Emeli Sande’s debut album Our Version Of Events has become the UK’s biggest-selling album of 2012 so far selling nearly one million copies.
According to NME, the list revealed by The Official Charts Company shows Our Version Of Events at the top of the list selling 928,000 copies and is expected to sell more by the end of the year.
Adele's 21 and Lana Del Rey's Born To Die feature in the chart as well as Paloma Faith's Fall To Grace at number nine.
The Official Charts Company's Dan Lane explains that this could all change before the year is over: "With the busiest shopping weeks of the year upon us, there is still everything to play for for the rest of the contenders."
He also shared his ideas and hopes of big Christmas sales with some albums yet to be released.
"Every year, the run up to Christmas sees a massive surge in CD sales and, increasingly over recent years, digital downloads on Christmas Day and Boxing Day."
"It is still possible for late comers such as Olly Murs’ Right Place Right Time, Girls Aloud’s Ten, Jay-Z and Kanye West’s The Throne 2, Tulisa’s The Female Boss and Bruno Mars’ Unorthodox Jukebox to make a huge impact on the year end charts."
Emeli Sande Managed To Out Sell Adele's Record Breaking '21' This Year (WENN)
Emeli outsold the chart-dominating Adele with her album, and it is only this week that 21 left the UK top 40.
Adele’s 21 broke vast amounts of records since it’s release in 2011 by becoming the most downloaded album in UK history as well as being the biggest selling album of the 21st century and the fifth best selling album of all time!!
It has also sold more than 200,000 copies in its first week, debuting straight at number one and has been certified platinum 15 times by the British Phonographic Industry after shifting 4,500,000 units.
See below for this years top 10 telling albums of 2012 SO FAR
1. Emeli Sande, 'Our Version Of Events'
2. Adele, '21'
3. Lana Del Rey, 'Born To Die'
4. Ed Sheeran, '+'
5. Coldplay, 'Mylo Xyloto'
6. Mumford & Sons, 'Babel'
7. Jessie J, 'Who You Are'
8. Rihanna, 'Talk That Talk'
9. Paloma Faith, 'Fall To Grace'
10. One Direction, 'Up All Night'