Adele’s 30 was declared the winner in the global classification of all IFPI album formats.


IFPI, the organization representing the worldwide registered music industry, has announced Adele’s 30 as the winner of the global ranking of all album formats for 2021. The album “30” also tops IFPI’s global album sales chart and inaugural chart. of IFPI Global Vinyl Albums.

30, the long-awaited fourth studio album by Adele, was released on November 19, 2021. It marked a long-awaited return to music for Adele after a six-year hiatus since the release of her third studio album, multi-award winning , “25”, released in 2015. Preceded by the return song at the top of the list, “Easy on Me”, her album titled “30” continued to reach number one in over 20 markets, including the US -in, where Adela’s third album topped the Billboard Hot 100 list was made.

The album continues to break records topping all three IFPI Global Album Charts – Global Chart of All Album Formats (introduced last year and won by Global Artist of the Year 2021, BTS), Album Sales List global and first ever Global vinyl album chart.

Frances Moore, IFPI Chief Executive Officer, said: “It was great that Adele came back and released music during the second half of last year. Her dominance in all three IFPI Album Charts speaks to her unique talent in songwriting, her iconic voice and global popularity. We are excited to give Adele and all her team the IFPI Global Album All Format Award and send big congratulations on a stellar year. “

Elsewhere in the global chart of all album formats there were successes for Ed Sheeran with his album = in 4th place, and the first appearances for newcomers SOUR in 2nd place of Olivia Rodrigo, F * CK LOVE (Mix Tape ) of The Kid LAROI in 7th place and Doja Cat’s Planet Her ranked in 10th place. Swedish legends ABBA also appeared with their first album in 40 years, Voyage, one of the best-selling albums of 2021 in all formats, appearing in 8th place in the global chart of all album formats and in second place in the global chart of album sales.

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