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Ed Sheeran Lands First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 with 'x'

Ed Sheeran has captured his first number one album on the Billboard 200 Chart, as x bows atop the list.

The album, which was released June 23rd, opened with 210,000 sold in the week ending June 29, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

x follows Sheeran's major-label debut album, +, which debuted and peaked at number on the Billboard 200, selling 42,000 in its first week. It has now sold 841,000 units total.

You can read our 5/5 review of x here. Dates and ticket information for Ed's upcoming North American tour can be found here.

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