Adele’s “30” Becomes Best Selling Album of 2021 in US and UK
Selling over 660,000 equivalent album units – which includes streaming audio and video and sales of individual tracks – “30” has already triumphed over the other major releases of 2021.
However, “30” didn’t quite reach the heights of Adele’s third studio album, “25”, which went on to become the best-selling album of all time in the US and UK in 2015 – selling 800,000 copies in the UK and 3.3 million in the US.
While this week’s album chart has yet to be released in the US, it’s almost guaranteed that Adele will claim her third consecutive number one album, and “Easy on Me” has already spent four weeks at the premiere. place in the top 100 singles. .
The sales figures reflect Adele’s love for conventional methods of listening to music, with 560,000 equivalent album units sold in the United States being traditional album sales, while 67% of her sales in the UK were physical sales.