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Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jack White Bumps The Beatles To Have Biggest Vinyl Of 2012

by Paul Cashmere on January 4, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

Jack White’s ‘Blunderbuss’ was the biggest selling vinyl album of 2012 bumping The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ from the top of the chart.

Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Jack White, Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Every year Nielsen SoundScan registers the biggest selling albums on vinyl and for the past two years ‘Abbey Road’ has topped the chart.

In 2012, ‘Abbey Road’ was the second biggest album on vinyl. That’s not bad for an album that was released in 1969.

Vinyl sold 4.6 million in the USA in 2012. That was an increase of 17.7% on the previous year.

The top 10 vinyl albums of 2012 were:

1. Jack White – Blunderbuss (34,000)
2. The Beatles – Abbey Road (30,000)
3. Mumford & Sons – Babel (29,000)
4. Black Keys – El Camino (25,000)
5. Mumford & Sons – Sign No More (23,000)
6. Beach House – Bloom (21,000)
7. Bon Iver – For Emma Forever Ago (19,000)
8. Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls (17,000)
9. Adele – 21 (16,000)
10. Bon Iver – Bon Iver (15,000)

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