Former chart topper, Lin Miranda's hugely successful Disney soundtrack, 'Encanto', rebounds 4-1 on the United World Chart for a 7th non-consecutive week with 88,000 equivalent sales and 2.075.000 since its release! it's the most successful album this year, and leads the year-to-date list with 1,984,000 sales!

Posted on April 28, 2022


Former chart topper, Lin-Manuel Miranda's hugely successful soundtrack Disney Encanto rebounds 4-1 on the United World Chart for a 7th non-consecutive week with 88,000 equivalent sales and 2.075.000 sold since its release! it's the most successful album this year, and leads the year-to-date list with 1,984,000 sales! Released by Walt Disney Records on November 19, 2021, the album contains 8 original songs written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and produced by Mike Elizondo, and recorded by various singers, with 27 score pieces composed by Germaine Franco. It has been released in 44 languages, other than English and Spanish! The soundtrack album was a huge commercial success, and topped the Billboard 200 chart for 9 weeks. The album also hit #1 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom, and was a top ten hit in various other territories. 'Encanto' is the first Disney animated film in history to generate multiple top-10 Hot 100 entries. "We Don't Talk About Bruno" is the album's most successful track, topping the UK Singles and the US Hot 100 charts for multiple weeks!

Former #1, Olivia Rodrigo's 'Sour', climbs 5-2 on the United World Chart after selling another 87,000 units and 5.212 Million in its 43rd week since its release on May 21, 2021, via Geffen Records. The album was written by Rodrigo and her producer Dan Nigro. Originally planned as an EP, it became a full-length album following the viral success of Olivia's debut smash hit "drivers license". Rodrigo is the 1st artist in history to debut her first 3 singles in the top 10 of the US Hot 100, and 'SOUR' is the 1st debut album in history to spawn 2x #1 debuts on the chart! The album broke the global Spotify record for the biggest opening week for an album by a female artist, topping the charts in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, the UK and the US! 'SOUR' won Best Pop Vocal Album and Pop Solo Performance for "drivers license" at this year's Grammys. Olivia was the world's 4th best-selling female artist of 2021, after Taylor Swift, Adele and Billie Eilish as per the IFPI!

Last week's chart topper, 'Glitch Mode' by NCT DREAM, slips 1-3, selling another 78,000 sales, and a total of 777.000 so far! 'Glitch Mode' is NCT Dream's 2nd studio album, released on March 28, 2022, via SM Entertainment. 'Glitch Mode' surpassed 2.03 million pre-orders on the day of release, the 2nd-highest ever for an SM Act exceeding NCT Dream's previous career high of 1.71M pre-orders with their debut album 'Hot Sauce'. The album debuted at #50 on the US Billboard 200 dated April 9, 2022, selling 15,000 album-equivalent units, and is NCT Dream's first entry on the chart! It landed at #2 on the Billboard World Albums chart. 'Glitch Mode' was released just 9 months after NCT Dream's debut album 'Hot Sauce', and is the group's 2nd album to feature a 7-member lineup following Mark's return. 'Hot Sauce' also debuted at #1 on the United World Chart with 1,027,000 equivalent album sales and ended up #4 on the Year-End Chart 2021 with total sales of 3,003,000!

Rock Legends, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, slip 2-4 on the United World Chart with 'Unlimited Love', their 12th studio album and first in almost 6 years, selling another 77,000 equivalent units and 285.000 so far. Their previous album, 'The Getaway' (2016), debuted at no.1 on the Global chart with 342,000 sales! 'Unlimited Love' was released via Warner Records on April 1, 2022 and was produced by Rick Rubin. The first single off the album, "Black Summer", was released in February 2022, and became the Chili Peppers' 14th number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. "These Are the Ways" followed in March 2022. 'Unlimited Love' debuted at #1 in 16 countries including the United States, giving the band their first #1 album in their home country since 2006's 'Stadium Arcadium’!

Macross 40th Anniversary super-dimensional collaboration album 'Deculture!! Mixture!' starring Sheryl & Ranka of Walküre debuts at #5 with 72.000 units sold in Japan in its first week, after landing at #1 on the Oricon album chart in Japan!

Korean Superstar Suho from the Iconic K-Pop Band EXO, lands at #6 on this week's United World Chart with his latest masterpiece 'Grey Suit' selling 70,000 equivalent units globally in its 1st week! SUHO's long awaited solo comeback album doesn't disappoint. 'Grey Suit" is also the title of the title track of his 2nd mini-album. SUHO made his solo debut back in 2020 with 'Self Portrait'. SUHO then enlisted in the Korean military and recently completed his civic duty back in February of this year. Suho's vocals are full of emotion in the powerful ballads on his latest album!

New entry at #7 for Camila Cabello's amazing new album 'Familia', with 1st week sales of 72,000! 'Familia' is Camila's 3rd studio album, recorded during the COVID-19 pandemic between 2020 and 2021 with producers Mike Sabath, Ricky Reed, Edgar Barrera and Cheche Alara. The album was inspired by the "manifest collective joy" Cabello felt with her family during the pandemic and is about connecting with the singer's Latin American roots. Familia features guest vocals from Ed Sheeran, Willow Maria Becerra and Yotuel. The album was preceded with the lead single "Don't Go Yet", which reached 42 on the Billboard Hot 100, and "Bam Bam" which has peaked so far at 23 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the UK Singles Chart, #7 on the Billboard Global 200 and #5 on the Canadian Hot 100.

Doja Cat's 'Planet Her' dips 7-8 on the United World Chart in its 34th week on the chart, after selling another 67.000 equivalent sales this week and 3.113.000 in total! 'Planet Her' was released on June 25, 2021, by Kemosabe and RCA Records and is named after a fictional planet created by Doja Cat to compare her musical style's shift to travelling outside of Earth and into outer space. Doja Cat exec-produced the album with Yeti Beats, Al Shux, Dr Luke, Aaron Bow, Rogét Chahayed, Mayer Hawthorne, Kurtis McKenzie, and Y2K, among others. The album spawned several global hits including "Kiss Me More" featuring SZA, "You Right" with The Weeknd, "Need to Know" & "Woman"! 'Planet Her' reached #1 in Lithuania & New Zealand, and #2 in Australia, Canada, Norway, Sweden and the US, spending 4 weeks at #2 on the Billboard 200 chart in the US. It was a top ten hit in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands and the UK where it reached #3, and was the tenth best-selling album worldwide in 2021 according to IFPI!

Wet Leg, a British indie rock band from the Isle of Wight, founded in 2019 by Rhian Teasdale and Hester Chambers, lands at #9 on the United World Chart with their self-titled album after selling 65,000 equivalent album units globally. The band became famous in 2021 when their debut single, "Chaise Longue", became a viral hit. 'Wet Leg' was released on April 8, 2022, and has so far hit #1 in the UK & Australia, #4 in Ireland & New Zealand and #10 in the Netherlands!

Jack White's 'Fear of the Dawn' has landed at #10 on the United World Chart after selling 57,000 units globally in its 1st week. 'Fear of the Dawn' is the 4th studio album by American Rockstar Jack White, and was released on April 8, 2022, via Third Man Records. The album was written in Nashville and recorded throughout 2021. The Album was preceded by "Taking Me Back" which dropped in October 2021, his first solo single since 2018. In November, White revealed he would release two solo albums in 2022: 'Fear of the Dawn', which would feature his traditional rock sound, and 'Entering Heaven Alive', a folk album, set for release on July 22. In December 2021, White announced the Supply Chain Issues Tour which kicked off on April 8, 2022, in Detroit and will also hit Europe. On February 11, 2022, White released the title track "Fear of the Dawn" as the B-side of the lead single from 'Entering Heaven Alive'. On March 3, 2022, White released the song "Hi-De-Ho" ft. rapper Q-Tip, formerly of hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest, as the 2nd single off 'Fear of the Dawn'. On April 7, 2022, White released "What's the Trick?" as a last surprise single the day before the album dropped! 'Fear of the Dawn' has so far hit #2 in Scotland, #3 in the UK & Switzerland, #4 in Austria and the US, on the Billboard 200 in the US, having topped both the Billboard Top Alternative and Top Rock Album charts, and #6 in Germany!

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