Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesThe U.K.’s National Album Day, in October, will have a theme of celebrating women in music. To go along with that announcement, the U.K.’s Official Charts Company has named Adele as the U.K.’s best-selling woman artist since the year 2000.
There are quite a few Americans on the list that Adele tops, including Pink at number two and Madonna number three. Here’s the full top 10; between them, these artists have sold more than 72 million albums.
1. Adele2. Pink3. Madonna4. Rihanna5. Dido6. Amy Winehouse7. Kylie Minogue8. Beyoncé9. Britney Spears10. Lady Gaga
In terms of albums, Adele is number one again, with 21. Her 2011 project has sold six million copies in the U.K. alone, while her other albums, 25 and 19, rank in among the top 10 best-selling albums of the 21st century as well.
Here are the rest of the top 10 albums:
1. 21, Adele2. Back to Black, Amy Winehouse3. 25, Adele4. Spirit, Leona Lewis5. The Fame, Lady Gaga6. No Angel, Dido7. Life for Rent, Dido8. Come Away with Me, Norah Jones9. 19, Adele10. Our Version of Events, Emeli Sandé
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