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Adele is topping charts with 30

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Adele Announced as Winner of IFPI’s Global All Format Album Chart with her new release of 30. Adele, the internationally known UK superstar tops both IFPI Global Album Sales Chart and IFPI Global Vinyl Album Chart in 2022.

This is an exciting countdown from artists across the globe. IFPI is an organization that represents the recorded music industry throughout the world. They have announced Adele’s 30 as the winner of the Global Album All Format Chart for 2021. That’s not all. Her album 30 tops the IFPI’s Global Album Sales Chart. It also charts the inaugural IFPI Global Vinyl Album Chart. That’s quite the achievement to say the very least. Check out her new album below!

30, is one of the most anticipated studio albums from 2021. There were others but none of them that had quite the impact. Adele released the album on 19 November 2021 after a six-year hiatus. 30 went on to reach #1 in over 20 global markets including the US. In America, 30 became Adele’s third album to be on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

“It has been wonderful to have Adele back and releasing music over the second half of last year. Her dominance of all three IFPI Album Charts speaks to her unique songwriting talent, her iconic voice and unrelenting global popularity,” Frances Moore, the Chief Executive of IFPI, said, “We are thrilled to award Adele and all of her team the IFPI Global Album All Format chart award and send huge congratulations for a stellar year.” 

Top 10 Global Album All Format Chart 2021 

With Olivia Rodrigo’s SOUR at #2, The Kid LAROI’s F*CK LOVE (Mix Tape) at #7 and Doja Cat’s Planet Her at #10 this top album list has a little bit of everything.

RANKARTISTALBUM
1Adele30
2Olivia RodrigoSOUR
3Justin BieberJustice
4Ed Sheeran=
5The WeekndAfter Hours
6Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
7The Kid LAROIF*CK LOVE (Mix Tape)
8ABBAVoyage
9Morgan WallenDangerous: The Double Album
10Doja CatPlanet Her

(Source: IFPI) 

Top 10 Global Album Sales Chart 2021

The Global Album Sales Chart highlights the continuing importance of globalization with the sales of, K-Pop stars BTS (#4) and SEVENTEEN. Then the Japanese group Snow Man’s first studio album Snow Mania S1 charted at #9. 

RANKARTISTALBUM
1Adele30
2ABBAVoyage
3SEVENTEENAttacca
4BTSBTS, THE BEST
5Ed Sheeran=
6Justin BieberJustice
7Taylor SwiftRed (Taylor’s Version)
8SEVENTEENYour Choice
9Snow ManSnow Mania S1
10Taylor SwiftFearless (Taylor’s Version)

(Source: IFPI)

Top 10 Global Vinyl Album Chart 2021

The first-ever Adele tops Global Vinyl Album Chart. This chart was, introduced to reflect the continued robust growth of the vinyl format. It’s achieved a kind of traction that’s not going away anytime soon. The chart represents a diverse mix of old and new albums including Fleetwood Mac (#3), The Beatles (#7), Nirvana (#8) and Pink Floyd (#9) charting right alongside those from Olivia Rodrigo with SOUR (#4) and Billie Eilish (#5). 

RANKARTISTALBUM
1Adele30
2Harry StylesFine Line
3Fleetwood MacRumours
4Olivia RodrigoSOUR
5Billie EilishHappier Than ever
6Taylor SwiftRed (Taylor’s Version)
7The BeatlesAbbey Road
8NirvanaNevermind
9Pink FloydThe Dark Side of The Moon
10Taylor Swiftevermore

(Source: IFPI)

Who is the IFPI?

The IFPI is known as the voice of the recording industry worldwide. They are an organization that represents over 8,000 record company members across the world. As a group, they have quite the motto; They are dedicated to promoting the value of music, as well as campaigning for the rights of record producers, and overall expanding the commercial use of music worldwide.

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