As we reported here last week, Ed Sheeran was in shape to make history with ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill’ – the highly anticipated leading releases from his forthcoming album, ‘Divide.’
Now that the Billboard Hot 100 has refreshed, news has officially come in indicating the singer/songwriter has indeed penciled his name into history books for a jaw-dropping feat.
‘[Ed Sheeran] becomes the first artist ever to debut in the top 10 with two songs simultaneously, as “Castle on the Hill” follows with an entrance at No. 6. [‘Shape’] rockets in powered most heavily by sales…240,000 first-week downloads sold in the week ending Jan. 12, according to Nielsen Music.
Sheeran simultaneously starts at No. 6 on the Hot 100 with “Castle on the Hill,” which opens at No. 2 on Digital Song Sales (171,000 sold)…
See who shares the top 25 with Sheeran by checking below: