Jessie J’s ‘Who You Are’ revealed as biggest selling debut album of 2011

Noel Gallagher, The Vaccines and Katy B all named in the Top Five

Jessie J‘s ‘Who You Are’ has been named as the biggest selling debut album of 2011, according to the Official Charts Company.

The singer, who released the LP in February this year, overcame competition from Ed Sheeran and his ‘+’ album to top the list.

In the battle of the former Oasis members, meanwhile, Noel triumphed over his brother Liam with his solo LP ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’ the third biggest selling debut of the year, three places ahead of Beady Eye‘s ‘Different Gear, Still Speeding’.


The Vaccines‘ ‘What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?’ and Katy B‘s ‘On A Mission’ were also in the Top 5, while Cher Lloyd‘s ‘Sticks + Stones’ and Miles Kane‘s ‘Colour Of The Trap’ were included in the Top 20.

The Official Charts Company also revealed that eight of the Top 10 biggest selling debut albums of the year were made by British artists. The two exceptions were ‘Killer Love’, the first album from former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger, and Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s collaborative LP ‘Watch The Throne’.

Jessie J also topped a poll of the Top 20 biggest selling collaborations of the year for her ‘Price Tag’ duet with B.o.B.

The Top 20 biggest selling debut albums of 2011 are:

1. Jessie J – ‘Who You Are’
2. Ed Sheeran – ‘+’
3. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds’
4. The Vaccines – ‘What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?’
5. Katy B – ‘On A Mission’
6. Beady Eye – ‘Different Gear, Still Speeding’
7. Nicole Scherzinger – ‘Killer Love’
8. Hugh Laurie – ‘Let Them Talk’
9. Matt Cardle – ‘Letters’
10. Watch The Throne – ‘Watch The Throne’
11. Bad Meets Evil – ‘Hell: The Sequel’
12. Nero – ‘Welcome Reality’
13. Christina Perri – ‘Lovestrong’
14. Cher Lloyd – ‘Sticks + Stones’
15. Wretch 32 – ‘Black And White’
16. Miles Kane – ‘Colour Of The Trap’
17. Foster The People – ‘Torches’
18. Clare Maguire – ‘Light After Dark’
19. Mary Byrne – ‘Mine & Yours’
20. Alexis Jordan – ‘Alexis Jordan’