Madonna sold 1.8 million units of her album MDNA worldwide in 2012
April 12, 2013 News

Madonna sold 1.8 million units of her album MDNA worldwide in 2012

Vivendi SA (formerly known as Vivendi Universal) is a French multinational mass media and telecommunication company headquartered in Paris, France. They own Universal Music Group and on April 3rd 2013 they released their 2012 annual report.

In sales of physical and digital albums, Madonna sold 1.8 million units of her latest album MDNA. Madonna came in seventh on their top 10 list.

UMG recorded music: Sales of physical and digital albums and DVDs, in millions of units

1. Taylor Swift – Red (5.1)
2. Justin Bieber – Believe (2.9)
3. Lana Del Rey – Born to Die (2.7)
4. Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas, Baby (2.6)
5. Rihanna – Unapologetic (2.3)
6. Maroon 5 – Overexposed (2.2)
7. Madonna – MDNA (1.8)
8. Gotye – Making Mirrors (1.7)
9. Lionel Richie – Tuskegee (1.5)
10. Nicky Minaj – Pink Friday… Roman Reloaded (1.4)

Source: Vivendi