Official Charts Analysis: Sheeran's X sells 31k copies to spend sixth week at No.1

ALBUMS

Extending its opening run atop the artist album chart to six weeks, Ed Sheeran's X sold just 31,229 copies in its latest frame - the lowest for a number one album for 16 weeks.
 
Already the longest running chart-topper since Adele's 21 in early 2011, X is the first album by a male solo artist to spend its first six weeks at number one since Robbie Williams' November 2002 release Escapology. They jointly share second place in the ...

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