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The twenty highest-selling albums of 2012 have been revealed.

Emeli Sande just about tops the chart, beating Adele’s record-breaking 21 to the post, with Ed Sheeran, Lana Del Rey and One Direction completing the top 5.

Elsewhere, two Christmas albums feature in the list, one compilation, five albums not released this year and three artists with more than one LP in the top twenty.

The full list, as revealed by the UK Official Charts, is as below:

1. Emeli Sande – Our Version of Events
2. Adele – 21
3. Ed sheeran – +
4. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
5. One Direction – Take Me Home
6. Mumford & Sons – Babel
7. Olly Murs – Right Place Right Time
8. Michael Buble – Christmas
9. Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
10. Rihanna – Unapologetic
11. Paloma Faith – Fall to Grace
12. Pink – The Truth About Love
13. Robbie Williams – Take The Crown
14. Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas Baby
15. One Direction – Up All Night
16. Jessie J – Who You Are
17. Calvin Harris – 18 Months
18. Neil Diamond – The Very Best Of
19. Rihanna – Talk That Talk
20. Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know