Monday, March 5, 2012 2:18pm ET by  
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Ed Sheeran celebrates Platinum success down under

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is celebrating after discovering that his debut album '+' has been certified Platinum in Australia. 

The BRIT Award-winning hitmaker has shifted over 70,000 copies of the record in the country and he took to social networking site Twitter earlier this afternoon (March 5) to share the fantastic news with his 1.6 million followers, writing:

"Happy to announce my album '+' has gone Platinum in Australia! big up the Aussies."

He also added that his single 'The A Team' has reached even more impressive heights and has gone quadruple Platinum: "oh, and also The A Team is now quadruple platinum in Australia. good news today from the aussies. yay dot com."




Watch his latest music video for 'Drunk' below: