Ed Sheeran Sets New Adult Contemporary Chart Record

Ed Sheeran has made Billboard chart history, becoming the first artist with two songs that have led the Adult Contemporary radio airplay chart for at least 20 weeks each, with his songs “Perfect” and “Shape of You,” which topped the chart for 24 weeks. “Shape” claims the second-longest command in the Adult Contemporary chart’s 57-year history, while “Perfect” becomes one of just eight hits to have led for at least 20 weeks. He almost had three songs accomplish the rare feat, as his single “Thinking Out Loud,” totaled 19 weeks on top in 2015. Most Weeks at No. 1 on Adult Contemporary Chart: 28 — “Drift Away,” Uncle Kracker feat. Dobie Gray, June 7, 2003 24 — “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran, May 6, 2017 22 — “Hey, Soul Sister,” Train, July 3, 2010 21 — “Hello,” Adele, Nov. 28, 2015 21 — “Breakaway,” Kelly Clarkson, March 12, 2005 21 — “A New Day Has Come,” Celine Dion, March 30, 2002 20 — “Perfect,” Ed Sheeran, Feb. 24, 2018 20 — “Just the Way You Are,” Bruno Mars, Feb. 5, 2011 Copyright(c) 2018 RTTNews.com. All Rights ReservedLess «

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