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Music Week: The Publishers and Songwriters behind Ed Sheeran's Divide 14 March 2017



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Ed Sheeran’s ÷ broke just about every record in sight on its way to becoming the fastest selling male solo album of all time as well as topping the UK Albums Chart and dominating the UK Singles Chart. Check out Music Week's article 'Your guide to the publishers and songwriters on Ed Sheeran's ÷':

"Sheeran has also helped boutique publisher BDi find a home at the top of the albums chart this week. Part of the Bucks Music Group, BDi Music has worldwide publishing agreements with both Amy Wadge and Jake Gosling, who have been significant Sheeran collaborators during his recording career. Both were introduced to Sheeran by BDi Music MD Sarah Liversedge in 2009. Gosling produced the majority of Sheeran’s +, as well as co-writing nine tracks across the standard and deluxe version, including Drunk and Lego House. Wadge, meanwhile, co-wrote Gold Rush with Sheeran, which appears on the deluxe version of + and X’s smash hit single Thinking Out Loud and Even My Dad Does Sometimes, which features on the deluxe version of the album.

On ÷, Amy Wadge has a co-writing credit on Galway Girl, which secured the No.3 spot on the singles chart this week, and looks set to be the album's next runaway hit. She also co-wrote Barcelona, Nancy Mulligan and Save Myself, which feature on the deluxe version of ÷ and appear at No.12, 13 and 19 respectively on the singles chart."... Read More