Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Tops 9th Pop Radio Chart; Clean Bandit Joins Top 5

Ed Sheeran’s juggernaut extends its pop radio reign to nine weeks — just one shy of tying the Mediabase record. Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye” moves into the Top 5.

Ed Sheeran [Greg Williams | Atlantic Press Photo]

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” adds another week to its impressive run as pop radio’s #1 song.

The single, which received ~19,321 spins during the April 9-15 tracking week (-340), tops a ninth consecutive Mediabase pop chart.

Its closest competition again comes from Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like,” which received ~18,575 tracking period plays (+692).

The Chainsmokers’ “Paris” holds at #3 with ~15,157 spins (+167), while Clean Bandit’s “Rockabye (featuring Sean Paul & Anne-Marie)” jumps two spots to #4 on the strength of its ~12,805 spins (+721).

Down one place, The Weeknd’s “I Feel It Coming (featuring Daft Punk)” settles for #5 with ~12,662 (-2,211).

Written by Brian Cantor

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