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Adele 21 Overtakes Michael Jackson Thriller Sales In UK

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on May 4, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

It’s official. Adele ’21’ is now a bigger seller than Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ in the UK.

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Adele 21

21 has sold 4,274,300 copies in the U.K., 500 more than Thriller moving Adele up to number 5 on the all-time list.

Martin Talbot, managing director of Britain’s Official Chart Company, said “To add to her many landmark records, Adele’s achievement in overtaking Thriller in the all-time sales list is truly remarkable. Thriller has long been recognised as one of the most iconic albums of all time – there is now no doubt that 21 can be spoken of in the same breath.”

The updated top ten best selling albums of all-time in the U.K.:

Greatest Hits – Queen
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – Beatles
Gold: Greatest Hits – ABBA
What’s the Story Morning Glory? – Oasis
21 – Adele
Thriller – Michael Jackson
Brothers in Arms – Dire Straits
The Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
Bad – Michael Jackson
Greatest Hits II – Queen

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