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New Zealand's 2017 music streaming habits revealed

We knew that Ed Sheeran loves New Zealand - we just didn't know New Zealand loves him even more.

Someone call Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, tell her to give Ed Sheeran the Kiwi citizenship he keeps asking for, because it looks like we are already paying his salary.

The ginger Brit is sitting at the top of Apple Music's lists of New Zealand's top songs and top albums. He has three songs and two albums in our top 20 charts.

The man may not be part of our population yet, but he is definitely already a part of our playlists.

Watch our video to see what other strange news 2017's listening stats turned out.

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