Adele Among UK’s Top Five Biggest Selling Albums Of All Time

Adele has tasted more success with her second album 21, which is now in the top five list of all time bestselling albums.

The singer’s second album has sold 4,274,300 copies, 500 more than the landmark Michael Jackson album.

Adele’s achievement has overtaken Thriller in the all-time sales list is truly remarkable,’ said the Official Charts Company’s managing director Martin Talbot.

The 24 year old singer’s album has spent 23 weeks at number one since its release and has outsold hit albums including Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side Of The Moon and Dire Straits’ Brothers In Arms.

Adele has also picked up six Grammy Awards and two British Awards. Adele has sent more records tumbling after her album 21 outsold Michael Jackson’s Thriller, becoming the fifth biggest-selling album of all time in the UK.

Adele has sent more records tumbling after her album 21 outsold Michael Jackson’s Thriller, becoming the fifth biggest-selling album of all time in the UK.

The UK’s Top 5 biggest selling albums of all-time

1) Greatest Hits – Queen
2) Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – The Beatles
3) Gold – Greatest Hits – Abba
4) What’s The Story Morning Glory? – Oasis
5) 21 – Adele

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