Ed Sheeran's 'X' Fastest-Selling of the Year in U.K.

June 30, 2014 12:22 PM

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Ed Sheeran’s sophomore set “X” (Asylum/Warner Music) has become the U.K.’s fastest-selling album of 2014 to date. It sold 182,000 units to Saturday at midnight to debut atop the Official Charts Company’s new survey, 14,000 more than Coldplay’s previous best with “Ghost Stories” (Parlophone/Warner Music).

The singles chart welcomed a new entry at No. 1 for the pop-dance hit “Gecko (Overdrive)” (ffrr/Musical Freedom/Universal) by Dutch producer Oliver Heldens, featuring English singer Becky Hill.

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