US Charts: Adele's 21 surpasses 6 million Stateside sales

Paul Williams

The album sold another 104,000 copies last week, taking its cumulative total in the States up to 6.05 million, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures.

As reported elsewhere on this site, that secures it a 16th week at the top of the Billboard 200, the longest run by a British studio album in the near 56-year history of the chart. It thus overtakes The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band and Pink Floyd's The Wall, which were each number one ...

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