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Adele closes out 2015 with 6th week atop US Billboard chart

Adele’s '25' sold 363,000 units in the final week of 2015, bringing her total US sales tally to 7.4 million.

Adele breaks record books with album “25” selling 3-point-38 million copies during its first week. Picture : Screengrab/CNN

LOS ANGELES - British singer Adele closed out 2015 with a sixth consecutive week atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart on Monday, as her album 25 cemented its status as the biggest-selling record of the year.

Adele's 25 sold 363,000 units in the final week of 2015, bringing her total US sales tally to 7.4 million, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

On the Digital Songs chart, which measures online song sales, Adele's ballad Hello held steady at No. 1 with 327,000 copies sold in the last week of the year.

No new releases cracked into the top 10 of the Billboard 200 list for the week. Justin Bieber's Purpose remained steady at No. 2, while alt-hip hop band Twenty One Pilots's Blurryface climbed to No. 3 from No. 11.

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