Monday, July 18, 2011

Adele is imposed and sets record in music history

The album "21" by English singer Adele has become the best-selling digital album in history, behind to snatch the set to "Recovery" of Eminem, the first artist in over a million copies in the network, reported Nielsen SoundScan. 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. "Adele is not only a digital phenomenon, because it is aimed at both older consumers, who continue to buy full albums as the younger, who may only purchase a song, "said a spokesman for Billboard Magazine told USA Today.

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. His subsequent success led her to acquire MySpace in popularity and media attention, so he could sign with independent label XL Recordings with whom he released their second single, Chasing Pavements, which received good reviews and coverage.

This also means the BBC for its broadcast their radio and invited Adele to interpret their songs in several programs during 2007. Adele won the critics award at the Brit Awards 2008. Winner of two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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