Taylor debuts atop the Global track chart with huge sales & streaming,
especially in the United States. According to Nielsen Soundscan &
Billboard, the smash hit got 353,000 paid downloads and 84,4 million
streams in its initial week!

It's the second-best start of a song this year, second only Ed Sheeran's
"Shape Of You" which came out the 3rd week of January 2017. 'Look What
You Made Me Do' interpolates the melody of 'I'm Too Sexy' by Right Said
Fred (1991) and is the first Single from Taylor Swift's upcoming sixth
studio album 'Reputation'. It's only the 4th global number one smash
this year, after '24k Magic' by Bruno Mars (2 weeks), 'Shape Of You' by
Ed Sheeran (16 weeks) and 'Despacito' by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee (17

"Despacito" slips to No. 2 in its 28th week on the chart. Its the 36th
Single on the ALL TIME CHART. 'Shape Of You' by Ed Sheeran is no.9 on
the All Time chart!


Josh Homme and his band Queens of the Stone Age rock to the top of the
Global Album Chart with their 7th studio set 'Villains' and 186,000
equivalent sales, 73,000 of which in the US, 32,000 in the UK, around
12,000 in Germany, 10,000 in France, 9,800 in Australia and 9,000 in
Canada! The band's former studio album '...Like Clockwork' went to no.2
in the week 25, 2013 with 196,000 sales, outsold by Daft Punk's 'Random
Access Memories'. 'Villains' is the highest of seven debuts in this
week's Top 10!

The second highest debut is 'Garakuta', the new Album by Japanese
singer-songwriter Keisuka Kuwata, frontman of the Southern All Stars
'Gaakuta' debuted with 178,000 equivalent sales, according to Oricon.
Lil Uzi Vert enters the Global Album chart at No.3 with his brand new
Album 'Luv Is Rage 2' and 157.000 equivalent sales this 1st week!

Xxxtentacion's '17' debuts at No. 4 with 118.000 equivalent sales!

Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' is no.5 this week with 89,000 equivalent sales.
Its total sales are at 7,087,000, maj-king it by far the best-selling
Album of 2017!

The War On Drugs has a brand New Album, 'A Deeper Understanding' which
bows at No. 6 with 80.000 equivalent sales.

Fifth Harmony's self entitled Album bows at No. 7 on the Global Chart
with 73.000 equivalent sales.
French Star Calogero debuts at No; 8 with his brand new Album 'Liberté
Chérie' and 68.000 equivalent sales this first week, mainly in France!

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' is No. 9 after 19 weeks in the Top 10 and
another 66,000 consumption units this week, with a total of 2,887,000 so
far. 'Damn' is the best selling Album in America so far this year!

Imagine Dragons' 'Evolve' closes this weeks top 10 with
62.000 equivalent sales this week and a total of 928.000 so far


Noone can remove "Despacito" from atop the Global Track chart! Only
seven songs have lasted atop the chart for at least 17 weeks in almost
60 years of the Global track chart history: Bryan Adams '(Everything I
Do) I Do It For You' (1991) and Pharrell Williams 'Happy' (2014), each
scored 19 weeks at No. 1: The Beatles 'Hey Jude' (1968) was No. 1 for 18
weeks, and Whitney Houstons 'I Will Always Love You' (1992), Los Del
Rio's 'Macarena' (1996), Black Eyed Peas 'I Gotta Feeling' (2009), and
ELVIS PRESLEY's 'Now Or Never' (1960), each scored 17 weeks at the top.

Next week Taylor Swift 's new smash 'Look What You Made Me Do' will be
making a deep impact on the hitlist with massive initial sales of over
500,000 and streaming.

The Highest debut on this week's tally is 'Friends', a new smash from
Justin Bieber and a cooperation with American record producer and
songwriter BloodPop The song debuts at no.4 on this week's chart!


Wanna One has sold another 112,000 units of their chart topping Album
'To Be One' and a grand total of 531,000 so far after just two weeks!
The South Korean Band top the Global Album chart for a 2nd consecutive

In 2nd place is Ed Sheeran's 'Divide' after selling another 93,000
equivalent sales. It's the first time in its 25 weeks on the chart that
Ed's LP sold less than 100,000!

Kendrick Lamar's 'Damn' rises from no.6 to no.3, selling another 63,000.

Imagine Dragons' 'Evolve' moves up 3 spots to no.4, also with 63,000
sales, a little 1,5% decrease since the last week.

Closing the top 5 is this week's highest debut, 'Science Fiction', the
fifth studio album by the American rock band Brand New. It debuts with
63,000 sales, 58,000 of it from the United States alone. It's the first
studio album of the band since nearly eight years since 'Daisy' in 2009!

Ke$ha's new Album 'Rainbow' slips from No. 2 to 6 after selling 54,000.

New entry for Steven Wilson's 'To The Bone' at No. 7 after selling
53,000 copies globally!

Kodak Black's 'Project Baby 2' enters the chart at No. 8 selling 51,000

DJ khaled 'Grateful' slips from 8 to 9 after selling another 45,000
copies and Neck Deep's 'The Peace And The Panic' debuts at No. 10
selling 45,000 copies!

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.

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