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Adele broke record in Billboard hit parade
23:19, 7 April 2017
Adele broke record in Billboard hit parade

Her album "21" remained 319 weeks in Billboard 200 charts

23:19, 7 April 2017

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British artist Adele has set a new record in Billboard hit parade.

Her album "21" remained 319 weeks in Billboard 200 charts. It is noted that this was the best result among women.

Previous achievement was reached by Carole King, whose disk "Tapestry" spent 318 weeks in the mentioned charts.

"21" was released in 2011, while "Tapestry" debuted in 1971.

"Among all albums — since the chart began publishing on a regular weekly basis
in 1956 — Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon holds the record for the most weeks on the chart: 927. It’s followed by Johnny Mathis' Johnny’s Greatest Hits (490), the My Fair Lady original cast recording (480), Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Legend (463), Journey’s Greatest Hits (454), Metallica’s self-titled album (424), Guns N’ Roses’ Greatest Hits (393), Nirvana’s Nevermind (355), Eminem’s Curtain Call: The Hits (334), the original London cast recording of The Phantom of the Opera: Highlights (331), 21 and Tapestry," the message reads.

It was earlier reported that Adele won a Grammy for the best song of the year at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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