Adele's 21 the Fastest Selling Digital Album Surpassing 1 Million Units Sold

PR Newswire
NEW YORK
Jul 8, 2011

NEW YORK, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Adele's record breaking sophomore album 21 is the fastest digital selling album in the U.S. to surpass 1 million units. Released slightly over four months ago, Adele's 21 has already sold 2.5 million units in the U.S. Adele's single "Rolling In The Deep" was recently certified quadruple platinum for digital sales in excess of 4 million tracks. Adele's 21 has sold over 9 million albums around the world and has spent more time at #1 than any other female artist in UK chart history.

Adele recently rescheduled tour dates in the U.S. over the months of August and October. The new tour will include stops in 6 additional cities including Las Vegas, NV, Atlantic City, NJ, Durham, NC, Orlando, FL, Miami, FL and Spring, TX. The first round of rescheduled dates kicks off on August 9 in Vancouver, BC and runs through August 24 in Saint Paul, MN. The second round of dates kicks off on October 7 in Atlantic City, NJ and runs through October 21 in Grand Prairie, TX (see below for full itinerary and ticket information).


    August 9   Vancouver, BC      Orpheum Theatre*
    August 11  Troutdale, OR      Edgefield**
    August 12  Seattle, WA        Paramount Theatre*
    August 14  Berkeley, CA       The Greek Theatre*
    August 15  Los Angeles, CA    The Greek Theatre*
    August 17  Los Angeles, CA    The Palladium*
    August 18  San Diego, CA      Open Air Theater***
                                   The Cosmopolitan of Las
    August 20  Las Vegas, NV       Vegas****
    August 21  Salt Lake City, UT Gallivan Center**
                                   Theater at Xcel Energy
    August 24  Saint Paul, MN      Center**

    October 7  Atlantic City, NJ  Borgata Spa & Resort****
                                   Durham Performing Arts
    October 8  Durham, NC          Center****
    October 10 Nashville, TN      Ryman Auditorium*
    October 11 Asheville, NC      Thomas Wolfe Auditorium*
    October 13 Orlando, FL        Hard Rock Live****
                                   Waterfront Theater at
                                   American Airlines
    October 14 Miami, FL           Arena****
    October 16 Atlanta, GA        Fox Theatre***
                                   Cynthia Woods Mitchell
    October 18 Spring, TX          Pavilion****
    October 19 Austin, TX         Frank Erwin Center***
                                   Verizon Theatre at Grand
    October 21 Grand Prairie, TX   Prairie**

*All original tickets honored

**Venue change, original tickets honored

***Venue change, check with point of purchase for ticket information

****Newly added show

www.Adele.tv

www.ColumbiaRecords.com

SOURCE Columbia Records

SOURCE: Columbia Records

Adele's 21 the Fastest Selling Digital Album Surpassing 1 Million Units Sold

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Adele's record breaking sophomore album 21 is the fastest digital selling album in the U.S. to surpass 1 million units.  Released slightly over four months ago, Adele's 21 has already sold 2.5 million units in the U.S.  Adele's single "Rolling In The Deep" was recently certified quadruple platinum for digital sales in excess of 4 million tracks.  Adele's 21 has sold over 9 million albums around the world and has spent more time at #1 than any other female artist in UK chart history.  

Adele recently rescheduled tour dates in the U.S. over the months of August and October.  The new tour will include stops in 6 additional cities including Las Vegas, NV, Atlantic City, NJ, Durham, NC, Orlando, FL, Miami, FL and Spring, TX.  The first round of rescheduled dates kicks off on August 9 in Vancouver, BC and runs through August 24 in Saint Paul, MN.  The second round of dates kicks off on October 7 in Atlantic City, NJ and runs through October 21 in Grand Prairie, TX (see below for full itinerary and ticket information).

August 9

Vancouver, BC

Orpheum Theatre*

August 11

Troutdale, OR

Edgefield**

August 12

Seattle, WA

Paramount Theatre*

August 14

Berkeley, CA

The Greek Theatre*

August 15

Los Angeles, CA

The Greek Theatre*

August 17

Los Angeles, CA

The Palladium*

August 18

San Diego, CA

Open Air Theater***

August 20

Las Vegas, NV

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas****

August 21

Salt Lake City, UT

Gallivan Center**

August 24

Saint Paul, MN

Theater at Xcel Energy Center**




October 7

Atlantic City, NJ

Borgata Spa & Resort****

October 8

Durham, NC

Durham Performing Arts Center****

October 10

Nashville, TN

Ryman Auditorium*

October 11

Asheville, NC

Thomas Wolfe Auditorium*

October 13

Orlando, FL

Hard Rock Live****

October 14

Miami, FL

Waterfront Theater at American Airlines Arena****

October 16

Atlanta, GA

Fox Theatre***

October 18

Spring, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion****

October 19

Austin, TX

Frank Erwin Center***

October 21

Grand Prairie, TX

Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie**



*All original tickets honored

**Venue change, original tickets honored

***Venue change, check with point of purchase for ticket information

****Newly added show

www.Adele.tv

www.ColumbiaRecords.com

SOURCE Columbia Records

CONTACT: Benny Tarantini, Columbia Records, +1-212-833-5858, Benny.Tarantini@SonyMusic.com

Web Site: http://www.ColumbiaRecords.com


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