Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” Repeats As Pop Radio’s #1 Song

The ballad spends a second week atop the pop radio airplay chart.

Ed Sheeran on GMA | Paula Lobo/ABC

Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect” tops a second consecutive edition of the Mediabase pop radio airplay chart.

The smash hit ballad received 18,884 pop radio spins during the January 14-20 tracking period. The count tops last week’s mark by 218 plays.

Up one place, Halsey’s “Bad At Love” earns #2 on this week’s chart. The “hopeless fountain kingdom” single received 17,668 tracking week spins (-115).

Credited with 17,555 plays (+1,434), Dua Lipa’s “New Rules” rises one spot to #3.

Camila Cabello’s “Havana (featuring Young Thug)” falls two places to #4 with 16,858 spins (-1,486), while a spin count of 13,526 (+28) keeps Post Malone’s “rockstar (featuring 21 Savage)” at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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