Harry Styles reigns for a 4th week atop the United World Chart with his Global smash hit "As It Was", reaching a new point-peak of 427.000 (up 9%), including 296,000 points from streaming (up 2%), 44,000 points from sales and 87,000 points from airplay (up 47%)!

Posted on May 4, 2022


Harry Styles reigns for a 4th week atop the United World Chart with his Global smash hit "As It Was", reaching a new point-peak of 427.000 (up 9%), including 296,000 points from streaming (up 2%), 44,000 points from sales and 87,000 points from airplay (up 47%)! It's the mega star's biggest hit so far! Harry's debut single, "Sign Of The Times" debuted and peaked at #2 on the United World Chart in week 16, 2017, and "Watermelon Sugar" peaked at no.3 in week 33, 2020, holding for an incredible 44 weeks on the chart! "As It Was" is the first #1 Single released this year, and is the lead track from Harry's hugely awaited third studio album, 'Harry's House', out May 20. The song was written by Styles and the song's producers Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson.
"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. The song also opened atop the Billboard Global 200 with the greatest global streaming week of 2022, becoming Styles' first #1 on the chart. The song debuted at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, marking the first song of 2022 to debut atop the chart, and became Styles' 2nd #1 after "Watermelon Sugar" (2019), simultaneously charting atop Streaming Songs. It also landed at #1 on the Official UK Singles Chart, debuting with the biggest sales and streaming week of any single in 2022, and holds for a 4th week atop the chart and atop streaming with 7.2 million listens, his 2nd UK #1 hit, after "Sign of the Times". "As It Was" has also reached #1 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland, and is a top ten hit in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, South Africa & Spain.

Glass Animals' "Heat Waves" holds at #2 on the United World Chart, scoring another 212,000 points after 2 weeks at #1! The song also holds at #3 on the year-to-date list with a total of 3,635,000 points! Heat Waves" is the group's most successful single to date. By September 2021, the song had accumulated Over 1 Billion streams on Spotify! "Heat Waves" reached #1 in Australia, Canada, Lithuania, Switzerland and the United States after a record-breaking 59 week's climb up the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “Heat Waves” has reached #5 on the UK Official Singles Chart, and was a top-five hit in several other European countries!

"Stay" by The Kid LAROI. & Justin Bieber lifts 4-3 on the United World Chart after 10 weeks at #1, and 17 weeks at #2, scoring another 194,000 points, after 42 weeks on the list! The song holds at no. 2 on the year-to-date list with a total of 3.614.000 points. "Stay" was released via Grade A Productions and Columbia Records on 9 July 2021, as the lead single from Laroi's reloaded mixtape, 'F*ck Love 3: Over You'. The song was written by Laroi and Bieber with producers Cashmere Cat, Charlie Puth, Omer Fedi, and Blake Slatkin, alongside FnZ members Finatik and Zac, and Haan. It's the 2nd collab between the two artists, following Bieber's song, "Unstable", a track from his 6th studio album, 'Justice'. "Stay" peaked atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Laroi's 1st US chart-topper and Bieber's 8th, and held at #1 for 7 weeks and a record 14 non-consecutive weeks at #2. "Stay" also broke the records for most weeks spent in the Hot 100's top two and top three spots, with 21 and 23 weeks respectively. On April 18, 2022, "Stay" became the first song in history to spend its first 40 weeks consecutively in the top 10 of the Hot 100! “Stay” also topped the Billboard Global 200 for 11 weeks, the longest run at #1 in the chart's history! The song debuted at #1 in Australia, and held atop the ARIA Song chart for 17th non consecutive weeks, becoming the longest running #1 single of 2021 and 2nd longest of All Time! "Stay" debuted atop the New Zealand Singles Chart, Laroi's first #1 single and Bieber's 11th overall, and spent 11 non-consecutive weeks at #1! In the UK, "Stay" peaked at #2 behind Ed Sheeran's "Bad Habits", becoming Laroi's 2nd top ten hit in Britain and Bieber's 27th. The song held at #2 for 6 weeks, and became Laroi's joint-highest charting song in the UK along with "Without You". In Ireland, "Stay" peaked at #2 behind "Bad Habits" for 8 weeks, becoming Laroi's highest-charting song in Ireland. “Stay” has reached #1 in #22 countries so far including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Israel, Latvia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and South Korea where it became the longest-charting Single at #1 on the Gaon Digital chart by a foreign act this century! It has also peaked within the top ten in 18 other countries including Bolivia (#7), Croatia, France, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan & Vietnam.

US Rapper Jack Harlow dips 3-4 with his new track "First Class", scoring another 194.000 points! It's the 2nd single from Harlow's upcoming album 'Come Home The Kids Miss You' and samples Fergie's 2006 song 'Glamorous'. 'First Class' debuted at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Harlow's 2nd song and first solo song to top the chart after his collab with Lil Nas X, "Industry Baby" in 2021. It is also his first song to debut atop the chart. “First Class” also debuted at #1 in Australia, Canada & New Zealand, and landed at no.2 in Austria, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, South Africa, Switzerland & the United Kingdom. It has reached the Top10 in Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore & Sweden.

Camila Cabello's "Bam Bam" with Ed Sheeran holds at its peak at #5 on the United World Chart, scoring another 190,000 points! "Bam Bam" was released via Epic Records as the 2nd single from Cabello's third studio album, 'Familia'. "Bam Bam" is the 2nd collab between Cabello and Sheeran, following Sheeran's single, "South of the Border", which also features American rapper Cardi B, from Ed's fourth studio album, No.6 Collaborations Project (2019). "Bam Bam" landed at #23 on the Billboard Hot 100, and at #2 on the US Digital Song Sales chart! It also debuted at #10 on the Billboard Global 200, lifting to #5. The song has reached #8, on the UK Official chart, marking Cabello's 5th Top 10 entry. In Canada "Bam Bam" has reached #6 on the Canadian Hot 100! In Australia "Bam Bam" has so far reached #11. The song has also reached the Top 10 in Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, Slovakia & Switzerlland!

Call 119' by new Japanese superstar boy band Ini lands at #6 on the United World chart, scoring this week’s highest debut with 189.000 points after earning massive physical sales of 586,000 in its first week, this week's highest debut. The song also debuted atop the Oricon Song chart in Japan.

Imagine Dragons' "Enemy" ft. JID dips 6-7 this week on the United World Chart, scoring another 180,000 points in its 24th week on the chart! It was released via Interscope Records and Kidinakorner on October 28, 2021, from the soundtrack of the animated streaming television series Arcane. The song was written by the group alongside Justin Tranter and the producers Mattman & Robin. "Enemy" was also included on the band's fifth studio album 'Mercury – Act 1'. The song has so far reached #5 on the US Hot 100, and #1 in Hungary, Latvia, Poland & Slovakia, and is a Top 10 hit in Austria, Belgium (Wallonia), Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore & Switzerland.

GAYLE's "abcdefu" dips 7-8 in its 23rd week on the United World Chart, scoring another 171,000 points, after spending 8 consecutive weeks at #1! The song is no.1 on the year-to-date list with a total of 3.922.000 points. "abcdefu" was released on August 13, 2021, via Atlantic and Arthouse Records. It was co-written by Gayle with Sara Davis and David Pittenger, and produced by Pete Nappi. The song is the lead single from Gayle's debut EP 'A Study of the Human Experience Volume One'. "abcdefu" has so far peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the weekly charts in Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK, reaching #2 in Australia, Belgium, Lithuania, Poland, and Singapore, and top ten in Canada, Denmark, France, Greece, India, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, and South Korea.

Elton John's "Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)" ft. Dua Lipa holds at #8, scoring another 159.000 points in its 37th week on the chart! "Cold Heart (Pnau remix)" was produced by Australian trio Pnau, and released via EMI and Mercury Records on 13 August 2021 as the lead single from John's 32nd studio album, 'The Lockdown Session's. The song became John's first UK #1 hit in 16 years since "Ghetto Gospel" featuring 2Pac in 2005,and Dua’s 3rd UK No. 1. "Cold Heart" made Elton the 1st solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades! In Australia, "Cold Heart" reached #1 in its 12th week. It’s Elton’s first #1 single in Australia since "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" / “Candle In the Wind” in September 1997. "Cold Heart" is also Dua’s first #1 single and held at #1 for 10 non consecutive weeks on the ARIA chart! In the US, "Cold Heart" peaked at #7 on the US Hot 100, becoming John's 28th top 10 hit and first since "Candle in the Wind 1997"/"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" in 1997, and Lipa's 4th. Elton ties with Mariah Carey and Stevie Wonder for the 6th-most top 10 hits in Hot 100 history! In Canada, "Cold Heart" held at #1 for 12 consecutive weeks, the 5th-longest reign in the chart's history. "Cold Heart" also reached #1 in Belgium (Wallonia), Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Lithuania, Mexico, New Zealand & Poland, and has peaked at #2 in Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Ireland, Latvia, Netherlands, Russia & Slovakia, at #3 in Austria & Germany, #4 in Luxembourg, Norway, Romania & Switzerland, at #5 in Panama & Sweden, and Top 10 in Costa Rica, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Portugal & South Africa.

Ed Sheeran's "Shivers" holds at 10 on the United World Chart, scoring another 129.000 points in its 33rd week on the list! “Shivers” was released via Asylum Records and Atlantic Records on September 10, 2021 as the 2nd single from Ed's 5th studio album, ‘Equals’. "Shivers" debuted at #1 in the UK and Ireland, dethroning Sheeran's previous smash hit "Bad Habits" after 11 consecutive weeks at #1 in both countries. The song has so far peaked at #4 on the US Hot 100 and at #3 on the Billboard Global 200. “Shivers” also topped the charts in Austria, Canada, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland, and reached #2 in Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Finland & Slovakia, #3 in Israel, New Zealand, Norway, Poland & Singapore, #4 in Belgium (Wallonia) & the Netherlands, #5 in the Czech Republic, and Top 10 in Bolivia, France, Hungary, Lithuania & Panama.

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