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Ed Sheeran's debut album '+' goes quadruple platinum in the UK

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Ed Sheeran has thanked fans after his debut album reached a new sales milestone.

The singer's first record + has sold over 1.2 million copies in the UK, meaning it has been certified quadruple platinum.

Ed Sheeran performs single 'Drunk'.

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"Very happy to announce my debut album '+' has now gone quadruple platinum in the UK, awesome," Sheeran tweeted.

The collection has spawned a number of hit singles including 'The A Team', 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You', 'Lego House', 'Drunk' and 'Small Bump'.

Hours before announcing his quadruple platinum sales status, the singer-songwriter uploaded an extended version of his single 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You' for fans.

Sheeran recently teamed up with US country star Taylor Swift in the recording studio to work on new tracks for her upcoming album.

Watch Ed Sheeran perform an extended version of 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You' below:

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