Distribution of UK album sales by artist's origin in 2016

This statistic displays the distribution of UK album sales by artist's origin in 2016. During the period of consideration, 47.6 percent of albums sold in the United Kingdom were from UK musicians, while the U.S. artists' album sales accounted for 39.2 percent. In 2016, the U.S. share of sales increased due to high albums popularity of such U.S. artists as Beyonce, Bruno Mars and Twenty One Pilots.

Distribution of album sales in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by country of artist's origin

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Release date

May 2017


United Kingdom

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base: top 10 thousand albums sold

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