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Ed Sheeran, Mumford, Ellie Goulding talk on US success

8 February 2013 Last updated at 08:56 GMT

Adele, One Direction and Mumford & Sons helped British music secure its largest share of the US albums market for a decade in 2012.

Almost 14% of albums sold in America last year were by UK acts, according to the UK recorded music industry.

Ed Sheeran, Mumford & Sons and Ellie Goulding are among the biggest UK success stories from the last 12 months.

Newsbeat has been speaking to them.

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