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The "Perfect" love ballad is still the World's best-selling Single, topping the global track chart for a 5th consecutive week!

Camila Cabello's "Havana" ft. Young Thug" holds at N°2.

Post Malone's "Rockstar" ft. 21 Savage holds at N°3 while Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You" makes a spectacular comeback at no.4 this week. The song is now exactly one year on the chart. It is the 2nd best-selling Song of all time since the global chart started, behind Elton John's 'Candle In The Wind 1997'. 

Closing this week's N°5 is Imagine Dragons' "Thunder" while Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still" rockets back up the chart from 16 to 6!

Eminem's "River" ft Ed Sheeran slips 2 spots from 5 to 7 while Selena Gomez's "Wolves" ft. marshmello slips one spot from 7 to 8. 

Dua Lipa's "New Rules" moves up one spot from 10 to 9 and closing this week's Top 10 is SAM SMITH's Too Good At Goodbyes", down 4 spots from last week!

Maroon 5's "What Lovers Do" ft. SZA moves up 3 sots from 14 to 11.

New entry at N°12 for NMB48's "Waroto Pipo" at N°12.
and Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" ft. Daddy Yankeerebounds 13 spots back to N°14. 

NF's "Let You Down" moves up 2 spots from 15 to 13 while 

Also on the up is G-Eazy & Halsey's "Him & I" which climbs from 26 to 15 and closing this week's Top 20 is the other G-Eazy hit 'No Limit" with ASAP Rocky and @Cardi B...

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Ed Sheeran has not only the World's best-selling Single this week but also the World's best-selling Album! 'Divide' is back at N°1 for a sixth non consecutive week with 198,000 in equivalent sales this past week! After 44 weeks on the chart, the Album has surpassed 9,834,000 in sales. 

 

'Best Generation', a compilation by the seven member boygroup Generations debuts at N°2 with 196,000 sales and '092', by the idol girl group HKT48, enters the chart at N°4 with 123,000 sales according to Oricon. 

 

At N°3 is the soundtrack to the new blockbuster 'The Greatest Showman', up 7 Spots from last week!

 

Closing the global Top 5 is Eminem's 'Revival', which sold another 119,000 last week. The Album debuted at N°1 a fortnight ago and has a total of 975,000 so far!

 

At N°6 is Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' after selling another 97.000 units and a total of 3.078.000 since its release!

 

SAM SMITH "The Thrill Of It All" slips two spots to N°7 after seling another 86.000 units this week and a total of 1.630.000.

 

Imagine Dragons' 'Evolve' rockets 10 spots to N°8 with 71.000 equivalent sales this week and a total of 2.015.000. 

 

P!nk's 'Beautiful Trauma' slips from 6 to 9 with 65.000 inequivalent sales this week and 2.013.000 since its release!

 

Closing this second week in 2018's Top 10 Albums globally, is #U2's 'Songs of Experence' after selling another 60.000 equivalent sales this week and 925.000 totally.

 

WORLD'S N.1 SINGLE OF 2017

Posted on January 09, 2018

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"Shape Of You" is not only the best-selling SIngle of 2017 but has become one of the greatest hits of all time! On the All Time Global Chart only "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston (1992) and "Candle In The Wind" by Elton John (1997) rank higher than "Shape Of You".

"Shape of You" was released as a digital download on 6 January 2017 as one of the double lead singles from his third studio album ÷ (2017), along with "Castle on the Hill". The song was the last song written for Sheeran's third album. "Shape of You" had originally been written with Rihanna in mind. As he had already written all the songs he wanted for the album, the song was therefore not intended to be included in the album. It was conceived as a duet between Rihanna and Rudimental. "['Shape of You'] is actually a really random one because I went in to write songs for other people with a guy called Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid, and we were writing this song and I was like 'this would really work for Rihanna,'" he explained. "And then I started singing lyrics like 'putting Van The Man on the jukebox' and I was like 'well she's not really going to sing that, is she?' And then we sort of decided halfway through that we were just going to make it for me."

"Shape of You" peaked at N°1 on the singles charts of 44 countries, including the US Billboard Hot 100 and the UK, Australian and Canadian singles charts. It has stayed at number one for a record-tying 16 consecutive weeks on the Canadian Hot 100, as well as 14 non-consecutive weeks on the UK Singles Chart, and 12 non-consecutive weeks on the Billboard Hot 100. On 21 September 2017 it became the most streamed song of all time on Spotify, with over 1.32 billion streams.

"Shape of You" debuted at N°1 on the UK Singles Chart on January 13, selling 227,000 combined units in its first week. The song was certified Silver in the first week due to selling 200,000 units and Gold in the second week selling 400,000 units. The song remained at N°1 in its second week, selling 139,000. It stayed at N°1 for 13 consecutive weeks on the UK Singles Chart, and a further week at the top after a week's interruption by Harry Styles' "Sign of the Times". In July 2017, the song reached 184 million in streams, making it the most-streamed song in the UK of all time! It was the nation's highest selling and most streamed track of 2017 with 787,000 copies sold and 248 million streams throughout the year!

The song debuted at N°1 on the Billboard Hot 100, selling 240,000 downloads and gaining 20 million streams in its debut week in the US, becoming Sheeran's first N°1 song in the country. Sheeran also became the first artist to debut two songs in the top 10 the same week in the history of the Hot 100, with "Castle on the Hill" also debuting at number six. "Shape of You" topped the Hot 100 for 12 non-consecutive weeks. "Shape of You" broke the 20-year-old record. As of August 2017, "Shape of You" is the best selling song of 2017 in the US with 2.3 million copies sold, the only one to sell over two million. It is also the most streamed song with 799.7 million combined audio and video streams. The song became the N°1 song of the year on Billboard Hot 100 in 2017.

The Song debuted at N°1 in France, and was later certified diamond there. According to Pure Charts, in the first half of the year 2017, the song reached 631,000 units (105,000 sales and 526,000 units from streams) and as of September 2017, it exceeds 812,109 units (707,109 from streams).

In Australia, the song stayed at No. 1 for 15 weeks, breaking a record set 22 years ago by Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise". In doing this, it also broke ABBA's record of fourteen weeks at number one, which was set on the previous Australian charts before the ARIA charts became Australia's official charts. "Shape of You" was also Australia's highest selling song of 2017 with 630,000 copies sold by the end of the year.

The song is the first ever N°1 single of the Philippine Hot 100 upon the chart's inception on 12 June 2017. It stayed at the top for 4 consecutive weeks before it was dethroned by "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber.

Worldwide, the song reached one billion streams on Spotify in June 2017. It became the most streamed song on Spotify in September 2017, reaching 1,318,420,396 streams overtaking Drake's "One Dance".

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Korean Superstars EXO top the World Album chart with their new EP 'Universe' (Winter Special EP 2017) and equivalent sales of 356,000! Even though the Album was delayed due to the tragic passing of SHINee's Jonghyun, the Album has scored in physical sales, debuting atop the global chart.

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' is the 2nd best-selling Album of the week, having shifted another 341,000 in equivalent sales for a total of 9.636.000.

Last week's number one, Eminem's 'Revival', slips to N°3 with 254,000 sales and a total of 856,000 after two weeks on the chart.

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' shifts another 178.000 in equivalent sales this week, slipping one spot to N°4 with total sales so far surpassing 2.981.000.

Sam Smith's 'The Thrill Of It All' closes this week's top 5, down one from last week, with equivalent sales of 168.000 and 1.544.000 in total!

P!nk's 'Beautiful Trauma' slips one spot to N°6 after selling another 132.000 equivalent sales this week and 1.948.000 so far!

Michael Bublé's 'Christmas' slips one spot to N°8, shifting another 131.000 copies and 11.721.000 in total so far since its release in 2011.

New entry at N°8 for Travis Scott & Quavo's new Album 'Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho' which debuts with sales of 122,000!

#U2's 'Songs Of Experience" slips from 7 to 9 with equivalent sales this week of 115,000 and total sales since its release 4 weeks ago of 865.000!

Closing this week's top 10 is the Soundtrack of The Greatest Showman with equivalent sales of 113.000.

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Ed Sheeran opens 2018 atop the global track chart with his smash hit "Perfect" after spending christmas on top of the world!

Camila Cabello's "Havana" ft. Young Thug holds firm at N°2 as does Post Malone's "Rockstar" at N°3.


Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" moves up one from 5 to 4, her highest peak since the Song's release in 1994.


Eminem's "River" ft. Ed Sheeran closes this week's top 5 on the global chart, down one spot from last week!


SAM SMITH's "Too Good At Goodbyes" holds toight at N°6 while Imagine Dragons' "Thunder" rockets from 15 to 7.


Wham!'s "Last Christmas" slips one from 7 to 8 while Selena Gomez's "Wolves" ft. marshmello holds at N°9.


Closing this week's top 10 is Dua Lipa's "New Rules"!


Lil Pump's "Gucci Gang" moves up from 13 to 11 and Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You" holds tight at N°12.


New entry for Hey! Say! Jump's "White Love" at N°13!


Maroon 5's "What Lovers Do" slips from 10 To 14 and NF's "Let You Down" slips one spot to N°15.


Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still" slips 5 spots from 11 to 16 and Charlie Puth's "How Long" moves up one from 18 to 17.


Marshmello's "Silence" ft. Khalid slips 2 spots from 16 to 18, G-Eazy's "No LImit" moves up from 21 to 19 and Zayn's "Dusk Till Dawn" ft. Sia closes this weeks top 20.



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