Ed Sheeran tops Billboard 200 with ‘Divide’

Ed Sheeran has shot to the top of the U.S album chart with the biggest first week sales of 2017 so far.

His ÷ (Divide) debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 countdown with 451,000 equivalent album sales.

The album is Sheeran’s second U.S. number one on the Billboard 200 – his last release, x (Multiply), hit the top of the charts in 2014.