Official Charts Analysis: Ed Sheeran still No.1

Given an unnecessary boost by his Brit awards appearance on Wednesday (February 22), when he performed it in a medley with Castle On The Hill, Shape Of You was already a shoe-in to top the chart for the seventh straight week for Ed Sheeran, which it does with some ease on sales of 82,770 copies, including 49,100 from streams. 

The simultaneously released Castle On The Hill, which served as runner-up to Shape Of You for five weeks, continues its slow ...

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