Emeli Sande’s 2012 release leads U.K.’s best-selling albums of the year so far

Soul sensation Emeli Sande’s critically-acclaimed Our Version Of Events has been named one of the U.K.’s bestselling albums of the year (13) to date – 20 months after its original release. The Scottish singer topped the sales poll last year (12) after shifting more than 1.3 million units, and she is continuing to lead the competition for 2013, selling more than 591,000 copies in the first three-quarters of this year, taking its total U.K. tally to 1.93 million.
The soundtrack to movie musical Les Miserables is currently the second bestseller in the U.K. market, with 437,000 units sold since it first hit retailers in January (13).
Bruno Mars’ Unorthodox Jukebox, Michael Buble’s To Be Loved and Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories round out the Official Charts Company’s 2013 top five.
However, the standings could all change within months – Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, One Direction and Take That stars Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow are all set to release new albums before the end of the year (13).