Drake tops the Global Track Chart for a 5th week with 'One Dance' ft Wizkid and Kyla. The song is the bestseller of the week. It's Drake's first No. 1 on the global chart as a major artist.

This week's highest debut is Calvin Harris and Barbadian superstar Rihanna's hit song 'This Is What You Came For' which rockets to no.2. The first collaboration of both artists since the super-smash 'We Found Love'. The tune held the top position of the Global Chart for 14 weeks November - February 2012.

Mike Posner's 'I Took A Pill In Ibiza' returns to no.3.

Former no.1 smash '7 Years' by Lukas Graham slips to no.4.

'Work From Home' by Fifth Harmony feat. Ty Dolla $ign reenters the top five.


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Prince's signature song 'Purple Rain' rises from #20 to #1 this week on the Global track chart, replacing Lukas Graham's '7 Years' which reigned atop for 5 straight weeks. Originally released in November 1984, 'Purple Rain' peaked at #3 globally. Now it is the fifth #1 hit for the legendary R&B superstar, after 'When Doves Cry' (1984), 'Kiss' (1986), 'Batdance' (1989), and 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World' (1994). Two of the Hit Singles are also back in the Top 10 of the global hitlist. 'When Doves Cry' soars from #31 to #6, and 'Kiss' rises from #38 to #9.

The highest debut of the week is Beyoncé's 'Formation', a tune from her new album 'Lemonade'. The song debuts at #8 globally. Another four songs from that album follow at #21 is 'Hold Up', at #23 is 'Sorry', at #27 is '6 Inch' and at #40 is 'Don't Hurry Yourself'.

At #2 for a second week is Drake's 'One Dance' ft. Wizkid & Kyla. The song will most probably be the new ‪#‎1on‬ next week's chart... and it's quite certainly that Drake will be also the new #1 on next week's Global Album Chart. Drake's new Album 'Views' will sell over a million copies in its first week!

Lukas Graham's '7 Years' slips from #1 to #3.


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Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' soared this week to no.1 globally, with massive sales of 703,000 copies. 485,100 copies were sold in the United States alone, with another 63,400 in United Kingdom, 33,000 in Canada, and 20,500 in Australia. 'Lemonade' is Beyoncé's sixth studio album. Beyonce's former and self titled LP, also debuted on the hot spot with sales of 746,000 sales in the week 52, 2013.

Prince has eight of his albums in this week's Global Album Chart. The compilation 'Very Best Of' from 2001, which was #1 last week, is at #2 this week after shifting another 334,000 copies, totalling around 4 million since its original release. Prince's most successful album, 'Purple Rain', is #3 this week with sales of 173,000, and a total of 21 million since its release in 1984. Another two of his compilations, 'Ultimate' from 2006 and 'The Hits/The B-Sides' from 1993 follow at no.5 and no.6 with sales of 94,000 and 77,000 respectively.

Some additional sales stats: '1989' by Taylor Swift sold 15.000 copies last week, reaching a total of 9,452,000 so far. 'Beauty Behind The Madness' by The Weeknd sold also 15,000 units last week, totalling 2,061,000 so far, 'Chaos And The Calm' by James Bay sold 13,000 units last week and has sold a total of 1,367,000 units so far. 'Metal Resistance' by Babymetal sold 226,000 copies so far. 'Confident' by Demi Lovato sold 505,000 copies so far, and the self-titled Beyoncé album has sold 3,900,000 so far.


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No one seems to be able to replace this Danish Phenomenal Band who has conquered the World Chart and remained atop for five straight weeks.

Drake's 'One Dance' makes another big jump from no.5 to no.2 and Mike Posner's 'I Took A Pill In Ibiza' closes the top three.

Prince's Purple Rain' shoots to no.20. The Song was a big hit in 1984 and peaked at no.3 globally. It could go to #1 on the Global Chart next week!


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Prince is still one of the best-selling artists of all time. Between 1984 and 1994 he landed 16 Global Top 10 smashes, from 'When Doves Cry' to 'The Most Beautiful Girl In The World'. But also his compositions for other artists were spectacular successes, including 'Nothin' Compares 2 U' (Sinead O'Connor, 1990), 'Manic Monday' (Bangles, 1986) or 'I Feel For You' (Chaka Khan, 1984). Prince's most successful album, 'Purple Rain' (1984), sold 21 million copies.

Between Prince's death and the end of last week's chart period (Thursday 21, 24:00) were only a few hours. But it was enough, to send him back atop the Global Album Chart. His 'Very Best Of' compilation from 2001 sold 115,000 copies globally during that short time span, 100,200 of it in the United States alone, another 3,800 in Canada. Prince's most successful album, 'Purple Rain', jumped back on the hitlist to no.5. In the few hours till midnight on Thursday 21 it sold another 69,000 units. His compilation 'The Hits / The B-Sides' from 1993 shot to #21 selling 28,000 copies and the 'Ultimate' compilation from 2006 went back to #35 after selling 18,000 copies.

Last week's chart topper, the self-titled album of French singer Renaud, slips to #2, with a 65% sales decline to 111,000 copies, after selling 421,000 copies in just two weeks.

The legendary Latin guitarist Carlos Santana and his band are back with the new studio effort 'Santana IV'. it's not Carlos' fourth album, but his 28th. Santana's most successful album was 'Supernatural' from 1999 with the big hits 'Smooth' and 'Maria Maria'. It sold around 25 million copies to date and ranks at no.38 on the all time Chart.

'1989' by Taylor Swift sold 15.000 copies last week and reaches a total of 9,437,000 so far.

'Nine Track Mind' by Charlie Puth sold also 15,000 units last week, and 404,000 so far.

'Handwritten' by Shawn Mendes sold 11,000 units last week and a total of 821,000 units so far.

'Revival' by Selena Gomez sold 697,000 copies so far.

'Blackstar' by David Bowie 1,725,000, and 'Blurryface' by Twenty One Pilots 1,128,000.




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