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'Greatest Hits' makes history by reaching 7 million sales in the UK

‘Greatest Hits’ makes history by reaching 7 million sales in the UK

The album is one of the most popular compilations in rock history Huge success of the queen reached the historic milestone of 7 crore sold According to reports an album charted in the UK The Official Chart Company.

oh the queen Breaks records The Official Chart Company With this brand. The album was released by the label in 1981 EMI and became Best selling record of all time in the UKincluding classics like Don’t Stop Me Now, We’ll Rock You and Bohemian Rhapsody.

The amount sold is the result of a combination Physical sales, downloads And Streams.

Photo: EMI / The Music Journal

In 2014, Huge success It became First album to surpass 6 million sales in UK territoryIn addition to accumulating bulk 1.26 billion streams On digital platforms. only Bohemian RhapsodyThe most streamed track in the collection, it’s more than that 240 million plays And continues to grow.

Brian MayLegendary guitarist the queenCelebrating a new record: “Bringing you the happy news that Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’ album has sold an unprecedented 7 million copies. No album in history has ever done this before. Thank you so much, we are grateful”, The musician concluded 75 years This Tuesday (19)

Drummer Roger Taylor Added: “The British public and their boundless good taste made this the best-selling album in history. Thank you very much; we are honored and proud. We salute you!”

Photo: Reproduction | The Official Charts Institute / Music Journal

Already Martin TalbotChief Executive The Official Chart CompanyHe said collection the queen That’s something “Everywhere”: “Queen becoming the first act to reach 7 million album sales with their famous Greatest Hits is truly an amazing feat. When it was first released in 1981, recordings like Greatest Hits were relatively rare and only preserved. Queen’s greatest artists, the most Big Hits can lay claim to more than one in four UK home record collections today, and their enormous success has undoubtedly done more than any other release to make collections of hits as ubiquitous an album as they are today.”