Arctic Monkeys cannot halt Q3 albums dip

Paul Williams

Arctic Monkeys' AM finished as Q3's top artist album seller in the UK, but could not prevent a 5.7% year-on-year fall in sales.

The band's fifth Domino album clocked up nearly 250,000 sales in the last three months of the year to lead the artist album listings, while Universal and Sony's Now! 85 was the top seller overall with 815,692 copies bought by the end of July.

The drop in the albums market took Q3 sales to 18.8 million units, compared ...

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