Adele's '25' Has Another Huge Week, Sells 7.13 Total Albums!
03 January 2016
Already Adele's "25" was the first album to sell a million copies in two different weeks, and now it's the first to score three million-selling frames.
The singer managed to sell six million copies in the US, since the debut of her album in November 20th. According to Nielsen Music's database, more precisely that's 5.98 million. The album sold 184,000 copies. These numbers include total units, which combines actual album sales, track downloads and streams.
At No.3 has debuted Chris Brown's new album "Royalty" yet actually had higher real sales than Bieber. During "Royalty's" first week of release, it has sold over 162,000 copies. However when streaming was taken into account the album ranked third.
Futher evidence of Adele's chart dominance are the facts that with her 1.19 million "units" she is ahead of Justin Bieber's second-place album Purple by 790, 000 units. For the album that was a 38 percent increase. More successful was only Adele's second album, 21, which was released back in 2011.
The soundtrack for Star Wars: The Force AwakensFinally, took fifth place. It was based on the latest installment of the movie franchise. For example, there was a week when more copies were sold than of the other 100 albums altogether which follow it on the list.