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Sam Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour' Hits 1 Million in U.S. Sales

Sam Smith
Austin Hargrave

Sam Smith photographed January 25, 2014 ar Siren Studios in Los Angels by Austin Hargrave.

Sam Smith's debut full-length album In the Lonely Hour has surpassed 1 million in U.S. sales, according to Nielsen Music. It's the third album to sell more than a million in 2014, and continues to be the year's biggest-selling debut album.

The album -- released on Capitol Records -- moved another 60,000 copies in the week ending Dec. 14, just pushing the album over the 1 million mark (to 1.05 million). The year's other million-sellers are the Frozen soundtrack (3.4 million) and Taylor Swift's 1989 (3 million).

In the Lonely Hour is also in its 19th non-consecutive week in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, where it dips 4-8 on the list dated Dec. 27.

The album has generated two top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 thus far: "Stay With Me" peaked at No. 2 on the Aug. 16-dated chart, while its latest hit, "I'm Not the Only One," rises 7-5 on the Dec. 27 tally.