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'Kimi Wa Melody' is the 22nd number one hit for this hugely popular Japanese Girl Band! The only other two Acts in history to have had 22 Number Ones are Madonna and Elvis Presley!

'Kimi Wa Melody' is the 29th Global Top 10 success for AKB 48! Only Michael Jackson (33), The Beatles (38), ELVIS PRESLEY (43) and Madonna (47) have had more hit Songs in the Global Top 10.

AKB48 has replaced Rihanna's 'Work', after three weeks at No.1. The song slips to No.3.

Lukas Graham's '7 Years' overtakes 'Work', at No.2 and looks destined to become next week's new global number one!

'Dangerous Woman', the title track of Ariana Grande's upcoming third studio album, shoots to No.9 as this week's second highest debut.


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'2016: Au Rendez Vouz Des Enfoirés' is the World's best-selling Album this week, and debuts, selling 146,000 copies, with 135,000 of those in France! Les Enfoirés is a group of French-speaking artists who give every year, since 1986, a charity concert in aid of the organization Les Restos du Cœur. It's the largest media event in the francophone world.

Adele​'s '25' remains at No.2 for a third consecutive week, despite a considerable 27% sales dip to 119,000. Her former LP '21' has been 150 weeks on the Top 40 list, a historic record! '21' has sold 27,879,000 copies so far. '25' has sold a total of 17,417,000.

Justin Bieber​'s 'Purpose' slips one slot to no.4 with sales last week of 71,000.

At No.3,  is the 7th studio album by the five-member Japanese boy Band News.  'Quartetto' debuted with sales of 109,000, according to Oricon.

The third highest debut of the week is the new album by the American metalcore band Killswitch Engage​. 'Incarnate' closes the top five with sales of 59,000.

'Dark Sky Island' by Enya​ sold 11.000 copies last week and reaches a total of 894,000 so far.

'Get Weird' by Little Mix​ sold 10,000 units last week, and 660,000 so far.

'Delirium' by Ellie Goulding​ sold 12,000 units last week and has a total of 630,000 units so far.

'My Everything' by Ariana Grande​ has sold 1,769,000 as of today.


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In its fourth week, "Work" peaked at number one in the USA and became Rihanna's fourteenth number-one song in America and the 1,052nd number-one single on the Hot 100 Billboard chart overall. Subsequently, she became the artist with the third-most number-one singles on the chart following The Beatles with 20 and Mariah Carey with 18. She broke a tie with Michael Jackson, who had reached 13 chart-toppers on the Billboard Hot 100 in his lifetime. Additionally, "Work" became Drake's second number-one single on the chart, the previous being the pair's 2010 collaboration, "What's My Name?". For the same issue, it rose to number 10 on the Radio Songs chart and became her 24th top-ten single, surpassing Mariah Carey's lead of 23 top-tens on that chart. "Work" is Drake's 14th top-ten song on the Radio Songs chart.

In the United Kingdom, "Work" debuted at number thirteen on the UK Singles Chart in the issue dated February 4, 2016. The following week, it jumped to number four, becoming Rihanna's 27th top-10 hit in the country. It is also her first since "FourFiveSeconds" reached number three in February 2015. It later reached number two during the week of March 3, 2016. The following week, ''Work'' slipped to number 3.

In France, "Work" peaked at number one on the singles chart for two weeks, becoming Rihanna's sixth number-one in the country, the second-highest amount of all time. The single also broke the record for the most streams in a single week, with 2.056 million streams.

In the Netherlands, "Work" was only Rihanna's second single to ever reach the top position on the Single Top 100 Chart, after "Don't Stop The Music" hit number one in 2007.

''Work'' topped the chart in Canada for the issue dated March 12, 2016 marking Rihanna's tenth chart topper. She subsequently joint Katy Perry for the record of the most chart toppers in the history of the Canadian Hot 100. Also it is Drake's first number one in his home country.


Kendrick Lamar has the world's No.1 Album this week with 'Untitled/Unmastered' which was released without advance notice on March 4, selling 187,000 copies in its first week, with 142,100 of it in the United States alone. It's the rapper's second no.1 album in less than 12 months: 'To Pimp A Butterfly' (this week at no.41 with sales of 17,000) debuted atop the chart with 415,000 copies in April, 2015 and has sold a total of 1,35 million so far.


Adele's '25' is still going strong in second position after shifting another 164,000 units. '25' is the best-selling Album of 2016 with sales of 2,328,000. Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' climbs back to no.3 this week, selling another 82,000 copies. 'Purpose' ranks at no.3 on the year-to-date album chart with sales of 1,105,000. Second on the 2016 best-selling Albums list is David Bowie's 'Blackstar' with sales of 1,581,000 sales.

'Title' by Meghan Trainor sold 9.000 copies last week and reaches a total of 1,994,000 so far. 'Get Weird' by Little Mix sold 13,000 units last week, and 650,000 so far. 'Revival' by Selena Gomez sold 10,000 units last week and has a total of 653,000 units so far.
'Farbenspiel' by Helene Fischer sold 2,635,000 copies so far. 'Chambre 12' by Louane has sold 1,025,000 so far, and 'Ensemble' by Kendji 657,000.




The 1975's second studio Album 'I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It' is the World's best-selling Album of the week, after shifting 204,000 units, 98,200 of which in the US according to Billboard / Nielsen Music, 58,400 in the UK, according to the Official charts, and 10,700 in Australia, according to ARIA. Two and a half years ago, the band's first album debuted at no.15 selling 50,000 units in 2013 and sold nearly one million copies to date.

In its 15th week on the chart, Adele's '25' slips to no.2, selling 181,000 units and a total of 17,134,000 since its release on November 20. Her former Album '21' slips one slot to No.24, selling another 24,000 copies, after 148 weeks in the Top 40 and a total of 27,837,000 copies sold.

Japan's boy group Sexy Zone's fourth album 'Welcome To Sexy Zone' is this week's second highest debut at no.3 after selling 111,000 copies, in their native country according to Oricon.

American hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis debut at no.4 globally with 'This Unruly Mess I've Made' and sales of 99,000. It's the follow-up to their multi-million seller and Grammy decorated debut album 'The Heist' from 2012.

Justin Bieber's 'Purpose' closes the top five with sales of 84,000 and a total of 3,984,000 so far.

'19' by Adele has sold another 9.000 copies this past week, reaching a total of 7,099,000 copies so far. 'Get Weird' by Little Mixsold 12,000 units last week, and 637,000 so far. Disney's 'Frozen' soundtrack sold 10,000 units last week and a total of 8,873,000 units so far. 'Revival' by Selena Gomez sold 643,000 copies so far. 'To Pimp A Butterfly' by Kendrick Lamar has sold 1,329,000 units so far.




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