Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran scores first Christmas No.1 single

 

Eminem beat Ed Sheeran in the battle for the Christmas No.1 album this week but Sheeran has the Christmas singles crown all to himself for the first time ever with Perfect - the fourth single from ÷ - remaining atop the chart for a third week on sales of 85,397 copies, including 40,171 from sales-equivalent streams.

Boosted by the release of a Beyoncé duet version on its second week at the summit, Perfect received a further boost with the ...

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