Ed Sheeran Thanks Fans After Debut Album '+' Goes Quadruple Platinum In UK

30 May 2012, 15:57 | Updated: 30 May 2012, 16:08

The 'Lego House' star's record continues to sell strongly taking him well over the one million mark.

Ed Sheeran has taken to Twitter to thank his fans after he heard that his debut studio album '+' has been certified with quadruple platinum status.

The 'You Need Me, I Don't Need You' star only release his record back in September 2011 and it has now sold over a total of 1,200,000 copies.

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

The album has produced such hits as 'The A Team' and 'Lego House' and was nominated for Album Of The Year at this year's BRIT Awards 2012 – narrowly missing out to Adele's triumphant '21'.

The 21-year-old star has already begin work on the follow up record and has teased the collaborations with Snow Patrol and Taylor Swift.

Meanwhile, Ed will take to the stage for a live performance on the final of The Voice UK this week joining American stars Maroon 5.