Do you own the world’s best selling albums? Have a look here for yourself

The best selling albums are in and The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (phew) has revealed which ones were in the top 10 worldwide last year. You won’t be surprised tbh.


Adele‘s third album hit the number 1 spot after selling an insane 17.4 million units in 2015, despite it only being released in Nov!

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Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift both followed with 3.5 million sales each. The Biebs came 4th with 3.1m, Sam Smith had 2.6m sales and our baes 1D had 2.4m, not too shabby.


The ‘Fifty Shades of Grey‘ soundtrack, Coldplay, Meghan Trainor and The Weeknd combined had total sales of 7.4m, still 10 million less than Adele!


Do you have any of these albums, or should another album have made it into the top 10? Tell us over on Twitter @maximumpop, we’re guessing you’ve all got Adele’s.

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