Now a staple in the Top 5 of charts the world over, it appears that sales of Adele‘s ‘21‘ show no sign of faltering despite the release of Lady GaGa‘s ‘Born This Way‘ in May, Beyonce‘s ‘4‘ in June and ‘Watch The Throne’ by Jay Z and Kanye West just weeks ago.
For it has now broken another record in the US, more than seven months after its release.
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With a total of 3.06 million copies sold in the United States, the LP is the fastest selling album to reach the 3 million mark since 2005 after experiencing a sales increase of 10% within the last chart week.
Now holding the #2 position, it sits one chart position behind ‘Watch The Throne’ which was certified Gold this week, moving 177,000 units in the seven days.
In at #9 is Beyonce’s ‘4’ , with 25,000 copies sold within the last week and three places behind her is ‘Born This Way’ by GaGa.
At #27 is Kelly Rowland with her latest effort ‘Here I Am’ which sits ten chart positions above Nicki Minaj‘s ‘Pink Friday‘ with 10,000 units moved this week.