Bizarre rapfrom Argentina, and Quevedofrom Spain, continues to boast the biggest song in the world as “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” spends a second week at No. 1 on both Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S diagrams. A week earlier, the track became that first manager on the lists for each act.
In the meantime A republic‘I Ain’t Worried’ from Top Gun: Maverick soundtrack, flies into both tallies’ top 10, climbs 12-9 on the Global 200 and 14-10 on the Global Excl. U.S
The two charts, which began in September 2020, rank songs based on streaming and sales activity collected from more than 200 territories around the world, as compiled by Luminate. Billboard Global 200 includes worldwide data and Billboard Global Excl. American chart includes data from territories other than the United States
The chart ranks are based on a weighted formula that incorporates official-only streams on both subscription and ad-supported tiers of audio and video music services, as well as download sales, the latter of which reflects purchases from full-service digital music retailers from around the world. world, with sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites excluded from the chart’s calculations.
’52’ No. 1 for the second week on the Global 200
“Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52,” by Argentinian producer/recording artist Bizarrap and Spanish freestyler Quevedo, spends a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 as it drew 92 million streams (up 4%) and sold 1,000 downloads (up 34%) worldwide in the tracking week of 22-28 July.
“For me, he was the perfect bridge between the Argentine urban movement and the world,” Federico “Fede” Lauria, president of Bizarrap’s label, Dale Play Records, told Billboard last week of his 2019 signing of the artist whose “Sessions” series started in 2018. “You could already see his influence in Argentina. His sessions already had an effect.”
(Bizarrap will speak at Billboard Latin Music Week, September 26-30, at the Iconic Songwriter Q&A, presented by Sony Music Publishing. You can sign up here.)
“My music is now being heard all over the world, which is honestly just incredible,” Quevedo wondered, who noted that Bizarrap reached out to him via Instagram for their collaboration. “He told me he liked what I was doing and hoped we could make music together. The timing was perfect because I was in Argentina recording. So we decided to hold the session after that. We recorded the song [and] then spent the day just laughing and watching videos on YouTube.
“Everything Bizarrap touches turns to gold,” Quevedo thought further. “The song is also perfect for summer and festivals, and people can sing along and dance to it. Also, I’m a new artist, so I think people are fascinated by what I’m doing.”
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” Holds No. 2 on Global 200 After Record 12 Weeks at No. 1 Begins April; Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” rebounds 4-3 after reaching No. 2; Kate Bush’s 1985 anthem “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” falls 3-4 after three weeks at the summit, sparked by its sync in the fourth season of Netflix’s Stranger Things; and Bad Bunny’s own “Tití Me Preguntó” is steady at No. 5, after hitting No. 4.
Elsewhere in the Global 200’s top 10, OneRepublic’s “I Ain’t Worried” jumps 12-9 with 31.3 million streams (up 3%) and 7,000 sold (essentially even week-over-week) worldwide. The song marks the Ryan Tedder-fronted group’s first top 10 since the survey began; on the US-based Billboard Hot 100, the single has so far reached No. 24 (as of August 6 chart), marking the band’s highest charting since 2014.
The song is the first Global 200 top 10 from Top Gun: Maverick soundtrack; the set’s “Hold My Hand” by Lady Gaga rose to No. 37 in June.
Bizarrap & Quevedo Also Top Global Excl. U.S
“Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” by Bizarrap and Quevedo simultaneously crowns Billboard Global Excl. US charts for a second week with 86.7 million streams (up 2%) and 800 downloads sold (up 28%) in non-US territories in the 22-28 tracking week. July. (Of the song’s global totals during that time, 94% of its streams and 79% of its sales came from outside the US, and it’s up slightly domestically from respective splits of 96% and 82% a week earlier, as the track is no .5 on the US-based Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart and rises 20-13 on Hot Latin Songs.)
The rest of the Global Excl. US charts top five line up as on Global 200: Harry Styles’ “As It Was” holds at No. 2, after record 13 weeks at No. 1; Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” rises 4-3 after reaching No. 2; Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” slips 3-4 after it topped Global Excl. US three weeks earlier; and Bad Bunny’s “Tití Me Preguntó” is stationary at No. 5, following its No. 4 peak.
As on the Global 200, OneRepublic’s “I Ain’t Worried” will be the band’s first Global Excl. Top 10 in the US, leaves 14-10 with 22.2 million streams and 3,000 sold outside the US
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