Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Makes History As The First Single To Stay on The UK Singles Top 40 For a Year

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Ed Sheeran has made history by becoming the first artist to have the same song last an entire year on the UK singles Top 40 Charts. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) confirmed that the British singer’s heartfelt love song, “Thinking Out Loud,” has lasted a full 52 weeks on the charts countdown since it’s debut in June 2014. The track is currently sitting at Number 28.

Congrats, Ed!

Now let’s have a look at who shared the charts with the track on its number 26 debut on the week of June 29th, 2014:

  1. “Gecko (Overdrive)” – Oliver Heldens & Becky Hill
  2. “Ghost” – Ella Henderson
  3. “Sing” – Ed Sheeran
  4. “One More Day (Stay With Me)” – Example
  5. “Budapest” – George Ezra
  6. “Stay With Me” – Sam Smith
  7. “Waves” – Mr. Probz
  8. “Wiggle” – Jason Derulo (ft. Snoop Dogg)
  9. “All Of Me” – John Legend
  10. “Good Kisser” – Usher
  11. “Wasted” – Tiesto (ft. Matthew Koma)
  12. “Don’t Stop” – 5 Seconds of Summer
  13. “Here For You” – Gorgon City (ft. Laura Welsh)
  14. “A Sky Full Of Stars” – Coldplay
  15. “Dangerous Love” – Fuse ODG (ft. Sean Paul)
  16. “Summer” – Calvin Harris
  17. “Happy” – Pharrell Williams
  18. “I Will Never Let You Down” – Rita Ora
  19. “Don’t” – Ed Sheeran
  20. “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” – Paloma Faith
  21. “Let It Go” – Idina Menzel
  22. “I Wanna Feel” – Secondcity
  23. “Jubel” – Klingande
  24. “Salute” – Little Mix
  25. “Fancy” – Iggy Azalea (ft. Charli XCX)
  26. “Thinking Out Loud” – Ed Sheeran
  27. “Hideaway” – Kiesza
  28. “Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson
  29. “Loyal” – Chris Brown / Lil Wayne / Tyga
  30. “Tremor” – Dimitri Vegas / Martin Garrix
  31. “Nobody To Love” – Sigma
  32. “Rather Be” – Clean Bandit (ft. Jess Glynne)
  33. “Neon Lights” – Demi Lovato
  34. “Mmm Yeah” – Austin Mahone (ft. Pitbull)
  35. “One” – Ed Sheeran
  36. “Eez-Eh” – Kasabian
  37. “She Looks So Perfect” – 5 Seconds of Summer
  38. “Clarity” – Zedd / Foxes
  39. “I Got U” – Duke Dumont (ft. Jax Jones)
  40. “My Love” – Route 94 (ft. Jess Glynne)
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