The Official Top 40 bestselling vinyl albums and singles of 2020 so far

Lady Gaga, Liam Gallagher, The 1975 and Dua Lipa are among the big vinyl sellers in 2020.

Vinyl sales were on the up for the twelfth consecutive year in 2019, and the momentum looks set to continue in 2020 as artists enjoy big success revived format.

Lady Gaga's Number 1 album Chromatica is the bestselling album released in 2020 on vinyl, 11,200 copies sold in the first four weeks since its release. The album debuted at the top of the Official Vinyl Albums Chart in June and is 2020's fastest-selling album to date.

Looking at the Official Top 40 biggest vinyl albums of 2020 so far, four new releases feature in the Top 10 alongside old favourites and some of last year's most popular records. Liam Gallagher's MTV Unplugged ranks fifth, Gerry Cinnamon's The Bonny is eighth, and The 1975's Notes On An Unconditional Form places ninth. 

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Lady Gaga's Chromatica on vinyl

The three classic albums in the Top 10 actually lead the year's overall biggest sellers so far. Staple records in any collection, Fleetwood Mac's Rumours is the best seller of 2020 so far, trailed by Amy Winehouse's Back To Black and Nirvana's Nevermind in the Top 3.

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Also in the Top 10 are big 2019 releases from Harry Styles (6), Lewis Capaldi (7) and Billie Eilish (10). 

Other 2020 releases in the Top 20 best-sellers are Tame Impala's The Slow Rush - the year's most popular from an international group - at 11, The Courteeners' More. Again. Forever at 14, Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa - the best-performing British female album - at 16, Blossoms' chart-topping album Foolish Loving Spaces at 17, and Bombay Bicycle Club ride to 20 with Everything Else Has Gone Wrong.

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Elsewhere in the Top 40, Green Day's Father Of All... a Number 1 album in February, is Number 21, The New Abnormal by The Strokes is right behind at Number 22, Sports Team have the year's biggest debut album on vinyl at Number 23 with Deep Down Happy, and fellow Top 3 album Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible from Enter Shikari is at Number 28.

The Official Top 40 biggest vinyl albums of 2020 so far

POS TITLE ARTIST
1 RUMOURS FLEETWOOD MAC
2 BACK TO BLACK AMY WINEHOUSE
3 NEVERMIND NIRVANA
4 CHROMATICA LADY GAGA
5 MTV UNPLUGGED LIAM GALLAGHER
6 FINE LINE HARRY STYLES
7 DIVINELY UNINSPIRED TO A HELLISH EXTENT LEWIS CAPALDI
8 THE BONNY GERRY CINNAMON
9 NOTES ON A CONDITIONAL FORM 1975
10 WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO BILLIE EILISH
11 THE SLOW RUSH TAME IMPALA
12 GREATEST HITS QUEEN
13 ABBEY ROAD BEATLES
14 MORE. AGAIN. FOREVER. COURTEENERS
15 HOT FUSS KILLERS
16 FUTURE NOSTALGIA DUA LIPA
17 FOOLISH LOVING SPACES BLOSSOMS
18 WHAT'S THE STORY MORNING GLORY OASIS
19 THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON PINK FLOYD
20 EVERYTHING ELSE HAS GONE WRONG BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB
21 FATHER OF ALL... GREEN DAY
22 THE NEW ABNORMAL STROKES
23 DEEP DOWN HAPPY SPORTS TEAM
24 LEGACY DAVID BOWIE
25 WHY ME WHY NOT LIAM GALLAGHER
26 DEFINITELY MAYBE OASIS
27 80S VARIOUS ARTISTS
28 NOTHING IS TRUE & EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE ENTER SHIKARI
29 LEGEND BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
30 KIWANUKA MICHAEL KIWANUKA
31 UNKNOWN PLEASURES JOY DIVISION
32 SGT PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND BEATLES
33 THE STONE ROSES STONE ROSES
34 WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM THAT'S WHAT I'M ARCTIC MONKEYS
35 UNPLUGGED IN NEW YORK NIRVANA
36 HYPERSONIC MISSILES SAM FENDER
37 BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER SIMON & GARFUNKEL
38 AM ARCTIC MONKEYS
39 WHITE LADDER DAVID GRAY
40 DUMMY PORTISHEAD

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Looking to vinyl singles, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds top the list with their five-track EP Blue Moon Rising which has sold over 3,000 copies.

Other acts in the Top 10 include David Bowie, Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, Pet Shop Boys, Gerry Cinnamon and Jamie XX.

The Official Top 40 biggest vinyl singles of 2020 so far

POS TITLE ARTIST
1 BLUE MOON RISING NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING
2 ALABAMA SONG DAVID BOWIE
3 TEXAS SUN KHRUANGBIN & LEON BRIDGES
4 MONKEY BUSINESS PET SHOP BOYS
5 GIRLS AND BOYS BLUR
6 IT'S OVER MORRISSEY FT LP
7 DANCE OF THE CLAIRVOYANTS PEARL JAM
8 I DON'T WANNA PET SHOP BOYS
9 DARK DAYS GERRY CINNAMON
10 IDONTKNOW JAMIE XX
11 SAVAGE SQUID
12 A HERO'S DEATH FONTAINES DC
13 BLOOD BANK BON IVER
14 SUN QUEEN GERRY CINNAMON
15 VILLAGE PAUL WELLER
16 THIS DECISION LOVELY EGGS
17 LIGHTS UP HARRY STYLES
18 RIDE A WHITE SWAN T-REX
19 CONTROL AMYL & THE SNIFFERS
20 SILLY BOY BLUE DAVID BOWIE
21 NOTHING COMPARES 2 U PRINCE
22 BURNING THE HEATHER PET SHOP BOYS
23 THE RACES SPORTS TEAM
24 STILL SECOND RATE LOVELY EGGS
25 KISS THE GO-GOAT GHOST
26 QUARTER PAST MIDNIGHT BASTILLE
27 LUMINOUS SPACES JON HOPKINS/KELLY LEE OWENS
28 FALLINGFORYOU 1975
29 UNKNOWN PLUNDERER ANDREW WEATHERALL
30 MEDICINE 1975
31 THE CITY 1975
32 CEREMONY NEW ORDER
33 THE LIGHT IN US STONE FOUNDATION
34 LET ME BE THE ONE DEF LEPPARD
35 YUMMY JUSTIN BIEBER
36 WHITE STAR LINER PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING
37 ADWA KOKOROKO
38 LAST CHRISTMAS WHAM
39 FACEDOWN 1975
40 NOW THAT I'VE FOUND YOU LIAM GALLAGHER

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