Records & Achievements
- Sam Smith is the only artist who first charted during the 10s with more than 5 #1 singles in the UK. In total he has 6 while first charting in 2012.
- At 76 weeks, In the Lonely Hour is the 5th longest runner inside the UK Top 10 Album Chart ever excluding soundtracks and various artist compilation albums.
- At 69 weeks, In the Lonely Hour had the longest consecutive run inside the UK Top 10 Album Chart ever, it was then topped by Ed Sheeran‘s X which managed 74.
- At 6, In the Lonely Hour had the most spells at #1 inside the UK Top 10 Album Chart ever for a male artist, fourth overall.
- In New-Zealand, In the Lonely Hour dropped below #35 only once during the first 154 weeks after its release.
- At respectively 3,33 million and 2,80 million equivalent album sales generated, Stay With Me and I’m Not The Only One are both among the 10 most successful songs of 2014.
- At 14,1 million equivalent album sales, In the Lonely Hour is the third biggest album from 2014.
- At 4,2 million equivalent album sales, In the Lonely Hour is the 5th biggest streaming album ever.