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2011 was no exception - it was a great year for UK artists such as Coldplay, Take That and La Roux, but by far the most successful was Adele. Her album "21" not only topped the worldwide album charts, but also became the best-selling album of 2011, selling a whopping 5.82million copies worldwide!
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Win a music download voucher!
There has been so much great UK music in 2011, but we've just about managed to narrow down our top ten below. Now we want to give you the chance to win a music download voucher to the value of £25, so you can download your favourites!
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Our top ten UK albums of 2011:
- Adele - 21
- Florence and the Machine - Ceremonials
- Ed Sheeran - +
- Anna Calvi - Anna Calvi
- Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
- Take That - Progress
- Metronomy - The English Riviera
- Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know
- PJ Harvey - Let England Smoke
- The Arctic Monkeys - Suck It and See
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