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The Beatles Abbey Road Tops Vinyl Sales For 2011

by Paul Cashmere on January 5, 2012

in News,Noise Pro

The biggest selling album on vinyl in the USA in 2011 was The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’.

The Beatles Abbey Road

The Beatles Abbey Road

‘Abbey Road’ shifted 41,000 during the year beating new releases from Fleet Foxes, Adele, Wilco and Black Keys according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Bon Iver and Black Keys fans are big vinyl buyers. Both had two top 10 vinyl albums. Bon Iver ‘Bon Iver’ and ‘For Emma Forever Ago’; Black Keys ‘Brothers’ and ‘El Camino’).

Radiohead was the biggest selling vinyl artist with 64,000 vinyl albums sold across their catalogue.

2011 Top 10 Vinyl Albums were:

1. The Beatles – Abbey Road
2. Fleet Foxes – Helplessness Blues
3. Bon Iver – Bon Iver
4. Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More
5. Radiohead – King of Limbs
6. Adele – 21
7. Bon Iver – For Emma Forever Ago
8. Wilco – Whole Love
9. Black Keys – Brothers
10. Black Keys – El Camino

2011 Top 10 Vinyl Artists

1. Radiohead – 64,000
2. Black Keys – 58,200
3. Bon Iver – 47,100
4. The Beatles – 43,300
5. Fleet Foxes – 42,600
6. Tom Waits – 30,200
7. Wilco – 30,100
8. Jimi Hendrix – 29,700
9. Bob Dylan – 27,400
10. Nirvana – 27,000

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