Adele tops Music Week global chart with 14.5 million sales

Paul Williams

The XL album, which is number one for a 20th week in the US this week following Adele's six Grammy wins, sold more copies abroad last year than any other British album has in a calendar year this century.

It is joined in the chart at number three by Adele's first album 19 with 2.3 million overeseas sales, while Parlophone act Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto is runner-up with 3.2 million copies bought abroad. It debuted at number one in more than ...

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