Saturday, July 16, 2011

Adele's 21 has become the best-selling digital album in history

.- The album "21" by English singer Adele has become the best-selling digital album in history, reported today Nielsen. The album "21" has sold 1.017 million copies compared to 1.005 million has obtained "Recovery".

Adele's sales have been boosted by the meteoric success of the copies on the Internet, 32% of albums sold in the first half of 2011 were digital, according to data from the monitoring firm Nielsen SoundScan. "Adele is not only a digital phenomenon, because it is aimed at both older consumers who are buying full albums, as the younger, who may only purchase a song, "said a spokesman for Billboard Magazine told USA Today.

Adele is a soul and jazz artist to be released worldwide in 2008 with his first album "19", with which he sold three million copies. His second album, "21", was released this year and is now in 2.6 million copies sold. British artist has sold well over 4 million copies of her single "Rolling in the Deep." Experts say at least another two albums reach one million digital copies by the end of the year: "The Fame" Lady Gaga "Sigh no more," Mumford & Sons.

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