Drake & 21 Savage’s ‘Rich Flex’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Global 200 Chart

Drake and 21 Savage‘s “Rich Flex” is off to a strong start, launching at No. 1 on the Billboard Global 200 diagram. Meanwhile, Drake places eight songs in the top 10, including seven with 21 Savage, from the pair’s collaborative LP Her lossWhich one borders on No. 1 on US-based Billboard 200 album chart.

In the meantime Sam Smith and Kim Petras“Unholy” rebounds for a fifth week at No. 1 on Billboard Global Excl. U.S diagram.

Elsewhere, Olive tree and Robin Schultz‘s “Miss You” hits Global Excl. USA top 10, jump 14-8.

The two global 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. US chart includes data from territories other than the US

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.

Drake & 21 Savage ‘Flex’ Atop Global 200

Drake soars into the Global 100’s top 10 with eight debuts, including seven with 21 Savage, featuring all eight tracks from their new collaborative album Her loss.

Here’s a rundown of the eight new songs in the Global 200’s top 10 — all by Drake and 21 Savage unless otherwise noted:

  • None. 1, “Rich Flex”
  • None. 3, “Major Distribution”
  • None. 5, “On BS”
  • None. 6, “Pussy & Millions” (feat. Travis Scott)
  • None. 7, “Spin Bout U”
  • None. 8, “Circo Loco”
  • None. 9, “Privileged Rappers”
  • None. 10. “BackOutsideBoyz” (Drake)

“Rich Flex” leads with 93.9 million streams and 3,000 sold worldwide in November. 4-10 tracking weeks.

Drake adds his second Global 200 No. 1 since the chart’s inception, after “What’s Next” debuted atop the chart dated March 20, 2021. 21 Savage achieves his first chart leader.

Drake, meanwhile, increases his total to 27 Global 200 top 10s, the most of any act since the survey began. 21 Savage pushes his tally to 12 top 10s. Plus, thanks to his featured turn on the chart’s No. 6 song, Travis Scott earns his fourth Global 200 top 10.

Meanwhile, Drake becomes the only artist to log at least eight songs in the Global 200’s top 10 twice. Ahead of this week’s bounty of eight top 10s thanks to Her losshe posted eight along with the chart arrival of his album Certified Lover Boy (September 18, 2021). In the only week in which an artist has reached multiple simultaneous top 10s, Taylor Swift added the level of nine songs two weeks ago.

Speaking of Swift, her “Anti-Hero” slips to No. 2 on the Global 200 after spending its first two weeks on the chart at No. 1, while Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” falls 2-4 after four weeks at the summit.

Smith & Petras Return to No. 1 on Global Excl. U.S

Sam Smith and Kim Petras’ “Unholy” rebounds from No. 2 for a fifth week at No. 1 on Billboard Global Excl. US chart, with 58.4 million streams (down 4%) and 7,000 downloads sold (down 10%) in non-US territories in November. 4-10 tracking weeks.

Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero” Slips to No. 2 After Two Weeks at No. 1 on Global Excl. U.S; David Guetta and Bebe Rexha’s “I’m Good (Blue)” rises 4-3 after hitting No. 2; Drake and 21 Savage’s “Rich Flex” Debuts at No. 4; and Manuel Turizo’s “La Bachata” lifts 7-5, after reaching No. 3.

Drake and 21 Savage also start at No. 10 on Global Excl. USA with “Major Distribution.” The former now has four top 10s since the chart started, while the latter scores his first.

Plus, Oliver Tree and Robin Schulz’s “Miss You” borders 14-8 on Global Excl. US with 31.6 million streams (up 3%) and 2,000 sold (up 12%) outside the US The song (whose official video premiered on October 27) marks the first top 10 on the chart for both California-born Oliver Tree and Germany native Schulz. The former previously hit No. 22 with “Life Goes On” in October 2021, while the latter hit a previous best of No. 73 peaked with “All We Got”, featuring KIDDO, in February 2021.

Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global excl. US charts (dated November 19, 2022) updated on Billboard.com on Tuesday (November 15). For both charts, the top 100 titles are available to all readers on Billboard.com, while the complete 200 titles are visible on Billboard Pro, Billboard‘s subscription-based service. For all chart news, follow @billboard and @billboardcharts on both Twitter and Instagram.

Luminate, the independent data provider for Billboard charts, completes a thorough review of all data submissions used to compile the weekly chart rankings. Light through reviews and authenticates data. In cooperation with Billboarddata deemed suspicious or unverifiable are removed using established criteria before final chart calculations are made and published.

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