UK album sales rise 1.4% in Q1

Paul Williams

UK album sales rose in 2013's opening three months for the first quarter in more than three years with Emeli Sande leading a 1.4% increase.

Official Charts Company figures issued by the BPI reveal 23.3 million physical and digital albums were sold during the period, the first quarterly rise for unit album sales since Q4 2009. Virgin act Emeli Sande's Our Version Of Events was the top seller overall, while other big albums included Polydor's Les Miserables cast recording and ...

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