Ed Sheeran scores third number 1 with No. 6 Collaborations Project debut

The album marks the year’s biggest sales week for a male pop artist.

July 22, 2019
Ed Sheeran scores third number 1 with <i>No. 6 Collaborations Project</i> debut Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images.  

Ed Sheeran's latest album, the guest-packed No. 6 Collaborations Project debuted at number 1 on the album charts, according to Billboard.

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The album, which features Sheeran collaborating with guests including Camila Cabello, Bruno Mars, Travis Scott, Justin Beiber and more, sold 173,000 equivalent units, with 70,000 of that being pure sales. The debut marks the biggest sales week of the year of a pop album by a male artist and Sheeran's third number 1 album. The debut bumps Billie Eilish's When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? to the second spot, Dreamville's Revenge of the Dreamers 3 to number 3 with 55,00 units and Lil Nas X's 7 and Chris Brown's Indigo rounding out the top five.

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Ed Sheeran scores third number 1 with No. 6 Collaborations Project debut