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2011-03-09 10:41:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- After selling an impressive 352,000 copies of her sophomore album 21 last week, British artist Adele continues to dominate U.S. Album charts at #1 with an additional 168,000 copies sold this week. With a two week sales total of 520,000, 21 is the biggest selling debut of 2011 and now officially certified gold! In her native U.K. 21 has held the #1 spot on the album sales chart for six weeks, selling over 1 million copies and...

2011-03-02 04:00:00

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adele's sophomore album 21 soars to the #1 position on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart with over 350,000 copies sold this week. To date, Adele's 21 is the biggest selling album of 2011. This amazing U.S. debut comes hot on the heels of Adele's massive international success where 21 entered charts at #1 in the U.K., Ireland, Austria, New Zealand, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium and Canada. After delivering a jaw dropping performance of her...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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