Adele's "30" Album Was The Biggest Selling Album In The UK For 2021

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Despite not being released until mid November, Adele's album "30" was the biggest selling record for the UK in 2021.

Adele's long awaited album surpassed 600,000 chart sales, with 450,000 of these sales physical, while 53,000 were counted as downloads. 

Second and third on the album selling list were occupied by Ed Sheeran's "=", and ABBA's "Voyage" respectively, while Oliva Rodrigo's "Sour" took fourth on the list. 

The UK's Biggest Selling Album list is as follows:

01. Adele – ’30’
02. Ed Sheeran – ‘=’
03. ABBA – ‘Voyage’
04. Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Sour’
05. Queen – ‘Greatest Hits’
06. Dua Lipa – ‘Future Nostalgia’
07. Ed Sheeran – ‘÷’
08. Elton John – ‘Diamonds’
09. Fleetwood Mac – ’50 Years: Don’t Stop’
10. Dave – ‘We’re All Alone In This Together’

"30" also became the fastest selling record in the UK following its release, reaching 261,000 sales, breaking the previous record from 2021 set by Adele's "Voyage". 

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