25 has reached double platinum status already:
The Highest ever figure for a single UK chart week is Adele’s new album 25, which in its first week of release has sold over 800,000 copies.
The album alone has fetched than the 86 albums combined in the chart.
“The statistics surrounding the album are staggering, album has ever sold 800,000 copies to reach number one in the history of British music.”, said Martin Talbot – the official charts company chief executive after the album’s 100,000 downloads in a week.
In fact, 252,423 of the album’s 800,307 sales were digital with the rest on CD.
Oasis’s Be Here Now in the year 1997 became number one after it sold 696,000 copies in 1997. However that album only went on sale three days before the end of the chart week.
25 has reached double platinum status already
Let us take a look at the sales of Adele’s album 25:
- Adele’s 25 has sold 800,307 is a historical benchmark as before this, no album had sold 100,000 copies in a single week this year.
- That is more than the combined sales of the last 19 number one albums in the weeks they topped the chart.
- On its first day of release over, 300,000 people acquired 25.
- with 252,423 downloads, this album has outshined Ed Sheeran’s previously held record for weekly dgital albums.
- We need to wait first before we realize that Adele’s 25 is yet to match the sales of her last album 21, which is possessed by 4.8 million people in the UK.
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“What the future holds for 25 will unfold over the coming weeks and months, of course – but we can all be absolutely sure that more records will be toppled as Adele fever grips the nation in the run-up to Christmas.”- Martin Talbot.