It was never a climb for Ed Sheeran as his song "Shape of You" entered the chart with a huge bang. The song is one of the first songs that the British singer previewed from his newest album "÷" (pronounced as "Divide"). The song has broken down records on Spotify and has been sitting on the top spot for five weeks.
According to Forbes, Sheeran's popular song has been breaking records since January. "Shape of You" is so successful that it broke many records on Spotify and Billboard. Together with the song "Castle on the Hill", the song debuted on UK Singles Chart on top spots. It also became certified Silver and Gold in its first and second week respectively.
With the song's success, Sheeran released a music video to further give meaning to the song. In this music video, Sheeran plays as a boxer who fell in love with his fellow female boxer. The two started dating together but the relationship didn't end up very well. The music video was released last January 30 and has been accumulated more than 273 Million views and still counting.
The 26-year-old British star is one of the most famous music icons in this moment. In a short span of time, he acquired so many achievements and special memories, and he makes sure that he will never forget those. In the "Shape of You" music video, Sheeran showed has been shown shirtless for the first time. As seen on the MV, Sheeran got her body covered with colorful tattoos.
In an interview with The Sun, Sheeran revealed that each tattoo represents personal meaning for him. For example, the lion's face on his chest marks his three sell-out gigs at Wembley. A tattoo saying "Ladz on Tour" serves as the memory for his tour with Rixton. A kiwi bird was tattooed to remind him of his 2013 tour in New Zealand. The logo of a Heinz Tomato Ketchup is also tattooed on his arms to commemorate his tour in Ohio in 2012. There are already a lot of tattoos, but it expected that Sheeran will acquire more. And maybe he will get a tattoo for "Shape of You".