Ed Sheeran’s smashed another record with his new album
Ed Sheeran has hit the top spot for the third time on the Billboard 200 chart with his star-studded album- No.6 Collaborations Project. The set released on July 12th by Atlantic Records sold over 173,000 equivalent album sales in its first week. This marks the highest sales in a week of the year for a pop album by a male artist and the year’s fastest selling album.
The album features collaborations with amazing artists like Eminem, Justin Bieber, Khalid, Bruno Mars, YEBBA and Chance the rapper, among others topped the US and UK charts.
The song Beautiful People, his collaboration with Khalid, reaches No 1 in the singles chart in the UK. Two other tracks from No 6 Collaborations Project are in the Top 5: Take Me Back to London, featuring Stormzy, is at No 3; and Cross Me with Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock is at No 4.
Last week, Sheeran became the artist with the most monthly listeners on Spotify with a third of Spotify’s user base all around the world streaming his tracks.