Sam Feldt Remixes Ed Sheeran’s ‘South Of The Border’

Sam Feldt delivers one of his biggest remixes yet this week as he tackles Ed Sheeran’s infectious ‘South Of The Border’. Featuring Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello, the track makes for a perfect match for Feldt’s breezy style. “I’ve been a huge fan of Ed Sheeran’s voice and work since the beginning, so to get asked to do an official…

SPOTIFY’S TOP 5 GLOBAL ARTISTS IS AMERICAN, AS J BALVIN CLIMBS TO NO.1

The Colombian artist has officially become the biggest act Spotify in terms of total monthly listeners, having just overtaken long-time No.1, Drake. As of today (June 26), Balvin has 48,199,671 monthly listeners on the platform. (This number is monitored each day on a rolling monthly basis.) Drake, meanwhile, has 47,764,878 monthly Spotify listeners. This is…

Music’s ‘million sellers club’ updated to include streaming

The “million sellers club”, the elite ranks of musicians who have sold more than a million copies of their singles, has been given a modernising shake-up by incorporating streaming for the first time. The Official Charts Company (OCC) has brought together streaming and traditional sales in Britain for the first time to reveal which records…

ED SHEERAN’S SHAPE OF YOU IS NOW SPOTIFY’S MOST-STREAMED SONG OF ALL TIME

Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You is now officially the most-streamed track of all time on Spotify, having overtaken Drake’s One Dance. Shape Of You, released via Atlantic Records, has 1.318bn plays on Spotify as of today (Sept 22) according to the streaming company. One Dance currently stands at 1.317bn plays, ahead of another billion streamer…

Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” Is Now The Most-Streamed Song In The UK

Ed Sheeran‘s smash hit ‘Shape of You’ is now the highest-streamed song of all-time in the United Kingdom, dethroning Drake‘s megahit ‘One Dance’ featuring Wizkid and Kyla. A newly released report by the Official Charts Company, which gathers data and publishes weekly song charts in the U.K., claims that ‘Shape of You’ has been streamed over 184 million times in the U.K. alone. The…

Ed Sheeran announced as final headliner at this year’s Glastonbury

Glastonbury, has added its final headliner with English singer-songwriter favorite, Ed Sheeran, who, according to Forbes has just recently become the first musician in history to have nine of the top ten spots on the U.K. singles chart. From Wednesday to Sunday, headliners such as Radiohead, the Foo Fighters, Run the Jewels, The xx, Lorde, and Imagine…

Ed Sheeran Will Guest Star On Game Of Thrones Season 7

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know that any kind of foreshadowed information regarding the highly anticipated 7th season is precious. Well, spoiler alert! Show runners David Benioff and Dan Weiss dropped the news that Ed Sheeran is set to guest star in the upcoming season. They let the reveal slip at a panel dedicated to…

MARTIN GARRIX ANNOUNCES ED SHEERAN COLLAB WON’T BE RELEASED

In a recent interview on the Dutch Radio show with Coen & Sander, Martin Garrix revealed a lot of information. He spoke briefly about the new developments in his love life, who he wants to collaborate with, making music with Justin Bieber, and what happened to that Ed Sheeran collab we’ve been waiting for. We first heard a…

ED SHEERAN OBLITERATES SPOTIFY RECORDS WITH 68.7M STREAMS IN A DAY

Hopes are high for the commercial performance of Ed Sheeran’s third album, ÷ (Divide) – and it didn’t disappoint on its first day. Spotify has confirmed that the record’s tracks drew 56.73m streams worldwide yesterday (March 3) – a new record for first-day plays of an LP on the platform. Sheeran didn’t just beat the…

Velix Remixes Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape Of You’

Velix – ‘Shape of You‘ – DJ and producer Velix has released his latest track in the form of a remix for Ed Sheeran‘s track ‘Shape of You.’ As an artist of Primer Records and one who has released a variety of tracks, mixes and remixes, Velix definitely continues to impress with this latest production….

ED SHEERAN WAS TURNED AWAY FROM HIS OWN LABEL’S GRAMMY PARTY

This year’s Grammy Awards were truly a spectacle, and as befitting any event of its magnitude, the afterparties are going to be a serious get-down. Warner Music’s Block Party at Milk Studios was one such after hours event, but even if you’re Ed Sheeran, you would’ve had trouble getting in. Sheeran just told Ryan Seacrest…

APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES IN CHINA FOR EQUIVALENT OF $1.50 A MONTH

APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES IN CHINA FOR EQUIVALENT OF $1.50 A MONTH SEPTEMBER 30, 2015           BY TIM INGHAM When Apple Music launched in 100 countries on June 30, there was one very notable name missing from its list: China. The Cupertino firm has now confirmed that Apple Music – alongside iTunes Movies…

US ALBUM SALES FALL 4% IN FIRST HALF OF 2015 AS CD RULES MARKET

US ALBUM SALES FALL 4% IN FIRST HALF OF 2015 AS CD RULES MARKET JULY 2, 2015 BY TIM INGHAM Overall album sales in the US – real album sales, not counting ‘track/streaming equivalents’ – were down a not-catastrophic 4% year-on-year in the first six months of 2015… as streaming continued to soar. According to new…