Adele’s ’21’ Is iTunes’ Best-Selling Album of 2012: What Other Artists Made the Top 10?
No only was she crowned Billboard’s top artist of the year, the British pop powerhouse’s Grammy-winning album, 21, ranked as iTunes’ top-selling record of 2012.
Almost two years after it was released, Adele’s sophomore effort nabbed another accolade last month, as it passed the 10 million in American sales. Ever fittingly, that established 21 as the 21st album to achieve that milestone in the history of Nielsen SoundScan.
Adele — who became the first artist to earn iTunes’ top-selling album, single and artist in a single year in 2011 — beat out country-pop crooner Taylor Swift‘s Red, which earned the second-highest debut sale week for a female artist after selling 1.2 million copies in its first week in U.S.
top 10 best-selling albums for 2012.
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