Ed Sheeran’s “Shape Of You” Reaches 8x Platinum In Australia; “Castle” 5x, “Galway Girl” 3x

Ed Sheeran picked up new ARIA certifications for “Shape Of You,” “Castle On The Hill,” “Galway Girl,” and “Happier.”

Jennie Pegouskie & Ed Sheeran in Shape Of You | Atlantic Records

Ed Sheeran’s global smash “Shape Of You” just reached a new multi-platinum tier in Australia.

According to ARIA, “Shape Of You” has been certified 8x platinum in the Land Down Under.

The certification confirms 560,000 in Australian units.

“Shape Of You” was one of four Sheeran songs to pick up a new certification this week.

The artist also scored a 5x platinum (350,000 units) award for “Castle On The Hill,” a 3x platinum honor for “Galway Girl” (210,000 units), and a platinum accreditation (70,000 units) for “Happier.”

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