New York, NY – Adele continues being the Billboard sensation for 24 weeks, placing herself in the industry as the artist with the most sold album this year in the United States according to Billboard informants. Adele without a doubt is a musical phenomenon within the industry in the United States, achieving moving over 3.52 million copies throughout the world, including the grand hit in her career “Someone Like You”.
It’s already been 24 weeks that Adele has occupied the honorable place on the Billboard 200 charts with what has equaled the soundtracks of Purple Rain (1984) and Saturday Night Fever (1978). The reason for which the artist is the central attraction of the entire industry, is nothing more or less than the fact that this week she sold 75 thousand copies, which has permitted her to rise to the respected position, and beating Alan Jackson’s Thirty Miles West, which sold 2 thousand copies less.
According to statistics, the record for most weeks at #1 belongs to the soundtrack for “West Side Story”, which stood 54 weeks in that position; followed by “Thriller” by Michael Jacksin with 37 weeks; Rumours by Fleetwood Mac (31); the South Pacific soundtrack (31); and Harry Belafonte’s Calypso (31). But Adele’s album is the most sold in the United States with 3.53 million copies to total 9.34 million.