Here are the best music artists to beat the January blues

Here are the best music artists to beat the January blues - including Halifax born Ed Sheeran

As the post-Christmas blues, cold dark nights and a longer wait until payday cast over the UK, it’s no wonder that January has long been known as the saddest month of the year.

In order to battle these January blues, Mecca bingo, as part of their Meccarena campaign, has conducted a study revealing which artists the UK should be listening to in order to beat the blues. The study was conducted by asking 2000 UK music fans to rate the top-selling artists between 2013-2017 on how happy their music made them feel.

The iconic Liverpudlian band formed in 1960 with members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.The Beatles have sold over 600 million records worldwide to date.

1. The Beatles

The iconic Liverpudlian band formed in 1960 with members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.The Beatles have sold over 600 million records worldwide to date.