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Ed Sheeran’s New Singles “Shape Of You” & “Castle On The Hill” Reach #1 & #2 On US iTunes Sales Chart

Ed Sheeran [Greg Williams | Atlantic Press Photo]

Ed Sheeran released two new singles late Thursday night. The new songs quickly — and predictably — soared to the top of the US iTunes sales chart.

As of 1:40AM ET, Sheeran’s new “Shape Of You” is #1 on the listing. “Castle On The Hill” is #2.

Per an Atlantic press release, “Shape Of You” was co-written by Sheeran, Johnny McDaid and Steve Mac. Steve Mac produced the song, while Sheeran is credited as a co-producer.

Sheeran and Benny Blanco wrote and produced “Castle On The Hill.”

“Hello 2017! I’ve been working hard on the new material and I hope you can be as excited about it as I am,” said Sheeran regarding the new music. “I really wanted to show two different sides to my music that I’m equally as passionate about and I just knew I wanted to roll with two songs at the same time. I’m absolutely buzzing to be back.”

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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