Ed Sheeran The King In 2017

Ed Sheeran had a really good 2017 and it just got better.

Sheeran was officially named the number one global recording artist of 2017. That’s according to the Intentional Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The honor comes thanks to the record-breaking success of his album ÷ (Divide) and the hit singles it produced.

Drake, who held the top spot last year moves to number two on the list, followed by Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.

Here is the top 10 global recording artists of 2017:

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Drake
3. Taylor Swift
4. Kendrick Lamar
5. Eminem
6. Bruno Mars
7. The Weeknd
8. Imagine Dragons
9. Linkin Park
10. The Chainsmokers



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