Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Enjoys 4th Week As UK’s #1 Song

“Perfect” remains the hottest song in the United Kingdom.

Ed Sheeran & Zoey Deutch in Perfect | Atlantic/WMG

Ed Sheeran’s global smash “Perfect” again ranks as the top song in his United Kingdom home.

To the surprise of no one, the ballad enjoys a fourth week atop the Official UK Singles Chart.

Up one place, Wham’s “Last Christmas” earns #2 on this week’s listing. Eminem’s “River (featuring Ed Sheeran)” falls to #3, while Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” holds at #4.

A two-place rise brings Pogues’ “Fairytale Of New York (featuring Kirsty MacColl)” up to #5.

Other notables in this week’s Top 20:
— Band Aid’s “Do They Know It’s Christmas” rises five places to #7.
— Brenda Lee’s “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” ascends five places to #9.
— Shakin’ Stevens’ “Merry Christmas Everyone” ascends five spots to #10.
— Elton John’s “Step Into Christmas” jumps seven spots to #11.
— Michael Buble’s “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” rises nine places to #13.
— Wizzard’s “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday” ascends eight positions to #15.
— Slade’s “Merry Xmas Everybody” jumps thirteen spots to #16.
— Andy Williams’ “It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” rises twenty places to #17.
— Leona Lewis’ “One More Sleep” jumps seventeen places to #19.

Written by Brian Cantor

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