Adele Is The First Artist To Go Double Platinum On iTunes

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Good news for Adele: Colombia Records has announced that the singer/songwriter has become the first artist to go double platinum on the iTunes Store. She recently sold a staggering 730,000 copies of her album within a week after winning 6 Grammys Awards The album has been purchased on iTunes 2 million times in under a year.

As the first artist to achieve such a digital milestone, Adele can confidently say that her album includes 16 million singles sold in the United States alone.

Her album, 21, has coincidentally spent 21 consecutive weeks at number 1 on The Billboard Top 200 Album Chart, making it the longest running number 1 album by any woman in Billboard’s history.

Adele was on vocal rest for months leading up to her performance at the last Grammy Awards after undergoing an intensive surgery. She tied with Beyonce’s record at the last Grammy Awards for the most awards won by a female artist.

You can buy 21 on the iTunes Store for $10.99.

(via The Loop)