Ahead of Coldplay and Kings of Leon...
Jason Gregory
12:00 29th December 2008
Duffy’s debut album ‘Rockferry’ was the biggest-selling album of 2008 in the UK.


The album, released in March, sold 1.685million copies, the Official Charts Company said.

Take That’s ‘The Circus’ was the second biggest-selling album of the year.

Despite only being released four weeks ago the album has already sold 1.446million copies.

Meanwhile, the latest albums from Kings of Leon, Leona Lewis and Coldplay also all sold over a million copies.

As previously reported on Gigwise, X Factor winner Alexandra Burke claimed the biggest-selling album of 2008.

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The Top-10 Biggest-Selling Albums of 2008
  • 10. Scouting For Girls - 'Scouting For Girls'

  • 9. Pink - 'Funhouse'

  • 8. Girls Aloud - 'Out Of Control'

  • 7. The Killers - 'Day & Age'

  • 6. Rihanna - 'Good Girl Gone Bad'

  • 5. Coldplay - 'Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends'

  • 4. Leona Lewis - 'Spirit'

  • 3. Kings of Leon - 'Only By The Night'

  • 2. Take That - 'The Circus'

  • 1. Duffy - 'Rockferry'

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Photo: Carsten Windhorst