8 June 2018

Liam Gallagher's 'As You Were' Is The 10th Best Selling Album Worldwide By A British Artist In 2017


Liam Gallagher's debut album 'As You Were' was the tenth best selling album worldwide by a British artist in 2017.

The figures were released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

Here are the top ten best selling British albums of 2017 from around the world.

01. Ed Sheeran – Divide
02. Rag N Bone Man – Human
03. Sam Smith – The Thrill Of It All
04. Harry Styles – Harry Styles
05. Depeche Mode – Spirit
06. Ed Sheeran – Multiply
07. The Beatles – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
08. Gorillaz – Humanz
09. Roger Waters – Is This The Life We Really Want?
10. Liam Gallagher – As You Were

It reports that one in every eight albums bought worldwide in 2017 was by a British act, while UK artists accounted for 12.9% of all music purchased or streamed around the world.

The figure is slightly up on last year's 12.5%, but down on 2015, when Adele's hugely successful 25 album lifted UK music exports to 17%.

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