Friday, 4 May 2012

Adele's 21 beats Michael Jackson's Thriller


Adele has sent more records tumbling after her album 21 outsold Michael Jackson's Thriller, becoming the fifth biggest-selling album of all time in the UK.

21 has now sold 4,274,300 copies in the U.K., 500 more than Jackson's 1982 classic. Adele's album is now No. 5 on the list. Topping the U.K.'s biggest selling albums of all-time is Queen's Greatest Hits, with sales of 5.83 million. The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts
Club Band holds the No. 2 slot, with 5.04 million copies sold. Rounding out the top four are Abba's Gold and Oasis' (What's The Story) Morning Glory?, holding down the No. 3 and No. 4 postions, respectively.

Jackson's Thriller, however, still reigns supreme internationally, topping the list of all-time best-selling albums. To date, Thriller has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Adele's record has sold more than 20 million copies around the world. 

Big Congrats to her.

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