“Flowers” bloom in impressive numbers. During its first chart cycle, “Flowers” racks up 92,000 chart units, including total streams of nearly 10 million. It’s Cyrus’ biggest opening week ever for streams, the Official Charts Company reports, and the market’s biggest debut week since Harry Styles’ “As It Was” blasted to the summit in May 2022.
The promise of Cyrus’ upcoming eighth studio album Endless summer vacation, “Flowers” got off to a hot start everywhere. The single opened at No. 1 on the Chart of Australiaand it smashed Spotify’s global one week streaming brand. The track will do its thing official brand on it Billboard Hot 100 when the latest charts are revealed on Monday (January 23), however Billboard readers have already voted it theirs favorite new release last week.
Previously, Cyrus topped the Official UK Singles Chart with “We Can’t Stop” (from 2013) and “Wrecking Ball” (2013), the latter of which gave her a chart double of its parent Bangers at the same time led the national album survey.
Positions 2-6 are unchanged on the current survey, while St. Louis-raised Metro Boomin wins a career-best with “Creepin'” (Republic Records), with the week and 21 Savage. It’s up 11-7 for Metro Boomin’s first ever UK top 10 single.
Further down the list British singer and songwriter Mimi Webb lands his sixth top 40 with “Red Flags” (Epic). It’s the second-highest new entry this week at No. 23.
Also new to the chart, published Jan. 20, is Fredo’s “Flow” (PG Records), new at No. 30. It’s the London rapper’s 17th top 40 appearance.
Finally, Shakira scores his first UK Top 40 appearance in nearly a decade with “Bizarrap – BZRP Music Sessions #53” (via Dale Play), the break-up song that cut Argentinian DJ and YouTuber Bizarre rap. It’s new at No. 31, Shakira’s 13th top 40 hit — and the Colombian star’s first since 2014’s “Empire” (which peaked at No. 25).