CD format turns 30 today - ABBA Gold is UK's best-seller

RHIAN JONES

One of the record industry's best and most lucrative friends, the CD format, turns 30 today - three decades after the world's first CD players were announced in Japan on October 1, 1982.

ABBA’s greatest hits collection is No.1 in the Official All-Time CD Album Top 30 sellers according to new BPI figures, compiled by the Official Charts Company.

Leading the list with 4 million sales in the format, the record is the UK’s biggest selling Compact Disc of all ...

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