Adele's talent has no bounds. The singer has yet again emerged as the winner topping 2012 US charts. Her album 21 has been named as the biggest selling album in the US second year in a row. The album includes hits such as Someone Like You and Rolling in the Deep has sold 4.4 million copies in 2012 and a year prior to that sold 5.8 million copies. This is the first time a single album has topped the charts two times in a row. Other best selling albums included One Direction's debut album Up All Night was at third place. While Take Me home which was their follow up album was on the fifth place. Mumford & Sons album Babel was at the fourth position as the best-selling album and making the top-five was Taylor Swift with her latest album Red.
Despite a 4% drop in the sales of albums in the US, Adele still emerged the winner. The sales in digital songs rose by 5% to a record high of 1.3 billion. With 6.8 million downloads Gotye's Somebody That I Used To Know became the top selling song while coming in second position at 6.5 million downloads was the song Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.