World Chart 2012: Best-selling albums of the year


Album Countdown 2012
encircled the weekly charts from
January 14, 2012 till January 5, 2013
the figures are cumulative sales of an album
included sales outside the weekly top 40
copyright (C) 2012 - all rights reserved

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01.jpg (794 bytes)Adele - 21
XL Recordings - 9,2 million copies
02.jpg (911 bytes)Taylor Swift - Red
Big Machine - 3,8 million copies
03.jpg (905 bytes)One Direction - Up All Night
Syco Music - 3,6 million copies
04.jpg (876 bytes)Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
Stranger / Interscope - 2,9 million copies
05.jpg (904 bytes)One Direction - Take Me Home
Syco Music - 2,8 million copies
06.jpg (908 bytes)Mumford & Sons - Babel
Glass Note / Island - 2,7 million copies
07.jpg (841 bytes)Pink - The Truth About Love
RCA - 2,4 million copies
08.jpg (917 bytes)Justin Bieber - Believe
Island / Def Jam - 2,3 million copies
09.jpg (905 bytes)Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
Parlophone / Capitol - 2,2 million copies
10.jpg (1033 bytes)Maroon 5 - Overexpose
A&M / Octone - 2,0 million copies
11.jpg (925 bytes)Michael Bublé - Christmas
Reprise - 1,9 million copies
12.jpg (1055 bytes)Emeli Sande - Our Version Of Events
Virgin - 1,9 million copies
13.jpg (1066 bytes)Gotye - Making Mirrors
Universal Music Australia - 1,8 million copies
14.jpg (1009 bytes)Ed Sheeran - Plus
Asylum - 1,7 million copies
15.jpg (1071 bytes)David Guetta - Nothing But The Beat
EMI Music - 1,7 million copies
16.jpg (1074 bytes)Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
Columbia - 1,6 million copies
17.jpg (970 bytes)Linkin Park - The Living Things
Warner Bros. - 1,6 million copies
18.jpg (1053 bytes)Rod Stewart - Merry Christmas Baby
Verve - 1,6 million copies
19.jpg (1056 bytes)Black Keys - El Camino
Nonesuch - 1,6 million copies
20.jpg (1111 bytes)Fun. - Some Nights
Fueled By Ramen - 1,6 million copies
21.jpg (1021 bytes)Madonna - Mdna
Interscope - 1,6 million copies
22.jpg (1127 bytes)Rihanna - Unapologetic
Island / Def Jam - 1,6 million copies
23.jpg (1123 bytes)Rihanna - Talk That Talk
Def Jam - 1,6 million copies
24.jpg (1099 bytes)Adele - 19
XL Recordings - 1,5 million copies
25.jpg (1133 bytes)Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
Cash Money / Island - 1,4 million copies
26.jpg (1135 bytes)Lionel Richie - Tuskegee
Mercury - 1,4 million copies
27.jpg (1068 bytes)Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
Capitol - 1,4 million copies
28.jpg (1137 bytes)Whitney Houston - The Greatest Hits
RCA - 1,3 million copies
29.jpg (1128 bytes)Muse - The 2nd Law
Helium 3 / Warner Bros. - 1,3 million copies
30.jpg (1104 bytes)LMFAO - Sorry For Party Rocking
Interscope - 1,3 million copies
31.jpg (1062 bytes)Florence & The Machine - Ceremonials
Universal Republic / Island - 1,3 million copies
32.jpg (1126 bytes)Bruno Mars Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Elektra / Warner Bros. - 1,2 million copies
33.jpg (1120 bytes)Mr.Children - 2005-2010 Macro
Toy's Factory Japan - 1,2 million copies
34.jpg (1097 bytes)Carrie Underwood - Blown Away
Arista Nashville - 1,2 million copies
35.jpg (1130 bytes)Luke Bryan - Tailgates & Tanlines
Capitol Nashville - 1,1 million copies
36.jpg (1129 bytes)Mr.Children - 2001-2005 Micro
Toy's Factory Japan - 1,1 million copies
37.jpg (1054 bytes)Led Zeppelin - Celebration Day
Atlantic - 1,1 million copies
38.jpg (1141 bytes)AKB 48 - 1830m
King Records Japan - 1,1 million copies
39.jpg (1125 bytes)Of Monsters & Men - My Head Is An Animal
Universal Republic - 1,1 million copies
40.jpg (1077 bytes)Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures
Island - 1,0 million copies

 
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bow at two 1d albums being in the top 5 & take me home being #5 after only being out for 6 weeks <3