Midweek Charts update: Sande edges past Adele for top 2012 sales

Paul Williams

Emeli Sande's Our Version Of Events has overtaken Adele's 21 to become the UK's biggest-selling artist album of the year so far.

The Virgin release surpassed the XL-issued 21's total this week, having sold nearly 660,000 copies up to the end of business on Thursday, according to the Official Charts Company. Adele's album has shifted around 657,000 copies in the year to date and 4.4 million cumulatively.

Polydor act Lana Del Rey's Born To Die is the third top artist ...

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