In the first week of it’s release, Adele new single ‘Hello’ has already moved a few artist from the record breaking top. ‘Hello’ video is the most streamed video in 24 hours and the fastest video to become VeVo certified with over 100 million views in less than a week. ‘Hello’ is close to selling 1 million singles in the first week and was already reported to have sold over 800k.
According to @chartnews and @louievreveals, Adele third album set to be released on Nov 25th will become the 20th album to sell over 1 million albums in a week with 1.5-1.7 million albums.
If the predictions are correct, she will break Britney Spears biggest first week sell week by a female artist. In 2000, Britney released her sophomore album ‘Oops! …I Did it Again” which debuted 1.319 million albums in the first week. This record set unmatched for 15 years. Last year, Taylor Swift ‘1989’ fell short by 100k but Adele is expected to shatter this record with no problem.