Ed Sheeran has crowned the United Kingdom albums and singles charts this week, following his new album, No 6 Collaborations Project. The album outsold the relaxation of the Top 30 albums prepare and is the 12 months’ quickest-promoting album thus far, scoring 125,000 combined sales from fifty-seven 000 physical sales, 18,000 downloads, and 70.2m tune streams.
The song Beautiful People, his collaboration with Khalid, reaches No 1 within the singles chart after two weeks at No three, making it Sheeran’s seventh No 1 unmarried inside the UK. Two other tracks from No 6 Collaborations Project are in the Top 5: Take Me Back to London, featuring Stormzy, new access at No three; and Cross Me with Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock No 4 in its 8th week within the Top 10. At No 2 is closing week’s No 1: Señorita by way of Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello.
Only the three maximum famous songs from one artist may be inside the Top a hundred at any unmarried time; this means that I Don’t Care, Sheeran’s single with Justin Bieber that recently spent 8 weeks at No 1, drops out entirely. His three other albums characteristic in the Top forty: ÷ at 7, x at 18, and + at 37. The arrival of A Star is Born on Sky Cinema this week allows it lower back into the Top five albums, at the same time as last week’s No 1, Lewis Capaldi, drops to No 2. Earlier this week, Sheeran has become the artist with the most monthly listeners on Spotify, with 69 million human beings around the world streaming his tracks, nearly a third of Spotify’s overall 217-million user base.