Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Receives Platinum Certification In UK

Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Cover [Atlantic]

Ed Sheeran is in love with the “Shape of You,” and the UK is in love with his single.

Released less than a month ago, the international smash hit officially went platinum in the UK this week.

The BPI confirmed the news in its Friday certification update; the award signifies 600,000 in UK units.

“Shape Of You” has spent the entirety of its run at #1 on the official UK singles chart.

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