Adele outscoring rest of Top 10 combined

Paul Williams

The XL-issued 21 sold around 69,000 units day one, according to the OCC, three-and-a-half times more than closest rival Doo-Wops & Hooligans by Atlantic's Bruno Mars who debuted at number one last Sunday. Adele could end up with two albums in the top five this weekend as her first album 19 is currently in fourth place, having been placed eighth in last week's final chart, while Def Jam/Mercury's Rihanna and Polydor's Ellie Goulding complete the new week's top five sellers.

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