If you were that guy in the pub saying Ed Sheeran was a flash in the pan when ÷ came out, Q2 brings you bad news: ÷ was the biggest-selling album for the second quarter running with 622,322 sales.
For everyone else, the news was nothing but good with Rag’N’Bone Man’s Human, Drake’s More Life and Harry Styles’ self-titled debut all also selling more than 100,000 copies in the quarter, while compilation Now 96 shifted an impressive 508,096 (over five ...
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