As It Was' by Harry Styles reigns for an 18th incredible week atop the United World Chart, the longest run at #1 in over 2 years, scoring another 322.000 points and a total of 7.032.000 so far, tying The Beatles "Hey Jude" (1968) for 2nd longest run at #1 after "Happy" by Pharrell Williams (2014) and "Everything I Do, I Do It For You' by Bryan Adams from 1991 ( both 19 weeks at #1)!

Posted on August 12, 2022



"As It Was" garnered 183,000 points from streaming, 36,000 from sales and 103,000 points from airplay this week. The song holds at 2 on the Billboard Global 200 singles chart, after 12 weeks atop the tally, the longest running #1 hit in chart history and holds at #2 on the Billboard Global Excl.US after 13 weeks atop the chart, the longest run since the chart began!
"As It Was" is the first #1 Single released this year, and was written by Styles and the song's producers Kid Harpoon and Tyler Johnson. It's the lead track from Harry's new album' 'Harry's House'! "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 and the fastest Solo song to reach a Billion!
"As It Was" dips 2-3 on this week's US Hot 100 after 10 non consecutive weeks at #1, the longest running #1 hit in 2022, and is the 4th song this decade to spend at least 10 weeks atop the chart! The song debuted at #1, 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. "As It Was" also tops the Songs of the Summer chart for a Milestone 10th week!
"As It Was" holds at #3 on the Official UK chart this week, after debuting with the biggest sales and streaming week of any single in 2022 and holding at #1 for 10 consecutive weeks! It's Harry's 2nd UK #1 hit, after "Sign of the Times". "As It Was" holds at #2 in Australia after topping the ARIA Singles Chart for 7 weeks. The Brit’s previous #1 single ‘Sign Of The Times’ (#1 Apr. ’17) spent only one week in the top spot. "As It was" has also reached #1 in Austria, Belgium, 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 and Switzerland, and has reached #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 a top 10 hit in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Spain, Uruguay & Vietnam. The Song has been certified 3x Platinum in Australia, (210.000), 2x Platinum in the US (2 Million) and Platinum in Austria (30.000), Denmark (90,000), France (200.000), Italy (100.000), Mexico (140.000), New Zealand (30.000), Portugal (10.000), Spain (60.000), Switzerland (20.000) & the UK (600.000). It's already Gold in Germany (200.000) and has also been certified Platinum in Greece for 2M streams!

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