Adele album ’21’ tops list of most unwanted Christmas gift of 2012

Emeli Sande, One Direction also feature on rundown of returned presents

Adele’s hugely successful album ’21’ is the most returned and exchanged Christmas gift this year, it has been revealed.

The album, which has sold over 10m copies worldwide, was the album being sent to the musicMagpie website on Christmas day with 47,315 copies being traded in by users of the site. Second place went to Emeli Sande’s ‘Our Version of Events (41,038 returns) and ‘Up All Night’ by One Direction (37,846 returns).

Eren Ozagir of musicMagpie told The Sun: “It’s a sad fact that many of the items sold are given by Mum and Dad.”

Meanwhile, the most unwanted DVD was Twilight with 36,217 for sale, followed by 35,461 of Batman:The Dark Knight.

Meanwhile, Adele has reportedly trademarked her own name. It was recently revealed that the ‘Rolling In The Deep’ star has has made sure that her name can’t be used to sell perfume or jewellery without her consent.