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Ed Sheeran Breaks Multiple World Records With ÷ Album!

March 17, 2017

The worldwide response to Ed Sheeran's newly released third studio album ÷ (Divide) has garnered him a string of impressive world records!

According to Guinness World Records, with 672,000 first-week sales and downloads, the album sold more copies in its first week than the rest of the UK's Top 500 albums combined, earning him the fastest-selling pop album in the UK by a male artist...EVER!

Another record came on Jan. 9 when "Shape of You" became the most streamed track on Spotify in 24 hours.

Another two broken records include becoming the first act to debut on both the UK and US Top 10 with two singles simultaneously.

Also, the singer currently has a total of 16 tracks in the UK Top 20, earning him the record for most simultaneous UK top 20 singles, while also earning another world record for placing all 12 of ÷'s tracks on the US Billboard Hot 100.

Believe it or not, Ed's recently broken more world records...check them out here!