Adele beats Amy Winehouse to biggest selling vinyl album of 2015

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds also dominate the top selling vinyl singles of last year

Adele has topped the biggest selling vinyl albums of 2015.

The singer finished at the summit of last year’s Top 40 after breaking a host of records including the fastest LP to reach one million sales, while Amy Winehouse came in second with her landmark album ‘Back To Black’, following the release of the documentary Amy.

Off the back of The Stone Roses announcing four massive shows at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium this year, their 1989 self-titled debut was third in the year-end vinyl rundown and Ed Sheeran’s ‘X’ was fourth.

Other artists in the Top 10 included Royal Blood’s self-titled debut and Noel Gallagher’s second album ‘Chasing Yesterday’. Coldplay’s new album also came in at Number 12 with ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’ despite it only being out less than a month.

The Official Top 10 biggest selling vinyl albums of 2015 were:

1. Adele – ’25
2. Amy Winehouse – ‘Back To Black
3. The Stone Roses – ‘The Stone Roses’
4. Ed Sheeran – ‘X’
5. Original Soundtrack – ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy – Awesome Mix 1’
6. Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’
7. Royal Blood – ‘Royal Blood’
8. Pink Floyd – ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’
9. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Chasing Yesterday’
10. Nirvana – ‘Unplugged In New York’

Gallagher also dominated the top four best selling selling vinyl singles with ‘The Dying Of The Light’ finishing at the summit. Blur came in at Number Five with ‘Y’all Doomed’ and David Bowie came in at six, seven, nine and 10.

The Official Top 10 biggest selling vinyl singles of 2015 were:

1. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘The Dying Of The Light’
2. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Riverman’
3. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Lock All The Doors’
4. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Ballad Of The Mighy I’
5. Blur – ‘Y’all Doomed’
6. David Bowie – ‘Young Americans’
7. David Bowie – ‘Changes’
8. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘In The Heat Of The Moment’
9. David Bowie – ‘Fame’
10. David Bowie – ‘Space Oddity’