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Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber’s ‘I Don’t Care’ Hits No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs

While it's Sheeran's fifth No. 1 on the tally, it's Bieber's second, and his first since early 2016.

Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber return to a familiar place for both artists on the Billboard charts, with their collaborative single “I Don’t Care” topping the Adult Pop Songs airplay tally dated Aug. 3.

Moving 2-1 in its 12th week on the ranking, it’s Bieber’s first Adult Pop Songs leader since “Love Yourself,” which ruled for five weeks beginning in March 2016 (and was co-penned by — guess who? — Sheeran). “I Don’t Care” marks Bieber’s second Adult Pop Songs No. 1 overall, dating back to his first appearance, “Boyfriend,” in 2012.

Meanwhile, Sheeran’s No. 1 is his fifth on Adult Pop Songs and first since nine-week leader “Perfect” in early 2018.

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The rule of “I Don’t Care” on Adult Pop Songs comes concurrent with its second straight week atop Pop Songs.

“I Don’t Care” also bullets on the all-format Radio Songs chart at its No. 2 peak, below Khalid’s “Talk.”

It’s the lead single from No.6 Collaborations Project, Sheeran’s latest LP, which concurrently spends a second straight week atop the Billboard 200 with 78,000 equivalent album units earned, according to Nielsen Music, giving it 251,000 units earned in its first two weeks of release.

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“I Don’t Care” debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 upon its May release and drops 3-6 on the Aug. 3-dated list.