Adele's '25' is the best Selling Album of 2016 from January 1st to August 31st 2016.

Even though Adele's third studio Album, '25', came out on November 20, 2015, it is still the World's best-selling Album of 2016 having sold another 3.971.000 copies since the beginning of the year!

'25' debuted at No.1 in over 25 markets, breaking first-week sales records in multiple countries, including the United Kingdom and United States; in the US, the album sold 3.38 million copies in its first week of release, marking the largest single-week sales for an album since Nielsen SoundScan began tracking point-of-sale music purchases in 1991. '25' eventually became the world's best-selling album of 2015 after selling 14,970,000 copies globally and has sold a total of 18,941,000 million copies as of September 2016. Many journalists felt that the album impacted the music industry by encouraging the public to return to buying physical albums, instead of downloading or streaming.


Beyonce's 'Lemonade' is the 2nd best-selling Album of 2016 shifting 2,377,000 copies globally since its release on April 23, 2016. Drake's 'Views' is the 3rd best-selling Album of 2016 with sales of 2,306,000 as of August 31st.



Kis-My-Ft2's fifth studio album 'I Scream' is top of the Global Album chart this week after selling 243,871 copies according to Oricon. The band's former LP 'Kis-My-World' also topped the global chart in the week 29, 2015 selling 300,205 copies.

Red Hot Chili Peppers' new LP 'The Getaway' slips to no.2 with after selling another 117,000 units, a total of 459,000 in two weeks.

The Second highest debut comes from the American folk-rock band The Avett Brothers. Their ninth full-length studio album 'True Sadness' opens at no.9 with sales of 45,000 (43,200 in the USA and another 1,400 in Canada).
Close behind at no.10 is French hip-hop artist Jul with his new album 'Émotions' after selling 43,000 in France and Belgium.

'1989' by Taylor Swift sells another 12,000 for a total of 9,577,000!

Adele's '21' sells 19,000 copies for a total of 28,104,000.

Rihanna's 'Anti' sells another 22,000 for a total of 1,113,000!

'Blurryface' by Twenty One Pilots sells 34,000 for a total of 1,408,000.

'Cleopatra' by the Lumineers sells another 11,000 with a total of 366,000.

Kygo's 'Cloud Nine' sells 13,000 for a total of 187,000.

Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' sella another 36,000 for a total of 527,000.
Bob Dylan's 'Fallen Angels' sells 9,000 and a total of 184,000!

Little Mix's 'Get Weird' sells 5,000 and a total of 771,000.

Eric Clapton's 'I Still Do' sells 20,000 and a total of 274,000.

'Immortalized' by Disturbed sells 15,000 and a total of 329,000!

'Purple Rain' by Prince sells 9,000 and a total of 21 million and his 'The Very Best' sells another 16,000 for a total of 4,4 million.

Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' sells 25,000 and a total of 4,757,000!

'Pure McCartney' by Paul McCartney sells another 26,000 for a total of 136,000.

Danish Rock Band Volbeat's 'Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie' sells another 36,000 for a total of 294,000.

Fifth Harmony's '7/27' sells another 21,000 for a total of 192,000!

Meghan Trainor's 'Thank You' sells another 23,000 for a total of 310,000!

Sia's 'This Is Acting' sells another 20,000 for a total of 778,000.

Ed Sheeran's 'X' sells another 16,000 for a total of 8,391,000.


Nearly the complete Top 10 of the current Global Track Chart remains unchanged this week. Justin Timberlake nabs a seventh week at the top of the global charts with his smash hit 'Can't Stop The Feeling'.

Drake's 'One Dance' featuring Wizkid and Kyla stays close behind at no.2!

Adele's new smash 'Send My Love (To Your New Lover)' enters the top 10. It's Adele's 7th global Top 10 success.

This Is What You Came For' by Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna remains at no.3.


Red Hot Chili Peppers' new Album 'The Getaway' debuts atop the Global Album Chart with global sales of 342,000. The Album shifted 108,000 copies in the USA, 26,700 in Japan, 37,800 in United Kingdom, around 70,000 in Germany, 16,100 in France, 13,000 in Canada and 10,800 in Australia! The legendary funkmetal-raprock Group was formed 33 years ago in Los Angeles. Their two best-selling Albums, 'Blood, Sugar, Sex, Magik' (1991) and 'Californication' (1999) each sold over 15 million copies globally. I'm With You' (2011) also debuted at no.1, and has sold over 2,5 million copies so far.

Last week's no.1 Album, 'Ex'act' by South Korean boy group EXO, slips to no.4 and sold another 160,000 copies, for a total of 631,000 in just two weeks.

At No.2 is 'High & Low' by the Japanese supergroup EXILE which united many stars of the J-pop scene. For this greatest hits compilation, all tracks were newly created. 'High & Low Original Best Album' debuted at no.1 in Japan and at no.2 globally with sales of 258,000 sales, according to Oricon.

Radiohead's latest LP 'A Moon Shaped Pool' has soared from no.41 to no.3 this week, driven by a massive sales boost of 171,000 copies. Six weeks ago the set debuted at no.1 globally with 303,000 digital only sales.

'1989' by Taylor Swift sold another 12,000 copies this week bringing the total sales of the Album to 9,565,000!

Adele's '21' sold another 12,000 copies bringing total sales to 28,085,000!

Rihanna'Anti' sold another 21,000 and 1,091,000 so far!

'Blurryface' by Twenty One Pilots sold another 28,000 and 1,374,000 so far!

'Cleopatra' by the Lumineers sold another 15,000 and a total of 355,000.

'Cloud Nine' by Kygo sold another 14,000 copies and 174,000 so far!

'Dangerous Woman' by Ariana Grande sold 38,000 this past week and 491,000 so far!

'Fallen Angels' by Bob Dylan sold 14,000 copies and 175,000 so far!

'I Still Do' by Eric Clapton sold 29,000 and 254,000 so far!

'Immortalized' by Disturbed sold another 17,000 and 764,000 so far!

'Legend' by Bob Marley & The Wailers sold 12,000 and 33 million so far!

'Purple Rain' by Prince sold another 12,000 copies and around 21 million so far!

'Purpose' by Justin Bieber sold another 26,000 and 4,732,000 so far!

'Pure McCartney' by Paul McCartney sold another 40,000 copies and 110,000 so far!

'Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie' by Volbeat sold 45,000 this week and a total of 258,000. The Album debuted at no.1 on th global chart!


Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling' tops the Global Track Chart for a 6th non consecutive week!

'One Dance' by Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla is close behind at no.2.

'This Is What You Came For' by Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna remains at no.3!

'Cheap Thrills' by Sia follows at no.4 and 'Don't Let Me Down' by the The Chainsmokers feat. Daya rounds out the top five.

The Highest debut of the week is 'Heathens' by twenty one pilots. The tune is from the upcoming American superhero film 'Suicide Squad' and is at no.15 globally. The Duo have 3 Singles on the current Top 20. Close behind 'Heathens' ranks their multi-million seller 'Stressed Out' at no.18.

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