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Taylor Swift has done it again for the 2nd time this year as her new album 'evermore' lands at #1 on the United World Chart! Evermore' sold over 1 Million equivalent units globally in less than a week according to Republic Records. This includes sales in China where Taylor is the top-selling international Artist. 'evermore' is the most streamed and downloaded album of the past week in the US and UK, debuting at #1 on both the Billboard 200 in America and the Official UK Chart. In the US, the album landed atop the Billboard 200, her 8th No. 1 on the chart, after selling 329,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Dec. 17, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data which includes nearly 167,000 streaming units equaling 220.49 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs, along with 154,500 pure sales and just under 8.000 TEA units. Taylor extends her record as the Female Artist with the most #1 debuts on the Billboard 200! Taylor is now the 3rd Act in history to debut 8 consecutive studio albums at #1 in the US! Released by surprise on Dec. 11, its Taylor’s 2nd chart topper in 2020 after ‘folklore’. Swift is also the 1st woman, and 3rd overall act to score 2 x No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart in 2020 following Young boy never broke with ‘Top’ and ’38 baby’ and BTS with ‘Be’ and ‘Map of the Soul: 7’. With 329,000 equivalent units, ‘evermore’ scores the 5th Best Week in the US in 2020 after her own ‘folklore’ which opened with 846,000 on Aug. 8. She is the 1st Female Act to have 2 Albums on the Billboard 200 Top 3, simultaneously. Taylor is also the Female Act with the fastest time between two albums topping the Billboard 200! In the UK, Swift debuted with 'evermore' at #1 and is now the fastest female artist to accumulate six No. 1 albums on the Official UK chart, surpassing Madonna, and the first female artist to score six chart-toppers in the 21st-century! It's her 2nd No. 1 album in 2020 after 'folklore', establishing her as the first act to score multiple chart-topping albums in a calendar year, since David Bowie in 2016. 'evermore' also debuted at #1 on the Aria Album chart in Australia, giving Tay her 7th chart-topping album down under. Taylor achieved her second #1 album of the year just 19 weeks after 'folklore', setting the record for the shortest gap between two successive No. 1 albums. 'evermore' also topped the Album chart in New Zealand and debuted at #2 in Belgium (Flanders), #3 in Ireland where it is the most downloaded and streamed album of the week, #3 in the Netherlands & Sweden, #4 in Norway, #24 in Germany, #26 in Italy and #29 on the Japan Billboard Hot Albums chart! 'evermore' features guest appearances from American bands Bon Iver, Haim, and The National.

South Korean/Japanese girl group IZ.ONE lands at #2 on the United World Chart after selling 375,000 units of their brand new album 'One-Reeler, Act IV' which debuted atop the Gaon Album chart in Korea.

Kid Cudi debuts at #3 with his new album 'Man On The Moon III: The Chosen' and equivalent sales of 184,000, while 'Folklore' returns to No. 4 this week selling another 165,000 and over 4 million globally so far including China.

New entry at #5 for Japanese Artist Masaharu Fukuyama after selling 137,000 units of his brand new album 'Akira'! The Album debuted atop the Oricon Album Chart in Japan.

AC/DC's former #1 Album 'Power Up' lifts 8-6 after selling another 135.000 units and 870.000 so far, while Canadian Superstar Michael Bublé rebounds 9-7 with his chart topping 'Christmas' album, after selling another 1119,000 units and 13?575.000 so far. It's the best-selling holiday album of All Time! 

Pop Kings BTS dip 7-8 this week with their latest album 'BE' which topped the United World Chart for 2 weeks! The album has sold another 90.000 sales and a total of 3.197.000 so far. BTS is #1 on the year end chart with 'Map Of The Soul: 7' which has sold 6.455.000 equivalent units so far!

Pop Smoke reenters the Top 10 at #9 with 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The moon' after selling another 82.000 units and 3.097.000 so far, while former chart topper, Ariana Grande, closes this week's Top 10 with her 6th studio album 'Positions' after selling another 80,000 equivalent units and 948.000 so far according to the United World Chart!

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Korean Superstar Group NCT has done it again, landing at #1 this week on the United World Album Chart with equivalent sales of 415,000, 402,000 of which was from Korea alone, according to Hanteo. RESONANCE PT. 2 is the 2nd part of NCT's 2nd studio album, RESONANCE PT. 1, which debuted at No.1 on the United World Chart just 7 weeks ago with sales of 764,000. RESONANCE PT. 2 was released on November 23, 2020 by SM Entertainment and features contributions from all 23 members of the group. The album has a total of 21 tracks with 8 new tracks including "90's Love" and "Work It", and 13 existing tracks from NCT 2020 RESONANCE PT. 1. RESONANCE PT. 2 debuted at #1 on the Gaon Album Chart in Korea and hit #14 on the Oricon Album Chart in Japan!

New Korean phenomenon Enhypen debuts at #2 on the United World Chart with 'BORDER-DAY ONE', selling 357,000 equivalent units in its 1st week. The rookie Group made an impressive debut landing at #3 on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart and at #2 on the Gaon Album Chart!

Japanese legendary Band, Mr.Children, lands at #3 on the United world Chart with their new album 'Soundtracks' and 1st week sales of 279,000 after debuting at #1 on the Oricon Album Chart in Japan!

The Iconic Korean Band, GOT7, debuts at #4 this week with their brand new album, 'Breath Of Love: Last Piece' and equivalent album sales of 273.000! The Album debuted at #1 on US iTunes and at #2 on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart. It also debuted at #3 on the Gaon Album Chart in Korea!

Korean Superstar kai from the legendary Korean Band EXO, lands at #5 with his debut solo mini album 'KAI' after selling 252,000 units in its first week! Kai made a spectacular debut atop the Worldwide Apple Music Album Chart and the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart simultaneously, and held for 3 days atop the latter!! 

Canadian Superstar Shawn Mendes lands at #6 on the United World Chart with his 4th studio album 'Wonder' and 151,000, sales after debuting at #1 on the Billboard 200 in the US! Pop Kings BTS are #7 this week with their new album 'BE' which topped the United World Chart for the last 2 weeks! The album has sold another 135,000 sales and a total of 3,107,000 so far. BTS is #1 on the year end chart with 'Map Of The Soul: 7' which has sold 6,455,000 equivalent units so far!

AC/DC's former #1 Album, 'Power Up' drops 4-8 after selling another 118.000 units and 735.000 so far, while Canadian heartthrob Michael Bublé dips 7-9 with his chart topping 'Christmas'album, after selling another 102,000 units and 13,456,000 so far. Its the best selling holiday album of All Time!

Former chart topper, Ariana Grande, closes this week's Top 10 with her 6th studio album 'Positions' after selling another 96,000 equivalent units and 868.000 so far according to the United World Chart!

BTS' BE' scores a 2nd week atop the United World Chart, selling over half a million equivalent sales units and more than 3 Million copies in just 2 weeks! 'BE' rockets to no. 4 on the year-to-date United World Chart list, topped by their own set 'Map Of the Soul: 7' which has already sold in excess of 6.4 million copies!

Japanese boy Group, JO1, lands at #2 with their first studio album 'The Star' and over 160.000 sales according to Oricon.

Bad Bunny's 3rd studio album ''El Último Tour Del Mondo' debuts at no.3 with sales of over 130,000 after debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200!

AC/DC dips 3-4 in its 3rd week selling another 124,000 EAUs and a total of 617,000 so far, after debuting at #1 atop the United World Chart!

Miley Cyrus' brand new 'Plastic Hearts' debuts at no.5 with around 120,000 equivalent album units sold in its first week, after debuting at #2 on the Billboard 200!

Ariana Grande's 'Positions' dips 4-6 on the United World Chart, shifting another 97,000 equivalent album units this past week, and a total of 772,000 since its release!

Michael Bublé's 'Christmas' album is back in the Top 10 of the United World Chart as always in December, at #7 globally this week, after selling another 87,000 EAUs and a total of 13,354,000 units so far. Its the top-selling Xmas album of all time!

Former #1, Pop Smoke's 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' slips 6-8 this week after selling another 82.000 equivalent album units and 2.933.000 so far, while Taylor Swift's 'Folklore' dips 7-9 after selling another 82.000 units and over 4 million units so far including sales in China!

Harry Styles' 'Fine Line' dips 9-10 after selling another 61,000 units and 3,781,000 so far!

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Bad Bunny's reggaeton smash hit "Dákiti" ft. Jhay Cortez lifts 3-1 on the United World Chart in its 5th week with 334,000 points! "Dakiti" was released on October 30, 2020 via Rimas Entertainment as the lead single from Bad Bunny's 3rd studio album, 'El Último Tour Del Mundo'. The song debuted at No. 1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart, becoming the first song in history to do so. It hit #1 on the weekly charts in Argentina, Mexico and Spain and debuted at #9 on the US Hot 100, becoming the first song ever to simultaneously debut at #1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart and the US Hot 100 Top 10! It's Bad Bunny's 3rd Hot 100 Top 10 hit after the 2018 hits "I Like It" with Cardi B J Balvin and "Mia" ft. Drake. "Dákiti" and "Mia" are the only all-Spanish-language songs to have debuted on the Hot 100 Top 10. 'Dákiti" reached #5 on the Hot 100 in its 5th week and topped both the new Billboard global 200 and the Global Exclu. US simultaneously, the first Spanish-language song to do so. "Dákiti " held atop the Global 200 in November for a fortnight, becoming the 1st song to earn 100 million streams 2 weeks in a row on the chart! This week it's #1 on the Global 200 once again. On November 8, "Dákiti" scored the highest single day streams for any song in 2020 (7.85 million)! Bad Bunny was just named Spotify's most streamed artist of 2020 with 8.3 Billion streams, and scored the biggest streaming year in Spotify history, surpsassing Drake's score of 8.2 billion in 2018. Bad Bunny said of the songs's success: "This one is very special because it's a song that came out of nothing! We didn't expect to have success of this magnitude. Working with Jhay, both Latinos from Puerto Rico representing at a global level fills me with pride as we are competing amongst great songs and artists". BTS' "Dynamite" holds at #2 with 272.000 points after topping the United World Chart for 8 weeks and making history as the 1st Asian Act to do so! Its BTS's 1st english manguage bop and the 1st song in 2020 to sell over 1 million downloads, scoring the biggest global sales debut of 2020 on Global Spotify!

Former chart topper "Mood" by 24kGoldn ft. iann dior rebounds 4-3 in its 14th week on the chart with 245.000 points. "Mood" holds at #1 atop the Global Spotify Chart!

Mariah Carey's amazing "All I Want For Christmas Is You" returns to the Top 10, up 14-4 with 217.000 points while Ariana Grande holds at #5 for a 4th week with her global smash hit "Positions" scoring 200.000 points after debuting at #1 on the United World Chart!

The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" rebounds 9-6 for a 49th week, extending his United World Record for Song With The Most Weeks In The Top 10 Od Alltime! The song scored another 165.000 points. "Blinding Lights" topped the United World Chart for 17 weeks and is the No. 1 song on the year to end chart! 

This week's largest points increase is "Last Christmas" by Wham! which rockets 33-7 with 160.000 points while Billie Eilish dips 7-8 with her new "Therefore I Am" after debuting at #1 on the chart! The song scores another 159.000 points and is her 2nd United World Chart #1 following "Bad Guy".

Miley Cyrus' smash hit "Midnight Sky" rebounds 17-9 with 150.000 points while Maluma's "Hawái dips 8-10 this week on the United World Chart with 137.000 points after peaking at #3 two weeks ago following the release of the new remix of the song by the Weeknd. 
                                   

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BTS makes history as the first Act ever to top the United World Album & Singles chart simultaneously. Their brand new album 'BE' debuts on the United World Chart with massive 1st week sales of 2,444,000! The new album goes straight to #9 on the 2020 year-end list, where the band's former album, 'Map Of The Soul: 7' leads with sales of 6,418,000! 'Map Of The Soul: 7' sold 3,707,000 equivalent album units in its first week. 'BE' is BTS' 5th album to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 242,000 album-equivalent units in its 1st week in the US with BTS becoming the fastest group to earn five chart-topping albums since the Beatles in 1968. BTS also became the only act besides
Taylor Swift
to debut atop the Hot 100 and the Billboard 200 simultaneously! BTS also became the first group and 9th overall act to top the Artist 100, Hot 100, and Billboard 200 charts simultaneously. The album was also their 4th chart-topper in Canada. 'BE' debuted at #1 on the Gaon Album Chart in Korea with first week sales of 2.274 million copies on the Hanteo Chart, representing the second-highest first week sales in the chart's history, after 'Map of the Soul: 7.' 'BE' became BTS' 8th consecutive million seller in the country. In Japan, 'BE' entered at #1 on the Oricon Albums Chart, selling 191,208 copies in its first week. 'BE' debuted at #2 on the UK Albums Chart, becoming BTS' 4th Top 10 album in the UK. In Ireland, the album topped the Irish Albums Chart, becoming the band's 2nd chart-topper in the country following 'Map of the Soul: 7'. The album was also BTS' 3rd chart-topper in New Zealand! 'BE' became BTS' 1st chart topper in Belgium (Flanders) and in Norway. It also hit #1 in Denmark, Lithuania, Poland and Portugal. In Australia, 'BE' debuted at #2 on the ARIA Albums chart, BTS' 7th Top 10 album in the country. The album also hit #2 in Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. 'BE' peaked at #3 in Sweden and Belgium (Wallonia), #4 in Germany and Hungary, #5 in the Czech Republic and Scotland and #14 in Iceland!
The repackaged version of BTS' 2nd EP from 2014, 'Skool Luv Affair', returns to #2 this week, selling another 403,000 units and 775,000 so far!! With all its releases, BTS sold nearly 2,9 million albums last week alone!
Last week's chart topper,
AC/DC
's 17th studio album 'Power Up', dips 1-3 after selling another 145,000 equivalent units and a total of 493,000 since its release 2 two weeks ago!
Ariana Grande
's new album 'Positons' dips 3-4 in its 4th week, after selling another 112,000 equivalent album units and 675,000 so far on the United World Chart after debuting at #2!
Megan Thee Stallion
's new album 'Good News' lands at #5 with first week sales of 110,000, while the late Real Pop Smoke's former #1 Abum, 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon' rebounds 8-6, selling another 90,000 units and 2,851,000 so far!
Former No. 1,
Taylor Swift
's 'Folklore', holds at #7 this week, after selling another 84,000 and 2,747,000 certified album units so far, plus another Million in China, while
Woodz
'Woops' debuts at #8 with 76,000 equivalent album units sold in its first week.
Harry Styles
' 'Fine Line' lifts 10-9 in its 27th week, selling another 62,000 and 3,720,000 so far, while the late 's former #1 Album, 'Legends Never Die' dips 9-10, selling another 59,000 units and 2,480,000 so far!



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