International Charts Analysis: Ed Sheeran's X benefits from current singles success

Two of the biggest selling albums of the 2010s, Adele's 25 and Ed Sheeran's X, have both seen their fortunes improve again recently, not least on home turf, with Sheeran's album jumping 10-4 to secure its highest chart position for 65 weeks, and Adele's rising 9-6 to achieve a 24-week high in the UK.

X is doing even better in Ireland, where it is No.1 for the second week in a row, and the 24th time in all this week. ...

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