Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Reaches Quadruple Platinum In US

2017’s biggest hit to date is already quadruple platinum in the US.

Ed Sheeran [Greg Williams | Atlantic Press Photo]

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You,” which entered the market in January 2017, is already quadruple platinum in the United States.

“Shape” earned the RIAA 4x platinum honor on May 9, 2017.

The award confirms 4 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Shape Of You” spent twelve weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 — and still holds a Top 5 position.

Written by Brian Cantor

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