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Taylor Swift lands her 6th number one on the United World Chart with "Cruel Summer" which lifts 4-1, with 254,000 points (up 19%) with 139,000 from streaming (up 8%), 54,000 from sales (up 116%), and 61,000 from airplay (up 1%)!

Posted on October 30, 2023



"Cruel Summer" follows Taylor's first No. 1, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" from her 4th studio album 'Red'. The song led the hitlist for 4 weeks in September 2012. Two years later "Shake It Off" and "Blank Space" from her 5th album '1989' topped the United World chart in September & December 2014. "Look What You Made Me Do" from her 6th album 'Reputation' topped the tally in September 2017, and finally "Anti-Hero" from Swift's tenth set 'Midnights' became a No.1 smash hit in November last year. "Cruel Summer" is from Taylor's 2019 album 'Lover'. Swift wrote and produced the song with American musicians StVincent and Jack Antonoff. It was released in 2019 but only went viral this year, after Swift embarked on the Eras Tour which features the song on her set-list. The fan favourite re-entered several charts, finally reaching #1 this week on the US Hot 100 becoming Taylor's Milestone 10th #1 hit! Taylor now ties Rihanna as the only female artists with at least 10 #1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 this century! "Cruel Summer" has spent 10 weeks atop the Billboard Pop Airplay chart, becoming her longest-running #1 song. In October 2023, it marked Swift's 8th song to reach No. 1 on the Radio Songs chart! "Cruel Summer" has peaked at #1 on the weekly charts in Canada, Latvia, the Philippines and Singapore, at #2 in Australia (this week #3), Japan (Billboard Hot Overseas), and the UK(#14 this week) , at #3 in New Zealand and is a Top 10 hit in Croatia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Netherlands, Panama, Poland & Slovakia! It has already been certified 2x Platinum in New Zealand, Platinum in Greece, Portugal & the UK and Gold in Denmark, Italy & Poland!

Doja Cat's chart-topping "Paint The Town Red" holds at #2 on the United World Chart with 253,000 points! It's Doja's first song to have reached #1 on the United World Chart, after reaching #2 with "Say So" in 2020 and #3 with "Kiss Me More" ft. SZA in 2021! The song was written by Doja Cat and produced by EarlontheBeat, Rubin, Jean Baptiste, and DJ Replay. The hip hop track interpolates Dionne Warwick's Iconic hit "Walk On By" (1964) In the lyrics, the rapper dismisses her critics and asserts her own identity! The song became the first solo female rap song in Spotify history to top the platform's Global and US Top 50 charts, and the fastest solo female rap song to reach 100 million streams! "Paint the Town Red" is the first rap song to top the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 non-consecutive weeks, Doja's 2nd leader and first solo US #1, and holds at #2 this week! The song also topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts for 3 weeks as well as the streaming and digital sales component charts. Internationally "Paint the Town Red" has topped the charts in Australia where it holds at #1 for a 5th week on the ARIA chart. The song has also reached #1 in Canada, Czech Republic, Greece, Israel, Japan (Billboard Hot Overseas), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Slovakia, Switzerland and the United Kingdom where it became the first solo song by a female rapper to top the UK Chart! The song has been certified Platinum in Australia, Hungary & New Zealand, and Gold in Canada, France, Greece, Poland, Switzerland & the UK!

Jungkook's "Seven" ft. Latto dips 1-3 on this week's United World chart with 252.000 points after 11 weeks at #1, the longest run atop the chart by a K-Pop Act! It's also the 1st K-Pop song to hold in the United World Top 3 for 14 weeks! "Seven" also scored the Biggest K-Pop Debut of All Time with massive points of 630,000, marking the Top Solo Debut since Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" which landed at #1 in December, 2017 with 631,000 points!
"Seven" is a romantic UK garage, pop song about wanting to spend all of one's time with one's lover. An explicit version of the song was also released. "Seven" debuted atop the daily Global Spotify Chart with almost 16 million streams, recording the biggest 1st day streams for a male artist and collab in history and the biggest debut in 2023! Jungkook became the first K-pop act to top the U.S. Spotify chart and the first K-Soloist to debut atop the Spotify Global Chart and hold at #1 for 66 non consecutive days! "Seven" debuted atop the Billboard Global 200 with 269,000 downloads sold and 217.1 million streams worldwide (July 14 - 20), surpassing Miley Cyrus' "Flowers" for the biggest week for a song by a solo artist since the chart's inception! It also earned the 2nd biggest overall streaming week of all time, behind only "Butter" by BTS (289.2 million streams)! "Seven" is both Jungkook and Latto's 1st Billboard Global 200 #1 and is the Longest charting #1 song by an Asian Act! It's the 2nd song of 2023, after "Flowers", to debut atop both the Billboard Global 200 and the Global Excl'US and the 1st song of 2023 to spend its first 7 weeks atop both charts surpassing "Flowers" (6 weeks). "Seven" spent 9 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Global Excl. US chart, while remaining at #2 on the Global 200 after 7 weeks at #1! The song debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States, joining Jimin's "Like Crazy" as the only songs by K-Pop Soloists to top the chart in Hot 100 history. "Seven" debuted at #3 on the UK Singles Chart, setting a new record as the highest debuting single by a solo Korean act in history, surpassing the record previously set by bandmate Jimin, who peaked at #8 with "Like Crazy" a few months earlier. Jungkook also tied with BTS for the highest Singles chart debut and peak of all time; the band previously debuted at #3 with "Dynamite" in 2020, and "Butter" and "My Universe" in 2021! "Seven" also hit #1 in Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Malaysia, MENA, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiiwan & Vietnam and reached #2 in Australia, New Zealand, Peru and South Korea on the Circle chart. It was a top ten in Austria, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland & UAE! The song has been certified Platinum in Canada and Gold in New Zealand & Portugal!

Bad Bunny dominates this week's United World Chart with 5 new entries from his 5th studio album 'Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana'! This week's Highest debut on the chart is his new smash hit "Monaco" which lands at no.4 with 238,000 points! Released on October 13 as the third single from the album, with an epic video starring Al Pacino, the song debuted at #1 on the Global Spotify chart and debuted at #1 on the Billboard US Hot Latin Songs and at #1 in Mexico and Spain! "Monaco" debuted at #1 on the Billboard Global 200 with 82.3 million streams and 2,000 sold worldwide in its first week (Oct. 13-19). It's Bunny's 4th No. 1, and 2nd No. 1 debut, on the chart, after “Where She Goes” which debuted atop ithe chart n June. “Un x100to,” with Grupo Frontera, also topped the chart for two weeks in May and “Dakiti,” with Jhay Cortez (now Jhayco) ruled for three weeks in November-December 2020. Bad Bunny breaks out of a tie with Drake and Olivia Rodrigo for the most Global 200 No. 1s among soloists! Only BTS has more with 7! The song debuts at #2 in Colombia, Ecuador, the Netherlands & Peru, #4 in Chile, #10 in Switzerland, #12 in New Zealand, #16 in Luxembourg, #28 in Canada, #44 in Italy & 104 in France!

20-year old Canadian singer, songwriter & incredible dancer, Tate McRae, holds at #5 on the United World Chart, with her amazing song "Greedy" scoring another 197,000 points after scoring the Largest Points Increase for 2 weeks in a row! The song first went viral on TikTok, when a snippet was leaked in August 2023. "Greedy is McRae's highest charting song on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #14 so far! The song has reached #1 in Austria, Denmark, Greece, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Norway! Its holds at #2 in Australia and is #2 in Austria, Ireland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovakia & Switzerland, #3 in Belgium (Flanders), Czech Republic, Latvia, Malaysia, MENA, the UAE & the UK, #4 in Canada, Germany, the Billboard Global 200, and is a Top 10 hit also in Belgium Wallonia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Iceland, India, MENA, Poland, Portugal & Sweden!

JungKook's chart-topping smash hit "3D" ft. Jack Harlow, spends a 3rd week in the United World Top 3, at #6, scoring another 181,000 points! 3D is Jungkook's 2nd song to debut atop the United World Chart & Billboard Global 200, selling 119,000 units and drawing 104.3 million streams globally in its 1st week! He is the only K-Pop Soloist to achieve 2 x #1 songs on both the United World Chart and the Billboard Global 200 in history! The Pop/R&B track was co-written by Jack Harlow and co-produced by BloodPop and David Stewart, and is from JungKook's hugely awaited debut solo studio album, 'Golden', scheduled for release on November 3, 2023! "3D" I sJungkook's 2nd song to debut atop the Billboard Global 200. He is the only BTS member of BTS to achieve 2 x #1 songs as a solo artist on the chart. In countries outside of the US, "3D" sold 70,000 units inn its 1st week and drew 91 million streams, also debuting atop the Global Excl. US chart, Jungkook's 2nd No. 1 on the list after "Seven". It's Harlow's first number one on both Billboard Global charts, after 3 top-10 hits! The soong is #8 this week on the Billboard Global 200 and #5 on the Global ExcL'US. 3D is Jungkook's 2nd top-10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and Harlow's 4th, landing at #5 with 13.6 million streams, 3.1 million radio audience, and 87,000 sales, topping the Digital Song Sales chart, the best-selling song of the week, becoming both Jungkook and Harlow's 3rd number one. Jungkook is the first member of BTS to achieve multiple solo top-10 entries on the Hot 100! 3D debuted at #5 on the UK Official Singles Chart, making Jungkook the first K-pop solo artist ever to achieve two consecutive UK top five entries and the only Korean Soloist after PSY with "Gangnam Style" which hit #1 in 2012, and "Gentleman" which reached the Top 10 in 2013! The song holds for a 5th week in the UK Top 40 at #32 this week. "3D" has peaked at #7 in Australia & #9 in New Zealand. It has so far reached #1 Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, MENA, North Africa, Philippines, Singapore & the UAE and is a Top 10 hit in Canada, Greece, Japan, Peru, South Korea, Taiwan & Vietnam and a Top 20 hit in Bolivia, Ecuador, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg & Romania.

Iñigo Quintero's new smash hit "Si No Estas" lifts 9-7, reaching a new peak in its 3rd week on the United World Chart, scoring another 176,000 points! The Song is going strong on streaming, holding at #1 on the Global Spotify chart for multiple days! The 22-year old Spanish musician self-wrote and produced his debut single which was first released in 2022 but didnt break through until September 2023, a full year later, going viral on TikTok. It has reached #1 in Austria, France, Luxembourg, Peru, Spain & Switzerland, #2 in Belgium Wallonia), the Netherlands & Norway, #3 in Germany, #5 in Ecuador & Sweden, #6 in Bolivia, #9 in Colombia & Italy and #10 in Belgium (Flanders) & the Billboard Global 200!

Bad Bunny's"'Perro Negro" ("Black Dog") ft. Feid scores the 2nd Highest New Entry, landing at no.8 on the United World chart with 172,000 points. The song debuted at #1 in Colombia, Ecuador & Peru, #2 in Bolivia, #3 in Spain and on the US Hot Latin Songs chart, #4 in Mexico and the Billboard Global 200 with 56.8 million streams in its 1st week, #5 in Chile and #89 in Canada!

Dua Lipa's global hit "Dance The Night" dips 7-9 on the Inuted World chart with 157,000 points in its 21st week on the chart after peaking at 2! "Dance the Night" is #29 on the UK Official chart after going to #1 and becoming her 4th #1 UK single! In Ireland the song debuted at #1 on the Irish Singles Chart, becoming Dua's 4th No. 1! The song is #13 on the ARIA chart in Australia after peaking at 3. It has reached #5 in New Zealand and #6 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the singer's 5th top-ten single in the US! In Canada, "Dance the Night" reached #4 on the Canadian Hot 100, becoming the singer's 4th top-five song! "Dance the Night" has also reached #1 in Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Luxembourg & Ukraine, and has peaked in the top-ten in Austria, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Lebanon, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Suriname, Switzerland & Uruguay. The song has been certified Platinum in Australia, Canada, Italy & New Zealand and Gold in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Portugal, Spain, and the UK!

British phenomenon, Kenya Grace's viral hit "Strangers" re-enters the United World Top 10 at 10 with 154,000 points after peaking at 8! It's Grace's breakthrough single, reaching number-one in the UK and holding atop the UK OFficial Singles chart for a 2nd week! The song is #5 this week on the ARIA chart in Australia after peaking at 2! The song has peaked at #1 in Austria, Latvia, Lithuania & Slovakia, #2 in Australia, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Top 10 in Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Ex'US, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, MENA, the Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland & the UAE! The song has been certified Gold in Canada and silver in the UK!

Bad Bunny's " Fina" scores the 3rd Highest New Entry, landing at no.11 on the United World Chart with 152,000 points, and debuts at #6 on the Billboard Global 200 with 51.7 Million streams worldwide, according to Luminate! Bad Bunny has now 19 top 10 hits on the Global 200, surpassing Taylor Swift (17) for the 2nd-most, after Drake’s 35!

Bunny's 'Hibiki' scores the 4th Highest New Entry, landing at no.17 with 121,000 points, and 'Nadie Sabe' scores the 5th Highest New Entry, debuting at no.24 with 101,000

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