30 also topped the IFPI Global Album Sales Chart, as well as the first IFPI Global Vinyl Album Chart.
30 is Adele’s fourth studio album and was released on November 19, 2021.
30 went on to hit No.1 in more than 20 markets, including the United States, where it became Adele’s third album to top the charts. Billboards Hot 100 chart.
After the November 2021 release, 30 IFPI says it surpassed 5 million physical album-equivalent units in 2021 in less than two months.
The album continued its track record by topping all three of the IFPI Global Albums Chart – All Formats Global Albums Chart (introduced last year and won by Global Recording Artist of the Year 2021BTS), the Global Album Sales Chart and the Global Vinyl Album Chart appear for the first time.
Elsewhere in the Global All Album Format Chart, Ed Sheeran’s latest album, =hit No.4, and Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR in second place.
The Kid LAROI’s F * CK LOVE (Mixing Tape) press No.7, while Doja Cat’s Her Planet reached 10th place.
ABBA’s first album in 40 years – Journeyswhich sold surpassed 1 million compilation album units in its first week worldwide – debuting at #8 on the All Format Albums Global Chart and #2 on the Global Album Sales Chart.
The IFPI says that the Global Album Sales Chart highlights the “continuing importance of Asia, especially in terms of physical album sales,” pointing to how BTS (No.4) and SEVENTEEN (who made two appearances) in the ranking at 3rd and 7th place) outstanding features,
Snow Man Japanese group’s first studio album, Snow Mania S1also ranked at number 9.
The first Global Vinyl Albums Chart, introduced to “reflect the continued strong growth of the format,” IFPI said, has completed Adele winning all three awards.
Albums from the Fleetwood Mac (No.3), The Beatles (No.7), Nirvana (No.8) and Pink Floyd (No.9) charts, along with releases by Olivia Rodrigo with SOUR (No.4) and Billie Eilish’s second album Happier than ever (5).
Adele’s three wins later News it’s a single from The Weeknd, Save your tearswas named the winner of the IFPI Global Digital Singles Awards 2021.
The Weeknd is the first artist to win the Global Digital Single Award two years in a row, after topping the 2020 Global Digital Single Award with his single. Dimming lights.
“It’s great that Adele is back and releasing the music.”
Frances Moore, CEO of IFPI, said: “It was great to have Adele back and releasing music in the second half of last year.
“Her domination of all three of the IFPI Albums Chart speaks to her unique songwriting talent, her iconic vocals, and her unwavering global popularity.
“We are delighted to present Adele and all of her team with the IFPI Global Album All Format chart award and send our huge congratulations on a hugely successful year.”Worldwide music business
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