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Queen Greatest Hits album makes UK chart history. Do you own a copy?

09:54 11 February 2014

British rock group Queen, whose Greatest Hits collection has been confirmed as Britain

British rock group Queen, whose Greatest Hits collection has been confirmed as Britain's biggest-selling album of all time.

A rock album featuring classic hits such as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, and We are the Champions has made UK chart history.

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Queen have become the first act to sell six million copies of an individual album.

The band’s first Greatest Hits collection has been Britain’s highest-selling album for several years. But the Official Charts Company said one in three British families now owned a copy of the 1981 compilation after surpassing the six million figure.

The album leads the all-time album chart by some 900,000 copies, ahead of Abba’s 1992 greatest hits collection Gold.

The Official Charts Company said the album - which also features Another One Bites The Dust, Bicycle Race and Fat Bottomed Girls - regularly sells several thousand copies per week, particularly around Christmas.

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