Selling more than 660,000 album-equivalent units – including audio and video streaming and track-by-track sales – “30” has surpassed the other major releases of 2021.
However, “30” has yet to peak on Adele’s third studio album, “25”, which became the best-selling album of all time in both the US and UK in 2015 – selling 800,000 copies in the UK and 3.3. million in the US.
Although this week’s album chart has yet to be released in the US, it all but guarantees that Adele will land a third consecutive number one on her third album, and “Easy on Me” has previously spent four weeks at the top of the Hot 100 singles chart. .
The sales numbers reflect Adele’s love for conventional methods of listening to music, with 560,000 album-equivalent units sold in the US being traditional album sales, while 67 percent of her sales. in the UK is real sales.
https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/27/entertainment/adele-music-album-chart-fastest-sales-record-scli-intl/index.html Adele’s ’30’ becomes best-selling album of 2021 in both US and UK