Adele's 21 (XL) has sold some 42,500 copies so far this week, according to OCC sales flashes, more than twice that of its nearest competitor, Radiohead's The King Of Limbs (Ticker Tape / XL), which was finally released in stores yesterday after being on sale for a month via the band's website.
21 has already spent nine consecutive weeks at number one in the UK, equalling the 21st Century record set by The Beatles' 1 in 2000 / 1.
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