Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' Is the Best-Selling Album of 2014 So Far

artist: Coldplay date: 07/04/2014 category: general music news

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Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' Is the Best-Selling Album of 2014 So Far
Coldplay's sixth album "Ghost Stories" has been named the top-selling album of 2014 so far by the Official Charts CompanyNME reports.

The record was released in May and sold 168,000 copies in its first week. It has since sold in excess of 375,000 copies to date. Altogether, the band have sold 11.1 million albums in the UK since the release of their debut, 2000's "Parachutes."

Next highest-selling is Paolo Nutini's "Caustic Love," with 329,000 sales, and Ellie Goulding's 2012 album "Halcyon," which was reissued in an expanded version as "Halcyon Days" and has sold 275,000 copies so far this year.

Arctic Monkeys' 2013 album "AM" appears on the chart at Number 10.

The top-selling albums of 2014 so far are:

1. Coldplay, "Ghost Stories"
2. Paolo Nutini, "Caustic Love"
3. Ellie Goulding, "Halcyon"
4. Paloma Faith, "A Perfect Contradiction"
5. Sam Smith, "In the Lonely Hour"
6. Pharrell Williams, "Girl"
7. Bastille, "Bad Blood"
8. London Grammar, "If You Wait"
9. Beyonce, "Beyonce"
10. Arctic Monkeys, "AM"
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