Charts analysis: Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber hold off Lil Nas X to stay No.1

Consumption is down 20.60% week-on-week to 98,270 units (including 84,576 from sales-equivalent streams) but the combination of Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber is enough for their collaboration, I Don’t Care, to spend a second week at No.1. 

Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road is runner-up for the fifth time in all, and fourth time in a row, on consumption of 85,244 units. Ending a run of three straight weeks in which its consumption has declined, that’s the sixth week in ...

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