UK Album Chart

After Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran won awards at the Brits last week, they have both seen a boost in sales of their award winning albums this week.

 

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Sam Smith went back to number one with his album In the Lonely Hour which sold 38,000 copies this week and when streams were included that added up to 2,900 additional sales. Ed Sheeran who won British Male has moved to second place on the UK album chart with his album which has sold 35,000 copies and additional streaming factor of 3,400.

Best International female winner Taylor Swift has moved to number five despite taking her music off Spotify last November. Best British Band Royal Blood and George Ezra complete the top five best selling albums this week.

 

UK album chart top 5
1 Sam Smith In the Lonely Hour
2 Ed Sheeran X
3 Royal Blood Royal Blood
4 George Ezra Wanted On Voyage
5 Taylor Swift 1989