Adele outsells Thriller

Adele outsells Thriller

Adele has overtaken Michael Jackson to claim the fifth best-selling album of all-time in the UK.

Her second album '21' has now sold over 4,300,000 copies beating Michael Jackson's iconic 'Thriller'.
Since 21's release in January 2011 Adele has spent 65 weeks in the Top 10 and 23 weeks at number one.

The album has also outsold 'Back To Black' by Amy Winehouse to become the highest-selling UK album
of the 21st century.

Earlier this year Adele six Grammys and two Brit Awards for the album.

The UK's five highest-selling albums of all-time are as follows:

1. Queen: Greatest Hits
2. The Beatles: Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
3. ABBA: Gold: The Greatest Hits
4. Oasis: (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
5. Adele: 21