Saturday, 11 July, 2020

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’ is the UK’s Official Christmas Number 1!

Ed Sheeran has managed to claim Christmas this year with his ‘Perfect’ single.

Ed Sheeran has managed to bag his first Christmas number one single.

‘Perfect’ has been crowned the UK’s Official Christmas Number 1, by the Official Charts.

‘Perfect’ has won Christmas with an astonishing 85,000 combined sales (acquired this week), split across 45,000 downloads and 6 million streams.

Ed told OfficialCharts: “Thank you very much for making Perfect Christmas Number 1. This is an actual dream come true and I’m very proud and happy.

“Thank you so much and have a very Merry Christmas, happy holidays and a Happy New Year.”

Ed has released new versions of ‘Perfect’ that Beyoncé and Andrea Bocelli feature in.

Christmas chart – The Top 5

  1. Ed Sheeran – Perfect
  2. Eminem ft Ed Sheeran – River
  3. Wham – Last Christmas
  4. Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas Is You
  5. Rita Ora – Anywhere

Ed Sheeran’s third studio album, ‘÷’, topped the charts in 100 countries and Ed made history with the fastest-selling album by a male artist in the UK chart ever.

Ed is responsible for many of the biggest tracks of the year with ‘Galway Girl’, ‘Castle On The Hill’ and ‘Shape Of You’ featuring Stormzy, which is the UK’s biggest-selling single of the year, and his latest single, ‘Perfect.’

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