Skip to main content

Ed Sheeran’s Bring Me the Horizon-Assisted ‘Bad Habits’ Reaches Rock Charts

The studio version of the collaboration, originally performed at the BRITs, bows at No. 2 on Hot Hard Rock Songs.

Ed Sheeran‘s Bring Me the Horizon-featuring rock redo of his hit “Bad Habits” reaches multiple Billboard charts dated March 5, paced by its No. 2 bow on Hot Hard Rock Songs.

In its first full tracking week (Feb. 18, the day after the remix was released, through Feb. 24), the new version earned 2.1 million U.S. streams and sold 2,100 downloads, according to MRC Data.

Overall, the song gained by 12% to 10.4 million streams and 48% to 4,200 sold in the tracking week. All versions combined, the song rebounds 14-9 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100, where it hit No. 2 for two weeks in August-September 2021. (Bring Me the Horizon receives featured credit on the track on Hot Hard Rock Songs, where only the remix contributes to its placement.)


The song’s rock version gives Sheeran his first appearance on Hot Hard Rock Songs, which began in 2020. Bring Me the Horizon adds its 12th, a total that includes three No. 1s (“Parasite Eve,” “Obey” and “Teardrops,” all in 2020).

“Bad Habits” also starts at No. 17 on Hot Alternative Songs (which also launched in 2020) and No. 19 on Hot Rock & Alternative Songs. It’s Sheeran’s first appearance on the latter list since the No. 3-peaking “Blow,” with Chris Stapleton and Bruno Mars, in 2019.

The rock version of “Bad Habits” has received curiosity radio airplay thus far, led by 33 plays Feb. 18-24 on SiriusXM’s Octane, which reports to Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. (Overall, the song drew 46.4 million all-format audience in that span. It ranks at No. 9 on the all-format Radio Songs ranking, which it topped for two weeks in September.)

Sheeran and Bring Me the Horizon convened to perform the collaboration at the 2022 BRIT Awards, held Feb. 8. Following its reception on the broadcast, the pair chose to release a studio version.