Adele may have dominated the charts internationally, but in this list she was topped by newcomer Emeli Sande, whose debut album Our Version of Events was the best-selling project of 2012 in the UK. Check out the top 20 below, and head to officialcharts.com to see the full list.

01. Emeli Sande – Our Version of Events
02. Adele – 21
03. Ed sheeran – +
04. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
05. One Direction – Take Me Home
06. Mumford & Sons – Babel
07. Olly Murs – Right Place Right Time
08. Michael Buble – Christmas
09. Coldplay – Mylo Xyloto
10. Rihanna – Unapologetic
11. Paloma Faith – Fall to Grace
12. Pink – The Truth About Love
13. Robbie Williams – Take The Crown
14. Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas Baby
15. One Direction – Up All Night
16. Jessie J – Who You Are
17. Calvin Harris – 18 Months
18. Neil Diamond – The Very Best Of
19. Rihanna – Talk That Talk
20. Olly Murs – In Case You Didn’t Know

(The Line Of Best Fit)