The british Adele and Ed Sheeran have been crowned as the musical artists most commercially successful of the last ten years, according to the website Media Traffic, which collected the lists of official sales of more than 30 countries with respect to the data published by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
The performer and songwriter of british belong to the two discs with the best figures, he said in a dispatch by the Spanish news agency EFE.
So, for physical sales and their equivalence in digital reproductions, “21” (2011) sold 29.9 million copies and remained at number 1 in the world for 42 weeks, a historical record.
Behind it stood “25” (2015), which accumulated a few 22,25 million copies, another figure is overwhelming, considering that in the last decade only 6 jobs passed the barrier of 10 million in all over the world (between 2000 and 2009 were 47).
In the list of songs, the big winner in terms of scope popular one was “Shape Of You”, Ed Sheeran, remained in the “Top 40” of this site for 79 weeks, other record, in addition to the 4,500 million views accumulated on Youtube.
The album “Divided” (2017), of Sheeran, sold 15.5 million copies and was second in the overall list of the decade.
The only Latin song of the ranking was “Softly”, of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, in collaboration with Justin Bieber, who was ranked in the fourth position.