While global album sales continue to fall dramatically, two Female
Artists have two Albums in the global Top 10 with sales of over one
million in a single week! Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' and 'Finally', a
compilation by J-pop Icon Namie Amuro.

'Reputation' is Taylor's 6th studio album and rockets to the N°1 spot in
its 1st week with massive equivalent sales of 1,619,000, 1,585,000 of
which were pure sales! It's the second best weekly sales frame this
year, after Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' which debuted with 1,789,000
equivalent sales in March. Most of 'Reputation''s sales, ie 1,238,000,
come the United States (Nielsen) with 81,000 from Canada (Nielsen),
83,600 from the UK (Official charts), 55,000 from Australia (ARIA) and
37,000 from Japan (Oricon). Taylor Swift's former album '1989' debuted
with 1,681,000 sales globally, in the week 46, 2014 and has sold a total
of 10,255,000 so far.

Japanese Legend, Namie Amuro is an Icon in her native Japan. 'Finally'
is already her 14th number one Album there and with equivalent sales of
1,113,291, it's the best sales week this year in Japan, followed by
Arashi's "Untitled', which topped the chart on November 4 with sales of
668.000. Namie started her career in 1991 at age 14 as an idol singer in
the band Super Monkey's. In 1995 she signed to Avex Trax and debuted as
a solo artist with the single 'Body Feels Exit'. Namie's biggest success
was her second album 'Sweet 19 Blues' from 1996, which debuted with
massive sales of 1,921,850 copies in its first week and sold nearly 3,4
million to date.


Camila Cabello scores the N°1 spot in the world this week, and tops the Global Track Chart for the 1st time ever! "Havana" was released on August 3, 2017 as a promotional single of Camila's upcoming debut album, along with "OMG". Due to the spontaneous success of the song and Camila discarding "Crying in the Club" from the album, "Havana" became the official lead single. The song has reached N°1 in Australia, Canada, Ireland, Scotland and the United Kingdom as well as the top ten in a number of countries including Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland, while peaking at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, Cabello's highest ranking as of yet.

'Rockstar' by Post Malone feat. 21 Savage moves up one spot to N°2 this week, and Ed Sheerans 'Perfect' moves back up one to N°3.

SAM SMITH's "Too Good At Goodbyes" moves up one spot to N°4 and closing this week's top 5 is Maroon 5's "What Lovers Do" ft. SZA


Sam Smith's 'THe Thrill Of It All' debuts this week at N°1 on the Global Album Chart with 423.000 equivalent sales, 237,000 of which were sold in the United States according to Nielsen Music, 97.000 in United Kingdom (according to Official charts), 16.000 in Canada (Nielsen Music) and 10.000 in Australia (ARIA). The album is powered by the ballad 'Too Good At Goodbyes', which is N°4 on this week's Global Singles chart. 'The Thrill Of It All' follows 'In The Lonely Hour', released in 2014, which has sold nearly 7,2 million to date.

New entry at N°2 for South Korean boy group Seventeen with their second album 'Teen, Age' and sales of 216.000, according to Hanteo.

Japanese Musician and illustrator Kenshi Yonezu debuts at N°3 with 'Bootleg' and equivalent sales of 185.000 sales according to Oricon.

New entry for Maroon 5 at N°4 with their 6th Studio Album 'Red Pill Blues' and equivalent sales of 183.000.

슈퍼주니어(Super Junior) debuts at N°5 with their brand new Album 'Play' and equivalent sales of 126.000.

Ed Sheeran's 'divide' holds at N°6 selling another 107,000 this week in equivalent sales and a total of 7.994.000 so far!

Chris Brown holds at N°7 with 'Heartbreak On A Full Moon', selling another 98.000 copies this week and a total of 187.000 so far!

P!nk's 'Beautiful Trauma' sells another 88.000 this week and a total of 1.122.000 so far!
21 Savage's 'Without Warning' with Offset & Metro Booming slips from 8 to 9, selling another 70,000 and a total of 132,000 so far!

Blake Shelton's Brand new Album 'Texoma Shore' debuts at N°10 with first week sales of 67.000!


Kenny Chesney goes straight to N°1 on the Global Album chart with his
live album 'Live In No Shoes Nation' after 219,000 equivalent sales in
the United States alone where the cost of the CD of Chesney’s album was
included in the price of each ticket sold online for his tour! With
almost 2,000 sales from Canada, the album has a total of 221,000 in its
first week!

Korean Idol group Tohoshinki's 'Fine Collection ~ Begin Again' debuts at
N°2 with 133,000 sales and 'Twicetagram' by TWICE enters the chart at
no.3 with 123,000 sales.
This week's Highest-ranking non-debut Album is P!nk's 'Beautiful
Trauma', which slips one slot to no.4 with sales of 109,000 , a total of
1,034,000 so far.
New entry for Kelly Clarkson's 'Meaingful Life' at N°5 while Ed
Sheeran's 'Divide' ranks holds at N°6, in its 35th week on the chart,
and 97,000 consumption units last week for a total of massive 7,887,000

New entry for Chris Brown's new Album 'Heartbreak On A Full Moon' at N°7
after shifting 89,000 in its 1st week on sale.

21 Savage, Offset & Metro Boomin's 'Without Warning' debuts at N°8 with
sales of 62,000. Post Malone's 'Stoney' holds at N°9 after selling
another 60,000 and Niall Horan's 'Ficker' shifts 56,000 this week and a
total of 299,000 in its first 2 weeks, slipping from N°2 to 10!


"Kaze Ni Hukaretemo" is the fourth Top 10 hit for Keyakizaka 46, but the
first to reach N°1 on the global chart.

Camila Cabello's "Havana" ft. Young Thug is set to become the next
global N°1 hit, powered by the release of the accompanying music video
two weeks ago. "Havana" moves up to N°2, and last week's chart topper,
"Rockstar" by Post Malone & 21 Savage slips to N°3.

The second highest debut of the week, Selena Gomez's "Wolves" with
electronic dance music producer and DJ marshmello, debuts at N°14!

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