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'21' sells more copies than 'Thriller' in U.K.

May 5, 2012 at 10:02 AM
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LONDON, May 5 (UPI) -- Adele's 2011 album "21" has sold more copies than Michael Jackson's iconic 1982 record "Thriller" in the United Kingdom, the Official Charts Co. reported.

"21" has now sold 4,274,300 copies in the United Kingdom -- 500 more than "Thriller," NME.com said.

The Top 10 best-selling albums of all time in the United Kingdom are "Queen's "Greatest Hits" at No. 1, The Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band at No. 2, ABBA's "Gold" at No. 3, Oasis' "(What's The Story) Morning Glory?" at No. 4, Adele's "21" at No. 5, Jackson's "Thriller" at No. 6, Dire Straits' "Brothers in Arms" at No. 7, Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side Of The Moon" at No. 8, Jackson's "Bad" at No. 9 and Queen's "Greatest Hits II" at No. 10.

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