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Jessie J scores biggest selling debut album of 2011

By | Published on Friday 25 November 2011

Jessie J

Jessie J’s ‘Who You Are’ has been named the biggest selling debut album in the UK of 2011, even though 2011 isn’t over yet. So that’s nice. She’s also one of eight British artists in the top ten, which proves just how xenophobic the British record buying public has become.

Below are the top 20 biggest selling debut albums of 2011 in full, according to the Official Charts Company. I’m not sure all of them really count as debuts, but, hey, I don’t make the rules.

1 Jessie J – Who You Are
2 Ed Sheeran – +-
3 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
4 The Vaccines – What Did You Expect From The Vaccines
5 Katy B – On A Mission
6 Beady Eye – Different Gear, Still Speeding
7 Nicole Scherzinger – Killer Love
8 Hugh Laurie – Let Them Talk
9 Matt Cardle – Letters
10 Kanye West & Jay-Z – Watch The Throne
11 Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel
12 Nero – Welcome Reality
13 Christina Perri – Lovestrong
14 Cher Lloyd – Sticks And Stones
15 Wretch 32 – Black And White
16 Miles Kane – Colour Of The Trap
17 Foster The People – Torches
18 Clare Maguire – Light After Dark
19 Mary Byrne – Mine And Yours
20 Alexis Jordan – Alexis Jordan



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