Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Earns 5th Week At #1 On Pop Radio Chart

Photo: Ed Sheeran at the iHeart Awards [Brian Friedman/iHeartRadio]

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” extends its reign as US pop radio’s #1 song.

Played 18,959 times during the March 12-18 tracking week, the smash earns a fifth consecutive week as pop radio’s #1 song.

This week’s spin count trails last week’s mark by 644 plays but keeps “Shape Of You” ahead of the competition.

ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” which again takes #2, received 18,588 tracking period plays (+787).

Rihanna’s “Love On The Brain” holds at #3 with 15,214 (-91), and The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming (featuring Daft Punk)” keeps #4 with 14,853 plays (+100).

Also unmoved, The Chainsmokers’ “Paris” keeps #5 with 12,858 tracking period plays (+498).

Written by Brian Cantor

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