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Adele’s ’21’ Tops The iTunes Best-sellers Charts…Again

Adele, Taylor Swift and Mumford and Sons top this years best-selling albums on itunes, find out who else featured HERE!

Adele’s ‘21’ has topped the iTunes best-sellers chart for the second year running.

The album’s continuing success has been put down to the singer’s success at this year’s Grammys, with wins in six categories.

Adele also received nominations for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards this year, for her sultry Bond theme in ‘Skyfall’.

Taylor Swift’s ‘Red’ placed second, despite only being released in October. ‘Babel’ (Mumford & Sons) came third, followed by One Direction’sUp All Night’ and the phenomenal ‘Some Nights’ from Fun.

Emile Sande’s debut offering topped the UK best-sellers list for 2012, rounding off an incredible year for the singer, with performances at the Olympic opening and closing ceremonies, and the X Factor final.

Our Version of Events’ has sold more than one million copies since its release back in February, beating Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey who came second and third in the UK charts respectively.

Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ was best single of the year, followed by Goyte’s ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’, Fun.’sWe Are Young’, ‘Payphone’ by Maroon 5 and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Starships’.

The full best-sellers list can be seen below – feel free to express your feelings about how excellent/dreadful taste everyone has in the comments below!

iTunes Top-Selling Albums of 2012:
1. Adele, 21
2. Taylor Swift, Red
3. Mumford & Sons, Babel
4. One Direction, Up All Night
5. Fun., Some Nights
6. Mumford & Sons, Sigh No More
7. The Lumineers, The Lumineers
8. John Mayer, Born and Raised
9. Maroon 5, Overexposed
10. Jason Aldean, Night Train

iTunes Top-Selling Songs of 2012:
1. Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
2. Gotye, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
3. Fun. “We Are Young”
4. Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa, “Payphone”
5. Nicki Minaj, “Starships”
6. One Direction, “What Makes You Beautiful”
7. Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
8. Fun., “Some Nights”
9. Flo Rida, “Whistle”
10. Flo Rida featuring Sia, “Wild Ones”

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