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2021 has been nothing but a successful year for the music industry. This year, many great artists emerged, tagging their names in the top charts globally. But timeless artist Adele has sold more than 600,000 copies of her so-called “divorce album,” with 80% of those selling CD and vinyl, defying the trends of streaming music.

Adele’s music usually marks records after releasing the long plays and extended plays, similarly Album “30” was also greeted with excitement and bumper sales. The selling streak continues in her hometown. The L.P. stayed on the charts at No.1, making it the biggest selling album of 2021. It is also the fastest-selling title of the year in the U.K., bagging 261,000 sales in week-one charts from the singer.

The Hello singer beats Olivia Rodrigo, Elton John, and a group called ABBA. 30 has reached number one in 36 countries globally. In the USA, the album sold 839,000 album-equivalent units in its opening week and was the first album to sell over a million pure copies in 2021.

According to BBC, In the United Kingdom, Adele’s sales are below 800,000 copies that her previous album, “25,” sold in its first week. The Music business is now dominantly running on streaming consumption, and it has 83% of the audience’. CD sales have diminished, but Vinyl sales have increased by 8%. Many artists have opened up about how streaming revenues aren’t enough for living. For an Artist like Adele, who offers music as her therapy. Her rarity in writing songs that are relatable and have deep meanings, for her things are simply different as she can command such high and guaranteed sales because her fans lean towards physical media. The artist earns from music alone. She doesn’t need to launch some makeup line or fashion brand to make a living.

Billboard reported that the Skyfall singer would be making a handsome amount of $2million per show in her Las Vegas Residency. The residency starts on January 21 running till April 16.

Well concluding to the success of album expect 30 to continue selling.

Official Top 10 biggest album of 2021 on the charts:

-30 by Adele
-Equals(=) by Ed Sheeran
-Voyage by ABBA
-Sour by Olivia Rodrigo
-Greatest Hits by Queen
-Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa
-Divide(√∑) by Ed Sheeran
-Diamonds by Elton John
-50 Years by Don’t Stop, Fleetwood Mac
-10. We’re All Alone In This Together by Dave

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