Top 10 Vinyl Albums, 2011

In 2011, more than 3.9 million vinyl albums were sold in the United States. Sales in 2011 for vinyl albums were up 36% compared to 2010. The following table lists the rank, title, artist, and U.S. sales data for the top ten selling vinyl albums of 2011.


Rank Title, Artist Units Sold
 1. Abbey Road, Beatles 41,000
 2. Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes 29,700
 3. Bon Iver, Bon Iver 27,200
 4. Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons 26,800
 5. King of Limbs, Radiohead 20,800
 6. 21, Adele 16,500
 7. For Emma Forever Ago, Bon Iver 16,200
 8. Whole Love, Wilco 14,900
 9. Brothers, Black Keys 14,200
10. El Camino, Black Keys 13,800
Source: Nielsen SoundScan. © 2012, Nielsen Media Research.

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