Official Charts Analysis: Ed Sheeran dominates singles chart with nine of Top 10 songs

No artist has ever had more than four Top 10 hits at the same time but Ed Sheeran destroys a record that has stood since it was set by Frankie Laine in 1953, occupying all of the top five positions, and landing nine songs in the Top 10 this week. All of them are from his blockbusting new album Divide, and seven of them are debuts. And his dominance doesn't stop there - helped by enormous levels of streaming, every ...

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