Shape of You

Shape of You by Ed Sheeran was a UK number 1 hit on Thursday, January 19, 2017 spending 14 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The dancehall-infused pop song was written by Ed Sheeran, Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid. Due to its interpolation of "No Scrubs" by TLC, Kandi Burruss, Tameka "Tiny" Cottle, and Kevin "She'kspere" Briggs are also credited as writers. The song was produced by Sheeran and Mac. "Shape of You" peaked at number-one on the singles charts of 34 countries, including the US Billboard Hot 100 (later becoming the best performing song of 2017), as well as the UK, Australian and Canadian singles charts. The song became the first song to hit 2 billion streams and the most streamed song on Spotify. It was also the most-streamed song of the decade on Spotify with 2.4 billion streams by December 2019. It was the best-selling song of 2017 and the decade in the UK. "Shape of You" was the best selling-song of 2017 and the best selling digital song worldwide, with combined sales and track-equivalent streams of 26.6 million units according to IFPI. In 2018, it sold an additionally 14.9 million copies and made a second appearance in the Billboard year-end chart, at No. 71. In 2019, it was named the number-one song on the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart of the 2010s decade. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. In 2018, Billboard ranked "Shape of You" as the ninth most successful song of all-time, as the magazine celebrated the Hot 100's 60th anniversary.

Shape of You FAQs

Who sang Shape of You?

Shape of You was performed by Ed Sheeran

What year did Shape of You get to the UK number 1 spot?

Shape of You first became a UK number 1 on Thursday, January 19, 2017

How long was Shape of You at number 1 in the UK?

Shape of You spent 14 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.