BLACK ROSE SAID‘s “Pink Venom” spends a second week atop both Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S diagrams. A week earlier the song launched with the second-highest worldwide weekly streaming total since surveys began in September 2020.
Plus, and Elton John and Britney Spears“Hold Me Closer” debuts at No. 6 on the Global 200, while on the Global Excl. U.S, IVE‘After Like’ rises from No. 27 to No. 9 after its first full week of tracking and TWICE‘Talk That Talk’ begins at No. 10.
The two charts 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.
BLACKPINK Tops Global 200, John & Spears Soar In
BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom” adds a second week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200, as the South Korean act’s first chart leader drew 108.4 million streams (down 49%) and sold 7,000 downloads (down 81%) worldwide in August . 26-Sept. 1 tracking week.
A week earlier, the song by the quartet (Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé) roared in with the second-biggest worldwide weekly streaming total – 212.1 million – since the Global 200 started in September 2020, trailing only the 289.5 million that BTS ‘ “Butter” drew, also in its first week, as reflected on the chart on June 5, 2021.
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” rebounds 3-2 after a record 13 weeks atop the Global 200; Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” rises 4-3 after reaching No. 2; Bizarrap and Quevedo’s “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” falls 2-4 after four weeks on top; and Bad Bunny’s own “Tití Me Preguntó” holds No. 5, after hitting No. 4.
Elton John and Britney Spears’ “Hold Me Closer” enters the Global 200 at No. 6 with 27.1 million streams and 74,000 sold worldwide in its first week, following its Aug. 26 publication. The song is a mash-up of three John hits: basically 1972’s “Tiny Dancer” and 1992’s “The One,” along with his 1976 Kiki Dee duet “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.” The new mix arrives as John’s second top 10 in the Global 200’s nearly two-year history, following his previous multi-classic reworking of his catalog, his Dua Lipa collaboration “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix),” hit No. 3 in January.
Spears scores her first Global 200 top 10. (In her only previous appearance on the chart, her 2000 chestnut “My Only Wish” [This Year]” here no. 112 during the 2021-22 holiday season.)
K-Pop Power: BLACKPINK, IVE & TWICE
BLACKPINK’s “Pink Venom” simultaneously crowns Billboard Global Excl. US chart for a second week as the group’s second leader (following “Lovesick Girls” in October 2020) tallied 99.5 million streams (down 50%) and sold 5,000 (down 84%) in non-US territories in August. 26-Sept. 1 tracking week.
The rest of the Global Excl. The US top five also remains in place from a week earlier: Bizarrap and Quevedo’s “Bzrp Music Sessions, Vol. 52” at No. 2, after five weeks at No. 1; Harry Styles’ “As It Was” at No. 3, after a record 13 weeks at the top; Rosalía’s “Despechá” at No. 4, after reaching No. 3; and Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” at No. 5, after rising to No. 2.
South Korea’s IVE scores its second Global Excl. US top 10 — and its best position on the chart — as “After Like” jumps 27-9 in its second week. In its first full tracking week, following its August. 22 release, the song – which incorporates an instrumental hook from Gloria Gaynor’s 1979 disco anthem “I Will Survive” – drew 25.9 million streams and sold 3,000 outside the US
The six-man act previously hit Global Excl. US Top 10 with “Love Dive”, which reached No. 10 in April.
TWICE also records its second Global Excl. US top 10 as “Talk That Talk” debuts at No. 10 with 38.8 million streams and 5,000 sold outside the US Aug. 26-Sept. 1. The song is from the nine-member South Korean group’s new EP, Between 1&2: 11th mini albumWhich one starting at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
TWICE ties its best Global Excl. Ranking in the US, after “The Feels” debuted and peaked at #10 in October 2021.
Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global excl. US charts (dated September 10, 2022) will be updated on Billboard.com tomorrow (September 7, one day later than usual due to Monday’s Labor Day holiday in the US) For both charts, the top 100 titles are available to all readers at Billboard.com, while the complete 200 titles can be viewed on Billboard Pro, Billboard‘s subscription-based service. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.
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