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Adele's Comeback Song Breaks Download Record

'Hello' sells 1.1M digital copies
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 2, 2015 3:27 PM CST
Updated Nov 2, 2015 3:49 PM CST

(Newser) – Adele's "Hello" has become the first song to sell one million tracks in a week. Nielsen Music said Monday that Adele's comeback track sold 1.11 million digital songs, setting a new record. Flo Rida's "Right Round" previously had the record for most downloads in a week with 636,000. "Hello" also debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart this week. It is Adele's fourth No. 1 on the chart following "Rolling In the Deep," ''Someone Like You," and "Set Fire to the Rain." "Hello" is the first single from Adele's third album, "25," to be released Nov. 20. (Read more song stories.)

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