PEAK POSITION: Number 2 in March to April 2017 (Chart History)
COMBINED SALES: 1.2 million (September 2017)
RELEASE DATE: March 2017
WHEN DID IT REACH ONE MILLION SALES: August 2017 (estimated)
Galway Girl flew straight in at Number 2 on its release. It was the highest of Ed Sheeran’s new entries when nine of the tracks from his album Divide entered in the Top Ten.
It was at Number 2 for five weeks straight, followed by three at Number 3. Altogether it spent eleven weeks in the Top Ten.
Another certification for @EdSheeran this week!
'Galway Girl' has just gone Platinum!
— bpi music (@bpi_music) April 21, 2017
By August 2017 the single had reached combined sales of a million.
In September 2017 combined sales were 1.19 million.
'Galway Girl' is now 2x Platinum and @EdSheeran's SEVENTH single to go multi-platinum in the UK!
— bpi music (@bpi_music) September 15, 2017