Adele, Ed Sheeran had UK’s biggest selling albums of 2021

Adele by Simon Emmett

Adele by Simon Emmett

Adele reached the top despite releasing her album in the November of last year.

Adele and Ed Sheeran are the familiar names who enjoyed the UK’s biggest selling albums of 2021.

ABBA’s comeback with Voyage, Dave’s second LP We’re All Alone In This Together and Coldplay’s Music Of The Spheres are some more in the Top 20 according the Official Charts Company, while Fleetwood Mac had two big sellers during the last 12 months courtesy of Rumours and their Don’t Stop compilation.

Just outside the Top 20, Oasis had another strong year too with Time Flies at #23 and (What’s The Story) Morning Glory? at #28.

Top 20 selling albums of 2021 (UK):

1/ Adele – 30
2/ Ed Sheeran – =
3/ ABBA – Voyage
4/ Olivia Rodrigo – Sour
5/ Queen – Greatest Hits
6/ Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia
7. Ed Sheeran – Divide
8/ Elton John – Diamonds
9/ Fleetwood Mac – 50 Years: Don’t Stop
10/ Dave – We’re All Alone In This Together
11/ The Weeknd – The Highlights
12/ Harry Styles – Fine Line
13/ ABBA – Gold
14/ Coldplay – Music Of The Spheres
15/ Pop Smoke – Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon
16/ Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent
17/ Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
18/ Doja Cat – Planet Her
19/ Eminem – Curtain Call
20/ Rag’n’Bone Man – Life By Misadventure

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