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UK vinyl sales up to 25-year high in 2016

UK vinyl sales up to 25-year high in 2016

UK Vinyl sales rose to its highest sales number since 1991 over the calendar year of 2016.

The BPI reported in its annual UK recorded music market summary that over 3.2 million vinyl records were sold in 2016, a 53% rise on the previous year. David Bowie’s Blackstar was the most popular vinyl album, doubling the number of copies sold by 2015’s best-seller, Adele’s 25.

Check out the list of the best selling vinyl albums below.

Top ten vinyl albums of 2016

01. David Bowie Blackstar
02. Amy Winehouse Back To Black
03. Various Artists Guardians of the Galaxy Mix 1
04. Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
05. Fleetwood Mac Rumours
06. The Stone Roses Stone Roses
07. Bob Marley Legend
08. The Beatles Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
09. Prince Purple Rain
10. Nirvana Nevermind

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