February 22nd, 2012
01:35 PM ET
Adele has double the reason to celebrate coming off her two wins at Tuesday's Brit Awards: The singer's unstoppable sophomore album, "21," has pulled off its largest sales week in its one-year history.
The record, released Stateside a year ago today, saw a 207 percent increase in sales after picking up six Grammys on February 12. In its post-Grammys sales week, 730,000 copies of "21" were sold.
This also leads to another record for the 23-year-old Brit songstress: Thanks to her post-Grammys boost, it's the biggest sales week following a Grammys win in Nielsen SoundScan's history, which goes back to 1991.
Norah Jones previously pulled off a similar feat in 2003 with her album, "Come Away With Me," which sold 621,000 copies after she won five Grammys that year.
And while we're talking about Adele, we'll also point out that "21" has also had 21 nonconsecutive weeks at No. 1.
In other Brit music news, Beatles fans who've been bootlegging ringtones of the band's greatest hits can now go legit: iTunes is selling all 27 of the group's U.K. and U.S. No. 1 hits as ringtones. We'd opt for "Hello, Goodbye," ourselves.
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