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Adele’s 21 Is The First EVER To Sell 3 Million Digital Copies!

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adele album 21 first album to sell 3 million digital copies

She’s such a studette!

Just a week after being photographed with her family for the first time, Adele is setting records.

As of last week, the singer’s album 21 became the first ever to sell 3 million digital copies! It’s sold 10,798,000 overall, making it the No. 13 best-selling album since 1991 on Nielsen SoundScan.

Adele is AH-Mayzing, so we’re thrilled that she’s getting this kind of recognition!

We're just waiting for that next album to drop now so she can shatter her own records!

[Image via WENN.]

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Usher's Confessions Album Hits Over 10 Million In Sales!

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Yeah, yeah, yeah!

There can be nothing better than having an album that can still sell,sell,sell after eight years on the market — and Usher can admit to that.

According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Climax singer reached over 10 million in sales this week for his 2004 record, Confessions, making it 19th album to hit this great achievement since the company started tracking in 1991.

Eminem's, The Eminem Show, is the last music collection that sold over 10 million copies, but Metallica's, Metallica, has never been passed up in sales with 15.8 million units!


Billboard reports that Usher's masterpiece sold

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Reba McEntire Joins Shania Twain As Top-Selling Female Country Artist!


She's joining some pretty exclusive company!

As of this week, Reba McEntire has just become the second female country artist to surpass the 30 million mark in album sales!

And although Shania Twain holds the #1 spot with 34,175,000, Reba has actaully been topping the charts since 1981 - before the Nielsen SoundScan even started tracking album sales for Billboard in 1991!

So someone had a pretty unfair advantage, if you ask us!

But hey!

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Top 25 Best-Selling Albums Of The Past 10 Years

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Besting Selling Billboard Albums

Since 1991, Nielsen SoundScan has tracked Billboard album sales and now, we bring to you some of the albums that have sold 5 million or more copies in the past decade!!

At the top of the list? Norah Jones, Eminem, Usher and of course, Adele!

SOME of these albums and artists, though, are sure to surprise you…

See the top-selling albums of the past 10 years … AFTER THE JUMP!!

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2011 Was The Year Of Adele!!!

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No surprises here!

As the year comes to a close, both Goddess Adele and Lady GaGa are dominating on the charts!!!!

In 2011, Adele's 21 was the best-selling album of the year AND she had the #1 single of the year (Rolling in the Deep), AND the #1 music video of the year (Live At the Royal Albert Hall)!!!!!

In all of Nielsen SoundScan history, NO OTHER ARTIST has topped all three of these year-end charts! Wowsa!!!!

As for GaGa, her new album Born This Way is set to become the #2 album of the year! Not only that, but

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