Mumford & Sons, Coldplay, Florence + The Machine, Kings Of Leon and more also make list
The Official Charts company have unveiled a Top 40 list of the highest-selling albums of the decade so far in the UK.
Adele tops the list with her massively successful 2011 album ’21’, which spent a 23 weeks at Number One and has sold just over four million copies in the UK alone since its release.
Take That’s ‘Progress’ take the number two spot with over two million sales, just beating Michael Buble’s 2011 Christmas album. Emeli Sande’s debut album ‘Our Version Of Events’, released in 2013, comes number four on the list, with Ed Sheeran’s second album ‘X’ sitting at fifth position despite only being released in June 2014.
Meanwhile, Coldplay’s ‘Mylo Xyloto’ is at number 13, Mumford and Sons’ ‘Sigh No More’ is at number 14, Florence & The Machine’s ‘Lungs’ is at number 19, George Ezra’s debut ‘Wanted On Voyage’ is at number 25, Lana Del Rey’s ‘Born To Die’ is at number 27 and Kings Of Leon’s ‘Come Around Sundown’ is number 33.
One Direction and Olly Murs each have three albums in the list, while Ed Sheeran, Mumford and Sons, Adele, Rihanna, Pink, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga and Michael Buble all have two albums in the countdown.
See the complete top 40 list here.