventh biggest-selling album of all-time. However, with just 12,000 sales separating 21 from the Number 6 album, Dire Straits’ 1985 long player Brothers In ArmsAdele  could easily overtake the British rockers by the end of this week.
The biggest selling albums of all-time Top 10 now stands as follows:
1. GREATEST HITS – QUEEN 5,864,000
2. SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND – THE BEATLES 5,045,000
3. GOLD: GREATEST HITS – ABBA - 4,992,000 
4.(WHAT'S THE STORY) MORNING GLORY? – OASIS 4,520,000
5. THRILLER - MICHAEL JACKSON 4,272,000 
6. BROTHERS IN ARMS - DIRE STRAITS 4,154,000
7.21 – ADELE - 4,142,000 
8.THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON - PINK FLOYD - 4,116,000
9. BAD - MICHAEL JACKSON - 3,960,000 
10. GREATEST HITS II – QUEEN - 3,888,000

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