UK acts dominate year-end Top 10 artist albums chart for first time in 2014

Tom Pakinkis

Home-grown acts claimed the entirety of the UK’s Top 10 best-selling artist albums in 2014.

It’s the first time British acts have achieved such a feat since Official Charts records began.  Furthermore, it is now ten years in a row that the bestselling artist album has come from a British act.

The biggest selling album of the year was Ed Sheeran’s x, which has sold 1.7m (1,689,124) copies in the UK since its release in June 2014, the largest total ...

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