Adele's 2011 holdover '21' still tops in 2012

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Adele's 2011 holdover '21' still tops in 2012

FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2012 file photo, Adele performs during the 54th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The British singer's "21" was the highest-selling album in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, according to 2012 sales figures released by Nielsen SoundScan on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013. That's a first in the SoundScan era. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)