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STRINGER ON "THE ISSUES AND ACTIONS NEEDED"
Sony Music is all in. (6/1a)
"REAL AND CONSTRUCTIVE CHANGE": SIR LUCIAN SPEAKS OUT
UMG is all in. (6/1a)
RAPINO: SUPPORTING BLACK CULTURE, ANTI-RACISM
Live Nation is all in. (5/30a)
WMG ON COPING WITH THE MOMENT
Warner Music is all in. (6/1a)
ARTISTS MAKE THEIR VOICES HEARD (UPDATE)
The stars are coming out. (6/1a)
TUESDAY
THE SHOW MUST BE PAUSED
TIME TO REFLECT
TIME TO ACT
Blighty Beat
U.K.'S BIGGEST SELLERS OF 2018
1/3/19

The Top 10 of the U.K.’s best-selling albums in 2018 shows the extent to which compilations and soundtracks ruled last year, alongside the ongoing popularity of U.S. hip-hop acts, leaving little space for homegrown artist albums.

The Greatest Showman was the best-selling album in the U.K. last year with 1.6m sales, according to data from the Entertainment Retailers' Association. George Ezra,  the only British artist with an album released last year to make the Top 10, is #2 with Staying at Tamara’s (Columbia), followed by Ed Sheeran with his 2017 release Divide (Atlantic) at #3.

Half of the Top 10 singles list were releases from British artists, with “One Kiss” (Columbia/Warner Bros.) by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa crowned the year’s best-selling single with 1.57m sales.

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