• 4.1 million vinyl albums were sold in the UK in 2017

    By | January 3, 2018

    14 of the top 20 albums this year were reissues.

    Sales of vinyl records are at their highest level since 1991, reports the BPI, with 4.1 vinyl albums sold in the UK in 2017.

    14 of the top selling albums of the year were reissues, with Amy Winehouse’s Back To Black making the top 5 for the third year in a row.

    Vinyl now accounts for roughly 3% of all music consumed, including digital, streaming, and physical releases.

    The list of best selling records may be divided by a little too much Sheeran for our liking, but hey, baby steps.

    Check out the top albums sold in 2017 below, via Official Charts.

    Top 20 vinyl albums sold in the UK in 2017:

    1. Ed Sheeran – Divide
    2. Liam Gallagher – As You Where
    3. Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
    4. Guardians Of The Galaxy – Awesome Mix 1 Original Soundtrack
    5. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
    6. Rag’N’Bone Man – Human
    7. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side Of The Moon
    8. Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
    9. Oasis – What’s The Story Morning Glory
    10. David Bowie – Legacy
    11. Radiohead – OK Computer
    12. Bob Marley & The Wailers – Legend
    13. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying – Who Built The Moon
    14. Stone Roses – The Stone Roses
    15. Nirvana – Nevermind
    16. Beatles – Abbey Road
    17. Queen – Greatest Hits
    18. Nirvana – Unplugged in New York
    19. Guardians Of The Galaxy – Awesome Mix 2 Original Soundtrack
    20. David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust

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