Albums That Sold 1 Million Copies In The First Week

Jackson Sawa | July 25, 2022 7:24 am

Adele: 25 (2015)

Adele released her third studio album 25 on November 20, 2015. The album is a reflection on her past 25 years of life and was a follow-up to her second album 21. The album debuted at No.1 in 32 countries and broke first-week sales records in the UK and the US.

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25 sold 3.38 million copies in just one week in the US and was the highest single-week sales for an album since Nielson began keeping track in 1991. When it reached 17.4 million copies sold Adele’s 25 became the best-selling album of 2015 and is easily one of the best-selling albums of all time.