As' X' Shifts Over 1 Million Copies In The UK, Ed Sheeran Is Named Spotify's Most Streamed Artist Of 2014

December 3, 2014 3:06 PM

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Ed Sheeran has been named Spotify’s most streamed act of the year globally, beating the likes of Eminem and Coldplay. It rounds off the biggest year yet in the 23 year old’s career, after his album X passed the one million sales mark in the U.K. earlier this month.

According to Spotify Sheeran’s X has had 430m streams worldwide since its release in June. The album’s June release date also proved significant as new chart rules meant that from July 2014, streams counted towards UK official chart positions.

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