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'Memories...Do Not Open', the first full-length studio album by American EDM Superstar Duo, The Chainsmokers, debuts at No. 1 globally with 315,000 consumption units in its initial week. 221,000 of it are in the United States alone, 25,000 in Canada, 18,300 in the UK, and another 12,500 in Japan.

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' is close behind at No.2 after selling another 288.000 consumption units in its 6th week on the chart for a total of 4.250.000 units so far!

Drake's album 'More Life' in its 4th week, generated another 162,000 sales units (46,000 pure sales) and a total of 1,392,000 so far (569,000 pure sales). 'More Life' is now the second best selling album of the year.

Behind The Chainsmokers there are another three new-entries on this week's Top 10 : 'Ptx Vol.4: Classics EP', the 5th extended play album by the American a cappella group Pentatonix, bows at no.6 with 67,000 sales. All-Amerikkkan Bada$$', the 2nd album by American rapper Joey Bada$$, debuts at no.7 and 'Pure Comedy', the 3rd studio album by ex Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman, a.k.a. Father John Misty, rockets to No.10 with 55,000 sales.

WORLD'S TOP 10 BEST-SELLING ALBUMS OF THE WEEK
1. Memories...Do Not Open - The Chainsmokers - 315.000
2. Divide - Ed Sheeran - 288.000 this wk (4.250.000 total)
3. More Life - Drake - 162.000 this wk (1.392.000 total)
4. Moana (Viana) - Soundtrack 71.000 this wk (1.078.000)
5. 24k Magic - Bruno Mars - 70.000 this wk (2.387.000)
6. Ptx Vol.4: Classics EP - Pentatonic - 67.000 1st wk
7. All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ - Joey Bada$$ - 67.000 1st wk
8. Human - Rag’n’Bone Man - 65.000 (909.000 total)
9. Beauty And The Beast 2017 - Soundtrack - 63.000(457.000)
10. Pure Comedy - Father John Misty - 55.000

TOP SELLING ALBUMS OUTSIDE THE TOP 10
Starboy - The Weekend - 53,000 this wk (2,068,000 total)
Future - Future - 46,000 (549,000)
Spirit - Depeche Mode - 45,000 (425,000)
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct - Metallica - 41,000 (2,296,000)
Automaton - Jamiroquai - 41,000 (127,000)
25 - Adele - 37.000 this wk (20.442.000)
Trolls Soundtrack - 36,000 (1,110,000)
Culture - Migos - 36,000 (700,000)
La La Land - Soundtrack - 34,000 (1.013,000)
X - Ed Sheeran - 33,000 (9,313,000)
Blurryface - Twenty One Pilots - 29,000 (2,917,000)
Views - Drake - 28,000 - 3,217,000
Hndrxx - Future - 26,000 (381,000)
I Decided - Big Sean - 25,000 (551,000)
Anti - Rihanna - 21,000 this wk (1,879,000)
Fifty Shades Darker - Soundtrack - 21,000 (633,000)
Wonderland - Take That - 21,000 (171,000)
Purpose - Justin Bieber - 19,000 (5,661,000)
Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande - 19,000 (1,385,000)
This Is Acting - Sia - 18,000 (1,783,000)
Illuminate - Shawn Mendes - 15,000 (1,069,000)
Traveller - Chris Stapleton - 14,000 (2,146,000)
Joanne - Lady GaGa - 14,000 (1,271,000)
Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weeknd 13,000 (2,623,000)
Suicide Squad - Soundtrack - 13,000 (1,214,000)
4 Your Eyez Only - J.Cole - 13,000 this wk (919,000)
Glory Days - Little Mix - 13,000 (760,000)
21 - Adele - 12,000 this wk (28,615,000)
A Head Full Of Dreams - Coldplay - 12,000 (4,275,000)
Lemonade - Beyoncé - 9,000 (2,960,000)
Blue & Lonesome - Rolling Stones - 9,000 (1,817,000)
In The Lonely Hour - Sam Smith - 8,000 (6,836,000)
I See You - The XX - 6,000 (424,000)
You Want It Darker - Leonard Cohen - 4,000 (1,086,000)
1989 - Taylor Swift - 4,000 this wk (9,889,000 total)
The Getaway - Red Hot Chili Peppers - 4,000 (1,408,000)
The Heavy Entertainment Show - R. Williams - 3,000 (706,000)


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Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You" is becoming one of the biggest hits in music history! This week the smash hit remains for a 14th week atop the Global Track Chart! Only five songs sold more in 14 weeks on the All Time chart: "Candle In The Wind" by Elton John (1997), "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston (1992), "We Are The World" by USA For Africa (1985), "I Want To Hold Your Hand" by The Beatles (1963), and "Hey Jude" also by the Beatles (1968).

'Shape Of You' is the first song ever to hold the top position in all key-markets for more than 10 weeks, including USA, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Australia!!

Harry Styles first Solo Single "Sign Of The Times" is a massive hit, debuting at No.2 globally! 'Sign Of The Times' ended the 13-week reign of Ed's 'Shape Of You' in the UK and Australia.

30 years ago, Prince's 'Sign Of ('O') The Times' peaked at no.3 globally!


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Ed Sheeran's 'Shape Of You' is the World's best-selling Single for a 13th week!


Ed Sheeran's smash hit "Shape Of You" has now been number 1 for over a quarter of a year, selling nearly twice as much this past week as its nearest rival.

"Something Just Like This" by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay is at No.2. 

"That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars has a new peak at no.3. 

The highest debut of the week is Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" at no.4. It's the first Global Top
 10 smash for the rapper as major artist. 

Closing the top 5 is Kygo & Selena Gomez's "It Ain't Me", up one place from last week!


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The J Soul Brothers debut at no.1 on the Global Album Chart with
their second compilation album 'The JSB World' and sales of 363,000,
according to Oricon. Exactly one year ago, the band's last studio album,
'The JSB Legacy' also debuted at the top with 476,000 sales.

In its 5th week on the chart, Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' slips to No.2, after
selling another massive 336,000 units (254,000 pure sales). 'Divide' has
now a total of 3,93 million equivalent sales (3,08 million pure sales)
in just over a month and is by far the World's best-selling Album of
2017, with a big possibility of going back to No.1 this coming week!!

Drake's 'More Life' slides to no.3 in its 3rd week on the chart with
another 209,000 equivalent sales (92,000 pure sales), and a total of
1,230,000 (523,000) so far. However, the LP moves up to no.3 on the
year-to-date list, behind 'Divide' and The Weeknd's 'Starboy'!

Jamiroquai's 8th studio album 'Automation' jumps to No.4 after selling
86,000 consumption sales in its initial week. 22,300 of his sales are in
the UK, with nearly 15,000 in Germany, 12,000 in France, 11,100 in Japan
and 7,000 in the US.

Also new in the Top 10 is the American metal band Mastodon with their
7th album 'Emperor Of Sand' at no.6 after selling 77,000 copies. The
American hip hop artist Kodak Black's debut album 'Painting Pictures'
debuts at no.7 with sales of 75,000. French rapper Lacrim debuts at No.10.


WORLD'S TOP 10 BEST-SELLING ALBUMS
1. The JSB World - 三代目 J Soul Brothers - 363.000 1st wk
2. Divide - Ed Sheeran - 336.000 1st wk
3. More Life - Drake - 209.000 this wk/1.230.000 Total
4. Automaton - Jamiroquai - 86.000 1st wk
5. Beauty And The Beast - Soundtrack - 79.000 / 394.000
6. Emperor Of Sand - Mastodon - 77.000 1st wk
7. Painting Pictures - Kodak Black - 75.000 1st wk
8. Bruno Mars - 24k Magic - 73.000 this wk/2.317.000 total
9. Moana - Soundtrack - 72.000 / 1.007.000
10. Force & Honneur - Lacrim - 67.000 1st wk


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Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' returns to the summit of the Global Album Chart
for a 3rd week after selling another massive 476,000 equivalent units,
355,000 of it in pure sales!! The Album has already reached a total of
3,626,000 consumption sales, including 2,822,000 pure sales making it by
far the best-selling Album of 2017, first quarter! 'Divide's biggest
sales are still in United Kingdom (197,200 copies), followed by the
United States (98,000 units), Germany (30,000), Canada (17,000), and
Australia (14,900).

Last week's chart-topper, Drake's 'More Life', slips to No.2 with
332,000 sales and a total of 1,021,000 so far, and is the 4th
best-selling Album of 2017 after Ed's Divide, The Weeknd's 'Starboy'
(1,202,000) & Bruno Mars' '24k Magic' with 1,087,000 sales.


WORLD'S BEST-SELLING ALBUMS OF THE WEEK
1. Ed Sheeran - Divide - 476.000 this wk - 3.626.000 total sales
2. Drake - More Life - 332.000 this wk - 1.021.000 total sales
3. Take That - Wonderland - 125.000 1st wk
4. News - Neverland - 124.000 1st wk
5. Soundtrack - Beauty And The Beast 2017 - 103.000 - 315.000
6. Depeche Mode - Spirit - 93.000 this wk - 326.000 total
7. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic - 77.000 this wk - 2.244.000 total
8. Rag’n’Bone Man - Human - 76.000 this wk - 777.000 total
9. Trey Songz - Tremaine The Album - 75.000 1st wk
10. Soundtrack - Moana (Vaiana) - 72.000 this wk - 935.000




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