Adele’s 25 First Week Sales Projections Are Record-Breaking

2.5 million copies moved.

November 21, 2015
Adele’s <i>25</i> First Week Sales Projections Are Record-Breaking Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Adele's powerfully vulnerable new album 25 is so highly anticipated, forecasters predict that it's on track to sell 2.5 million copies in its first week, according to Billboard.

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These stunning numbers are also record-breaking. *NSYNC's 2000 release No Strings Attached currently holds the record for first week sales with 2.42 million copies sold. Adele's 25 looks poised to break that without being put on streaming platforms. While we all try and figure out exactly what that means, check out what Adele put into the record.

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