It’s certainly going to be a merry Christmas for Ilse DeLange. Today the Dutch songstress learned that the Common Linnets — the Netherland’s Eurovision 2014 act — officially have the most sold album of the year in the Netherlands! That’s a nice stocking stuffer, right?

The news caps off a fantastic year that saw the group break record after record. After a storm of criticism, their ESC song “Calm After The Storm” came second at Eurovision, and there wasn’t much more “calm” for the group: promo tours, TV performances and of course their debut album. After its release many of their songs climbed the charts in the Netherlands. Only a week after the release it went platinum.

The list of best-selling albums — which includes Pink Floyd and Coldplay — also includes other stars from Eurovision. Kinderen voor Kinderen, a children’s singing group which features Junior Eurovision 2013 stars Mylène & Rosanne, has scored the fifth and the seventh best-selling albums. Jan Smit (Eurovision and Junior Eurovision commentator and the host of Junior Songfestival) came sixth. Last but certainly not least it’s Anouk. Her album “Paradise And Back Again” was ranked eighth on the list. Her song “Looking For Love” was also on this album.

Do you own a copy of the Common Linnets’ album? Or one of the other albums? Tell us in the comments below!

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Lytje
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Lytje

Great album! The Common Linnets (Ilse and JB) performed 2 of their songs on the Dutch radio earlier today for charity!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDLXe-hmaKU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4D_c53K-kM
Keep up the good work everyone.

Joyc
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Joyc

Their album went Triple platinum in THE netherlands:))

bastian
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bastian

I bought their album and it is definitely a pearl, all songs are pure quality. They deserved to win this year: a pure song, beautifullly sung and the beste camerawork i have ever seen on esc!

Oostenrijk
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Oostenrijk

Common Linnets went Platinum in Austria as well. I think their album is the 3rd most sold this year, Helene Fischer and Andreas Gabalier were awarded multiple platinums this year, so they are going to top the year end sales charts.