Thinking Out Loud

Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, November 8, 2014 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. Sheeran wrote this love song about his girlfriend at the time, Athina Andrelos, who worked for English celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. The pair split up in early 2015 after dating for about a year. The romantic ballad was the last song that Sheeran wrote for x. He penned it in his kitchen. This topped the UK singles charts in its 19th week, after an exhilarating performance of the tune by Sheeran on the X Factor live show. In doing so the song broke the record for the slowest continual climb to #1. The song broke the UK record for the most streams in a chart week when it was streamed 1.72 million streams in the week ending November 22, 2014. The song made history by becoming the first to spend a full year inside the UK Top 40. This topped Spotify's 2017 list of the most popular wedding songs in America based on the streaming platform's user-made wedding playlists.

Thinking Out Loud FAQs

Who sang Thinking Out Loud?

Thinking Out Loud was performed by Ed Sheeran

What year did Thinking Out Loud get to the UK number 1 spot?

Thinking Out Loud first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, November 8, 2014

How long was Thinking Out Loud at number 1 in the UK?

Thinking Out Loud spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.