Green Day's 'Revolution Radio' is the World's best-selling Album!

Posted on October 25, 2016

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Green Day's twelfth studio album 'Revolution Radio' debuts at no.1 on
the global Albums chart with sales of 206,000, of which 90,100 were in
the United States alone according to Nielsen Music! Another 29,500
copies were sold in the United Kingdom according to Music Week, around
20,000 in Germany according to GfK / Media Control, 12,100 in Japan
according to Oricon, 8,900 in Canada according to Nielsen Music and
6,600 in Australia as per ARIA.


Last week's chart-leader 'Fantôme', the ninth studio album by Japanese /
American singer and songwriter Hikaru Utada, slips to no.2 after selling
another 112,000 copies sold, a 58% sales decline compared to the
previous week and a total of 377,000 copies after two weeks on the
chart.


The second highest debut of the week is Norah Jones' sixth studio Album
'Day Breaks', at no.3 with sales of 108,000. Her debut album 'Come Away
With Me' from 2002 has sold nearly 25 million copies to date and it's
the third most successful album of the 21st century, behind Adele's '21'
from 2011 (28 million) and the Beatles-compilation '1' from 2000 (33
million).


WORLD'S TOP 10 BEST-SELLING ALBUMS
1. Revolution Radio - Green Day - 206.000 sales this week
2. Fantôme - Utada Hikaru - 112.000 sales this week/377.000 total
3. Day Breaks - Norah Jones - 108.000 sales this week
4. 1 Of 1 - 샤이니(SHINee) - 89.000 sales
5. Oh My My - OneRepublic - 75.000 sales this week
6. The Last Hero - Alter Bridge - 68.000 sales this week
7. 13 Voices - Sum 41 - 41.000 sales this week
8. In The Now - Barry Gibb - 40.000 sales this week
9. Illuminate - Shawn Mendes - 38.000 sales this week
10. Chapter And Verse - Bruce Springsteen - 34.000 this week/167.000


ALBUMS JUST OUTSIDE THE TOP 10
22, A Million - Bon Iver - 32,000/147,000
Blurry face - Twenty One Pilots - 30,000/1,936,000
25 - Adele - 27,000/19,135,000
The 'Suicide Squad Soundtrack - 27,000/627,000
Keep Me Singing - Van Morrison - 27,000/87,000
The Getaway - Red Hot Chili Peppers - 26,000/1,055,000
Encore Un Soir - Celine Dion - 26,000/654,000
A Head Full Of Dreams - Coldplay - 21,000/3,660,000
Purpose - Justin Bieber - 20,000/5,067,000
Views - Drake - 19,000/2,445,000
Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande - 18,000/863,000
Skeleton Tree - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - 17,000/203,000
Lemonade - Beyoncé - 16,000/2,525,000
This Is Acting - Sia 15,000/1,045,000
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway - Barbra Streisand - 15,000/401,000
Live At The Hollywood Bowl - Beatles - 15,000/200,000
Wild World - Bastille - 14,000/192,000
Immortalised - Disturbed - 11,000/1,013,000
Anti - Rihanna - 9,000/1,357,000
Glory - Britney Spears - 9,000/266,000
A Moon Shaped Pool - Radiohead - 8,000/1,064,000
Blonde - Frank Ocean - 8,000/495,000
21 - Adele - 7,000/28,260,000
Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weeknd - 7,000/2,272,000
Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie - Volbeat - 7,000/514,000
Cleopatra - Lumineers - 7,000/471,000
1989 - Taylor Swift - 6,000/9,716,000
7/27 - Fifth Harmony - 6,000/371,000
California - Blink - 182 5,000/552,000
Revival - Selena Gomez - 3,000/830,000



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