Adele back on top in the US, while Asking Alexandria make top ten

The latter's 21 sold 88,000 copies last week, a 6% decline, while Femme Fatale tumbled 73% week-on-week to 75,000, and slips to second place.

21 has now sold 1,030,000 copies, and is the first album to sell a million copies in America this year. It also leapfrogs Adele's first album, 19, which itself sold its millionth copy less than a fortnight ago, and shifted a further 8,000 copies last week to lift its cumulative tally to 1,015,000. It falls 49-56 ...

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