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Queen’s Roger Taylor and Brian May celebrate 7 million ‘sales’ of their Greatest Hits album (Credit: Official Charts Company)

25 December 2022
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8. Queen’s Greatest Hits broke Official Chart records as it reached 7 million UK chart ‘sales’

In July, Queen’s timeless Greatest Hits collection became the first LP in Official Chart history to break 7 million UK chart ‘sales.’

Speaking to OfficialCharts.com, Queen guitarist Brian May said: “We’re here to bring you the joyous news that Queen’s Greatest Hits album has sold 7 million copies, which nobody has ever done before. No album has done this before in history. Thank you, we appreciate it.”

Queen’s Roger Taylor added: “The British public and their infinitely-great taste have made this the biggest-selling album in history. Thank you very much; we’re humbled and honoured. We salute you!”

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Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor thank fans as Greatest Hits breaks Official Chart records 🏆🥳🎸
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