Adele continues to dominate in the music industry.

FOX's Lilian Woo reports:

According to the latest music industry numbers:

(Adele) "Hello from the other side."

Adele not only continuing to dominate the charts, but her album '25' helped reverse two decades of almost uninterrupted decline in the music business.

Adele's chart topper sold 17.4 million copies, that's five times more than runners-up Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift, whose "X" and "1989" sold 3.5 million copies last year, according to industry group IFPI.

Their report says its the first time hard copies sales, such as CD's, have been overtaken by digital downloads, which account for 45% of revenue versus 39.

Lilian Woo, FOX News.