The Beatles ‘Abbey Road’ was the biggest selling album on vinyl in 2010 for the second year in a row, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
‘Abbey Road’ beat Arcade Fire, Black Keys and Vampire Weekend as a vinyl release. It also sold more than Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ and Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ in 2010.
The Beatles were also the number one selling artist in vinyl in America in 2010, ahead of Black Keys, Radiohead, Arcade Fire, Jimi Hendrix, National, Pavement, Vampire Weekend, Metallica and Bob Dylan.
The Top 10 Vinyl albums for 2010 were:
1. The Beatles – Abbey Road
2. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
3. Black Keys – Brothers
4. Vampire Weekend – Contra
5. Michael Jackson – Thriller
6. National – High Violet
7. Beach House – Teen Dream
8. Jimi Hendrix Experience – Valleys of Neptune
9. Pink Floyd – Dark Side Of The Moon
10. The XX – XX
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