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Adele's album outsells Michael Jackson's Bad

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Whoa! You know you've made it when you de-throne the King of Pop!

Adele's mega-successful album 21 has become the eighth best-selling album of all time in the UK, knocking Bad by Michael Jackson to ninth place.

The weepy record, released just 13 months ago, has sold over four million copies - where Bad is sitting at 3.9 million, 25 years after its release.

She's still got a way to go to fill MJ's moonwalking boots, though - his legendary Thriller album sits at fifth place, with 4.2 million sales.

The highest-selling album in UK history is Queen's Greatest Hits, which has shifted 5.8 million copies to date.

Here's the official sales ranking:

1. Queen, Greatest Hits - 5,863,000 copies
2. The Beatles, Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - 5,044,000 copies
3. Abba, Gold: Greatest Hits - 4,989,000 copies
4. Oasis, What's The Story Morning Glory copies
5. Michael Jackson, Thriller - 4,248,000 copies
6. Dire Straits, Brothers In Arms - 4,152,000 copies
7. Pink Floyd, The Dark Side Of The Moon - 4,114,000 (complete toss) 8. Adele, 21 - 4,020,000 copies
9. Michael Jackson, Bad - 3,959,000 copies
10. Queen, Greatest Hits II - 3,887,000 copies

Adele is in some seriously legendary company.

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