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Ed Sheeran has made history with his two new singles Shape of You and Castle on the Hill entering at number one and number two in the official charts.
Global vinyl sales are predicted to generate $1bn (£800m) worth of revenue in 2017, a new report has claimed.
The ongoing surge in audio streaming and steady demand for vinyl LPs have helped the British music industry notch up another successful 12 months, according to official figures.
Blossoms, a five piece guitar band from Stockport and beneficiaries of funding from PRS for Music Foundation, have achieved their first number one in the album charts.
Viola Beach, the guitar band from Warrington who passed away in a car crash earlier in the year, have topped the charts with their posthumously released debut LP.
Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) have topped the album charts for the first time in 35 years.
Paul McCartney is the UK’s most successful album artist of all time winning the new Official Chart Record Breaker Award.
Radiohead have landed their sixth number one album with their ninth LP A Moon Shaped Pool.
PJ Harvey has achieved her first number one album with latest LP, The Hope Six Demolition Project.
David Bowie’s Blackstar is the biggest selling vinyl album of 2016 so far, new statistics from the Official Charts Company (OCC) have revealed.