Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Extends Reign As US Pop Radio’s #1 Song

Ed Sheeran Classroom [NBC]

The reign continues for Ed Sheeran’s “Shape You,” which spends another week atop the Mediabase pop airplay chart.

Played ~19,600 times during the March 5-11 tracking week, Sheeran’s worldwide smash enjoys a fourth week at #1.

This week’s count bests last week’s mark by 90 plays; it tops that of the #2 song by nearly 2,000.

ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” again that #2 song, garnered ~17,801 spins this week (+397).

Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” holds at #3 with ~15,304 (+422), while The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming (featuring Daft Punk)” retains the #4 spot courtesy its ~14,753 plays (+643).

Credited with ~12,360 tracking period spins (+464), The Chainsmokers’ “Paris” rises one spot to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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