Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Reaches #1 At Pop Radio

Ed Sheeran [Greg Williams | Atlantic Press Photo]

In just its seventh week on the listing, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” ascends to #1 on Mediabase’s pop radio airplay chart.

The song, which was #2 last week, seizes the throne from Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things.” The Kelly-Cabello single falls to #2 after two weeks on top.

“Shape Of You” received ~18,320 spins during the February 12-18 tracking period, besting the previous week’s count by 2,204 spins.

“Bad Things” received ~16,722 tracking period spins (-938).

“Shape Of You” follows “Thinking Out Loud” in becoming Ed Sheeran’s second pop radio #1.

Up one place, ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” reaches #3 on the chart. It garnered ~16,151 weekly spins (+1,752).

Alessia Cara’s “Scars To your Beautiful” falls one place to #4 with ~13,122 spins (-1,568), while Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” rises two spots to #5 with ~12,495 (+888).

Written by Brian Cantor

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