Ed Sheeran Tops 8th Straight UK Singles Chart; Chainsmokers & Coldplay Up To #2

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Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” adds another week to its reign as the UK’s #1 single.

The “Divdie” track tops an eighth straight Official UK Singles chart.

Up twenty-eight places, The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This” earns #2 on this week’s chart. Sheeran’s “Castle On The Hill” rises one spot to #3, while Rag’n’Bone Man’s “Human” drops one place to #4.

Katy Perry’s “Chained To The Rhythm (featuring Skip Marley)” holds at #5.

Other notables inside the Top 40:
— Stormzy’s “Big For Your Boots” jumps eleven spots to #6.
— Calvin Harris’ “Slide (featuring Frank Ocean & Migos),” the week’s top debut, starts at #10.
— Anne-Marie’s “Ciao Adios” climbs two spots to #19.
— Stormzy’s “Cold” debuts at #21.
— Stormzy’s “Bad Boys (featuring Ghetts & J Hus)” starts at #22.
— Maroon 5’s “Cold (featuring Future)” jumps eight spots to #24.
— Stormzy’s “First Thing First” enters at #25.
— Stormzy’s “Mr. Skeng” opens at #29.
— Stormzy’s “Cigarettes & Cush (featuring Kehlani)” arrives at #30.
— Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay” debuts at #33.
— Stormzy’s “Shut Up” re-enters at #37.

Written by Brian Cantor

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