EXO's third studio album sold 464,967 copies in its first three days at retail in South Korea alone, according to Hanteo, making it the World's best-selling Album of the Week! It's the fastest selling album of all time in Korea! 'Ex'act' was released in two versions, Korean & Mandarin. Both versions were added together. Exo's former studio album 'Exodus' sold around a million copies so far and was the 26th best-selling Album in 2015 globally!

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' returns to #2 after selling another 75,000 copies and a total of 1,857,000 units after eight weeks since its release.

Paul McCartney's latest compilation arrives at no.3 globally with 70,000 in sales. The LP features all big hits from Paul's solo career and with his seventies-band Wings.

Nick Jonas debuts at no.5 with his third solo album 'Last Year Was Complicated' after selling 59,000 copies.
'1989' by Taylor Swift sold another 12,000 copies this week bringing the total to 9,553,000.

'A Head Full Of Dreams' by Coldplay sold another 37,000 copies bringing their total to 3,130,000.

'Blurryface' by Twenty One Pilots sold another 27,000 copies this week bringing their total to 1,346,000.

Radiohead's 'A Moon Shaped Pool' which debuted at #1, sold another 15,000 and a total of 458,000.

'Anti' by Rihanna sold another 21,000 copies bringing its total to 1,070,000

'Cloud Nine' by Kygo sold another 17,000 copies and a total of 160,000.

'Fallen Angels' by Bob Dylan sold 18,000 and a total of 161,000: 'I Still Do' by Eric Clapton sold another 33,000 bringing the total to 225,000 and 'Immortalized' by Disturbed sold another 17,000 for a total of 747,000.

'Legend' by Bob Marley sold another 17,000 and a total of 33 million making it the best-selling Reggae Album of All Time!

'Purple Rain' by Prince sold another 17,000 with a grand total of 21 million.

'Purpose' by Justin Bieber sold another 29,000, totalling 4,706,000!

'7/27' by Fifth Harmony sold 25,000 copies this week and a total of 149,000.

'Thank You' by Meghan Trainor sold 27,000 copies and a total of 256,000.

'The Very Best' by Prince sold another 23,000 and a total of 4,4 million!

'This Is Acting' by Sia sold 19,000 and a total of 737,000.

'X' by Ed Sheeran sold another 16,000 copies and 8,360,000 so far.



Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling' returns to the top of the Global Track Chart for a fifth week!

'One Dance' by Drake feat. Wizkid & Kyla climbs back to no.2.

'This Is What You Came For' by Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna returns to no.3.

The official song for the 2016 UEFA European Championship, 'This One's For You' by David Guetta ft. Zara Larsson is this week's highest debut at no.19!


'Seal The Deal & Let's Boogie' is Volbeat's sixth Studio Album and jumps atop the global Album Chart with sales of 151,000. of that, over 50,000 copies were sold in Germany and 47,900 copies in the US. Volbeat's last Album 'Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies' peaked at no.5 in 2013 with sales of 96,000.

Paul Simon, formerly one of the folk/pop duo Simon & Garfunkel, made music history. Since their split, he is also a very successful solo artist. His 'Graceland' Album in 1986 was his most successfull. This is his 30th solo studio Album, and is the second best-selling Album in the world this week, with sales of 112,000.

The third-highest debut of the week is the debut album by American country artist Maren Morris. Driven by the lead single 'My Church', her album 'Hero' debuts at no.7 with sales of 40,000.

Some additional sales info: 'Title' by Meghan Trainor sold another 6,000 copies last week and reaches a total of 2,099,000 so far!

'Beauty Behind The Madness' by The Weeknd sold 10,000 units last week, and 2,138,000 so far!

SAM SMITH's 'In The Lonely Hour' sold 6,000 units last week and has a total of 6,561,000 units so far!

Sia's 'This Is Acting' sold 718,000 copies so far.

Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' has sold 4.677,000 copies so far.

'Blackstar' by David Bowie is at 1,805,000.


AKB48's new hit single 'Tsubasa Wa Iranai' debuts atop the Global Track Chart. It's the 23rd global no.1 hit from the girlie idol group. No other act in the music history had as many no.1s on the global chart. The former record was held by Madonna and Elvis Presley, each with 22 no.1 hits. Madonna's last and 22nd chart-leader was '4 Minutes' (a collaboration with Justin Timberlake) at #1 in May and June 2008. Elvis' posthumous released Junkie XL remix of his 'A Little Less Conversation' went to #1 in September 2002. Five years ago nobody would have thought, that a Japanese act could ever tie with Madonna and Elvis Presley! The World has changed and Asia is a force to be reckoned with!

Justin Timberlake's big summer smash 'Can't Stop The Feeling' slips this week to no.2, but could very well be back at #1 next week.

Drake's 'One Dance' is at no.3.

'This Is What You Came For' by Calvin Harris ft. Rihanna slips to #4 and Sia's 'Cheap Thrills' reenters the top five.


Nogizaka 46 are atop the Global Album Chart with their second LP, 'Sorezore No Isu', after selling 274,873 copies in its first week, according to Oricon. The group's debut album 'Tômei Na Iro' also debuted at No.1 in 2015 with sales of 222,031. Japanese idol groups are definitely on top, and AKB48, will soon top the Global Singles Chart with their new hit single 'Tsubasa Wa Iranai' and will set a new all-time record!
Last week's chart-topper, Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman', slips to no.5, after a 71% sales dip to 78,000 units.

Back at No.2 in the Global Album chart is Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' after selling another 106,000 copies. 'Lemonade' has sold a total of 1,693,000 copies so far, and is the 3rd best-selling Album of 2016 after Adele's '25' and Drake's 'Views'.

American country music singer and songwriter ‪#‎DierksBentley‬ is at No.3 with his 9th studio album 'Black', after selling 96,000 copies in its first week at retail. 87,700 of that was in the USA and 5,200 in Canada.
American girl group Fifth Harmony was formed on the second season of the 'X Factor USA' in July 2012. They signed a joint deal with Syco Music, owned by Simon Cowell. Now their second Album '7/27' is at no.4 with sales of 91,000 sales. The album is driven by the big success from the lift-off 'Work From Home', which peaked at no.3 globally seven weeks ago.

Some additional sales info: 'Blackstar' by David Bowie sold 8,000 copies last week and has sold a total of 1,797,000 so far.

'1989' by Taylor Swift sold 12,000 units last week, and has sold 9,529,000 copies so far.

'In The Lonely Hour' by SAM SMITH sold 6,000 units last week and has a total of 6,555,000 units so far.

'This Is Acting' by Sia sold 698,000 copies so far.

'Untitled / Unmasterd' by Kendrick Lamar sold 340,000, and 'Views' by Drake is at 1,676,000.

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