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Ed Sheeran continues domination of UK album and singles charts

Ed Sheeran is top of the both the UK album and singles charts Credit: PA

Ed Sheeran's domination of the UK music scene continues as he reigns supreme throughout the album and singles charts.

The Suffolk singer-songwriter's hit track 'Shape Of You' marks 10 weeks at the top of the Official Singles Charts.

His third album 'Divide', which became the fastest-selling album by a male artist in the UK ever last week, remains at the top of the Official Albums Chart.

It comes after Sheeran announced he will be the final headliner at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

'Shape Of You' is now joint fourth in the ranking for the most consecutive weeks at number one, level with Whitney Houston and Rihanna with respective tracks 'I Will Always Love You' and 'Umbrella', and David Whitfield's 1954 song 'Cara Mia'.

The single went straight to the top of the Official Singles Charts following its release back in January.

It is now six weeks behind Bryan Adams's '(Everything I Do) I Do It For You', which holds the record for the longest consecutive period at number one.

Sheeran was recently announced as the final Glastonbury headliner, alongside Radiohead and Foo Fighters Credit: PA
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consecutive weeks that 'Shape of You' has topped the UK singles chart

For the second week running, Sheeran has all of his tracks from 'Divide' inside the top 40 and nine inside the top 10.

The only top 10 track which is not Sheeran's is The Chainsmokers and Coldplay's collaboration, 'Something Just Like This', which rebounds three places to four.