Adele makes UK digital first

The former UK number one single passed the 1m mark today (Tuesday), 162 days after release.

In doing so it becomes the first single released this decade to sell 1m copies - two tracks from 2009, Lady GaGa's Poker Face and Black Eyed Peas' I Gotta Feeling, were the last to pass the milestone.

In total 16 singles released since 2000 have reached the million sales mark (see table below) according to the Official Charts Company - and only eight ...

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