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Music, video and games growth doubles in UK – helped by Ed Sheeran

Singer’s Divide album is best-selling product this year as entertainment industry reports rising revenue The popularity of Ed Sheeran, boosted by the launch of his album, Divide, and his Glastonbury headlining turn, helped drive total UK music sales 11.2% higher to £564m in the first half of 2017. Sheeran continues to divide critical opinion, not least with his recent cameo in hit Sky series Game of Thrones, but there is no denying the fillip the Suffolk-raised artist has given to the UK music industry, and high street and online home entertainment retailers and services.
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