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'Real Housewife' Kandi Burruss receives writing credit for Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You'

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Ed Sheeran should thank a Real Housewife for contributing to the recent success of his latest chart-topping song.

Kandi Burruss of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” fame was given writing credit, alongside co-writer Tameka “Tiny” Harris and producer Kevin Briggs, for the 26-year-old’s artist's new single, “Shape of You.”

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The 40-year-old recently made the announcement on Instagram.

#ShapeOfYou #1 @majorgirl 🤑

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Fans on social media have since posted mashups of “Shape of You” alongside TLC’s 1999 hit track “No Scrubs” for having a similar beat. Harris previously received a Grammy Award for her writing contributions to the American girl group’s hit single.

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Burruss is no stranger to the music world. She’s also a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter who contributed to “No Scrubs,” as well as Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills,” *NSYNC’s “It Makes Me Ill,” and Mariah Carey’s “X-Girlfriend,” among others.

Sheeran’s track is currently topping Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.