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Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" returns to the #1 position on the United World chart for the 1st time this year and an 8th week in total, after 87 weeks on the chart, scoring another 272,000 points (+ 10,5%) with 203,000 from streaming (+10%), 32,000 from sales (+7%) and 37,000 from airplay (+18%) with a total of 15,028,000 points, now at no. 8 on the ALL TIME CHART! Released 28 years ago, "All I Want For Christmas Is You", reached No. 1 for the first time in week 52, 1994, only to return to #1 in week 1 of 2019, week 1 of 2020, week 52 of 2020 till week 1 of 2021 and week 52, 2021! "All I Want For Christmas" returned to #1 on the Billboard Global Excl'US last week, for the 1st time this year, and has topped the Billboard Global 200 for 11 weeks so far! Written and produced by Mariah and Walter Afanasieff, the song was released as the lead single from Mariah’s 4th studio album and first holiday album, ‘Merry Christmas’ on October 29, 1994. The song became a huge global success, topping the charts in 28 countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden & Switzerland. It reached #2 in Guatemala, Ireland, Japan & Korea, #3 in Estonia, #5 in Belgium (Flanders), #7 in Poland & #9 in Malaysia. 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 for the first time, after spending a record 69 weeks in the top 40! The song returned to #1 in the UK this year. "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the best-selling holiday song of All Time by a female artist, and one of the best-selling physical singles in music history, having sold 17 million copies worldwide! The song has been certified 12x Platinum in the US for sales of 12 million, becoming the first and only holiday song to accomplish this feat! It is also certified Diamond in Canada (800.000), 9x Platinum in Australia (630.000), 6x Platinum in the UK (4M), 4x Platinum in Denmark (360.000), Italy (280.000) & Norway (240.000), 3x Platinum in New Zealand (30.000) & Spain (150.000), 2x Platinum in Germany (1M), Japan (500.000) & Portugal (20.000), Platinum in Brazil (60.000) & Greece (2M Streams) and Gold in Belgium (10,000)!


SAM SMITH & Kim Petras' "Unholy" dips 1-2 on the United World Chart after 8 non consecutive weeks atop the rank, earning another 259,000 points and a total of 3,441,000 after 12 weeks on the chart! Released on September 22, 2022 as the lead single from Sam's upcoming 4th studio album, 'Gloria, "Unholy" is #6 this week on the Billboard Global 200 after topping the chart for 4 weeks and holds at #3 on the Billboard Global chart Excl.US after topping the rank for 8 weeks. In the US, the song hit #1 in its 4th week, becoming the 1st song from either artist to reach the top of the chart and Smith's highest charting single, surpassing 2014's "Stay with Me" which peaked at #2. The song made history with Petras becoming the first openly transgender woman to reach #1, and Smith the first openly non-binary person to do so. "Unholy" has been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, marking Smith's first nomination since 2015 and Petras's first nomination overall. The song also debuted atop the Official UK Singles chart with 5.9 Million streams, becoming Smith's 8th UK #1 to date, putting them on par with Oasis and the Rolling Stones, and Petras's 1st. It also debuted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, Smith's 2nd chart-topper down under and Petras's first! The song has also reached #1 in Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia & Turkey, #2 in Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Iceland, Lebanon, Norway, Portugal, Romania & Switzerland, #3 in Denmark & Finland, #4 in South Africa, #5 in France and Top 10 in Belgium (Flanders), Brazil, Indonesia & Japan (Billboard). “Unholy” has been certified Platinum in Australia (70.000 units), New Zealand (30.000), Poland (50,000) & the US (1M), and Gold in Austria (15,000), Belgium (20,000), France (100.000), Germany (200.000), Italy (50.000) & the UK (400.000)!


Taylor Swift's “Anti-Hero” holds at #3 after a 3 week reign atop the United World Chart, earning another 219.000 points in its 8th week on the list. "Anti-Hero" debuted atop the United World chart with Taylor charting 5 songs simultaneously in the top 10, the 1st Artist to do so in United World chart history, including “Lavender Haze” at no.3, “Snow On The Beach” ft. Lana Del Rey at #4, 'Midnight Rain' at no.5 and 'Maroon' at no.8! “Anti-Hero” is the lead single from Taylor’s 10th studio album ‘Midnights’ and was written and produced by Swift and Jack Antonoff. Its lyrics were inspired by Taylor's nightmares, and her issues with anxiety, depersonalization and self-hatred! "Anti-Hero" scored over 17.4 million plays in its first 24 hours on Spotify globally, setting a new record for the biggest opening day for a song in the platform's history. The single also debuted atop the Billboard Global 200 and Global Excl. US charts, holding at #1 on the Global 200 for 4 weeks and topping the Global Excl. US chart for 6 consecutive weeks, Swift's 9th #1 single. It's #8 this week on the Billboard Global Excl. US chart! The song is #7 this week in the US. Swift became the 1st artist in history to occupy the entire top 10 spots of the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneouly, the 1st artist to occupy the whole top 10 of the Hot 100, the Streaming Songs and Digital Songs charts the same week, the female artist with the most top 10 entries (40), surpassing Madonna, and the 1st artist to debut atop both the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously 4 times! In Australia, "Anti-Hero" marked Taylor’s 9th #1 song, and spent 6 consecutive weeks atop the ARIA singles chart where it is #3 this week. "Anti-Hero" marked Swift's 2nd #1 single in the UK after "Look What You Made Me Do" in 2017, and held for 6 weeks at #1. This week it has slipped to #6. Swift became the first woman to simultaneously debut atop the UK Singles and Albums chart since Miley Cyrus in 2013 with ‘Bangerz’ and "Wrecking Ball". The song marked Taylor’s third chart-topper in Ireland, and scored a Chart Double with Midnights' debuting atop the IRMA Albums Chart! "Ant-Hero" held at #1 in Ireland for 6 weeks, and dips to #4 this week! In Germany, "Anti-Hero" scored Swift her 1st top 10 song on the official Top 100 Songs chart since "Look What You Made Me Do", debuting at #8! It has also reached #1 in Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Philippines & Singapore. It's a Top 5 hit in Greece, Iceland, India, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Taiwan & Vietnam, and a top 10 hit in Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Lebanon, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia & Switzerland! “Anti-Hero” has already been certified Platinum in Australia (70.000) & Canada (80.000), Gold in New Zealand (15.000) and Gold in the UK (400.000)!


Wham!!’s “Last Christmas” lifts 6-4 on the United World top 10 with 217.000 points! In the US, the song lifts 9-6 reaching a new peak! Its #3 this week on the Billboard Global 200 and holds at #2 on the Billboard Global Excl'US! Originally released in December 1984 via CBS Records, it was written and produced by George Michael. "Last Christmas" is #1 this week on the Official UK chart for the 1st time this year. It spent 5 consecutive weeks at #2 on the UK Singles Chart, held off the top spot at Christmas by Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" on which Michael also performed. After many chart runs in subsequent years, which included three more weeks at #2, the song finally reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart on New Year's Day 2021, more than 36 years after its initial release, becoming Wham!’s 5th UK #1 single. "Last Christmas" had for many years held the record as the highest-selling single "never" to top the Official Singles Chart with 1.9 million copies sold (not including streams) and finally topped the chart with 40,149 combined sales in January 2021 after drawing 9.2 million streams the last week of 2020 and selling 1,555 downloads! The song also topped the charts in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Sweden, hitting #2 in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway & Switzerland, #3 in Canada, Greece & Portugal, #6 in Poland, #7 in France and #9 in Spain! Wham! donated all of their royalties to relief efforts for the Ethiopian famine. It was the most-played Christmas song of the 21st century in the UK, overtaken only by "Fairytale of New York" in 2015. The song has been certified 5x Platinum in Australia (350,000) Denmark (450,000) and the UK (3M), 3x Platinum in Japan (750,000), 2x Platinum in Canada (160,000), Italy (100,000), New Zealand (40,000) & the US (2M) and Platinum in Germany (500,000), Netherlands (100,000), Portugal (10,000) & Spain (50,000)!


David Guetta's "I'm Good (Blue)" with Bebe Rexha dips 4-5 after peaking at #3 on the United World Chart, earning another 198.000 points in its 16th week on the list! Released on 26 August 2022, via What a DJ and Warner UK, the song was written by Kamille and Rexha who also composed the track with Deba Dakaj, Phil Plested and Guetta. I’m good” samples Eiffel 65's 1998 global hit "Blue (Da Ba Dee)” and after going viral on Tik Tik this year, it has topped the charts in 20 countries so far and peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 Global chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Guetta's 7th and Rexha's 4th US top 10 hit. The song is #7 this week on the Billboard Global 200 Excl.US and has reached #1 in Australia, Belgum, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. It has reached #2 in Austria, Croatia, Ireland, Lebanon & Slovakia, #3 in Bulgaria & Germany, #4 in France, Hungary, Lithuania & New Zealand, and top ten in Italy, Portugal, Singapore & South Africa! The song has been certified 3x Platinum in Brazil for 120.000 sales units, Platinum in Canada (80.000), France (200.000), Italy (100,000), Spain (60.000) and the UK (600,000) and is already Gold in Austria (15.000), Denmark (45.000), Germany (200.000) & New Zealand (15.000). “I’m Good” has been nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Recording at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.


Harry Styles' chart-topper "As It Was" dips 5-6 on the United World chart, scoring another 191,000 points after 37 weeks on the chart and 22 weeks at #1, the longest run at #1 in United World chart history! The song has earned 11,673,000 points in total, and lifts to #32 on the All Time Chart! "As It Was" is the title track from Harry’s record-breaking album ‘Harry’s House’, and reigns atop the United World year-to-date list, the World's #1 song of 2022! "As It Was" earned the Guinness World Records title for the most streamed track on Spotify within 24 hours by a male artist, and broke the Apple Music streaming record for most 1st-day streams for a 2022 release. It's the fastest song to reach 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800 & 900 Million streams on Spotify, the fastest Solo song to reach a Billion, and the fastest Song to reach 1.2 Billion, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 & 1.6 Billion streams! “As It Was” opened atop the Billboard Global 200 with the greatest global streaming week of 2022, becoming Styles's 1st No. 1 on the chart, and also topped the Billboard Global Excl.US where it is #9 this week! “As It Was” is Harry’s 2nd number one single in the US! The song spent 15 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the longest-running US number one by a UK act, the longest-running #1 song of the decade, the longest running #1 solo song of All Time and the 4th longest running #1 Song in Hot 100 history! In the UK, "As It Was" became Styles's 2nd solo #1 on the Official singles chart, debuting with the biggest sales and streaming weeks of any single in 2022. It spent 10 weeks atop the UK chart, becoming the longest-running #1 of the year . "As It Was" has topped the weekly charts in 35 countries including Australia where it reigned atop the ARIA Singles Chart for 7 weeks, and Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden & Switzerland! The song hit #2 in Argentina, Bolivia, Finland, Japan (Billboard Hot Overseas), Norway, Peru, Russia & South Africa! It's a top 5 hit in Costa Rica, Indonesia, Italy, Panama, Paraguay, the Philippines & Romania, and is a top 10 hit in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Spain, Uruguay & Vietnam. The Song has been certified Diamond in France (333.333), 5x Platinum in Australia (350.000), 4x Platinum in Canada (320.000), 3x Platinum in Mexico (420.000) & Portugal (30.000), 2x Platinum in Austria (60.000), Italy (200.000), New Zealand (60.000), Spain (120.000), Switzerland (40.000), UK (1.2000.000) & the US (2 Million) and Platinum in Denmark (90,000), Germany (400.000) & Poland (50.000). It's been certified Platinum in Greece for 2M streams!


Japanese Idol Group Nogizaka46) scores a Hot Shot Debut on the United World Chart landing at #7 with its 31st single "Koko Ni Wa Nai Mono" and 189.000 points! The song debuted atop the Oricon Singles chart with huge sales of 653,998! Since their third single, every Nogizaka46's song has reached #1 on the weekly Oricon chart! Nogizaka46 has sold over 18 million CDs in Japan so far.


Brenda Lee Official's ”Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree” lifts 10-8 on the United World Top 10, scoring another 175.000 points in its 21st total week on the chart! "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" is a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and was recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958! In 2008, on its 50th anniversary, Lee's original version had already sold over 25 million copies around the world with the 4th most digital downloads sold of any Christmas single! Although Decca released the single in both 1958 and again in 1959, it only became a hit in 1960 when it entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time, eventually peaking at #14 that year. Lee's 1958 recording still gets a huge amount of airplay, and has become a holiday favorite, returning each year to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reaching an all-time chart peak of No. 2 during the 2019 holiday season. The song rebounds 4-2 this week on the Billboard Global 200, and lifts 9-5 on the Billboard Global Excl. US. It has reached #1 in Lithuania, #2 in Canada, Greece, Latvia, New Zealand & Slovakia, #3 in Hungary & Switzerland, #4 in Austria, Germany & Ireland, #5 in the Czech Republic, Sweden & the UK, #7 in the Netherlands and #8 in Australia & Portugal! The Song has been certified 2x Platinum in the UK for 1.2M sales units and Platinum in New Zealand (20,000), Gold in Denmark (45,000), Italy (25,000), Portugal (5,000), Spain (25,000) and Greece (1M)!


SZA's new "Kill Bill" from her 2nd studio album 'SOS' lands at #9 on the United World Chart with 168,000 points! The song is titled after the 2003 martial arts film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The song is about expressing desire to kill both a former boyfriend and his new girlfriend. The narrator fact finally commits double homicide, repeatedly choosing "jail" or "hell" over being "alone"..."Kill Bill" has landed at #3 on this week's Billboard Hot 100 and debuts at #5 on the Billboard Global 200! The song hit #1 in New Zealand, #4 in Sweden, #5 in Australia & Canada, #7 in Ireland, #15 in the UK, #48 in the Netherlandsn #50 in Lithuania & #76 in Switzerland!


Nigerian Superstar Rema slips 8-10 on the United World chart with his smash hit "Calm Down" from his debut studio album 'Rave & Roses' (2022), earning another 164.000 points in its 16th week on the chart! The song charted across Europe, reaching number one on the Belgian Ultratop 50, the Dutch Top 40 and Dutch Single Top 100. A remix of the song with American singer Selena Gomez was released on 25 August 2022. The new version has reached #5 on the Billboard Global 200, #4 on the Billboard Global Excl’US and has been #1 on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for an unmatched 15 weeks, breaking the record for the longest-charting #1 single of All Time! “Calm Down" (The Original Version) has so far reached #1 in Belgium (Wallonia), the Netherlands, Romania & Switzerland, #2 in France, Lebanon & Luxembourg, #3 in Portugal, #7 in South Africa, #10 in Belgium (Flanders) & the UK, #15 in Ireland, #12 in Malaysia, #20 in Austria, #21 in Germany, #26 in Singapore, #29 in Italy, #55 in Sweden and #94 in Canada! “Calm Down” has been certified Diamond in France for 333,333 units, Platinum in Belgium (40.000) and Gold in Italy (50,000), Netherlands (40,000), Portugal (5,000), Spain (30,000) & US (500,000) and Silver in the UK (200,000).

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'Indigo' by rapper RM, leader of the Iconic Group BTS (방탄소년단), shoots to #1 on the United World chart with 339,000 equivalent sales, the top-selling album globally of the past week! 'Indigo', released on December 2 via Big Hit Music, is RM's 1st full-length album and 3rd overall following his eponymous mixtape in 2015 and 'Mono' in 2018! 'Indigo' is an archive of RM's late twenties, and features 10 tracks with guest stars Anderson Paak, Colde, Erykah Badu, Kim Sawol, Mahalia, Park Ji Yoon, Paul Blanco, Tablo of Epik High & Youjeen of Cherry Filter. "Wild Flower" ft. Youjeen is the powerful lead single! "Wild Flower" has so far reached #4 on the Circle Download Chart in South Korea and #83 on the Billboard Hot 100, drawing 4.1 million streams and 29,000 downloads in its first tracking week in the US, topping both the Digital Song Sales and World Digital Song Sales charts! Dazed listed "Wild Flower" at #17 on its year-end rank of the 40 best K-pop songs released in 2022, while music writer Taylor Glasby wrote that the song's position on the list was "a testament to its powerful and emotive immediacy", describing it as a "beautifully paced, produced and performed snapshot of a superstar's psyche, as fascinating as it is profoundly stirring.” 'Indigo' debuted atop the Billboard World Album Chart in the US and at #15 on the Billboard 200, landing at #2 on the Circle Album chart in Korea, #3 in Lithuania, #4 on the Oricon Album chart in Japan, #7 in Finland, #12 in New Zealand, #19 in Canada, #21 in Switzerland, #25 in Denmark, #26 in Australia, #29 in Austria, #44 in Spain, #54 in Belgium (Flanders), #55 in Sweden, #57 in Germany, #64 in Ireland, #67 in the Netherlands & #85 in Belgium (Wallonia).


'Cheshire', the sixth extended play of the hugely popular girl group ITZY, lands at #2 on the United World chart with 300,000 equivalent sales units, the World's 2nd best-selling album of the week! Released via JYP Entertainment and Republic Records on November 30, 2022, the album features 4 tracks, including the pre-released English-language single "Boys Like You", and the lead single also titled "Cheshire". 'Cheshire' was a commercial success, landing at #2 on the Billboard World Album chart and #25 on the Billboard 200. It debuted atop Korea's Circle Album Chart, becoming Itzy's 5th number-one album on the rank. 'Cheshire' also landed at #10 on the Oricon Album chart!


Metro Boomin lands at #3 on the United World Chart with his all star sophomore album 'Heroes & Villains' album, after shifting 240,000 equivalent units in its 1st week! Released via Republic Records and Boominati on December 2, the album features ASAP Rocky, Chris Brown, Don Toliver, Future, Gunna, John Legend, Mustafa, Travis Scott, 21 Savage, Young Nudy, Young Thug, The Weeknd and the late TakeOff. The album serves as the second project of a trilogy following his first album 'Not All Heroes Wear Capes' (2018). A deluxe edition of the album, titled 'Heroes & Villains' (Heroes Version), was released on December 5, 2022, containing instrumental versions of all songs from the standard edition. The album debuted atop the Billboard 200 and landed at #1 in Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, New Zealand & Switzerland, #2 in Sweden, #3 in Austria, Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway & the UK, #4 in Belgium (Flanders), #5 in Australia, #10 in Italy, #11 in Belgium (Wallonia), #20 in France and #28 in Spain.


Taylor Swift's chart-topping album 'Midnights' slips 1-4 on the United World Chart after 4 non consecutive weeks at #1, earning another 211.000 equivalent sales globally and over 4 Million excluding China. According to Republic Records the Album has sold around 6 Million in total including China! Its the #1 top-selling album of 2022 and tops the United World Year-To-Date chart! 'Midnights' is Taylor's 10th studio album inspired by her sleepless nights, and was written and produced by Swift with longtime collaborator Jack Antonoff. It's is a major commercial success across all formats of music consumption, having broken numerous records globally. It achieved the Spotify feat for the most single-day streams of an album and has reached #1 in 30 territories, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and the US. In the United States, it opened with over 1.5 million units, becoming 2022's fastest and best-selling album, logged the largest vinyl sales week of the 21st century, marked Swift's 11th number-one album on the Billboard 200, and spawned 10 top-ten songs on the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously, the most for any album in history! The Album is already 2x Platinum in the US (2M) and Canada (160,000), Platinum in Australia (70,000), New Zealand (15,000) and the UK (300,000) and Gold in Austria, Denmark, Italy, Poland & Spain!


Korean Superstar Girl Group Red Velvet lands at #5 with its 6th special Mini Album 'The Reve Festival 2022 ~ Birthday' earning 200,000 equivalent album sales in its first week. The EP is the second installment of 'The ReVe Festival 2022', and the fifth overall of The ReVe Festival series. 'The ReVe Festival 2022 – Birthday' contains 5 tracks. The lead single "Birthday" samples George Gershwin's composition Rhapsody in Blue. "Bye Bye" is a R&B pop dance song, "On a Ride" is a pop dance bop, "Zoom" is an R&B pop dance song while "Celebrate" is an R&B ballad. The album landed at #2 on the Circle Album chart in Korea and has reached #22 on the Oricon album chart in Japan!
'Her Loss', the collaborative studio album by Drake and 21 Savage, slips 3-6 on the United World chart, after landing at #1, and earns another 113,000 equivalent sales units in its 5th week and 1.177.000 so far! 'Her Loss' debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 404,000 album-equivalent units, including 12,000 pure album sales. Its tracks earned a total of 513.56 million on-demand streams. The album is Drake and 21 Savage's 12th and 3rd number-one album in the US, respectively. It has also reached #1 in Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Lithuania, Norway, Switzerland and the UK, #2 in Australia, Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovakia & Sweden, #3 in Italy, #4 in Belgium (Flanders) & Finland, #5 in the Czech Republic and Top 10 in Belgium (Wallonia), France, Germany & Spain! It has already been certified Silver in the UK for 60.000 units!


Michael Bublé's 'Christmas’ Album slips 4-7 on the United World Chart, selling another 102.000 units and 14.940 Million copies so far worldwide in its 72nd week on the chart! 'Christmas' is Bublé's 7th studio album and 1st Christmas album, first released on October 25, 2011, in the US. 'Christmas' is Bublé's 3rd chart-topper in the US following 2007's 'Call Me Irresponsible' and 2009's 'Crazy Love'! It's Buble's most successful album, one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century and one of the best-selling Christmas albums of All Time worldwide. The Album has reached #1 in Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden & the UK, #2 in Finland, Latvia, Lithuania & Mexico, #3 in Belgium & South Africa, #7 in the Czech Republic and #8 in Spain.


Harry Styles' chart-topping 3rd studio album, 'Harrys House', slips 5-8 on the United World Chart, earning another 86.000 equivalent units and 3.680.000 so far in its 29th week on the rank! Powered by its awesome single 'As It was', Harry's 2nd song to debut at #1 in both the UK and US, 'Harry's House' debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart with 113,000 album-equivalent units, becoming the fastest-selling album of 2022 in the country! It also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 with 521,500 album-equivalent units, including 330,000 album sales, the largest opening week of 2022 in the US at the time. It has reached No. 1 in various other countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland! The Album is already Platinum in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, the UK & the US and Gold in Austria & Poland.


Bad Bunny's former chart-topping 'Un Verano Sin Ti' slips 6-9 on the United World Chart, scoring another 74.000 equivalent units and 3.859.000 so far! 'Un Verano Sin Ti' ('A Summer Without You') is the 4th solo studio album, and 5th overall by Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny. Released on May 6, 2022, by Rimas Entertainment, the album includes 23 tracks and is a huge critical and commercial success, having debuted atop the US Billboard 200, marking Bad Bunny's 2nd #1 album and 2nd all-Spanish language album to top the chart! It's the first Spanish-language album in history to earn a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year and debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 with 274,000 album-equivalent units, Bunny's 2nd #1 album and 2nd all-Spanish language album to top the Billboard 200. The album also achieved the biggest streaming week for a Latin album ever, accumulating 356.66 Million official streams in the US, the most for any album since Drake's 'Certified Lover Boy' (2021), and was the most-streamed album on Spotify in 2022! It spent 13 nonconsecutive weeks atop the Billboard 200, becoming the album with the most weeks at No. 1 in 2022 and the 9th album overall to spend more than 10 weeks on top of the chart since 2000. 'Un Verano Sin Ti' is also the 1st album to spend its first six months on the chart in the top two, since the Billboard 200 began publishing in 1956! It topped the 2022 Billboard 200 Year-End Chart, the first all-Spanish album to do so. 'Un Verano Sin Ti is the 2nd-best-selling non-English-language album in U.S. history, just behind Linda Ronstadt's 'Canciones de Mi Padre' at 2.5 million units! The Album also hit #1 in Spain and is 4x platinum having sold 160,000 units in the country. It's Bunny's first album to reach #2 in Australia, #3 in Switzerland, #4 in Canada & Italy and #5 in the Netherlands! It has been certified Diamond in Mexico and Platinum in Italy!

 
Mariah Carey's magic 'Merry Christmas' re-enters the United World Chart at #10, selling another 61,000 equivalent units and 15 Million since its original release. It's Mariah's 4th studio album and her first Christmas album. Released by Columbia Records on October 28, 1994, between Music Box (1993) and Daydream (1995), the album features cover versions of popular Christmas songs in addition to original material. Carey worked with Walter Afanasieff, with whom she wrote all of the original tracks, as well as producing her interpretations of the covered material. Three singles were released from the album, including "All I Want for Christmas Is You" which went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time and the best-selling Christmas ringtone in the United States. The album reached #3 on the Blllboard 200, and has sold 5.7 million copies in the United States as of December 2019, and has been certified 8x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Internationally, it reached #1 in Japan, Latvia, and Lithuania, #2 in Australia, the Netherlands & Sweden, #3 in Italy, #4 in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway & Switzerland, #5 in Estonia, #6 in Finland, #9 in Greece & Portugal and #10 in New Zealand!
In 2005, the album was re-released as a special edition DualDisc, featuring "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and a special anniversary version of "Santa Claus is Comin' To Town" on the CD side. The DVD side features the entire album in enhanced PCM stereo and music videos. In 2010, Carey released a sequel Christmas album, 'Merry Christmas II You'. In 2019, an anniversary deluxe edition was released featuring live renditions, newer songs like "Oh Santa!" and "The Star", and numerous remixes in commemoration of the album's twenty-fifth anniversary. As of 2021, Merry Christmas has sold 15 million copies worldwide, becoming one of the best-selling holiday albums of all time. The album has been certified 6x Platinum in Australia, 3x Platinum in Canada, Denmark & Norway, 2x Platinum in Japan, Platinum in Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore & the UK and Gold in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland!

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Taylor Swift's latest top-seller, 'Midnights', scores a 4th week at #1 on the United World Chart, earning another 230.000 equivalent units globally and 3.822.000 Million in just 4 weeks Excl. China, and tops the United World Year-End chart replacing Bad Bunny! Including China, Taylor's tally surpasses 5.530 Million sales globally and is the World's best-selling Album of 2022!
'Midnights' is Taylor's 10th studio album, inspired by her sleepless nights, and is a major commercial success across all formats of music consumption, having broken numerous records globally. It achieved the Spotify feat for the most single-day streams of an album and has reached #1 in 30 territories so far, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Uruguay and the US. In the United States, it opened with over 1.5 million units, becoming 2022's fastest and best-selling album, logged the largest vinyl sales week of the 21st century, marked Swift's 11th number-one album on the Billboard 200, and spawned 10 top-ten songs on the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously, the most for any album in history! The Album is already 2x Platinum in the US, Platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK, and Gold in Denmark, Poland & Spain!


Keisuke Kuwata, Iconic frontman of the Southern All Stars, the 5th best-selling Japanese Act of All Time with sales of over 50M, scores the highest new entry on this week's United World chart, landing at #2 with his new best-of album ‘Always Somewhere’, which sold 154.475 units in its 1st week!‬


'Her Loss', the collaborative studio album by Drake and 21 Savage, dips 2-3 after landing at #1 on the United World Chart, earning another 139,000 equivalent sales units in its 4th week and 1.064.000 so far! 'Her Loss' debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 404,000 album-equivalent units, including 12,000 pure album sales. Its tracks earned a total of 513.56 million on-demand streams. The album is Drake and 21 Savage's 12th and 3rd number-one album in the US, respectively. It has also reached #1 in Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Lithuania, Norway, Switzerland and the UK, #2 in Australia, Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Slovakia & Sweden, #3 in Italy, #4 in Finland and is a Top 10 hit in Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany & Spain! It has already been certified Silver in the UK for 60.000 units!


Michael Bublé's 'Christmas’ Album rebounds 7-4 on the United World Chart, selling another 84.000 units and 14.838 Million copies so far worldwide in its 71st week on the list! 'Christmas' is Bublé's 7th studio album and 1st Christmas album, and was first released on October 25, 2011, in the US. It's Bublé's 3rd chart-topper in the US following 2007's 'Call Me Irresponsible' and 2009's 'Crazy Love' and his most successful album so far! It's also one of the best-selling albums of the 21st century and one of the best-selling Christmas albums of All Time worldwide. The Album has reached #1 in Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden & the UK, #2 in Finland, Latvia, Lithuania & Mexico, #3 in Belgium & South Africa, #7 in the Czech Republic and #8 in Spain.


Harry Styles' chart-topping 3rd studio album, 'Harry's House', dips 4-5 on the United World Chart, earning another 73.000 equivalent units and 3.594.000 so far in its 28th week on the list! Powered by its awesome single 'As It was', Harry's 2nd song to debut at #1 in both the UK and US, 'Harry's House' debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart with 113,000 album-equivalent units, becoming the fastest-selling album of 2022 in the country! It also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 with 521,500 album-equivalent units, including 330,000 album sales, the largest opening week of 2022 in the US at the time. It reached No. 1 in various other countries, including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland! The Album is already Platinum in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, the UK & the US and Gold in Austria & Poland.

Bad Bunny's former chart-topping 'Un Verano Sin Ti' slips 3-6 on the United World Chart, scoring another 72.000 units and 3.785.000 so far and dips 1-2 on the United World Year-End chart! 'Un Verano Sin Ti' ('A Summer Without You') is the 4th solo studio album, and 5th overall by Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny. Released on May 6, 2022, by Rimas Entertainment, the album includes 23 tracks and is a huge critical and commercial success, having debuted atop the US Billboard 200, marking Bad Bunny's 2nd #1 album and 2nd all-Spanish language album to top the chart! It's the first Spanish-language album in history to earn a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year and debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 with 274,000 album-equivalent units, Bunny's 2nd #1 album and 2nd all-Spanish language album to top the Billboard 200. The album also achieved the biggest streaming week for a Latin album ever, accumulating 356.66 Million official streams in the US, the most for any album since Drake's 'Certified Lover Boy' (2021), and was the most-streamed album on Spotify in 2022! It spent 13 nonconsecutive weeks atop the Billboard 200, becoming the album with the most weeks at No. 1 in 2022 and the 9th album overall to spend more than 10 weeks on top of the chart since 2000. 'Un Verano Sin Ti' is also the 1st album to spend its first six months on the chart in the top two, since the Billboard 200 began publishing in 1956! It topped the 2022 Billboard 200 Year-End Chart, the first all-Spanish album to do so. 'Un Verano Sin Ti is the 2nd-best-selling non-English-language album in U.S. history, just behind Linda Ronstadt's 'Canciones de Mi Padre' at 2.5 million units! The Album also hit #1 in Spain and is 4x platinum having sold 160,000 units in the country. It's Bunny's first album to reach #2 in Australia, #4 in Canada & Italy and top 10 in the Netherlands and Switzerland! It has been certified Diamond in Mexico, 4x Platinum in Spain and Platinum in Italy!


French Superstar Mylène Farmer debuts at #7 with her 12th studio album 'L’emprise', which earned 65.000 equivalent units it its 1st week on retail. 'L'emprise' was released on November 25, 2022 by Stuffed Monkey. The album was certified Gold in France for 50,000 copies sold within the first week of its release! The album also debuted at #1 in Belgium (Wallonia) and Switzerland.

Lil Baby's 3rd Studio album 'It's Only Me' slips 6-8 on the United World Chart, earning another 57.000 equivalent units and a total of 776.000 so far, after landing at #3! 'It's Only Me' debuted atop the US Billboard 200 with 216,000 album-equivalent units (including 6,500 pure album sales) in its first week on sale in the United States. The album earned a total of 288.97 million official streams for its tracks, the third-highest figure for one-week streams for an album in 2022! It's the Rapper's 3rd chart topper in the US and also debuted at #1 in Canada, reaching #2 in the Netherlands, #3 in the UK, #4 in Switzerland, #5 in Norway, and has reached the Top 10 in Australia, Austria, Denmark, Ireland & New Zealand!

The Weeknd’s Greatest Hits Album, ‘The Highlights’, re-enters the United World top 10 at #9, scoring another 49.000 equivalent units and 4.067.000 since its release on February 5, 2021! 'The Highlights' debuted at #2 on the US Billboard 200 with 89,000 album-equivalent units, including 10,000 pure album sales. It’s the Weeknd's highest charting compilation album, and marks the biggest first week debut for a greatest hits album since Blake Shelton's ‘Fully Loaded: God's Country’ in 2019, which peaked at #2 on the chart dated December 28, 2019. The album also debuted at #1 in Canada & New Zealand, reaching #2 in Australia, Portugal & the UK, #3 in Ireland, Netherlands, #3 in the UK, #4 in France, #7 in Poland, #8 in Argentina and #10 in Belgium (Flanders) & Switzerland! The album has been certified 3x Platinum in Canada & New Zealand, and Platinum in France & the UK!

Morgan Wallen's former chart-topper, 'Dangerous: The Double Album', re-enters the United World Chart at #9, scoring another 48.000 equivalent units and 6.129.000 so far. 'Dangerous' is the 2nd studio album by the country music singer, and was released on January 8, 2021, via Big Loud Records and Republic Records featuring Chris Stapleton and Ben Burgess. Dangerous was preceded by the release of two singles: "More Than My Hometown", and "7 Summers"; and six promotional singles: "Cover Me Up", "This Bar", "Heartless (Wallen Album Mix)", "Somebody's Problem", "Still Goin' Down", and "Livin' the Dream". The album received positive reviews from music critics and was a massive commercial success, landing at #1 on the US Billboard 200 and US Top Country Albums charts, earning 265,000 album-equivalent units in its first week! In March 2022, the album broke the all-time record for the longest duration in the #1 spot (84 weeks and still counting) on Billboard's Country Albums chart. It achieved the most weeks in the top ten of the Billboard 200 by a solo studio album! It became the 1st country album to spend its first 4 weeks atop the Billboard 200 chart since Shania Twain's 'Up'! in 2003. The album spent a total of 10 weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200, becoming the best-selling album for the first half of 2021. As of September 2021, the album has earned 2,539,000 album-equivalent units and has sold 267,000 copies in the United States. 'Dangerous' also landed at #1 in Canada & #2 in Australia. It has been certified 4x Platinum in the US for 4 Million sales units, Platinum in Canada (80.000) and Gold in Australia for 35.000 units!

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Released on September 22, 2022 as the lead single from Sam's upcoming 4th studio album, 'Gloria, "Unholy" is #3 on the Billboard Global chart Excl.US after 8 weeks at #1, and is #5 on the Global 200 after 4 weeks at No. 1 starting in October. In the US, the song is #7 on this week's Hot 100, after hitting #1 in its 4th week, becoming the 1st song from either artist to reach the top of the chart and Smith's highest charting single, surpassing 2014's "Stay with Me" which peaked at #2. The song made history with Petras becoming the first openly transgender woman to reach #1, and Smith the first openly non-binary person to do so. "Unholy" has been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards, marking Smith's first nomination since 2015 and Petras's first nomination overall. The song also debuted atop the Official UK Singles chart with 5.9 Million streams, becoming Smith's 8th UK #1 to date, putting them on par with Oasis and the Rolling Stones, and Petras's 1st. It also debuted at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart in Australia, Smith's 2nd chart-topper down under and Petras's first, and is back #1 this week! The song has also reached #1 in Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Canada, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia & Turkey, #2 in Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Iceland, Lebanon, Norway, Portugal, Romania & Switzerland, #3 in Denmark & Finland, #4 in South Africa, #5 in France and Top 10 in Belgium (Flanders), Brazil, Indonesia & Japan (Billboard). “Unholy” has been certified Platinum in Australia (70.000 units), New Zealand (30.000), Poland (50,000) & the US (1M), and Gold in Austria (15,000), Belgium (20,000), France (100.000), Germany (200.000), Italy (50.000) & the UK (400.000)!


The Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey, scores this week's largest points increase, up 5-2 on the United World chart with her Christmas classic 'All I Want For Christmas Is You', after earning another 246.000 points (+39%)! The song charts an 86th week on the list with a total of 14,756,000 points, lifting to #9 on the United World All Time Chart! It holds at 1 on the Billboard Global 200, adding a 10th total week atop the chart since its debut in 2020. It also returns to #1 atop the Billboard Global Excl'US this week, for the 1st time this year! "All I Want For Christmas" was written and produced by Mariah and Walter Afanasieff, and was released as the lead single from Mariah’s 4th studio album and first holiday album, ‘Merry Christmas’ on October 29, 1994. The song became a huge global success, topping the charts in 26 countries including Australia, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden & Switzerland. 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 for the first time, after spending a record 69 weeks in the top 40. The song has returned to #1 in the UK this week, for the 1st time this year! "All I Want for Christmas Is You" is the best-selling holiday song of All Time by a female artist, and one of the best-selling physical singles in music history, having sold 16 million copies worldwide! The song has been certified Diamond in the US for sales of 10 million, becoming the first and only holiday song to accomplish this feat. It is also certified 9x Platinum in Australia (630.000), 7x Platinum in Canada (560.000), 6x Platinum in the UK (4 Million), 4x Platinum in Denmark (360.000), Italy (280.000) & Norway (240.000), 3x Platinum in New Zealand (30.000) & Spain (150.000), 2x Platinum in Germany (1M), Japan (500.000) & Portugal (20.000), Platinum in Brazil (60.000) & Greece (2M Streams), Gold in Belgium (10,000) and Silver in Japan (30M Streams)!


Taylor Swift's “Anti-Hero” dips 2-3 after a 3 week reign atop the United World Chart, earning another 230.000 points in its 7th week on the list. "Anti-Hero" debuted atop the United World chart with Taylor charting 5 songs simultaneously in the top 10, the 1st Artist to do so in United World chart history, including “Lavender Haze” at no.3, “Snow On The Beach” ft. Lana Del Rey at #4, 'Midnight Rain' at no.5 and 'Maroon' at no.8! “Anti-Hero” is the lead single from Taylor’s 10th studio album ‘Midnights’ and was written and produced by Swift and Jack Antonoff. Its lyrics were inspired by Taylor's nightmares, and her issues with anxiety, depersonalization and self-hatred! "Anti-Hero" scored over 17.4 million plays in its first 24 hours on Spotify globally, setting a new record for the biggest opening day for a song in the platform's history. The single also debuted atop the Billboard Global 200 and Global Excl. US charts, holding at #1 on the Global 200 for 4 weeks! It is currently #7 on the Billboard Global 200 and #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 after 6 consecutive weeks atop the chart, Swift's 9th #1 single. Swift became the 1st artist in history to occupy the entire top 10 spots of the chart simultaneouly, the 1st artist to occupy the whole top 10 of the Hot 100, the Streaming Songs and Digital Songs charts the same week, the female artist with the most top 10 entries (40), surpassing Madonna, and the 1st artist to debut atop both the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 simultaneously 4 times! In Australia, "Anti-Hero" marked Taylor’s 9th #1 song, and spent 6 consecutive weeks atop the ARIA singles chart where it is #2 this week. "Anti-Hero" marked Swift's 2nd #1 single in the UK after "Look What You Made Me Do" in 2017, and held for 6 weeks at #1. This week it has slipped to #2. Swift became the first woman to simultaneously debut atop the UK Singles and Albums chart since Miley Cyrus in 2013 with ‘Bangerz’ and "Wrecking Ball". The song marked Taylor’s third chart-topper in Ireland, and scored a Chart Double with Midnights' debuting atop the IRMA Albums Chart! "Ant-Hero" held at #1 in Ireland for 6 weeks, and dips to #2 this week! In Germany, "Anti-Hero" scored Swift her 1st top 10 song on the official Top 100 Songs chart since "Look What You Made Me Do", debuting at #8! It has also reached #1 in Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Croatia, Denmark, Indonesia, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Philippines & Singapore. It's a Top 5 hit in Greece, Iceland, India, Lithuania, Norway, Portugal, South Africa, Taiwan & Vietnam, and a top 10 hit in Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Finland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Lebanon, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia & Switzerland! “Anti-Hero” has already been certified Platinum in Australia (70.000) & Canada (80.000), Gold in New Zealand (15.000) and Silver in the UK (200.000).


David Guetta's "I'm Good (Blue)" with Bebe Rexha dips from its peak at #3 to #4 on the United World Chart, earning another 207.000 points in its 15th week on the list! Released on 26 August 2022, via What a DJ and Warner UK, the song was written by Kamille and Rexha who also composed the track with Deba Dakaj, Phil Plested and Guetta. I’m good” samples Eiffel 65's 1998 global hit "Blue (Da Ba Dee)” and after going viral on Tik Tik this year, it has topped the charts in 20 countries so far and peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 Global chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Guetta's 7th and Rexha's 4th US top 10 hit. The song has reached #1 in Australia, Belgum, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. It has reached #2 in Austria, Croatia, Ireland, Lebanon & Slovakia, #3 in Bulgaria & Germany, #4 in France, Hungary, Lithuania & New Zealand, and top ten in Italy, Portugal, Singapore & South Africa! The song has been certified 3x Platinum in Brazil for 120.000 sales units, Platinum in Canada (80.000), France (200.000), Italy (100,000), and Spain (60.000) and is already gold in Austria (15.000), Denmark (45.000), Germany (200.000), New Zealand (15.000) and the UK (400.000). “I’m Good” has been nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Recording at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.


Harry Styles' chart-topper "As It Was" dips 4-5 on the United World chart, scoring another 204,000 points after 22 weeks at #1, the longest run at #1 in United World chart history (22 weeks)! The song has earned 11,482,000 points in total, and is #37 on the All Time Chart! "As It Was" is the title track from Harry’s record-breaking album ‘Harry’s House’, and reigns atop the United World year-to-date list, the World's #1 song of 2022! "As It Was" earned the Guinness World Records title for the most streamed track on Spotify within 24 hours by a male artist, and broke the Apple Music streaming record for most 1st-day streams for a 2022 release. It's the fastest song to reach 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800 & 900 Million streams on Spotify, the fastest Solo song to reach a Billion, and the fastest Song to reach 1.2 Billion, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 & 1.6 Billion streams! “As It Was” opened atop the Billboard Global 200 with the greatest global streaming week of 2022, becoming Styles's 1st No. 1 on the chart, and also topped the Billboard Global Excl.US where it is #7 this week! “As It Was” is Harry’s 2nd number one single in the US ! The song spent 15 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the longest-running US number one by a UK act, the longest-running #1 song of the decade, the longest running #1 solo song of All Time and the 4th longest running #1 Song in Hot 100 history! In the UK, "As It Was" became Styles's 2nd solo #1 on the Official singles chart, debuting with the biggest sales and streaming weeks of any single in 2022. It spent 10 weeks atop the UK chart, becoming the longest-running #1 of the year . "As It Was" has topped the weekly charts in 35 countries including Australia where it reigned atop the ARIA Singles Chart for 7 weeks, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden & Switzerland! The song hit #2 in Argentina, Bolivia, Finland, Japan (Billboard Hot Overseas), Norway, Peru, Russia & South Africa! It's a top 5 hit in Costa Rica, Indonesia, Italy, Panama, Paraguay & the Philippines, and is a top 10 hit in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Spain, Uruguay & Vietnam. The Song has been certified Diamond in France (333.333), 5x Platinum in Australia (350.000), 4x Platinum in Canada (320.000), 3x Platinum in Mexico (420.000) & Portugal (30.000), 2x Platinum in Austria (60.000), Italy (200.000), New Zealand (60.000), Spain (120.000), Switzerland (40.000), UK (1.2000.000) & the US (2 Million) and Platinum in Denmark (90,000), Germany (400.000) & Poland (50.000). It's been certified Platinum in Greece for 2M streams!


Wham!’s “Last Christmas” enters the United World top 10 for the 1st time this year, up 15-6 with 189.000 points! Originally released in December 1984 via CBS Records, it was written and produced by George Michael. "Last Christmas" spent 5 consecutive weeks at #2 on the UK Singles Chart, held off the top spot at Christmas by Band Aid's "Do They Know It's Christmas?" on which Michael also performed. After many chart runs in subsequent years, which included three more weeks at #2, the song finally reached #1 on the UK Singles Chart on New Year's Day 2021, more than 36 years after its initial release, becoming Wham!’s 5th UK #1 single. "Last Christmas" had for many years held the record as the highest-selling single "never" to top the Official Singles Chart with 1.9 million copies sold (not including streams) and finally topped the chart with 40,149 combined sales in January 2021 after drawing 9.2 million streams the last week of 2020 and selling 1,555 downloads! The song also topped the charts in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Sweden, hit #2 in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway & Switzerland, #3 in Canada, Greece & Portugal, #6 in Poland, #7 in France and the United States and #9 in Spain! Wham! donated all of their royalties to relief efforts for the Ethiopian famine. It was the most-played Christmas song of the 21st century in the UK, overtaken only by "Fairytale of New York" in 2015. The song has been certified 5x Platinum in Australia (350,000) and the UK (3M), 4x Platinum in Denmark (360,000), 3x Platinum in Japan (750,000), 2x Platinum in Canada (160,000), Italy (100,000), New Zealand (40,000) & the US (2M) and Platinum in Germany (500,000), Netherlands (100,000), Portugal (10,000) & Spain (50,000)!


Metro Boomin’s new smash hit “Creepin’” with The Weeknd & 21 Savage makes a hot shot debut at #7 on the United World chart, scoring 173.000 points in its 1st week! "Creepin'" is from Boomin's 2nd studio album ‘Heroes & Villains’, this week’s #1 Album on the Billboard 200. "Creepin’" interpolates "I Don't Wanna Know" (2004) by Mario Winans featuring Enya and PDiddy. The song debuted at #1 in Canada, #3 on the Billboard Global 200 and #5 on the US hot 100 ! It has also reached #1 in Malaysia & Singapore, #2 in Lithuania & Romania, #4 in Slovakia, #6 in Switzerland, #7 in Luxembourg & New Zealand & #10 in Ireland.
Nigerian Superstar heisrema rebounds 9-8 on the United World chart with his smash hit "Calm Down" from his debut studio album 'Rave & Roses' (2022), earning another 153.000 points in its 15th week on the chart! The song charted across Europe, reaching number one on the Belgian Ultratop 50, the Dutch Top 40 and Dutch Single Top 100. A remix of the song with American singer Selena Gomez was released on 25 August 2022. The new version has reached #5 on the Billboard Global 200, #4 on the Billboard Global Excl’US and has been #1 on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for an unmatched 15 weeks, breaking the record for the longest-charting #1 single of All Time! “Calm Down" (The Original Version) has so far reached #1 in Belgium (Wallonia), the Netherlands, Romania & Switzerland, #2 in France, Lebanon & Luxembourg, #3 in Portugal, #7 in South Africa, #10 in Belgium (Flanders) & the UK, #15 in Ireland, #12 in Malaysia, #20 in Austria, #21 in Germany, #26 in Singapore, #29 in Italy, #55 in Sweden and #94 in Canada! “Calm Down” has been certified Diamond in France for 333,333 units, Platinum in Belgium (40.000) and Gold in Italy (50,000), Netherlands (40,000), Portugal (5,000), Spain (30,000) & US (500,000) and Silver in the UK (200,000).


Colombian star, MTZ Manuel Turizo dips 8-9 on the United World Chart after peaking at #5 with his new smash hit "La Bachata", scoring another 152.000 points in its 20th week on the list! "La Bachata" was written by Turizo, Edgar Barrera, Andrés Jael Correa Rios, Miguel Andrés Martinez and Turizo's manager Juan Diego Medina. The song was released in May 2022 and reached No. 1 in Argentina, Mexico, Spain and the US Billboard Latin Airplay charts, his 5th No. 1. The track reached #6 on the Billboard Global 200 and #3 on the Global Excl. U.S. chart. Since October 28, 2022, the single has topped the Billboard Argentina Hot 100 for 12 non consecutive weeks! “La Bachata” has already been certified 6x Platinum in Spain (360.000), 3x Platinum in the US (Latin) (180.000) and Platinum in Mexico (140.000)!


Brenda Lee Official’s ”Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree” enters the United World Top 10 for the first time this year, up 26-10, scoring another 146.000 units in its 20th total week on the chart! "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" is a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and was recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958! In 2008, on its 50th anniversary, Lee's original version had already sold over 25 million copies around the world with the 4th most digital downloads sold of any Christmas single! Although Decca released the single in both 1958 and again in 1959, it only became a hit in 1960 when it entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart for the first time, eventually peaking at #14 that year. Lee's 1958 recording still gets a lot of airplay, and has become a holiday favorite, returning each year to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reaching an all-time chart peak of No. 2 during the 2019 holiday season. The song has reached #4 this week on the Billboard Global 200, and #1 in Lithuania, #2 in Canada, Greece, Latvia & New Zealand, #3 in Hungary, #4 in Austria, Ireland & Switzerland, #5 in the Czech Republic, Sweden & the UK, #6 in Germany, #7 in the Netherlands and #8 in Australia & Portugal! The Song has been certified 2x Platinum in the UK for 1.2M sales units and Platinum in New Zealand (20,000), Gold in Italy (25,000), Portugal (5,000), Spain (25,000) and Greece (1M)!

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'Her Loss', the collaborative studio album by Drake and 21 Savage, rockets to #1 on the United World Chart with 514,000 equivalent sales units, mainly from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom!


After two massive weeks atop the united World Chart, Taylor Swift's new top-seller 'Midnights' dips 1-2 on the United World Chart, selling another 405,000 sales and 3,031 million in total Eclu. China in just three weeks, already no.3 on the year-to-date list, behind Bad Bunny's 'Un Verano Sin Ti' (3,56 million) and Harry Styles' 'Harry House' (3,38 million)! Including China, Taylor's tally surpasses 3.9 Million sales globally!


Joji's 3rd album 'Smithereens' lands at No. 3 on the United World chart with 93,000 equivalent sales units after reaching #3 in Australia & Canada and Top 10 in Lithuania, New Zealand & Norway and #13 in the UK! Joji was born in Osaka, Japan of an Australian father and Japonese mother, and moved to the US at 18, where he began his YouTube career in 2011, helping to popularize the Harlem Shake through his videos, and contributing to the success of Baauer's song of the same name! His debut album, 'Ballads 1', was released in 2018 featuring the single "Slow Dancing in the Dark", followed by his 2nd album, 'Nectar' (2020), which contained the tracks "Sanctuary" and "Run". In 2022, he hit the US Billboard Hot 100 top-ten with his 1st US hit, "Glimpse of Us", the lead single on 'Smithereens’.


Lil Baby's 'Only Me' holds at #4 with 82.000 equivalent units and a total of 585.000 after landing at #3 four weeks ago!


This year's #1 Album so far on the United World Chart, Bad Bunny's 'Un Verano Sin Te', sells another 77.000 eqivalent units and 3.561.000 in total!


Harry Styles' chart-topping 'Harrys House' holds at #6 on the United World Chart, earning another 72.000 equivalent units and 3.382.000 so far!


Stray Kids' chart-topping album 'Maxident' re-enters the Unted World Top 10 at #7 selling another 68.000 units and 1.442.000 in its 4th week on the chart, while former #1, Beyoncé's 'Renaissance', dips 7-8, selling another 55.000 equivalent units and 1.561.000 so far!


Country Superstar Morgan Wallen holds at #9, after peaking at #1 on the United World Chart , shifting another 49.000 equivalent units and 5.982.000 so far, while The Weeknd's 2nd greatest hits album 'Highlights' returns to the Top 10 at #10, earning another 48.000 equivalent sales this past week, and 3.922.000 so far!



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