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Adele's 'Easy On Me' returns to no.1 on the United World Chart for an 11th non-consecutive week with 279,000 points! Released on October 15, via Columbia Records as the lead single from her record-breaking 4th studio album '30', "Easy on Me" is the Superstar's first track in nearly 5 years! The song was written by Adele and American record producer Greg Kurstin, who also produced the song, and explores themes of nostalgia, regret, and forgiveness. Adele asks her son, Angelo, to be kind to her as she struggles after her broken marriage. Music critics praised the poignant lyrics and emotional vocals. Upon release, "Easy on Me" broke the all-time record for the most streamed song in a single day on Spotify with 24 million global streams, and the all-time record for most streams in a single week with 84.9 million! It additionally broke two Amazon Music records for the most 1st-day streams globally, and the most 1st-day Alexa requests for any song in the platform's history! The song topped the weekly charts in 27 countries including the US, where it broke the record for the most played song in radio history in a single week. "Easy On Me" is Adele’s 3rd Billboard Hot 100 chart topper, and returns to #1 this week for an 8th week atop the chart. The Song has been officially certified Platinum by the RIAA for 1 Million sales units. "Easy On Me" rebounds 7-4 on the Billboard Global 200 after 6 weeks at #1 and holds at #4 on the Billboard Global Excl.US after 7 weeks atop the chart! In the United Kingdom, "Easy On Me" returns to #1 for a 9th non-consecutive week, up 37 spots from last week’s position at #38! It’s Adele’s longest run at #1 in the UK! "Easy On Me" marked the highest first week sales in the UK for a song since Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" in 2017, and broke the records for the most streamed song in a single day with over 3.2M listens and most streamed song in a single week, surpassing 24 million streams! It has already been BRITcertified Platinum for 600,000 sales units. In Australia, "Easy on Me" rebounds 12-7 this week after debuting atop the ARIA Singles Chart, becoming Adele's 3rd song to reach #1. In Germany, "Easy on Me" went straight to #1 on the Official German Singles Chart, scoring her fourth chart-topper. In Italy, "Easy on Me" debuted atop the FIMI Singles Chart, becoming Adele's fifth chart-topper in the country! It also debuted at #1 in Ireland and rebounds 23-2 this week in its 12th week on the chart.


The Kid LAROI.. and Justin Bieber’s "Stay" rebounds 3-2 on the United World Chart, scoring another 262,000 points, after 26 weeks on the list and after 10 weeks at #1. “Stay” rebounds 6-2 on the Billboard Hot 100 after 7 weeks atop the chart! The song rebounds 10-2 on the Billboard Global 200, after a record 11 weeks at No. 1, the longest run at #1 in the chart's history! “Easy On Me” rebounds 5-3 on the Global Excl. US after 9 weeks at #1. “Stay” has reached #1 in 22 other countries, including Australia where it rebounds 6-2 this week after topping the chart for 14 consecutive weeks, the longest running #1 single of 2021 and 3rd-longest in history! It also held at #1 in New Zealand for 11 weeks! On 4 November 2021, the song reached one Billion streams on Spotify, becoming the fastest to do so in 118 days, surpassing the previous record held by Ed Sheeran with "Shape of You" in 153 days!


Elton John and Dua Lipa’s amazing "Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)" rebounds 4-3 on the United World Chart, its highest peak so far, scoring another 246.000 points in its 21st week on the chart! The song has reached #1 in 12 countries including the UK. It marks Elton’s 8th UK #1 Single and first in 16 years, and Dua Lipa’s 3rd #1. The song made Elton John the first solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades. In Australia, "Cold Heart" debuted at #7 before reaching #1 in its 12th week. It’s Elton’s first #1 single in Australia since "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" / "Candle in the Wind 1997" in September 1997. "Cold Heart" is also Dua’s first #1 single on the ARIA chart, and rebounds 4-1 this week down under!


17 year old singer/songwriter GAYLE’s 'abcdefu" lifts 5-4 on the United World Chart, after reaching a new peak in its 7th week on the list, scoring another 222,000 points! The song is Gayle’s debut single, released on August 13, 2021 via Atlantic and Arthouse Records. It was co-written by Gayle with Sara Davis and David Pittenger, and produced by Pete Nappi. The song lifts 17-11 this week on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching a new peak, and lifts 5-1 on the Billboard Global 200, and 3-1 on the Global Excl. US.! "abcdefu" has hit #1 in Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Norway and Sweden, and is a top ten hit in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Canada, India, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the UK!


Ed Sheeran’s "Shivers" lifts 7-5 on this week's United World Chart, scoring another 194,000 points in its 17th week on the list. The song lifts 14-5 on the Billboard Global 200 and 9-5 on the Global Excl. US, and dips 11-12 on this week's US Hot 100! "Cold Heart" has hit #1 in several countries including Canada, Germany, Ireland and the UK!


Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves" lifts 10-6 in its 31st week on the United World chart, scoring another 184,000 points. The song lifts 7-3 on the Billboard Hot 100, shoots 18-6 on the Billboard Global 200 and is #7 on this week’s Billboard Global Excl.US. The song spent six weeks atop the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and has reached the top 10 in several territories.


Ed Sheeran’s former chart topper, "Bad Habits", rebounds 9-7 on the United World chart, scoring another 177,000 points in its 28th week on the list, after topping the chart previously for 3 whole weeks. The song reenters the Billboard Hot 100 at #8 after peaking at #2, and reenters the Top 10 of the Billboard Global 200 at #7, and is #6 this week on the Billboard Global Excl. US after topping the chart previously for 5 weeks. The song hit #1 in over 20 countries, and held at #1 for 11 straight weeks in Ireland and the UK!


Nigerian Superstar CKay’s "Love Nwantiti" holds at #8 on the United World Chart, after peaking at 2, scoring another 171,000 points in its 16th week on the list! The song reenters the Top 10 of the Billboard Global Excl. at #10 after previously reaching #2. "Love Nwantiti" went to #1 in France, India, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal & Switzerland!


Imagine Dragons’ “Enemy” lifts 14-9 on the United World Chart, scoring another 164,000 points, the largest points increase of the week. Released on October 28, 2021, “Enemy” features American rapper JID, and is from the soundtrack of the animated streaming television series 'Arcane'. The song was written by Imagine Dragons, Justin Tranter and producers Mattman & Robin. “Enemy” lifts 64-48 on the Billboard Hot 100 , reaching a new peak, and enters the Billboard Global 200 Top 10 at #9, and the Billboard Global Excl. Top 10 at #8!


Coldplay’s “My Universe” X BTS reenters the United World Top 10, up 12-10, after scoring another 158,000 points in its 15th week on the chart, and after previously landing and peaking at #2. The Song debuted with an All Kill on the Billboard charts, topping the Billboard Global 200, the Global Excl. US and the Billboard Hot 100, and rebounds 72-58 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week!

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The Soundtrack 'Encanto' enters the United World Top 10 at #2, after selling another 116,000 units and 207,000 so far while last week's chart toppers, K-Pop Superstars NCT, dip 1-2 with their Million Seller 'Universe', moving another 107,000 equivalent sales units and 1,297,000 so far!

 
British Icon, Ed Sheeran's latest masterpiece, 'Equals', holds at #4 in its 10th week on the chart, after selling another 98,000 units and 1,791,000 so far, while Olivia Rodrigo rebounds 7-5 this week on the United World Chart with her top-selling album 'SOUR', after shifting another 79,000 equivalent units and 4,188,000 so far!


America's top-selling Superstar of the Decade, Taylor Swift, dips 5-6 with her top-selling album 'Red (Taylor's Version') in its 8th week on the United World Chart, selling another 70,000 equivalent units and 1,642,000 so far, excluding album sales in China where Taylor is the top-selling foreign Act!


Doja Cat's 'Planet Her' rebounds 10-7, selling another 69,000 equivalent units and 2,184,000 so far, while Drake's 'Certified Lover Boy' reenters the United World Top 10 at #8, selling another 56,000 equivalent album units and 2,824,000 so far!


Juice Wrld's 'Fighting Demons' holds at #9, selling another 53,000 units and 349,000 so far, while Morgan Wallen's 'Dangerous: The Double album' reenters the United World Top 10 at #10, selling another 50,000 units and 3,555,000 so far.

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K-Pop Superstars, NCT, are on top of the World as their new 'Universe' explodes atop the United World chart with massive equivalent sales of 891,000 sold the last week of 2021! NCT is made up of 23 members, divided into four different sub-units. NCT DREAM is no.4 on the Year-End United World Chart 2021 with their album 'Hot Sauce' and global sales of 3 million!


The hugely popular Japanese Superstar boy group, JO1, ends 2021 in 2nd position on the United World Chart, after selling 471,000 equivalent units of their Album 'Wandering' which features 4 singles, and debuted at #1 on the Oricon chart in Japan!


Last week's no.1, Adele's '30', dips 1-3, despite huge equivalent sales of 442,000, mostly physical, in week 52 of 2021, selling 3,47 million so far, and coming in 2nd on the Year-End Chart but 1st in physical sales!


Japanese Superstar girl group, Nogizaka46), ends 2021 with the 4th best-selling Album of the week, 'Time Flies', after selling 286.000 equivalent units, while the massively popular Korean group ATEEZ' slips 2-5 with its new album 'ZERO: Fever Epilogue', in its 2nd week on the chart, after selling another 173,000 equivalent units and 377,000 so far!


British Icon, Ed Sheeran's latest masterpiece, 'Equals', dips 4-6 in its 8th week on the chart after selling another 163,000 units and 1,573,000 so far, while Canadian Legend Michael Bublé, dips 6-7 with 'Christmas', the top-selling holiday Album of All Time, selling another 153,000 units in its 68th week on the United World Chart, and an incredible 14,472,000 so far!


Previous chart topping album, 'Voyage', by the legendary Swedish group ABBA, dips 7-8 on the United World Chart, after selling another 119,000 units and 1,598,000 so far, while America's top-selling Superstar of the Decade, Taylor Swift, dips 8-9 with her top-selling album 'Red (Taylor's Version') in its 6th week, selling another 115,000 equivalent units and 1,490,000 so far, not counting album sales in China where Taylor is the top-selling foreign Act!


New US Superstar, Olivia Rodrigo, who is of Philippine descent, dips 9-10 this week on the United World Chart with her top-selling album 'SOUR', after shifting another 95,000 equivalent units and 4,030,000 so far!

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Adele's 'Easy On Me' returns to no.1 for a 10th non-consecutive week with 278,000 points! Released on October 15, via Columbia Records as the lead single from her record-breaking 4th studio album '30', "Easy on Me" is the Superstar's first track in nearly 5 years! The song was written by Adele and American record producer Greg Kurstin, who also produced the song, and explores themes of nostalgia, regret, and forgiveness. Adele asks her son, Angelo, to be kind to her as she struggles after her broken marriage. Music critics praised the poignant lyrics and emotional vocals. Upon release, "Easy on Me" broke the all-time record for the most streamed song in a single day on Spotify with 24 million global streams, and the all-time record for most streams in a single week with 84.9 million! It additionally broke two Amazon Music records for the most 1st-day streams globally, and the most 1st-day Alexa requests for any song in the platform's history! The song topped the weekly charts in 27 countries including the US where it broke the record for the most played song in radio history in a single week. « Easy On Me » is Adele’s 3rd Hot 100 chart topper, at #5 this week, after 7 weeks atop the chart, and has been officially certified Platinum by the RIAA for 1 Million sales units. "Easy On Me" is #7 on the Billboard Global 200 after 6 weeks at #1 and is #4 on the Billboard Global Excl. US after 7 weeks atop the chart! In the United Kingdom, "Easy On Me" broke the record for the most streamed song in a day, with over 3.2 million listens! "Easy On Me" marked the highest first week sales in the UK for a song since Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" in 2017, and broke the record for the most streamed song in a single week with 24 million streams! In its 5th week atop the Official Chart, it tied with 2011's "Someone Like You" as the Singer's longest running chart-topper in the UK. It has already been BRITcertified Platinum for 600,000 sales units. "Easy on Me" debuted atop the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, becoming Adele's 3rd song to reach #1. In Germany, "Easy on Me" went straight to #1 on the Official German Singles Chart, scoring her fourth chart-topper. In Italy, "Easy on Me" debuted atop the FIMI Singles Chart, becoming Adele's fifth chart-topper in the country! It also debuted at #1 in Ireland.


Mariah Carey's “All I Want For Christmas Is You”, the best-selling holiday Single of All Time, dips 1-2 this week with 276,000 points in its 83rd week on the chart after 7 non-consecutive weeks atop the chart. "All I Want for Christmas Is You" was released on October 29, 1994 as the lead single from Mariah's 4th studio album and 1st holiday album, 'Merry Christmas' (1994). Written and produced by Carey, and Walter Afanasieff, the song quickly became a huge global success, topping the charts in 26 countries. In 2019, it topped the US Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, 25 years after its original release, breaking several records, including the longest trip to #1. The following year, it also topped the official UK chart. « All I Want for Christmas Is You » has sold 16 Million units globally, and one of the best-selling singles in music history. The song has been certified Diamond by the RIAA for sales of 10 million copies in the US, becoming the 1st and only holiday song to reach the Milestone!


The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber’s "Stay" holds at #3, scoring another 261,000 points, after 25 weeks on the list and 10 weeks at #1. “Stay” is #10 on the Billboard Global 200, after a record 11 weeks at No. 1, the longest run at #1 in the chart's history! The song is #5 on the Global Excl. US after 9 weeks at #1 and #9 on the US Hot 100 after 7 weeks atop the chart!


17 year old singer/songwriter GAYLE’s 'abcdefu" lifts 6-5 in its 6th week on the United World Chart, scoring another 220,000 points! The song is #5 on the Billboard Global 200, #3 on the Global Excl. US. Top 10 and #27 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Wham!’s "Last Christmas" dips 5-6 on the United World chart, scoring another 211,000 points in its 56th week on the chart. The song is #2 on the Billboard Global 200 and the Global Excl. US and is #7 on the US Hot 100.


Ed Sheeran’s "Shivers" holds at #7 on this week's United World Chart, scoring another 185,000 points in its 16th week on the list. The song is #9 on the Global Excl. US and dips 11-12 on this week's US Hot 100!


Nigerian Superstar CKays "Love Nwantiti" holds at #8 on the United World Chart, after peaking at 2, scoring another 179,000 points in its 15th week on the list! The song is #25 on the Billboard Global 200 after reaching #2, and is #52 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, after peaking at #31!


Ed Sheeran’s former chart topper, "Bad Habits", holds at #9 on the United World chart, scoring another 171,000 points in its 27th week on the list, after topping the Chart previously for 3 whole weeks. The song is #23 on the Billboard Global 200, dips 9-10 on the Billboard Global Excl. US after 5 weeks at #1 and is #31 on the US Hot 100 after peaking at #2.


Glass Animals’ “Heat Waves" holds at #10 in its 30th week on the United World chart, scoring another 170,000 points. The song is #19 on the Billboard Global 200, and #15 on the Billboard Hot 100.

WORLD'S N.1 SINGLE 2020

Posted on January 05, 2022

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The Weeknd’s“Blinding Lights” was the World’s best-selling Single of 2020! 


The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” was the World’s best-selling Single of 2020 across all digital formats including single track downloads, and streams on both paid subscription services and ad-supported platforms.Blinding Lights is the 2nd single from The Weeknd’s 4th studio album ‘After Hours’, which was released in March 2020. 


The Weeknd wrote and co-produced « Blinding Lights » with producers Max Martin and Oscar Holter. "Blinding Lights" topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 4 weeks in 2020, becoming the Weeknd's 5th number one single in the US and ended 2020 as the year's top Billboard Hot 100 song! The song spent 42 weeks in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 and 33 weeks in the top five, breaking the record for the most time logged in the region over the chart's 62-year history! On the Digital Song Sales chart, the song became the Weeknd's fifth Digital Songs number one. The single also topped the Streaming Songs chart. On November 7, "Blinding Lights" became the Weeknd's 1st number one on the Adult Contemporary chart, where it led for 5 consecutive weeks."Blinding Lights" topped Radio Songs for a record-breaking 26 weeks, surpassing Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris", which held the record for almost 22 years! The Song was certified Platnum in the US for over 1 Million units!

 

"Blinding Lights" topped the weekly charts in a total of 34 countries including Canada where it topped the Canadian Hot 100 for 7 weeks, becoming his 5th chart topping single in the country, and was certified 8 times Platinum in 2020 for sales of over 640.000 units. It's also Abel's 1st Number one single in the UK where it scored 8 weeks atop the official chart. According to Official Charts, "Blinding Lights" was the best-selling single of 2020 in the UK, certified 3 times Platinum with over 1.89 million combined sales, including 211 million streams and 177,000 downloads! It was also Abel's 1st Number One Single in Germany where it reigned at #1 for 10 weeks and was certified double Platinum in 2020 for sales of over 8000.000! In Australia, the global smash hit topped the ARIA Singles chart for 11 weeks, and was certified 6 x Platinum in 2020 for sales of over 420.000 and in New Zealand, it topped the singles chart for 4 non-consecutive weeks, going 3 x Platinum for sales of over 90.000. The song also peaked at #1 in Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, iceland, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Switzerland. It also reached the top 10 in Belarus, Hungary, Malta, North Macedonia, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Spain and Ukraine, "Blinding Lights" also reached the top 10 in El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, as well as the top 20 in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Paraguay and Peru before the end of 2020! 





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