Emeli Sande is a (rapidly) rising star in America but, at home, she’s an untouchable chart force — and has the receipts to prove it! Her much-praised debut LP Our Version Of Events is the UK’s best-selling album for the second year in a row. It sold 640,000 copies in 2013, bringing its total to an eye-watering 2.03 million units.
Who else featured in the nation’s top 10 best-selling albums? Michael Buble‘s To Be Loved came second with 456,000 copies sold, while the Les Miserables motion picture soundtrack rounded out the top three. There were some surprises, notably Bastille‘s Bad Blood and Jake Bugg‘s self-titled LP. See the full top 10 after the jump.
The UK’s 10 best-selling albums of 2013
1. Our Version Of Events — Emeli Sande
2. To Be Loved — Michael Buble
3. Les Miserables — Motion Picture Cast Recording
4. Unorthodox Jukebox — Bruno Mars
5. Time — Rod Stewart
6. Jake Bugg — Jake Bugg
7. AM — Arctic Monkeys
8. Bad Blood — Bastille
9. Random Access Memories — Daft Punk
10. Babel — Mumford & Sons
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