Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Spends 4th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

Ed Sheeran at iHeartRadio Music Awards [Andrew Swarz/iHeart]

Ed Sheeran’s smash “Shape Of You” continues to rule the hot adult contemporary radio airwaves.

Played ~7,464 times during the March 12-18 tracking week, “Shape Of You” earns a fourth straight week at #1.

This week’s spin count tops last week’s mark by 77 plays. It tops that of the #2 song, meanwhile, by over 1500.

Up one place, ZAYN & Taylor Swift’s “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” ranks as that #2 song. It received ~5,957 tracking week spins (+56).

Alessia Cara’s “Scars To Your Beautiful” falls one spot to #3 with ~5,552 (-550), while Niall Horan’s “This Town” climbs one place to #4 on the strength of its ~5,103 spins (-39).

Adele’s “Water Under The Bridge,” which received ~4,969 tracking week spins (-201), drops one spot to #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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