"Can't Stop the Feeling!" was recorded by American singer and songwriter
Justin Timberlake for the soundtrack to the film Trolls, for which he
serves as the executive music producer. It was written and produced by
Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. The song was released on May 6,
2016 with Timberlake giving his first televised performance of it at the
Eurovision Song Contest grand final.
The single debuted atop the US Billboard Hot 100, opening with 379,000
downloads in its first week, marking Timberlake's fifth No. 1 single in
the country. It was the 2nd song to spend its first 10 weeks atop the
Digital Songs chart, joining The Black Eyed Peas' "Boom Boom Pow"
Internationally, it topped the charts in Argentina, Brazil, Belgium,
Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Russia,
Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland, and
went top-five in most countries in Europe.
"Can't Stop the Feeling!" was the best-selling song of 2016 in the US
with 2.4 million copies sold. For Apple Music it was the second most
streamed and downloaded song of the year after Drake's "One Dance"
featuring Wizkid & Kyla.
The Official Charts Company from the UK named it Timberlake's biggest
song in the country, for over 1 million units sold.
Drake's 'One Dance' is close behind at No. 2 and Sia's 'Cheap Trick' is
the 3rd best-selling Song of 2016!
It's not a surprise, that Adele's '25' album leads the Annual
best-selling Albums chart for a second consecutive year. The Album was
released on November 20, 2015 and sold an incredible 14,970,000 copies
in the last six weeks of 2015! '25' shifted another 4,586,000 units in
2016 and is the only album with more than 3 million sales!
The second best-selling Album of 2016 is Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' which sold
2,653,000 units and was also the best-selling Album of those released in
Drake's 'Views' is the World's 3rd best-selling Album with sales of
2,615,000 followed by Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' at 2,303,000 units and
Coldplay's 'A Head Of Full Dreams' which sold 2,104,000 copies!
The Weeknd's Starboy reigns for a fourth week atop the global track
chart and closes the year at the top!
Bruno Mars's "24k Magic" stays at No. 2 while Rae Sremmurd's "Black
Beatles" moves up one to No. 3.
Clean Bandit's "Rockabye" feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie moves to No. 4
from No. 7!
The Chainsmokers "Closer" featuring Halsey closes the Top 5.
For the first time ever in the Top 10 is 'Human' by Britsh colossus
Rag’n’Bone Man. The song holds the top position in Germany for an
incredible 12th week (according to GfK) and in his native country Rag'n'
Bone Man sails to no.2 this week (according to OCC).
The Rolling Stones closed 2016 at the top of the Global Albums Chart
after selling another 317,000 copies of their latest LP 'Blue &
Lonesome' released on December 2, 2016. It is the band's first Album to
feature only cover songs, and their first studio release since 2005's 'A
Bigger Bang'. Eric Clapton contributed guitar on two tracks. The album
debuted at No. 1 on the World chart moving 477,000 units, 106,000 of
those in the UK where it also debuted at No. 1, the second-highest
opening sales week for an album in the UK in 2016. In the US, it debuted
at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 with 123,000 album-equivalent units, of
which 120,000 were pure album sales. Last week the Album sold another
318.000 copies globally, second only to J. C Cole's '4 Your Eyes Only'
which debuted at No. 1 on the global chart after selling 417,000 copies!
With this week's sales, in total, 'Blue & Lonesome' has now sold a total
of 1,112,000 units worldwide in its first three weeks since its release!
Pentatonix's 'Christmas' effort reaches a new peak at no.2, driven by a
31,5% sales boost to 238,000 copies!
Bruno Mars' '24k Magic' climbs two slots to no.3 with sales of 216,000.
Adele's '25' re-enters the Global Top 10 at No. 9 after selling another
"Starboy" was released as the lead single from The Weeknd's third studio
album of the same name on September 22, 2016. The artists co-wrote the
song with Doc McKinney, Jason “Daheala” Quennevhlle and Henry "Cirkut"
Walter. Doc McKinney and Henry "Cirkut" Walter assisted Daft Punk in the
song's production. Lyrically, "Starboy" incorporates themes of the
extravagance associated with a celebrity lifestyle, as well as
discussing how the celebrity lifestyle can make an entertainer fragile.
The Mannequin Challenge's 'Black Beatles' by Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci
Mane, remains for a second week at no. 2.
At No. 3 is Bruno Mars' '24k Magic'.
'Futari Saison' by Keyakizaka 46, their second global Top 10 smash,
debuts at no.4, this week's highest debut on the chart.
'All I Want For Christmas Is You' by Mariah Carey shoots from no.27 to
no.13 with the largest increase for the 2nd week!