Morgan Wallen and Dua Lipa had huge years for sales and streaming respectively in 2021.

As 2022 gets going, MRC Data has announced its end-of-year numbers for 2021. As reported by Billboard, Wallen’s commercial status wasn’t affected at all by the controversy that plagued him throughout last year. The country star had the highest-selling album of the year in the U.S., with Dangerous: The Double Album shifting 3.23 million units.

He was followed by Olivia Rodrigo’s breakout album Sour (2.8 million units) and Drake’s Certified Lover Boy (1.9 million units). The top five was completed by Adele’s 30 and Pop Smoke’s Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon, despite the latter coming out all the way back in July 2020.

Adele’s latest dominated when it came to combined physical and digital sales, shifting 1.464 million units. 30 was followed a long way back by Taylor Swift‘s Red (Taylor’s Version) which sold 621,000 copies. Rodrigo’s Sour did well again, shifting 557,000 copies.

Dua Lipa had the most streamed song of the year with ‘Levitating’, perhaps surprisingly beating out Rodrigo’s massive hit ‘drivers license’. The latter also completed the top three with ‘good 4 u’, with the top Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me by Your Name)’ and The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s collaboration ‘Stay’ rounding out the top five.

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2021 IN U.S. (TOTAL EQUIVALENT ALBUM UNITS)

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1. Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: The Double Album (3.226 million)

2. Olivia Rodrigo – Sour (2.856 million)

3. Drake – Certified Lover Boy (1.97 million)

4. Adele – 30 (1.936 million)

5. Pop Smoke – Shoot for the Stars Aim for the Moon (1.533 million)

6. Doja Cat – Planet Her (1.51 million)

7. The Kid LAROI – F*ck Love (1.505 million)

8. Justin Bieber – Justice (1.473 million)

9. Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia (1.403 million)

10. The Weeknd – After Hours (1.342 million)

TOP 10 SELLING ALBUMS OF 2021 IN U.S. (COMBINED PHYSICAL & DIGITAL SALES)

1. Adele – 30 (1.464 million)

2. Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s Version) (621,000)

3. Olivia Rodrigo – Sour (557,000)

4. Taylor Swift – Evermore (529,000)

5. Taylor Swift – Fearless (Taylor’s Version) (521,000)

6. Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (430,000)

7. Harry Styles – Fine Line (317,000)

8. Taylor Swift – Folklore (304,000)

9. Carrie Underwood – My Savior (293,000)

10. Morgan Wallen – Dangerous: The Double Album (288,000)

TOP 10 MOST STREAMED SONGS OF 2021 IN U.S. 

1. Dua Lipa – ‘Levitating’ (804.71 million)

2. Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Drivers License’ (761.58 million)

3. Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Good 4 U’ (709.79 million)

4. Lil Nas X – ‘Montero (Call Me by Your Name)’ (684.9 million)

5. The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – ‘Stay’ (679.9 million)

6. The Weeknd & Ariana Grande – ‘Save Your Tears’ (677.91 million)

7. Masked Wolf – ‘Astronaut in the Ocean’ (609.9 million)

8. Doja Cat featuring SZA – ‘Kiss Me More’ (599.1 million)

9. Lil Nas X & Jack Harlow – ‘Industry Baby’ (597.8 million)

10. Polo G – ‘Rapstar’ (572.96 million)

Check out ‘Levitating’ by Dua Lipa: