Ed Sheeran Claims U.K. Fastest Selling Album of 2019 With ‘No. 6 Collaborations Project’

Aside from dominating the album chart, the ‘Perfect’ hitmaker’s collaboration with Khalid, ‘Beautiful People’, knocks Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes’ ‘Senorita’ off the top of the singles chart.

AceShowbizEd Sheeran‘s new album “No. 6 Collaborations Project” has propelled him to the top of the U.K. albums and singles charts.

The British singer-songwriter’s collaborative project, which features contributions from stars including Justin Bieber, Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, and Eminem tops Fridays rundown (July 19) with 57,000 physical sales, 18,000 downloads, and 70.2 million track streams in its first week of release, making it the fastest selling album of 2019 in Britain.

Last week’s top album, Lewis Capaldi‘s “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent”, falls to two, with Billie Eilish‘s “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” at three.

Kylie Minogue‘s “Step Back in Time: The Definitive Collection” and the soundtrack to the movie musical “A Star is Born” round out the top five.

Songs from Sheeran’s album dominate the U.K. singles chart – his collaboration with Khalid, “Beautiful People”, is at number one, knocking Cabello and Shawn Mendes‘ “Senorita” down to two.

The “Thinking Out Loud” hitmaker’s team-up with Stormzy, “Back to London”, is at three, and “Cross Me”, another Ed collaboration, this time with Chance the Rapper and PnB Rock, is at four. Capaldi’s “Hold Me While You Wait” completes the top five.

The Official Albums Chart Top 10:

  1. “No. 6 Collaborations Project” – Ed Sheeran
  2. “Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent” – Lewis Capaldi
  3. “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” – Billie Eilish
  4. “Step Back in Tine – The Definitive” – Kylie Minogue
  5. A Star Is Born” Soundtrack – Motion Picture Cast Recording
  6. The Greatest Showman” Soundtrack – Motion Picture Cast Recording
  7. “Divide” – Ed Sheeran
  8. “Staying at Tamara’s” – George Ezra
  9. “Direct Hits” – The Killers
  10. Bohemian Rhapsody” Soundtrack – Queen

The Official Singles Chart Top 10:

  1. “Beautiful People” – Ed Sheeran Feat. Khalid
  2. “Senorita” – Shawn Mendes/Camila Cabello
  3. “Take Me Back to London” – Ed Sheeran Feat. Stormzy
  4. “Cross Me” – Ed Sheeran/Chance the Rapper/PnB Rock
  5. “Hold Me While You Wait” – Lewis Capaldi
  6. “Ladbroke Grove” – AJ Stacey
  7. “So High” – Mist Feat. Fredo
  8. “Wish You Well” – Sigala & Becky Hill
  9. “Crown” – Stormzy
  10. “Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X

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