Ed Sheeran knocks pal Harry Styles off the top of U.K. singles chart

21st Apr 17 | Entertainment News

Ed Sheeran has returned to the top of the U.K. singles chart, ending Harry Styles's one week reign at number one.

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The 26-year-old Brit's track Shape of You spent 13 weeks at the summit before Harry's debut solo single Sign of the Times crashed in at number one last week (14Apr17).

Ed avenged last week's defeat by taking Shape of You back to number one on Friday (21Apr17), and he moves within two weeks of tying Bryan Adams' (Everything I Do) I Do It For You for the record for the longest run at number one in Britain.

Clean Bandit and Zara Larsson land at two on the new countdown with Symphony, while Ed's Galway Girl is at three.

Sign of the Times drops to number four, while Canadian hip-hop superstar Drake rounds out the top five with Passionfruit.

Sheeran is also number one on the U.K. album chart as (divide) logs its seventh week at number one.

Kendrick Lamar's new record DAMN enters at two, while Rag'N'Bone Man's Human round out the top three.

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