Radio Facts: Radio Facts:
In the U.S., Nielsen Music has an updated sales total of at least 2.8 million albums, through Day 5, including 1.45 million digital albums.
Tuesday, November 24, after only four days of release, 25 broke the U.S. sales record, which had previously been held by N SYNC’S No Strings Attached since the year 2000, with a 4-day sales total of 2.433 million.
Additionally, the album is already the best-selling album of 2015!
Adele holds another U.S. sales record – 21 is the only album in history to be the top-selling album for two years. It was the best-selling album of 2011, with sales of 5,824,000; and it was also the best-selling album of 2012, with sales of 4,414,000.
Billboard is scheduled to report 25‘s debut week (7 day) sales on Sunday, November 29, once Nielsen has finished processing its weekly data.