British singer, Ed Sheeran has made music streaming history with his two comeback singles, reaching over 13 million global streams.

After a year-long hiatus, Sheeran made his musical comeback last Friday (January 6) by releasing not one, but two brand new singles, ‘Shape of You’ and ‘Castle on the Hill’.

Both singles which will feature on his upcoming third studio album currently holds the top two chart positions on the iTunes chart in Ireland, the UK and USA and on Spotify’s Irish, UK and Global charts.

The singles both broke Spotify’s ‘Day 1’ streaming record, amassing over 13 million global streams between them.

The record was previously held by One Direction’s ‘Drag Me Down’, which was released in August 2015.

Author: Yemi Olarinre