January 04 - Elvis Presley Tops UK Record Store Chart

The posthumous Elvis Presley  album "If I Can Dream" is at number one on the UK Record Store Chart this week, moving Adele ‘s ‘25‘ down one place. With no new entries inside the Top 20 during this first week of 2016, Justin Bieber, Coldplay and Little Mix complete the Top 5, while the remastered edition of The Beatles "1" compilation is down to #19.

Launched in conjunction with the Record Store Day celebrations of 2012, the UK Record Store Chart aims to support Britain’s independent music shops and is compiled entirely from sales registered at 100 of those leading outlets.

UK Record Store Chart, Top 20

1 Elvis Presley  – ‘If I Can Dream’
2 Adele  – ’25’
3 Justin Bieber  – ‘Purpose’
4 Coldplay  – ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’
5 Little Mix – ‘Get Weird’

Best Selling Albums 2015 in the UK

1 Adele '25'
2 Ed Sheeran 'X'
3 Sam Smith 'In the Lonely Hour' 
4 Elvis Presley 'If I Can Dream' 
5 Justin Bieber 'Purpose'

On the best selling Vinyl Albums "If I Can Dream" ended at #39.

World Chart 2015

On the United World chart for 2015 Elvis Presley is listed at #19 with  1.114.000 copies sold of the "If I Can Dream" album.

ERA Entertainment Chart 2015

On the UK's Entertainment Retailers Association 2015 chart Elvis Presley is listed at #12. 

Even Lionel Messi must bow to the might of Adele. The singer’s 25 album beat the FIFA 16 computer game to become the best-selling home entertainment title of 2015 and help drive a 4 per cent increase in UK music sales. Despite its release just six weeks before the end of the year, 25 racked up 2.6m CD and download sales. The album recorded 88,000 more sales than FIFA 16, the year’s blockbuster computer game, figures from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) showed.
  1. 25 Adele 2,604,850
  2. FIFA 16 2,516,079
  3. Call Of Duty: Black Ops III 1,928,813
  4. Paddington 1,180,437
  5. Fallout 4 1,126,929
  6. Jurassic World 1,052,790
  7. The Hobbit - Battle Of The Five Armies 1,021,059
  8. Star Wars Battlefront 1,018,884
  9. X Ed Sheeran 1,001,845
  10. Grand Theft Auto V 998,726
  11. In The Lonely Hour Sam Smith 925,147
  12. If I Can Dream Elvis Presley 924,377
  13. Fifty Shades Of Grey 909,152
  14. Now! That's What I Call Music 92 841,800
  15. Minions 816,917
  16. Avengers - Age Of Ultron 804,652
  17. Now! That's What I Call Music 90 784,719
  18. Inside Out 780,246
  19. Big Hero 6 Walt Disney Studios 766,164
  20. The Hunger Games - Mockingjay - Pt 1 740,026
(Source: FECC / Live 4 Ever / MediaTraffic / ERA)

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