The Official Chart Company, who tracks everything recorded in the UK, has announced that Adele has moved past Michael Jackson and Queen on the chart to number 8.
Also note that Adele and Oasis are the only non-veteran artists (i.e. recording less than 25 years) that have made this elite group.
Next up for the amazing album is Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon which is only 96,000 in sales away.
Britain's all-time top ten (at least as of today):
Greatest Hits - Queen (5,863,000)
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - Beatles (5,044,000)
Gold: Greatest Hits – ABBA (4,989,000)
What's the Story Morning Glory - Oasis (4,517,000)
Thriller - Michael Jackson (4,248,000)
Brothers in Arms - Dire Straits (4,152,000)
Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd (4,114,000)
21 – Adele (4,020,000)
Bad - Michael Jackson (3,959,000)
Greatest Hits II - Queen (3,887,000)