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Ed Sheeran's X revealed as biggest selling album of 2015 so far
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Ed Sheeran's X revealed as biggest selling album of 2015 so far

Ed Sheeran's is the biggest selling album of 2015 so far. 

According to Official Charts, the singer's second album has moved a total of 705,000 copies this year, putting him well ahead of Sam Smith, whose debut album In The Lonely Hour has sold 695,000 copies in 2015 so far. 

Taylor Swift's 1989 was third with 431,000 copies and George Ezra's in fourth with 416,000 for his debut album Wanted On Voyage. The biggest album that was released in 2015 is James Bay's Chaos And The Calm, which has shifted 345,000 copies. Hozier, Meghan Trainor, Mumford & Sons, Noel Gallagher and Florence & The Machine make up the rest of the top 10. 

Mark Ronson's 'Uptown Funk' continues to break records and is the year's biggest selling single so far. Just behind Ronson are OMI, who is Number Two with his hit 'Cheerleader', and Hozier, who is at Number Three with his mega-hit 'Take Me To Church'.

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