Ed Sheeran Just Broke Multiple Records On Spotify


Things are going pretty darn well for Ed Sheeran who just broke multiple records on Spotify after the release of his two highly anticipated new tracks “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill.”

According to Hypebot, Ed Sheeran’s record breaking week included:

  • Best First Week for a Track
  • Best Week for a Track
  • Best First Week in the UK
  • Best First Day Streams (both tracks broke the record; “Shape of You” = 6,868,642 streams, “Castle On The Hill” = 6,168,395 streams)
  • One Day Global Record for a Track

On top of that…

  • “Shape of You” is currently #1 in 39 markets while the two tracks are currently #1 and #2 in 27 markets
  • “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” had a combined first week total of 88+ million streams



(h/t Hypebot; photos via Ed Sheeran/Instagram)