TOP OF THE POPS: ED’S BIG-SELLING RIVALS
Emile Emile Sandé Sandé Our Version of Events Classy urban soul from the Scottish singer and former medical student. The NHS’s loss, our gain.
Adele Adele 21 Still selling from early 2011, still one of the most cohesive pop albums around. But please, cafés, there are other artists you can play to death, aren’t there? Coldplay Coldplay Mylo Xyloto: Chris Martin’s arenastraddling band is still competing with the likes of U2 in the Who’s The Best Band In The Land contest. Lana Lana Del Del Ray Ray Born to Die The year’s most commercial “odd” pop album? Take your body downtown, why dontcha . . . Ed Ed Sheeran Sheeran + Released late last year, this remains the bedsit record of choice for 2012.