Paul McCartney named UK’s all time top album seller

July 23, 2016 7:01 pm
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Legendary singer Paul McCartney has been named the United Kingdom’s most successful album artist of all time with 22 number one records to his name. The Beatles legend have sold over 700 million albums across the world has been awarded the Official Chart Records Breaker Award.

McCartney achieved 15 of his 22 number one records with the Beatles and four as a solo artist, two with the band Wings and one in collaboration with his late wife Linda McCartney. The first number one came in 1963 when the Beatles released Please Please Me and his final number one was again a Beatles release, 1, a compilation album featuring the band’s number one hit singles and released in 2000.

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