Ed Sheeran Songs: Artist Becomes First To Debut Music At Nos. 1 & 2 On Billboard + Twitter Chart

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Never before has anyone done what Ed Sheeran did this week. On Friday, the 25-year-old British crooner dropped two new singles. Less than a week later, those songs debuted on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart. At the same time. It’s a first for the chart, which saw Sheeran’s “Shape of You” in the top spot, closely followed by his “Castle on the Hill.” According to Billboard.com, the list was first compiled in June of 2014 and ranks songs weekly based on the number times they’ve been shared on Twitter in the United States. Ed Sheeran is first artist to debut at Nos. 1 & 2 on Billboard + @Twitter #TopTracks chart https://t.co/I8u7w3fTyR pic.twitter.com/EHpG3AMx37 — billboard (@billboard) January 12, 2017 It should be noted that even though Sheeran is the first to debut songs in the top spots, he’s not the first to hold those two spots simultaneously. Previously, Shawn Mendes held the top spots with “Ruin,” which was joined by his new song, “Bad Reputation,” in the second spot. Sheeran’s success with “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill” come after Sheeran’s year-long break from the music industry. After going silent on his social media accounts at the end of 2015, Sheeran returned to...

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