Adele’s ’25’ Has Sold 2.3 Million Copies In Just 3 Days. Is The 20th CD To Sell 1 Million In A Week (Full List Inside)

 

Adele’s just released album, “25,” is exceeding all expectations. In just three days it has already sold sold at least 2.3 million in pure album sales in the U.S., according toNielsen Music.

At that pace it will shatter the one week sales record of 2,416,000 set by NSYNC’s2000 album, “No Strings Attached.”

Billboard now projects that it will sell 2.9 million copies by week’s end.

The album puts Adele in the elite club of artists who have sold 1 million records in a week. Check out the full list via Billboard below.

The One Million Club

Adele; 25; TBD*; Nov. 26, 2015 (*sales for debut week to be determined)
Taylor Swift; 1989; 1,287,000; Nov. 2, 2014
Taylor Swift; Red; 1,208,000; Oct. 28, 2012
Lady Gaga; Born This Way; 1,108,000; May 29, 2011
Taylor Swift; Speak Now; 1,047,000; Oct. 31, 2010
Lil Wayne; Tha Carter III; 1,006,000; June 15, 2008
50 Cent; The Massacre; 1,141,000; March 6, 2005
Usher; Confessions; 1,096,000; March 28, 2004
Norah Jones; Feels Like Home; 1,022,000; Feb. 15, 2004
Eminem; The Eminem Show; 1,322,000; June 2, 2002
‘NSYNC; Celebrity; 1,880,000; July 29, 2001
The Beatles; 1; 1,259,000; Dec. 24, 2000
Backstreet Boys; Black & Blue; 1,591,000; Nov. 26, 2000
Limp Bizkit; Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water; 1,055,000; Oct. 22, 2000
Eminem; The Marshall Mathers LP; 1,760,000; May 28, 2000
Britney Spears; Oops!…I Did It Again; 1,319,000; May 21, 2000
‘NSYNC; No Strings Attached; 2,416,000; March 26, 2000
Backstreet Boys; Millennium; 1,134,000; May 23, 1999
Garth Brooks; Double Live; 1,085,000; Nov. 22, 1998
Whitney Houston/Soundtrack; The Bodyguard; 1,061,000; Jan. 3, 1993

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