Freddie Mercury: Queen end 2020 in UK High 10 best-selling vinyl data chart | Music | Leisure
It has been nearly 30 years since Freddie Mercury died, however his legacy has been stored alive by Brian Could and Roger Taylor in Queen and Adam Lambert. Moreover, 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody film has introduced in an entire host of younger Queen followers. Actually, the band which celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of its closing line-up this 12 months, completed 2020 in a powerful place on the Official UK High 40 best-selling vinyl albums.
Queen’s Biggest Hits find yourself within the UK High 10 in seventh place, simply forward of AC/DC’s 2020 album Energy Up. Whereas Freddie Mercury’s band additionally got here eighth within the common albums chart.
The 1981 Queen album contains much-loved songs from the band’s first decade collectively together with Bohemian Rhapsody, One other One Bites The Mud and Don’t Cease Me Now.
In the meantime, Queen and Adam Lambert’s NHS charity single You Are The Champions restricted version single completed No 34 within the vinyl singles charts.
Listed here are the total High 10 of the UK High 40 best-selling vinyl albums.
Simply 11 albums have taken 10 years or extra to interrupt into the Billboard 200’s High 10. Just one album beat Queen’s Biggest Hits’ 39 years and one month after launch document.
And it was Nat King Cole’s The Christmas Tune, which took 55 years to enter the Billboard 200’s High 10 after its 1963 launch.
Moreover as of August 2020, Queen’s Biggest Hits has spent over 900 weeks on the UK Albums Chart.
The album, due to this fact, holds the document for essentially the most weeks on the UK Albums Chart. Whereas within the UK, the document has been licensed 20x platinum, with gross sales of over 6 million copies.
In the meantime, Queen and Adam Lambert launched a stay album final 12 months in Dwell Round The World.
The band thought the time was proper contemplating their UK and European summer season tour dates have been postponed to 2021.
The Rhapsody tour is presently set to renew on Could 23 in Bologna, Italy whereas Queen and Adam Lambert will carry out a 10-night residency at London’s The O2, plus two reveals a bit in Manchester and Birmingham.
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