The figures recall the good times. The one where the discs were sold and were not also attacked by the download. With at least 2.3 million copies of her new album in three days passed in the US, British singer Adele gets the best start in 15 years. The Nielsen Music has scheduled the album 2410000 bar will be reached Monday night. 2.41 million, the previous record set in 2000 by “No Strings Attached” the boy band NSYNC in which particular sung Justin Timberlake. The trade magazine Billboard provides him, selling 2.9 million albums Adele during the first week.
25 not available on download platforms
First album of the singer since 2011, 25 promised to meet a great success, but these early figures are all the more surprising that sales of albums have decreased since the 2000s and the advent of online music. Confident in its success, Adele chose it, not to release the album and its emblematic single “Hello” on a platform of streaming, a growing sector become a must for the majority of artists. Nielsen Music finally provides that the 25 is the album up as quickly since the beginning of his methodical count weekly sales began in 1991.
In addition to NSYNC, Adele should also flow more albums in a week that rapper Eminem and The Eminem Show in 2002 or pop star Taylor Swift and 1989 in 2014. While 21 , its previous disc, was the most sold since the turn of the century in the United Kingdom, Adele has also recorded with 25 huge sales in the country: 538,000 copies gone in three days. It is thus in a good position to break the record held by the rock band Oasis and Be Here Now , which sold 696,000 copies during the week of its release in 1997.