Charts Analysis: Ed Sheeran's ÷ returns to Albums Chart top spot

Leadership of the album chart changes for the 18th week in a row, with 2017's biggest-seller by far, Ed Sheeran's ÷ resuming at the summit on sales of 74,158 copies, including 7,471 from streams, to end the chart year (but not calendar year) with sales of 2,702,839 copies.

Spending its 19th week at No.1 in all, and starting its seventh stint at the top, ÷ does so even though its sales were down 38.50% week-on-week, bringing to an end its ...

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