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Call of Duty loses annual UK sales crown to Adele

2011's biggest entertainment properties in terms of units sold revealed

Call of Duty has lost its crown as the UK's biggest entertainment property in terms of units sold.

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While Modern Warfare 3 was last year's most valuable entertainment property in terms of revenue generated, singer Adele sold over one million more copies of her latest album, 21, than Activision's shooter managed.

CoD titles Modern Warfare and Black Ops were the biggest sellers in terms of units in 2009 and 2010.

Five games made the 2011 top 20, with each selling over a million copies, MCV reports. They were Modern Warfare 3, FIFA 12, Battlefield 3, Zumba Fitness and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

  1. 21 - Adele - 3,924,985 - Album
  2. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 - 2,814,609 - Game
  3. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows - Part 1 - 2,532,551 - Video
  4. FIFA 12 - 2,193,302 - Game
  5. Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - 2,147,606 - Video
  6. The Inbetweeners Movie - 2,074,652 - Video
  7. The King's Speech - 1,882,175 - Video
  8. Christmas - Michael Buble - 1,349,195 - Album
  9. Doo-Wops & Hooligans - Bruno Mars - 1,264,763 - Album
  10. 19 - Adele - 1,264,273 - Album
  11. Battlefield 3 - 1,186,895 - Game
  12. Now That's What I Call Music 80 - Various Artists - 1,185,431 - Album
  13. Despicable Me - 1,157,197 - Video
  14. Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides - 1,111,715 - Video
  15. Paul - 1,108,851 - Video
  16. Zumba Fitness - 1,077,508 - Game
  17. Tangled - 1,043,857 - Video
  18. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - 1,024,228 - Game
  19. Peter Kay - Live - The Tour That Didn't Tour - 1,004,099 - Video
  20. Bridesmaids - 979,475 - Video

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