Adele has been named best selling artiste of 2015 by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
Following the release of Hello, the first single of her third album, 25, she has broken a number of records.
Hello surpassed over 1 million downloads in its first week, with 25 selling over 3 million copies in its first week.
The 2014 IFPI best selling artiste, Taylor Swift dropped to third place, with British singer Ed Sheeran finishing at second place following his X album. Justin Bieber came 4th, with One Direction rounding out the top 5.