Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Enjoys 9th Week As Hot AC Radio’s #1 Song

“Shape Of You” remains a dominant #1 at hot adult contemporary radio.

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

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” continues to rule the Mediabase hot adult contemporary airplay chart.

Credited with ~7,469 spins during the April 16-22 tracking week (-64), “Shape Of You” enjoys a ninth consecutive week at #1.

“Shape Of You” maintains a margin of dominance — the #2 song trails by over 1800 spins.

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” again that #2 song, garnered ~5,636 tracking period plays (+115).

Bruno Mars’ “That’s What I Like” holds at #3 with ~5,566 plays (+461), while James Arthur’s “Say You Won’t Let Go” retains the #4 spot on the strength of its ~5,451 spins (+405).

Lady Gaga’s “Million Reasons,” which received ~4,793 plays (-175), stays at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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