Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Remains #1 At Pop Radio; The Weeknd Enters Top 5

Ed Sheeran [CBS]

Last week, Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” reached #1 on the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

This week, it keeps the throne.

Played ~19,048 times during the February 19-25 tracking week, “Shape Of You” enjoys a second week at #1.

This week’s spin count bests that of the previous tracking period by 721 spins. It bests that of the #2 song by almost 2,000 plays.

Up one place, ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” now ranks as that #2 song. The “Fifty Shades Darker” soundtrack garnered ~17,110 plays during the official tracking period (+957).

Machine Gun Kelly x Camila Cabello’s “Bad Things” falls one spot to #3 with ~14,690 (-2,032), while Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” rises one place to #4 on the strength of its ~13,890 spins (+1,395).

Credited with ~12,965 tracking week plays (+798), The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming (featuring Daft Punk)” climbs one spot to a new peak of #5.

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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