Music

Ed Sheeran's Spotify Milestone

Ed Sheeran's soulful ballad Thinking Out Loud has just become the first song on Spotify to hit the 500 million stream mark.

According to the streaming site, 19 million people stream his music monthly, placing the English singer-songwriter just behind The Weeknd and Calvin Harris in the race to be its most popular artist.

"Chuffed to hear that Thinking Out Loud has had half a billion plays on Spotify," Sheeran, 24, said in a statement.

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