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Sheeran Glasto Spotify streams soar

Ed Sheeran has seen the biggest increase in Spotify streams of any act who appeared at Glastonbury over the weekend.

The singer saw a boost in streams after appearing on the festival's Pyramid stage on Sunday evening, with a 195 per cent increase in streams over 24 hours.

Music streaming site Spotify named Glastonbury headliner Metallica as the next biggest winner with a 165 per cent increase, followed by fellow headline act Arcade Fire who saw their streams rise by 148 per cent.

Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela had a 105 per cent rise in streams in the same period after being one of the first acts on the Pyramid stage on Friday, while Dolly Parton's streams went up by 95 per cent following her Sunday set.

Spotify have also put together a Glastonbury 2014 playlist which includes music from the festival's most popular acts.

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