Monday, February 27, 2012

Adele tops UK album charts following Brit Awards

Following a successful night at last week’s Brit Awards, where she snagged Best British Album and Best British Female honors, Adele returns to the top of the UK charts.

The Official Charts Company reports Adele’s “21” hits #1 for its 21st non-consecutive week at the peak.

The album climbs two places while enjoying a week on week sales boost of 37%.

“21” has now been on the UK charts for 57 weeks, having never left the Top 10 since its release.

Adele has now broken 6 million album sales in the UK, with “21” hitting 4 million sales in the same week that her debut album clears the 2 million milestone.

The OCC adds some interesting Adele trivia: since her Brit Awards performance, someone has bought one of her albums (either her 2008 debut album, “19,” or her 2011 record-breaking follow-up, “21”) on average, every seven seconds.

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Adele – Rolling In The Deep

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