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Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran onstage on June 17, 2014 in Burbank, Calif. Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Spotify Says Ed Sheeran Puts People To Sleep

Apr 13, 2015

Don't let the fact that Ed Sheeran wrote a song called "Wake Me Up" fool you. After analyzing more than 2.8 million "sleep-themed" playlists, Spotify found that the British pop star is the most popular musician people listen to while falling asleep.

In fact, Sheeran's songs make up seven of the 20 most-streamed sleep songs from around the world. (Sam Smith is also pretty popular).

Here are Spotify's most popular sleep-related songs, as reported by Billboard:

1. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
2. Stay With Me – Sam Smith
3. Love Me Like You Do (from Fifty Shades of Grey) – Ellie Goulding
4. I See Fire – Ed Sheeran
5. I’m Not the Only One – Sam Smith
6. Rain for Sleep – Rain Sounds
7. All of Me – John Legend
8. Earned It (from Fifty Shades of Grey) – The Weeknd
9. Let Her Go – Passenger
10. Skinny Love – Birdy
11. Say Something - A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera
12. FourFiveSeconds – Rihanna, Paul McCartney, Kanye West
13. The A Team – Ed Sheeran
14. Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
15. Give Me Love – Ed Sheeran
16. Lay Me Down – Sam Smith
17. Fix You – Coldplay
18. Photograph – Ed Sheeran
19. Kiss Me – Ed Sheeran
20. Latch (Acoustic) – Sam Smith

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