South Korean boy band, Wanna One, are taking the world by storm with
their debut Album 'To Be One', at No.1 on the United World chart with
massive sales of 419,000 in its initial week (according to Hanteo and
Oricon). The K-Pop boy band is composed of 11 members: Kang Daniel, Park
Ji-hoon, Lee Dae-hwi, Kim Jae-hwan, Ong Seong-wu, Park Woo-jin, Lai
Kuan-lin, Yoon Ji-sung, Hwang Min-hyun, Bae Jin-young and Ha Sung-woon.

Kesha's 'Rainbow', the 3rd album by American singer Ke$ha, debuts at No.
2 with 155,000 equivalent sales, 116,000 of it from the US and 10,000
from Canada according to Nielsen Soundscan and 7,900 from the UK
(according to the Official Charts. Ke$ha's former album 'Warrior'
debuted at no.16 in December 2012 with 113,000 sales!

Japan's V6 opens at No. 3 with 'The Ones' and 129,000 equivalent sales,
most of it in Japan.

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide', slips two places to No. 4 with equivalent sales
of 101.000 and a total of 6.905.000.

'Holiday Night', the 9th album by Korean idol group 소녀시대(Girls'
Generation), enters at No. 5 this week with equivalent sales of 95.000!

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn', the World's 2nd best-selling Album of the Year
after Ed Sheeran's 'Divide', sells another 68.000 copies for a total of

Imagine Dragons 'Evolve' slips 3 to No. 7, with 64.000 equivalent sales
for a total of 803.000 after 8 weeks on the chart.

DJ Khaled's 'Grateful' moves up 2 from 10 to 8 after selling another
54.000 copies this week and a total of 655.000!

EXO's latest smash 'The War' slips from 7 No. 9 with 53,000 sales. In
its four weeks on the chart it has sold over a million copies according
to Gaon, and is now the 23rd best-selling Album of 2017 according to the
World chart.

"Despacito" holds at No. 1 atop the Global Track Chart and could set a
new all-time record if it resists another 4 weeks! Only Bryan Adams
"Everything I Do I Do It For You" and Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' have
resisted longer at No. 1, each with a 19 week run! "Despacito" has been
15 weeks atop the US Hot 100 and if on Monday it holds at No. 1, it will
automatically tie with Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men's 'One Sweet Day' for
the longest run of all time atop the Hot 100. " One Sweet Day" topped
the chart for 16 weeks in 1995/1996!

"Despacito" has also been 17 weeks atop the Official German chart, and
ties for the longest run at No. 1 with Boney M.'s 'Rivers Of Babylon'
(1978) which also held the top spot for 17 weeks in Germany.


This week 渡辺美優紀(NMB48)'s new album, 'Namba Ai (Ima, Omou, Koto)' debuts
at No. 1 on the Oricon chart in Japan and is also the No. 1 best-selling
Album globally, with 159,000 sales, according to Oricon. NMB48 is a
Japanese idol girl group that debuted in 2011 as the second sister group
to AKB48, produced by Yasushi Akimoto. The name "NMB" comes from "Namba"
in the Minami district in Osaka.

At No. 2 this week on the World Chart is Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' with 104k
sales more and a total of 6.804.000 copies since its release in March,
making it the best-selling Album of 2017 so far!

The second new hot debut Album on this week's Global Top 10 best-selling
Albums chart, compiled by Fred Chuchel, is 'Tycoon, the 9th studio album
by the Japanese fusion band UVERworld which enters the chart at no.3
with 90,000 sales (according to Oricon).

Imagine Dragons's 'Evolve' moves up 2 spots to No. 4 this week with
sales of 70,000 and a total of 739,000 copies since its release 7 weeks

'Verse 2', the first EP by the South Korean duo JJProject (Official),
part of the boy group GOT7, debuts at no.5 with 70,000 sales (according
to Hanteo and Oricon).

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' moves up one with with 68,000 sales and
2,690,000 and is the second best-selling Album of 2017.

Former chart topper, EXO's 'The War (Korean & Mandarin Version', slips
from 3 to 7 this week with sales of 67.000 for a total of 774,000.

Lana Del Rey's 'Lust For Life' sells another 60,000 and a total of
329,000 so far.

Former No. 1, Arcade Fire's 'Everything Now', sells 53.000 this week
globally and a total of 294,000.

DJ Khaled closes the Global Top 10 with Grateful' and sales of 51,000,
with a total of 601,000 so far!

Luis Fonsi's "Despacito" with Daddy Yankee including the Justin Bieber
Remix reigns atop the Global Track Chart for an amazing 15th week!

DJ Khaled's "Wild Thoughts" ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller holds at No. 2
for an 8th straight week!

Calvin Harris's "Feels" ft. Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams & BIG SEAN
holds at No. 3.

Charlie Puth's "Attention" remains at No.4 for a 4th week while
French Montana's "Unforgettable" ft. Swae Lee Lee moves up one to No. 5.

Ed Sheeran's "Shape Of You" slips one to No. 6 after topping the global
chart for 16 straight weeks earlier this year.

Shawn Mendes's "There's Nothing Holding Me Back" holds at No. 7.

Liam Payne's "Strip That Down" ft Quavo moves up one to No. 8.


Arcade Fire's 'Everything Now', the Canadian indie rock band's 5th Album
is the world's second best-selling of the week with 241,000 equivalent
sales (217,000 digital / physical album sales and the rest streaming).
52,000 of these equivalent sales were in Canada according to Nielsen
Soundscan, 100,000 were in the US, and 36,000 were in the UK. The band's
former album, 'Reflektor', was the World's top selling Album week 46,
2013 with 278,000 pure album sales.

EXO's 'The War', last week's best-selling Album, is the 3rd top selling
Album this week with equivalent sales of 223,000!

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' sells another 109,000 in equivalent sales and a
total of 6.7 Million!

Lana Del Rey's 'Lust for Life' is the 5th top selling Albul of the past
week with equivalent sales of 75,000 and a total of 269,000!

Imagine Dragons 'Evolve' is No. 6 after selling another 74,000 in
equivalent sales, and a total of 660,000 globally since its release.

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn.' is the 7th best-selling Album of the week with
70.000 in equivalent sales this week and a total of 2.622.000. It's the
N1 top selling Album in America of 2017!

Linkin Park's 'One More Light' is the No. 8 best seller, with sales of
67,000 and a total of 652,000 globally in 2017.

DJ Khaled's 'Grateful' slips 3 spots to No. 9 with equivalent sales of
56,000 and a total of 550,000 so far!

Alice Cooper 's 27th studio LP debuts at No. 10 with 'Paranormal' and
50,000 consumption sales!

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