Ed Sheeran spends full year in UK Top 40
22 Jun 2015
Ed Sheeran’s Thinking Out Loud has become the first single to spend an entire year in the UK Top 40.
The Official Charts reported today (Monday 22 June) that Ed Sheeran’s single Thinking Out Loud has become the first to ever spend 52 consecutive weeks in the Official Singles Chart Top 40.
The single is now number 28 on the charts and also claims the title as the longest single to climb to pole position. It first entered at number 26 but climbed to the top of the charts in 29 weeks.
Thinking Out Loud is lifted from Ed Sheeran’s second album X. The album has spent a year in the Official Albums Chart Top 10 and includes Bloodstream, Sing and Don’t.
Ed Sheeran will continue his record-breaking next month when he becomes the first solo singer to headline London’s Wembley Stadium for three nights.
The star will perform from 10 to 12 July in London. He will continue his stadium shows in Dublin where he will play for two nights at Croke Park Stadium. Tickets are now on sale here.