The Official U.K. Charts Company announced today that Adele's blockbuster "21" album has surpassed Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in total U.K. sales. Adele's "21" however, still trails albums by Queen, the Beatles, ABBA and Oasis.
The Official U.K. Charts Company announced today (May 3) that Adele's blockbuster "21" album has surpassed Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in total U.K. sales. "21's" to-date U.K. sales now stand at 4,274,300 -- 500 copies more than "Thriller."
The third full-length "Glee" soundtrack arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 136,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . The Rolling Stones' reissue of "Exile on Main St." re-enters the list at No. 2 with 76,000 after it was relaunched last week . . . "Glee" and the Stones lead a pack of six arrivals in the top 10, where Nas and Damian Marley, Black Keys, Band of Horses and LCD Soundsystem all start high . . . On the Digital Songs chart, Miley Cyrus' "Can't Be Tamed" dances in at No. 4 with 191,000 sold in its debut week.
Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" album is back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, but with a rather dreary sales figure . . . It's the Bieb's fourth nonconsecutive week at the top of the chart . . . the National, the Dead Weather, Charice and As I Lay Dying also see their latest efforts bow in the top 10 . . . Katy Perry's "California Gurls" heats up the Digital Songs chart as it enters at No. 1 with an eye-popping bow of 294,000 downloads sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan.