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My Top 40 - 03/12/2017

March 12, 2017 | 40 songs

Ed Sheeran returns to #1, Chainsmokers and Lorde make big jumps.

Following the release of his third studio album, ÷, Ed Sheeran reclaims the top spot with "Shape of You". This is the song's second non-consecutive week at #1. Three more tracks from the album chart this week: "Castle on the Hill", which has so far peaked at #3 is stable at #5, while "Galway Girl" and "New Man" debut at #33 and #38 respectively.

In the process, Sheeran blocks The Chainsmokers from claiming their fourth #1 with "Something Just Like This", their collaboration with Coldplay from their upcoming studio album Memories...Do Not Open. If the song ends up reaching #1 it would also be Coldplay's second song to do so following last year's "Hymn for the Weekend".

Lorde follows up her impressive debut at #7 with an equally impressive jump into the top 3 with "Green Light", from her upcoming second studio album, Melodrama. Even more, her 2015 collaboration with Disclosure also earns Greatest Gainer honors this week by jumping from #40 to #14, which would seem to indicate that we might soon have two Lorde tracks inside the top 10.

After three weeks at the top of the chart, "Chained to the Rhythm", Katy Perry's latest single drop to #4. Interestingly, the last song to reach three weeks at the top has a much better movement this week, as The Weeknd's "I Feel It Coming" moves up four spots to #12 on it's 15th week charting.

Below top 5, former #1s "Love on the Brain" and "Be The One" rank at #6 and #7 on their 39th and 7th week respectively, while a four spot drop puts "It Ain't Me" at #8, with Kygo's collaboration with Selena Gomez so far reaching as high as #2.

The last two songs inside the top 10 reach or extend major milestones: "Rockabye" actually goes up on it's 17th week as it ranks #9, having never gone below #10, while the second 24K Magic single, "That's What I Like" moves three spots up to #10, becoming the album's first song to go that high. It follows the title track, which served as the album's lead single yet surprisingly peaked at #12. Album track "Versace on the Floor", which is rumored to be a future single, has already spent a few weeks in the bottom half of the chart as well.

Just below, Tove Lo jumps to #11 on "True Disaster"s third chart week, while Calvin Harris takes Frank Ocean and Migos to #16 with "Slide". Look for both tracks to continue moving up along with "Magnets",


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1 1 Up this week
Ed Sheeran - "Shape of You" single cover artwork
3 4 Up this week
Lorde - Melodrama album cover artwork
5 Same position as last week
Ed Sheeran - "Castle on the Hill" single cover artwork
6 3 Down this week
Rihanna - "Love On The Brain" single cover artwork
7 1 Down this week
 - "Be The One" single cover artwork
8 4 Down this week
Selena Gomez - "It Ain't Me" single cover artwork
9 1 Up this week
Clean Bandit featuring Anne-Marie - "Rockabye" single cover artwork
11 9 Up this week
Tove Lo - "True Disaster" single cover artwork
13 1 Down this week
Sean Paul featuring Dua Lipa - "No Lie" single cover artwork
14 26 Up this week
 featuring  - "Magnets" single cover artwork
15 7 Down this week
Lady Gaga - "John Wayne" single cover artwork
17 1 Up this week
Anne-Marie - "Ciao Adios" single cover artwork
18 4 Down this week
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman album cover artwork
19 8 Down this week
Maroon 5 featuring Future - "Cold" single cover artwork
22 6 Up this week
Alessia Cara - "Stay" single cover artwork
24 7 Up this week
Linkin Park featuring Kiiara - "Heavy" single cover artwork
26 7 Down this week
Lady Gaga - "Million Reasons" single cover artwork
27 Same position as last week
Shakira featuring Maluma - "Chantaje" single cover artwork
29 5 Up this week
The Weeknd - "Party Monster" single cover artwork
30 6 Down this week
Lana Del Rey - "Love" single cover artwork
32 3 Up this week
Alan Walker - "Alone" single cover artwork
33 -33 New this week
Ed Sheeran - "Galway Girl" single cover artwork
34 9 Down this week
Bebe Rexha - All Your Fault: Pt. 1 album cover artwork
35 3 Down this week
Marian Hill - "Down" single cover artwork
36 3 Down this week
Sia - "Move Your Body" single cover artwork
37 -37 New this week
The Weeknd - "Secrets" single cover artwork
38 -38 New this week
Ed Sheeran - "New Man" single cover artwork
39 1 Down this week
 - "BeFoUr" single cover artwork
40 3 Down this week
Charli XCX featuring Lil Yachty - "After the Afterparty" single cover artwork
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Greatest Gainer:

Disclosure ft. Lorde - "Magnets" (moves up 40-14 this week)

Dropping this week:

DJ Khaled ft. Beyoncé, JAY Z – “Shining” (#36 Peak, 2 weeks on the chart)
Lady Gaga – “A-YO” (#31 Peak, 7 weeks on the chart)