Album sales distribution in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016, by artist gender

This statistic displays album sales distribution in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, broken down by artist gender. In 2016, male solo artists accounted for 40.5 percent of album sales in the United Kingdom, with five male artists in the year-end top 10 chart (namely, Justin Bieber, Elvis Presley, Drake and two albums by David Bowie). The share of female groups reached the level of 2.9 percent (the highest share over the last decade), mainly due to Little Mix.

Distribution of album sales in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by artist gender

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Release date

May 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016

Special properties

base: top 1,000 albums

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