Adele’s ’25’ Spends Fourth Week At #1, Expected To Sell Another Million Copies By Weekend

Robbie Daw | December 22, 2015 9:20 pm
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Adele‘s utterly unstoppable third LP 25 sold another 790,000 copies last week, while earning a total of 825,000 album units, which was easily enough for the set to stick around in the top spot on the Billboard 200 for a fourth week. That brings 25‘s total copies sold to 5.98 million — again, all done in just four weeks.

Looking ahead, 25 is expected to sell another million copies by the time this week is over, according to Billboard, owing likely to the amount of Christmas stockings that are going to be stuffed with the album. Adele’s latest already broke one record when it sold more than a million copies in two separate weeks; now she’s adding a third to the mix, further cementing her incredible eleventh-hour reign in 2015.

Elsewhere on the Billboard 200, Adele’s previous LP, 21, climbs back up to #10, while over on the Hot 100, 25‘s lead single “Hello” is the ruler for an eighth consecutive week.

The Top 10 of the Billboard 200:

1. Adele, 25 *4 weeks*
2. Justin Bieber, Purpose
3. Pentatonix, That’s Christmas To Me
4. One Direction, Made In The A.M.
5. The Weeknd, Beauty Behind The Madness
6. Chris Stapleton, Traveller
7. Coldplay, A Head Full Of Dreams
8. Michael Buble, Christmas
9. Taylor Swift, 1989
10. Adele, 21

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