Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran returns to albums summit

Dethroned last week by Slipknot’s We Are Not Your Kind – which now slides 1-4 (7,296 sales) – Ed Sheeran’s fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project, returns to pole position, securing its fifth and Sheeran’s 41st week at No.1. 

It does so even though its consumption falls a further 12.89% to 23,611 units (including 14,989 from sales-equivalent streams).

Folk/alternative singer/songwriter Frank Turner’s eighth album No Man’s Land becomes his fourth straight top three entry, and the highest ranked of ...

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