Ed Sheeran holds off Morrissey to make it a month at Number One
Ed Sheeran fought off competition from Morrissey to make it four weeks at Number One with his new album x.
Sales between the singer-songwriter and the former frontman with The Smiths were close all week, but Sheeran eventually won out. So far he has seen off competition from the likes 5 Seconds Of Summer and Example to hold the top spot, racking up UK sales of 367,000 so far for x (which you can preview on the right-hand side of the page).
Morrissey charted at Number Two with his new record World Peace Is None Of Your Business, with Dolly Parton's Blue Smoke at Number Three, Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour at Number Four and George Ezra's Wanted On Voyage at Number Five.
Jungle scored a big hit with their self-titled debut album, which entered at Number Seven, with Rise Against entered at Number 13 with their new album The Black Market.
In the singles race, Rixton took their first Number One with single 'Me And My Broken Heart', with Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea holding firm at Number Two with 'Problem' and will.i.am falling two places to Number Three with 'It's My Birthday. Ella Henderson's 'Ghost' and George Ezra's 'Budapest' make up the rest of the Top Five.