Ed Sheeran Retains #1 & #2 On UK Singles Chart; Stormzy Scores Top Debut

Ed Sheeran [Greg Williams | Atlantic Press Photo]

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You”-“Castle On The Hill” tandem continues to rule the Official UK Singles Chart.

Marking their fifth straight weeks in the slots, the platinum-certified hits respectively remain #1 and #2 on the listing.

Jax Jones’ “You Don’t Know Me (featuring Raye)” and Little Mix’s “Touch” are also steady this week. The former stays at #3, and the latter holds at #4.

Up two places, Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human” grabs #5.

Other notables inside the Top 40:
— Stormzy’s “Big For Your Boots,” the top debut, starts at #8.
— ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” rises four spots to #9.
— Dua Lipa’s “Be The One” climbs one place to #10.
— Martin Garrix & Dua Lipa’s “Scared To Be Lonely” ascends nine spots to #14 (three Dua Lipa songs – “Be The One,” “Scared To Be Lonely” and Sean Paul’s #13 “No Lie ft. Dua Lipa” – are in the Top 15)
— Sage The Gemini’s “Now And Later” climbs four spots to #17.
— Tinie Tempah’s “Text From Your Ex (featuring Tinashe)” jumps ten positions to #24.
— Train’s “Play That Song” rockets twenty-two spots to #25.
— Snakehips & M0’s “Don’t Leave” rises ten places to #29.
— James Arthur’s “Safe Inside” elevates fifteen places to #34.

Written by Brian Cantor

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