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Here is the worldwide weekly album chart from mediatraffic.de, who release a weekly album chart every Thursday. I will post the weekly album chart here as it is updated. Hopefully there are some people here who are interested in music sales aswell, so here goes.

Album Chart
week 7 / 2012 - February 18
the top-selling albums according to global
sales figures and national album charts
issue date: February 9, 2012
copyright (C) 2012 - all rights reserved

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new.JPG (991 bytes) Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
Stranger / Interscope - 327.000 - 1 week at No.1 - Hot Shot Debut
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week 54
Adele - 21 platina.gif (873 bytes)8
XL Recordings - 247.000
 
new.JPG (991 bytes) Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
Columbia - 190.000
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new.JPG (991 bytes) Ayaka - The Beginning
A Station / Avex Trax - 108.000
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new.JPG (991 bytes) Yuki - Powers Of Ten
Epic / Sony Music Entertainment Japan - 72.000
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week 16
Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto platina.gif (873 bytes)
Parlophone / Capitol - 68.000
 
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Rihanna - Talk That Talk platina.gif (873 bytes)
Def Jam - 58.000
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week 9
Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Island - 55.000
 
new.JPG (991 bytes) Spitz - Orutana
Universal Music Japan - 49.000
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week 9
Black Keys - El Camino
Nonesuch - 48.000
 

 

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week 33
LMFAO - Sorry For Party Rocking
Interscope - 47.000
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12.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) FT Island - Grown Up (4th Mini Album)
CJ E&M South Korea - 43.000
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week 68
Adele - 19 platina.gif (873 bytes)2
XL Recordings - 42.000
 
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week 23
David Guetta - Nothing But The Beat
EMI Music - 42.000
 
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week 8
Gotye - Making Mirrors
Universal Music Australia - 40.000 - Largest Sales Increase
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week 12
Drake - Take Care
Cash Money - 40.000
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week 62
Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops & Hooligans platina.gif (873 bytes)2
Elektra / Warner Bros. - 35.000
 
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week 11
Nickelback - Here And Now
Roadrunner - 34.000
 
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week 2
Tim McGraw - Emotional Traffic
Curb - 33.000
 
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week 24
Foster The People - Torches
Startime / Columbia - 32.000
 
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week 3
Kidz Bop Kids - Kidz Bop 21
Razor & Tie - 31.000
 
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week 12
Kelly Clarkson - Stronger
RCA - 31.000
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week 14
Florence & The Machine - Ceremonials
Universal Republic / Island - 30.000
 
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week 4
Seal - Soul II
Reprise - 30.000
 
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week 20
Ed Sheeran - Plus
Asylum - 30.000
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week 8
Skrillex - Bangarang
Big Beat / Atlantic - 28.000
 
27.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) Leo Rojas - Spirit Of The Hawk
Ariola / Sony Music Germany - 28.000
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week 18
Tony Bennett - Duets II
Columbia - 27.000
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week 2
Lamb Of God - Resolution
Roadrunner / Epic - 27.000
 
30.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) Metallica - Beyond Magnetic EP
Warner Bros. - 26.000
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31.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) Fred Hammond - God, Love & Romance
Verity - 26.000
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32.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) La Arrolladora Banda El Limón - Irreversible
Universal / Disa Mexico - 26.000
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week 37
Lady GaGa - Born This Way platina.gif (873 bytes)2
Interscope - 25.000
 
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Kumi Koda - Japonesque
Rhythm Zone Japan - 25.000
 
35.jpg new.JPG (991 bytes) Super Girls - Everybody Jump!!
Avex Trax Japan - 25.000
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week 25
Beyoncé - 4 platina.gif (873 bytes)
Columbia - 23.000
 
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week 4
Mary J.Blige - My Life II (The Journey Continues)
Geffen - 23.000
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week 6
Young Jeezy - TM 103: Hustlerz Ambition
Def Jam - 22.000
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Christina Perri - Lovestrong
Atlantic - 22.000
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week 21
Lady Antebellum - Own The Night
Capitol Nashville - 22.000
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Source: mediatraffic.de 



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Lana's Born To Die is a really good album quite different from what we usually hear from pop artists.

Next week, with the Grammy effect, Adele should return to the top of the tally for the 33th week!

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Great debut for lana del ray, and as usual great sales for adele. It will definitely return to #1 next week and it has been out for over a year! :O Oh, and good to see Coldplay still selling well. The rest are pretty much abysmal.

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Oh, and btw, the red arrow heads beside the album name represent 2,000,000 sales. So Adele 21 = 8 x 2,000,000 = 16,000,000

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Adele could pass 20m at this rate

 

Adele sold 47k copies of 21 on US iTunes in the 3 hour period following the Grammys! In the next full sales week she will probably go back to around 650-700k.



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Also she has the most trending videos on Youtube for 2-3 weeks running.

man-bear-pig said:
Oh, and btw, the red arrow heads beside the album name represent 2,000,000 sales. So Adele 21 = 8 x 2,000,000 = 16,000,000

Actually, she's just a little over 17  million sold right now. 21 entered the Top 100 best selling albums chart a few weeks ago which is incredible for an album that's barely one year old.



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Hopefully Lana can afford her plastic surgeries now

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