Harry Styles’ “As It Was” claims a 12th week at No. 1 on both the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. American charts. The song rewrites the record for longest Global 200 reign and extends its unprecedented run atop Global Excl. U.S
Meanwhile, “Left and Right” by Charlie Puth and Jung Kook, of BTS, launches at No. 2 on Global Excl. US and the Global 200 at No. 5 – equalizing the highest grossing solo hit for a BTS member in both surveys, and the highest grossing solo hit for a starring BTS member.
Additionally, Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” climbs from number 21 to number 9 on the Global 200, after its first full week of tracking, marking her first top 10 on the list.
The two charts, which began in September 2020, rank songs based on streaming and sales activity from more than 200 territories around the world, as compiled by Luminate. The Billboard Global 200 includes worldwide data and the Billboard Global Excl. US chart includes data from areas excluding the US
The chart ranking is based on a weighted formula that includes only official streams at 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 stores from around the world. world, where sales from direct-to-consumer (D2C) sites are excluded from the calculations in the charts.
‘As It Was’ Only Has Most Weeks Atop Global 200
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” adds a 12th week at number 1 on the Billboard Global 200, led by 76.6 million streams (down 7%) worldwide in the follow week of June 24-30. The British star’s song is now the longest command on the chart to date, surpassing the 11-week reign of The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber with “Stay,” which began last August.
Bad Bunny’s “Me Porto Bonito”, featuring Chencho Corleone, returns to its number 2 Global 200 high, from number 5; Kate Bush’s 1985 classic “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” soars 4-3 after a week at No. 1, powered by Netflix’s syncing Weird stuff† and Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” dives to number 4 of his number 2 best.
“Left and Right” by Charlie Puth and Jung Kook, of BTS, soars to the Global 200 at number 5 (72.6 million streams worldwide). Each act makes their first top 10 on the chart – as Jung Kook takes the highest hit of a BTS member and achieves the highest rank for a member of the South Korean group in a lead role. PSY’s “That That,” featuring BTS’ SUGA, debuted at its number 5 peak on the May 14 chart, marking the first and only other top 10 to date for a BTS member on the survey. (BTS has a record of six Global 200 No. 1s.)
Elsewhere in the Global 200’s top 10, Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” jumps 21-9, after its first full week of tracking (June 24-30, after arriving on Tidal at 9 p.m. ET June 20 and its wide release three hours later). It attracted 35.3 million worldwide streams June 24-30 (after logging 27.6 million June 20-23).
The first single from Beyoncé’s album Renaissance (expires July 29) marks its first Global 200 top 10 since the chart’s inception.
Styles stay on top of Global Excl. US, Puth & Jung Kook start at No. 2
Harry Styles’ “As It Was” marks a record-extending 12th week at No. 1 on the Billboard Global Excl. US chart, fueled by 59.5 million streams (down 6%) in areas outside the US in the follow week of June 24-30.
Charlie Puth and Jung Kook’s “Left and Right” Hits Global Excl. US at No. 2. While Puth earns his first top 10 on the chart, Jung Kook adds his second as he becomes the first member of BTS to have multiple top 10s as the song follows his “Stay Alive” which debuted and peaked at number 8 in February. ‘Left and Right’, the third top 10 for a solo by a BTS member, also matches PSY’s ‘That That’, featuring SUGA (No. 2, May), as the highest grossing solo Global Excl. US hit for a BTS member, and sparks the best rank for a group member in a lead role. (BTS has a record six Global Excl. US No. 1s.)
Bad Bunny and Chencho Corleone’s “Me Porto Bonito” Soars 4-3 on Global Excl. US, after reaching number 2; Kate Bush’s “Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God)” drops 3-4, also after hitting #2; and Joji’s “Glimpse of Us” returns to number 5 from its number 2 high.
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