Ed Sheeran & Beyonce’s “Perfect” Earns #1 On Billboard Hot 100

“Perfect” predictably dethrones “rockstar” on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

Ed Sheeran and Beyonce - Perfect | Atlantic

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” was already one of the hottest songs in America.

The release of a new version with Beyonce made it the hottest.

“Perfect” – now credited as an “Ed Sheeran duet with Beyonce” – rises two places to #1 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.

With both versions posting big numbers, “Perfect” enjoyed a mammoth sales week — and claims #1 on the Billboard Digital Song Sales subchart.

It additionally fared quite well in the streaming and radio categories that also contribute to the Hot 100 formula.

Post Malone’s “rockstar (featuring 21 Savage),” which spent the past 8 weeks at #1, falls to #2 this week.

Camila Cabello’s “Havana (Young Thug)” concurrently dips one place to #3.

What else appears near the top of the chart? The full Top 10 follows:
10) Maroon 5 – What Lovers Do ft. SZA
9) Cardi B – Bodak Yellow
8) Halsey – Bad At Love
7) G-Eazy – No Limit ft. A$AP Rocky & Cardi B
6) Sam Smith – Too Good At Goodbyes
5) Imagine Dragons – Thunder
4) Lil Pump – Gucci Gang
3) Camila Cabello – Havana ft. Young Thug
2) Post Malone – rockstar ft. 21 Savage
1) Ed Sheeran & Beyonce – Perfect

Written by Brian Cantor

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