Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist of 2021 - and also wins accolade for most-played single

6/20/2022 5:55:00 AM

Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist of 2021 - and also wins accolade for most-played single

Ed Sheeran crowned UK's most-played artist of 2021 - and also wins accolade for most-played single

It is the second time Sheeran has claimed both accolades in a single year, and the fourth time in five years he has been named the UK's most played artist.

Why you can trust Sky NewsEd Sheeran was the most-played artist of 2021 in the UK, and also claimed the year's most played single with Bad Habits.It is the second time he has claimed both accolades, previously achieving the double in 2017 with the release of his album Divide and hit single Shape Of You.

Adele is the only other artist to have topped both charts in the same year, with Rolling In The Deep and the popularity of her album 21 in 2011.It is the fourth time in five years that the 31-year-old pop superstar has been the UK's most-played artist, having been temporarily dethroned in 2020 by Dua Lipa.

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It is the second time he has claimed both accolades, previously achieving the double in 2017 with the release of his album Divide and hit single Shape Of You. Adele is the only other artist to have topped both charts in the same year, with Rolling In The Deep and the popularity of her album 21 in 2011. However, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said that following a “full assessment and feasibility study” it had concluded the “security and operational guarantees” required to host the event cannot be fulfilled by Ukraine’s public broadcaster UA:PBC. It is the fourth time in five years that the 31-year-old pop superstar has been the UK's most-played artist, having been temporarily dethroned in 2020 by Dua Lipa. For instance, don't put your iPhone in confined places, like under bed covers or in your pocket. The annual charts are compiled by music licensing company Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) from music usage and airplay data from radio stations and television channels as well as public performance locations. Which city could host the 2023 contest? The OVO Hydro arena in Glasgow is rumoured to be the favourite spot to host the contest for the UK, and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has thrown the country’s hat into the ring, saying her Government is “happy to discuss with the BBC”. Advertisement The most played tracks of 2021 1.

Bad Habits – Ed Sheeran 2. London’s O2 Arena is another strong contender as the largest indoor arena in the capital. Not giving your iPhone a chance to cool down If your iPhone gets too hot, you'll know about it. By Your Side – Calvin Harris featuring Tom Grennan 3. Little Bit Of Love – Tom Grennan 4. The OVO Wembley Arena could also be in contention as the second-largest in London, with a capacity of 12,500. Blinding Lights – The Weeknd 5. It will read: "Temperature. Higher Power – Coldplay 6. Venues within major UK cities such as Liverpool, Manchester or Newcastle could also be considered in line with the Government’s “levelling up” plan.

All You Ever Wanted – Rag’n’Bone Man 7. Heartbreak Anthem – Galantis, David Guetta and Little Mix 8.” How much would hosting it cost? Hosting Eurovision can be expensive. Read More on The Sun. Starstruck – Years & Years 9. Midnight Sky – Miley Cyrus 10. It is not clear whether the BBC would have to pay for the contest from its current licence fee allocation or would be given further money. Bed – Joel Corry, Raye and David Guetta Tom Grennan crowned a breakout year by claiming both the second and third most-played tracks of 2021, with By Your Side with Calvin Harris and Little Bit Of Love respectively.

The Weeknd's Blinding Lights was the fourth most-played track, demonstrating staying power having originally been released in November 2019. It is part of the so-called big five alongside France, Germany, Italy and Spain, who each get a free pass through to the grand final because of their financial contributions. More on Ed Sheeran .